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Blood Father Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on October 11th

12 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The action-packed thriller Blood Father, starring Mel Gibson, arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD on October 11 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film is currently available On Demand.

A father makes his own justice in the edge-of-your-seat thriller Blood Father, starring Mel Gibson and arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD on October 11from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand. Directed by award-winning director Jean-François Richet (Assault on Precinct 13) and written for the screen by Peter Craig (The Town) and Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) from Peter Craig’s novel, the high-paced action film premiered at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. Mel Gibson is accompaniedby Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, and Oscar® nominee William H. Macy (Best Supporting Actor, Fargo, 1996) in the nonstop thrill ride. The Blood Father Blu-ray and DVD include a behind-the-scenes featurette and »

- Tom Stockman

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‘The Queen of Hollywood Blvd’ Mixes Debt and Revenge Against a Throwback La Backdrop

29 September 2016 7:14 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Here’s your daily dose of an indie film, web series, TV pilot, what-have-you in progress, as presented by the creators themselves. At the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a project you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

The Queen of Hollywood Blvd

Logline: The proud owner of a Los Angeles strip club finds herself in hot water over a twenty-five year old debt to the mob, leading her on a downward spiral of violence and revenge through the underbelly of Los Angeles.

Elevator Pitch:

On her 60th birthday, Queen Mary (Rosemary Hochschild) receives a visit from Duke (Roger Guenveur Smith), a gangster who shows up out of the past to take back her beloved, aging Hollywood nightclub, given to her 25 years ago. But Duke is not a guy to be messed with, »

- Steve Greene

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Twin Peaks: The Original Series, Fire Walk with Me & The Missing Pieces

24 September 2016 7:17 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

David Lynch and Mark Frost's 1990 TV series looks better than ever, while the 1992 feature prequel digs deeper in Laura Palmer's unpleasant final days without as many rewards. CBS's 9-disc retrospective is a setup for the highly awaited series continuation -- delayed by 25 years. Twin Peaks: The Original Series, Fire Walk with Me & The Missing Pieces Blu-ray CBS / Paramount 1990 & 1992 / Color / 1:37 flat full frame & 1:78 widescreen / 25 hours + 134 min. / Street Date September 20, 2016 / 72,99 Starring (series) Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Wise, Sheryl Lee, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Warren Frost, Peggy Lipton, James Marshall, Everett McGill, Jack Nance, Joan Chen, Piper Laurie, Kimmy Robertson, Eric Da Re, Harry Goaz, Michael Horse,Russ Tamblyn, Kenneth Welsh, Wendy Robie, Miguel Ferrer, David Lynch, Heather Graham, Dan O'Herlihy, Billy Zane, James Booth, Michael Parks, Lenny von Dohlen, Hank Worden, David Duchovny, Walter Olkewicz, Jane Greer, David L. Lander, »

- Glenn Erickson

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Yoga Hosers Review

1 September 2016 9:03 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Thanks to my surprisingly contrarian adoration of Kevin Smith (amongst critics, at least), I sat down for Yoga Hosers filled with curious excitement. One Kevin Smith movie packs more personality than some filmmakers produce over an entire career, and his daddy-daughter feature teased bizarre delicacies beyond Earthly words.

Alas, my take on Smith’s Canadian zero-to-hero nightmare aligns with most other negative views, but it’s still an admirably passionate project that I salute the renegade director for tackling. Smith takes tremendous creative risks every time he pens a script, and sometimes they become Clerks, or Tusk, or Zack And Miri Make A Porno, while other times they’re Yoga Hosers. It’s a numbers game, really.

So – regrettably – let’s get to the not fun part.

Yoga Hosers is a hollow genre mashup that can be best described as Buzzfeed meets Jem And The Holograms meets a neat-enough podcast discussion. »

- Matt Donato

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Blood Father Review

29 August 2016 6:00 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Blood Father is yet another entry into the Aged-Action-Star-Still-Kicks-Ass subgenre (see the Taken franchise, Red movies, Expendables silliness), proving that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks – and you might not have to.

