Shudder, the all-horror online streaming service, continues to find interesting and unique genre films as exclusive premieres via their service, and here’s one you guys should mark down on your watch list.
KUSO is the directorial debut of Steve Ellison, aka FLYING LOTUS. RogerEbert.com calls it “the first midnight masterpiece of the 21st century.” You have to just watch this trailer!
KUSO premieres exclusively on Shudder on July 21st. It will also be playing in select theaters in Los Angeles on that same date.
Synopsis: Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, KUSO depicts the aftermath of Los Angeles’s worst earthquake nightmare. Viewers travel between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived, experiencing a hallucination that is half-Cronenberg, half-Ren & Stimpy.
The debut film from acclaimed producer and rapper Flying Lotus, KUSO is a blistering, fever dream of filmmaking that uses music, special effects and animation to take a unique look at the dark history of America.
Produced by Eddie Alcazar, and featuring Hannibal Buress (NEIGHBORS, Broad City), Anders Holm (Workaholics, The Mindy Project), Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Eastbound and Down), and iconic Funk musician George Clinton, the film also includes an original score and musical collaborations with Aphex Twin and Akira Yamaoka.