Apr/2018

Hey guys, Jana here,

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XX‘, A horror anthology from an all-female lineup of filmmakers opens in theaters and on VOD February 17, 2017 coming from Magnet Releasing & XYZ Films. The 2017 Sundance Film Festival will host the film’s world premiere.

 

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Before you watch the trailer, keep in mind this is a legit documentary, I wasn’t sure when I first saw the trailer but all I can say is holy crap!!! I want to see this now and it comes out on June 17, so just another month!

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Check out ‘The Witch‘, the film that won the directing award in the dramatic division, and and won the Best Director Prize in the U.S. Narrative Competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and will have its International Premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival as a Special Presentation. It won’t make it’s debut in theaters until 2016.

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The Sundance Channel is fleshing out their straight-to-series  6-episode drama ‘Hap And Leonard’. We know that Jimmi Simpson (‘House of Cards’) has just signed onto the project and Christina Hendricks has been in talks for a bit, but she isn’t committed to the project at this point.

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Podcast #53 is here, and we had a smaller house today.  Our own Gwen Reyes from FreshFictionTv was here along with Susan Kamyab from ThisChixFlix and myself. This time around we discuss some of the better films that came out of Sundance this year and to look forward to in the year 2015 as well as some February films you should see this month. Also, we discuss ‘Caligula‘, ‘The Third Man‘, ‘The Never Ending Story‘ and ‘The Fog‘, because those films came out this same week a number of years ago.  It was a lot of fun to say the least. And please let us know what you think by going to our FACEBOOK page and TWITTER page, which you should visit to catch up on all the latest information. And don’t forget to visit iTunes and Stitcher to subscribe to our podcast. Enjoy the show and see you next week! Thank you for listening.

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I’ve been eagerly awaiting a new horror film that will scare this shit out of me. Last year, ‘The Conjuring‘ did a decent job at that, but this new film that premiered at Sundance called ‘The Babadook‘, is scaring a lot of people. And i just can’t wait. Entertainment One International will release the film, which is a monster/boogeyman movie. Enjoy the trailer and poster.

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Jana B. Here,

 

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There are some names that you instantly recognize if you’re a student of film, or just obsessed with it, like me. Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith, Steven Soderbergh are just a few. What do these names have in common? Sundance. Filmmakers converge on the famous Indie film festival in Park City, Utah, for the chance to move from someone making movies with your buddies to being paid to employ some of the best actors in the industry. Dreams come true and some leave in deafeat, yeah that was way too schmaltzy. From January 16-26 the world of entertainment turns its discerning and collective eye to more than 120 feature length submissions.

 

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Sundance 2014 Movies!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 16th, 2014

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Here is our 20th podcast. I can’t believe we have been doing this for 20 weeks now. One of our podcasters, Gwen Reyes was out for this recording, as she is in Los Angeles at the Television Critic’s Association conference, learning about all the new tv shows coming out and interviewing tons of celebrities. So we have Marc Ciafardini from GoSeeTalk joining us for a fun 20th episode. The 2014 Sundance Film Festival is upon us and here, discuss all the cool movies that will be shown and premiering at this amazing film festival. Rest assured there are some great ones. In addition to Sundance coverage, we all decided to take a shot of beer if any of us said the words ‘film’ or ‘movie’. Needless to say, we went through a lot of beers. So enjoy the episode and let us know the Sundance films you are most looking forward to.

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See What’s Showing at Sundance 2013!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 29th, 2012

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The 2013 Sundance Film Festival is in full preparation mode as it will start January 17-27 and will showcase 113 featur length films, which 98 of them are premieres from over 32 countries.  Here is the full list of films that will be shown in all competitions as well as the non competition films.  Hopefully it won’t be too terribly cold in Utah this year.  Some of these films look AMAZING!

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Some more news for you from Sundance Film Festival.  At the screening of Lucky McKee’s new film, “The Woman”, some guy got so upset and so offended that he became irate and crazy and had to be physically removed from the screening.  Luckily somebody filmed it.

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Straight from it’s dynamic debut where it premiered January 21, 2018, at the Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section, comes ‘Hereditary‘ to theaters nation wide June 8th, 2018. It’s a combination drama/mystery/horror film that will make anyone take a second look at their family. The writer director Ari Aster is the man behind this film, both from his pen and his artistic vision that brought the project to fruition. This is Aster’s first feature length film after helming and writing   a handful of short films. With positive reviews coming in, it seems his first attempt at a full length film was a success, at least that’s what the 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes would suggest. I’m sure that’s a relief for PalmStar Media (‘Collateral Beauty‘), Windy Hill Pictures, and A24 (‘Lady Bird‘, ‘The Florida Project‘, ‘The Disaster Artist‘) who were the production companies backing the flick.

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Film Review: ‘Oklahoma City’!

by Red Zeppelbon on Dec 7th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here,

Oklahoma City‘ is a documentary about the tragic bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995. It comes from writer/director Barak Goodman (‘American Experience‘, ‘Frontline‘) and was nominated for an Emmy along with the other producers on the project, Emily Singer Chapman, Mark Samels (a previous winner of several Emmy’s and three times as many nominations), and Susan Bellows (also an Emmy winner and multiple time nominee). PBS aired the doc at the earlier part of 2017 but it made the festival circuits this summer and was an Official Selection for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival where it met positive reviews.

