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New Burning Palms Poster

22 November 2010 5:52 AM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Check out a new, the second movie poster for the upcoming Christopher B. Landon’s Burning Palms.

Burning Palms is a dark comedy that interlaces five stories set in different Los Angeles neighborhoods, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

The film stars Shannen Doherty, Dylan McDermott, Zoe Saldana, Lake Bell, Nick Stahl, Paz Vega, Adriana Barraza, Colleen Camp, Jamie Chung, Robert Hoffman, Peter Macdissi, Emily Meade, Anson Mount, Rosamund Pike, Austin Williams and Tom Wright.

Burning Palms is expected to be released sometime next year, although a specific release date has not yet been confirmed by New Films International.

Burning Palms Poster

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- Allan Ford

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Paul Schrader Set to Direct “The Jesuit”

11 November 2010 1:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Paul Schrader has been involved as screenwriter and director in some very interesting projects over the years. Having written Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ, City Hall, Affliction and Bringing Out The Dead, he received acclaim for his work as director on Affliction and (a little more recently) Auto Focus.

Any new project of his should therefore be something to at least be interested in and hopefully in due course even get excited about. That new project seems to be “The Jesuit”, which Schrader has already scripted and is now set to direct as well for Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films.

ComingSoon have the synopsis as follows:-

In ‘The Jesuit’, a man comes out of prison in south Texas: ‘Neto’ wants only a new life, far removed from his violent past. Just when it seems he might regain his wife and ten-year old son, she is »

- Dave Roper

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Paul Schrader Worships "The Jesuit"

9 November 2010 7:04 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Paul Schrader ("Affliction," "American Gigolo") has penned the script and is attached to direct the thriller "The Jesuit" for Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films.

The story follows a reformed South Texan prisoner with a violent past trying to reunite with his wife and young son. When she is brutally killed and the boy kidnapped, he abandons his dreams of happiness and returns to what he knows best - violence that made him the most feared man in the state.

Willem Dafoe, Michelle Rodriguez, Paz Vega and Manolo Cardona are set to star in the film which begins shooting in March. »

- Garth Franklin

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Paul Schrader set to direct The Jesuit

8 November 2010 11:18 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Taxi Driver scripter Paul Schrader is to tackle a new project called The Jesuit, which is based over at Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films.

Coming Soon says that Willem Dafoe, Michelle Rodriguez, Paz Vega and Manolo Cardona will star in the film, which is set to star production in March of 2011.

In The Jesuit, a man comes out of prison in south Texas: ‘Neto’ wants only a new life, far removed from his violent past. Just when it seems he might regain his wife and ten-year old son, she is brutally murdered and the boy kidnapped. Neto must abandon his dream of happiness in an explosive return to methods that made him the most feared man in Texas, and earned him the nickname…the Jesuit.” »

- Paul Heath

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Paul Schrader Prepares The Jesuit

8 November 2010 7:49 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

A press release from Maya Entertainment has revealed that writer/director Paul Schrader's The Jesuit is finally underway. The thriller will mark the sixth time Willem Dafoe has worked with Schrader (seventh if you count The Last Temptation of Christ, which Schrader wrote but Martin Scorsese directed), and will co-star Michelle Rodriguez, Paz Vega (Sex and Lucia, The Spirit) and Manolo Cardona (Undertow).The official synopsis describes a revenge thriller about a man with a violent past, released from prison in southern Texas to find that his wife has been murdered and his son kidnapped. Our hero "must abandon his dream of happiness in an explosive return to methods that made him the most feared man in Texas, and earned him the nickname... The Jesuit." So far, so Steven Seagal, but we might have thought that from an early synopsis of David Cronenberg's A History of Violence, and look what happened there. »

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Maya Entertainment Picks Up Paul Schrader’s The Jesuit; Official Synopsis Released

8 November 2010 4:19 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Latino-themed production house Maya Entertainment has revealed that they have acquired both production and distribution rights for Paul Schrader’s “south-of-the-border” revenge-thriller The Jesuit. Schrader-the scribe responsible for Taxi Driver and director of American Gigolo-will fill both chairs for The Jesuit. Willem Dafoe, Michelle Rodriguez, Paz Vega and Manolo Cardona are set to star. In the press release, there was no mention of the previously-rumored Oscar Isaac (Robin Hood), so that’s up in the air as of now. Maya Entertainment and partner Open Window Films are praying for an early March 2011 start date.

