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Knock Knock (2015) Teaser Trailer: Seduction turns Dark for Keanu Reeves

55 minutes ago | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Knock Knock Teaser Trailer. Eli Roth‘s Knock Knock (2015) teaser trailer stars Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana De ArmasAaron Burns, and Ignacia Allamand. Knock Knock‘s plot synopsis: “Keanu Reeves stars as Evan Webber, a happily married architect who appears to have everything a man could ever [...]

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- Rollo Tomasi

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Keanu Reeves Makes A Bad Choice in Knock Knock Trailer

1 hour ago | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

On the eve of its debut at Sundance 2015, the first trailer has premiered for Eli Roth's new thriller Knock Knock starring Keanu Reeves as a happily married man tempted by two young girls who knock on his door looking for help.

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Evan Webber (Keanu Reeves) is living the dream. Just look at his beautiful, successful wife, his two wonderful kids, and his truly stunning house—which he designed himself. Of course he did. Things are going so well, Evan doesn’t even mind spending Father’s Day alone while the rest of his family heads out for a beach weekend. And then there’s a knock on the door.

The two young women (Lorenza Izzo and Ana de Armas) standing on Evan’s doorstep are where Evan’s dream takes a nightmarish turn. Give [Continued ...] »

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[Sundance Review] Knock Knock

2 hours ago | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

With his tirelessly brutal movies, Eli Roth isn’t for everybody. Hostel and Hostel II aren’t exactly easy watches, but Roth does what he does well, even if it’s not one’s cup of tea. The filmmaker’s work is at its most enjoyable when there’s a playfulness to the horror, which is why Roth’s latest, Knock Knock, a thriller full of laughs, is his […] »

- Jack Giroux

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Meet the Sundance Filmmakers #32: Why Eli Roth's 'Knock Knock' Was His Hardest Film to Make

2 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Eli Roth knows what Hollywood expects of him. That's why he's endeavored to change his stripes. He describes "Knock Knock," his first film at Sundance to date, as a "sexually-charged thriller," which is a deviation from the straight slasher genre pieces that were "Hostel" and "Cabin Fever." But Roth's studio-friendly reputation is misaligned with his own philosophy; below, he reveals that making films independently is a priority, and explains why making "Knock Knock" was more difficult than shooting a film in the far reaches of the Amazon. What's your film about, in 140 characters or less?A married man left alone for the weekend is visited by two beautiful girls. What starts as a dark fantasy escalates into a horrific nightmare. Now, what's it Really about?For me the film's about how fragile the world we work so hard to create truly is, and how it can all be undone with one single thoughtless action. »

- Emily Buder

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Teaser Trailer for Keanu Reeves' Knock Knock

4 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

A teaser trailer has been released for Keanu Reeves' and Eli Roth’s upcoming psychological thriller, Knock Knock. Roth directed the film, which tells the story of a happily married family man, played by Reeves, who is left alone for the weekend. Things take a turn for the worse when two beautiful girls show up at his house and start wreaking havoc.

The movie is a remake of a 1977 exploitation movie called Death Game. The movie is currently screening at the Sundance Film Festival, and I saw it recently. There will be a review up later today for you to read, but I will tell you right now that I didn't like it. 

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- Joey Paur

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2015 Sundance Diary: ‘A Walk in the Woods,’ ‘Eden,’ ‘Z for Zachariah’ & ‘Knock Knock’

11 hours ago | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Park City, Utah – There are too many films and not enough time between shuttle shuffles and line waiting to cover the festival day by day. So, in pure improvised festival-going fashion, I’ll now be posting reviews for material that I see, but necessarily in viewing order. Enjoy!

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Image credit: Sundance Institute

A human being who looks better at his current age than I ever will in my entire life, Robert Redford has a sprightly screen presence that has carried him through thick and thin, even brutal storms that live-or-die on his charisma (Aka “All is Lost,” one of the best films of 2013). For his next adventure, Redford goes softer than a survival story, but nonetheless into an amusing jaunt with “A Walk in the Woods.”

Based on the nonfictional accounts by New Hampshire writer Bill Bryson, Redford embodies the author as an amusing smart-ass, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Teaser Trailer For Eli Roth’s Sundance Entry ‘Knock Knock’

15 hours ago | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Sundance has only just begin but our crew is hard at work in Utah rolling out a good number of reviews. Screening this weekend as part of the Park City at Midnight series, is Eli Roth’s latest directorial effort Knock Knock, starring Keanu Reeves. In his review, Dylan Griffin calls it by far the best work Roth has ever done, a highlight for Reeves, Izzo and de Armas, and a damn fun time at the movies. While it doesn’t have distribution announced just yet, a teaser has been released online which you can watch below. Enjoy!

