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To mark the theatrical release of the upcoming critically acclaimed, Mel Gibson directed, Hacksaw Ridge we have a collection of official movie props to give away. Including the letter used by Tom Doss (Hugo Weaving) during Desmond’s (Andrew Garfield) court martial complete with envelope, as well as a selection of Dog Tags including Lerwin Glover, as played by Sam Worthington.
The winner will receive:
3 x Tom Doss Letters (2 x envelopes)
1 x Vernon Jessop Dog Tag
1 x Hollywood Zane Dog Tag
1 x Lerwin Glover Dog Tag
1 x Stamp – (as approved by Us Army Examiner)
Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss (BAFTA winner and Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, »
A new trailer has arrived online for Stuart Hazeldine’s upcoming drama The Shack. Based on William P. Young’s 2007 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, the film stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, Radha Mitchell, and Tim McGraw; watch it below after the official synopsis…
Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes us on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips [Sam Worthington] spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa [Octavia Spencer]. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever. »
- Amie Cranswick
Mbatha-Raw will portray a woman forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
“This is exactly the kind of movie I want to see in the theater – three generations of strong women finding their power,” Liddell said. “Gugu and Julia are extraordinary talents and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with them both on this special project. »
- Dave McNary
People has an exclusive first look at a new trailer for the film, which is set to the tune of the original song “Keep Your Eyes on Me,” written and performed by the married country singers.
The clip opens with McGraw, 49, singing a verse before the two come together for the chorus.
“Keep your eyes on me, when you’re lost in the dark,” they sing in unison.
“The Tim/Faith song ‘Keep Your Eyes on Me’ that anchors the movie is brilliant, »
Golden Globe nominee Chris Noth (“The Good Wife”) and Academy Award nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (“Whale Rider,” “Game of Thrones”) have both been cast in Discovery Channel’s upcoming scripted series “Manifesto,” set to air later this year. The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), also known as the “Unabomber,” one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world. Noth will play Don Ackerman, the Bay Area Divisional Head of the FBI, who supervised the Unabomber Task Force, while Castle-Hughes will star as Tabby, a street agent who partners with FBI agent Jim Fitzgerald (Sam Worthington), one of the most decorated profilers in the history of the bureau whose radical approach ultimately took Kaczynski down. Production »
- Will Thorne
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The ensemble also includes Captain America: Civil War‘s Paul Bettany (as Unabomber Ted Kaczynski), Avatar‘s Sam Worthington (as FBI agent Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald) and Game of Thrones‘ Keisha Castle-Hughes (as Fitz’s street-agent partner, Tabby).
Production on Manifesto kicks off this month, »
Director Mel Gibson's World War II epic Hacksaw Ridge starring Andrew Garfield as war hero Desmond Doss, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths and Vince Vaughn is headed to home video next month.
Box office results have been mixed for Hacksaw Ridge with North American ticket sales coming in at $65 million thus far and worldwide business standing at $137.1 million. Awards season could provide a late boost if Hacksaw Ridge garners multiple Academy Award nominations.
Pre-order Hacksaw Ridge on Blu-ray, 4K or DVD for a discounted price at Amazon.
Lionsgate is bringing Hacksaw Ridge to home video with Dolby Atmos audio on Blu-ray and 4K. Bonus features for high-def include:
“The Soul of »
As the new year starts, the annual NoBudge Awards are celebrating the best short films and features that were released for free online in 2016. The online screening site for new indie films has recognized a variety of shorts and movies in 10 categories, with “Thunder Road” and “Her Friend Adam” winning multiple awards.
“In our 4th year giving awards, NoBudge is more dedicated than ever in highlighting some of the most interesting filmmaking happening anywhere. It just so happens that these films are available for free (legally) online,” stated site founder and programmer Kentucker Audley. “The awards shine a light particularly on the often overlooked short-form filmmaking. Free from the constraints of length or being celebrity-driven, these young filmmakers are able to demonstrate singular visions that resonate deeply despite their limited resources.”
Read More: Watch ‘Thunder Road,’ The One-Take Short That Won Sundance
- Liz Calvario
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