To celebrate the release of Michael Haneke's recent release of the awesome Funny Games, Tartan kindly gave us three copies of one of their best retro-horror titles, Brian Yuzna's Society, to give away. Good taste those Tartan boys..!
Anyway, we've now drawn the three winners whose names are as follows;
Congratulations to the three of you. We will be in touch shortly. If you didn't win this time, why not enter our current competition where you can win an i-Pod shuffle and copies of Rob Zombie's Halloween on DVD.
April 4th saw the theatrical release of Michael Haneke's own personal remake of his 1997 classic Funny Games with Naomi Watts and Tim Roth. It is still playing in cinemas nationwide.
A literal shot-for-shot remake of his own acclaimed 1997 film, Funny Games is Haneke's attempt to bring his hard-hitting moral messages to a wider mainstream audience.
With the use of some Hollywood money and top actors such as Naomi Watts (her appearance was one of Haneke's main requirements for making the film) and Tim Roth, Haneke has finally been able to bring his vision to an English-speaking audience;
Michael Haneke - "When I first envisioned FUNNY GAMES in the middle of the 90s, it was my intention to have an American audience watch the movie. It is a reaction to a certain American Cinema, its violence, its naiveté, the way American Cinema toys with human beings. In many American films violence is made consumable.
However, because it was a foreign language film and because the actors were not familiar to a US audience, it did not reach its audience."
All that is about to change. Scroll below for an exclusive clip - A User's Guide to Home Invasion...
The vacation begins with Anna, George and their son Georgie on their way to their summer home. The neighbors, Fred and Eva, are already there. They make a date to play golf the next morning. It’s a perfect day.
Anna begins to make dinner, while her husband and son are busy with the newly renovated sailboat. Suddenly, Anna finds herself face to face with a polite young man, the neighbors’ guest Peter, who has come to ask for some eggs because Eva has run out. Anna is about to give Peter the eggs, but hesitates. How did he get onto their property? Peter explains that there’s a hole in the fence – Fred showed it to him.
Things seem strange from the beginning. Soon, violence erupts. The thriller follows the rules of its genre, providing the deliverance that allows the audience to feel comfortable watching the film.