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‘Good Time’: Robert Pattinson Reveals He Had to Shoot a Sex Act Too Obscene for Theaters [Updated]

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‘Good Time’: Robert Pattinson Reveals He Had to Shoot a Sex Act Too Obscene for Theaters [Updated]
The Safdie Brothers’ acclaimed New York City drama “Good Time” is opening in theaters August 11, and audiences are in store for a ton of dangerously unpredictable acts form its lead character, Robert Pattinson’s Constantine “Connie” Nikas. But it turns out we won’t be seeing what could’ve been the most shocking and obscene movie movement of 2017, at least not in the theatrical cut.

Read MoreRobert Pattinson Gives a Career-Best Performance in the Safdie Brothers’ ‘Good Time

Pattinson stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote the movie, and he revealed the most shocking part of filming was when he had to film a scene in which he gives a dog a hand job. Even for those who have seen “Good Time,” this act would’ve been far too obscene. It’s best to just let Pattinson explain what went down:

There’s a big dog. There was actually, sadly,
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New Trailer for Bobcat Golthwait's Willow Creek Bigfoot Horror Film

Bobcat Golthwait was best known for acting in the "Police Academy" movies, but has since moved on to directing. While he was noticed for his work on "Windy City Heat," he was eventually taken seriously after the dark comedy "World's Greatest Dad," starring Robin Williams. Golthwait is now back with a new micro-budget horror film, called "Willow Creek," and we now have a new trailer for it. The movie is set to be released in select theaters and on VOD on June 6th. Plot: Jim and his girlfriend Kelly are in Willow Creek, California, to retrace the steps of Bigfoot researchers Patterson and Gimlin, who, in 1967, recorded the most famous film of the legendary monster. Kelly is a skeptic, along for the ride to spend time with her boyfriend between acting gigs. Jim, a believer, hopes to capture footage of his own, so his camera is constantly rolling. Trailer:
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Bobcat Goldthwait Named President of 20th Oldenburg Film Festival Jury

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Bobcat Goldthwait Named President of 20th Oldenburg Film Festival Jury
Bobcat Goldthwait was named President of the next month's 20th Oldenburg Film Festival jury on Friday. Goldthwait, who started his career as a stand-up comic and became an actor ("Police Academy"), transitioned to the director of films such as "Windy City Heat" and "World's Greatest Dad" (starring Robin Williams), as well as TV shows including "Chappelle's Show" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Also read: Hugh Jackman to Receive Zurich Film Festival's Golden Icon Award A tribute to his work, including a screener of his 2006 film "Sleeping Dogs Lie," will be shown at the festival. In
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Trailer for Bobcat Golthwait's Willow Creek Bigfoot Horror Film

Bobcat Golthwait was best known for acting in the "Police Academy" movies, but has since moved on to directing. While he was noticed for his work on "Windy City Heat," he was eventually taken seriously after the dark comedy "World's Greatest Dad," starring Robin Williams. Golthwait is now back with a new micro-budget horror film, called "Willow Creek," and we now have a trailer for it. The movie is currently in the middle of its festival run, but has yet to get a release date. Check out the trailer below, which contains a bit of nudity and some language. Plot: Jim and his girlfriend Kelly are in Willow Creek, California, to retrace the steps of Bigfoot researchers Patterson and Gimlin, who, in 1967, recorded the most famous film of the legendary monster. Kelly is a skeptic, along for the ride to spend time with her boyfriend between acting gigs. Jim, a believer,
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Blu-ray Review: Flawed Satire ‘God Bless America’ Has Moments of Brilliance

Chicago – How does one attempt to review a picture that has a 5-star opening act, a 2-star finale and several flashes of brilliance amidst a middling midsection? Are the good parts worth savoring despite the overarching flaws? In the case of Bobcat Goldthwait’s scathing yet softhearted satire on American idiocy, the answer is a resounding yes..

God Bless America” is not as uproarious as Goldthwait’s 2006 effort, “Sleeping Dogs Lie,” nor as poignant as his 2009 Robin Williams vehicle, “World’s Greatest Dad,” but as a disgruntled liberal’s wet dream, the film is impossible to resist—at least during its first half-hour. What nearly holds the film together is the endearingly droll work from leading man Joel Murray (brother of Bill), who could easily attain cult status for this role.

