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Detention Blu-ray and DVD Arrive July 31st

Detention Blu-ray and DVD Arrive July 31st
Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck) star in the instant cult classic Detention, coming to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital July 31st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In this comedy-horror hybrid, a group of high school seniors must prevent themselves from becoming the victims of a slasher movie villain terrorizing their small town of Grizzly Lake. Along the way they encounter body switching, time travel, and even a human-insect hybrid. The film also stars Spencer Locke (TV's Cougar Town) and Shanley Caswell (upcoming The Warren Files) and features music by The Kills, The Pussycat Dolls, 50 Cent, Hole, C&C Music Factory and Public Enemy.

The Blu-ray, DVD are packed with bonus materials, including a feature-length featurette. "Cheat Mode: The Unbelievably Mind Melting Making of Detention" provides detailed insights from cast and crew on the making of the film as well as trivia throughout. In addition, the
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Detention: Blu-ray/DVD Release Details and Cover Art

Joseph Kahn’s Detention had a limited theatrical release earlier this year and will be released to Blu-ray/DVD on July 31st. For those interested in learning more about the movie, we have a photo gallery and trailer, along with the cover art and a list of bonus features:

Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook and Spencer Locke star in Detention, a hipster, teen horror-comedy where the local students of Grizzly Lake must survive their final year of high school. Standing in their way is Cinderhella, a slasher-movie killer who has seemingly come to life and is preying on the school’s student body. As the clock ticks and the bodies pile up, the likely suspects are embroiled in a race against time to stop Cinderhella and ultimately save the world… if only they can get out of detention.”

Bonus Features:

-Cheat Mode: The Unbelievably Mind Melting Making Of Detention

-Screen Tests
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“Detention” Comes to DVD July 31st

“Detention” Comes to DVD July 31st
Sony Pictures has announced the imminent release of Detention, a teen-horror comedy starring Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson and Good Luck Chuck’s Dane Cook.

The film, according to Sony, “is a hipster, teen horror-comedy, in which the students of Grizzly Lake must survive their final year of high school. Standing in their way is Cinderhella, a slasher-movie killer who has seemingly come to life and is preying on the school’s student body. As the clock ticks and the bodies pile up, the likely suspects are embroiled in a race against time to stop Cinderhella and ultimately save the world . if only they can get out of detention.”

It’s Breakfast Club meets Carrie meets Halloween and directed by Joseph Kahn. The DVD and Blu-Ray set bows on July 31st with the following bonus features: Cheat Mode: The Unbelievably Mind Melting Making of Detention Featurette, a Fight Rehearsal Featurette, a Riffing with Dane Featurette,
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'Detention' starring Josh Hutcherson and Dane Cook to Release in July

By MoreHorror.com

The cult-classic film Detention starring Josh Hutcherson and Dane cook will release on Blu-ray., DVD and Digital July 31st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Check out the official details below, as well as the official movie trailer.

From the Official Release:

Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck) star in the instant cult-classic Detention, coming to Blu-Ray., DVD and Digital July 31st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In this comedy-horror hybrid, a group of high school seniors must prevent themselves from becoming the victims of a slasher-movie villain terrorizing their small town of Grizzly Lake. Along the way, they encounter body-switching, time-travel, and even a human-insect hybrid. The film also stars Spencer Locke (TV.s .Cougar Town.) and Shanley Caswell (Upcoming The Warren Files) and features music by The Kills, Pussycat Dolls, 50 Cent, Hole, C&C Music Factory and Public Enemy.

The Blu-Ray
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Get Sent to Detention on Blu-ray and DVD this July

The official home video announcement for Joseph Kahn's new slasher flick Detention has arrived, and we've got the goods for you right here. Read on to find out what to expect when this much talked about flick makes its way home.

From the Press Release

Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck) star in the instant cult classic Detention, coming to Blu-Ray™, DVD and Digital July 31st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In this comedy-horror hybrid, a group of high school seniors must prevent themselves from becoming the victims of a slasher movie villain terrorizing their small town of Grizzly Lake. Along the way they encounter body switching, time travel, and even a human-insect hybrid. The film also stars Spencer Locke (TV’s “Cougar Town”) and Shanley Caswell (upcoming The Warren Files) and features music by The Kills, Pussycat Dolls, 50 Cent, Hole, C&C Music Factory and Public Enemy.
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Detention Movie Review

Detention Movie Review
Title: Detention Director: Joseph Kahn Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, Dane Cook, Walter Perez Undoubtedly the idea was to bring out the long-delayed horror-comedy “Detention,” starring Josh Hutcherson, after the profile-raising release of “The Hunger Games” last month, but there almost certainly was also a significant amount of email back-and-forth from Hutcherson’s management team with other studio folk about how to downplay its theatrical unspooling, and kind of dump the body from a slowly moving van, without hoping too many people notice. A film of boundless energy and if not empty voice then at least wholly scattershot imagination, the over-the-top ”Detention” debuted last year at SXSW, which seems a [ Read More ]
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[Review] Detention

Eight years ago director Joseph Kahn made the critically-despised comedy Torque. His motorcycle joke was not a part of the Fast and Furious meathead-aimed knock-offs, but instead parodied their stupidity. While Torque did feel like it was no different from that genre at times, it was an overall success in its lampooning of that horrid brand of action filmmaking. His latest film, Detention is, somehow, even more manic. Not only does Kahn present the pop-culture of today and the 90s, but also covers every genre imaginable.

