Rue Morgue Cinema
Rue Morgue is giving away three pairs of double passes to see THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROSALIND LEIGH in Cineplex theatres across Canada this Thursday, May 9! Check out our official Facebook page for details. (Contest open only to Canadian residents.)
Rue Morgue Cinema’s flagship feature is hitting theatres this week as part of Raven Banner Entertainment‘s Sinister Cinema screening series. Twenty-five theatres across Canada will screen Rodrigo Gudiño’s debut feature, which stars Aaron Poole and Academy Award-winner Vanessa Redgrave. Check out the trailer below, and go here for participating theatres, showtimes, etc.
We’re biased, of course, but we think you’ll like Rodrigo’s movie. It’s racked up a number of awards across the festival circuit, not to mention accolades from some of the top names in horror…
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh, the first feature from Rue Morgue Cinema, will be screening as part of the 14th Annual KESWICK FILM FESTIVAL in England (Feb 21-24) and at Scotland’s DEAD BY DAWN 20th Anniversary event (April 25-28). Seven more dates will be announced soon…
These last few days have been good ones for Rue Morgue head ghoul Rodrigo Gudiño, who’s been touring Europe with Rue Morgue Cinema’s first feature film. The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh took the Audience Jury Prize at the 16th Annual Siena Film Festival before going on to a packed-house screening at the 45th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalunya, where Rodrigo, who wrote and directed the film, also participated in the Icons of Terror panel with legendary director Lamberto Bava (Demons, Demons 2) and Italian horror maestro Federico Zampaglione (Shadows). The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh also saw successful screenings in Tel-Aviv for the Israeli International Film Festival and Colorado at the Telluride Horror Show.
Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada and Raven Banner Entertainment team up to release The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh
Today brought some pretty exciting news about Rue Morgue Cinema’s first feature film! Please allow me to direct your attention to the following press release:
“Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada and Raven Banner Entertainment are set to release Rue Morgue magazine publisher turned filmmaker RODRIGO GUDIÑO’s spooky first feature The Last Will And Testament Of Rosalind Leigh in 2013. The film that Clive Barker called ‘a whole new direction in which to take the narrative experience in filmmaking’ celebrated its market premiere at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival prior to festival screenings across Europe, Israel, Latin America, South Africa, and Canada.
Rue Morgue Cinema and Raven Banner Entertainment are proud to announce the world premiere of The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh in competition at the 16th Annual Terra di Siena Film Festival in Italy (screening October 1), to be followed by Spanish premiere at the 45th Sitges –International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (screening October 11), also in competition (Official Panorama). Written and directed by Rue Morgue head ghoul and award-winning filmmaker Rodrigo Gudiño, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh will continue to premiere across the continent. Check out the spooky new trailer right here, and click through for festival dates!
Here it is – audio from THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROSALIND LEIGH panel from the 2012 Festival of Fear.
Thrill to the sounds of director RODRIGO GUDINO, JULIAN RICHINGS (X Men 3), AARON POOLE (The Samaritan), VFX artist ANTHONY SCOTT BURNS and producer MARCO PECOTA as they take us behind the scenes of Rue Morgue Cinema’s debut feature film.
Moderated by Rue Morgue’s Sean Plummer.
This episode not only showcases some of Anthony’s mindblowing digital effects but provides some insight into what a VFX Supervisor does on-set during principal photography. All the tracks featured in this episode were composed by Anthony under his musical alter-ego Pilot Priest.)
And for those coming to the Festival of Fear this weekend, be sure to drop by the Rosalind Leigh panel on Sunday @ 3 p.m. in Room 713. Anthony will be there along with stars Julian Richings (X Men 3), Aaron Poole (The Samaritan), writer/director Rodrigo Gudino and producer Marco Pecota. The panel will be hosted by Rue Morgue Editor-In-Chief, Dave Alexander.
For more about Mr. Burns, check out his Vimeo page HERE.
Mr. Gudiño has just finished his first feature length film entitled THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROSALIND LEIGH. It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Market where Canada’s own Raven Banner Entertainment picked up the sales rights.
THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROSALIND LEIGH stars Aaron Poole as an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother (voiced by screen legend Vanessa Redgrave), only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a cult of angels. As night falls, his mother’s oppresive spirit attempts to contact him with an urgent message.
As you’ve probably noticed on the thing near the top of the page, which I’m told is called a slider, the trailer for Rue Morgue Cinema’s first feature film is now online! Without further ado, allow us to whet your unholy appetite for Rodrigo Gudiño’s The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh.
Big rumblings from the House of Horror today! Rue Morgue Cinema’s first feature film, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh, is headed to the world-renowned Cannes film market. The film, written and directed by RM president Rodrigo Gudiño and produced by Rue Morgue Cinema’s Marco Pecota, will screen as part of Telefilm Canada’s Perspective Canada at Cannes 2012. Rosalind Leigh stars Aaron Poole (Small Town Murder Songs, Gangster Exchange), with Academy Award® winner Vanessa Redgrave (Mission: Impossible, Coriolanus), Julian Richings (X-Men 3: The Last Stand, Wrong Turn, Cube), Stephen Eric McIntyre (High Life, Fear X, The Lookout), Genie award winner Charlotte Sullivan (Population 436, Defendor, Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster) and cult television icon Mitch Markowitz (The Hilarious House of Frightenstein) rounding out the cast.