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'The Conjuring' Spin-Off 'Annabelle' Gets October 2014 Release Date

7 July 2014 4:59 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have issued an October 3, 2014 release date for The Conjuring spin-off Annabelle. The thriller will go up against 20th Century Fox's Gone Girl in wide release, along with limited release titles The Good Lie and The Hero of Color City.

No story details have been confirmed, but the project is based on the haunted doll Annabelle, which was featured in last year's hit thriller The Conjuring. The demonic toy was a part of a collection kept by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorrainne Warren (Patrick Wilson) and Vera Farmiga) in The Conjuring.

Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard and Eric Ladin star in Annabelle, with The Conjuring cinematographer John R. Leonetti directing from a script by Gary Dauberman. Peter Safran will serve as producer with The Conjuring director James Wan executive producing.

With its release just three months away, the first footage and images will likely surface in the near future, »

- MovieWeb

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Billy Zane Joins Indie 'Supreme Ruler' (Exclusive)

19 June 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Billy Zane has joined the cast of indie Supreme Ruler, starring Ron Livingston.  Marking the feature directorial debut of Duane Edwards, Supreme Ruler also will star Natalie Zea, Vincent D’Onofrio, Marcia Gay Harden and Brian Geraghty. The drama with comedic sensibilities follows a small-town man (Livingston) who dreams of becoming "Supreme Ruler" of his local Buffalo Lodge, but is challenged by a hard-drinking womanizer (D'Onofrio). The two adversaries are forced to travel to the Buffalo National Convention in Chicago in order to win the support of the organization's national leaders. Photos 35 of 2014's Most Anticipated Movies: 'X-

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- Rebecca Ford

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Review Round-Up: Last Vegas & The Pretty One

15 June 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to the latest entry in our brand-new feature here on Nerdly – the Review Round-Up – where we take a look at some of the weeks new releases in smaller, more succinct capsule reviews with a rating to let you know whether to Rent, Buy, or wait for Netflix and/or other streaming services…

Last Vegas

Stars: Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen, Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco | Written by Dan Fogelman | Directed by Jon Turteltaub

What starts out as a seemingly geriatric take on The Hangover, Last Vegas sees wealthy and wild bachelor Billy (Douglas), grouchy grump Paddy (De Niro), lovable family man Archie (Freeman) and ladies man Sam (Kline), who have been best friends since childhood, journey to the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas with a plan to stop acting their age and to relive their glory days when Billy, the group’s young at heart ladies’ man, »

- Phil Wheat

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Anna Kendrick and Melanie Lynskey lead very different lives in Joe Swanberg's 'Happy Christmas'

11 June 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

It may not be revolutionary to note that twentysomethings are different from thirtysomethings, but in director Joe Swanberg’s latest, Happy Christmas, he takes that idea to the next level when Anna Kendrick’s hard-partying Jenny moves in with her brother (Swanberg), his wife (Melanie Lynskey), and their young child.

Though Jenny might neglect responsibility at every turn, her presence actually helps Kelly (Lynskey) confront the state of her own artistic aspirations, allowing Swanberg to explore the very real tensions that emerge when one party in the relationship takes on the lion’s share of domestic responsibilities. “I’m excited »

- Lindsey Bahr

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'The Pretty One' Clip with Jake Johnson and Zoe Kazan | Exclusive

2 June 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Written and directed by Jen&#233e Lamarque, the dark comedy The Pretty One features Zoe Kazan in a complex, balancing act of a performance as she plays identical twin sisters Laurel and Audrey. The two young women reunite for their birthday, and when tragedy strikes, Laurel, the sweet but painfully awkward sister, finds a chance to reinvent herself with all the confidence, style and independence that Audrey possesses. Check out our exclusive clip as the DVD and Digital HD debuts this week, featuring a confrontation between Jake Johnson and Ron Livingston as they come to blows on Audrey's porch over a misunderstanding.

