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Sitges 2014 Expands with Zombeavers, The Babadook, Home, Goal of the Dead, Doc of the Dead, and More!

4 August 2014 7:15 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The Sitges Film Festival is typically a feast for horror fans, and this year's event looks to be no different as a big batch of new genre movies has been added to the lineup that's sure to make you drool.

From the Press Release:

The 47th Sitges Film Festival, to be held from 3 to 12 October, will be loaded with films that are all eagerly awaited by fantastic and, especially, horror genre film lovers. Festival Director Àngel Sala has announced the names of a good handful of new films that will be included in Sitges 2014.

These new Festival incorporations have been added to the lineup of an edition that will be opening with Jaume Balagueró’s [Rec] 4: Apocalypse, presenting its Grand Honorary Award to Roland Emmerich, and including presentations of the latest productions from important directors like Jean-Luc Godard, David Cronenberg, Kim-ki Duk, and Takashi Miike. See more details on those »

- Debi Moore

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SXSW Film 'That Guy Dick Miller' Gets North American Distribution (Exclusive)

4 June 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

That Guy Dick Miller, which made a splash after its world premiere at SXSW in March, has been picked up for North American distribution by Canada’s IndieCan Entertainment. The film is slated for a theatrical release in the winter of 2014/2015. Photos: The Scene at SXSW 2014 The documentary -- directed by Elijah Drenner (American Gridhouse) and co-produced by Drenner and Lainie Miller (The Perfect Game) -- follows the life and career of character actor Dick Miller, from his childhood, to his first big onscreen role (Bucket of Blood), to his artwork. Miller’s career spanned six decades with more than 175 motion pictures, four TV series

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- Michael Sugerman

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Edinburgh unveils 2014 line-up

28 May 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Highlights include Anton Corbijn’s A Most Wanted Man, starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Abel Ferrara’s controversial Dsk feature Welcome To New York.

The full line-up of the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival (Eiff) has been revealed this morning by artistic director Chris Fujiwara at Edinburgh’s Filmhouse.

This year’s festival, which runs from June 18-29, will comprise 156 features from 47 countries, including 11 world premieres, eight international premieres, seven European premieres and 95 UK premieres.

New titles announced today include Anton Corbijn’s A Most Wanted Man, starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final performances that was first shown at Sundance in January.

Straight from its lively premiere in Cannes is Abel Ferrara’s controversial title Welcome To New York, inspired by the case of former Imf managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, starring Gérard Depardieu, which will receive its UK premiere at Eiff.

Other new titles added to the line-up include [link=nm »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Kings of Cult – An Art Tribute to Roger Corman and Joe Dante

27 May 2014 11:20 AM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Our thanks to Adam Smasher and Soua Her of the Hero Complex Gallery for hosting the memorable opening night of Kings of Cult: An Art Tribute to Roger Corman and Joe Dante. A special shout-out to Tfh's own Chris Condon for his herculean effort in coordinating the efforts of all concerned. Tfh gurus Ernest Dickerson, Mark Goldblatt. Larry Karaszewski, Ed Neumeier, Josh Olson, Brian Trenchard-Smith, Chris Wilkinson and Edgar Wright were part of the packed house. You can view other pictures of the festivities at Shock Till You Drop, Daily Dead and a great selection of Howling werewolves at Geek Tyrant. You can purchase art from the Kings of Cult show here at the Hero Complex site.  

Roger Corman closely inspecting the art.

Chris Condon manhandling one of Rob Bottin's original masks for The Howling.

Roger and Joe feverishly signing.

Roger and cinematographer Elle Schneider (That Guy Dick Miller »

- TFH Team

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SXSW 2014 Review: ‘That Guy Dick Miller’ is an Affectionate Appreciation in Need of More Dick

8 March 2014 12:00 PM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

The movies are filled with familiar faces with seemingly forgettable names. They’ll never see themselves on a marquee or win an Oscar, but people like Bob Gunton, Paul Gleason, and Brion James always make their brief moments onscreen count. Their presence often raises the level of a film, if even for a few minutes, but while most viewers would agree with the sentiment the actors go unsung in the general consciousness. Dick Miller is another one of those guys. He’s been in over 200 films, and while a couple of them saw him in a major or even leading role the vast majority found him simply as the clerk, the man behind the counter, the cop, the [insert generic occupation here] guy. If you’ve seen a Joe Dante movie then you’ve seen Miller in action, and the odds are almost as good if you’ve ever seen a Roger Corman film. Miller »

- Rob Hunter

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SXSW: Check out an exclusive clip from cult actor doc 'That Guy Dick Miller' -- Video

7 March 2014 12:43 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

If you’re a fan of Roger Corman or Joe Dante then you’re probably also a fan of Dick Miller, who is something of a fixture in both their filmographies.

And even if you’re not, there’s a very good chance you’re at least familiar with his face, given that the veteran character actor has appeared in more than 150 films and TV shows, including The Terminator, both Gremlins movies, and Star Trek: Next Generation.

