It’s A Disaster, Reality, Welcome To Pine Hill, and a goat? / March 6th, 2013

HEY HEY HEY,

Much abuzz at the labs as of late, but we thought it important to take a minute to update you all about recent O-Scope happenings.

I.) IT’S A DISASTER Now Available on Demand and Digital!

Following our hyper-experimental pre-pre-release on Vine a few weeks back (for which I was sent on two weeks’ paid leave because it was too hyper-experimental), we’ve released our brand new, piping hot Apocalyptic comedy IT’S A DISASTER on demand and digital before it hits theaters.

We’ll be releasing the film in theaters across the country Friday, April 12th (and there’ll be a bunch of fun cast & crew Q&As and appearances, so stay tuned to the film’s Facebook and Twitter), you can catch the movie on your on demand & digital platforms like iTunes.

II.) Matteo Garrone’s REALITY hits theaters March 15th

REALITY, the new film by the incredible Italian auteur Matteo Garrone (who directed the critically-acclaimed crime drama GOMORRAH in 2008), is coming to theaters this month.

It’s the story of a charming and humble fishmonger (yes, a fishmonger) in Naples who becomes fixated on being a contestant on the reality show “Big Brother” (yes, that Big Brother!), leading him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia. So far, critics have drawn comparisons to Fellini, Buñuel, and Scorsese’s “The King of Comedy” (one of our all-time faves) and Garrone himself describes the film as a “dark fairytale.”

Check out our trailer and find a theater near you right here:

http://oscilloscope.net/reality/

III.) WELCOME TO PINE HILL Continues in NYC

In other O-Scope theatrical news, we just opened Keith Miller’s Slamdance-winning film WELCOME TO PINE HILL at the IFC Center here in Manhattan to a nearly sold-out weekend. The film will continue through this week and then on select showtimes next week, so catch it while you can!

For tickets and showtimes:

http://www.ifccenter.com/films/welcome-to-pine-hill/

And more theaters:

http://www.oscilloscope.net/films/film/88/Welcome-to-Pine-Hill

IV.) That goat we promised…

We love short films at O-Scope. Some shorts are bite-size stories you can’t forget, and we loved this two-minute beauty (the best two-minute film!) at the recent True/False Film Festival…

So without further ado, here’s TINA DELIVERS A GOAT:

https://vimeo.com/54677788

Director Joe Callander said, “The problem with short films is, they’re too long.”

We really look forward to Joe’s next film, TINA’S EX HUSBAND FALLS OFF A ZIPLINE. We hear it’s pretty riveting.

Forever yours (and anyone else who will have me),

Bruce Farnsworth

Minister of Information

Oscilloscope Laboratories

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