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The Shelter now available on DVD in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg!

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THE SHELTER is finally available in Europe (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg for now). It was released on August 24th 2017 on DVD via RED SQUARE FILM and can be purchased HERE. We are hoping that it finds its audience.

We recently tagged up with a new Worldwide Sales Agent, hence we’re aiming for the film to be available in the rest of the world sooner than later. If you’re in North America – the many ways to see it are HERE.

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Easter Special! The Shelter Autographed Edition DVD now at lower price!

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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.” – SciFiNow

Being that The Shelter contains Christian themes and iconography, in the name of Easter, we decided to slash the price on the Autographed Editions from April 1st to April 16, 2017. See below!

Autographed edition:
EASTER SPECIAL (until April 16, 2017): 
Was 24.00$ USD - is now 16.00 USD ( tax – postage and handling included).
DVD signed by writer/director John Fallon – 24.00$ USD.
PayPal address: shelterdvd@joblo.com

Premium Autographed edition:
EASTER SPECIAL (until April 16, 2017):
Was 28.00$ USD - is now 20.00$ USD ( tax – postage and handling included).
DVD signed by writer/director John Fallon and a Postcard signed by star Michael Pare (one of the two here)  NOTE: Limited amount left.
PayPal address: shelterdvd@joblo.com

You can also get the Regular edition via Amazon HERE!

The Extras on the disk are:
-VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL PARE
-AUDIO COMMENTARY WITH WRITER/DIRECTOR JOHN FALLON
STORYBOARDS,TEASER AND TRAILER.
VIDEO TOUR OF THE HOUSE LOCATION.

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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? 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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CANADIANS WATCH ON YT, GOOGLE PLAY OR ON ITUNES
The film is also on DISH, TIME WARNER and COMCAST

-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

shelter-faithWATCH THE SHELTER ON AMAZON, VUDU  GOOGLE PLAY, DIRECT TV OR ON ITUNES.
CANADIANS WATCH ON YT, GOOGLE PLAY OR ON ITUNES
The film is also on DISH, TIME WARNER and COMCAST

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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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The LA Times reviews THE SHELTER!

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The huge publication that is the LA TIMES recently reviewed THE SHELTER. Here are some quotes. Read the whole review here!

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

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

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The Shelter is now in select theaters and on digital from Uncork’d Entertainment.

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The Shelter L.A. premiere, theatrical run and Pre-Order details!

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You can now Pre Order THE SHELTER on Amazon Instant HERE or/and on DVD HERE (bonus features to be announced in due time).

L.A. Premiere and theatrical run details! It will screen at the Ahrya Fine Arts Laemmle Fine Arts Theater from November 4th – 10th. Writer/Director John Fallon will be there to introduce and do a QNA for the Friday November 4th screening.

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Fallon will be present again for the “big screening”, potentially with star Michael Paré on Saturday, November 5th. Producer Donny Broussard and Director of Photography Bobby Holbrook are slated to be present as well. Ticckets go on sale on Tuesday, Nov 1st at 7pm HERE.

Theatre info here: Ahrya Fine Arts 8556 Wilshire Blvd.
 Beverly Hills, CA 90211, 310-478-3836

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Scream Horror Mag gives The Shelter a glowing review!

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Nice to start to year right. We just got our first review of 2016 via Scream Horror Mag and it’s a positive one! Here’s are two excerpts:

“With Pare in pretty much every frame, he deserves so much praise as he steals each and every scene and goes beyond the call of duty!”

“Whilst Fallon’s film will probably polarize most audiences, as it boldly goes where most films daren’t – relating a somewhat incongruent tale that does anything but spoon-feed viewers; in my book, that’s the epitome of the kind of films people need to be queuing up to catch instead of the spate of Hollywood horrors that don’t even try to get the audience’s grey matter muscles flexing.”

YOU CAN READ THE WHOLE REVIEW HERE!

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The Shelter review quote banners!

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Find within this blog entry “Review Quotes” banners for THE SHELTER. You can expect more to surface as time goes on; keep tabs on them HERE! You can also expect new reviews of the film to surface soon, further Festival showings and an announcement about the film’s Canadian premiere too!

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Starburst Magazine talks spirituality and The Shelter with John Fallon!

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Famous UK magazine Starburst recently talked about The Shelter and its spiritual side with writer/director John Fallon. Here is an excerpt:

Do you want people to have their own interpretations or is there a hidden thing for them to find if they want to?

JF: There’s one interpretation that’s very popular. There’s another layer to the film that people are not getting so far. I took a nod from one of my favorite directors, David Lynch as I got obsessed with his film Lost Highway. When I set out to make The Shelter I wanted to make something in that same spirit. People have to find the meaning for themselves.

You can read the entire interview here!

The film will be screening at the SITGES FILM FESTIVAL on October 9th at 8:00PM at the Retiro as part of the Panorama Fantastic section! Writer/Director John Fallon will be on hand to present the screening.

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