On Friday night, a new documentary about Miller – called, appropriately enough, That Guy Dick Miller — will receive its world premiere at SXSW. »

- Clark Collis

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SXSW Film Program Features ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Anniversary Screening, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ with Wes Anderson and more

31 January 2014 10:41 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Sundance just ended, and we are already preparing for the next big film festival, South By Southwest. Not too long ago, the festival announced a few of the films premiering this year, but now they’ve announced the main slate. The midnight selections and some inevitable late-breaking additions are still to be announced, but this should be more than enough to get you excited. Along with many World Premieres, and Sundance favorites like Richard Linklater’s Boyhood and Gareth EvansThe Raid 2, the line up also includes an anniversary screening of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and an extended Q&A screening of The Grand Budapest Hotel with Wes Anderson. SXSW 2014 runs March 7 through 15 in Austin, Texas. Check out the line up after the jump.

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Narrative Feature Competition

Eight world premieres, eight unique ways to celebrate the art of storytelling. Selected from 1,324 films submitted to SXSW 2014. Films screening in Narrative »

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SXSW 2014 Lineup Includes Universal Pictures’ Neighbors and Jon Favreau’s Chef

30 January 2014 6:57 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Today the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival announced a diverse features lineup for this year’s Festival, the 21st edition and running March 7 – 15, 2014 in Austin, Texas. The 2014 program expands on SXSW tradition of embracing a range of genres and span of budgets, featuring a wealth of vision from experienced and developing filmmakers alike.

For more information visit http://sxsw.com/film.

Listed in the announcement are 115 of the features that will screen over the course of nine days at SXSW 2014. The lineup below includes 68 films from first-time filmmakers, and consists of 76 World Premieres, 10 North American Premieres and 7 U.S. Premieres. These films were selected from a record 2,215 feature-length film submissions composed of 1,540 U.S. and 675 international feature-length films. With a record number of 6,482 submissions total, the overall increase was 14% over 2013. The Midnighters feature section and the Short Film program will be announced on February 5, with the complete »

- Movie Geeks

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Neighbors, Faults, We’ll Never Have Paris, Creep & Open Windows Lead SXSW 2014 Film Line-Up

30 January 2014 2:06 PM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

After announcing earlier this month that Jon Favreau’s Chef and the Veronica Mars movie will be making their world debuts at SXSW this year, the festival has revealed its full line-up, including further very promising world premieres, alongside appearances from some of the year’s most high-profile films.

The Midnight programme will be announced early next month, along with the Shorts line-up, and the complete Conference slate a little later as well.

Led by Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, Nicholas Stoller’s anticipated R-rated comedy, Neighbors, will be making its world debut at the festival, notably marked out as a ‘work-in-progress’ ahead of its theatrical release in May.

David Gordon Green’s acclaimed Joe will make its Us premiere, having bowed at Venice and then Toronto last year. Early reviews have Nicolas Cage giving one of the finest performances of his career, with Tye Sheridan (Mud) excellent alongside him. »

- Kenji Lloyd

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Wigon’s Heart Machine, Meyerhoff’s Unicorns, Levine’s Wild Canaries & Margaret Brown’s The Great Invisible In 2014 SXSW Comp Line-Up

30 January 2014 1:35 PM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Not sure if there is a Short Term 12 equivalent in this year’s Narrative Feature Comp, but on paper SXSW programmers are serving up a mean (and the usual lean group of 8 out of a whopping 1,324 film entries) for the upcoming competitiuon of eight which includes notable entries (that we’ve been tracking for a good time now) such as Zachary Wigon’s The Heart Machine, John Magary’s The Mend, Leah Meyerhoff’s I Believe in Unicorns and Lawrence Michael Levine’s Wild Canaries. Undoubtedly one of the most anticipated docs of the year, on the non-fiction side we find Margaret Brown’s The Great Invisible. Below you’ll find a breakdown of the other sections (notable world preems in We’ll Never Have Paris and Faults (see Mary Elizabeth Winstead above), some Sundance items with Texan connections and other nuggets.

Narrative Feature Competition

Eight world premieres, eight »

- Eric Lavallee

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SXSW unveils 2014 line-up

30 January 2014 12:00 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Headliners strand includes first screenings of the upcoming Universal comedy Neighbors (pictured) starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron and Australian time-travel thriller Predestination with Ethan Hawke.

The 21st edition of the festival in Austin, Texas, runs from March 7-15. The new Episodics programme will include new upcoming television work including Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn for his El Rey Network, HBO’s upcoming Silicon Valley and Fox’s Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey.

The first ever SXsports section will include as previously announced an on-stage conversation with Jurgen Klinsmann, the former German international striker and current Us national team coach in the run-up to the World Cup in Brazil this summer.

Among the Special Events is a screening of Berlinale opener The Grand Budapest Hotel followed by an extended Q&A with Wes Anderson.

The eight world premiere selections in the Narrative Feature Competition are:

10,000km (Spain) by Carlos Marques Marcet;Animals by Collin Schiffli;[link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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