Hit the jump for the official synopsis and a reassuring quote from Schrader.

Official synopsis:

“In The Jesuit, a man comes out of prison in south Texas:  “Neto” wants only a new life, far removed from his violent past.  Just when it seems he might regain his wife and ten-year old son, she is brutally murdered and the boy kidnapped. »

- Kevin Panasiewicz

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Michelle Rodriguez’s “The Jesuit” slated to begin production in March 2011

8 November 2010 2:05 PM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

HollywoodNews.com: Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films have just announced that they have acquired “The Jesuit,” an action-packed drama written and scheduled to be directed by Golden Globe nominee Paul Schrader (Director of “American Gigolo, Afliction”; writer of “Taxi Driver” and “Raging Bull”).

Production is set to begin in early March 2011. Michelle Rodriguez, Willem Dafoe, Paz Vega and Manolo Cardona are slated to star. Elias Axume represents the film for foreign pre-sales at the upcoming American Film Market on behalf of Maya Entertainment.

In “The Jesuit,” a man comes out of prison in south Texas: “Neto” wants only a new life, far removed from his violent past. Just when it seems he might regain his wife and ten-year old son, she is brutally murdered and the boy kidnapped. Neto must abandon his dream of happiness in an explosive return to methods that made him the most feared man in Texas, »

- Linny Lum

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Paul Schrader's 'The Jesuit' With Michelle Rodriguez, Willem Dafoe & Paz Vega Starts March 2011

8 November 2010 1:54 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

This one has been brewing for a while, and was even packaged and looking for buyers at Cannes, but it took another round at Afm for buyers to come onboard, and now Paul Schrader's next film "The Jesuit" is on the way. Set to star Paz Vega, Willem Dafoe and Michelle Rodriguez, who were attached earlier this year (though no word of Oscar Isaac also linked at the time), the intriguing sounding flick centers on a wrongly imprisoned man who seeks vengeance when he learns his wife's been murdered and his son's been kidnapped. Given the title, there is undoubtedly… »

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Paul Schrader to Direct The Jesuit

8 November 2010 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films have made plans, through the American Film Market, to develop The Jesuit from a script by Paul Schrader with Schrader also attached to direct. The cast is already slated to include Willem Dafoe, Michelle Rodriguez, Paz Vega and Manolo Cardona. The official press release describes the film as follows: In The Jesuit', a man comes out of prison in south Texas: 'Neto' wants only a new life, far removed from his violent past. Just when it seems he might regain his wife and ten-year old son, she is brutally murdered and the boy kidnapped. Neto must abandon his dream of happiness in an explosive return to methods that made him the most feared man in Texas, and earned him the nickname.the Jesuit." Production is slated to begin in »

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[DVD Review] Sex and Lucia

7 November 2010 10:01 PM, PST | JustPressPlay.net | See recent JustPressPlay news »

Taking on an erotic romance in hypnotic non-linear fashion, Sex and Lucia won many awards upon its release in 2001 for its complex storyline, deft juggling of narrative and beautiful cinematography; but it's most remembered, deservingly so, for the naked—emotionally and physically—performance of its stunning lead Paz Vega, who plays the titular Lucia and indeed engages in plenty of sex.

It starts, rather dramatically, in the middle. Lucia receives a tragic call from the police about her depressed novelist boyfriend Lorenzo (Tristán Ulloa), who'd left her a suicide note in their apartment. Abandoning all, Lucia travels to a mysterious island resort that Lorenzo always talked about but refused to take her to. The film then mixes this present with Lorenzo's past: his first meeting with Lucia, their sexually charged relationship, but also the daughter Lorenzo secretly has, a result of a moonlit tryst with a stranger in the ocean, »

- Arya Ponto

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New Films Gives A Hand To "Burning Palms"

3 November 2010 8:29 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, New Films International has acquired worldwide rights to writer/director Christopher B. Landon's dark comedy feature "Burning Palms", starring Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, Paz Vega and Rosamund Pike.

The film interlaces five stories set in different La neighborhoods, "...where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate..."

"We are excited to be distributing 'Burning Palms' worldwide and planning the Us theatrical release for early 2011", said Nesim Hason, President, New Films International and New Films Cinema.