 

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Evan Webber (Keanu Reeves) is living the dream. Just look at his beautiful, successful wife, his two wonderful kids, and his truly stunning house–which he designed himself. Of course he did. Things are going so well, Evan doesn’t even mind spending Father’s Day alone while the rest of »

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Knock Knock Teaser Trailer Online

18 hours ago | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

With the film arriving at the Sundance, Eli Roth has decided to kick-start the awareness campaign for his new thriller Knock Knock himself via Facebook. Take a look at the brief teaser trailer below. (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));Post by Eli Roth.Roth’s latest finds Keanu Reeves as Evan Webber, a man who would seem to have life all worked out. He’s married to a wonderful woman, has two great kids, loves his job and even designed his own house. And though he has to stay at home to work when his family heads out for a beach weekend on Father’s Day, he’s still content.Until, that is, he answers the door to two young women, played by Lorenza Izzo and Ana de Armas. From there, his world turns into a twisted nightmare as events turn weird and just become darker from there. »

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Starpower Lights Up Day 2 Acura Studio, At Sundance Film Festival Photos

18 hours ago | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Sundance Film Festival Day 2:What did Keanu Reeves, Gary Cole, Winston Rauch, Michael Shannon, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Jason Isaac, Eli Roth, Jonny Drubel, Ethan Hawk, Avan Jogia, Emile Hirsch, Bryan Buckley, Adam Scott, Nicholas Lopez, Lorenza Izza, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Isaacs, Jake Busey, Ana DeArmas, Nick Offerman, Kevin Bacon, Chris Pine do on day 2 of Sundance? They checked out cast of Ten Thousand Saints, Knock Knock and Dope all descended on Acura Studio to sign the hood of the new 2015 Acura Tlx.Acura will donate the proceeds from the highest bidder to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride […] »

- April Neale

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The Fear Monger: The Strangers 2 Is Finally Back On Track

19 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Good day, horror fans. Is everybody else sick of this theatrical horror glut that.s taken over for the past few weeks? I mean, you can get your thrills (and groans) from Jennifer Lopez in the wide release of The Boy Next Door, but that doesn.t really count. Kimo Stamboel and Timo Tjahjanto.s super-violent actioner Killers came out in limited release and on VOD, so we.ll have to make do with that. In smaller news, Eli Roth revealed to Indiewire that The Green Inferno.s release issues may be resolved soon, and that they.re looking at an August or September theatrical premiere. It screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith recently came out and said Cary Fukunaga's feature version will strive for the overwhelming terror of the novel, leaving the TV version in the dust. And ABCs of Death 2 segment director Jim Hosking will make his feature debut for »

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Knock Knock Trailer: Watch Keanu Reeves Debate Having A Threesome

19 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Having a threesome is the classic male fantasy - but over the years pop culture has shown us the oh-so-many ways that it can wind up being a disaster. It seems that Eli Roth's new film Knock Knock is yet another example of one of these ways, but rather than being a drama about hurt feelings, it appears this one is a strange up horror show. Watch the debut trailer below: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by Eli Roth. As you can probably tell, this preview debuted over on director Eli Roth's personal Facebook page - and it's honestly a rather strange trailer. After all, it does a solid job of setting »

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Sundance Today: Brad Pitt and James Franco Walk the Red Carpet; 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Stirs Divided Reactions

20 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

People We're Buzzing About Brad Pitt: The actor walked the red carpet on Friday in behalf of True Story, starring James Franco. Pitt serves as a producer for the project. Keanu Reeves: Making his first-ever appearance at Sundance, Reeves showed up with members of the cast as well as director Eli Roth for the world premiere of Knock Knock. The director says it's a "great thrill" to be making his Sundance debut with the film, which he says is a suspense movie rather than a hard-edged horror entry. [The Hollywood Reporter] Courtney Love: The musician and occasional actress attended the premiere of Montage of Heck, a documentary about her late husband, Kurt Cobain. Love walked the red carpet with her daughter Frances Bean Cobain, now 22 years of age...

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Sundance 2015 Scene and Heard: Iggy Azalea, Keanu Reeves, Hailee Steinfeld, Diplo, Adam Scott (Photos)

21 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap Party Report catches Wu-Tang Clan, Nick Nolte and Kevin Bacon turning heads Saturday, while Michael Fassbender’s “job” keeps him away from Utah

“Is Ben Silverman somewhere in here?” Donovan Leitch shouted in to the microphone in the sweaty basement of Cisero’s just before midnight on Saturday night.

Leitch was on stage fronting a supergroup that included Mark McGrath, Dave Kushner, Jane’s Addiction’s Chris Chaney, and Matisyahu. If Ben Silverman was in the room, he was as quiet as his emails, even if a pocket of jacketed bros cheered the shout-out.

