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Lineup for the Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival

16 hours ago | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival (Giff) announced its official selection for the annual event held at the Tampa Theater and AMC Centro Ybor in Tampa, Florida, from March 2-March 9.

The festival will host the world premiere for All Nighter starring Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons and directed by Gavin Wiesen.

There will be 35 films and over 70 shorts, in which it will host international and regional premieres of narrative features, documentaries and short films around the world.

Here are the highlighted line up of the films:

Opening Night Film:

Burn Your Maps: A nine-year-old boy, grieving with his parents over the recent loss of his baby sister, becomes obsessed with the idea that he’s a Mongolian goat herder who belongs back home in his small village in Mongolia. Cast: Vera Farmiga, Jacob Tremblay, Virginia Madsen, Suraj Sharma. Directed by Jordan Roberts

Closing Night Film:

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- Gig Patta

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‘Cross Wars’ Review

14 February 2017 6:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Brian Austin Green, Danny Trejo, Vinnie Jones, C. Thomas Howell, Michael Clarke Duncan, Patrick Durham, Tom Sizemore, Lori Heuring, Tim Abell, André Gordon | Written and Directed by Patrick Durham

It’s hard to believe that 2011 superhero movie Cross made enough money, or had enough of a fanbase to warrant a sequel, but here we are 6 years after the original, back in action with most of the same cast. Where as the first film, and it’s green Celtic power-providing amulet, was timed to cash-in on that other “green” superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds, this time round however there’s no similar superhero movie to cash in on. And this time round the genre has had [much] more than it’s fair share of good, bad and Very bad movies.

I wonder which category Cross Wars falls into? If you have to guess, well…

Cross Wars continues the story of Callan »

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Danny Trejo Fights an Army of Mutant Pigs in Bullets of Justice

6 February 2017 9:30 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

He’s fought everything from robots to Charlie Sheen, but I don’t think Danny Trejo has ever fought a pig on screen before. Let alone an army of mutant pigs. So the gory as hell trailer for “Bullets of Justice” is… Continue Reading →

The post Danny Trejo Fights an Army of Mutant Pigs in Bullets of Justice appeared first on Dread Central. »

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Exclusive Clip: Danny Trejo Lectures His Goons In Cross Wars

6 February 2017 8:19 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Danny Trejo knows how to be a bad guy.

In Cross Wars, it is an offbeat, action-packed sequel that will be available tomorrow on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The superhero adventure stars Brian Austin Green, Vinnie Jones, Danny Trejo and Tom Sizemore.

Here’s the synopsis:

Straight from the comics to the mean streets of Los Angeles…armed with a powerful ancient Cross amulet, Callan (Brian Austin Green) and his team of weapons experts battle local thugs and heinous criminals. When a ruthless villain named Muerte (Danny Trejo) threatens to kill Callan’s crew, he and his team join forces with an all-girl crime-fighting squad led by Riley -- who has an ancient amulet of her own! But Muerte is not working alone. He has resurrected the evil immortal Gunnar (Vinnie Jones) who has a plan more sinister than anyone can imagine. Can Callan »

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Adam Driver Stars in the First-Ever Live Super Bowl Commercial for Snickers – Watch

5 February 2017 5:56 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Snickers is known for their “you’re not you when you’re hungry” commercials, but this year the candy bar company did something they’ve never done before: a live Super Bowl ad, starring Adam Driver.

The 30-second spot was shot during the first commercial break of the third quarter of the game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, making it the showdown’s first-ever live commercial. Check it out below.

Read More: Adam Driver To Star In Live Super Bowl Commercial For Snickers — Watch Previews

Ahead of its world premiere, audiences got to see a handful of TV spots featuring a cardboard cutout of the actor auditioning with a horse and a dead cowboy. The 15-second snippets didn’t give much detail on what the actual 30-second live ad would entail, though it did say that it would include Driver with “other less famous actors.”

Snickers has »

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The Night Crew: This Old School Siege Movie's got Fangs [Review]

3 February 2017 10:13 AM, PST | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

After more than two years of being shelved by its domestic distributor The Night Crew, starring Luke Goss, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Sloan, Luciana Faulhaber and Danny Trejo, has finally been unleashed on action fans.

