26 Aug 2019 - 'The Wretched' Frightfest Premiere

August 26th, 2019.

I’ve had to zip outside to cool down, grab something to eat and hastily go to the SD card and start mass-deleting photos from today’s premieres just to create room for the .. erm… two more premieres I planned to do today over and above the FOUR I’d already photographed.

And then I remembered I could get about 70% extra card capacity if I switched my Pentax from 36Megapixel (“Large”) files down to 22Megapixel (“Medium”) size. Done!

Here’s how premiere number 5 of SIX today went down:

“We’re just standing here. Why….? What are YOU doing?”

“We’re just standing here. Why….? What are YOU doing?”

OOOoOoOooOooooohhh!!! Another one of those handy lists showing all events and attendees at Frightfest (sadly I’m far too sheltered and have become accustomed to lists with pictures…. the imdb isn’t good with independent frightfest films and their stars…)

OOOoOoOooOooooohhh!!!
Another one of those handy lists showing all events and attendees at Frightfest (sadly I’m far too sheltered and have become accustomed to lists with pictures…. the imdb isn’t good with independent frightfest films and their stars…)

In a rare bit of luck, I’m able to identify at least 3 out of the 4 people in this image WITHOUT That Sheet : Directors Brett and Drew T Pierce, and Madelynn Stuenkel.

In a rare bit of luck, I’m able to identify at least 3 out of the 4 people in this image WITHOUT That Sheet : Directors Brett and Drew T Pierce, and Madelynn Stuenkel.

Art.  (You can tell by the tilt, the blur, the questionable composition, and the pretentiousness of a one-word title)

Art.
(You can tell by the tilt, the blur, the questionable composition, and the pretentiousness of a one-word title)

“A Mrs, Miss or even Miss wouldn’t have gone astray for my character’s name”  Madelynn Stuenkel plays the titular “The Wretch” in this movie

“A Mrs, Miss or even Miss wouldn’t have gone astray for my character’s name”
Madelynn Stuenkel plays the titular “The Wretch” in this movie

The Huawei’s “Night” mode stuns, delights and confuses me yet again.

The Huawei’s “Night” mode stuns, delights and confuses me yet again.

“So the “T” in your name… is that like a reminder that you have a middle name while your brother labours with the burden of never having been given one, always wondering why and what happened to his?” ”Pretty much, yeah”  I’ve been there. Actually, I’m STILL there.

“So the “T” in your name… is that like a reminder that you have a middle name while your brother labours with the burden of never having been given one, always wondering why and what happened to his?”
”Pretty much, yeah”

I’ve been there. Actually, I’m STILL there.

“I don’t want to talk about the character in the movie called “JJ” and whether what I assume is her gruesome and horrific death is somehow a criticism of the Star Wars prequel trilogy… but let’s assume the answer is “yes””

“I don’t want to talk about the character in the movie called “JJ” and whether what I assume is her gruesome and horrific death is somehow a criticism of the Star Wars prequel trilogy… but let’s assume the answer is “yes””

“Leicester Square Make Some Noise!!! Now… what did you want me to rhyme WHAT with?”

“Leicester Square Make Some Noise!!! Now… what did you want me to rhyme WHAT with?”

We interrupt this journal to bring you a blurry shot of Alice In Wonderland’s Red Queen walking by.  Normal journalising will resume shortly.

We interrupt this journal to bring you a blurry shot of Alice In Wonderland’s Red Queen walking by.

Normal journalising will resume shortly.

“I’m not sure what that was all about but it was kind of… uh….” ”Colourful? Disturbing?” ”Yes”

“I’m not sure what that was all about but it was kind of… uh….”
”Colourful? Disturbing?”
”Yes”

“Don’t mind me… and if the leaf camouflage is as perfect as I’ve designed it to be, you won’t”  Hmmm… maybe that IS just a black wall with “JOIN TH” written on it, then.

“Don’t mind me… and if the leaf camouflage is as perfect as I’ve designed it to be, you won’t”
Hmmm… maybe that IS just a black wall with “JOIN TH” written on it, then.

So… that left just one more premiere left to do today (there were others… and had I motivation to stay in town two hours longer I could have done both the closing film AND the sonata… both of which I kind of wanted to….

But I have limits : tomorrow is a work day, after all. And… erm… there’s a premiere scheduled that day too!

Until ‘Rabid’ !