Also read: Sundance Party Report in Pictures: Nicole Kidman, »

- Mikey Glazer

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ChefDance Media Lounge Day Two At Sundance Film Festival

22 hours ago | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

The ChefDance Media Lounge welcomed day two of the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, January 24, hosting top tier-casts at the Tim Hortons Café & Bake Shop and the Indiegogo Lounge, where live-streaming interviews were conducted with Sundance films including:• “A Walk In The Woods” starring Robert Redford• “Z For Zachariah” starring Chris Pine, Margot Robbie and Chiwetel Ejiofor • “The Overnight ” starring Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godreche​​• “Knock Knock” starring Keanu Reeves, with director Eli Roth.• “Glassland” starring Toni Collette• “The Bronze” starring Gary Cole, Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch, Bryan Buckley, Thomas Middleditch and Haley Lu• […] »

- April Neale

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Eli Roth Takes Keanu Reeves to Hell and Back in ‘Knock Knock’ [Sundance 2015]

23 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

When Eli Roth directs a movie, there’s a certain expectation from the film. Gore, disturbing imagery and sheer terror are associated with the director of Cabin Fever and Hostel. Roth knows that as well as anyone. With his latest film Knock Knock, he uses those expectations to his advantage to toy with the audience. The […]

The post Eli Roth Takes Keanu Reeves to Hell and Back in ‘Knock Knock’ [Sundance 2015] appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Sundance Review: Keanu Reeves is Frantic Sex Victim in Eli Roth's Middling Sex Thriller 'Knock Knock'

25 January 2015 9:19 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Eli Roth's first three movies — "Cabin Fever," "Hostel" and its sequel — were effectively unsettling horror efforts that also operated on the level of keen social satire. That's a difficult gamble many filmmakers attempt but few pull off with such gleeful entertainment value intact, and perhaps they set the bar too high. Needless to say, Roth's two followups behind the camera, the cannibal shocker "The Green Inferno" and now the home invasion dark comedy "Knock Knock," fail to achieve the same tricky balance. Read More: Eli Roth on Losing His Sundance Virginity With Keanu Reeves and the Latest on 'The Green Inferno' Still, while "Green Inferno" struggled from its shoddy production values and empty commitment to over-the-top gore, "Knock Knock" at least provides an enjoyably ridiculous Keanu Reeves performance and some clever stabs at satirizing white collar America. The movie's uneven tone and ridiculous twists never »

- Eric Kohn

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Sundance 2015: ‘Knock Knock’ sees Eli Roth and Keanu Reeves offer camp glory

25 January 2015 7:00 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Knock Knock

Written by Eli Roth, Nicolás López and Guillermo Amoedo

Directed by Eli Roth

USA/Chile, 2015

Watching an Eli Roth film is the cinematic equivalent of passing a kidney stone. It’s painful, exhausting, nauseating,and makes you wish you were dead. Which is why it’s such a surprise that his latest, Knock Knock, is actually kind of great in its own twisted and campy way.

The film follows Evan (Keanu Reeves), a happily married family man who gets his life torn apart by a pair of femme fatales, Bel (Ana de Armas) and Genesis (Lorenza Izzo), after he lets them in his house during a storm while his family is away for the weekend. If you don’t clue into the fact that you’re supposed to laugh within the first few minutes, the experience won’t be a rewarding one. The opening is lit like a soap opera, »

- Dylan Griffin

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Trailer: Keanu Reeves in Eli Roth's Knock Knock Thriller

25 January 2015 1:54 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the first teaser trailer for the upcoming "Knock Knock" psychological thriller, starring Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana De Armas, Aaron Burns, Ignacia Allamand, and Colleen Camp. Check it out below. Plot: Two beautiful young girls walk into a married man's (Reeves) life and turn a wild fantasy into his worst nightmare. The new movie is written and directed by Eli Roth (Hostel) and had its premiere on Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival. Trailer: »

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Watch: Keanu Reeves Opens Door to Trouble in ‘Knock Knock’ Teaser

24 January 2015 4:09 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Eli Roth released a short teaser for his upcoming film “Knock Knock” Friday night on Facebook leading up to its Sundance Film Festival debut.

Keanu Reeves’ sexual fantasy turns into a nightmare when two young women (Lorenza Izzo and Ana De Armas) ring his doorbell — supposedly lost on their way to a party and drenched from the rain. With Reeves’ wife and children away, the family man decides to play until the unsuspecting ladies start wreaking havoc.

Roth directed this update of Peter Traynor’s 1977 exploitation movie “Death Game” and co-wrote the script with Nicolas Lopez and Guillermo Amoedo.

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- Maane Khatchatourian

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Sundance 2015’s Scene and Heard: James Franco, Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld and Nicole Kidman (Photos)

24 January 2015 10:54 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

As Park City shimmers with star sightings, one director arrives at a film-fest party with a +23.

Director Eli Roth rolled into Sundance Film Festival hotspot Tao with about +23 (we lost count), while real “Entourage” guy Adrian Grenier talked about a sequel to the film while staying true to his “Aquaman” roots and promoting his “Lonely Whale” documentary project.

Also read: Sundance Party Report in Pictures: The Snowy Scene in Park City (Updating Photos)

Here is what is happening outside the screenings and behind the ropes in Park City, Utah.

Ryan and Ethan Hawke celebrate “Ten Thousand Saints” on Friday night. »

- Mikey Glazer

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