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15th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival Lineup!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Sep 25th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here, 

The 15th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival is set to run from October 18 – 22 in Wichita, KS. The weekend boasts the inaugural presentation of the L.M. “Kit” Carson Storyteller Award to Larry Gross (‘48 Hours‘), and Ad Astra Award presentation to Rose McGowan (‘Charmed‘). Among the throng of films (182!!!) the fest has to offer, there are gala events, after-parties, and enough events to keep anyone, from the most green of festival-goers to the most seasoned pros that binge-watch for a living, entertained, interested, and hell, even relaxed. One of the ticket packages includes a massage.

The festival has given us a complete lineup of films for their 2017 event and since I’m such a nice person it’s my job, I’m giving it to you.

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Check out the Trailer for Motherland!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 21st, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

This new documentary called Motherland looks great and follows the busiest maternity ward in the world in one of the poorest cities in the world. The film will open on September 22nd in Los Angeles and be available in more cities in the coming weeks. Enjoy the trailer.

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Killing Ground‘ marks the debut of feature writer/director Damien Power and stars Aaron Pedersen (‘Jack Irish‘), Ian Meadows (‘The Wrong Girl‘), Harriet Dyer (‘Love Child‘), and Aaron Glenane (‘Truth‘). IFC Midnight will release the film in Theaters and On Demand on Friday, July 21, 2017.

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FANTASIA’S 21st EDITION TO FEATURE NUMEROUS WORLD PREMIERES, CANNES SENSATIONS, AND NORTH AMERICAN DEBUTS!

The North American Premiere of Cannes Sensation THE VILLAINESS, World Premiere of new work from Géla Babluani, North American Premiere of Takashi Miike’s JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE, a special screening of Luc Besson’s VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS, a pair of dazzling new creations from Masaaki Yuasa, and a lifetime achievement award for the legendary Larry Cohen are among the Montreal genre festival’s First Wave announcements

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The trailer for ‘MENASHE’ is here.

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 19th, 2017

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A24 does film right. Their up coming film ‘Menashe‘ looks so heart-warmingly good that I might have to see this film three times on opening night. This is a Yiddish-language film mostly and is set in the Hasidic neighborhood of New York that follows a man who recently lost his wife and looks to raise his son alone. There’s even a scene where a ton of Gefilte fish falls off a truck. I laughed out loud. Enjoy the trailer.

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Top 10 Ryan Gosling Scenes in Movies!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 17th, 2017

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Ryan Gosling is a true patron for the arts. Proof of this can not only be found in his selective partaking in films with telling characters, but also in his accomplished side projects. There’s his under-appreciated dark wave and gothic indie band, Dead Man’s Bones, and we can’t forget his courageous 2014 directorial debut in the fantasy drama, Lost River. He’s come a long way from his humble beginnings as a Mouseketeer on The All New Mickey Mouse Club, and despite the pressure from Hollywood to keep up appearances, Ryan concentrates on staying true to himself and what matters most: his art. Today I’ve put together a list of my Top 10 favorite Ryan Gosling performances in film and why this talented Canadian, a true 21st century James Dean, is more than meets the eye.

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The upcoming 11th edition of the Dallas International Film Festival, or DIFF, opens March 30 and runs through April 9 for 2017. The festival will celebrate the year of 1967 with a salute to films from that year and we’ve got the full schedule here.

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Woody Harrelson is ‘Wilson’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 18th, 2017

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Woody Harrelson is having a few big years and for good reason. The guy is just genuinely likable and a badass. His next big film is called ‘Wilson‘ and will premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. ‘Wilson‘ is directed by Craig Johnson (‘Skeleton Twins‘), written by Daniel Clowes (‘Art School Confidential‘, ‘Ghost World‘), and produced by Alexander Payne (‘Election‘, ‘Sideways‘, ‘About Schmidt‘, ‘The Descendants‘, ‘Nebraska‘). Need I say, “HOLY SHIT”, what a cast and crew already. If that weren’t enough, you can add Laura Dern, Judy Greer, and Cheryl Hines to the cast as well. Fox Searchlight now has a trailer and new poster for the film, which looks excellent.

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Get Ready for the ‘Antibirth’ from Scream Factory!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 18th, 2017

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Scream Factory us releasing the horror film ‘Antibirth‘ on February 7th, 2017 that stars Natasha Lyonne and Chloë Sevigny. This is a comedy-horror film that looks to mess with your mind and make you laugh, along with some gross out thrills. Mark Webber (Scott Pilgrim vs the World) and Meg Tilly (Psycho II) also star in the film. Surprisingly, this film has received a ton of high praise from all over the world and it even premiered at Sundance last year to rave reviews. I for one can’t wait to see this.

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Director Kenneth Lonergan, ‘Gangs of New York‘ writer, weaves a touching and poignant drama starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, ‘Manchester By The Sea‘. The unforgettable film premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and went on to garner five Golden Globe Award Nominations and one win for Casey Affleck for Best Actor. Lionsgate is releasing the film on Digital HD February 7 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand February 21.

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A New Film Festival Will Open at ‘The Shining’ Hotel!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 31st, 2016

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Good news, everyone. There is a new horror genre film festival looking to scare people next year, which will be called ‘The Overlook Film Festival‘ and will start on April 27th at Oregon’s Timberline Lodge, which was used (exterior shots) for Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’. Festival heads Michael Lerman and Landon Zakheim announced the event this Halloween and are planning on bringing classic films, new films, experimental events, and interactive fun to the Timberline Hotel. This first year will be a four day event and looks to be quite fun as it is being put on by a ton of people from the Alamo Drafthouse and ‘Fantastic Fest‘.