Due to the delayed release I wondered if the quality of the film might be a bit shaky, but I was dead wrong. Not only is The Night Crew a balls-to-the-wall siege movie with a nifty supernatural twist, but it's also the best collaboration yet between writer Paul Sloan and director Christian Sesma (Vigilante Diaries).

Sloan's script pops with tough guy humor and h [Continued ...] »

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Adam Driver To Star In Live Super Bowl Commercial For Snickers — Watch Previews

26 January 2017 12:03 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

In 2015, Snickers and advertising agency Bbdo New York aired a Super Bowl spot that featured Danny Trejo playing Marcia Brady from “The Brady Bunch” prior to eating a Snickers Bar. Snickers followed up the Super Bowl ad with another in a similar vein featuring Willem Dafoe playing Marilyn Monroe. But this year, Snickers has something new in store for their third consecutive big game advertisement: the first-ever live Super Bowl commercial, starring actor Adam Driver.

Read More: Being John Malkovich Is Pretty Frustrating in This Super Bowl Ad — Watch

Ad Week reports that the commercial will be performed during the first ad break of the third quarter, but before that, a 36-hour live stream from the set of the spot will precede the ad’s airing. Watch four previews for the commercial below. The first simply previews the live commercial, while the other three are fake auditions featuring a cardboard cutout of Driver, »

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Adam Driver To Star In Live Super Bowl Commercial For Snickers — Watch Previews

26 January 2017 12:03 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In 2015, Snickers and advertising agency Bbdo New York aired a Super Bowl spot that featured Danny Trejo playing Marcia Brady from “The Brady Bunch” prior to eating a Snickers Bar. Snickers followed up the Super Bowl ad with another in a similar vein featuring Willem Dafoe playing Marilyn Monroe. But this year, Snickers has something new in store for their third consecutive big game advertisement: the first-ever live Super Bowl commercial, starring actor Adam Driver.

Read More: Being John Malkovich Is Pretty Frustrating in This Super Bowl Ad — Watch

Ad Week reports that the commercial will be performed during the first ad break of the third quarter, but before that, a 36-hour live stream from the set of the spot will precede the ad’s airing. Watch four previews for the commercial below. The first simply previews the live commercial, while the other three are fake auditions featuring a cardboard cutout of Driver, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Mary Tyler Moore: Robert Redford, Viola Davis and More Grieve Over the TV Icon’s Death

25 January 2017 2:12 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Six-time Emmy Award winner Mary Tyler Moore passed away on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 80. The television icon, who paved the way for many women, was best known for “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and her “Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

Upon hearing the sad news, Hollywood paid tribute to the actress, sending their thoughts and prayers to her family, tweeting quotes and sharing videos and photos of her incredible career.

Ed Asner, the actor who portrayed Moore’s boss in the “Mary Tyler Moore Show” tweeted that “his heart goes out” to her family.

#marytylermoore my heart goes out to you and your family. Know that I love you and believe in your strength.

Ed Asner (@TheOnlyEdAsner) January 25, 2017

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Robert Redford said in a statement via Variety: “Mary’s energy, spirit and talent created a new bright spot in the television »

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Mary Tyler Moore: Robert Redford, Viola Davis and More Grieve Over the TV Icon’s Death

25 January 2017 2:12 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Six-time Emmy Award winner Mary Tyler Moore passed away on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 80. The television icon, who paved the way for many women, was best known for “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and her “Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

Upon hearing the sad news, Hollywood paid tribute to the actress, sending their thoughts and prayers to her family, tweeting quotes and sharing videos and photos of her incredible career.

Ed Asner, the actor who portrayed Moore’s boss in the “Mary Tyler Moore Show” tweeted that “his heart goes out” to her family.

#marytylermoore my heart goes out to you and your family. Know that I love you and believe in your strength.

