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Danny Glover Rom-Com 'The Good Catholic' Picked Up by Broad Green, Pigasus

5 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Broad Green Pictures and Pigasus Pictures are partnering for the romantic comedy The Good Catholic.

Danny Glover and John C. McGinley star in the feature about a priest that has a crisis of faith when he falls in love with a woman. Zachary Spicer and Wrenn Schmidt also star in the movie from writer-director Paul Shoulberg, who drew on the true story of his parents — a small-town priest and a practicing nun.

Spicer, John Robert Armstrong and Graham Sheldon produced the film, with David Anspaugh and Jordan Gershowitz executive producing.

Broad Green will distribute The Good Catholic in select »

- Mia Galuppo

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Danny Glover-John McGinley Comedy ‘Good Catholic’ Lands September Release

6 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Pigasus Pictures and Broad Green Pictures have set a Sept. 8 release date for romantic comedy “The Good Catholic” in theaters and VOD.

Paul Shoulberg directed from his own script with Zachary Spicer, Wrenn Schmidt (“Outcast”), John C. McGinley (“Scrubs”), and Danny Glover starring. The story is based on Shoulberg’s parents and serves as a tribute to Shoulberg’s recently deceased father, Donald Shoulberg, who was a small town priest who fell in love with a woman who at the time was a practicing nun.

The Good Catholic” had its world premiere at the 2017 Santa Barbara Film Festival where it won the Panavision Spirit Award for Best Feature Film. It also won the Leonardo Da Vinci Horse Award for Best Screenplay at the Milan International Film Festival.

Producers are Spicer, John Robert Armstrong, and Graham Sheldon. The executive producers are David Anspaugh and Jordan Gershowitz.

Spicer portrays an idealistic priest »

- Dave McNary

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Film Review: ‘The Drowning’

10 May 2017 7:56 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

There is a certain shot that’s so emblematic of a type of twisty, dark-secrets-of-the-past thriller that it could be used as the header image for the genre’s section on Netflix. In the blue low-contrast light of deep night, a camera pans across tousled bedclothes to find a couple in an embrace. The woman is in profile, nestled in the crook of the man’s neck, asleep. The man is facing the camera and his eyes are open. There is Something On His Mind. Does he have a dark secret in his past?

When that shot occurs about 50 minutes into “The Drowning,” the film adaptation of acclaimed novelist Pat Barker’s “Border Crossing,” its familiarity simply confirms the generally uninspired tone of the proceedings. In fact, the film’s biggest surprise may come when the credits roll to reveal that this almost perfectly bland, low-intensity mystery is directed by »

- Jessica Kiang

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‘The Belko Experiment’ Comes Home on Blu-Ray & DVD

4 May 2017 9:57 AM, PDT | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

If you missed The Belko Experiment in the theater, well you can thank your lucky stars films get put on Blu-Ray and DVD.

From writer, producer James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), director Greg McLean (Wolf Creek, Rogue, The Darkness) and producer Peter Safran (The Conjuring, Annabelle), comes the story about a group of 80 American employees who are tested in a twisted social experiment of bone-crunching horror! Belko Industries, a normally calm workplace, gets a rude awakening when a mysterious voice on the intercom orders them to participate in a ruthless game of kill or be killed in a blood-soaking battle royale at their office building in Bogotá, Colombia. As the terror escalates, so does the body count. Everyone is a competitor and everyday objects become deadly weapons. Let the corporate carnage commence!

Presented by Orion Pictures, an arm of MGM, The Belko Experiment »

- Andy Triefenbach

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James Gunn’s ‘The Belko Experiment’ Coming to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in June

26 April 2017 6:59 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) returns to his horror roots with The Belko Experiment. The writer/producer enlisted many familiar faces for a story about 80 office workers trapped in a wicked fight to the death.

Fox Home Entertainment has announced plans to release the Digital HD version of The Belko Experiment starring John Gallagher Jr. (10 Cloverfield Lane), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), Adria Arjona (True Detective), John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil), Melonie Diaz (Fruitvale Station), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), Sean Gunn (Ordinary World) and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy) first on June 13th.