Blu-ray Rating: 3.5/5.0

One of the criticisms routinely launched at this film is that it falls far short of its obvious cinematic inspiration,
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‘God Bless America’ interview with writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait

Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait stepped out of his Police Academy shadow with his first directed film Shakes the Clown in 1991, in which he also starred as the title character. Since then, Goldthwait has put more of his focus on becoming a filmmaker, releasing absurd cult favorites like World’s Greatest Dad (starring Robin Williams), Windy City Heat, and now his raging dark comedy, God Bless America.

In his latest film, Joel Murray plays a divorced father named Frank who decides he has had enough of bratty reality TV stars, jackass political commentators, people who talk during movies, etc. With the help of a young girl named Roxy (Tara Lynne Barr), Frank decides to kill some people in hopes of making our world a nicer place.

I sat down with Goldthwait to discuss God Bless America, what he thinks of MTV, and the little anti-Semites extras he worked with on set.

God Bless America
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Interview: Bobcat Goldthwait Shoots Idiocy in the Face in ‘God Bless America’

Chicago – Embarrassments both mortifying and tragic are viewed through a cathartically hilarious and disarmingly humanistic lens in the cinema of Bobcat Goldthwait. Over the last decade, the “Police Academy” star has emerged as one of the most gifted cinematic satirists in America. His comedic targets are often audaciously provocative and there’s always a wealth of sincerity within the snark.

His jaw-dropping 2003 farce “Windy City Heat” allegedly duped a talentless actor Perry Caravello into unknowingly joining a phony production that promised instant stardom. 2006’s “Sleeping Dogs Lie” charted the downward spiral of a young woman’s personal life after she came clean about her dappling in bestiality, while 2008’s “World’s Greatest Dad” featured a career-best performance from Robin Williams as a father who took advantage of a sudden tragedy to make a last-ditch attempt at happiness.

Goldthwait’s latest film is “God Bless America,” a brutally scathing indictment of America’s increasingly vapid culture.
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Exclusive: MoreHorror attends Screening of Bobcat Goldthwait's God Bless America

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By MoreHorror.com

Dawna Lee Heising of MoreHorror.com had a chance to interview the wonderful writer and filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait about his movie God Bless America at a screening in La last week.

Check out the video interview blow the details which includes the trailer of the film for your enjoyment.

From The Press Release:

Magnolia Pictures and Darko Entertainment In Association with Jerkschool Productions Presented Writer and Director Bobcat Goldthwait’s God Bless America

Dawna Lee Heising and John Cox for attended the screening of God Bless America from filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait for MoreHorror.com on Monday, April 9th at 7:30 p.m. at the Clarity Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Heising interviewed Goldthwait at the reception prior to the screening.

God Bless America was written and directed by Goldthwait, through Magnolia Pictures and Darko Entertainment in association with Jerkschool Productions. The film is produced by Sean McKittrick,
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Film News: Lineup Announced For 2011 Toronto International Film Festival

Chicago – With a tremendously promising awards season in the very near future, it’s only natural that the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival would feature an embarrassment of riches. A whopping 268 feature films and 68 shorts are scheduled to screen at the 36th edition of Tiff, which runs from September 8th through the 18th. Here are a few of the highlights.

As expected, many of the fall season’s biggest titles will have their hotly anticipated premieres, such as George Clooney’s “The Ides of March,” Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants,” Jonathan Levine’s “50/50” and David Hare’s “Page Eight.” A series of previous festival favorites will also be screened before their eventual theatrical release, including several award winners at Cannes and Sundance. Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” promises to feature a startlingly sinister performance by beloved comedian and filmmaker Albert Brooks. He plays a criminal in hot pursuit of a stunt
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The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Week

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The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Week
As but a supplement to the awesome features and original reporting TVLine has coming your way this week, here are 29 shows you might want to keep on your radar.

Monday, April 11

8/7c | House (Fox) | While House delves into Thirteen’s prison secret during a road trip, the team back home treats a hoarder with a secret (and his secret has a secret!).

8 pm | Chuck (NBC) | Chuck tries to save Vivian from an assassin; Mary tries to keep Ellie from digging into her father’s past.

