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Sundance: Magnolia Eyeing 'V/H/S' Anthology Sequel 'S-VHS'

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood January 24, 2013 at 4:52PM

Magnolia is set to press play with "S-VHS," the sequel to horror anthology "V/H/S." The new pic includes entries from directors Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sanchez and Gregg Hale, Jason Eisener, and Gareth Huw Evans and Timo Tjahjanto.
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A scene from "Safe Haven," one of the horror shorts in "S-VHS."
The Collective A scene from "Safe Haven," one of the horror shorts in "S-VHS."

Magnolia is set to press play with "S-VHS," the sequel to horror anthology "V/H/S." The new pic includes entries from directors Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sanchez and Gregg Hale, Jason Eisener, and Gareth Huw Evans and Timo Tjahjanto.

Word on the Sundance streets is that the sequel is better than the original. "V/H/S" made its money on VOD; it took in over $100K at the domestic box office, and $622K overseas. It scored 53% rotten on the Tomatometer. /Film says "S-VHS" improves on the original in every way. ThePlaylist declares it a whole lot of fun.

"S-VHS" is produced by Brad Miska of Bloody Disgusting as well as Roxanne Benjamin and Gary Binkow.
 

This article is related to: News, News, V/H/S, Horror , Sundance Film Festival, Magnolia


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.