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Horror Highlights: Edgar Allan Poe-Based Lighthouse Keeper, Suicide Squad Mez-itz Figures, Vigilante Diaries

24 May 2016 8:13 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Thunderhead Entertainment recently secured a foreign distribution deal with ITN Distribution for the Benjamin Cooper-directed thriller, Lighthouse Keeper (inspired by an unfinished story from Edgar Allan Poe), which is featured in an official trailer. Also in today’s Highlights: details on the new Suicide Squad Mez-itz figures from Mezco Toyz and Vigilante Diaries Blu-ray and DVD release details.

Lighthouse Keeper Distribution Details and Trailer: Press Release: “Burbank, CA May 4, 2016 — Thunderhead Entertainment LLC has just inked a deal with ITN Distribution to handle foreign sales of their latest movie, Edgar Allan Poe’s Lighthouse Keeper.

“I’m beyond thrilled to be working with Stuart Alson and his team at ITN,” said Benjamin Cooper (Primitive), the movie’s director/producer. “The genre is their bread and butter. It’s a great fit.”

ITN Distribution will represent Lighthouse Keeper at the upcoming Marche Du Film.

The deal follows the world premiere at »

- Tamika Jones

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Anchor Bay Bringing Vigilante Diaries Your Way When Action/Comedy Hits Theaters/iTunes June 24th And Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand July 5th

24 May 2016 12:10 AM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

I’m a sucker for a good action/comedy and this announcement of  Anchor Bay unleashing Vigilante Diaries this June/July is news to my ears. Based off the popular web series on Chill.com, the film features quite the ensemble cast, with Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (The A-Team, Ufc Light Heavyweight Champ), action icon Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight, Black Dynamite), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill). The film is directed by Christian Sesma (Shoot the Hero) from a script written by Christian Sesma and Paul Sloan.

Vigilante Diaries revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by an elusive, brooding anti-hero of near-mythical physical and weapons skills, known only as The Vigilante (Sloan). Abandoned by governments, corporations and his handlers and with a bounty on his head, The Vigilante »

- Jerry Smith

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Vigilante Diaries: Anchor Bay Announces Theatrical, Digital And Home Video Dates

23 May 2016 6:12 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Anchor Bay Entertainment will be releasing Christian Sesma's action flick Vigilante Diaries in cinemas and iTunes on June 24th. The release will be quickly followed up by the Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand release on July 5th. Based off the popular web series on Chill.com, the film features an all-star ensemble cast led by Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (The A-Team, Ufc Light Heavyweight Champ), action icon Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight, Black Dynamite), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill).  The film is directed by Christian Sesma (Shoot the Hero) from a script written by Christian Sesma and Paul Sloan. Vigilante Diaries revolves around a team of black-ops...

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19 Things You Might Not Have Known About Thelma & Louise for the Film's 25th Birthday

23 May 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Thelma & Louise, which has managed to become both a quintessential girl power and road trip film, turns 25 this year. To help celebrate, we're taking a look back down the long dusty road that Thunderbird traveled and rounding up some of the best bits of trivia from the iconic film. 1. George Clooney really wanted to play J.D. And boy it haunted him. Clooney auditioned five times and obviously did not get it. Morose over the state of his career and the missed opportunity, he didn't see the film for years: "I was really stuck doing a lot of bad TV at that time. »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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19 Things You Might Not Have Known About Thelma & Louise for the Film's 25th Birthday

23 May 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Thelma & Louise, which has managed to become both a quintessential girl power and road trip film, turns 25 this year. To help celebrate, we're taking a look back down the long dusty road that Thunderbird traveled and rounding up some of the best bits of trivia from the iconic film. 1. George Clooney really wanted to play J.D. And boy it haunted him. Clooney auditioned five times and obviously did not get it. Morose over the state of his career and the missed opportunity, he didn't see the film for years: "I was really stuck doing a lot of bad TV at that time. »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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Web Series Vigilante Diaries Turns Feature [Trailer]

23 May 2016 12:13 PM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

Anchor Bay have announced the release of the no nonsense action flick, Vigilante Diaries, which hits iTunes and select theatres on June 24. Based off the popular web series that premiered on Chill.com, the film features an all-star ensemble cast led by Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (The A-Team), action icon Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill).