The Belko Experiment Blu-ray and DVD editions arrive a couple weeks later on June 27th.

A handful of bonus features are included on all versions of The Belko Experiment. They are comprised of:

Rules of the Game: The Secrets Behind The Belko Experiment

Lee Hardcastle's Survival Tips

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Movie Review – The Belko Experiment (2017)

23 April 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Belko Experiment, 2017.

Directed by Greg McLean.

Starring John Gallagher Jr, Michael Rooker, John C. McGinley, Tony Goldwyn, Sean Gunn, Adria Arjona, David Dastmalchian, Owain Yeoman, Rusty Schwimmer, Melonie Diaz, Brent Sexton, and Gregg Henry.

Synopsis:

In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company’s intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.

You’re sitting at your normal office job when a voice comes from the intercom saying that you have 2 hours to kill 30 people in your office, if you don’t then 60 of you will die. What would you do? This is the premise of the delightfully twisted and darkly comic The Belko Experiment. Written by James Gunn (Slither, Guardians of the Galaxy) and directed by Greg McLean (Wolf Creek), The Belko Experiment doesn’t »

- Helen Murdoch

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The Belko Experiment Coming to Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD This June

20 April 2017 10:06 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Start sharpening your pencils and learn how to take aim with your stapler, because the office-set survival thriller The Belko Experiment hits home media this June from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

The Belko Experiment will come out on Digital HD on June 13th, followed by a Blu-ray and DVD release on June 27th. Below, we have a look at the cover art as well as the press release with full details, including the Blu-ray and DVD bonus features.

Press Release: The Belko Experiment arrives on Digital HD June 13th and on Blu-ray and DVD June 27th

The Belko Experiment

From writer, producer James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), director Greg McLean (Wolf Creek, Rogue, The Darkness) and producer Peter Safran (The Conjuring, Annabelle), comes the story about a group of 80 American employees who are tested in a twisted social experiment of bone-crunching horror! »

- Derek Anderson

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The Belko Experiment review: Dir. Greg McLean (2017)

18 April 2017 5:14 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Belko Experiment review: Guardians Of The Galaxy’s James Gunn brings his low-budget splatter-fest to screens, uniting with genre favourite, Wolf Creek’s Greg McLean.

The Belko Experiment review by Paul Heath.

James Gunn returns to his horror roots for this throwback thriller set in the confines of a towering office block in present-day Bogotá, Colombia. The film revolves around 80 employees whose lives are plunged into immediate danger when the entire building is put into lock-down with an unseen control-freak manipulating them as pawns in a simple game where everyone must fight for their own survival. Specifically, a voice over the workplace’s intercom informs them that unless someone kills two company employees within the following thirty minutes, more will be instantly offed. Obviously, this ensures instant widespread panic amongst the individuals and is just the first part in a deadly social/ morality tale where anything can and does happen. »

- Paul Heath

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The Belko Experiment Review

18 April 2017 4:13 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Stefan Pape

 

To place ordinary people in life-threatening, desperate situations where it seems the only way to survive is at the expense of others, breeds compelling cinematic endeavours. Whether it be Battle Royale or The Hunger Games, or even going back further to Lord of the Flies, it’s this uncompromising study of the human condition and behaviour that intrigues us, posing many a hypothetical question within ourselves – and it’s this moral compass this lays the foundations for the narrative to Greg McLean’s The Belko Experiment to thrive off.

Set in a high-rise corporate building in a desolate Colombian landscape, Belko are a company that help to find work for American compatriots relocating to South America. Though a Government-run company, the employees find themselves part of a twisted and barbaric experiment, whereby the doors are locked, and a voice booms over the intercom to claim that if »

- Stefan Pape

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Giveaway – Win a T-shirt and poster for The Belko Experiment

13 April 2017 4:07 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To celebrate the release of The Belko Experiment – in UK cinemas 21st April – we are giving away a poster & t-shirt courtesy of Vertigo Releasing.