Mel Gibson grows out his best Grizzly Adams beard and talks with a throat full a gravel, going the “ex-con with a heart of gold” route to brutally enjoyable extremes. Torn from the pages of Peter Craig’s adapted novel is a bloody, thug-riddled story of one father’s love knowing no bounds; sweet in sentiments, and salty in its gritty retribution. It’s nothing tremendously inventive, but director Jean-François Richet still paints a vengeful portrait of California livin’ in the scumminess of society’s underbelly – and the things we’d do to ensure our loved ones escape.

Gibson stars as “Link,” a sober ex-criminal who spent most of his life drinking, fighting and all the other dirtiness in-between. »

- Matt Donato

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Film Review: ‘Greater’

23 August 2016 8:02 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

When it comes to the all-time greatest walk-on (i.e. non-scholarship) college football player, Arkansas offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth easily bests Notre Dame’s more famous Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger. In terms of their biopics, however, “Greater” — an account of Burlsworth’s inspiring rise and tragic demise — pales in comparison to the latter’s beloved “Rudy.” An insistent, clunky sermon about triumph through faith, David Hunt’s film is so determined to turn its subject into a Christ-like saint that it loses any sense of him as an actual flesh-and-blood man, the result being a third-string sports saga only apt to play to its devout target audience.

Burlsworth was a heavyset Arkansas kid who, without any prior commitment from the nationally ranked team, fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming an Arkansas Razorbacks member in 1994 — a feat that was then surpassed when he became an all-American offensive lineman during his senior year, »

- Nick Schager

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Film Guide: What Movie Should I Watch This Weekend? (August 12, 2016)

11 August 2016 1:32 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every week, a bevy of new releases (independent or otherwise), open in theaters. That’s why we created the Weekly Film Guide, filled with basic plot, personnel and cinema information for all of this week’s fresh offerings.

For August, we’ve also put together a list for the entire month. We’ve included this week’s list below, complete with information on screening locations for films in limited release.

See More: Here Are All the Upcoming Movies in Theaters for August 2016

Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, August 12. All synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.

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Anthropoid

Director: Sean Ellis

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Harry Lloyd, Jamie Dornan, Toby Jones

Synopsis: “Anthropoid” is based on the extraordinary true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czechoslovakian operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution, »

- Steve Greene

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[Review] Blood Father

9 August 2016 12:29 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

If this be the movie jail that Mel Gibson is destined to die in, it could be a whole lot worse. Blood Father, directed by Jean-François Richet (Mesrine, Assault on Precinct 13), works remarkably well as a grindhouse throwback, sporting a screenplay (from Peter Craig and Andrea Berloff, based on Craig’s novel) that’s better than it has any right to be.

John Link (Gibson) is a burned-out alcoholic who we meet in the middle of an AA meeting. He’s celebrating two years sober while still lamenting the bridges he’s burned and a daughter he hasn’t seen in some time. Only moments later, Link and his daughter, Lydia (Erin Moriarty), are reunited, a hail of gunfire and some bad men following them. “She’s every loser’s lucky day,” Link says of her, a drug addict who accidentally pulled the trigger on her criminal boyfriend, Jonah »

- Dan Mecca

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First TV spot for action thriller Blood Father starring Mel Gibson

3 August 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release later this month, a new TV spot has arrived online for director Jean-Francois Richet’s upcoming action thriller Blood Father which stars Mel GibsonErin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy and Elisabeth Rohm; check it out below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Blood Father

After her drug kingpin boyfriend frames her for stealing a fortune in cartel cash, 18 year old Lydia goes on the run, with only one ally in this whole wide world: her perennial screw-up of a dad, John Link, who’s been a drunk, a drug addict, a motorcycle outlaw, and a convict in his time, and now is determined to keep his little girl from harm and, for once in his life, do the right thing…

Blood Father is set for release on August 25th.

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- Amie Cranswick

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15 Films to See in August

1 August 2016 10:42 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

August can often be thought of as a January-esque dumping ground for Hollywood, and that notion is certainly refuted when looking at this month’s releases. With one of the summer’s best studio offerings, a few more more promising ones, and some of our festival favorites from the last year (and even further back), there is no shortage of promising options. We should also note that Multiple Maniacs, Elevator to the Gallows, and Howards End are all getting substantial theatrical re-releases throughout the month, so seek those restorations if they are coming near you.

