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Cast: Bo Keister, Mike Kopera, Angela Relucio, Melissa Mars, Luce Rains, Richard Riehle
Todd and Bruce, a hapless screenwriting team, get one last shot at success thanks to Todd's wealthy stepdad, Sarge. If they pen a worthy horror script, Sarge will fund the entire project.
But there is one condition - the script must be complete in two weeks.
With the deadline looming and no fresh ideas, Todd and Bruce head to Shangri-La, a serene artist's retreat, with the hope that the peace and company of fellow artists will inspire greatness... or, failing greatness, at least enough for straight-to-DVD.
Shangri-La proves to be anything but serene, as the artists die off one by one, seemingly by accident. Bruce convinces Todd to soak in this morbid atmosphere to help with the writing, but soon those two are fighting for their lives as well.
"The Cabining" is a Comedy/Horror that follows two wannabe screen writers, Todd and Bruce. Todd seems to be the only one interested in writing while Bruce just wants to party and get laid so basically he is the financed slacker of the two. After their latest script is torn apart by their writing class and Todd's rich Stepdad Sarge the two have a choice. They have to come up with a decent enough script so they can get their film financed by Sarge who is loaded with money but doesn't want to just throw it away. Bruce comes up with the idea to use the rent money on a weekend getaway to Shangri-La, a place where artistic people go to get inspired and creative. Bruce is basically hoping for some hot chicks and some parties but feels Todd could use the time to write. When they arrive they meet the owner, his assistant and the other artists that are there to get creative but it doesn't take long before they start dying off one by one.
"The Cabining" is a hard film to talk about without really ruining the fun, there is a lot going on and a lot of the jokes would get lost in an attempt to explain what happens so I am not going to dwell into the plot anymore than I already have.
What I can tell you is the film was Written and Directed by Steve Kopera and Produced by Mike Kopera. Mike also plays the lead opposite Bo Keister who is genius as Bruce, Mike is also incredible as Todd, the straight guy to Bo's slacker. Both are incredible in the film, in fact the entire cast which includes, Angela Relucio, Melissa Mars, Luce Rains and the always delightful Richard Riehle to name a few are all fantastic in the film.
The Cabining" has a Comedy/Horror with the emphasis on comedy but do not be fooled, there might be plenty of laughs but there is also unique and original story that keeps you engaged and wanting more the entire time. A dark, devilish comedy that hits the mark time after time. I enjoyed this film immensely and for good reason, it is a clever, well written film with a fun bunch of characters that are brought to life by an amazing cast. "The Cabining" is what Indie Cinema is all about, this will have wide appeal because comedy and horror fans alike are going to eat this stuff up.
"The Cabining" is now officially available anywhere you can stream movies (iTunes, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, etc). The DVD will be available in stores Dec. 9th, but you can currently buy it over at the film's Official site located HERE..
Released by Indican Pictures
**** Out Of *****