In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company’s intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed in order to survive.

The Belko Experiment is directed by Greg McLean (The Darkness, Wolf Creek), written by James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) and produced by Peter Safran (The Conjuring, Annabelle) and Gunn. The film stars John Gallagher, Jr. (The Newsroom, 10 Cloverfield Lane), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), Adria Arjona (True Detective), John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil, Scrubs), Melonie Diaz (Fruitvale Station), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy).

The Belko Experiment raises »

- Gary Collinson

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TVLine Items: Falling Water Renewed, Fear the Walking Dead Return and More

3 April 2017 12:32 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Dreams do come true: USA Network has renewed the thriller Falling Water — which explores the power of dreams — for Season 2.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

Additionally, Rémi Aubuchon (Falling Skies) has joined the series as showrunner for the new season, which follows three unrelated people who discover they can manipulate dreams — and by extension, the dreamers. Now they have to decide how to use their gifts after realizing the fate of the world rests with them.

Falling Water stars David Ajala (Fast & Furious 6), Will Yun Lee (Hawaii Five-0 »

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‘Brothered Up’: John C. McGinley Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot

3 April 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Scrubs alum John C. McGinley is set to co-star opposite Romany Malco and Adhir Kalyan in Brothered Up, CBS' multi-camera buddy cop comedy from CBS TV Studios. The deal allows McGinley to be a key series regular on Brothered Up while also continuing on Stan Against Evil. McGinley is the star of the IFC comedy-horror series, on which he also serves as a producer. It begins filming its second season in May in Atlanta. Written and executive produced by Mark Gross, with sitcom… »

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Choose your weapon with these new ‘Belko Experiment’ UK posters

2 April 2017 6:04 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Vertigo have releases a bunch of new UK posters for their upcoming release, The Belko Experiment, the James Gun scripted horror film heading to UK cinemas in just a couple of weeks.

In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company’s intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed in order to survive.

Presented by Orion Pictures, an arm of MGM, The Belko Experiment is directed by Greg McLean (The Darkness, Wolf Creek), written by James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) and produced by Peter Safran (The Conjuring, Annabelle) and Gunn. The film stars John Gallagher, Jr. (The Newsroom, 10 Cloverfield Lane), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), Adria Arjona (True Detective), John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil, Scrubs), Melonie Diaz (Fruitvale Station »

- Paul Heath

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The Belko Experiment Review: Multiple murders are the order of the day

31 March 2017 6:39 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

The Belko Experiment Director:  Greg McLean Written by: James Gunn Cast: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley, Josh Brener, Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, Melonie Diaz Sometimes a horror movie can serve as allegory to evoke an examination of some aspects of human behavior.  “Frankenstein,” for example, is how a being who […]

The post The Belko Experiment Review: Multiple murders are the order of the day appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Harvey Karten

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Box Office Democracy: The Belko Experiment

22 March 2017 7:59 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

I saw two different kinds of ads for The Belko Experiment before it came out.  There were ads that were pitching it as a more or less straight up horror movie, and then there were ads that were selling it as a kind of comedy-horror hybrid.  It used a quote from an early review saying it was “Office Space meets Battle Royale” and while that’s a fine thing for a critic to say in a review as a shorthand to explain the movie, as an advertisement it’s completely inadequate.  The Belko Experiment isn’t funny and 99% of the time doesn’t even seem to be trying to be funny.  It’s more like Battle Royale meets a tall building or Battle Royale meets Die Hard if you want to just completely ignore anything that made Die Hard a good movie and just want to focus on the general aesthetic of the sets. »

- Arthur Martinez-Tebbel

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Beauty and the Beast Breaks Box Office Records with $170M

19 March 2017 12:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last month, box office analysts were predicting that Disney's long-awaited live-action remake of Beauty and the BEast will take in $120 million at the box office, a debut that most studios would be happy with for any film. As we got closer and closer to the release, the projections started to increase, with some predicting it could earn upwards of $150 million, which would still put it just short of the all-time highest March opening, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice's $166.1 million tally last year. It seems Beauty and the Beast has outdone itself, besting all projections for a record-breaking $170 million box office estimate.