"'Burning Palms' is a daring film", said producer Oren Segal. "Writer, director Christopher B. Landon delivered a powerful narrative, with performances from an incredibly strong cast. 'Burning Palms' is an experience that audiences will never forget."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Burning Palms"...

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- Michael Stevens

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New Films International Acquires Worldwide Rights to Burning Palms

3 November 2010 2:26 PM, PDT | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

New Films International acquires worldwide rights to Christopher B. Landon’s Burning Palms starring an ensemble cast including Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, Paz Vega and Rosamund Pike.

Burning Palms is a dark comedy that interlaces five stories set in different Los Angeles neighborhoods, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

Nesim Hason, President of New Films International and New Films Cinema states,

“We are excited to be distributing Burning Palms Worldwide and we are planning the Us theatrical release for early 2011.”

New Films International is both screening and launching sales for the film at Afm this year.

The overall deal between New Films and the producers was finalized right after the film’s World Premier at the Newport Beach Film Festival by Ron Gell, New Films Chief Content Officer, Oren Segal, producer of Burning Palms, and brokered by Straw Weisman. »

- Allan Ford

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New Films International Acquires Burning Palms

3 November 2010 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

New Films International has acquires worldwide rights to Christopher B. Landon's Burning Palms , starring Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, Paz Vega and Rosamund Pike. Burning Palms is a dark comedy that interlaces five stories set in different Los Angeles neighborhoods, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate. Nesim Hason, President of New Films International and New Films Cinema states, "We are excited to be distributing 'Burning Palms' worldwide and we are planning the Us theatrical release for early 2011." New Films International is both screening and launching sales for the film at Afm this year. The overall deal between New Films and the producers was finalized right after the film's World Premier at the »

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2010 Holiday Movie Guide - DVD

21 October 2010 3:09 PM, PDT | ifc.com | See recent IFC news »

Contrary to even our own guide to what's coming out on video-on-demand and online, rumors of the demise of those shiny discs that still take up shelf space have been greatly exaggerated. Take next week, for example, in which one will only be able to enjoy the guilty pleasure of "Lake Placid 3" or the easy charm of the Adam Scott indie comedy "Passenger Side" on DVD or upgrade to high-definition for the "Alien Quadrilogy" boxed set, a rerelease of the "Back to the Future" trilogy or better yet, Criterion editions of Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory" or the Japanese curiosity "Hausu" on Blu-ray. And it's not even December yet.

Unfortunately in this time of tightened purse strings, the studios and specialty labels like Shout! Factory, Criterion and Olive Films aren't going to make this holiday season any easier on the wallet, with most digging deep into the vaults to »

- Stephen Saito

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Blu-Ray Round-Up: ‘Three Kings,’ ‘Altitude,’ ‘Sex and Lucia’

19 October 2010 11:44 AM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Several major summer 2010 films have been released on Blu-ray recently which could have easily allowed minor titles to go unnoticed if not for HollywoodChicago.com’s beloved Blu-Ray Round-Up. Here are a few of the smaller October HD releases worth a look.

Note: The Round-Up is designed merely to present synopsis, cast & crew, tech specs, and special features information on titles that may otherwise fall through the cracks for your purchasing perusal. Having said that, “Three Kings” is an incredibly-underrated movie that features arguably Mark Wahlberg’s best performance. Pick it up.

Sex and Lucia,” “Three Kings,” and “Wolverine and The X-Men: The Complete Series” were released on Blu-ray on October 12th, 2010.

Altitude” will be released on October 26th, 2010.

Sex and Lucia

Photo credit: Palm Pictures

Synopsis: “From acclaimed Spanish director, Julio Medem (Lovers of the Arctic Circle), comes one of the sexiest and most provocative films of the year. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Danny Huston is Back in "Black," a Complete "Grindhouse," and More New DVDs

4 October 2010 2:12 PM, PDT | ifc.com | See recent IFC news »

A look at what's new on DVD today:

"Fade to Black" (2010)

Directed by Oliver Parker

Released by Image Entertainment

It looks like we'll have to update our list of actors who've played Orson Welles with this long-delayed drama from "The Importance of Being Earnest" director Parker, which stars Danny Huston as the "Touch of Evil" auteur who gets caught up in a murder mystery all his own on 1948's "Black Magic" in Italy when he finds out his name is on a hit list. Christopher Walken, Diego Luna and Paz Vega co-star.

