MAD Z Productions Announces New Slate of Horror Films

MAD Z Productions Presents Box

MAD Z Productions announced today that they have teamed up with Obolus Entertainment to produce a new horror anthology entitled Box. The new film features seven segments tied together by a frame about a box that terrorizes anyone who dares to open it. MAD Z has released one sheets for first five segments of the film. You can see them all at the MAD Z Productions website. Box is currently in pre-production with a shoot date of June 2013, and a tentative 2014 release.

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News: The Raid 2 Goes Into Production

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The Raid 2 is in production! And I have all these stills! I’m really excited about it. If you recall, I listed The Raid: Redemption (still really unsure about the purpose of that  Redemption) on my top 10 of 2012, because it was the hardest, baddest action movie I had seen in a long time. Wild gun violence, incredible martial arts, incredibly styled visuals, everything exploding, destruction, awesome. This is one of those cases where more is good, another The Raid is great! I also just found, while digging through my probably-too-big DVD collection, I happen to own a copy of director Gareth Evans’ first film, Footsteps (2006). I haven’t watched it yet, but I will soon. It appears to be super low budget. I’ll let you know how it is.

Check out these sweet stills from The Raid 2 below.

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The Asylum Puts Air Force One on a Dangerous Path: Air Collision Stills & Trailer

I’m not sure there was ever a demand for an airplane genre, but there sure has been a lot of airplane movies made over the years.  Airplane I & II, Soul Plane, Con Air, Snakes on a Plane, and Passenger 57, just to name a few. I find it kind of odd that Hollywood has made so many because honestly who says: “You know what I love? A good airplane movie! There should be more movies that take place inside of airplanes.”

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Press Release: Oscar Winning Doc, Saving Face, to air on HBO + Images and Trailer

Check out this award winning documentary Thursday March 8th on HBO. For more information read the press release below:

Every year in Pakistan, many people – the majority of them women – are known to be victimized by brutal acid attacks, while numerous other cases go unreported. With little or no access to reconstructive surgery, survivors are physically and emotionally scarred, and many reported assailants, typically a husband or someone else close to the victim, are let go with minimal punishment from the state.

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4 Winners Selected for Sundance Institute Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award

As the Sundance Film Festival reaches its close, the recipients of the 2012 Sundance Institute’s Mahindra Global Filmmaking award have been chosen. Etienne Kallos for his film Vyrstaat (Free State) From South Africa; Ariel Kleiman for his film Partisan from Australia; Dominga Sotomayor, for her film Late To Die Young from Chile and Shonali Bose with her film Margarita. With A Straw from India.

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