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4 items from 2017

It’s Not Whatever: ‘Edge of Seventeen’ and Teen Depression

21 March 2017 7:52 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

How ‘Edge of Seventeen’ spots the differences between teen angst and teen depression.

Edge of Seventeen’s Nadine is a character at war with herself. In one scene, Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), nauseous from a night of binge drinking, leans over a toilet bowl. She mumbles, “I had the worst thought, I’ve got to spend the rest of my life with myself.” Usually, in teen dramas, people Nadine’s age drink at stylized house parties. Instead, writer-director Kelly Fremon Craig depicts Nadine and her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson) content to be together. However, Nadine will soon be at war with herself and with Krista. Following the evening of teenage drinking, Krista begins a relationship with Nadine’s older perfect brother, Darian (Blake Jenner). In response, Nadine flirts with self-destruction as well as classmate Erwin Kim (Hayden Szeto). Edge of Seventeen has the kind of plot that can push a film into either of two categories: »

- Francesca Fau

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The Edge of Seventeen

11 February 2017 2:54 PM, PST | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

The Edge of Seventeen

Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD

Universal Studios Home Entertainment

2016 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 105 min. / Street Date February 14, 2017 / 34.98

Starring – Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Hayden Szeto, Alexander Calvert.

Cinematography- Doug Emmett

Film Editor – Tracey Wadmore-Smith

Original Music – Atti Övarsson-

Produced by – James L. Brooks, Kelly Fremon Craig, Julie Ansell, Richard Sakai

Written and Directed by – Kelly Fremon Craig

Teen comedies can be annoying, but every year seems to bring a good one. What work nicely are thoughtful movies that acknowledge the modern problems of teens in such a highly sexualized world, and place the sexual aspects in a non-exploitative context. I have been entertained and moved by Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick in Election, Ellen Page in Juno and Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. This year’s The Edge of Seventeen is a bright writing-directing »

- Glenn Erickson

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Horror Highlights: Blackburn, Starcade Reboot, Drifter, The Magicians, Barkerton, The Luring

11 January 2017 6:40 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Lauro Chartrand's Blackburn has been released on VOD in the Us courtesy of Tombstone Distribution. Also in today's Highlights: details on Shout! Factory's Starcade "Retro-boot," a new trailer and poster for Drifter, info on the interactive experience for The Magicians, Day Rusk's Barkerton novel, and The Luring Indiegogo details.

Blackburn VOD Release Details: Press Release: "Los Angeles, California - Director Lauro Chartrand and writer Nastasha Baron’s Blackburn has already released within the United Kingdom, this past September. The film also saw Canadian markets in December, via Raven Banner Entertainment. Now, the film is available in the United States, with Tombstone Distribution, a subdivision of Archstone. Blackburn has just released on various Video-on-demand platforms, this past January 9th.

This 3Brane Entertainment production involves a group of friends, in a remote Alaskan town. A forest fire and rockslide force the friends into an old asylum. Within, Jade (Sarah Lind), Shaun »

- Tamika Jones

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Blackburn is Opening the Asylum for Horror Fans in the United States

10 January 2017 4:00 PM, PST | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Blackburn, from director Lauro Chartrand and writer Nastasha Baron, is now available in the United States. Tombstone, a subdivision of Archstone Distribution, has released this asylum-set feature, on various Video-on-demand platforms. The film stars: Sarah Lind, Zack Peladeau, Emilie Ullerup, Calum Worthy, Alexander Calvert and many more. Already released in the United Kingdom and Canada, the film is now available on Amazon and many more platforms. A preview of the film's Us launch is hosted here. The story begins with a rockslide. Several friends are then trapped in the Blackburn Asylum, after the event. Inside, they find that some of the asylum's former residents are still roaming the closed rooms. Now, they must face the blackened remnants of the institution and the burned former patients. Blackburn is or is soon to be available on several VOD platforms. Outside of Amazon, the film will also be available on: iTunes, Google Play, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Michael Allen)

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