TINY MIX TAPES ON THE SOUNDTRACK OF EXCESS FLESH 

April 14, 2016

 

"Snipes does an excellent job of raising the temperature of the room with his soundscapes, and as a standalone work, this album shreds its own gnarly wave of harsh noise." The soundtrack for Excess Flesh, released by Deathbomb Arc, is now available as to purchase as a digital download and as a limited edition CD. You can stream or download it HERE. You can buy the CD HERE.


Read the Full Tiny Mix Tapes Review HERE! 

DIRECTOR PATRICK KENNELLY ON GOOD HORROR BAD HORROR PODCAST 

April 2, 2016

 

Director Patrick Kennelly sat down with the folks at the Good Horror Bad Horror podcast for a lengthy discussion on the making of Excess Flesh


Listen to the full podcast HERE (Episode 32)! 

SOUNDS OF FEAR: JONATHAN SNIPES TALKS EXCESS FLESH

March 31, 2016

 

An interview with Jonathan Snipes, the composer and sound designer of Excess Flesh. "The Los Angeles noise artist avoids the trappings of horror film music with a nonetheless unnerving score..."I try to make sounds that sound like a void or an abyss,” reckons Snipes. “Deep, crushing, ominous emptiness.”"

 
Read the Full Interview HERE!

REVOLTING EXCESS FLESH CLIP (PUKE WARNING!)

March 9, 2016

 

Bloody Disgusting premieres an exclusive clip from the movie.

 
Watch the Clip HERE!

Q&A: DIRECTOR AND STARS REVEAL THEIR “EXCESS FLESH”

March 8, 2016

 

"Patrick Kennelly’s EXCESS FLESH is a nightmarish look at two women tearing each other down, via a hostage-taking attempt to get closer through emotional torment—and food. FANGORIA spoke to Kennelly and his lead actresses at SXSW 2015 about fleshing out this scenario."

 
Read the Full Interview HERE!

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: A HALF-DRESSED ENCOUNTER WITH THE POLICE

March 7, 2016

 

Twitch premieres an exclusive clip from the movie in which two police officers encounter Jill and Jennifer on a beautiful, sun-filled day in Los Angeles. Something, however, is not quite right.

 
Watch the Clip HERE!

THIRTEENTH FLOOR INTERVIEW WITH STAR BETHANY ORR

March 2, 2016

 

Orr discusses how she got started in film, her identification with the character of Jill, the physicality of the role, improvisation, her own work as a writer/director and advice for aspiring talents in the industry.

 
Read the Full Interview HERE!

EXCESS FLESH COMING TO VOD & DVD ON MARCH 8

February 19, 2016

 

Dread Central & Bloody Disgusting announce the VOD/DVD premiere of director Patrick Kennelly's Excess Flesh. The movie is being distributed by Midnight Releasing.  

 
 

Read the notice & See the official trailer HERE!

TOP 5 OF 2015

December 22, 2015

 

Terror Weekend names Excess Flesh one of the Top 5 films of 2015. From their original 4/5 review: "A surprising and unclassifiable film. A magnificent debut for Patrick Kennelly in the world of film...this is not to be missed." 


See the full list HERE!

DIRECTOR KENNELLY INTERVIEW FOR SCREAM: THE HORROR MAGAZINE

December 3, 2015

 

Director Patrick Kennelly discusses deconstructing female identity and body dysmorphic disorders with Scream: The Horror Magazine's Howard Gorman. 
 

Read the full interview HERE!

SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JURY

November 16, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH received a Special Mention of the Jury at the 34th Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei. Dubbed "surprising and unclassifiable" by Spanish horror website Terror Weekend and "a must for all fans of the (horror) genre" by Spanish blog Bloodstab, EXCESS FLESH played to a sold-out crowd at the festival. 
 

See the full list of winners & director Patrick Kennelly's acceptance video HERE!

DIRECTOR PATRICK KENNELLY INTERVIEW ON WEST OF THE ROCKIES

November 15, 2015

 

Director Patrick Kennelly sat down with West of the Rockies, a radio show of alternative news, conspiracy stories, paranormal phenomena & a healthy dose of pop culture, to talk art, horror & human subjectivity.
 

Read the feature + Listen to the full show HERE! 

Los Angeles Theatrical Premiere!!!

October 22, 2015

 

At long last, EXCESS FLESH comes back to the city where it all began with a week-long run at the Downtown Independent, October 30 - November 5. Buy your tickets HERE. To celebrate the Los Angeles opening, Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica hosts EXCESS, a Hell House of politically-incorrect Real horrors - featuring Live Music, Libations, and More! Prepare to be brain molested with the madness of the U.S. of Abominations in 7 sinful tableaux — plus 13 acts of musical mindfuckery to provide a Demonically Distorted Industrial Pop soundtrack.