8 pm | The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family) | Ben pops the question. (Shouldn
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Bobcat Goldthwait’s God Bless America will Kill the Kids of MTV’s My Super Sweet 16

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It was revealed last week on The Adam Carolla Show that Bobcat Goldthwait has found his next project, backed by Darko Pictures. Comedy named God Bless America, involves over-indulged teenagers and a binge killing.

Comedian Goldthwait, who rose to stardom in the 80′s with mad characters like Zed in the Police Academy franchise and One Crazy Summer‘s Egg Stork, has proven himself to be a creative talent behind the lens as well, helming the darkly comic stunning success. Re this dark road trip that Goldthwait might soon be taking, the comedian stated:

There’s a middle aged guy and he’s at home watching a show like My Super Sweet 16, you know that show?…there’s always a horrible kid who gets everything she wants…”I wanted an Escalade! You ruined everything!” So he’s sitting at home watching a show like that, and he drives 400 miles and kills that girl – spoiler alert!
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Bobcat Goldthwait Helms "God Bless America"

Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait has announced his next project, his fourth dark comedy which will be entitled "God Bless America" and produced through Darko Pictures.

Goldthwait revealed the news on The Adam Carolla Show (via /Film), the story involves a middle aged guy fed up with the spoiled teenagers he sees on television.

He then drives to a college and kills one of the said reality stars and teams-up with her classmate for a road trip in a stolen Camaro as they set out to kill people.

Goldthwait also helmed "Shakes the Clown," "Windy City Heat" and "World's Greatest Dad".
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Bobcat Goldthwait Directing God Bless America

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Bobcat Goldthwait Directing God Bless America
Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, who rose to fame in the 80s with crazy characters like Zed in the Police Academy franchise and One Crazy Summer's Egg Stork, has proven himself to be a prolific talent behind the camera as well, helming the darkly comic masterpieces Shakes the Clown, Windy City Heat, and World's Greatest Dad.

It was announced recently on The Adam Carolla Show that Bobcat Goldthwait has found his next project, which will be produced through Darko Pictures. The comedy is titled God Bless America, and it involves spoiled teenagers and a killing spree. About this dark road trip that Bobcat Goldthwait may be taking soon, the comedian stated the following.

"There's a middle aged guy and he's at home watching a show like My Super Sweet 16, you know that show?...there's always a horrible kid who gets everything she wants..."I wanted an Escalade! You ruined everything!
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Interview: Bob Goldthwait (Sleeping Dogs Lie)

[/link] is the third feature film from writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait. Yes. That Bobcat Goldthwait, the guy who played the wacked-out gang-leader in Police Academy 2, who got fired on Christmas Eve by Bill Murray in Scrooged, who has guest-starred on “Married with Children,” “That 70s Show,” “ER,” and countless others, who was doing stand-up on “David Letterman” at age 20, who has had two HBO comedy specials, who toured as an opening act for Nirvana, and who set a chair on fire on live television while appearing on “Jay Leno”. His resume includes over 100 films and television episodes as an actor and voice talent, and during the past decade he has done extensive work behind the camera for television, directing episodes of the Comedy Central series “Crank Yankers,” “The Man Show,” and “Chappelle’s Show,” and more recently, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ratings increased considerably when Bobcat took over
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Carolla back to Comedy for nightly talker

Adam Carolla is getting back in business with Comedy Central. The former co-host of the cable network's hit series The Man Show has landed a talent deal for a weeknight talk show being eyed as a potential companion for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. Carolla would develop the program with former Jimmy Kimmel Live executive producer Daniel Kellison, who has collaborated with Carolla and Kimmel on several Comedy Central programs, including Man, Crank Yankers and Windy City Heat, out of their production company, Jackhole Industries. Carolla is the second comedian who was in the running for the hosting gig at CBS' Late Late Show to get consideration for his own talk show at Comedy Central; D.L. Hughley is developing a similar project, with former David Letterman producer Robert Morton attached (HR 12/17).

Goldthwait wins with 'Windy'

Goldthwait wins with 'Windy'
Windy City Heat, a feature film directed by and starring Boston stand-up comic Bobcat Goldthwait, won this year's Comedia Award at the just-finished Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, organizers said Monday. Comedia is JFL's film program. The movie, based on the Comedy Central series, chronicles the adventures of a man who thinks he is living the dream of starring in a Hollywood blockbuster, while the entire production is fake.

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