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Film Review: ‘Tickled’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 10th, 2016

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Directors David Farrier and Dylan Reeve had a hit at Sundance with their documentary ‘Tickled‘. The buzz is justified and the movie is more than memorable. However, be forewarned. You will not leave the theater smiling or giggling. In all likelihood, you will leave this film horrified and possibly a little frightened about how a seemingly harmless ad can turn into one’s worst nightmare.

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We’ve been hearing of a planned ‘Sons of Anarchy‘ spinoff series that would focus on the sometimes friend, sometimes foe of the fictional SOA – The Mayans, since the former closed up shop in 2014. Since then it’s just been a “planned spinoff” but there hasn’t been any traction made on the project, until now. We’re a little closer to a final product with an official title, ‘Mayans MC‘, and a new writer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get Olympic Fever With ‘The Bronze’!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jun 16th, 2016

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The Bronze‘ comes from the witty brain of co-creator and star, ‘Big Bang Theory‘ actress, Melissa Rauch. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment delivers the funny and some mind-bending gymnastics to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital on August 2. An excellent way to get pumped up for the Rio Summer Olympics on August 5.

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It’s hard enough to be a teenager in your natural home environment, can you imagine trying to discover who you really are in another country? That’s what happened for 13-year old Morris, he moves to Heidelberg, Germany with his dad, a professional soccer coach. This film shows us how Morris tries to fit in with his new peer group. He falls for a cool, rebellious classmate who encourages him to open up and share his rapping. 13-year old Morris has plans to become a hip-hop star and get the girl.

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Prequel To ‘The Omen’ In Works From Fox!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 29th, 2016

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If you were a fan of either the 1976 or 2006 version of ‘The Omen‘, you’re going to want to see ‘The First Omen‘. It’s a prequel flick to the film we’re all familiar with and one that made us glance at every kid we came across with a little bit of wariness.

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Wow! ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Trailer is Here!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 15th, 2016

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Just wow! Nate Parker’sThe Birth of a Nation‘ now has a teaser trailer and it looks unbelievably amazing. The film premiered at Sundance this year and it got rave reviews and scored the highest deal ever made at Sundance, which was over $17.5 million from Fox Searchlight. The film is set to release on October 7th of this year and I bet it will be nominated for a ton of awards.

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‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Renewed for Third Season!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 15th, 2016

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AMC has just picked up a third season of ‘Fear the Walking Dead‘ less than a week after this current second season started. The first season had six great episodes and this current second season will have a whopping 15 episodes. This show is a spinoff of ‘The Walking Dead‘ and instead of taking place in the aftermath of the zombie apocalypse, it focuses on the start of it in Los Angeles. The third season will start in 2017, I imagine around the same time as now.

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One of the things I love about the Sundance Film Festival, besides giving Kevin Smith the filmmakers trophy for ‘Clerks‘, is all the new films that get a spotlight put on them, ‘Swiss Army Man‘ falls directly into that category. ‘Swiss Army Man‘ was awarded the Directing award and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize.

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‘The Witch’ Drops To Blu-Ray and DVD On May 17!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Mar 22nd, 2016

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TheWitch_BD_3DSkewNew England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. ‘The Witch‘ is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own fears and anxieties, leaving them prey for an inescapable evil.

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The Dallas Film Society is, once again, preparing for the Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) which will run from April 14-24. Since it’s inception in 2007, the festival has been a lynch-pin in the film-release cycle as it represents the world and U.S. debuts of dozens of pictures. Creators and acting talent mingle with distributors, deals are made and we see the results on our own screens, it’s a magical time in the life of a film.

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The DFS has announced their ten lead off selections that will set the tone for the festival this year along with a few special selections that are certain to give you the warm fuzzies in the form of a special Salute to the Music of John Williams with a special screening of ‘E.T. – The Extra Terrestrial‘ and a special concert at the Dallas City Performance Hall featuring The Dallas Winds. This is all in conjunction with Williams being selected as this year’s AFI Life Achievement Award honoree.

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If you were a fan of the 1977 animated version of Disney’s ‘Pete’s Dragon‘, then chances are you’re excited for the live-action version, I am beyond stoked for it and the new trailer that just dropped has done nothing but make me more excited!

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Film Review: ‘The Witch’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 17th, 2016

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You’ll remember the name Robert Eggers from here on after. Eggers is a first time director who has been the talk of town since last year when he premiered his little horror film ‘The Witch‘ at Sundance. His Kubrickian eye and style for telling a story is as fresh and original as it is scary and authentic. ‘The Witch‘ won’t make you jump back in your seat or provide the cheap silly scares that you see in most modern day horror movies. Hell, it doesn’t even have a mild jog pacing. Instead, Eggers slowly builds the tension and suspense so much over the course of 90 minutes with horrifying images and characters, that you’ll want to cover your eyes in this story of witchcraft set in Puritan New England more than 400 years ago.

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Enjoy this Haunting Trailer for ‘The Witch’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 12th, 2016

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I can say this now. You’re gonna love Robert Eggers‘ new horror film ‘The Witch‘. It’s an unrelenting true horror film that never follows the usual horror genre tropes we have seen so often in recent years. You won’t get the usual cheap scares here. Instead, you can expect something more sinister and evil that preys on a family in the 17th Century of new England. After you watch this film that releases just a few days after Valentine’s Day, you won’t soon forget all the horrors you just witnessed on screen. Here is a new trailer for ‘The Witch‘. This can’t come soon enough. Enjoy what might be the best horror movie of the year.

