Thursday, 16 July 2015

Film news: Double bill of desert action movies set for UK release Aug 2015

The “explosive” award-winning 3 NIGHTS IN THE DESERT stars Amber Tamblyn (Two and a Half Men), as Anna, a pill-popping neurotic pop-star who is reunited after ten years with her former bandmates Travis played by Wes Bentley (Hunger Games) and Barry (Boardwalk Empire’s Vincent Piazza). They travel to a remote desert location, hoping to heal old wounds and sexual conflicts. They hear about a cave with mysterious healing powers but then discover that a whole bunch of new wounds are about to be inflicted…

The Director is Gabriel Cowan, who is known for producing acclaimed horror films such as Cheap Thrills, Bad Milo, The Scribbler and Static it also features music from the hit Indie band Edward Sharpe and the magnetic Zeros.

3 NIGHTS IN THE DESERT will be released in the UK on DVD and Download simultaneously on Aug 15 2015

RRP: £12.99  Cert: 15 Running Time: 90 min Language: English



Dubbed “Sergio Leone meets Robert Rodriguez”, TREASURE OF THE BLACK JAGUAR follows the violent quest of buddies Anthony (Cameron Van Hoy) and Shlomo (Michael Drayer) to uncover a valuable but cursed artifact. They break out of prison with famed treasure hunter Blake West (Timothy V. Murphy) and journey into the unforgiving Californian desert. There they come up against Blake West's former employer, a Japanese industrialist (Masayuki Imai), who is determined to beat them to the treasure by any means necessary…

Cited as a “real gem of indie cinema” by Flickering Myth, the film is directed by Mike Bruce, whose video for Noel Gallagher's AKA...What a Life! made the Top 20 Most Awesome Videos of 2011

TREASURE OF THE BLACK JAGUAR will be released in the UK on DVD and Download simultaneously on Aug 29 2015.

RRP: £12.99  Cert:15  Running Time: 120 min  Language: English