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There Are No Answers To Be Found in This New Clip From The Vault

9 hours ago | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A new clip from the upcoming horror/thriller film The Vault has been released and this one shows Francesca Eastwood (M.F.A.) grilling James Franco (Alien: Covenant) as to who might be lurking in the bowels of the bank. Alas, it seems… Continue Reading →

The post There Are No Answers To Be Found in This New Clip From The Vault appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Jonathan Barkan

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The Vault: James Franco Tells No Lies in Nsfw Clip

10 hours ago | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

James Franco heist horror movie releases a Nsfw Red Band clip

The post The Vault: James Franco Tells No Lies in Nsfw Clip appeared first on ComingSoon.net. »

- Chris Alexander

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Film Critics Name Their Most Anticipated Movies of the Fall — IndieWire Critics Survey

11 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: What fall movie are you most excited to see?

E. Oliver Whitney (@cinemabite), Screencrush.com

Is there any acceptable answer besides “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”? No, no there is not. (Unless you count December as ‘fall,’ which means the new PTA is my most anticipated.) “The Lobster” would’ve been my favorite film of last year had “Moonlight” not taken the top spot, and “Dogtooth” leaves me in a mix of amazement and horror each time I watch it. So new Yorgos Lanthimos is like a drug for me. But while I’m at it, I also can’t wait for “The Florida Project, »

- David Ehrlich

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The Vault: Exclusive Red Band Nsfw Clip

15 hours ago | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

An exclusive Nsfw clip for The Vault, a horrifying heist film starring James Franco who sends would-be robbers to an old vault housing something evil. »

- Rob Keyes

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The Room with Tommy Wiseau in Person! Midnights This Weekend at the Tivoli

20 August 2017 6:06 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“I got the results of the test back – I definitely have breast cancer!”

Forget the Eclipse! The wait is almost over. The St. Louis movie event of the summer is this weekend! The Room  screens Midnights This Weekend (August 25th and 26th) at the Tivoli – with Tommy Wiseau in Person (!!!) as part of the Reel Late at the Tivoli Midnight Series. All seats $15.00, no passes.

There will be thousands of plastic spoons flying through the air in the Tivoli’s main screen this weekend. Grown men in tuxedoes will be throwing footballs three feet away from each other in the Tivoli’s lobby. What’s going on and who will that strange man with the sunglasses, odd accent and black stringy hair be that everyone will be crowded around?

Our city is bracing itself for the arrival of the one and only Tommy Wiseau! St. Louis-area fans of The Room »

- Tom Stockman

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Stephen Frears to Receive Award at Venice Film Festival

17 August 2017 3:58 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

British filmmaker Stephen Frears is to be awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at this year’s 74th Venice Film Festival. The award celebrates a filmmaker who is considered to have made an original contribution to innovation in contemporary cinema.

Stephen Frears seems to challenge the very idea of a monolithic definition of his cinema,” Alberto Barbera, director of the festival, said in a statement. “Along with Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, he is one of the most vibrant and representative exponents of contemporary British cinema.”

Frears, who received Oscar nominations for “The Grifters” and “The Queen,” returns to Venice this year for a fifth time with his new film “Victoria & Abdul,” which reunites him with “Philomena” star Judi Dench. Frears has competed for the Golden Lion at four previous Venice festivals with “Liam” (2000), “Dirty Pretty Things” (2002), “The Queen” (2006) and “Philomena” (2013). All four films won festival prizes, but Frears has yet to claim the coveted »

- Robert Mitchell

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Seth Rogen to Produce ‘Good Boys’ R-Rated Comedy Movie

16 August 2017 12:20 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Seth Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures and Good Universe will produce the R-rated comedy “Good Boys” with Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky directing from their own script in their feature directorial debut.

Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver will produce. Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake will executive produce. Josh Fagen is overseeing for Point Grey and Brady Fujikawa is overseeing for Good Universe.

