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Section of Highbury Ave. was turned into a horrific pileup (London Free Press)

April 19th, 2013     By Hank Daniszewski, The London Free Press     Posted in Press     Comments

Mangled bodies and overturned cars were strewn along Highbury Ave. Saturday night — a truly horrific scene.Fortunately, it was all fiction. The gory accident scene that shut a section of the highway between Commissioners Rd. and Bradley Ave. for hours was a location shoot for Kingdom Come — the second feature film for London-based Matchbox Pictures. The scene looked authentic enough, with dozens of smashed and overturned cars, fire trucks and ambulances — enough to draw crowds of curious onlookers. Lead actors...

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Southwest Regional Centre perfect for filming horror flick

March 20th, 2013     By Ellwood Shreve     Posted in KC News     Comments 3

The full-length horror movie Kingdom Come, being filmed by London-based Matchbox Pictures, is expected to wrap up soon. About 90% of the scenes have been shot at the former Southwest Regional Centre, which closed in 2008 after more than 40 years of serving patients with varying psychiatric conditions and disabilities.

Chatham native Greg A. Sager, who is directing the film, said the location, which has fallen into a dilapidated state, has provided a great aura for the cast and crew.

"It has some wonderful acting, the sets look amazing and the story has lots of twists, turns and mystery"
-Gary Elmer/ Director of Photography, Producer

An indication of the freakiness of the building was apparent by the refusal of some neighbours to accept an invitation to visit the set.

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KINGDOM COME - Making Noise Around the Web

May 17th, 2014     By Admin     Posted in Web     Comments Comments

The internet is a wild beast. Here is a collection of webites spreading the word of Matchbox Pictures supernatural thriller "Kingdom Come" which will be released fall of 2014.

"...Kingdom Come, which features some form of badass demon front and center."
-Steve Barton / Dread Central
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