All About Evil

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All About Evil
All About Evil.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Joshua Grannell
Produced by Brian Benson
Debbie Brubaker
Joshua Grannell
Darren Stein
Written by Joshua Grannell
Starring Natasha Lyonne
Thomas Dekker
Cassandra Peterson
Noah Segan
Jack Donner
Narrated by Victoria Theatre
Music by Vinsantos
Cinematography Tom Richmond
Edited by Rick LeCompte
Production
company
Fog City Pictures
Backlash Films
Release dates
  • May 1, 2010 (2010-05-01)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

All About Evil is a 2010 American black comedy horror film that was written and directed by Joshua Grannell.[1]

Plot[edit]

The adventure tells of a shy librarian, Deborah (Natasha Lyonne), who inherits the old and not very tolerable cinema of her father, to protect the family from the shame of bankruptcy. She finally takes the reins in the hand independently, discovers her inner serial killer, waiting with new short films. She does this with the help of her assistant Mr. Twiggs, two insane twins and a robber.

When his best friend Judy disappears, Steven discovers the truth about Deborah's actions and tries to stop her as she attempts to murder the audience during her premiere of her feature length film, which is about the audience's deaths. Steven manages to rescue Judy and the audience escapes, killing Mr. Twiggs and the robber as they try to stop them. Deborah kidnapps Steven's mom and takes her to the roof to kill her where Steven confronts her. When Steven points out how disappointed her father would be, Deborah gets emotional, allowing Steven's mom to break free and stab her in the neck with her own knife. Steven then pushes her off the roof to her death.

Most of the audience survives and escapes and when the twins come out, the police try to arrest them. Instead of surrendering, they turn on each other and stab each other repeatedly, killing each other. The news talks to Steven about Deborah's movies and the possibility of her actions becoming a movie which he doubts will happen, commenting that if it was a movie, Deborah would rise from the dead by now. As he leaves, a worker causes Deborah's body to move and she seems to stare right at him, freaking him out slightly.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was written and directed by Joshua Grannell and its cast includes[12] Natasha Lyonne of Die, Mommie, Die!, television star Thomas Dekker,[13] famous Elvira actress Cassandra Peterson,[14] Deadgirl actor Noah Segan and Buffy the Vampire Slayer vampire Jack Donner.[15] The make-up was created by the famous French artist Aurora Bergere.[16] Grannell created a special promo clip for the 2010 WonderCon, which narrated his project.[17]

Release[edit]

All About Evil celebrated its premiere on May 1, 2010 as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival.[18]

The film ran from July in a detailed tour in the cinemas in the United States until November 2010.[19]

The film had a limited release on June 17, 2010 as part of the Los Angeles Film Festival (Shock).[20]

The film received its European premiere at Cornerhouse in Manchester as part of the AND (Abandon Normal Devices) festival on 2 October 2010, coinciding with the debut of Midnight Mass performed outside of the US.[21]

Reception[edit]

The film receive an average user rating of 6.3/10 on Internet Movie Database.[22]

Box office[edit]

The film grossed $7,995 from Domestic box office. [23]

Soundtrack[edit]

The score was composed by Ambient musician Vinsantos.[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ First Look: 'All About Evil' Teaser Trailer
  2. ^ Latest All About Evil Teaser Longs for a Dental Hygienist
  3. ^ Thomas Dekker Interview at the Premiere of A Nightmare on Elm Street – Talks Kaboom, All About Evil, Waska and Cannes
  4. ^ All About Evil: Interview With Cassandra Peterson
  5. ^ Christ Teaches Us All About Evil
  6. ^ All About Evil: Interview With Noah Segan
  7. ^ All About Evil: Interview With Jack Donner
  8. ^ In Pictures: 'All About Evil Cast Photo Shoot'
  9. ^ New Stills: All About Evil
  10. ^ First Batch of Stills from 'All About Evil'
  11. ^ All About Evil: Interview With Joshua Grannell
  12. ^ The Show Must Go On! 'All About Evil' Teaser Trailer Debut
  13. ^ First stills for Joshua Grannell's wicked looking horcom All About Evil
  14. ^ Live!: Mink Stole, Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson and Drag Insanity at The Ritz!
  15. ^ Review of All About Evil
  16. ^ ALL ABOUT EVIL: Interview With Aurora Bergere
  17. ^ Interview: Director Joshua Grannell on WonderCon 2010
  18. ^ All About Evil World Premiere
  19. ^ Cities & dates for “All About Evil”
  20. ^ All About Evil Looks to the Past for Inspiration in this Official One-Sheet
  21. ^ [1]
  22. ^ "All About Evil (2010)". IMDb. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  23. ^ "All About Evil Domestic Total Gross:". IMDb. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  24. ^ Final All About Evil Poster Revealed

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