"30 Days of Night: Dark Days" (2010)

Directed by Ben Ketai

Released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Rare for a direct-to-video sequel, original author Steve Niles returns to co-write this follow-up to the 2007 graphic novel adaptation about a vampire attack in Alaska. This time, "Lost" star Kiele Sanchez is protecting her neck, along with Diora Baird, Harold Perrineau, Rhys Coiro and Mia Kirshner, »

- Stephen Saito

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DVD Playhouse: September 2010

25 September 2010 2:51 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Interview | See recent The Hollywood Interview news »

DVD Playhouse September 2010

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Allen Gardner

The Girl Who Played With Fire (Music Box Films) Follow up to the hit The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo finds Lisabeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) and Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist) joining forces once again as Blomkvist is about to break a story on Sweden’s sex trade, which leads unexpectedly to a dark secret from Elizabeth’s past. Starts off well, then quickly nose-dives into sensationalism and downright silliness, with a pair of villains who are straight out of a Roger Moore-era James Bond film. A real letdown for those of us who felt Dragon Tattoo had finally breathed life into the cinema’s long-stagnant genre of the thriller. Bonuses: English language track; Trailer. Widescreen. Dolby 5.1 surround.

The Killer Inside Me (IFC Films) Michael Winterbottom’s adaptation of Jim Thompson’s classic, and notorious, novel about the psychotic mind of a small town sheriff (Casey Affleck, »

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Venice Red Carpet: The Town, Potiche, Meek's Cutoff

11 September 2010 7:06 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Toronto kicked off last night but before we get to our coverage there -- we'll be hearing from the same folks who covered Toronto for The Film Experience last year -- Venice is starting to wrap up. Awards will be announced before you know it.

The most 'Hollywood' Venice premiere was probably The Town which brought out the happy familiar faces of Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm and last year's Best Actor nominee Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker).

Is it just me or is it always a bit odd to see Jon Hamm smiling? He's smiling so much lately and with that career you'd be smiling too. But it's so UnDraper! These townies had prophetic reason to be happy. Reviews were kind. Here's a sampling:

Cinema Blend "bigger by nearly every measure" [than Gone Baby Gone]

Newsweek "Affleck’s heist movie is part of a career turnaround so amazing that he looks like »

- NATHANIEL R

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Roadkill by John Stockwell

31 August 2010 4:52 PM, PDT | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Director John Stockwell (Middle of Nowhere) has signed to direct movie titled Roadkill, and we’re here today to share some interesting details about the project that’s already being described as “hilariously violent action comedy.”

Roadkill is a story written by Nick Ball and John Niven, and it will follow:

“…Anthony who always dreamed of being a famous chef. Julian only thought about women. With neither really working out, what do these childhood best friends decide to do? Start a detective agency, of course!

Unfortunately for them, their first case – to save a hot prostitute from the Russian mob and a sex crazed, murdering Us Senator – puts them on the run from a ruthless, yet Mary Poppins-like assassin whose intent is to brutally torture and kill whomever is unlucky enough to get in her way. Just an average day for two clueless losers….”

Roadkill stars Paz Vega, Christopher McDonald, »

- Fiona

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DVD Playhouse--august 2010

28 August 2010 6:02 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Interview | See recent The Hollywood Interview news »

DVD Playhouse—August 2010

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Allen Gardner

Black Orpheus (Criterion) Winner of the 1959 Best Foreign Film Oscar and that same year’s Palme d’Or at Cannes, Black Orpheus is a modern-day update of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice reset in 20th century Brazil during Carnival in Rio. Director Marcel Camus offers up a visual feast with some of the decade’s most ravishing color cinematography. A classic. Also available on Blu-ray disc. Bonuses: Archival interviews with Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; Interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Documentary on the film; Trailer. Full screen. Dolby 1.0 mono.

The Last Song (Touchstone) Sentimental adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ (by Sparks and Jeff Van Wie) sentimental novel about a father and daughter attempting to repair their damaged relationship. Greg Kinnear, as the dad in question, comes off best, while tween sensation Miley Cyrus »

- The Hollywood Interview.com

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