Slamdance Twilight Screening Films


Trailer Park of Terror gets a premiere

The Slamdance Film Festival, the movie showcase “with a sole mission to nurture, support and introduce truly independent works,” announced its feature film slate and special program schedule for the 2008 fest taking place in Park City, Utah, January 17-25.

Here are the three genre-related pics playing during the “Twilight Screening” program:

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, North American Premiere (2007, 90 min, CANADA)

Written/Directed by Jon Knautz

Starring Robert Englund

Jack Brooks is an angry young plumber who witnessed his family’s brutal murder when he was a child. Unknowingly, he awakens an ancient evil which forces him to confront his past and deal with the monstrous reality of the present.

Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007, 80 min, USA)

Directed by Jeffrey Schwarz

Interviews with John Waters, John Landis, Roger Corman, Leonard Maltin, Marcel Marceau, Joe Dante

A chronicle of the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks.

Trailer Park of Terror, World Premiere (2008, 91 min, USA)

Directed by Steven Goldmann

Starring Nichole Hiltz, Lew Temple, Hayley Marie Norman, Ryan Carnes, Priscilla Barnes, Trace Adkins

Six troubled teens become stranded in a ramshackle trailer park where they meet Norma, an undead, trailer-trash babe with a killer body and a cursed brood of Redneck Zombies.

Also screening (outside of the “Twilight” rundown)…

Paranormal Activity (2007, 99 min, USA)

Written/Directed by Oren Peli

A young couple suspects that their house is haunted by a malevolent entity. They set up video surveillance to capture evidence of what happens at night as they sleep. Their surveillance and home videos have been edited into the 99 minute feature film “Paranormal Activity”.

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