The Shelter is not just for fans of supernatural thrillers, it’s also for people of Faith!

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-Like Book of Job from the Bible, Thomas is tested through supernatural signs that lead him to an emotional place in his heart he’s learnt to hide from. It’s an uncomfortable watch as real become unreal – Britflick

Thus far, THE SHELTER has mostly been addressed by the mainstream and horror press/audience. But with its Christianity inspired themes, iconography and symbolism; we also believe that people of Faith should see the film, even those who don’t normally like genre efforts.

Yes the film has sex, minor violence/nudity and (many) “sins” and it is NOT family friendly. But aren’t sins and an opportunity for repentance and atonement part of it all? We think so and hope that the Faith based market will get wind of the film sooner than later. I will discuss all of this further in due time on my Official Blog, till then here are some quotes from some of The Shelter reviews that picked on the spiritual tones of the film. Much love! John Fallon

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-The Shelter swirls Christianity and Silent Hill-levels of guilt to torment its protagonist, and Fallon’s strong visual style combines with a very strong turn from Pare to good effect. – Sci Fi Now

-The neon lights become the power of Christ and his need to beg forgiveness jostles with memories that aren’t allowed to fade.  – Starbust Magazine

-The film’s religious undertones remain apparent but they never feel overly preachy and, surprisingly and cleverly, draw out whatever spirituality we believe in, making Fallon’s intentions feel relevant to us in our own particular way. – Scream Horror Mag

-There are a lot of religious references, as well as dreamy sequences bathed in light, where we are not quite sure whether to believe what we are seeing, or if it is merely a product of Thomas’ mind. – Movieramblings

-The beauty of Fallon’s cinematic Lament Configuration is that through extensive use of religious iconography and flashbacks that offer suggestions as to how Thomas found himself in this predicament, there are multiple conclusions that the viewer may come to, and with Fallon wisely refusing to offer his own explanation of the film’s meaning it enables the viewer to take their own unique experience with them. – This is Horror

-Filled to the rafters with religious iconography; statues of Jesus Christ, copies of the Bible and crucifixes of ever schism, are littered everywhere you care to look. The talismans represent Thomas’ need forgiveness, but he’s a stubborn man. – The Hollywood News

“Blending elements of spirituality, horror and redemption within the faith based storytelling, you see a very complete film in THE SHELTER.- Tom Holland Terror Time.

- God’s not explicitly mentioned, but even a lapsed Catholic or staunch atheist will get the feeling going into the final act and after the credits roll that someone, not of this world, can and will put you out of your misery… if you’ve given up. – Britflick

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Two new The Shelter reviews, two new Michael Pare interviews & one John Fallon interview!

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Two new reviews of THE SHELTER surfaced on TOM HOLLAND’S TERROR TIME, and on DIGITAL JOURNAL. Scroll down for excerpts and 3 new interviews! Two with Michael Pare and one with John Fallon.

Terror Time Review:  “Blending elements of spirituality, horror and redemption within the faith based storytelling, you see a very complete film in THE SHELTER. Where do you begin with a film like this to show the impact and execution of the pieces brought together?” - READ THE REVIEW HERE

Digital Journal Review: “Michael Pare is transformative in the role, and he builds his character from within. Pare commands the screen for the entire duration of the film. John Fallon did a brilliant job writing the script, as well as directing and producing the movie. It garners an A rating.” - READ THE REVIEW HERE

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Michael Pare interview at Fangoria: “the idea that our demons are self-manufactured from guilt, remorse, and regret, and the idea of being haunted by your conscience seemed like a great thing for an actor to play. ” – READ INTERVIEW HERE

Michael Pare interview at Digital Journal: “The raves were across the board, and when they appreciate your work, you feel validated. I’ve been doing this for 36 years, and it makes you feel like you have something to contribute to the world of film and television. It is part of the dream of being a great actor. It was a risky project to make, but I had a lot of fun making it.” – READ INTERVIEW HERE

Audi John Fallon interview at GAME IT ALL!

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Where can you watch John Fallon’s The Shelter starring Michael Pare?

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Hey all! Everybody that rents/buys THE SHELTER through the proper channels helps us recoup the money we invested into making the film. At this level of production, the only revenue we get is via legit rentals, anything outside of that hurts us as opposed to helping.  Scroll down to see how/where to watch THE SHELTER in North America. You can also PRE-ORDER the DVD HERE (which comes out on January 3rd 2017 with some cool extras). We’re also working on getting the film distributed across the world as we speak.  Thank you for your support!

USA WATCH HERE:
AMAZON:  https://goo.gl/L42sTq

ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/id1162514691

VUDU: http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!overview/792598/The-Shelter

DIRECT TV: https://www.directv.com/movies/The-Shelter-R05TaEM5SXZnRVM4blJLK3dQMDJ5dz09?keyword=The%20Shelter

GOOGLE PLAY: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/The_Shelter?id=6pudMlyQoLY

The film is also on DISH, COX DIGITAL  CABLE, TIME WARNER and COMCAST  

CANADA WATCH HERE:

ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/movie/id1162514691

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Three new The Shelter reviews and new interview!

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Three new reviews for The Shelter have surfaced at AICN, CRYPTICROCK and SADIEDUARTEOFFICIAL, excerpts below, click for the entire reviews. Writer/Director John Fallon was also interviewed at FANGORIA and you can read that HERE!