From a high school love story to a slasher pic, Detention has it all. There’s the cynical reject Riley (Shanley Caswell), the cool kid Clapton Davis (Josh Hutcherson), the mindless cheerleader Ione (Spencer Locke), the creepy nerd Sander Sanderson (Aaron David Johnson), and a handful of other stereotypes, which Kahn dutifully deconstructs. They all face daily teenage problems, drama portrayed in the form of a serial killer,
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Detention | In Theaters April 13th

Cancel your future and check out Detention, a hipster, teen horror-comedy where the local students of Grizzly Lake must survive their final year of high school.

The road to graduation is never an easy one, but standing in their way is Cinderhella, a slasher-movie killer who has seemingly come to life and is preying on the school.s student body. As the clock ticks and the bodies pile up, the likely suspects are embroiled in a race against time to stop Cinderhella and ultimately save the world. if only they can get out of detention.

Directed by Joseph Kahn, the film stars Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, and Dane Cook.

Official Website: http://detentionmovie.com/main/

Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DetentionFlick Detention will hit theaters on April 13, 2012
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Detention Trailer and Posters

Here are the trailer and two posters for teen slasher movie called Detention, directed by Joseph Kahn, who also directed the horrific motorcycle movie Torque. Written by Kahn and Mark Palermo, the film stars Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, Walter Perez, Erica Shaffer, Parker Bagley, and Alison Woods. Here’s the [...]

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New Release Dates for Detention, Bernie, and Hyde Park On Hudson

We have three new release dates to pass along. Two of them are coming up quick, so have your calendar ready: Detention - The high school horror-comedy led by Shanley Caswell and Josh Huthcerson will open in 10 theaters on April 13 before expanding. Bernie - Richard Linklater's black comedy starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, and Shirley MacLaine is scheduled for release on April 27. Hyde Park on Hudson - We'll get to see Bill Murray play Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the thick of award season on December 7. Hit the jump for more on each movie. Dates via Heat Vision and Box Office Mojo. Detention Detention is Joseph Kahn's follow-up to Torque. Dane Cook, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, Walter Perez, Erica Shaffer, Parker Bagley, and Alison Woods. I can't really sell it in text, so check out the trailer for better insight into the whacked out production. The official synopsis: Detention,
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Joseph Kahns Detention Picked Up By Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions

Slasher time travel fest 'Detention' has been acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (Spwa). The Joseph Kahn ('Torque') helmed picture which stars Josh Hutcherson ('Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant') and Shanley Caswell (below) alongside 'not-so-funny'-man Dane Cook will hopefully receieve an official release date sooner now rather than later. Spencer Locke ('Resident Evil: Extinction'), Aaron David Johnson, Parker Bagley, Alison Woods, Walter Perez and Carrie Wiita all co-star. Check out the plot and what Kahn had to say on the acquisition below....
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Sony Buys Joseph Kahn’s ‘Detention’

Sony Buys Joseph Kahn’s ‘Detention’
At first glance, Joseph Kahn's Detention looks, as I've said before, like it might be just a "post-Scream meta-slasher movie." But the trailer [1] we saw for the film suggested that it is a lot more than that, or at least a lot more crazy than that. Reviews out of SXSW, where the film premiered, were slightly mixed, but the enthusiastic ones were very enthusiastic. In short, I'm hoping that Detention will be a movie that can satiate my hunger for a wild genre movie in the same way that Attack the Block satisfies as a teen-oriented summer sci-fi thriller. We'll all get to see Detention sometime in the coming months thanks to Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, which has picked up all rights to distribute the film. A press release and a THR [2] news break offer up the news, and the press release giddily repeats one summarization of the film: "an apocalyptic,
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Detention

SXSW Film Review

Detention

Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011

Director: Joseph Kahn, Writers: Joseph Kahn & Mark Palermo

A downtrodden 17-year-old girl is sent to detention where she must survive a slasher film killer and save the world in time for prom.

Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson (World Premiere)

Who’S It For?: This is especially for those just leaving high school, as for the right person, Detention will play right on cue to chords of pre-adulthood angst. As for everyone else, some appetite for 100% pop sugar is needed for full enjoyment of this movie.

Overall

Roaring from the under-appreciated kinetics of his debut motorcycle-actioner Torque, music video director Joseph Kahn has concocted Detention, a delicious MegaGulp of wonderfully true teen satire. Though its imagination speedily transcends genres, bouncing between slasher film, teen comedy, and science fiction with an unending sugar rush,
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"Detention" Gets a Timeout at SXSW 2011

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Here's an appropriately chaotic interview for the chaotic high school film "Detention" by Joseph Kahn, who stopped by the IFC Crossroads House with his star (and executive producer) Josh Hutcherson and more cast members than we could fit on our couch, including Shanley Caswell, the film's charmingly perturbed female lead, and Aaron David Johnson, "Detention"'s dorky comic relief. I would try to explain what "Detention"'s about but we'd be hear all night: in short, it's a high school comedy and a slasher flick and a parody of high school comedies and slasher flicks. Kahn's film, which he also co-wrote and financed with his own money, is a crazy, caffeinated collage of pop culture quotations that eventually reveals itself as a enormous (and enormously goofy) meditation on the cyclical nature of pop culture.