Matinees to See: Neither Heaven Nor Earth (8/5), Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny (8/5), The Tenth Man (8/5), The Lost Arcade (8/12), Anthropoid (8/12), My King (8/12), Florence Foster Jenkins (8/12), Disorder (8/12), When Two Worlds Collide (8/17), Imperium (8/19), A Tale of Love and Darkness (8/19), The People vs. Fritz Bauer (8/19), Spa Night (8/19), War Dogs (8/19), A Complete Unknown (8/26), Don’t Breathe (8/26), Hands of Stone (8/26), and »

- Jordan Raup

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Jessica Chastain in Talks for ‘The Division,’ Oprah Winfrey Reteams with Ava DuVernay, & More

28 July 2016 8:59 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

With the hopeful success of Michael Fassbender jumping off buildings, Ubisoft is gearing up for an adaptation of another one of their video games titled The Division, which already stars Jake Gyllenhaal. Now, THR reports Jessica Chastain may join the Nightcrawler star in the dystopian action thriller set in New York City after a smallpox outbreak leaves the world torn. Hollywood has long-since tried to bring video games to the big screen, usually with muddled results. Star caliber of this rate is a good starting point, but who is set to helm and pen the film will be the next test to see how serious Ubisoft is to make this work. Chastain was most recently seen in The Huntsman: Winter’s War, and she’s slated for six films over the next year. Gyllenhaal is also producing the film with Gerard Guillemot of Ubisoft.

In non-button-mashing news, it’s been »

- Mike Mazzanti

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Shooting Is Underway On Scott Cooper’s Hostiles As Ben Foster Joins Star-Studded Cast

27 July 2016 1:14 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Scott Cooper’s Western pic Hostiles has officially entered production – but not before Ben Foster can join the starry cast.

Deadline has the scoop, confirming that Foster – best known for roles in The Finest Hours and Duncan Jones’ fantasy epic Warcraft: The Beginning – is bound for the frontier alongside Christian Bale and Gone Girl‘s Rosamund Pike.

Rooted in 1892, Cooper’s follow-up to Black Mass chronicles the remarkable tale of legendary Army Capt. Joseph J. Blocker, who defies orders and common sense in order to “escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. Making the harrowing and perilous journey from an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow (Pike) whose family was murdered on the plains.”

No word yet on what role Foster has nabbed, but we do understand the remainder of the casting docket features Wes Studi, »

- Michael Briers

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Ben Foster Joins Scott Cooper's "Hostiles"

27 July 2016 11:43 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Ben Foster ("The Program," "Hell or High Water") has joined the cast of "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper's new frontier drama "Hostiles" for Waypoint Entertainment.

Set in 1892, Christian Bale plays legendary Army Capt. Joseph J. Blocker who, after stern resistance, begrudgingly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief named Chief Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands.

Making the perilous journey from an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow (Rosamund Pike), whose family was murdered on the plains. She joins them as they try to overcome the hostile Comanche tribes.

Adam Beach, Q'orianka Kilcher, Jonathan Majors, Timothee Chalamet, Paul Anderson, Stephen Lang, Bill Camp, Peter Mullan, Michael Parks and Ryan Bingham also star John Lesher and Ken Kao are producing and filming kicked off this week in Sante Fe.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Ben Foster Rounds Out Scott Cooper’s ‘Hostiles’ Cast As Shooting Starts

27 July 2016 10:34 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Ben Foster has joined the cast of Hostiles, the frontier drama that Scott Cooper began filming this week in Sante Fe. Pic, produced by John Lesher and Ken Kao, stars Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Adam Beach, Q'orianka Kilcher, Jonathan Majors, Timothée Chalamet, Paul Anderson, Stephen Lang, Bill Camp, Peter Mullan, Michael Parks and Ryan Bingham. Bigham was in Cooper’s Crazy Heart and is writing some original songs for Hostiles. Set in 1892, Hostiles tells the… »

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Mel Gibson Channels Mad Max in Blood Father Trailer

8 July 2016 5:47 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's been two years since we've seen Mel Gibson on the big screen, playing General Stonebanks in Lionsgate's action-packed sequel The Expendables 3. Many fans were hoping that the actor would reprise his role as Max Rockatansky in George Miller's long-awaited sequel Mad Max: Fury Road, but Tom Hardy ended up taking the role instead. Next month, Mel Gibson returns to the silver screen in Blood Father, and you can see in the first trailer that his character John Link shares some similarties with Max Rockatansky.