Disney itself was downplaying those projections, with their own internal estimates placing their debut at $100 million. Box Office Mojo reports that Beauty and the Beast debuted in 4,210 theaters, earning an impressive $40,380 per-screen average. While this 4,210-theater rollout is certainly large, it ranks as the 29th widest of all time, »

- MovieWeb

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Breaking Down the Truly Gruesome End of The Belko Experiment

18 March 2017 1:45 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Spoilers for The Belko Experiment below. The Belko Experiment first popped up on our radar with its graphic, gory trailer, and we can confirm that the movie is just as brutally horrifying as promised. The long-simmering project written by Guardians of the Galaxy's James Gunn draws heavy inspiration from director Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale, but its lack of profundity or satire (or rather, enough satire) makes it a truly grueling hour and a half to endure. If you'd rather skip 90 minutes of exploding heads and Tony Goldwyn acting less like President Fitzgerald Grant and more like Carl Bruner (classic Ghost reference), we're here to break it down for you. So What's the Deal? Belko Industries employee Mike Milch (John Gallagher Jr., who deserves better than this) arrives at his remote office building in rural Bogotá, Colombia, only to see a new fleet of security guards turning all the »

- Quinn Keaney

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Watch The Belko Experiment Red Band Trailer Reimagined with LEGOs

18 March 2017 9:12 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

It's kill or be killed in The Belko Experiment, now out in theaters, and if you want to see the film through a different lens, Huxley Berg Studios recently recreated the movie's red band trailer with LEGOs.

In case you missed it, check out Heather's review of The Belko Experiment, and watch the LEGOs red band trailer for the film below (from Bh Tilt via Huxley Berg Studios).

"Written by the acclaimed writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Slither) and directed by Greg McLean (creator of the Wolf Creek franchise), The Belko Experiment is a terrifying, provocative and at times hilarious thrill-ride that literally provokes the question: what does it take to survive at work?

From Orion Pictures, The Belko Experiment stars John Gallagher Jr. (The Newsroom, 10 Cloverfield Lane), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil, Scrubs), Adria Arjona (True Detective), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), and »

- Derek Anderson

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The Belko Experiment Claymation Shorts & Behind-the-Scenes Video

17 March 2017 11:03 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Out today in theaters from Bh Tilt and Orion Pictures is The Belko Experiment, and following the release of the film's first claymation short, additional animated looks at the movie have been revealed, along with a new behind-the-scenes video.

In case you missed it, check out Heather's review of The Belko Experiment, and watch the new claymation shorts and behind-the-scenes video below.

"Written by the acclaimed writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Slither) and directed by Greg McLean (creator of the Wolf Creek franchise), The Belko Experiment is a terrifying, provocative and at times hilarious thrill-ride that literally provokes the question: what does it take to survive at work?

From Orion Pictures, The Belko Experiment stars John Gallagher Jr. (The Newsroom, 10 Cloverfield Lane), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil, Scrubs), Adria Arjona (True Detective), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy »

- Derek Anderson

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The Belko Experiment Review: A Grim But Effective Social Thriller

17 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

There was a time before Guardians of the Galaxy when filmmaker James Gunn was better known for horror films like Slither and for writing the screenplay for Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead remake. One of the movies Gunn had been talking about making for almost as long was a violent high-concept thriller called The Belko Experiment, which as you can guess from the title, has finally seen the light of day. (Gunn went on to make the low-budget action-comedy Super, got the gig directing Guardians and the rest is history.)

The Belko Corporation has a large branch office building in the middle of Bogota, Colombia, and we meet the company’s CEO Barry Norris (Tony Goldwyn from Scandal) as he’s arriving at work and noticing the new armed security detail carefully checking everyone entering the building. Before we can think too much about this, we meet Melonie Diaz »

- Edward Douglas

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