Full event details HERE.

"I Don't Race" - Official EXCESS FLESH Music Video

October 20, 2015

 

Fangoria premieres the official *theme song* of EXCESS FLESH, "I Don't Race," and its accompanying video. "I Don't Race" was conceived and written by composer Jonathan Snipes in collaboration with director Patrick Kennelly, who helms the video. 

South American Premiere

October 10, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its South American Premiere in Bogota, Colombia as part of Zinema Zombie Fest, November 6. Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance.

 

See the full listing, showtime, and Ticket Info HERE.

Belgian Premiere

October 1, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be playing as part of the "Youngblood" Competition at Razor Reel: Flanders Film Festival. This genre film festival, part of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation, promotes young and new talent behind the camera. Razor Reel takes place November 5-10 in Bruges, Belgium. Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance.

 

See the full listing, showtime, and Ticket Info HERE.

Spanish Premiere

September 25, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH makes its Spanish premiere In-Competition at the 34th Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival, which takes place November 7-14. 

 

Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance.

 

EXCESS FLESH @ Celluloid Screams

September 21, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be playing as part of renowned UK horror film fest Celluloid Screams, alongside other hits from the 2015 genre fest circuit, including The Corpse of Anna Fritz, Deathgasm, Goodnight Mommy, The Witch, and Yakuza Apocalypse. Celluloid Screams takes place in Sheffield October 23-25.

 

See the full listing, showtime, and Ticket Info HERE.

Mexican Premiere

August 21, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be playing In Competition at FERATUM: International Horror, Fantasy and Sci-Fi Film Festival. FERATUM takes place October 1-4 in Tlalpujahua, Mexico.

EXCESS FLESH LANDS DISTRIBUTION

August 18, 2015

 

It was announced via Screen Daily, that Acort International will handle worldwide sales of the movie, with their Midnight Releasing label handling North American theatrical, digital, and VOD distribution in early 2016. "Acort International is very excited to be working with director Patrick Kennelly and this fresh vision,” said Acort president and CEO Darrin G Ramage. “Excess Flesh is an original, next-level, powerhouse film that has proven itself with both mainstream and genre audiences in the festival circuit,” added Acort vice-president of acquisitions Chris Wilembrecht.

 

 
 
 
French Premiere

August 16, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its French Premiere as part of L'Etrange Festival in the "Uppen Comers" section. L'Etrange takes place September 3-13 in Paris, France. Read the Full Announcement via TwitchFilm HERE. Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance.

EXCESS FLESH FEATURED ON FRIGHTDAY PODCAST 

August 14, 2015

 

Star Bethany Orr's performance is called "some of the best acting I've ever seen in a horror movie..." by Frightday, which highlight the film in their podcast. 


Listen to the full podcast HERE! 

"La tryannie du miroir"

July 31, 2015

 

Director Patrick Kennelly was Interviewed EXCESS FLESH for French Canadien weekly Metro Montreal on EXCESS FLESH and the "tyranny of the mirror." From the article - "Could this be the most hallucinatory screen experience at Fantasia?... Excess Flesh is an artwork and a horror-film...(it) oddly juxtaposes sensitivity with intense violence, exploring such complex themes as body dysmorphia, eating disorders, revenge and loneliness."

UK PREMIERE 

July 29, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its UK Premiere as part of Grimmfest 2015, which takes place October 1-4 @ Odeon Printworks, Manchester. Read the Full Announcement HERE.

 
 
 
EXCESS FLESH @ FANTASIA! 

July 7, 2015

 

The Montreal genre-focused festival, called by Indiewire "one of the most eclectic, diverse and interesting film festivals around" gives EXCESS FLESH its Canadien Premiere on August 1. From the program notes: "This unique indie gem offers an unsettling look into a claustrophobic mental space, and will propel you beyond the edge of sanity." 
Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance.


See the full listing, showtime, and Ticket Info HERE.

DIRECTOR KENNELLY APPEARS ON YOUR HOLLYWOOD PRO PODCAST 

June 12, 2015

 

Director Patrick Kennelly appeared on the Your Hollywood Pro podcast to for a lengthy discussion of his multi-disciplinary career, his influences, the nature of collaboration, pointers on how to navigate the movie business, and the making of EXCESS FLESH. 
 

Listen to the full podcast HERE! 

DUTCH PREMIERE 

June 1, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its Dutch Premiere in the "Underground" section of the B-Movie, Underground, Trash Film Festival in Breda, The Netherlands, which takes place September 2-6. Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance. 