Here's our chat with Kahn and company:
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SXSW Film 2011 Cheat Sheet

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...Or we should say "Cheat Sheets" since this year's SXSW Film Festival boasts over 140 films, requiring more than just one page to cover every single one of the narrative and documentary features that will be playing in Austin from March 11th through 19th. While the festival has already provided a very helpful schedule to flip through and Pdf of the screening grid online, consider this your quick hit guide to all the features at the festival - every title leads to its corresponding festival page in addition to links to trailers, official sites, filmmakers' Facebook pages and Twitter accounts so you can follow the action from the festival or from home.

Meanwhile, there will be plenty of action during these next two weeks on IFC.com where, in addition to our live video page, Matt Singer (@mattsinger) and I (@mfrushmore) will be filing reviews and interviews throughout the film festival.
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School Book Skull and Scribblings On Brand New Detention One Sheet

Cancel your future people! For the new 'Detention' teaser one-sheet has spoken. Last week we revealed to you the new trailer for the flick which looks pretty awesome and now a new poster has arrived thanks to its upcoming screening at this months SXSW event in Texas. The Joseph Kahn ('Torque') helmed slasher stars Josh Hutcherson ('Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant'), Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke ('Resident Evil: Extinction'), Aaron David Johnson (Not the guy from 'Kick-Ass'!), Parker Bagley, Alison Woods, Walter Perez and Carrie Wiita. Check out the new poster below....
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Detention (2011) Movie Trailer: Joseph Kahn, Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook

The Detention Movie Trailer has premiered. Joseph Kahn‘s Detention (2011) stars Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, Walter Perez, Erica Shaffer, Parker Bagley, and Alison Woods. Detention (2011)’s plot synopsis: “a teen horror-comedy where the local students of Grizzly Lake must survive their final year of high school. Standing in their way is a slasher movie killer who has seemingly come to life. It becomes a race against time to stop the killer and save the world – if only they can get out of detention. The Detention cuts through prom. Most of them don’t have dates anyway.” One of the things that is hilarious about this movie trailer is that director Joseph Kahn makes fun of one of his previous films, Torque. The high school students actually seem to be high school student age in this horror comedy film and very Dawson’s Creek self aware.
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Trailer for Detention Starring Josh Hutcherson and Dane Cook

A trailer has gone online for Joseph Kahn's bizarre-looking new film Detention. While the trailer cracks a joke at the expense of Kahn's previous film, Torque, it's an odd mish-mash that recalls gooey high-school comedies, Scream, and The Breakfast Club. I don't know what to make of this movie and that's exciting. The film will be making its premiere at this year's SXSW Film Festival and I'll be interested to hear the response. Hit the jump to check out the trailer. Detention stars Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, Walter Perez, Erica Shaffer, Parker Bagley, and Alison Woods. Trailer via MTV. Movie Trailers - Movies Blog Here's the official synopsis for Detention: Detention is a teen horror-comedy where the local students of Grizzly Lake must survive their final year of high school. Standing in their way is a slasher movie killer who has seemingly come to life.
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‘Detention’ Trailer: Prom Night and Time Travel and Aliens Collide

‘Detention’ Trailer: Prom Night and Time Travel and Aliens Collide
Torque director Joseph Kahn has made a very strange-looking teen slasher movie called Detention. The film will soon premiere at SXSW, and the trailer has arrived today. While the opening of the trailer might make you think this is a routine post-Scream meta-slasher movie, be sure to watch all the way through. Because this one goes to some unexpected places by the end. If nothing else, the trailer sells Detention's very high 'Wtf?' factor, and that's pretty great. MTV [1] presents the trailer, and at first I was a little put off. There's an opening gag about Torque, which is fun, and Holy Fuck's song 'Frenchy's' [2] drew me in. But there's a good little bit of high school drama and politics to set up, and that bit of the trailer isn't cut so well. But then it goes off the rails with shots of murder, aliens, and all sorts of other weirdness.
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Slasher Action Finally Revealed in Detention Trailer Debut At Texas SXSW 2011

It's been nearly a month since we covered anything on new slasher flick 'Detention' from director Joseph Kahn ('Torque') but finally thanks to it's screening at this months SXSW event in Texas we can take a gander at the trailer! It kicks off like any other teen comedy romp and then swiftly moves into sinister tongue-in-cheek horror action. Josh Hutcherson ('Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant'), Shanley Caswell, hottie Spencer Locke - below ('Resident Evil: Extinction'), Alison Woods, Parker Bagley, Walter Perez, Aaron David Johnson and of course the hilarious(!?) Dane Cook. Mark Palermo co-wrote the script along with director Kahn. Check out the plot and trailer below....
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