The project, described as being in the vein of Rogen’s “Sausage Party” and “Superbad,” is about four 12-year-olds caught between childhood innocence and lewd teenage corruption, who embark on a quest from the Los Angeles suburb of Tarzana to the Sherman Oaks Galleria to replace a broken drone before their parents get home.

Rogen starred in, co-wrote and exec produced “Superbad.” He produced and co-wrote “Sausage Party” and voiced the main characters.

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New Coen Brothers Anthology Series Headed To Netflix

16 August 2017 11:53 AM, PDT | Age of the Nerd | See recent Age of the Nerd news »

(Aotn) Best known for their work in the realm of film, brothers Ethan and Joel Coen are well on their way to further making their mark in the TV realm as well! It has just been revealed that Netflix has acquired the rights to the Coen Brothers Western anthology series “The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs”.  This will mark the Coen Brothers first work as writers and directors for television, although they do have executive producer credits.

The first season of the series will consist of six episodes and is said to begin streaming on Netflix sometime in 2018.  Here’s what we know about the series so far:

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” will be divided into six different stories, each one focusing on a different viewpoint and tale of the Wild Wild WestTim Blake Nelson (O’Brother, The Incredible Hulk) will take on the role of Buster Scruggs, the hero of the story, »

- Kristyn Clarke

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Is Fighting Sexism In Film and TV By Becoming a Producer

16 August 2017 11:23 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

When Jessica Chastain condemned cinematic portrayals of women after spending 10 days as a Cannes Film Festival juror, Maggie Gyllenhaal had deja vu: She had a similar experience as a member of the Berlin International Film Festival’s jury in February. After watching 25 movies in two weeks, the actress grew frustrated.

“There were some amazing performances by women, but one of them was about this woman obsessed with her lover, and in two others, the women were mentally ill,” she said. “So I really related to what Jessica Chastain said. In my life, I think there have been very few representations of women that feel like something I can actually recognize as relating to my experience.”

Now, as a producer on both of her upcoming projects, she’s finding a new way to address that challenge.

Gyllenhaal was speaking from the set of “The Kindergarten Teacher,” the second film from writer-director Sara Colangelo, »

- Eric Kohn

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HBO Producer Sentenced to Prison After Pleading Guilty to Dragging Body of Mother of Three Into NYC Hallway

15 August 2017 4:41 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A HBO producer was sentenced Tuesday to one year and one day in prison after dragging the body of a mother of three into a hallway two years ago in order to hide an alleged drug dealers apartment.

Marc Henry Johnson, 53, admitted in March to dragging the body of Kiersten Cerveny, a Long Island doctor, into the hallway of his friend’s apartment after she overdosed in 2015. He also pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact.

Johnson and Cerveny, 38, allegedly spent the hours before she died in various New York City bars drinking and snorting cocaine, a spokesperson for the U. »

- Alexia Fernandez

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James Cameron praises Alien: Covenant, calls it “beautiful”

15 August 2017 2:04 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

James Cameron has spoken well of Alien: Covenant, calling it a “beautiful” film.

Ridley Scott’s latest effort in the iconic Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant, hasn’t performed as well as expected with either fans or critics. It has been pretty divisive among fans of the franchise, much like its predecessor, Prometheus.

However, James Cameron, who, of course, famously directed Aliens, has commented on Covenant, speaking fondly of it for the most part.

“I thought that Alien: Covenant was a great ride. It was beautiful. I love Ridley’s films, I love his filmmaking; I love the beauty of the photography. I love the visceral sense that you’re that, that you’re present. It’s not a film that I would have made. I hope I’m not spoiling this for anybody, but I don’t like films where you invest in a character and they get destroyed at the end. »

- Samuel Brace

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‘Blame’: First-Time Filmmaker Quinn Shephard’s Buzzy Feature Debut Set for Winter Release

15 August 2017 12:48 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Samuel Goldwyn Films has announced today the acquisition of Quinn Shephard’s teen drama “Blame,” which bowed earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The New Jersey native was just 15 when she came up with the idea for what would become her feature directorial debut, a modern high school-set take on Arthur Miller’s classic play “The Crucible.” Seven years later her ambitious idea, Shephard debuted the film at Tribeca, one that she not only stars in, but also wrote, directed, edited and produced. At 22, she’s reached a benchmark that usually takes most filmmakers a few more years of work.

