Richard S. Guardian, Cmg fire up 'The BBQ'

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Richard S. Guardian, Cmg fire up 'The BBQ'
Exclusive: Partners to screen footage of Australian comedy in Cannes.

Veteran distribution and sales executive Richard S. Guardian has brought worldwide sales rights to The BBQ to Cinema Management Group (Cmg).

Guardian will join Edward Noeltner and his team at Cmg as they screen footage and launch sales on the Croisette.

Australia-based Revolution Partners just wrapped production in Melbourne and Albury-Wodonga on the comedy about a suburban everyman with a passion for BBQ who enlists the help of a tyrannical Scottish chef when he is invited to compete in an international contest.

Stephen Amis directs The BBQ and the producers are Tait Brady, Lynne Wilson, Deb Fryers, and Amis. Shane Jacobson and Magda Szubanski star alongside celebrity chef Manu Feildel, comedian Julia Zemiro, and Nicholas Hammond.

Amis co-wrote the screenplay with David Richardson, Serge DeNardo and Angelo Salamanca – the team that collaborated on sci-fi comedy-drama The 25th Reich.

The BBQ is financed with support from Screen Australia
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Shane Jacobson and Magda Szubanski to lead cast of ‘The BBQ’

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Shane Jacobson and Magda Szubanski have joined the cast of Stephen Amis. upcoming comedy, The BBQ.

Jacobson will play Darren .Dazza. Cook, described as .a loveable suburban everyman with a long-established belief that his family is related to Captain James Cook..

Dazza has a passion for barbequing, but when he accidentally gives his neighbours food poisoning, his reputation and dignity are on the line. To make amends he seeks tutelage from the tyrannical Scottish chef known simply as .The Butcher., played by Szubanksi. .

Together they enter an international barbecue competition, pitting Dazza.s homespun techniques against the world.s best BBQ chefs.

The Revolution Partners film will also star celebrity-chef Manu Feildel; Julia Zemiro (Rockwiz); and Nicholas Hammond (The Sound of Music). The feature will begin shooting on Feb 6 around Albury-Wodonga, Mitta Mitta, and metro Melbourne.

.The Aussie barbecue is the iconic watering hole that brings all people together,
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DVD Review - The 25th Reich (2012)

The 25th Reich, 2012.

Directed by Stephen Amis.

Starring Jim Knobeloch, Serge De Nardo, Angelo Salamanca, Jak Wyld and Dan Balcaban.


During World War II, five Us soldiers are selected to travel forward in time to protect the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.

There has always been in this argument within the film medium that certain movies can be ‘so bad that they’re actually good’ which is what I feel the filmmaking team behind The 25th Reich were going for. However, when going down this route you walk a very thin line between ‘so bad it’s good’ and ‘so bad it’s awful’.

The 25th Reich almost feels like it could have come from the back catalogue of the Troma movies, with a plot surrounding time travel and giant robot spider-Nazis. It’s completely insane which is why it should have been great, but unfortunately
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The 25th Reich Teaser Trailer and Poster

Check out the new poster and teaser trailer for The 25th Reich.Based on the classic novella, 50,000 Years Until Tomorrow by J.J. Solomon, and with a screenplay penned by David Richardson, Serge DeNardo, and Stephen Amis – the movie is a homage to sci-fi and WWII movies of the 1950′s. Starring, Jim Knobeloch (Heaven’s Gate, [...]

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UFOs! Nazis! Robot Spiders! Behold the Trailer for The 25th Reich!

The headline pretty much says it all. Director Stephen Amis’ upcoming time-traveling actioner “The 25th Reich” — which is based on the novel “50,000 Years Until Tomorrow” — looks to be a hell of a lot of fun, especially for those of us who enjoy our science fiction mixed with a little history and a lot of CGI robots. The film is currently in post-production, which means we may have to wait a while before this one sees the proverbial light of day. However, to keep the fires of our collective interest burning, a trailer had been released. Needless to say, I’m pumped. Check out this very short plot synopsis: In 1943, five Us soldiers are recruited by the Oss for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler’s 25th Reich. “The 25th Reich” stars Jim Knobeloch, Serge DeNardo, Angelo Salamanca, Dan Balcaban, and Jak Wyld. Looks
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Us soldiers time trip to battle Nazi robtos in The 25th Reich

The 25th Reich is being described as "a rollicking, WWII Sci-Fi adventure full of time-travel, duplicitous Nazi robots, faulty spaceships and giant, bloodthirsty mega-fauna..." Sounds like an awesome Indiana Jones style WWII adventure with scifi elements and classic creature-feature nods. Love it.

Official synopsis:

In 1943, five Us soldiers are recruited by the Oss for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.

Now in post-production, the movie was produced in Australia and features a great crew with tons of experience. Costume designs were done by Ian Sparke (The Pacific), special makeup effects by Nik Dorning (Lord of the Rings, Australia, Troy and Knowing), editing by Bill Murphy (Romper Stomper), a Wagnerian, motif-driven score by Ricky Edwards (Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga.Hoole).

Directed by Stephen Amis, the film stars Jim Knobeloch (Heaven.s Gate), Serge DeNardo, Angelo Salamanca, Dan Balcaban and Jak Wyld.
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