Audrey (Zoe Kazan) has all of the qualities that her identical twin sister Laurel (Zoe Kazan) wishes she possessed: confidence, style, independence. Alternately, Laurel, sweet but painfully awkward, feels stuck in her life, still living at home, coddling their father and obsessed with the boy next door, for whom she used to babysit. »

- MovieWeb

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‘Happy Christmas’ Trailer: Anna Kendrick & Joe Swanberg Ring In The Holidays

20 May 2014 2:22 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

You might be inclined to make a few quick assumptions about the intentions of Happy Christmas by virtue of its title alone. After all, what else could a film so monikered be about other than finding sappy, phone baloney catharsis in the spirit of the season? In nine out of ten cases, you’d be spot-on with any preconceptions you brew up about a film with that sort of appellation, but Happy Christmas is the ten where your guesswork will fail you.

That’s because Happy Christmas is the product of Joe Swanberg, perhaps best known for his 2013 film, Drinking Buddies, which saw him collaborate with performers like Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Ron Livingston, and Anna Kendrick. Happy Christmas sees Swanberg re-team with Kendrick in his Chicago roots; this time around, though, she’s Swanberg’s star, the figure at the center of his latest movie about arrested ...

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- Andy Crump

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Watch First Trailer For Joe Swanberg’s Happy Christmas

20 May 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Joe Swanberg just cannot stop making movies. Since 2011, he has directed eleven feature films and does not look to be slowing down anytime soon. Last year marked Swanberg’s first real flirtation into the mainstream with Drinking Buddies, which featured Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Ron Livingston and Anna Kendrick – by far the starriest cast he’s ever had. Now, a trailer has dropped for Swanberg’s latest, Happy Christmas, which finds him reuniting with Anna Kendrick once again. Could this be the beginning of a new phase in the director’s career?

The trailer for Happy Christmas certainly seems similar, tonally, to Drinking Buddies, but this time the focus is primarily on Kendrick. She plays Jenny, an immature young adult who moves in with her brother’s family and proceeds to shake up their idyllic life while simultaneously entering a relationship with the family’s baby-sitter/pot dealer. Joe Swanberg »

- Ken Guidry

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2014 Cannes Acquisitions: Volume One

17 May 2014 8:25 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Entertainment One has picked up North American rights to fashion documentary "Dior And I" for a theatrical release later this year. Frederic Tcheng's behind-the-scenes dock looks at the creation of Raf Simons’ first Haute Couture collection for the House of Christian Dior.

Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights for Susanna Fogel's "Life Partners". Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs, Adam Brody and Gabourey Sidibe star in the story of a straight woman and a lesbian best friend who find their relationship dynamics changing after the former falls for a new man.

Lionsgate has acquired U.K. rights to Adam Smith's directorial debut "Trespass Against Us" which begins shooting this Summer. Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal and Rory Kinnear star in the story of three generations of the rowdy outlaw Cutler family.

The Weinstein Company has payed an estimated $3 million for U.S. rights to the Irish filmmaker John Carney »

- Garth Franklin

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Cannes 2014: find out which films have been picked up for U.S. distribution

16 May 2014 4:57 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Lionsgate has purchased the North American rights for Dark Blood, the last film starring River Phoenix (My Own Private Idaho) before he passed away in 1993. Directed and written by George Sluizer (The Vanishing), the upcoming thriller follows the story of Boy (Phoenix), a young widower living as a hermit on a nuclear testing site in the desert. While traveling solo on his “second” honeymoon, Boy discovers a stranded Hollywood couple. Desiring the woman, Boy decides to hold them captive because he finds himself under the impression that he can create a better world with her. The upcoming drama, set to be released via VOD, »

- Pamela Gocobachi

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Cannes: Michelle Monaghan’s ‘Fort Bliss’ Gets U.S. Distribution

16 May 2014 8:27 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Phase 4 Films has bought North American distribution rights to drama “Fort Bliss,” starring Michelle Monaghan, and plans a fall release.

Producers are John Sullivan, Adam Silver, Patrick Cunningham, and Brendan McDonald.

Claudia Myers directed from her own script. Monaghan portrays a U.S. Army medic and single mother who returns home after an extended tour of duty in Afghanistan to discover the bond with her five-year-old son has been broken.

Ron Livingston, Freddy Rodriguez, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Pablo Schreiber and John Savage also star.

The deal was negotiated by Phase 4′s Katharyn Howe with Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard of Voltage on behalf of the filmmakers.

