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Monday, March 1, 2021

Sci-Fi/Action Thriller "RAINFALL" Amasses Mega Global Sales - Starring Ken Jeong, Temuera Morrison, Daniel Gillies

 


Film Mode Entertainment’s "RAINFALL" Amasses Mega Global Sales
 
 
Action-packed, sci/fi action feature with top-of-the-line VFX, starring KEN JEONG, TEMUERA MORRISON, DANIEL GILLIES, and JASON ISAACS takes Berlin and EFM by storm with sales from North America to the UK to Germany and beyond

 

 
BERLIN (March 1, 2021) - Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment (FME) is thrilled to announce a slew of international sales on RAINFALL. The action packed, sci/fi feature was met with an overwhelmingly positive response from international buyers.
 
 
The film stars Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians, The Hangover), Temuera Morrison (Aquaman, The Mandalorian – on Disney+ ), Daniel Gillies (The Originals) and Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter series of films, The OA, The Death of Stalin, The Patriot, Black Hawk Down). The film was written and directed by Luke Sparke (Occupation, Red Billabong). 


 
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“We’re thrilled the global marketplace and audiences alike are responding so favorably to RAINFALL,” said Epstein. “The majorly talented ensemble cast brings a worldwide following that has proven to be incredibly viable as sales for the film continue to rack up across the world.” Said Epstein.
 
 
“We have been overwhelmed by the initial response so far and are confident audiences will begin to discover the film as the news spreads of it’s incredible VFX and fun factor.  There is no better time for pure entertainment than now, and Rainfall delivers.”  Said producers Carly Imrie and Carmel Imrie.
 
 
RAINFALL sales include North America - Saban, United Kingdom - Signature, CIS - Paradise, France - Metropolitan, Germany - Splendid, Japan - New Select, Middle East - Eagle Films, Pan-Asia PTV - Disney/Fox, Scandinavia - Smile Entertainment, South Korea - Scene&Sound, Taiwan – Moviecloud, Singapore - Shaw, Spain - Flins & Piniculas, and Vietnam - Noori.
 
 
The huge scope of the film, including Visual Effects by the VFX artists behind Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Blade Runner 2049, the amazingly talented and revered cast and a captivating and enthralling story, make Rainfall a major commercially viable film unique to its genre and filmmaking as a whole.
 
 
RAINFALL takes audiences two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, with the last survivors fighting back in a desperate ground war. As casualties mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies uncover a plot that could see the war come to a decisive end.
 
 
The film is produced by Carly & Carmel Imrie (Occupation, Red Billabong) and American co-executive producer Todd Williams (The Nun, Alex and Me).
 
 
 
About Film Mode Entertainment
Film Mode Entertainment is a leading worldwide sales agent, production entity and distribution company, focusing on commercially driven feature films of all genres and budget sizes. Film Mode represents projects at all stages of the filmmaking process, often as Executive Producer, with the aim of helping producers and distributors achieve maximum exposure for their films. Film Mode’s recent titles include CRYPTO starring Kurt Russell, Luke Hemsworth and Alexis Bledel, HOOKING UP starring Brittany Snow, Sam Richardson and Vivica A. Fox, STAGE MOTHER starring Academy Award nominee Jacki Weaver, Lucy Liu and Adrian Grenier, and DREAMKATCHER starring Radha Mitchell, Lin Shaye, and Henry Thomas.
 
Previous releases include SUGAR MOUNTAIN starring Jason Momoa, and THE GOOD NEIGHBOR starring Academy Award nominee James Caan. Film Mode accelerated their growth and expanded their capabilities by entering into a partnership with SCREEN MEDIA, representing their catalogue of more than 600 titles, including WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE starring Leonardo DiCaprio, who was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his performance, and MONSTER, starring Charlize Theron who won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress for the film. The company also has its own distribution arm, as well as a documentary label, DocMode. Film Mode is based in Beverly Hills, CA.



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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Great 3 Stooges Running Gag: "Secret Panel Corpses" (video)

 



A secret panel opens revealing a stiff body...

...that leans forward on a Stooge's shoulder.

He pushes it back and it leans forward again.

The Stooge turns around and sees the body and gets scared.

(threestooges.net)

IF A BODY MEETS A BODY (1945)
WHO DONE IT? (1949)


I neither own nor claim any rights to this material.  Just having some fun with it.  Thanks for watching!



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Saturday, February 27, 2021

TERROR FILMS Sets Premiere Date for Paranormal Horror Film "REVISITANT" This March 5th -- See Trailer HERE!

 


 

Los Angeles, CA (Thursday, February 25th, 2021) – Genre distributor TERROR FILMS has acquired Worldwide, digital rights to Renaissance Entertainment’s paranormal horror film REVISITANT.

