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Bubbling up from somewhere in the realm of madness and chaos comes the eagerly awaited latest from grandiose filmmaker Panos Cosmatos. Somewhere in the primal wilderness near the Shadow Mountains in the year 1983, Red Miller (Nicolas Cage, in an adrenaline-inducing performance) has fallen deeply for the beguiling Mandy Bloom (Andrea Riseborough). But the life he has made for himself comes suddenly and horrifyingly crashing down when a vile band of ravaging idolaters and supernatural creatures penetrate his idyllic paradise with vicious fury. A broken man, Red now lives for one thing only—to hunt down these maniacal villains and exact swift vengeance.

In his delicious follow-up to cult hit Beyond the Black Rainbow, Cosmatos gleefully demonstrates an audacious command of tone and atmosphere, conjuring an ethereal treat for the senses that begs to be seen on a big screen. Awash in a salacious sea of gloriously unhinged performances, carnage, colors, and sounds, Cosmatos grinds up beloved genre tropes into a fine pulp and sculpts them into something altogether otherworldly.

Fri. 1/19, 11:59 p.m., PC Library, PC
Sat. 1/20, 5:45 p.m., Park Ave., PC
Sun. 1/21, 3:30 p.m., Wagner, SLC
Wed. 1/24, 11:59 p.m., PC Library, PC
Sat. 1/27, 3:30 p.m., Ray, PC

YEAR 2017

SECTION Midnight

COUNTRY Belgium/U.S.A.

RUN TIME 121 min

COMPANY XYZ Films

WEBSITE http://xyzfilms.com

PHONE (310) 956-1550

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Panos Cosmatos

Born in the '70s to a Greek movie director and a Swedish experimental artist, Cosmatos spent his early years traveling around the globe, including living in Mexico for a year in 1980. Exposure to the global interpretations of American pop culture had a profound effect on his creative life. Eventually landing in the isolated suburbs of Vancouver, Canada, Cosmatos obsessed over the minutiae of heavy metal, fantasy art, science fiction, and horror films. He still does.