 

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- Dave McNary

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Cannes: Phase 4 Acquires North American Rights To ‘Fort Bliss’

16 May 2014 3:37 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Phase 4 Films has landed North American distribution on Fort Bliss, the Claudia Myers-directed drama that stars Michelle Monaghan, Ron Livingston, Freddy Rodriguez, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gbenga Akkinagbe, Pablo Schreiber and John Savage. Phase 4′s Katharyn Howe and brokered the deal with Voltage’s Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard. Pic will be released in the fall. The film tells the story of a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother who returns home after an extended tour of duty in Afghanistan to discover the bond with her 5-year-old son has been broken. While struggling to reclaim her son’s affection, she must also reintegrate into life after war, haunted by harrowing memories from Afghanistan. Fort Bliss not only explores the incredible sacrifices made every day by men and women in the armed services, but the price that’s paid by their families as well. Myers wrote the script, and »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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Movie Review – Touchy Feely (2013)

15 May 2014 11:27 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Touchy Feely, 2013.

Written and Directed by Lynn Shelton.

Starring Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page, Scoot McNairy, Ron Livingston, Allison Janney and Josh Pais.

Synopsis:

A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother’s floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch.

Apparently the availability of healing hands is limited to one set per household. Writer/Director Lynn Shelton (Your Sister’s Sister), now almost notorious for her access to a stable of respected stars that really really want to make independent cinema, ploughs these connections to the hilt for her follow-up, Touchy Feely, a feature of 2013′s Sundance Festival which is now finally reaching our very own big, albeit limited, screens this weekend.

And looking at the line-up of featured players, you can almost feel the weight of Shelton’s »

- Gary Collinson

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Cannes: Movies With Pickup Buzz in the Market

14 May 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

4 Minute Mile

Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud

Producers: Mark Disalle, Deborah Moore, Jennifer Reibman, Micah Sparks

Cast: Analeigh Tipton, Cam Gigandet, Kim Basinger

Sales: Double Dutch Intl.

Autobahn

Director: Eran Creevy

Producers: Joel Silver, Ben Pugh, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Rory Aitken

Cast: Felicity Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley

A young American couple is caught between two ruthless criminals.

Sales: Im Global

Before I Disappear

Director: Shawn Christensen

Producers: Shawn Christensen, Damon Russell, Lucan Toh, Terry Leonard, Paul Wesley

Cast: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum

Feature based on 2012 Oscar-winning short “Curfew,” about a man forced to look after his precocious 11-year-old niece. Market premiere.

Sales: Electric Entertainment

The Better Angels

Director: A. J. Edwards

Producers: Terrence Malick, Nicolas Gonda, Jake DeVito and Charley Beil

Cast: Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley

The story of Abraham Lincoln’s youth. Market premiere.

Sales: Electric Entertainment

Cell

Director: Tod “Kip” Williams

Producers: Richard Saperstein, »

- Variety Staff

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'Boardwalk Empire' Season 4 Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD August 19th

9 May 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Emmy Award winning Boardwalk Empire is back on August 19, 2014 when the fourth season debuts on Blu-ray ($79.98), DVD ($59.99) and Digital HD. The Blu-ray set also comes with a Digital HD copy. After barely surviving an overthrow attempt by gangster Gyp Rossetti, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk. However, the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power-broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible lure of lucrative - and perilous - opportunities in Florida. Featuring "achingly good performances," (The Chicago Tribune), Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season is jam-packed with exclusive bonus material and is not to be missed!

Exclusive Blu-ray Features (along with all DVD extras):

Boardwalk Chronicle - an interactive, in-feature guide which offers character and location info as well as historical facts that are woven into each episode. »

- MovieWeb

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Anna Kendrick, Orlando Bloom, Sam Rockwell join Digging for Fire

1 May 2014 12:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rosemarie DeWitt and Jake Johnson have been announced for Joe Swanberg's Digging for Fire.

Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Brie Larson, Orlando Bloom, Jenny Slate and comedian Mike Birbiglia will also feature in the indie film, which has already completed production, reports The Wrap.

The film reunites Kendrick and Swanberg after Drinking Buddies and Happy Christmas. Johnson also starred in 2013's Drinking Buddies alongside Olivia Wilde and Ron Livingston.

Details of the film - which was written by Swanberg and Johnson - remain under wraps.

Beasts of the Southern Wild director of photography Ben Richardson shot Digging for Fire on 35mm.