The film is directed by Christian Sesma (Shoot the Hero) from a script written by Christian Sesma and Paul Sloan.

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Vigilante Diaries revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by an elusive, [Continued ...] »

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Thelma & Louise Part 1: Girls' Trip, Interrupted

22 May 2016 7:30 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

25th Anniversary Five-Part Mini Series Event 

Thelma & Louise

Directed by Ridley Scott

Written by Callie Khouri

Released by MGM on May 24th, 1991

Nominated for Six Oscars

To celebrate the anniversary of this bonafide girls gone wild classic from 1991, Team Experience is revisiting the picture, tag-team style all week long (like we did with Rebecca & Silence of the Lambs, y'all!).

While the film begins in Arkansas, we're taking an alternate route. Grabbing the keys to begin this road trip is our own dazzling female duo over in Los Angeles, Anne Marie and Margaret. - Editor

Pt 1 by Anne Marie and Margaret

Anne Marie: 00:01. Fade in on an opening credit sequence that pulls every single late 80s/early 90s cliche. Heat-baked street? Check. Twanging guitar? Check. Harmonica solo? Check.

Margaret: Based on this alone, I would definitely expect to be watching a serious action-drama about a lovable renegade cop

Anne Marie: I mean, »

- Margaret de Larios

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Weinstein Company Buys Quentin Tarantino Documentary ’21 Years’

20 May 2016 1:47 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Weinstein Company has bought worldwide rights, excluding French-speaking territories, to the upcoming documentary “21 Years: Quentin Tarantino.”

The project is being produced and directed by Tara Wood. Harvey and Bob Weinstein began working with Tarantino nearly 25 years ago on “Reservoir Dogs” and have partnered with Tarantino on all of his projects since.

The movie was first unveiled in November at the American Film Market. It examines the first 21 years of Tarantino’s career and includes interviews with frequent collaborators, including Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, Christoph Waltz, Lucy Liu, Zoë Bell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jamie Foxx, Eli Roth, Robert Forster, Diane Kruger, Michael Madsen and Kerry Washington.

Wood also directed the documentary “21 Years: Richard Linklater.” Both films draw upon the idea that the first 21 years of work defines the career of an artist.

Tarantino’s first film was 1992’s “Reservoir Dogs,” followed by “Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown,” the two “Kill Bill” movies, »

- Dave McNary

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The Current Debate: Pop Anthems for Cannes

17 May 2016 3:21 PM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

The premiere of Andrea Arnold’s American Honey at Cannes on Sunday saw the director and cast show off a few dance moves during their red carpet photo-op, in what Vanity Fair, perhaps channeling a Downton Abbey character, called a “charmingly youthful moment.” Red carpet attire excepted, the spontaneous performance apparently fit right in with the film, which includes a pop soundtrack and a dance scene of its own, per The Telegraph’s Tim Robey:Twice, during Andrea Arnold’s rapturously scuzzy road movie American Honey, Rihanna and Calvin Harris grace the soundtrack with “We Found Love”, their euphoric 2011 dance-floor smash that invites you to drop everything, get high and lose yourself. It’s first heard over the tannoy in an Oklahoma Walmart, where main characters Star (Sasha Lane) and Jake (Shia Labeouf) clap eyes on each other, while the latter’s crew of wasters, waifs and strays grab provisions up and down the aisles. »

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Cannes: Michael Madsen to Star in U.S. Director Jane Spencer’s ‘South of Hope Street’ (Exclusive)

11 May 2016 10:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Venturing outside Hollywood, Michael Madsen is set to star in U.S. indie darling Jane Spencer’s romantic sci-fier “South of Hope Street.”

The U.S. thesp known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino pics has been cast in “South” alongside Dhaffer L’Abidine, the rising Tunisian talent who plays the driver of Tom Hank’s character in “A Hologram for the King,” and Canadian actress Katie Boland (“Born to be Blue”).

