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"Nicolas Cage, a criminal clad in a black-leather jumpsuit with explosive charges, disappears into a dark netherworld to rescue an abducted woman before he blows up in the latest trailer for Japanese auteur sion Sono first English-language feature, Prisoners of the Ghostland."

"Before its Sundance Film Festival premiere, Japanese director Sion Sono’s action/adventure feature Prisoners of the Ghostland has been snapped up by AMC Networks’ RLJE Films."

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"We've learned this week that the film has gotten its own prequel comic from Patriot Comic Books,which is said to "set the stage" for Sion Sono's upcoming feature film."

"The following is an interview with Editor-in-Chief Christopher Reda regarding the recent launch of Patriot Comic Books and their debut title, Prisoners of the Ghostland."




Michael Mendelsohn

Chairman/CEO of Patriot Pictures, LLC, and Union Patriot Capital Management, LLC. Michael Mendelsohn currently manages senior “stretch” debt fund of over $500 million specializing in project finance and film acquisition in the entertainment industry.

Mr. Mendelsohn has been the prior chief Media Entertainment advisor for Bank Of Tokyo/Union Bank of California [5 years] and BNP Paribas [10 years] and arranged production financing for/or produced over $1.9 billion in production financing and $5.4 billion in box office revenue over 318 independent and major studio films.

Mr. Mendelsohn has also arranged financing for such films as Beacon Pictures and Wolfgang Peterson’s AIR FORCE ONE, Lakeshore Entertainment produced THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES , the Wachowski Brothers’ THE MATRIX , Icon Pictures produced WHAT WOMEN WANT and Quentin Tarantino’ s RESERVOIR DOGS. He also Executive Produced LORD OF WAR , written and directed by Andrew Niccol and starring Nicolas Cage and Ethan Hawke.

Christopher Reda

Christopher Reda is a Comic Book and Graphic Novel writer looking to create successful stories in the entertainment industry. A graduate of the Cinema and Television Arts program at California State University Northridge, he aims in producing stories that are engaging on a reflective and intellectual level; drawing desire from customers who want products that are original, diverse, and creative.

Living in Los Angeles, California, Christopher publishes his graphic novels and comics through Critical Entertainment while he writes new and exciting books. Christopher Reda is a talented writer who has published several comic books (Zombie Zero, Planetary Expansion, Space Dragon, The First Americans, and The Cowboy with Many Hats) and exhibits at Comic Con International, WonderCon, Los Angeles Comic Con, and Long Beach Comic Con. He boasts a passion for creative writing including skills in comic book editing and graphic design.

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Mason Mendoza

A Los Angeles native who is passionate about travel, philosophy, and meaningful storytelling. Mason enjoys writing, editing, and publishing for Critical Entertainment from his humble Woodland Hills locale and can be found at the company’s booth at comic conventions. His background in product management and business technology assists him in the operations and promotion of Critical Entertainment. He continues to write diverse stories while his newest project is being illustrated.

Mason Mendoza is a publisher that specializes in business operations, technical expertise, and salesmanship. He wishes to produce stories that improve the world and inspire others.


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