Hot Trailer: Ti West’s ‘The Sacrament’

By | Friday February 21, 2014 @ 3:19pm PST

Ti West’s Jonestown-esque found-footage thriller The Sacrament was acquired in a seven-figure deal by Magnet Releasing in Toronto after a strong festival run that included a buzzy premiere in Venice, where it drew praise for its take on the genre. The pic centers on a fashion photographer whose … Read More »

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Magnet Releasing Dates Ti West’s ‘The Sacrament’ For Summer 2014

By | Monday December 9, 2013 @ 11:50am PST

The Sacrament release dateAfter a buzzy festival run and Toronto pick-up by The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, Ti West‘s Jonestown-esque thriller The Sacrament has been set for a June 6, 2014 theatrical release. Before then it … Read More »

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Toronto: Magnolia Nears Deal For Ti West’s ‘The Sacrament’

By | Friday September 13, 2013 @ 3:12pm PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: Ti West wrote and directed The Sacrament, the contemporary found-footage thriller that world premiered at Venice before showing at Toronto over the weekend in the fest’s Vanguard section. Magnolia Pictures, which lost on an Read More »

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Venice: Ti West Gets Real With ‘The Sacrament’; Traditional Western May Follow

By | Wednesday September 4, 2013 @ 12:41pm PDT

Director Ti West is known primarily for his work as a horror helmer, but with Venice and Toronto title The Sacrament – as well as an upcoming project – he’s taking a turn in a different direction. West’s credits include 2009’s The House Of The Devil, 2011’s The Innkeepers and a segment of 2012’s V/H/S. Although it’s presented by Eli Roth, The Sacrament, which received positive notices here, is not really a straight horror movie. It’s a contemporary found-footage film that tweaks the genre and is “the most realism” West has done, he told me this week. But he’s looking to step even further afield with a script he’s currently writing: He wants to do a “traditional western.” Read More »

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