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Horror Movies in 2016 To Look Out For!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 10th, 2016

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It’s 2016 and that means more and more movies will be coming out for all of us to spend all of our hard earned money on. If you’re a fan of the horror genre, here is a look at what horror movies to expect this year. This is not the ‘be all – end all’ horror movie list for 2016. There will be more that come out for sure, so keep your eyes peeled. That being said, this is a good starting guide for what to expect. There looks to be some great ones as well as some not so great ones. Let us know what excites you most.

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Rob Zombie has had all of us anxiously awaiting his newest feature film, ‘31‘. I’m down for seeing anything Zombie does, but after his trying twice to get an R rating and receiving NC-17 decisions, third time was the charm for him and he finally received his R rating. Personally, I wanna see the NC-17 version! Anyhow, in celebration of this rating, the rocker-filmmaker has given the fans a treat, in releasing the first poster!

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TV can make the unlikeliest of people stars and sometimes they just reiterate what we’ve known all along and prove to us who the stars really have been the whole time. Nothing shows this more clearly than AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead‘ and it’s star Norman Reedus. Reedus landed on my radar in 1999 when I first peeped one of the greatest films in the world, ‘The Boondock Saints‘, when he showed the world what a pair of Irish brothers can do when they’re on a mission from God. I’ve been watching Reedus since then through ‘Blade II‘, ‘The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day‘ and onto TWD and every film or TV role in between, no matter how small.

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Netflix is presenting the cast for their latest supernatural period drama series, ‘Stranger Things‘, that is currently in pre-production for a first season order of 8 episodes, from executive producer Shawn Levy, (‘Real Steel‘, ‘Night at the Museum‘) and being written and directed by Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (‘Wayward Pines‘, ‘We All Fall Down‘)

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Mississippi Grind‘ is one of those loose, lively road movies centering on Ben Mendelsohn as Gerry, a talented but on a good-run-of-bad-luck gambler who changes his fortunes when he meets Curtis (Ryan Reynolds), a younger poker player. The pair become immediate friends and Gerry persuades Curtis to join him on a road trip to a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans. Of course, theirs is not a direct line with no stops and they hit just about every bar, racetrack, casino or pool hall they can find experiencing the ultimate highs and lows of gambling, each win or loss cements their friendship creating a genuine bond between the two.

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Film Review: ‘Dope’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 18th, 2015

Sara O., Here…

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Malcolm Adekanbi is a 4.0-earning black teen with dreams of Harvard and a fashion sense taken from Yo! MTV Raps.   Obsessed with 90’s hip hop culture, Malcolm and his sidekicks Diggy and Jib couldn’t be more out of place in their home, The Bottoms, a notoriously crime-ridden neighborhood of Inglewood, California. 

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Hulu Picks Up Seinfeld and The Walking Dead Spinoff!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 29th, 2015

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Hulu has worked a deal with AMC that puts the streaming service in a good spot with at least one brand new series. The output deal includes of all episodes of the upcoming series that are derived from the network’s top-rated ‘The Walking Dead‘ titled ‘Fear the Walking Dead‘.

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Film Review: ‘The Wolfpack’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 14th, 2015

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I wasn’t quite sure of what to expect from ‘The Wolfpack‘. I went in only know a thing or two about this documentary, but what I got was so much more. Some of us turn to reading as a form of escapism and happiness where others might turn to religion, or nature. For me, it was always music and movies. After a hard day of work or school, I knew I could always come home and listen to a good record or watch a film and be totally content. It’s almost like being at home whenever I watch a movie or listen to music, no matter where I am.

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Disney, enough already! The trend used to be taking old series from the past and giving them a full-length makeover. Then it was re-booting movies from not that long ago, seemingly just to put a new cast in place, now Disney is doing what they do best, of late, taking animated property they own and going the live-action remake route. The bottom line is nostalgia sells and it pays well. This has to be the drive behind their announcement to produce a live-action ‘Winnie the Pooh‘.

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The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is almost here, folks, and we have just received the entire list of all the films that will be playing at the festival. The fest will take place April 9-19, and you can start purchasing passes now with the links provided below. It looks like there will be some excellent filmmakers and actors in town for the festival as well as a treasure trove of awesome movies, which you can see listed out below with a little bit of information on each film. As usual, we will be at the festival, telling you about all the cool movies we’re seeing and posting some interviews with the talent. Stay tuned as  I’m sure more announcements will be made.

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Dallas is one of the major spokes that makes the filmmaking wheel go round, so it stands to reason that the city would play host to cutting edge and experimental gimmicks for audience testing. That’s exactly what new filmmaker and comedian, David Cross, is currently doing.

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Check Out The Trailer For David Cross’ ‘Hits’!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jan 7th, 2015

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There is a huge list of actors that have made the switch from the front of the camera to behind it calling the shots, making his directorial debut, and adding his name to that list, is David Cross with ‘Hits‘, starring Matt Walsh, James Adomian, Amy Carlson, Michael Cera and Meredith Hagner.

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Film Review: ‘Whiplash’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 22nd, 2014

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Big sacrifices and the desire to be the best in the world with your skill and art form is both questioned and put to the test in writer/director Damien Chazelle’s phenomenal jazz-infused film ‘Whiplash‘. This movie is focused on jazz music, but closes in on what one individual will go through to be the best in the world with the difficult question being, “Is it worth it?”

