Bubba Ho-Tep review

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  1. Andy Sheets

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    http://www.revolutionsf.com/article/1499.html
    It's getting more and more frustrating that every review I read of this movie gushes about it and then reminds me that the movie doesn't yet have a distributor. Hopefully someone will pick it up sooner rather than later because I'm dying to see this one.
     
  2. Jason Seaver

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    Geez... I'm going to have to go to the Coolidge's 12-hour horror marathon just in case Bubba Ho-Tep is the "surprise preview", aren't I?
     
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    It sounds awesome. It's maddening that no one will give it a shot.
     
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    all I can say is

    "Hail to the king baby!"
     
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    no kidding. I must see this film at some point. I'm tired of hearing how great it is from other people... [​IMG]
     
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    I was able to catch a screening of Bubba at the Toronto Film Festival. The entire audience (including myself) really enjoyed it. It's just so weird!

    Don Coscarelli had a Q&A session after the film and said he was currently in negotiations for a distribution deal. It's only a matter of time until someone shells out the cash to distribute it. There's a lot of money to be made from the cult audience that will just devour this film in the theater and the future DVD release.
     
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    Ive read nothing but great reviews about this movie. Dark Horizons and Aint It Cool News have had lots of reviews on it.

    Wish I could see it.
     
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    OK, glad I found a thread for this one. You guys thought I was psyched about May? Well here's another flick I'm proud to hype bigtime. (My review is accessible through my sig link...)
    For the longest time the only discussion about this movie was "Why hasn't it found a distributor yet?" My theory is that the Presley estate is none too happy with the film and are doing their best to keep it squashed. (That's just my own theory; nothing else can explain why Artisan or Lions Gate would avoid distributing the movie!)
    Well anyway it seems that people in L.A. and NY will be able to see Bubba Ho-tep theatrically later this year. Vitagraph Films (Audition, Tattoo) will be releasing it in NY on September 26th and in LA on Oct. 2nd. This report comes from the fine folks over at www.Creature-Corner.com and it's good news indeed.
    No other concrete plans yet for expansion or video release, but this is a huge step forward for Bubba. If you're a Bruce Campbell fan, trust me, you're in for a massive treat.
    And if you're NOT a Bruce Campbell fan, well...you should be. [​IMG]
     
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    Bruce seemed really excited about it when he came to Orlando last year. I am still waiting to see it! [​IMG]
     
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    I really like this movie a lot. It's small, and VERY low budgeted; but, it is very clever, funny, and well acted. Bruce and Ossie rule, and I can guarantee if you're interested enough to go see this you will get your share of laughs.
     
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    I don't live within 2,000 miles of New York and LA, btu if it gets any sort of theatrical opening, that shoudl be enough to get it to dvd.
     
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    Well, they've announced some theatrical release dates on the website w/ more to come. It bound to come to Detroit w/ Bruce Campbell in the film.

    September 19 - SEATTLE - Landmark's Varsity Theater
    September 19 - PORTLAND - Cinema 21 Theater
    September 26 - NEW YORK CITY - Angelika Film Center
    October 3 - LOS ANGELES - Landmark's Nuart Theater/ Irvine - University 6
    October 3 - SAN DIEGO - Landmark's Ken Theater
    October 10 - SAN FRANCISCO - The Castro Theater
    October 17 - CHICAGO - Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
     
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    I am not going to New York to see this. Nope, no way, not happening. It will play The Brattle or Allston Cinema Underground.



    Who am I kidding.
     
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    Count me as one of the many who're sick of reading reviews about this movie and just want to see the damn thing. It seems like I've been hearing about it for over a year. Let's hope it does well in those magical cities of New York and LA, so that maybe it will come to the rest of us before hitting video.
     
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    Supposedly this puppy is getting released next week(Oct 2nd, akk, see below). I can't recommend this movie enough, a new cult classic!
    **edit, darn lying IMDB**
    checking the official site this is the VERY limited release schedule [​IMG]
    Now Playing - SEATTLE - Landmark's Varsity Theater
    Now Playing - PORTLAND - Cinema 21 Theater
    September 26 - NEW YORK CITY - Angelika Film Center
    October 3 - LOS ANGELES - Landmark's Nuart Theater
    October 3 - IRVINE - Regal's University 6(Edwards)
    October 3 - SAN DIEGO - Landmark's Ken Theater
    October 10 - SAN FRANCISCO - The Castro Theater
    October 10 - BERKELEY - Landmark's California Theater
    October 10 - SANTA ROSA - Roxy 14 Theater
    October 17 - CHICAGO - Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
    October 17 - DETROIT - Landmark's Main Art Theater
    October 17 - BOSTON - Kendall Theater
    October 17 - SANTA CRUZ - Nickelodeon Theater
    October 24 - AUSTIN - The Alamo Drafthouse Theater
    November 7 - ATLANTA - Landmark's Midtown Art Theater
     
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