Written, directed and produced by Jon Binkowski, the film is follow up to his 2014 film, The Visitant. This second film reunites several of the original cast members including: Michele Simms (Killer Kids), Sallie Glaner (Marriage Killer) and Lisa Enos Smith. Smith has also executive-produced both films.

Co-written by Stephen DeWoody and produced by Patty Bender, the film centers around a single mother and her two teenage daughters. Together, they find themselves under attack by an evil entity that was passed onto them by its previous victim. 

 


REVISITANT will make its worldwide debut Friday, March 5th on the KINGS OF HORROR Youtube Channel. The KINGS OF HORROR channel hosts over 1 million subscribers and is still growing. As well, The Visitant debuted on KINGS OF HORROR in November of 2015 and has garnered over 7-million views. 

Now, this original film will be reintroduced to horror fans as a lead-in to REVISITANT. The showing of The Visitant will include a live chat with filmmakers Jon Binkowski and Lisa Enos Smith - on February 26th. To join that event, visit this link here  and set a reminder: https://youtu.be/7KDrmYRUc4o

Then, REVISITANT will be released across multiple digital platforms on April 16th, six weeks after its initial streaming window on KINGS OF HORROR. In advance of the film’s debut, the genre distributor is sharing the official trailer, poster and several images - to give horror fans a sneak peek. 



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To learn more about Terror Films, visit: TerrorFilms.net

And here: https://www.facebook.com/TerrorFilmsLLC

To learn more about KINGS OF HORROR, visit their official channel at:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu0bxC7vG_HKWJ7ijO9QKwg



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Friday, February 26, 2021

Swedish TV Series "AGENT HAMILTON" Premieres on MHzChoice.com, + NEW Int'l series, French Films & Returning Faves, All in March

 


MHz Choice to Premiere Swedish Action Series
‘Agent Hamilton’

Plus a March 2021 Line-Up of New International Series,
Returning Favorites and a
French Movie of the Week Series!


MHz Choice, the premiere streamer specializing in international series for U.S. and Canadian audiences, announces their March lineup, including the 10-episode Swedish series Agent Hamilton, which brings the energy and thrills of action movies such as Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher and is named one of 12 must-see TV titles by Variety.

The new limited Irish series Grace Harte is shot in stunning black and white and is reminiscent of Hitchcock’s Rebecca, while Bannan, a Scottish series, is a prodigal daughter tale set on the Isle of Skye. The Movie of the Week series continues with telefilms from France, as well as the sexy Hungarian movie Demimonde - think The Favourite without royals in 1914 Budapest. There are also new episodes of returning series, including Inspector Dupin, Anatomy of Evil and Murder by the Lake, for those who love The Bridge and The Tunnel. Plus a full series of French films in the Movie of the Week series!

The full March 2021 schedule is below and available at mhzchoice.com


MARCH 2
INSPECTOR DUPIN | GERMANY | BETA FILMS | NEW EPISODES
Parisian homicide inspector Georges Dupin relocates to Brittany despite his fish allergy, fear of the ocean and feeling like a fish out of water.


MARCH 9
ANATOMY OF EVIL | AUSTRIA | BETA FILMS | NEW EPISODE
Police psychologist Richard Brock fights crime and his own demons in this dark mystery series set in Vienna.


MARCH 16
BANNAN | SCOTLAND | VIDEOPLUGGER | NEW SERIES
This character-driven drama features a tight-knit Highland community on the Isle of Skye with conflicts and passions brewing just slightly beneath its surface.


MARCH 16
GRACE HARTE | IRELAND | VIDEOPLUGGER | NEW LIMITED SERIES
A stranger's arrival leads to tragedy for a couple running a dilapidated hotel on the west coast of Ireland.


MARCH 23
DEMIMONDE | HUNGARY | VIDEOPLUGGER | TV MOVIE
The story of three women in 1914 Budapest whose passionate, bizarre and complex relationship can only lead to one thing - murder.
 
MARCH 23
MONEY, MURDER, ZURICH | GERMANY | BETA FILMS | NEW SEASON
Popular German crime drama about a disgraced lawyer who returns to his native Zurich to work as an unlicensed defender.


MARCH 30
AGENT HAMILTON | SWEDEN | BETA FILM | NEW SERIES
Former Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton (Jakob Oftebro), trained by the U.S. Navy Seals to join an illegal black ops cell within the Swedish military, is caught up in a murder investigation seemingly linked to cyber attacks.
 
MARCH 30
MURDER BY THE LAKE | GERMANY | BETA FILM | NEW EPISODE
With Germany, Switzerland and Austria all sharing its shores, Lake Constance inevitably has stories to tell… of underwater secrets, people who've disappeared in the night, of mysteries haunting its depths and occasionally spilling out onto the surface.