Spencer, who is based in Zurich, broke out in 1992 with well-received drama “Little Noises,” which went to Sundance. She more recently helmed London-set existential comedy “The Ninth Cloud,” which also starred Madsen, and went to Raindance.

Her new quirky pic, to be shot next year in Norway and the Dolomites, will take its cue from an unexplained occurrence in the sky, feature voiceless characters, and explore the question: “how far will people go to avoid facing change?”

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- Nick Vivarelli

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"Lumberjack Man" On DVD and Blu-ray

25 April 2016 11:43 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

From Synthia.Ca, take a look @ director Josh Bear's horror feature "Lumberjack Man", starring Michael Madsen, available April 26, 2016 on DVD and Blu-ray from Anchor Bay Entertainment:

"...a demon logger rises from his sap boiler to terrorize the staff of 'Good Friends' camp as they prepare for spring break..."

Cast also includes Adam Sessler, Brina Palencia, Christopher Sabat, Arthur Simone, Ciaran Flynn, Brina Palencia, Wray Crawford, Andy SanDimas, Adam Sessler, Hector Becerra, Jasmin Carina, Alex Dobrenko, Zach Guerrero, Chase Joliet, Jarrett King, Tyler Mount, Angelina Morales, Amanda Moon Ray, Alyona Real, Jake Surca, Bronson Willard and Troy Yingst.

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- Michael Stevens

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The Hateful Eights Gets A New Mondo Print Movie Poster From Jason Edmiston

21 April 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

created artist Jason Edmiston from Mondo. In post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunters try to find shelter during a blizzard but get involved in a plot of betrayal and deception. Will they survive? The new Qt film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern as General Sanford Smithers Aka The Confederate. Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino.

The post The Hateful Eights Gets A New Mondo Print Movie Poster From Jason Edmiston appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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Top Undercover Agents in Film

19 April 2016 11:10 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

From Bond to Brasco, our love affair with undercover agents in Hollywood has stood the test of time.

In his latest film, Bastille Day, Idris Elba plays a field agent who must team up with a criminal to help solve a large-scale conspiracy. To celebrate the film’s release, in UK cinemas April 22, we take a look at our favourite undercover agents in film.

Sean Briar – Bastille Day (2016)

Whether he’s playing a murder detective or an anti-apartheid revolutionary, Idris Elba can do no wrong. In his latest film, high-octane action thriller Bastille Day we see him partnering up with Game of ThronesRichard Madden for a hugely entertaining game of cat and mouse. Michael Mason (Richard Madden) is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar (Idris Elba), the field agent on the case, »

- Paul Heath

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VOD Vault #3 – Get a Job / Blood Rush

10 April 2016 1:10 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to week three of VOD Vault, where we take a look at another bunch of direct-to-market releases, many of which hit iTunes and the supermarket shelves without fanfare, walking you – our readers – down the fine line between spending your money wisely, or throwing it away on another slice of Dtv dross. Up this week are two films on the opposite end of the cinematic spectrum: Get a Job, a long-delayed rom-com starring Anna Kendrick and Miles Teller; and claustrophobic horror Blood Rush.

Get A Job

Stars: Anna Kendrick, Alison Brie, Miles Teller, Bryan Cranston, Cameron Richardson, Greg Germann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Marcia Gay Harden, Nicholas Braun, John C. McGinley, Jorge Garcia, John Cho, Bruce Davidson | Directed by Dylan Kidd

Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will (Teller) and Jillian (Kendrick) who find themselves lost in a sea of increasingly strange jobs, perpetual unemployment and adulthood angst. »

- Phil Wheat

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A Demonic Abortion Takes Place in this Second Trailer for Magi

7 April 2016 4:00 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

A second trailer for Hasan Karacadag's Magi has been released. From J-Plan Films, the clip blends a whole host of Catholic and World War II images. The film stars Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin and Brianne Davis. And, the film's first trailer was released late in 2014. The latest shows more horrifying imagery as journalist Olivia (Lucie Pohl) visits her pregnant sister Marla (Davis), in Istanbul. This will be no regular pregnancy, though. The latest on Magi is hosted here. The film was released in a few Turkish theatres, late in 2015. However, there are no plans to distribute the film in North America, despite the recognizable cast. For now, fans of international horror features will have to wait for future news as the film searches for more buyers. All of the details on Magi are available below. Director/writer: Hasan Karacadag. Cast: Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin and Brianne Davis. The latest »