Ed Asner (@TheOnlyEdAsner) January 25, 2017

Read More: Mary Tyler Moore Dead: Beloved Actress Was 80

Robert Redford said in a statement via Variety: “Mary’s energy, spirit and talent created a new bright spot in the television »

- Liz Calvario

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The Return Of Xander Cage is 2017’s First Essential Film

18 January 2017 8:29 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

A love letter to Vin Diesel’s extreme sports heroism.

The cinema of Rob Cohen peaked in the years 2001 and 2002 with the release of The Fast and the Furious, and, as an alternative to a Fast/Furious sequel, the extreme-sports cash-in xXx, starring once and future Fastest and most Furious of all, Vin Diesel. Before getting to xXx (it is no longer necessary to get to The Fast and the Furious, it having long since ascended to pop legend) as a whole it’s necessary to talk about Cohen as a filmmaker, which isn’t possible to do in a positive sense without grappling with some large contradictions. The first, and biggest, is that he’s a director whose strong points are the very things his detractors foreground as faults: his cinema is big and often unwieldy, favoring force over grace, and requires the panacea of adrenaline to counteract the host of elements that fold under rational »

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VOD Vault #8 – The Good, the Bad & the Dead / Rupture

15 January 2017 6:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Another week, another installment of VOD Vault – taking a look at some on-demand releases that have hit various VOD platforms recently. It’s been a few months since our last installment, so what say we kick off this reboot of sorts with two movies on the opposite ends of the filmic spectrum: low-budget Western-style crime action/drama The Good, the Bad and the Dead and Rupture, the latest film – a sci-fi thriller – from actress Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo).

The Good, The Bad and the Dead

Stars: Johnny Messner, Dolph Lundgren, Michael Pare, Danny Trejo, Vivica Fox, Natassia Malthe | Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr.

Also know as 4Got10, The Good, The Bad and the Dead is the latest film from actor/director/producer Timothy Woodward Jr., lensed as part of his multi-picture deal with Cinedigm. It’s also one of three films Woodward; screenwriter Sean Ryan and actor Johnny Messner, »

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New Danny Trejo documentary titled Inmate #1 in the works

13 January 2017 12:15 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Danny Trejo seems like a cool dude. In an interview with the bad movie podcast How Did This Get Made (after making fun of his movie Bad Ass) he revealed that he'll sometimes work on student films if asked, and will even do it pro bono, just so people can have his name in their project. He's also been known to help at-risk youth in his spare time. But Trejo wasn't always so cuddly. If... Read More »

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Danny Trejo Documentary to Chronicle His Life After Prison and Rise to Fame

12 January 2017 4:05 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Danny Trejo’s life will soon be the subject of a new documentary titled “Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo.” Directed by Brett Harvey, the film will chronicle his tumultuous upbringings, from an early life of drugs, his time in prison, getting clean and his eventual rise to fame.

Trejo will give a a firsthand account of everything he faced in his past, to getting a second chance and changing his life, to becoming a movie star and giving back to the community.

“Today, Danny Trejo is temperate, benevolent and likely one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. But he wasn’t always this way”, said producer Adam Scorgie in a statement. “Growing up in the mean streets of Pacoima, California, he was raised and mentored by his uncle, a drug addict and armed robber. By the age of 12, he had tried heroin. By age 15, he was »

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Inmate #1 Documentary Will Tell Danny Trejo's Amazing Story

12 January 2017 1:34 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

World-renowned actor Danny Trejo has teamed up with award-winning filmmaker Brett Harvey (Ice Guardians, The Culture High) to tell a story 71-years in the making. Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, currently in production in California, explores the life and career of Hollywood's most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo. Trejo, whose myriad of TV and motion picture work includes Desperado, Machete, Sin City, Predators and Sons of Anarchy, executive produces alongside proficient producing team Adam Scorgie, Rocky Mudaliar, Iliana Nikolic and Craig Balkam.