“This is about as somber as it comes, so if you’re looking for a film that will leave you in a place a bit more remorseful and a bit more down than you come into it, then this definitely is a film for you. – READ THE REVIEW HERE

 “It keeps people guessing what is going to happen next and the level of realism makes this film a special gem.” – READ THE REVIEW HERE

“I cannot think of a better actor than the very talented Michael Paré to show spectators Thomas’s psyche and how bad deeds could make us live our earthly life in hell.” – READ THE REVIEW HERE

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The Shelter premiere post screening QNA and funny video review!

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For those of you who couldn’t make it to THE SHELTER’s LA premiere and are interested in hearing  star Michael Pare and writer/director John Fallon talk about the ins and outs of making the film at length, check out the video below! A big thank you to Rusty Eltringham for streamlining this shoot/edit for us.

Moreover, scroll down for a funny THE SHELTER review by Cml Entertainment! This one made us laugh! We’re happy you enjoyed it!

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Two new reviews for The Shelter starring Michael Pare!

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Two new reviews for THE SHELTER have recently surfaced. The first is from THE MOVIE GUYS, the second from ADDICTED TO HORROR.

“Can almost be labeled as a faith-based thriller. But with the subjects of infidelity, alcoholism, suicide coupled with open sex scenes, violence, and touches of horror, this unusual mix with its strength in faith delivers a taboo of sorts to a non-secular audience. The same could be said with the new Mel Gibson movie, Hacksaw Ridge, as well, basically a faith-based film filled with extreme violence alienating the very audience that should be seeing it.” - READ THE REVIEW HERE

” For those of us seeking unconventional chills, The Shelter holds a surprise in store that’s going to leave a welcomed scar on the Psyche. The Shelter is a twisted psychological story that will leave viewers squirming, struggling to juggle some ideas far too intense for the average mind to process.” – READ THE REVIEW HERE

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The Shelter screenplay to be part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences library!

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We are very proud to announce that as per the request of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, John Fallon‘s screenplay for THE SHELTER will be included in the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to become part of its permanent Core Collection.

Hence the screenplay will be available for study in the Academy’s reading room for those who have interest. Writer/Director John Fallon had this to say: “The request for the screenplay from the Academy came as a surprise and yes, it is an honor to be included in their library.”

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Thank you to all who showed up at The Shelter LA premiere! Some pics!

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Hey all, Writer/Director John Fallon here! As you know, The Shelter premiered on November 5th at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater (a very classy cinema with a solid staff) in Beverly Hills. I wanted to take the time and humbly thank the folks that came to support our little film. Also a big thank you to my leading man Michael Pare for believing in the project, moderator Paul Salanoff who came in very prepared and Clint Morris and his team at October Coast for a fine job in terms of pushing the picture (we had a camera crew at the QNA, so expect a video to surface down the road) and Uncork’d Entertainment for putting us together.

Finally, a HUGE thank you to everybody that came up to me after the QNA to let me know how much they enjoyed the film and how much it moved them. THE SHELTER came from the heart and if I managed to stir somebody or make them reflect as to their own lives  – then I did my job. Thank you again!  You can expect a more personal post on my Official Blog down the down the road (give me a week). Till then, here are some pics from the event! Much love and God bless! John

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Five new THE SHELTER reviews and two new interviews!

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With THE SHELTER opening top day in select theaters (screening for a week) and  on VOD today (watch it here) the press has been ample on the film. Here are two recent interviews with Writer/Director John Fallon, one at WhysoBlu and the other and Kicking the Seat! Below the 5 most recent reviews.

LA TIMES: “John Fallon’s “The Shelter” is remarkably ambitious. It’s a concise genre piece that doubles as a heavily metaphorical character sketch. More B-movies could stand to be like “The Shelter,” which at least tries to tie its darkness to something real.  – READ THE REVIEW HERE

THATMOMENTIN: “Fallon mixes some effectively creative imagery and impressive visuals in among the often dreary grey overtones.  – This is all Pare!” READ THE REVIEW HERE

KICKING THE SEAT: “The Shelter becomes a moving exercise in faith and self-reconciliation” - READ THE REVIEW HERE

GBHBL: “It’s a movie that lives & dies on its lead’s performance as much of this film is focused on his reactions to the events unfolding in front of his eyes. Thankfully Michael Paré does an excellent job of portraying a man haunted by his own guilt, desperate to forget everything in the the nearest bottle of booze.” READ THE REVIEW HERE

NIGHTMARISH CONJURING: “The film is beautifully done.  John Fallon made excellent use of ethereal lighting to get his vision across.  The use of bright lights against the darkened backdrop brings you in, a lot of it feels like the diffused lighting one encounters in a church under natural lighting through stained glass windows, I suspect that’s not an accident.” - READ THE REVIEW

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The Shelter opens today on on VOD! Screens in select cinemas for a week!

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11“John Fallon’s “The Shelter” is remarkably ambitious. It’s a concise genre piece that doubles as a heavily metaphorical character sketch.” – LA Times

John Fallon’s The Shelter opens today on VOD (watch it here) and in select cinemas in North America for a wekk. John Fallon will be at the Laemmle  Ahrya Fine Art (GET TICKETS HERE) tonight November 4th in LA for the first showing of the film. Expect an intro and QNA. And Fallon and star Michael Pare will be there tomorrow November 5th for the big premiere of the film, intro and QNA there as well. Thanks to all who have and are still supporting the film. We feel the love. Thank you for that.

“Veteran character actor Michael Paré strikes just the right notes as a man literally haunted by his past. ” – LA Times

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