FRENCH MOVIE OF THE WEEK


MARCH 2021 SCHEDULE

MARCH 2 - A MAN AU PAIR
50-something Maxime, unemployed since he was laid off from his finance sector job, is finally offered full-time work... as a nanny!
 
MARCH 9 - UNEXPECTED
Jeanne is a senior executive when, at 57, she’s forced to retire, and soon after falls for a 35-year-old - throwing her life and the lives of those around her into turmoil!
 
MARCH 16 – WITHOUT A TRACE
Two mismatched strangers, Martin and Adele, try to unravel the mysterious disappearance of their loved ones.
 
MARCH 23 – LIFE AFTER KILLING
An Italian jeweler shoots a robber in self-defense in front of his family - now, he must face the consequences of his actions.
 
MARCH 30 – RUSSIAN ROULETTE
An antiques dealer hatches a devilish plan to get rid of his wife, setting off a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
 


About MHz Networks
MHz Networks offers viewers access to a library of the best television mysteries, dramas, comedies and documentaries subtitled in English through its subscription streaming service, MHz Choice. Select MHz Networks content is also available on DVD and on its free ad-supported service MHz Now, available on Samsung TV Plus. New MHz Choice customers receive a free 7-Day Trial. For more information, go to mhzchoice.com.



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Thursday, February 25, 2021

All Aboard!!! - "INFINITY TRAIN: BOOK TWO" -- Explore The Mystery On 5/25 When the DVD Comes To A Town Near You!

 


All Aboard for a Mind-Bending Journey
 
"INFINITY TRAIN: BOOK TWO"
 
The DVD Arrives at Your Destination on May 25th  
From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment



BURBANK, CA (February 24, 2021) – Every train car is an adventure, and nothing is what you expect! Created by Owen Dennis (former writer and storyboard artist from Cartoon Network’s Emmy-nominated series, “Regular Show”), the critically acclaimed, Infinity Train: Book Two will be released on DVD on May 25, 2021 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Developed through Cartoon Network’s award-winning Global Artists program, Infinity Train’s original short provoked immediate attention, garnering more than 5 million views on its YouTube page to date!

Infinity Train: Book Two follows Mirror Tulip, an escaped reflection from the mirror world, and Jesse Cosay, a 14-year-old jock from Arizona. As the pair finds themselves on the run from the mirror police, themes of identity, friendship and peer pressure arise.

Go on an epic journey with all 10 episodes from the second season and bring home over an hour of bonus features including commentaries, animatics, and an image gallery! Infinity Train: Book Two DVD is priced to own at $14.97 SRP ($18.94 in Canada).



SPECIAL FEATURES


    Commentaries
    Animatics
    Image Gallery


10 EPISODES

    The Black Market Car
    The Family Tree Car
    The Map Car
    The Toad Car
    The Parasite Car
    The Lucky Cat Car
    The Mall Car
    The Wasteland
    The Tape Car
    The Number Car



DIGITAL
Infinity Train: Book Two is available to own on Digital. Digital purchase allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital movies and TV shows are available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu and others.


STREAMING
Produced by Cartoon Network Studios, all seasons of Infinity Train are now available exclusively on HBO Max  with Infinity Train: Book Four coming soon.


BASICS
Release Date: May 25, 2021
Presented in 16x9 widescreen format
Price: $14.97 SRP ($18.94 in Canada)
Running Time: Feature: Approx. 114 min
Enhanced Content: Approx. 162 min
1 DVD-9s
Audio – English (2.0), Latin Spanish
Subtitles – English



About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.
 
About Cartoon Network Studios
Established in 2000, Cartoon Network Studios (CNS) is a global animation and interactive studio recognized for its innovative approaches to IP development and world-building. Fostering a creator-driven environment, CNS is home to hundreds of visual artists who have been a part of the studio’s many critically acclaimed and groundbreaking animated series including Adventure Time, Craig of the Creek, Steven Universe, Summer Camp Island, The Powerpuff Girls, and We Bare Bears. CNS has also produced notable Adult Swim hits such as Primal, Samurai Jack, and Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.
CNS has been honored with multiple awards and accolades including: Emmy®, Peabody, GLAAD and Annie Awards. Internationally, the studio also garnered the BAFTA Children’s Award, Italy’s prestigious Pulcinella Award and Annecy Festival’s Cristal Award. Currently, CNS houses a VR lab, and produces an array of interactive formats and products for youth and young adult audiences around the world. As part of its ongoing efforts to discover unique and promising voices everywhere, the studio has a robust global Artist Program and has numerous partnerships, including Exceptional Minds, Black Women Animate and California Institute of the Arts.
 
About WarnerMedia
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. Warner Media is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).



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