Blood Father stars Mel Gibson as John Link, an ex-convict who fights to protect his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. In this thrilling action film, John must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive. Blood Father also stars Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, »

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Pulse-Pounding Blood Father Trailer Sends Mel Gibson On A Rampage

8 July 2016 9:48 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

If Mel Gibson has been quietly staging a career comeback in recent years with roles in The Expendables 3 and Jodie Foster’s The Beaver, then 2016 could well go down as a defining turning point for the divisive Aussie.

For the first time since Apocalypto ten years ago, Gibson is back behind the lens for Hacksaw Ridge, the Oscar-friendly war thriller due to land in November. He’s also lined up a starring role in Blood Father, an old-school thriller that reads like Taken repurposed for the sun-kissed plains of Albuquerque.

Jean-François Richet is behind the lens, with Gibson stepping into the dusty shoes of an ex-convict turned vengeful patriarch, who “fights to protect his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. In this thrilling action film, John Link must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive. »

- Michael Briers

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First trailer for ‘Blood Father’ with Mel Gibson lands

7 July 2016 11:20 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The very first trailer for the upcoming Mel Gibson movie Blood Father has just landed online.

The film stars Mel Gibson as John Link, an ex-convict who fights to protect his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. In this thrilling action film, John must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive.

Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks and William H. Macy also star in the film.

The film releases in the Us on August 12th, though won’t reach UK shores until October 7th.

Check out the new trailer below.

The post First trailer for ‘Blood Father’ with Mel Gibson lands appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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Watch Mel Gibson In New Trailer For Blood Father

7 July 2016 6:53 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Oscar-winner Mel Gibson returns to the big screen in Lionsgate Premiere’s Blood Father. Check it out the brand new trailer below.

Blood Father stars Mel Gibson as John Link, an ex-convict who fights to protect his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. In this thrilling action film, John must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive.

Directed by Peter Craig and also starring Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks and William H. Macy, the action-packed thriller will arrive in theaters August 12th.

The post Watch Mel Gibson In New Trailer For Blood Father appeared first on We Are Movie Geeks.

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- Michelle McCue

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Mel Gibson Plays Badass in Blood Father [Trailer]

7 July 2016 3:21 PM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

It's nice to see that Mel Gibson has sobered up long enough to make a movie and heck, it looks like he's even trying to revive the badass persona of his early career.

Already a minor hit coming out of an early festival run, Blood Father stars Gibson as John Link, an ex-con who returns to a life of crime when he re-unites with his 16-year old daughter who is on the run from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.

In addition to Gibson, the movie co-stars Erin Moriarty as John's daughter Lydia, William H. Macy, Diego Luna and Michael Parks.

Adapted by Peter Craig and Andrea Berloff from Caig's novel (he was also responsible for The Town), Blood Father is directed by French helmer Jean-François Richet who is best known for his mediocre remake of [Continued ...] »

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New trailer for Mel Gibson’s upcoming thriller Blood Father

7 July 2016 1:16 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate has released the second trailer for Jean-Francois Richet’s upcoming action thriller Blood Father starring Mel Gibson, which reveals a little bit more of the plot, and more of the action. Check it out here…

After her drug kingpin boyfriend frames her for stealing a fortune in cartel cash, 18 year old Lydia goes on the run, with only one ally in this whole wide world: her perennial screw-up of a dad, John Link, who’s been a drunk, a drug addict, a motorcycle outlaw, and a convict in his time, and now is determined to keep his little girl from harm and, for once in his life, do the right thing…

Blood Father is set for release on August 25th, with a cast that also includes Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy and Elisabeth Rohm.

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- Matthew Lee

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