The ABC's Of Death Review

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The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by Alex J » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:34 pm

** Possible spoilers**

I was slightly disappointed by this one as I'm not really sure that any of them really blew me away, but that could be due to the short film format which gives little opportunity for character development or meaty plotlines. Still, once I have had chance to digest further and perhaps see it again I may change my mind, as it is a barrage on the senses with little time to reflect on each before the next starts. It was interesting to see a number of recurring themes and ideas, even if some of the segments made little sense to me (e.g. G is for Gravity). Still, I liked a number of the shorts, particularly S is for Speed, T is for Toilet, X is for XXL, D is for Dogfight, I is for Ingrown, L is for Libido (!) and O is for Orgasm. 8 / 10 for this type of film.
No tears, please. It's a waste of good suffering.

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Re: The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by sherbetbizarre » Wed May 15, 2013 11:24 am

Sequel in the works:
Second anthology horror pic to be shopped at Cannes

The producers behind “ABCs of Death” are getting ready to add more letters, announcing a sequel to last year’s anthology horror pic to shop at Cannes.
Magnet Films, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, will produce in association with Timpson Films and Drafthouse Films.

“ABCs of Death” tapped separate horror directors for 26 short films about death. The second film will expand beyond horror helmers, however, and has signed on directors including “The Last Circus’” Alex de la Iglesia, “Room 237′s” Rodney Ascher and animator Bill Plympton.

Like they did with the original, producers will hold a director’s competition this summer to include one additional filmmaker. Release of “ABCs of Death 2″ is planned for next year.
http://variety.com/2013/film/news/abcs- ... 200481272/

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Re: The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by DJBenz » Wed May 15, 2013 11:54 am

sherbetbizarre wrote:
Variety wrote:The producers behind “ABCs of Death” are getting ready to add more letters
There's only 26 letters in the alphabet, how many more can they add? :lol:

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Re: The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by zappa fan » Wed May 15, 2013 1:34 pm

They could go with the welsh alphabet, which has 28 letters.
a, b, c, ch, d, dd, e, f, ff, g, ng, h, i, l, ll, m, n, o, p, ph, r, rh, s, t, th, u, w, y
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Re: The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by DJBenz » Wed May 15, 2013 1:39 pm

zappa fan wrote:They could go with the welsh alphabet, which has 28 letters.
a, b, c, ch, d, dd, e, f, ff, g, ng, h, i, l, ll, m, n, o, p, ph, r, rh, s, t, th, u, w, y
ch is for Chainsaw! :mrgreen:

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Re: The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by halloweengirl » Wed May 15, 2013 8:42 pm

I hear the Soska Sisters are directing a segment.........

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Re: The ABC's Of Death Review

Post by zappa fan » Thu May 16, 2013 11:39 am

DJBenz wrote:
zappa fan wrote:They could go with the welsh alphabet, which has 28 letters.
a, b, c, ch, d, dd, e, f, ff, g, ng, h, i, l, ll, m, n, o, p, ph, r, rh, s, t, th, u, w, y
ch is for Chainsaw! :mrgreen:
that would be ll is for Llif Gadwyn. ha ha
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