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We had the opportunity to sit down with actor Dan Stevens (‘Downton Abbey‘), and filmmakers Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett (‘You’re Next‘) and discuss their latest horror film ‘The Guest‘. We go over what sparked the idea for this amazing film, some of the casting, and even a remake of ‘Ernest Goes to Jail‘. It’a a lot of fun. Enjoy. And be sure to see their movie.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch‘ is a musical that may be new to theater-goers.  Some may have just heard about it when they saw that Neil Patrick Harris got glammed up to play the lead in a revival of the transgendered hit.  Hedwig began in 1998 in an Off-Broadway rendering written and composed by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask. The pair then took their work to Off-Broadway with Mitchell playing Hedwig and Trask as one of the band members. Not to confuse those of you that are unfamiliar with Hedwig any further, let me give you a run-down.

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Lake Bell is not just a pretty face that filmmakers can employ into the mix to balance out the brains and comedy. She’s got excellent comedic timing, herself and she is beginning to spend time behind the camera instead of just in front of it.

She  made her directorial debut with ‘In a World‘ last year and has now signed on for ‘The Emperor’s Children‘ for Imagine Entertainment. Bell has also directed a few shorts and about 4 episodes of ‘Children’s Hospital‘.

 

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Billy Crudup stars as an ad executive who is picking up the pieces from a life torn in pieces by the death of his son. In this tailspin, he discovered a box of his late son’s demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band and performs the songs to live out his son’s dreams in the hope of finding some cathartic release.

 

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The New Trailer for ‘The Babadook’ Is Scary As Hell!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 15th, 2014

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One film that peaked my interested back a few months ago was a little film called ‘The Babadook‘. We even wrote about it HERE, and you can tell that it has been scaring audiences all year at festivals and secret screenings. The film is a horror movie about a monster terrorizing a family, and it seriously looks scary as hell. Jennifer Kent wrote and directed the film, and I feel she has a bright future ahead of her.

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Captain Fantastic‘ sounds like a movie I really want to see! If you’ve heard the details, already, indulge me while I talk about it. Matt Ross, mostly known for his acting work (‘Big Love‘, ‘The Aviator‘), is working on his fourth written script with ‘Captain Fantastic’. Personally, I remember Ross mostly from playing Alby Grant, the incredibly creepy-sexually-confused-brother-in-law of Bill Henrickson on ‘Big Love‘. Ross’ most recent writing endeavor was ‘28 Hotel Rooms‘.

 

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DIFF 2014 Film Review: ‘The One I Love’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 7th, 2014

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Director Charlie McDowell and writer Justin Lader are newcomers to the film world, and with their incredible movie ‘The One I Love‘, I expect big, bright futures for the both of them. I left the theater with a big smile on my face and couldn’t believe how much I enjoyed what I just saw on-screen. It took me back to the first time I saw my first ‘Twilight Zone‘ episode, and how much that transformed me into wanting to make movies and write mini-scripts with my dad’s old dinosaur video camera that sat on my small shoulder.

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If you’re looking for a successful name in the industry, look no further than Jay Roach. He began his directing career in 1990 and has been a top name for comedy since then. He is the man responsible for the three ‘Austin Powers‘ films, ‘Meet the Parents‘ and my favorite, ‘Meet the Fockers‘. In 2008 Roach began a working relationship with HBO with the movie ‘Recount‘, the film got into the details of the aftermath of the 2000 U.S. presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush, which led to Roach winning two Emmy’s and resulted in another Emmy-winning HBO movie, ‘Game Change‘. Roach may have moved away from the election debacle, but a new partner of his is still rather close to it.

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Dreamworks is bringing in scribe Scott Silver to adapt the previously unpublished novel ‘Noble Assassin‘ by Paul Kix for a full-length film. Silver has written some memorable films like ‘8 Mile‘ and 2010’s ‘The Fighter‘. Cary Fukunaga director of HBO’s first season of ‘True Detective‘ will direct. He is also set as the director for the remake of one of my childhood favorites ‘IT‘. I’m going to be scouring his work looking for signs that will show either good or bad for the future of Stephen King’s quintessential tale of disappearing kids and the horror that lurks under the town of Derry, Maine.

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HBO Will Adapt ‘A Teacher’ With The Duplass Bros.!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 10th, 2014

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HBO has picked up the rights to Hannah Fidell’s feature film ‘A Teacher‘, which was a big hit at Sundance last year. The film will be adapted into a series with Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass, and Michael Costigan exec-producing. Fidell is set to direct the pilot at least with Daniel Broklehurst serving as producer. Broklehurst was the showrunner of the UK version of ‘Shameless‘.

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I can’t wait for this. I’ve been wanting a sequel to the Nazi Zombie horror/comedy film ‘Dead Snow‘ since I saw the first one back in 2009. Well, my dreams have been answered (well one of my dreams). The sequel ‘Dead Snow 2‘ or ‘Dead Snow: Red Vs. Dead‘ is finally here and it premiered at Sundance. Reviews have been glorious, and I imagine this will completely outdo the original film.

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Film Review: ‘All Is Lost’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 1st, 2013

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A man awakens on his yacht to find that it has crashed against a wayward storage tank and is now taking on water via the gaping hole in the side of his boat. The man, whose name we never know, is concerned but calm. He goes about the business of repairing the hole, pumping out the water, and assessing what’s left of his equipment, provisions and supplies. He has no radio and no means of navigation. He is far, far from any shore. Problems begin to mount. A storm. An injury. Things go from bad to worse.

