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Australia’s MONSTER PICTURES counts Cannes breakout film RAW among its Marche acquisitions

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In their most successful market outing to date, Monster Pictures, genre label and producers of Australia’s premier cult film festival Monster Fest (set for November 24-27, 2016) have picked up eight new titles at this year’s Marché du Film, including the festival’s most coveted genre buzz film and feature debut of French director Julia Ducournau, RAW.

Adding to its recently-announced first quarter slate of acquisitions (including Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ acclaimed SUNTAN, Danny Perez’ ANTIBIRTH and Jim Hosking’s THE GREASY STRANGLER) and Ducournau’s RAW – about a vegetarian who takes a dark turn following a carnivorous college hazing ritual […]

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Australia’s MONSTER PICTURES announces first-quarter acquisitions THE GREASY STRANGLER and more

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Monster Pictures, genre label and producers of Australia’s premier cult film festival Monster Fest (set for November 24-27, 2016) have been busy in the first quarter of 2016, with a diverse slate of acquisitions with all rights for the ANZ Market.

Recent acquisitions include Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ acclaimed SUNTAN (Berlin, Rotterdam, SXSW 2016), Jim Hosking’s gross-out midnight hit THE GREASY STRANGLER (Sundance, SXSW 2016), Danny Perez’ transgressive body-horror ANTIBIRTH (Sundance 2016) starring Natasha Lyonne and Chloe Sevigny, Steve Oram’s odd and wonderful horror-comedy AAAAAAAAH! (FrightFest 2015), featuring a slew of familiar faces from British comedy television (including Julian Barrett and

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SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM DVD LAUNCH

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To celebrate the formation of Monster Pictures new ‘MONSTER MASTERS’ label, we’ve joined together with the fine folks at The LuWow (62 – 70 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065) to launch our first release, Ray Boseley’s 1988 Melbourne-made ‘Nuke and Puke’ masterpiece, SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM as part of the Fitzroy Film Fair on Saturday April 9th. The film fair starts at 12pm and transitions into the full-blown launch at around 5pm.

The launch will include 16mm screenings of SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM, and TARZAN’S SOUTH YARRA ADVENTURE , a Q&A with select cast and […]

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Win a copy of Astron-6’s THE EDITOR on DVD

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Thanks to the fantastic folks at PEOPLE Magazine, the opportunity exists for 5 lucky folks to win a copy of Astron-6’s ode to 70’s giallo THE EDITOR. Starring Udo Kier, Paz de la Huerta, Laurence R. Harvey and the ridiculously talented A6 gang including Matt Kennedy, Adam Brooks and Conor Sweeney, this treasure trove of cinematic nastiness is not to be missed. Did I mention that the DVD (and the DVD only) comes with an awesome double-sided poster featuring the art of Tom ‘The Dude Designs’ Hodge and Graeme Humphries. It’s a bloody corker of a release! All you gots […]

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The Mind’s Eye – Special Event Screening

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Due to circumstances beyond our control Joe Begos’ International festival smash-hit THE MIND’S EYE wasn’t able to screen as promised during Monster Fest. To make up for this, Monster Fest and Monster Pictures are pleased to announce that this Friday the 4th of December, we will be showing this absolute mind-bending corker of a film at the Lido in Hawthorn at 7pm. This is a truly fantastic film, so as Molly Meldrum would say “Do yourself a favour” and get on down to the Lido and check it out. Oh, and if you’re a VIP Pass Holder for Monster Fest, […]

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Monster Fest Second Wave Announcement

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Hey there Monsterfiends, so you’ve just managed to haul yourself off the mat after the news that Butch ‘Eddie Munster’ Patrick, Fred ‘The Hammer’ Williamson and Dee ‘The Howling’ Wallace were on their way to Melbourne for Monster Fest, well dear friends, it gives us great pleasure to tell you that you ‘aint heard nothing yet – read on and weep…!

First off its time to get your Eli Roth slashy-groove-like thing on with our Official Closing Night Film… none other than KNOCK KNOCK starring Keanu (don’t stop the bus) Reeves! Eli Roth has pretty much stamped himself as the […]

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