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Phil Tippett’s Stop-Motion ‘Mad God’ Is Coming to US Theaters

Shudder and IFC Midnight announced that crazy godSFX Legen’s Stop-Motion Horror Film Phil Tippetwill receive theatrical release in the United States starting June 10. The theatrical release precedes the film’s streaming debut on June 16, with a nationwide rollout on June 17.

crazy god is a surreal stop-motion horror film filmed over a period of 30 years. The plot follows The Assassin as he delves into the chaotic world of film. His journey consists of monsters, zombie-like creatures, captive electronic torture victims, and a suitcase containing a bomb. The desolate landscape and gruesome storylines throughout the film make for a confusing ride that has more than its fair share of twists, turns, turns, and cliches for the title character. Why is he here? What is his mission ? What did he do to deserve this?


Upon its release, it received incredible reviews and excellent ratings from critics. Time and art were commended as well as the dark atmosphere. The simplistic narrative was also, for the most part, praised. The film won several awards, including the most notable wins for Most Breakthrough Film and Best Animated Feature at the 2021 Fantasia Film Festival.

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crazy god showcases the voice acting talents of Alex Cox, Niketa Roman, Satish Ratakonda, Harper Taylor, Brynn Taylor, and more. The film is directed by Oscar and Emmy Award-winning stop-motion animator and special effects supervisor Tippett. He also founded Tippett Studio, a production company behind classics such as RoboCop, Starship Troopers, jurassic park, Star Wars: A New Hopeand Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Tippett’s groundbreaking work has been praised by several high-profile Hollywood designers, such as Steven Spielberg, Paul Verhovenpresident of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedyand more.

crazy god is a labor of 30 years of love and that alone is enough to make it worthy of a look. Stop-motion is an art form rarely used in movies and still manages to be shocking and scary to watch, which in this case, is a good thing. With so much time, effort, and thought put into the film, it has to be on every horror lover’s watch list. Up-to-date screening information can be found on the film’s official website.

Check out the trailer for crazy god below:

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