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CBS Developing an Anne Rice Angel Drama

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 27th, 2013

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It began in 2009, Anne Rice’s name being synonymous with vampires and other dark creatures is a thing of the past. Now, the author, who made herself a household name with ‘The Vampire Chronicles‘ has turned to a new muse. In particular, Angels. Rice’s ‘The Songs of the Seraphim‘ novels are being developed as a television drama for CBS entitled ‘Angel Time ‘after the first of the Seraphim novels.

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Kevin Smith Will Make ‘Tusk’ Before ‘Clerks III’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 25th, 2013

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Kevin Smith. I don’t hide my unabashed love for him and lust for Silent Bob’s counterpart, Jay, or has we know him, Jason Mewes. Felt like I was just living out the fantasy in ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back‘ when he first saw Justice. OK, back to the reason I’m writing this. There is news on the ‘Clerks III‘ front! I seriously did a fist pump like I was channeling my inner Judd Nelson when I learned this. You know how Kevin Smith tells us that we’re going to have a new Clerks movie, but he has to do this one project first? This is one of those projects. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, the next film he’s going to make is titled ‘Tusk‘. Smith says it will be an “Ivory bridge” to ‘Clerks III’. If that’s not some Oscar Wilde like word play, I don’t know what is. Yeah, gratuitous insertion of ‘Clerks II‘ reference. Smith says it will make financing the sequel easier and also to work out some of the cobwebs from not having directed a film since 2011’s ‘Red State‘. We can all agree we want Smith at the top of his game for what will probably be the final Clerks installment.

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DIFF Film Review: ‘A Teacher’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 9th, 2013

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 Hannah Fidell’s directorial feature debut, ‘A Teacher‘, is a disturbing film that has a brilliant performance from Lindsay Burdge. From the sulking score, to the long camera shots, this forbidden and illegal sexual tale spins out of control fast, but has a heavy psychological tone as we watch our main character descend into a steep downward spiral of madness and obsession.

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Official Press Release: The Dallas International Film Festival presented by AutoNation Volkswagen Dealers announced today its full list of features and shorts that will be screened through the Festival’s 11-day run (April 4 – 14, 2013). For the 2013 Festival, more than 160 features, documentaries, shorts and student films representing 28 countries make DIFF truly an international Festival. Of the feature films at the Festival, 11 will see their world premieres and two are North American premieres—all represent some of the best in the art of filmmaking. These films were selected from more than 1,300 submissions from around the world.

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James Franco’s Next Project Involves Charles Manson!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 18th, 2013

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James Franco will do just about anything in life.  It’s insane to think about.  I mean, this year he has a few films on the table.  One being the epic Sam Raimi directed ‘Oz the Great and Powerful‘, which will cater to everyone.  But then he has a few gay and or porn related films on the chopping block too, which are ‘Kink‘, ‘Lovelace‘, and ‘Interior Leather Bar‘. Let’s not forget the film ‘Spring Breakers‘, where he plays a drugdealing killer named Alien.  Oh yeah, and he is on a daytime soap opera too when he is not hosting the Oscars or winning awards, or going to school, or acting in pot smoking comedies with his friends.  The guy is an all around huge talent.  It’s very impressive.

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I’m very excited that they are making a sequel to ‘V/H/S’.  I really liked the first one, which you can read my review of it HERE.  I’m so jealous that this sequel will premiere at Sundance this week and I won’t be there.  This teaser trailer is a big tease, but we do see some pretty creepy stuff happen, and just like the first film, it will be an anthology movie with several different segments directed by famous horror directors.

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I’m so psyched about this.  My friend and fellow Boomstick writer Justin Cline introduced me to this amazing documentary ‘The Staircase‘ almost a decade ago, and I have watched it several times through, showing my friends, which leads to many conversations of the justice system and the innocence or guilt of one man.  ‘The Staircase‘ was an eight-part documentary film that aired on the Sundance Channel several years ago and showcased a murder trial based in North Carolina, where a man was accused of murdering his wife.

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Drunk History‘ is the new series that Comedy Central will air starting this summer with a first season eight episode order.  ‘Drunk History‘ was originally a web series on Funny or Die and has garnered millions and millions of hits.  I’m sure some of you out there have actually seen them.  If you have, this must be huge news for you.  Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Chris Hency will produce along with the series creators Derek waters, Jeremy Konner, and Owen Burke.

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Good news everyone.  Celebrating Quentin Tarantino’s filmmaking career spanning two decades, Miramax, NCM® Fathom and IGN present two of his most acclaimed works “Reservoir Dogs” and “Pulp Fiction,” each in theaters for only one night this December. “Tarantino XX: ‘Reservoir Dogs’ 20th Anniversary Event” will hit select movie theaters nationwide on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. local time, and “Tarantino XX: ‘Pulp Fiction’ Event” will follow two days later on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 p.m. local time, with matinees in select markets. Each cinema event will include a special feature showcasing Tarantino’s 20-year career and a selection of hand-picked movie trailers from films that inspired him as a filmmaker.

