THE MIDNIGHT MOVIE IS BACK:
Daft Punk‘S Electroma SELLS OUT NEW YORK CITY, MORE SCREENINGS ANNOUNCED NATIONWIDE
DVD TO BE RELEASED JANUARY 2008 ON VICE RECORDS
“Daft Punk is doing for midnight movies what the French electronica maestros did for disco: injecting the faded genre with their own brand of vitamin Cool.” -WIRED
The cult midnight movie is back and Daft Punk‘s directorial debut is shaping up to be a coast-to-coast hit. After sell-out screenings in Los Angeles, Miami, Austin, and San Francisco, Daft Punk‘S Electroma sold out two midnight New York City engagements and was held over for repeat screenings on 8/24 and 8/25.
“It’s 2007, and Daft Punk is bigger than ever,” declared The New York Times on August 11. Their sold-out arena tour has been called one of the best ever, a live album is in stores November, Kayne West’s Daft Punk-sampling track is a radio smash, and the video is up for the MTV Video Award for Best Video Of The Year. Meanwhile their challenging debut feature film is attracting audiences at midnight screenings nationwide.
More press on Electroma:
“Daft Punk‘s widescreen debut is a beautiful, sun-blushed nugget of cinema” – THE GUARDIAN
“A piece of visceral art free from the traditional foundations of narrative filmmaking. It’s a fully imagined experience.” – ANTHEM