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First Clip: All About Evil

By Mike Everleth ⋅ August 1, 2010

Watch the scarily camp-tastic first clip from Joshua Grannell‘s debut horror feature All About Evil, featuring a diabolical Natasha Lyonne and her Satanic cronies bedeviling a poor Ariel Hart who only wants to live another day. Although clearly filmed somewhat tongue-in-cheek, there’s a genuine sense of dread and menace in this short, one-minute excerpt.

Although more well known for her personal troubles than her acting lately, Lyonne reaches deep into her dark side to star as Deborah Tennis, a mousy librarian who inherits her uncle’s failing movie theater and quickly realizes there’s only one thing that can save the family business: Blood! After becoming a local sensation for the grisly “realism” in the movies she starts directing — although that realism comes from the fact that she’s actually murdering people for real — Deborah becomes more frantic about finding fresh victims the more popular her work becomes.

If you like what you see above, between now and late November, All About Evil is touring the country playing at various film festivals and special screenings. At some of these events, Grannell will also appear as his lovely alter ego, Peaches Christ. While more screenings are continually being added — including a recently announced screening at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival — below is a list of current dates as of this writing.

For more info and to see if the film is coming to your area, please visit the official All About Evil website.

August 7, 2010
Dallas, TX
Landmark’s Inwood Theatre

August 7, 2010
Houston, TX
Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre

August 13, 2010
Milwaukee, WI
Landmark’s Oriental Theatre
with Peaches Christ in person!

August 14, 2010
Chicago, IL
Music Box Theatre
with Peaches Christ in person!

August 21, 2010
San Diego, CA
Landmark’s Ken Cinema

August 21, 2010
Denver, CO
Landmark’s Esquire Cinema

August 27, 2010
Silver Spring, MD
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
with Peaches Christ in person!

September 4, 2010
Atlanta, GA
Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema
with Peaches Christ in person!

September 17, 2010
Phoenix, AZ
Madcap Theater
with Peaches Christ in person!

October 8, 2010
Los Angeles, CA
Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

October 21 – 24, 2010
San Francisco, CA
The Victoria Theatre
with Peaches Christ in person!

October 29, 2010
Berkeley, CA
Landmark’s California Theatre
with Peaches Christ in person!

November 13, 2010
Minneapolis, MN
Landmark’s Uptown Theatre

November 20, 2010
Detroit area, MI:
Landmark’s Main Art
with Peaches Christ in person!

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