 

See the full listing, showtime, and Ticket Info HERE.

POLISH PREMIERE 

May 20, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its Polish Premiere in Poznan as part of the Transatlantyk Film & Music Festival, which takes place August 7-14. 

Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance. 

GERMAN PREMIERE 

May 15, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its German Premiere in Berlin as part of Fantasy FilmFest, which takes place August 5-16.  It will then tour throughout Germany for the remainder of the month with stops in Frankfurt, Hamburg, and more! From the program guide: "Patrick Kennelly’s merciless debut Excess Flesh proves that the process of eating can turn into pure horror. Do not consume on a full stomach!" Director Patrick Kennelly will be in attendance. 

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE 

May 8, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be making its International Premiere in Switzerland at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, which takes place July 3-11. Neuchâtel is part of the (amazing) European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation. Described in the program notes as "a gut disturbing reflexion on obsession and physical appearances," EXCESS FLESH plays as part of the festival's "Ultra Movies" section. Director Patrick Kennelly & star Bethany Orr (Jill) will be in attendance. See the full listing, showtime, and Ticket Info HERE.

 
 
 
IN-DEPTH FILM THRILLS PODCAST INTERVIEW 

April 22, 2015

 

Director Patrick Kennelly & star Bethany Orr sat down with the folks at All Things Horror for their Film Thrills podcast to discuss the genesis of the film, what it means to create horror rooted in reality and why those who say "beautiful" people can't claim to have body issues can get stuffed.
 

Listen to the full podcast HERE! 

EXCESS FLESH #19 of Top 25 Events at SXSW 2015

April 3, 2015

 

via St. Joe's LIVE: "If you're anything like me, you'll spend the first 90 minutes of Excess Flesh wondering why you chose to subject yourself to this movie. You'll feel a little disturbed. You'll feel absolutely nauseous. You'll have already seriously considered walking away and trying to forget the whole experience. Then you'll watch the last 15 minutes, the film's brilliance will wash over you, and you'll immediately want to watch it again." 
 

 
 
EXCESS FLESH FEATURED ON THE DAILY BEAST

March 28, 2015

 

"A look inside Excess Flesh, the most twisted movie at SXSW—and of the year, so far—about a woman who chains up and abuses her skinny, glamorous underminer." Read
the full article and interview that Marlow Stern did with director Patrick Kennelly
HERE!

EXCESS FLESH CAST & CREATOR ON BAD ROOMATES

March 20, 2015

 

In this video by Young Hollywood, the director & stars of Excess Flesh share their own real-life roommate horror stories, plus they reveal why Patrick considers the movie a horror movie about food! Watch the interview and preview of the movie HERE!

VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR & STARS OF EXCESS FLESH ON COLLIDER

March 14, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH director Patrick Kennelly and stars Bethany Orr and Mary Loveless sat down with Collider at SXSW for this video interview. They discussed how romantic comedies and sitcoms actually influenced the film, Orr’s experience eating an excessive amount of food during production, Loveless losing 20 pounds for her role, shooting the whole movie in a single location and tons more. View the Full Video Interview HERE!

EAST COAST PREMIERE

March 11, 2015

 

On March 26, EXCESS FLESH makes its East Coast Premiere as an Official Selection of the Boston Underground Film Festival! From the program guide: "With shades of Polanski, Aronofsky, and Żuławski, Excess Flesh breaks new ground in the exploration of body image/horror, and ultimately of the horrific prison that is the mind/body itself."
Director Patrick Kennelly and Actress Bethany Orr will be in attendance at the screening.


See the full listing, showtime, and ticket info HERE! 

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ACTRESS BETHANY ORR

March 10, 2015

 

Bethany Orr, who plays the role of Jill in EXCESS FLESH, gave an interview to Modern Horrors about the movie, the role of Jill, butter, rainbow sprinkles, blood splatter, and her other creative endeavours...

Read the full interview HERE! 

TEASER TRAILER / INTERVIEW EXCLUSIVE ON FANGORIA

March 5, 2015

 

"Among the genre films in the Midnighters lineup of this month’s SXSW Film Festival, EXCESS FLESH is one that bids fair to really get under your skin. We’ve got an exclusive first look at the teaser trailer, plus words from the filmmaker."

See the Teaser and read the full article HERE! 

WORLD PREMIERE

February 10, 2015

 

EXCESS FLESH will be world premiering as part of the Midnighters section at the SXSW Film Festival in March 2015! In addition, director Patrick Kennelly's music video for clipping., "Body & Blood" (featuring the contributions of a number of the Excess Flesh team) will also be playing as part of the music video section of the festival. 

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