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in Filmmaking
on Nov 13, 2008

In the current issue of Filmmaker Karina Longworth reviews this year’s Fantastic Fest, and one of the titles she singles out for praise is J.T. Petty’s The Burrowers. She wrote:

For my money, the most impressive film at Fantastic Fest with a studio credit attached was not a Secret Screening, but J.T. Petty’s The Burrowers. A monster film in plot detail only, this period Western plays as a moral drama heavily influenced by Terrence Malick. Unfortunately, the affiliated studio is Lionsgate, who have recently heavily cut back on their support for horror, and thus The Burrowers –– a film as tailor-made for a big screen as almost anything I’ve seen –– will likely be seen mostly on DVD.

Petty is one of our former “25 New Faces,” and I just came across the below interview from Toronto on the Bloody Disgusting site.

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