Bloom has most recently been seen reprising his Lord of the Rings role as Legolas in The Hobbit.

Digging for Fire is assumed to be named after the Pixies song 'Dig for Fire'. »

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Anna Kendrick And Jake Johnson To Re-Team With Joe Swanberg On Digging For Fire

30 April 2014 6:29 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Indie darling Joe Swanberg caught the attention of the mainstream moviegoing public last year when he released Drinking Buddies, the smart and refreshing comedy that boasted fantastic chemistry from its main cast, which consisted of Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick and Ron Livingston. Now, the director is re-teaming with Johnson and Kendrick for his next film, Digging For Fire.

The Wrap is reporting that the two actors will be joined by Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell, Brie Larson, Orlando Bloom, Jenny Slate and comedian Mike Birbiglia. That’s a pretty awesome cast, and with a script from Johnson and Swanberg, the potential for this film to turn out to be just as enjoyable as the director’s last effort is certainly there.

Perhaps the most surprising thing to come out of all this though is that Swanberg is already done shooting. Yup, that’s right. Digging For Fire has already wrapped production. »

- Matt Joseph

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Join our live Emmy chat with Gretchen Mol ('Boardwalk Empire') this Wednesday

29 April 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

What did Gretchen Mol think of her character’s dramatic arrest at the end of the latest season of “Boardwalk Empire?” We’ll be asking her about it in our live chat Wednesday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m. Pt/ 1:00 p.m. Et on Gold Derby's home page. -Break- Join the fierce 'Boardwalk Empire' discussion going on right now in our notorious message boards Mol plays Gillian Darmody, who we saw this past season struggle with a heroin addiction and fight for custody of her grandson Tommy. Her troubles escalated when the man she fell in love with, Roy Phillips (Ron Livingston), turned out to be an undercover Pinkerton detective who had her arrested for first degree murder. Subscribe to Gold Derby's YouTube Channel Take part in our chat by adding your comments or questions in our chat room box that will appear next to the video box on our home page. »

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Indie Spotlight: James White, A New Feature from Borderline Films Starring Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, Ron Livingston, and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi

19 April 2014 6:01 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Borderline Films, the production company behind Afterschool, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and Simon Killer, is now looking to give their fans an opportunity to contribute to their newest feature, James White.  Filmmakers Antonio Campos, Sean Durkin, and Josh Mond (who makes his directorial debut on this film) are reaching out via Kickstarter to help secure post-production editing costs and music rights.  James White is in good company, as the banner's previous films have played the Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, New York Film Festival, and Toronto International Film Festival, and have been nominated for five Independent Spirit Awards, four Gotham Awards, and won Best Director at Sundance (Sean Durkin for Martha Marcy May Marlene).  In addition to the behind-the-scenes names that are becoming quite familiar on the festival circuit, the pictures features Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, Ron Livingston, and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi in front of the camera as well. »

- Dave Trumbore

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First Look At Christopher Abbott In Josh Mond’s ‘James White’ & Kickstarter Campaign Underway

11 April 2014 4:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We’ve always liked to support the smaller projects and Josh Mond’s James White needs you to finish what they’ve started, and you can help via Kickstarter to get the post-production, editing, sounds design/mixing, and securing music rights side of the film completed!

We’re bringing this one to your attention for a couple of reasons. It’s not just because the team at Borderline Films already have an intelligent and powerful project history but mainly because we believe in these guys and the films they’re making…and want you to be a part of something unique.

Borderline Films, is made up of three filmmakers: Mond, Antonio Campos, and Sean Durkin. Ten years after founding Borderline as film students at Nyu, their feature films have played at the Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, New York Film Festival, and Toronto International Film Festival. They’ve been »

- Dan Bullock

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Fort Bliss (2014) Movie Trailer: Michelle Monaghan is a War Veteran

9 April 2014 10:48 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Fort Bliss Trailer. Claudia MyersFort Bliss (2014) movie trailer stars Michelle Monaghan, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Pablo Schreiber, Ron Livingston, and Freddy Rodríguez. Fort Bliss‘ plot synopsis: “After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship [...]

Continue reading: Fort Bliss (2014) Movie Trailer: Michelle Monaghan is a War Veteran »

- Rollo Tomasi

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