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A Madsen And A Baldwin Go To Turkey And Things Go Badly In New Teaser For Magi

6 April 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Dabbe director Hasan Karacadag dips his toes into international waters with the upcoming Magi - or, rather, he brings the international to him in Turkey - and the results are all sorts of messed up according to the new teaser for the latest from the Turkish horror helmer. Michael Madsen and Stephen Baldwin are the most familiar faces amongst the international cast in this story that revolves around Turkish ties to Hitler's occult projects leading up to World War II and beyond that? Well, it all gets pretty ghastly in truly horrific fashion. This new teaser is a quick one but there's loads of shocking imagery in there. Check it out below!...

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Watch: 6-Minute Video Essay Explores The Power Of The Eyes In Satyajit Ray's 'The Big City'

1 April 2016 12:23 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The eyes aren’t just the windows to the soul; they’re the bearer of truth, and the messengers of feelings. It’s no wonder that any director looking for a thoughtful, scrupulous shot focuses there — whether it’s Quentin Tarantino portraying the anger and frustration The Bride (Uma Thurman) feels when she’s being buried alive by Budd (Michael Madsen) in “Kill Bill Vol. 2;” or the subject of a Pixies song, Luis Buñuel’s surrealist masterpiece “Un Chien Andalou.” Read More: The Essentials: Satyajit Ray’s ‘The Apu Trilogy’ Indian director Satyajit Ray used captivating glances to exude emotion in his epic coming-of-age “Apu Trilogy,” as well as in 1963’s “The Big City,” another coming-of-age film of sorts, but this time focusing on a married couple each with their own occupational difficulties. And this video essay from Fandor explores his technique. The entire film is told through the way »

- Samantha Vacca

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'CobraGator' Attacks in Exclusive New Photos

30 March 2016 5:59 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In just a few days, legendary filmmaker Roger Corman will turn 90 years old, but that doesn't mean he has any plans to slow down. Although his directing days have been behind him for years, the filmmaker is still an active producer, and we reported just last month that he started production on Death Race 2050. Today, we have two exclusive photos from the filmmaker's latest endeavor, CobraGator, which teases the vicious title creature.

The story centers on a big city that finds itself unprepared for the attack of a CobraGator, a massive hybrid of a cobra snake and an alligator. Needless to say, carnage ensues, blood is spilled and, most likely, life and limb is lost on an epic scale. Unfortunately, we don't have an official synopsis quite yet, nor do we know if there is a release date in place.

With the debut of these new photos, it's possible »

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and Other New VOD Movies Available This Week

29 March 2016 3:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods Point Break (action remake; Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer; rated PG-13) The Hateful Eight (Quentin Tarantino-directed action-thriller; Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Madsen; rated R) Concussion (biographical drama; Will Smith, Alec Baldwin; bonus featurette included; rated PG-13) Exposed (drama-thriller; Keanu Reeves, Mira Sorvino, Ana de Armas; rated R) Anomalisa (drama...

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Review: The Hateful Eight

28 March 2016 11:59 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

A new film from Quentin Tarantino is never anything short of an event. For his eighth film, The Hateful Eight, he insisted on it being shot in 65mm using Ultra Panavision then arranged with the Weinstein Company to go back in time and release a roadshow version of the film. That is, the 70mm version would play in select theaters and become a Must See film.

The movie is wonderfully cast and beautifully shot with award-winning music from Ennio Morricone. But this is the first time I can say with genuine feeling that I was bored to tears.

Eight people find themselves waiting out a blizzard in an out of the way location, Minnie’s Haberdashery, and no one is as they appear which we learn over the course of two and a half tedious hours. While in some ways this is a thematic sequel to the far superior Django Unchained, »

- Robert Greenberger

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