Read More:‘Blame’ Review: Quinn Shephard Makes a Strong First Impression in Her Debut as Writer, Director, and Star

The film follows Shephard as high school outcast Abigail Grey, who returns to high school after a mysterious incident the year before, only to form a taboo bond with »

- Kate Erbland

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Our 20 most anticipated movies at #TIFF17 so far!

15 August 2017 11:45 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Our 20 most anticipated movies at #TIFF17 so far!Our 20 most anticipated movies at #TIFF17 so far!Adriana Floridia8/15/2017 1:45:00 Pm

Movie lovers from all around the world look forward to the Toronto International Film Festival each and every year. One of the largest film festivals in the world, Canada’s own Tiff is always guaranteed to satisfy every type of movie fan—with big Hollywood titles to smaller indie films, international cinema, horror and genre films.

Today Tiff announced a plethora of additional titles to their already stacked line-up. Every week, Tiff has been adding new films to their 2017 slate, and we're becoming overwhelmed with the amount of films that we want to see at the festival this year. In addition to the ten films we previously highlighted, we've added ten more titles to our list to give you an ultimate guide regarding twenty of the hottest movies you'll want to either see, »

- Adriana Floridia

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Tiff 2017 Does TV: Primetime Line-Up to Premiere ‘The Deuce’ and ‘The Girlfriend Experience’

15 August 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

For the third year, the Toronto International Film Festival is bringing TV to the well-respected fest, spotlighting a few highly anticipated upcoming series from Netflix, HBO, and Starz, along with international entries representing new voices in the marketplace.

Read More:tiff Adds More Titles, Including ‘The Florida Project,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ New Films From Brie Larson and Louis C.K., and Many More

As with last year, Tiff is focusing the Primetime line-up on a limited selection of options, but screening multiple episodes of its five picks. According to Tiff programmer Michael Lerman, the limited number of selections was part of a festival-wide decision to shrink the number of events down, in order to “tighten up the focus a little bit.”

“That way, we can hyperfocus on [the screenings] and make them the best events they can be,” he told IndieWire.

Making its Canadian debut will be HBO’s “The Deuce,” the highly anticipated »

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Tiff 2017 Does TV: Primetime Line-Up to Premiere ‘The Deuce’ and ‘The Girlfriend Experience’

15 August 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

For the third year, the Toronto International Film Festival is bringing TV to the well-respected fest, spotlighting a few highly anticipated upcoming series from Netflix, HBO, and Starz, along with international entries representing new voices in the marketplace.

Read More:tiff Adds More Titles, Including ‘The Florida Project,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ New Films From Brie Larson and Louis C.K., and Many More

As with last year, Tiff is focusing the Primetime line-up on a limited selection of options, but screening multiple episodes of its five picks. According to Tiff programmer Michael Lerman, the limited number of selections was part of a festival-wide decision to shrink the number of events down, in order to “tighten up the focus a little bit.”

“That way, we can hyperfocus on [the screenings] and make them the best events they can be,” he told IndieWire.

Making its Canadian debut will be HBO’s “The Deuce,” the highly anticipated »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Oscars Champ A24 Launches ‘The Florida Project’ Trailer

14 August 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Coming off a dazzling best picture win for Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” distributor A24 has locked in a wide-ranging slate of awards season players. Since last we checked, the company has acquired Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” (Nov. 10), which joins Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s “Woodshock” (Sept. 22), Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project” (Oct. 6), Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” (Oct. 27) and James Franco’s “The Disaster Artist” (Dec. 1) in an appropriately eclectic stable.

(Andrew Haigh’s “Lean on Pete” is also in the quiver, bowing at the Venice film festival later this month, but it is likely to be a 2018 release.)

