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2 items from 2009

Battle of the Bands

10 August 2009 8:39 AM, PDT | | See recent IFC news »

This week offers animation from Asia, science fiction from South Africa, horror from Europe and romance on the home continent.

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Despite the odd detour to pen such fare as the unpleasant 1993 remake of "The Vanishing," actor-turned-writer/director Todd Graff has returned time and again to themes of ambitious young performers struggling for recognition. With his follow-up to 2003's "Camp," he offers up a plush, pristinely PG tale of a gaggle of Texas high school misfits who congregate under the believe-in-yourself banner to put together a fledgling rock band. "High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens co-stars as Sa5m (the 5 is silent), the object of affection for wannabe rock star Will (Gaelan Connell). Aly Michalka, Charlie Saxton and Ryan Donowho fill out the "Breakfast Club"-esque supporting roles.

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Ryan Reynolds To Star In Indie Thriller Buried

25 June 2009 7:16 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Ryan Reynolds will star in Buried, a film that pushes him well out of the studio comfort zone, according to Variety. The film is about a civilian contractor in Iraq who is kidnapped and buried alive in the desert. According to the trade he has a candle, knife and cell phone; not the sort of things typically left on the person of someone who is being buried alive, so I'm tending towards the assumption there's more going on than just Iraq war drama. The film will shoot in Spain under the direction of Rodrigo Cortes from a script by Chris Sparling. Reading just the bare details I can't help but think of the amazing film The Vanishing, which remains my favorite 'buried alive' movie. (The 1988 original, not director George Sluizer's own 1993 remake.) The tenusous safety of civilian warzone contractors makes for a good starting point for a thriller, too. »

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