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Friday, November 26, 2010

Two More Awards for SATAN HATES YOU!

As reported by Bad Lit, SATAN HATES YOU received two new awards this past week at the Syracuse International Horror, Science-Fiction & Fantasy Film Festival:

James Felix McKenney

Reggie Bannister

A big "Congratulations!" to Reggie for the much-deserved award for his portrayal of "Mickey" in the film and to all of the other festival participants.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010


This past weekend, SATAN HATES YOU was presented with the award for BEST SCREENPLAY at the Dark Carnival Film Festival.

SATAN HATES YOU was nominated for awards in these categories as well: Best Feature, Best Director, Supporting Actor (twice -- for Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm), Best Actor (Don Wood) and Best Actress (Christine Spencer).

Congratulations to SATAN's Alan Rowe Kelly for his award for Best Supporting Actor in "Hypochondriac" and to all of the other films and their creators.

Blogger Craig J Clark had this to say about SATAN HATES YOU:

"If Satan Hates You had been the only feature I saw all weekend I would have been more than satisfied (it's one of the funniest films I've seen all year)"

Read the rest of Clark's review and additional Dark Carnival coverage here.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

SATAN in Missouri this December

SATAN HATES YOU will screen at Columbia, Missouri's Rag Tag Cinema on December 12 as part of  screenwriter and film programmer Simon Barrett's "Lost Gems" series.
Here's what Simon had to say about our film on his personal blog:

"In a huge, bizarre coup for the Lost Gems series, I am presenting the Missouri premiere of the 2010 film SATAN HATES YOU, which has previously only screened at a handful of film festivals worldwide. And what better way to prepare for the holidays than with an amazing, pitch perfect homage to Christian scare films? What’s that, you ask? What’s a Christian scare film? Well, like any viewer of IF FOOTMEN TIRE YOU, WHAT WILL HORSES DO? or any visitor of a fundamentalist Christian church’s “hell house” knows, Christian scare films are gory, salacious horror films with a sanctimonious message that makes all that horror okay. Like a Jack Chick tract come bloodily to life, and featuring genre legends Larry Fessenden, Debbie Rochon and Angus Scrimm in supporting roles, James Felix McKenney’s SATAN HATES YOU brilliantly bridges the gap between parody and homage. See it with your family and enjoy a spirited debate on the drive home!

Please note: There is absolutely no irony in my above synopsis of SATAN HATES YOU. This self-aware masterpiece is legitimately one of my favorite films of 2010, and with no release date currently scheduled, this is a rare opportunity to see an enormously entertaining and thoroughly unique independent film before anyone else has even heard of it. In fact, if enough of you don’t turn out for this screening, I will punish you by just programming SUBURBAN SASQUATCH every weekend in 2011 until the lack of Sunday night attendance drives both Uprise and Ragtag out of business. I’ll do it, too. And then when you’re spending your next free Sunday drinking sadly in the Stadium 14 parking lot after an evening screening of SHREK 6, you’ll be sorry."

More on Simon Barrett's Lost Gems can be found at the Rag Tag website.

Burning Inside: "A Deeply Penetrating Surreal Nightmare"

All Things Horror's Chris Hallock raves about BURNING INSIDE!

"Burning Inside is an intense, often mesmerizing horror film, and one of the few films that feels lifted straight from the era of 70's midnight movies. Clearly a lot of time and love was put into Burning Inside, and for that it deserves an audience.  If you can devote yourself to the two hour running time, you will be rewarded with a film that you just can't shake once you arrive at the final frame."

Read the whole review at

Be sure to buy your copy of BURNING INSIDE today at the Channel Midnight shop.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Planet of Terror reviews SATAN HATES YOU

"If you like horror films that are a bit different, thought provoking and open ended (not to mention, totally wacky and over the top), then Satan Hates You is right up your alley. Highly recommended."
- Cortez the Killer,
Read the whole review here.

And don't forget -- SATAN HATES YOU will be playing in SALT LAKE CITY this Sunday, November 7 at 1:35pm as part of the Salty Horror Film Festival!

Monday, November 1, 2010

AUTOMATONS and SATAN in Dumbo, Brooklyn This Week

Playing this week at the Rerun Gastropub Theater 147 Front Street Brooklyn, NY 11201:

Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 10pm

Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7pm