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Elijah Wood Leaves The Shire To Make Horror Films!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 1st, 2012

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Elijah Wood, most known for his role as Frodo, in the Lord of the Rings trilogy has teamed up with Josh C. Waller and Daniel Noah to form  an indie film company called ‘The Woodshed’.  The Woodshed will focus on horror/sci-fi films mostly according to  Deadline.  If this sounds weird to you, it shouldn’t be.  Elijah has been an avid horror and genre fan for a long time.  Don’t forget he was the sadistic killer and cannibal in ‘Sin City’, he was in the horror film ‘The Faculty’, and he is the sinister killer in the remake of ‘Maniac’.  His horror chops are very strong, plus he loves the genre.

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Good news for your Tarantino fans out there.  Actually, I don’t know whether to be happy or angry about this.  Lionsgate and Miramax are releasing a big Tarantino movie set on bluray on November 20th.  It will contain 8 films and two bonus discs.  This kind of sucks, because I imagine most of us already own all of these on bluray already individually.  Now we have to purchase all of these again.  And, why are the ‘Kill Bill’ films not in one film like we have been promised for years now.  I will admit, the artwork is cool from MondoTees, but I can’t justify purchasing this, for two extra bonus discs.  These look to be the same blurays that we already have.  And why did they not wait till next year to release this, so they could include ‘Django Unchained’?    Official press release below.

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Amy Berg’s ‘West of Memphis’ documentary was one of the highlights of the recent Sundance Film Festival.  Now, it is headed to the Toronto Film Festival with Johnny Depp and Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks headed there to promote  and do a Q&A.  Depp and Maines along with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh have been huge contributors  and supporters to the freedom of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr.

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“As you wish.”  Looks like we will all have to be shelling out money again for the 25th anniversary edition of ‘The Princess Bride’.  From celebrated director Rob Reiner (‘The Bucket List’) and Oscar®-winning screenwriter William Goldman (‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’) comes “an enchanting fantasy” (Time) filled with adventure, romance and plenty of “good-hearted fun” (Roger Ebert). Featuring a spectacular cast that includes Robin Wright (‘Forrest Gump’), Cary Elwes (‘No Strings Attached’), Mandy Patinkin (‘Homeland’) and Billy Crystal (‘Tooth Fairy’), this wonderful fairy tale about a Princess named Buttercup and her beloved is “a real dream of a movie” (People).

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Check Out The Trailer for ‘The Sessions’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 29th, 2012

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Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, The Sessions tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined–at age 38–to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.  This film screened at Sundance and was a big hit with the crowds.  It stars John Hawkes, Alan Arkin, William H. Macy, and Helen Hunt.  Ben Lewin served as director.

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Seductive, fearless and outrageous, Marina Abramović has been redefining the meaning of art for nearly 40 years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her limits, and at times risking her physical safety, she creates performances that challenge, shock and move. From first-time director Matthew Akers, MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ THE ARTIST IS PRESENT follows “the grandmother of performance art” as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work at Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in 2010, highlighted by a new exhibit that is breathtaking in its simplicity: two chairs facing each other, with Abramović sitting in one and audience members taking turns sitting in the other, gazing into each other’s eyes in silence. In true Abramović style, she remains in the chair for seven and a half hours each day – every day the museum is open for three months – without eating, drinking or moving, a feat of mental and physical endurance that is challenging even for a veteran of such performances.

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Bryan’s Review of ‘Compliance’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 3rd, 2012

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There were rumors surrounding Craig Zobel’s film Compliance–unsettling rumors that piqued my interest. The word on the street was that people were walking out of the film in protest and disgust.  After a long day of watching relatively banal films, I wanted to feel something–even if it was outrage.  After seeing the film, the most disturbing part was that this film is based on a true story. It is truly frightening.

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Good news everyone.  IFC Midnight announced today that the company is acquiring North American rights to director Rodney Ascher’s highly acclaimed documentary ROOM 237 which concerns the theories surrounding and within Stanley Kubrick’s film THE SHINING. The film, which was produced by Tim Kirk and scored by Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson, recently played at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. IFC Midnight plans to release the film theatrically this year.

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Bryan’s Review of ‘The Pact’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 23rd, 2012

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Nicholas McCarthy’s ‘The Pact’ delivers scares and creeps that will linger with you through the next several days.  There are enough scenes to make you jump out of your seat to last two movies.  ‘The Pact’ was originally an eleven minute short film that showed at Sundance last year.  Fast forward a year, and the short was made into a feature length film by the same name.  While the creep and scare factor might keep you on the edge of your seat, the film’s pacing and character development lack the push to make this a great horror film.

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I wrote a story last month on Robert Rodriguez talking about his plans for the much awaited ‘Sin City’ sequel and ‘Machete’ sequel.  You can read that story HERE.  Well, today Dimension officially announced the ‘Sin City’ sequel which will be titled, ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’.  This is going to be great.  Frank Miller’s story is fantastic and might be my favorite one of the series.  The other stories are being kept under wraps and casting is expected to start next week with most of the original cast returning.  Shooting should being this summer and 3D is a big possibility.  I’m also curious to see if Tarantino will guest direct a scene or two like he did in the first film.

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Now most of you know I am a HUGE fan of Kubrick’ work.  Anything related to the director, I want to read, watch, and cherish.  There was a documentary that premiered at Sundance recently entitled ‘Room 237’.  It is a documentary on the Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ movie.  Not the one made by his daughter that is shown on the DVD, but rather a different type of documentary that explores the insane conspiracy theories and subtext of the “real meaning” of ‘The Shining’.

