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    Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 114: ‘Escape from Tomorrow’

    Today’s episode of Mousterpiece Cinema is a bit different, a bit crazy, maybe even a bit surreal. Josh and Gabe decided to break from tradition even more than in the past. Yes, this episode is a first, because the film up for discussion isn’t technically…a Disney movie. But Escape from Tomorrow was shot and set in the […] More

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    ‘Escape From Tomorrow’ is a bizarre, unforgettable spin on the Disney fantasy

    Imagine the pressure that comes with being the Happiest Place on Earth, for fifty thousand people every day, from 1971 until a time unforeseeable. If you work there, you have to be happy. If you visit there, you’ll be treated like there’s something wrong with you if you’re not happy. And if you take your kids there, you may well be defining the standard by which they will measure happiness and nostalgia for the remainder of their lives. It’s too much pressure for any human to handle. Inevitably, the facade will crack, and out of one of those cracks has oozed the unforgettably bizarre film Escape From Tomorrow. More

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    Fantastic Fest 2013: My Top 5 Anticipated Films

    There are just two—count ‘em, two—days until Fantastic Fest 2013 kicks off in Austin , Texas, at the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline. In case you hadn’t been keeping track, I’ll be there for the majority of the festival covering as many movies as possible. (I will be a movie-watching/reviewing machine, just you watch.) If you’ve been […] More

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    First Poster for ‘Escape From Tomorrow’

    One of the most talked about films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival is Randy Moore’s Escape From Tomorrow. To shoot his film, set in Disney World, Moore purchased a season pass to the park and secretly filmed his actors without the park’s knowledge. After several months of controversy and possible lawsuits, the film is […] More

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    Ebertfest 2013 Roundtable

    Ebertfest was a blast this year, with a memorable and moving program of 12 films, 2 short films, several panels, and many surprises spread out over 5 days at the Virginia Theatre (and Illini Union) in Champaign, IL. Join guests Steve Prokopy from AICN, Aaron Pinkston from Battleship Pretension, and Andrew Stengele from Ebertfest and […] More

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    ‘Escape From Tomorrow’ and The Air Pirates

    One of the most talked about films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival is Randy Moore’s Escape From Tomorrow. To shoot his film, set in Disney World, Moore purchased a season pass to the park and secretly filmed his actors without the park’s knowledge. There is no question that, at a minimum, Moore violated the […] More

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