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Angels in Stardust DVD Review

30 March 2014 11:28 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Angels in Stardust Directed by: William Robert Carey Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Aj Michalka, Billy Burke, Michael Spears, Adam Taylor Running time: 96 min, Rated PG-13, On DVD 03/25 Special Features: Behind the Scenes under the original title: Jesus in Cowboy Boots; Epk; Trailer Vallie Sue (Aj Michalka) lives with her mother Tammy (Alicia Silverstone) and little brother Pleasant (Adam Taylor) in a trailer park built on the site of an old drive-in theater called Stardust – Tardust now that the “S” is gone. Her mother works in a funeral home by day and trolls for men at night in hopes of finding a meal ticket to get herself out  [ Read More ]

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Alicia Silverstone on Her Latest Film 'Angels in Stardust,' Acting on Broadway and the Impact of 'Clueless'

20 February 2014 8:52 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Alicia Silverstone may look just as she did at the start of her career, but the Golden Globe-nominated star has certainly grown when it comes to her acting. With past work that ranges from independent cinema to big-budget studio films, from television series to the Broadway stage, from playing a bubble-headed teen to playing a struggling single mother, Silverstone's career has taken her to surprising depths. Her latest film "Angels in Stardust" has her playing the role of Tammy, a single mother in rural Oklahoma raising two children (newcomers Aj Michalka and Adam Taylor) while trying to dig herself out of the dumps. The film comes out in select theaters and on VOD on February 21. We called up Silverstone to discuss working with A-list talent, her life of activism and the most defining role of her career. How do you generally go about choosing your projects? There's a variety of reasons. »

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Alicia Silverstone Talks Angels In Stardust, How Quickly the Film Came Together, Balancing Work and Family, Her Next Book, and More

19 February 2014 10:50 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

From writer/director William Robert Carey, the indie dramedy Angels in Stardust tells the story of Vallie Sue (Aj Michalka), an imaginative small-town teenager who struggles to realize her potential in her Oklahoma community, built on an abandoned drive-in movie lot.  With a neglectful mother (Alicia Silverstone), sensitive younger brother, mysterious Indian neighbor and an imaginary cowboy friend (Billy Burke), Vallie Sue hopes to overcome her environment while aspiring to become a writer. During this recent exclusive phone interview with Collider, actress Alicia Silverstone talked about why she was drawn to the role of Tammy, how quickly the film came together, why she sympathized with such a despicable mother, why she loves getting inside the head of her characters, how much fun she had with the sexy wardrobe, and shooting the mother-daughter smackdown.  She also talked about what she looks for in a project, why theater made her fall in love with acting again, »

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Angels in Stardust, a Cliche-Filled Catalog of Bad Ideas

18 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Village Voice | See recent Village Voice news »

Vallie Sue (Aj Michalka), the wistful twentysomething hero of William Robert Carey's Angels in Stardust, is a dreamer.

She dreams of abandoning her trailer-park home and the irresponsible mother (Alicia Silverstone) whose carousing gets her down. She aspires to be a great writer, "like Agatha Christie," and decamp to the glamor of Oklahoma City. She confides in an imaginary friend, modeled on a TV cowboy, whom she pictures gracing a drive-in theater's long-abandoned big screen.

In other words, Vallie Sue dreams in clichés: Her life seems little more than a composite of shopworn thoughts and feelings, as if she were fashioned from spare parts on loan from romance paperbacks and daytime soaps.

In fact, Vallie Sue has her roots in a different sort o »

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'Duck Dynasty,' 'The Bible' win big at Faith & Values Awards: What are they?

8 February 2014 5:00 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

"Duck Dynasty," "Shark Tank" and "The Bible" were among the big TV winners at the 22nd Annual Movieguide Faith & Values Awards on Friday (Feb. 7). But what exactly are these awards?

Organized by Movieguide publisher Ted Baehr, the Faith & Values Awards reward spiritual seriousness in Hollywood by analyzing films and TV shows according to biblical theology and negative factors (worldviews that are pagan, occult, humanist or derived from Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a Genevan philosopher).

The ceremony, held at the Hilton Universal City, was filmed for a one-hour Reelz Channel special set to air March 1 as counter-programming to the Oscars. Below is the full list of film and TV series who were honored at the event.

$100,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Television Program of 2013: "The Bible"

$100,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Movie of 2013: "Grace Unplugged"

Faith & Freedom Award - Television Winner: "Duck Dynasty" -- "Till Duck Do Us Part"

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‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ Finds New Life at Movieguide Awards

8 February 2014 9:52 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Composer Bruce Broughton has been outspoken in his disappointment over the Academy board of governors disqualifying his Oscar nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone.” Yet he says that fans are having the last say.

“Once they rescinded the nomination, everyone asked about it, and as a result, the song is doing very well,” said Broughton. “You couldn’t buy that publicity.”

The Academy made its decision after Broughton, a former governor and current music branch executive committee member, emailed members of the branch to seek out the song, as it was featured in a very under-the-radar indie faith-based film.