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Good news everyone.  Billy Connolly has joined the cast in the role of Dain Ironfoot, a great dwarf warrior and cousin of Thorin Oakenshield.  Such good news.  Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh took a hiatus from ‘The Hobbit’ to introduce the ‘West Memphis Three’ documentary at Sundance, since they funded quote a bit of the DNA testing for the freedom of the three guys. Once back on ‘The Hobbit’, they cast Connolly.

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The Writers Guild Awards Nominations Are In!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 5th, 2012

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The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2011. Winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, during simultaneous ceremonies in Hollywood and New York.

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Getting caught up for October.  I will actually have tomorrow’s releases out a day early.  Oh Joy. I have been far behind but I will get caught up to this week in the next few hours.   So let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Green Lantern’, ‘Red State’, ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

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So many AWESOME releases in October.  I have been far behind but I will get caught up to this week in the next few hours.   So let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Jackie Brown’, ‘Lion King’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

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TUCKER & DALE VS EVIL is a hilariously gory, good-spirited horror comedy, doing for killer rednecks what Shaun of the Dead did for zombies. Tucker and Dale are two best friends on vacation at their dilapidated mountain house, who are mistaken for murderous backwoods hillbillies by a group of obnoxious, preppy college kids. When one of the students gets separated from her friends, the boys try to lend a hand, but as the misunderstanding grows, so does the body count. TUCKER AND DALE VS EVIL has been a hit on the festival circuit, debuting at Sundance, and winning the Midnight Audience Award at SXSW, the Jury Prize for First Feature at Fantasia, the Best Director award at Fantaspoa, and the Best Motion Picture Award at Sitges.

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I am just loving these musician documentaries.  The first half of the George Harrison doc has been amazing.  Looking forward to the second part tonight.  And now  Harry Belafonte is getting a documentary on his life and career.  Most of you might know Belafonte as the guy who sang ‘The Banana Boat Song’ which features the lyric “DAY-O”.  It was featured in the film ‘Beetle juice’.  I’m very excited for this doc as I am a huge fan of Belafonte.  I remember watching the making of Michael Jackson’s ‘We are the World’ music video and during the rehearsal, all of the singers and musicians just randomly started singing ‘The Banana Boat Song’ along with Harry Belafonte himself.  It was magical.

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Okay so this is a week late, but this week’s will be on time. This is for the 4th week of August pics and releases which there are some great stuff here.   .  Well anyway, this is a great week for releases so let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Bambi II’, ‘Troll Hunter’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

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JONSEBORO, ARK., Aug. 19, 2011 – Critically acclaimed HBO documentary “Paradise Lost” filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky were in court today to witness the stunning conclusion in which, after 18 years in prison, Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelly, known as the West Memphis 3, were set free.

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“The 2011 Toronto Film Festival has unveiled the first part of its slate, and announced that the Davis Guggenheim-directed U2 documentary From The Sky Down will open the festival, which will run from Sept. 8-18.”  In addition to U2, there are quite a bit of amazing sounding films.  Below is the official list of films that have already been locked into place for the festival.  Tons of stars and great sounding movies.

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Production company Lionsgate has teamed with Kevin Smith and his SModcast pictures company to help distribute his latest and greatest thriller picture, ‘Red State’.  If you remember from Sundance this past year in a what turned out to be joke auction for his film, Kevin Smith paid himself $20 dollars for the theatrical distribution rights for his ‘Red State’.

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BRYAN’S BLURAY/DVD PICKS FOR THE LAST WEEK OF APRIL!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 26th, 2011

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A pretty good week for releases which includes CHAWZ plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

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The new Paul Rudd comedy, “Our Idiot Brother” is coming soon to a theater near you and stars Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer, and Rashinda Jones which according to IMDB is about an “… idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.”  This got pretty good reviews when it premiered at Sundance.  The trailer is below for your enjoyment.

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This past weekend I was fortunate enough to get to experience Kevin Smith’s latest film, “RED STATE” in Kansas City, Missouri.  This was, to say the least, one of my BEST film experiences i have ever had.  To be a part of this event was like being a part of history in the making.  At least that is what it felt like to me.  I first remember hearing that Kevin Smith (the Clerks & Mallrats guy) was writing and planing to make a horror film.  A political horror film at that.  This was a couple of years ago or more.  after i first heard this news, I thought to myself, “This could be something great.  Kevin can write dialogue like no one else and with his talent of writing, he can make one hell of a horror film.  But would it be comedic?  Would it have all the dick and butt-hole jokes like the rest of films have? I can’t wait to find out.”  And from what transpired at the Midland AMC Theatre on March 12th, 2011 was heavily drenched with heart, soul, courage, great filmmaking, Star Wars, and LOVE.

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Here is a look at the trailer for the upcoming dark comedy/ coming of age film called “Submarine” which premiered at Sundance a couple of weeks ago.

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Hi Bryan Here…

I have some news for you from the Sundance Film Festival.  Kevin Smith (Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Jersey Girl, Smodcast) has been hard at work making a new film.  He has tackled the horror genre this time.  You might have read about his movie, “Red State” on this site before.  Well in short, at the debut last night, where scalped tickets were going for hundreds of dollars and had a mile long line, and protestors were picketing his film, Kevin Smith debuted his new film.  Then there was a Q & A after the screening.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Sorry for the lack of this column over the past few weeks.  Been so busy with the holiday season, the website moving to different bigger servers, planning on some big contests and info to dish out to yall, and a few other surprises here and there.  But alas, the Bluray/DVD column is back on track and will be out weekly again.  So i hope you enjoy this abundance of releases.  Tons of great stuff here.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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