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9 items from 2016

Watch On Halloween, Quentin Lee's Spooky Short

30 October 2016 10:01 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

The latest short film by Quentin Lee, On Halloween, pays homage to spooky classics of the past with a few clever twists of its own. Lee has made a variety of features, ranging from the emotional drama Ethan Mao to the teen trauma of White Frog to the fizzy romance of The People I've Slept With. He's explored horror before in his graphic novel Campus Ghost Story and this year's The Unbidden, and On Halloween delves again into terror territory. Candy Cheung stars as a babysitter and Jerry Hernandez (Ethan Mao) is her boyfriend who visits her when she's 'on the job' caring for an infant, played by Quentin Lee's son Junyi Casper Lee. Something happens, and to say it's a bit unnerving is only...

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Exclusive: On Halloween, First Look at Quentin Lee's Scary Short

24 October 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

We are pleased to present a first look at Quentin Lee's new short film On Halloween, starring Candy Cheung, Jerry Hernandez and Junyi Casper Lee, the latter making his screen debut as ... the baby. Here's a quick description: "An homage to the 1979 classic When a Stranger Calls, On Halloween explores babysitting and child endangerment with modern technology." Lee raised money for the movie via Kickstarter this summer and it's finished just in time for the scariest holiday of the year. Take a look at the photos in the gallery below, which give a nice taste of what to anticipate when On Halloween makes its debut next week. We'll have the details on how to watch it ... on Halloween!...

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Kickstart This: On Halloween, Short and Scary From Quentin Lee

17 August 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Quentin Lee began his filmmaking career more than 20 years ago and it's still impossible to pigeonhole him. He's tackled a winning variety of human-sized stories in a variety of settings and an intriguing mix of genres, from the emotional angst of Ethan Mao to the intimate drama of White Frog to the romantic comedy of The People I've Slept With to the spooky fun of The Unbidden. Beyond his feature-length efforts, he's also made a slew of short movies and his upcoming next short sounds quite intriguing. Here is how Mr. Lee describes it: I wrote the short script On Halloween about a scary and unexpected night of a babysitter to star my friend Candy Cheung (a talented actress whom I want to work...

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Viva takes North America rights to 'The Unbidden'

26 April 2016 7:22 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Viva Pictures has acquired North America rights to Quentin Lee’s The Unbidden, following its world premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival last week.

International rights to the film were acquired by Korea’s 9ers Entertainment earlier this month.

Described as the first female-driven Asian American supernatural thriller, The Unbidden stars Tamlyn Tomita (The Joy Luck Club), Julia Nickson (Rambo), Amy Hill (50 First Dates), Elizabeth Sung (The Joy Luck Club) and Michelle Krusiec (Saving Face).

The story follows a mystery novelist who believes she is being haunted and holds a dinner party for her friends, where the group is taken hostage by a gun-wielding stranger.

The film is produced by Charles Lei of Beijing-based Thunder Communications International, along with Us-based Stanley Yung, NaRhee Ahn and Lee. Lee’s previous directing credits include White Frog and The People I’ve Slept With.

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La Asian Pacific 2016: The Unbidden, Ambitious And Unnerving Frights

22 April 2016 9:30 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

A woman sleeps alone at night. Her bed sheets begin to move, awakening her. Is she imagining things? Or is she under attack by a supernatural creature? Quentin Lee's ambitiously unnerving The Unbidden refuses to play by the rules for scary movies, especially the ones that have been established since Wes Craven's Scream gave slasher flicks a jolt some 20 years ago. NaRhee Ahn's original screenplay sets up a world that is sincerely spooky, inhabited by characters who are not. Lauren (Tamlyn Tomita) lives alone in a house that's big enough to harbor secrets. The morning after her restless night, she decides to get together with three longtime friends. It's the anniversary of something troubling to her and she feels the need to confront it,...

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China’s Thunder Communications Expands International Strategy (Exclusive)

13 April 2016 10:46 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Korean sales agency Niners Entertainment has picked up global rights outside North America to “The Unbidden,” the latest film from China’s Thunder Communications International and Quentin Lee, director of “The People I’ve Slept With.”

The Unbidden” which is pitched as the first female-driven, Asian-American supernatural thriller, stars Tamlyn Tomita (“Teen Wolf,” “The Joy Luck Club”), Julia Nickson (“Rambo,” TV’s “Noble House”), Amy Hill (“50 First Dates,” “Lilo & Stitch”), Elizabeth Sung (“The Joy Luck Club”) and Michelle Krusiec (“Saving Face,” “The Invitation”.) It will have its world premiere next week at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

The story sees a mystery writer haunted by the ghost of a tortured, bloodied man. She and her friends are held hostage by another man while they are in the middle of a séance trying to get rid of the ghost. “The Unbidden” is Niners Enertainment’s first English language acquisition. »

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Asian Pacific Film Festival Unveils Diverse Slate, Including Six World Premieres

5 April 2016 12:59 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival has announced the complete lineup for its 32nd edition, with six world premieres including three from women directors. The fest runs April 21-28 at various L.A. venues, with the roster including 34 feature films and 106 shorts, assembled from 20 countries.

The six world premieres are “The Last Tour,” from director Ryan Yu; “The Unbidden,” Quentin Lee; “Vampariah,” Matthew Abaya; “Signs of Remarkable History,” Maryam Kashani; “Rebel With a Cause: The Life of Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga,” Janice Tanaka; and “The Tiger Hunter,” Lena Khan’s film that was previously announced as the opening-night attraction. All of the directors will be at their screenings for Q&A discussion.

The Artist Spotlight will offer three works from documentary vet Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, including the Los Angeles premiere of her latest, “People Are the Sky.” There will also be the West Coast premiere of Salima Koroma’s “Bad Rap, »

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Quentin Lee’s Asian Horror The Unbidden Conjures a Trailer

7 March 2016 10:30 AM, PST | | See recent Dread Central news »

We’re always on the lookout for different sounding films to share with our readers, and Quentin Lee’s female-driven Asian horror The Unbidden caught our eye when its first trailer crossed our path.  Check it out, and look for it at… Continue Reading →

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Round-Up: Zombie with Spinning Worms Pin, Hardcore Henry TV Spot, The Unbidden Trailer

4 March 2016 8:44 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Cavity Colors has gone interactive with their latest enamel pin. The worms festering in this poor zombie’s rotting eye socket can be spun with a flick of your wrist! Also in this round-up: a new TV spot for Hardcore Henry and a new trailer for Quentin Lee’s The Unbidden.

Zombie Enamel Pin: “It’S Going To Eat You!

Our first action pin! Use your finger to spin the maggots! Gross out all of your friends!

* Features Spinning Maggots inside the eye socket *

High-quality soft enamel pin with a Black Nickel Finish

Double rubber clutch on the back for secure attachment

Cavitycolors logo on the back

First pressing – Only 200 Available

Art By: Aaron Cavitycolors

Size: Approx 2 inches tall

Shipping: Currently In Production – Ships in approx. 5 – 7 days – $ 12.00.”

To learn more about the new zombie enamel pin, visit Cavity Colors’ website.


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