GLASGOW FILM THEATRE, 12 ROSE STREET, GLASGOW, G2 3EN
1.30PM - THE WARRIOR’S GATE
Director: Matthias Hoene. Cast: David Bautista, Sienna Guillory, Uriah Shelton.
UK PREMIERE - A blockbusting $50 million fantasy epic that producer Luc Besson guarantees has "Something for everyone”. Written by Besson and long time collaborator Robert Mark Kamen (THE FIFTH ELEMENT) and directed by COCKNEYS VS. ZOMBIES maestro Matthias Hoene, the rip-roaring spectacular adventure finds hapless teenager Jack magically transported to ancient China where he must learn to convert his awesome video gaming skills into those of a Kung Fu warrior to bring peace to the warring kingdom. THE LAST STARFIGHTER goes CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON in an enthralling fable opening up a whole innovative East meets West universe of wonder and imagination.
Thanks to Eurocorp.
4.00 PM - IT STAINS THE SANDS RED
Director: Colin Minihan. Cast: Brittany Allen, Juan Riedinger, Merwin Mondesir.
USA 2016. 92 mins.
UK PREMIERE - First came the massive hit GRAVE ENCOUNTERS and the sci-fi shocker EXTRATERRESTRIAL… and now comes the most unusual, thrilling and unexpectedly moving Walking Dead movie ever from director Colin Minihan and co-writer Stuart Ortiz, aka The Vicious Brothers. After a horrendous flesh-eating apocalypse, Las Vegas wild child Molly finds herself stranded in the desert with a ravenously relentless zombie hot on her high heels. Forever trying to give it the ingenious slip, the lone stalker has no need of rest and soon it becomes her only physical contact in a world gone mad haunted by her dark past.
Colin Minihan and Brittany Allen will be joining us to introduce IT STAINS THE SANDS RED and return for a Q&A after the screening.
Thanks to Digital Interference Productions and Grasswood Media.
6.30 PM - THE TRANSFIGURATION
Director: Michael O’Shea. Cast: Eric Ruffin, Chloe Levine, Aaron Moten.2016. 97 mins.
UK PREMIERE - Orphaned African-American teen Milo thinks he’s undead in director Michael O’Shea’s fiercely independent first feature that took Cannes 2016 by storm. To escape his depressing life, Milo has drenched himself in vampire lore gleaned from such horror classics as NOSFERATU, MARTIN, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, THE LOST BOYS and NEAR DARK and has taken to sublimating his morbid fantasies bloodsucking on strangers. It’s when he befriends the equally troubled Sophie that a clear course of action presents itself providing liberation and tragic redemption. A nihilistic meditation on milenial angst and the defence mechanisms needed to protect the vulnerable spirit.
Michael O’Shea will be joining us to introduce THE TRANSFIGURATION and return for a Q&A after the screening.
Thanks to Soda Pictures
Directors: Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi. Cast: Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara. Japan 2016. 120 mins.
EUROPEAN PREMIERE - Godzilla, the King of the Monsters, is back for a record-breaking box-office reboot of Toho’s kaiju classic. Present-day Japan, and an unexplained seismic event has occurred off the coast of Shinagawa, causing ripple effects all the way to the capital, starting with a commuter tunnel collapse. Ministers scramble to figure out what’s going on but only cabinet secretary Rando Yaguchi knows what the audience already does. That Godzilla has majestically returned and has his fire-breathing, stomping sights on Tokyo once more. Cue the epic disaster and monster mash frenzy as the original Gangsta Lizard wreaks fabulous havoc again.
Thanks to Altitude Films.
Directors: Joe Dietsch and Louie Gibson. Cast: Martin Dingle Wall, Ken Lally, Kenny Wormald, Connor Willimas. USA 2016. 91 mins.
EUROPEAN PREMIERE - Warren is a degenerate drifter. On his way down to Mexico he finds himself stranded in Bedford Flats a one-horse town deep in the American desert. Unfortunately for him the town’s pastime is rounding up drifters and hunting them as part of an elaborate sporting event. This most dangerous and deadly game and bloody fight for survival is about to begin!
Thanks to WTFilms.