From an early life of drugs, armed robbery and hard prison time, to the red carpets of Hollywood blockbusters all the way to helping troubled addicts; Trejo gives a firsthand account of one of the greatest transformations of human character ever put to film. Adam Scorgie, whose credits include recent success Ice Guardians and upcoming Chasing Evel: The Robbie Knievel Story, shed some light on the actor's amazing story in a statement. »

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‘Death Race: Anarchy’ (aka Death Race 4) hits the home stretch

12 January 2017 10:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

It’s been four years since the release of the second sequel to the reboot/remake of Death RaceDeath Race: Inferno – and three since the fourth film was sneakily announced by it’s writer Tony Giglio on Twitter, but now news reaches us that Death Race 4, now retitled Death Race: Anarchy has completed filming.

Not to be confused with Roger Corman’s own remake of Death Race, entitled Death Race 2050 (which actually comes from the same production company, Universal 1440 Entertainment), Death Race: Anarchy sees the return of Danny Trejo as Goldberg and Frederick Koehler as Lists – both of whom appeared in Death Race 2 and Death Race: Inferno.

Joining the Death Race family are Black SailsZach McGowan, Christine Marzano, Danny Glover, Lorina Kamburova and a number of homegrown talent from here in the UK: Cassie Clare, Nicholas Aaron, Lucy Aarden, Julian Seager, Lee Shone, Kellie Blaise and Cameron Jack as The Warden… »

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Brett Harvey to direct Danny Trejo life story ‘Inmate#1′

12 January 2017 9:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

World-renowned actor Danny Trejo has teamed up with award-winning filmmaker Brett Harvey (Ice Guardians, The Culture High) to tell a story 71-years in the making… Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, currently in production in California, explores the life and career of Hollywood’s most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo.

Trejo, whose myriad of TV and motion picture work includes Desperado, Machete, Sin City, Predators and Sons of Anarchy, executive produces alongside proficient producing team Adam Scorgie, Rocky Mudaliar, Iliana Nikolic and Craig Balkam.

Official synopsis:

From an early life of drugs, armed robbery and hard prison time, to the red carpets of Hollywood blockbusters all the way to helping troubled addicts; Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo gives a firsthand account of one of the greatest transformations of human character ever put to film.

Upon his release from prison in 1969, Danny’s life took a turn for the better. »

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Brett Harvey Tapped to Helm Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo Documentary

12 January 2017 12:11 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

As one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces, actor Danny Trejo has played thugs, assassins, villains, monsters and even hero vigilantes.

Now his life story will be seen in a documentary Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo.

Award-winning filmmaker Bretty Harvey (Ice Guardians, The Culture High) has teamed up with the actor to tell his personal story.

The film is currently in production in California.

Fans know Trejo from his various roles that includes Desperado, Machete, Sin City, Predators and Sons Of Anarchy. And that’s the tip of the iceberg of hundreds of roles he had played in the past.

The untold story is Trejo’s life. He entered an early life of drugs by the age of 12, in which he tried heroin. By 15-years-old, he was in jail for the first time. At 23, he was sentenced at San Quentin for selling $30,000 bag of heroin to an undercover agent. »

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Movie News: Channing Tatum, Tom Hardy May Risk Danger in 'Triple Frontier'; Danny Trejo Gets His Own Documentary

6 January 2017 1:30 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Triple Frontier: Channing Tatum (Magic Mike Xxl, above left) and Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, above right) may be teaming up for a crime thriller. Both actors are in early talks to star in Triple Frontier, to be directed by J.C. Chandor (A Most Violent Year). The movie is set in a notorious crime zone in South America where Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay meet. [Variety]   Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo: A documentary about actor Danny Trejo (Boost, above) is on its way. As a teenager, Trejo was drawn into a criminal lifestyle and spent years in prison. After he was released, he began helping at-risk youth and a few years later found work on the set of Runaway Train, launching his entertainment career. The doc, directed by Brett Harvey, is aiming for release in...

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News Briefs: Channing Tatum, Tom Hardy May Risk Danger in 'Triple Frontier'

5 January 2017 7:53 PM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Triple Frontier: Channing Tatum (Magic Mike Xxl, above left) and Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, above right) may be teaming up for a crime thriller. Both actors are in early talks to star in Triple Frontier, to be directed by J.C. Chandor (A Most Violent Year). The movie is set in a notorious crime zone in South America, where Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay meet. [Variety]   Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo: A documentary about actor Danny Trejo (Boost, above) is on its way....

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