The question in all of this is how far A24 can make it through the season with how many of these drastically different projects. “Lady Bird” has a good shot at wide-ranging appeal, tackling terrain similar to one of the company’s 2016 players, “20th Century Women.” But Baker’s Cannes sensation is an exciting »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Film Review: ‘Going to Brazil’

11 August 2017 10:25 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Actor-turned-director Patrick Mille’s “Going to Brazil” basically takes the “Spring Breakers” conceit and adds a dash of “The Hangover,” as four vacant hotties blunder into criminal peril while on vacation. But while “Spring Breakers” without James Franco was a dire prospect, “Going to Brazil” delivers a slicker, livelier, less repetitious dose of trashy fun. If it doesn’t have anything as out-there or memorable as Franco’s performance, it also has nothing in the torture-chamber realm of constantly hearing the voiceover narration of barely legal ditzbags whining, “It wasn’t supposed to be like this!!”

While to an extent “Brazil” channels a familiar genre-pic xenophobia — go abroad and life is suddenly fraught with drugs, guns and gangsters — it’s snarkily pessimistic about the motherland as well. Our 30-ish heroines are hardly innocents: Restaurant cook Chloe (Margot Bancilhon) resentfully leaps from one fast-ditching boyfriend to the next; the indeterminately employed Lily (Philippine Stindel) has world-class anger issues »

- Dennis Harvey

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The 20 Best Crime Films of the 21st Century, From ‘Memento’ to ‘Zodiac’

11 August 2017 2:14 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

No genre illustrates the evolution of cinema better than the crime film. As recently as the ’90s, Hollywood regularly released stories of cops-and-robber showdowns and mystery-thrillers based on best-selling novels — but as the middle class continues to disappear from Hollywood films, smart crime stories moved to television (see: “The Sopranos,” “The Wire,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Night Of,” et. al.).

Outside the studios, there is a longstanding tradition – from the B-movies to the Coen brothers – of new directors showcasing their filmmaking chops with dark, stylish, and intense crime sagas. A surge of new filmmakers in the ’90s brought fresh interpretations to the genre, from the pastiche of “Reservoir Dogs” to the unnerving realism in “Boyz n the Hood.”

Read MoreThe 50 Best Films of the ’90s, From ‘Pulp Fiction’ to ‘Groundhog Day

These days, many of the best contemporary directors — including Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Mann, the Coens, Park Chan-wook and Spike Lee – still love the genre, »

- Chris O'Falt, Kate Erbland, David Ehrlich, Zack Sharf, Jamie Righetti, Michael Nordine, Steve Greene and Jude Dry

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Newswire: There’s only one thing Tommy Wiseau doesn’t like about The Disaster Artist

11 August 2017 9:10 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

There are many mysteries surrounding Tommy Wiseau. His nationality, for example, or where he got the $6 million he used to make The Room. (Wiseau told Entertainment Weekly in 2008 that some of the money came from importing leather jackets from Korea, but he won’t say beyond that.) And now EW brings us another one: Why Wiseau would dislike the book version of The Disaster Artist, actor Greg Sestero’s memoir about working on Wiseau’s accidentally hilarious terrible labor of love, but love the movie.

That’s a disingenuous question, though, given that Occam’s Razor tells us that the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. And the simple answer, based on The Disaster Artist director James Franco’s new interview with EW, is attention. Tommy Wiseau loves attention of any sort. Here’s how Franco tells it:

He didn’t see it until SXSW, and we »

- Katie Rife

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Josh Duhamel, James Franco Turn Death Into Entertainment in 'The Show' Trailer

11 August 2017 8:37 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

In The Show, a thriller directed by Giancarlo Esposito (of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul fame), Josh Duhamel plays Adam Rogers, a reality show host who finds himself in an unusual situation.

Rogers is a Chris Harrison-like figure who hosts a dating show that ends in an attempted murder, wherein the runner-up tries to shoot and kill the winner.

As a result of Rogers' quick thinking, he is heralded as a "national hero" (here, James Franco plays an excitable morning show host who heaps praise on Rogers), and »

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