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Glass Eye Pix’s “psychedelic thriller” “LIKE ME” finds U.S. distribution; poster revealed

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Indie Films, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Described as a “psychedelic thriller” that takes aim at the horrors of social-media obsession, the Glass Eye Pix and Dogfish Pictures production LIKE ME is headed for Stateside release next year. Read on for the details and to check out the poster.

LIKE ME, written and directed by Robert Mockler, had its world premiere at this year’s SXSW festival and will be released theatrically in January 2018 by Kino Lorber, which then sends it to VOD in March. The cast is headed by Addison Timlin (THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN), Ian Nelson, Jeremy Gardner (THE BATTERY) and Glass Eye’s Larry Fessenden, who also produced with Mockler, Jenn Wexler, James Belfer and Jessalyn Abbott. The synopsis: “After posting a video of herself robbing a convenience store, Kiya [Timlin] amasses a huge social media following and goes on a crime spree propelled by social media broadcasts. In her quest for validation, she encounters a drifter, an Internet troll and a paint-huffing outsider who are all pulled into her circle of chaos, junk food and drugs.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Kino Lorber,” Mockler says. “I’ve long admired their diverse and adventurous taste as well as their deep passion for the history of cinema.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.
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