Broughton noted that subsequent sales of the song on iTunes and Amazon.com have pushed it to hit number 19 on the Billboard Christian music chart this week. He spoke while in attendance at the 22nd annual Movieguide Faith and Values Awards, honoring redemptive and uplifting storytelling in film and TV, held Feb. »

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Exclusive: Angels in Stardust Poster with Alicia Silverstone

4 February 2014 3:08 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Vallie Sue (Aj Michalka), a young teenager with big dreams, lives in a desolate, gritty little town, built on the site of an old drive-in movie theater. The townspeople and her own mother (Alicia Silverstone) barely pay attention to her, but she finds solace from a mystical cowboy and a former enemy. With their help, she finds the courage and strength to reach her potential without losing her heart. We have the exclusive poster for Angels in Stardust, which makes its DVD debut on March 25.

Angels in Stardust will be released March 25th, 2014 and stars Alicia Silverstone, Billy Burke, Amanda Michalka, Chandler Massey, Jeannetta Arnette, Michael Spears, Dennis Cockrum, Amelia Rose Blaire. The film is directed by William Robert Carey. »

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‘The Bible,’ ‘Duck Dynasty’ Among Movieguide Contenders

22 January 2014 2:24 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Reelz has set a March 1 airdate for the 22nd annual Movieguide Awards, which will be held Feb. 7 at the Universal Hilton. Bill Engvall will host the show, which salutes faith-based movies and television programming.

The Bible” is up for both a TV Grace Award and the TV Epiphany Prize. Roma Downey and Mark Burnett will be among the presenters. “Duck Dynasty” has been nominated for the TV Faith & Freedom Award and the TV Family Friess Free Enterprise Prize, along with Tim Allen’s “Last Man Standing.”

Movie Grace Awards Nominees include Sandra Bullock (“Gravity”), Harrison Ford (“42″), Aj Michalka and James Denton (“Grace Unplugged”), Henry Cavill and Russell Crowe (“Man Of Steel”) and Forest Whittaker (“Black Nativity”).

Television Grace Award nominees include Allen, Downey, Diogo Morgado and and Willie Robertson.

The Show is presented by Dr. Ted Baehr, CEO of Good News Communications, Inc. in association with the John Templeton Foundation. »

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‘The Bible,’ ‘Duck Dynasty’ Among Movieguide Contenders

22 January 2014 2:24 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Reelz has set a March 1 airdate for the 22nd annual Movieguide Awards, which will be held Feb. 7 at the Universal Hilton. Bill Engvall will host the show, which salutes faith-based movies and television programming.

The Bible” is up for both a TV Grace Award and the TV Epiphany Prize. Roma Downey and Mark Burnett will be among the presenters. “Duck Dynasty” has been nominated for the TV Faith & Freedom Award and the TV Family Friess Free Enterprise Prize, along with Tim Allen’s “Last Man Standing.”

Movie Grace Awards Nominees include Sandra Bullock (“Gravity”), Harrison Ford (“42″), Aj Michalka and James Denton (“Grace Unplugged”), Henry Cavill and Russell Crowe (“Man Of Steel”) and Forest Whittaker (“Black Nativity”).

Television Grace Award nominees include Allen, Downey, Diogo Morgado and and Willie Robertson.

The Show is presented by Dr. Ted Baehr, CEO of Good News Communications, Inc. in association with the John Templeton Foundation. »

- Tim Gray

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The Full List of Nominees for The 22nd Annual Movieguide Awards

21 January 2014 8:51 AM, PST | Reelzchannel.com | See recent ReelzChannel news »

The Full List of Nominees for The 22nd Annual Movieguide Awards

Best Family Films Black Nativity Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 The Croods Despicable Me 2 Frozen (2013) Grace Unplugged Linsanity Monsters University Oz, The Great and Powerful Turbo

Best Mature Audience Films 42 Captain Phillips Gravity The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Iron Man 3 Man of Steel Thor: The Dark World The Tower

Epiphany Prize Movies 42 Black Nativity Grace Unplugged Man of Steel The Tower

Epiphany Prize Television The Bible Blue Bloods: Bad Blood The Cross Duck Dynasty: Till Duck Do Us Part Last Man Standing: Back to School

Faith & Freedom Award Movies 42 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Iron Man 3 Man of Steel Turbo

Faith & Freedom Award Television Blue Bloods: Bad Blood Christmas in Conway Duck Dynasty: Till Duck Do Us Part »

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Gersh Signs Aly & Aj Michalka

9 January 2014 6:23 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Gersh has inked the sister act for U.S. representation. Aly Michalka and Aj Michalka started as a singing duo before segueing into acting in the mid-2000s. The pair starred together in a 2012 Fox comedy pilot playing versions of themselves. Aj recently wrapped a recurring role on HBO’s upcoming Silicon Valley and ABC’s The Goldbergs and stars in the indie drama Angels In Stardust. Aly recurs on Two And A Half Men and stars in the upcoming indie feature Sequoia. They also starred in the 2006 Disney Channel movie Cow Belles and later in MTV’s Super Sweet 16: The Movie. The pair also is represented by Evolution Entertainment. »

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