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Interview: Beyond the Black Rainbow Director Panos Cosmatos
Anyone bored with the current crop of big budget studio movies in theaters and are looking for something a little different – perhaps something that harks back to the great genre movies of the early ’80s – should look no further than Panos Costmatos’ Beyond the Black Rainbow, an homage to the midnight movies and video store cult faves, many which have been so extremely inspirational to today’s horror filmmaker. The majority of his film takes place at an institute founded by the mysterious Mercurio Arboria where one Dr. Barry Nyle, played by Michael Rogers (Hellraiser: Hellseeker), has been focusing his examinations on one particular subject, a young woman named Elena (Eva Allen), who has been at the institute for years and seems to possess unimaginable power.
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Magnet Takes Rec 3: Genesis for U.S. Distribution & Beyond the Black Rainbow Release Date
Allow us to dish some good news.  Shock has learned Magnet Releasing has acquired Rec 3: Genesis, the anticipated follow-up to the Spanish horror films Rec and Rec 2.  Magnet was responsible for bringing Rec 2 to the U.S., as well, in 2010. We’re told a fall 2012 release is being planned, so stay tuned for an official release date.  Those heading to SXSW this week will be able to see the film early.  We can’t wait to hear the buzz on this sequel which is directed solely by Paco Plaza, one half of the Rec team (Jaume Balaguero will return for the fourth film).  Head inside for an update on another film we’re excited about.
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