Fantastic Fest has finalized its first round of films playing in its 2012 edition. As previously announced, Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" will open the festival, which runs September 20-27 in Austin, Texas. We got up close and personal with "The Art of Frankenweenie" exhibition at Comic-Con (pictured above); check out photos and video here.
"Dredd 3D," which enjoyed a well-received sneak peak at Comic-Con, will premiere at Fantastic Fest. The film is a remake of Sylvester Stallone's 1995 original. Karl Urban stars and Pete Travis directs (trailer below). Also in the mix is Rodney Ascher's Sundance fave "Room 237," which looks at symbolism theories from Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." (David Poland interviewed the filmmakers at Cannes.)
- By Anne Thompson & Sophia Savage
- July 30, 2012 2:38 PM
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