First Stop: Wisconsin

Posted by on Mar 16, 2011 in News | No Comments

We’re very excited to announce that Stranger Things will be screening at the Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison. The film will be playing on: March 31, 2011 @ 7:30PM at the Wisconsin Union Theatre (800 Langdon St, Madison WI 53706) Co-director Ron Eyal will be present at the screening. Click here to see the Stranger Things programme […]

Festival Fun

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011 in News, Uncategorized | No Comments

Stranger Things is about to hit some great US regional festivals. We’ll be travelling with the film and attending as many screenings as possible. Stay tuned: we’ll be posting all the info here!

Winging Our Way to Phoenix

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in News | No Comments

In festival news, Stranger Things will be hitting the 2011 Phoenix Film Festival in Arizona this April. Here are our screening times: April 01, 2011 @ 11:30AM April 02, 2011 @ 4:40PM April 03, 2011 @ 11:40AM All the screenings are at the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre (7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054) If […]

Film Festival Today Interview

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in News | No Comments

Here’s one more interview from our Slamdance coverage. This one is with Luis Pedron from Film Festival Today. He had a lot of meaty questions for us about the themes behind the film and about the production, and he said that Bridget Collins reminded him of Imelda Staunton. Click here to read the full interview.

What Meets the Eye

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in News | One Comment

While we were in Park City we were interviewed for the Edmonton Journal by Ashley Elaine York. She wrote a very nice piece about Stranger Things, which she chose as her favorite film of Slamdance 2011. She was particularly excited by the cinematography, describing the camera as a character in its own right. Actually, Ashley […]

Adeel Akhtar at the BAFTAS

Posted by on Feb 14, 2011 in News | No Comments

When Chris Morris’s name was announced as winner of the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut last night, who was it but Adeel Akhtar, along with his Four Lions co-star Nigel Lindsay, who accepted the award on his behalf. Click here to see a backstage video interview with Adeel and Nigel Lindsay:

Sound on Sight Interview

Posted by on Jan 30, 2011 in News | No Comments

The film blog, Sound On Sight, interviewed the two of us just before the Slamdance Awards. They also seemed to be very interested in how we work as a couple! Click here to read the full interview.

Filmmaker Mag’s “Gems from the Other Festival”

Posted by on Jan 29, 2011 in News | No Comments

Following Thursday’s Grand Jury Prize win at Slamdance, Filmmaker Magazine has spotlighted Stranger Things in the “Park City Critic’s Notebook.” Filmmaker’s Bradon Harris describes the film as “elegant and evocative” and “as tranquil and refreshing as an autumn afternoon along the rural British coast.” Click here to read the full Filmmaker Magazine article.

Slamdance Win!

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in News | 2 Comments

We’re so pleased to announce that Stranger Things has won the Grand Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival! The award ceremony took place last night at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City in the main screening room. We were awarded a “Sparky” — Slamdance’s bronze dog-shaped award. Best documentary went to Bhopali by […]

“Stranger Things”: An Absolute Must See

Posted by on Jan 26, 2011 in News | No Comments

Gordon and the Whale, the movie blog, has reviewed Stranger Things and has some incredibly glowing things to say about the film. The reviewer, Joshua Brunstein, wasn’t entirely satisfied by the ending, but on the other hand, calls the film “an absolute must see feature” and particularly praises the lead performances. [Oona is] played wonderfully […]