Time Out says catch STRANGER THINGS at BAM
David Fear, Film Editor at Time Out New York, just posted this preview of BAMcinemaFest. We’re buzzing with excitement about the upcoming screening of Stranger Things at BAM on June 25 and delighted to read that he recommends catching Stranger Things. From the article: Stranger Things She (Bridget Collins) is a withdrawn young woman who’s putting her recently […]
STRANGER THINGS wins at Lighthouse Film Festival
A wonderful weekend of soaking in sun and cinema at the lovely Lighthouse International Film Festival was topped off with us winning the prize for Best Feature! Check out the fantastic lighthouse-shaped trophies. Shira and Yoav Potash, another husband-and-wife directing team, won Best Documentary with their film Food Stamped. The Feature Narrative Jury also gave us […]
“May contain United Kingdom”
BAM has now officially published the 2011 BAMcinemaFEST schedule. Stranger Things will be screening at the festival on Saturday June 25th at 4:15pm. Click here to link to the official programme. We love the clever roll-over labels, indicating the possible contents of each film. Check them out on the website.
Best Director Award
Stranger Things has won the Best Director Award at the Phoenix Film Festival. Co-director Ron Eyal was present to accept the award — the Phoenix Film Festival Copper Wing. We’re honoured. Thank you to the jury and the festival.
Peachy News: Atlanta Film Festival
Stranger Things will wrap up April in the Narrative Competition of the 2011 Atlanta Film Festival. We’re so excited to be a part of the 35th edition of this fest, and we’re especially looking forward to catching up with a few friends with films playing there as well, including Lindsay Mackay (Clear Blue), Nikyatu Jusu (Say […]
Adeel Akhtar at the BAFTAS
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: www.bit.ly/4LionsBaftaBackstage
Filmmaker Mag’s “Gems from the Other Festival”
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.
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
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 […]
Variety Review for “Stranger Things”
We are excited to announce that Stranger Things has received a great review from Variety. Adeel Akhtar and Bridget Collins receive praise for their intelligent performances and the film is called delicate, dignified and soulful. Here’s an extract: Shot on the English seaside and with a Dreyer-esque instinct for the complexity and frankness of the […]