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Love Season 2 Trailer Arrives Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Like it or lump it, Valentine’s Day is upon us – and there’s Love in the air.

And we’re not talking about the sickeningly sentimental, schmaltzy kind that’s no doubt populating your various social feeds; instead, we’re referring to the Netflix original series that struck a chord with subscribers last year with a refreshingly frank, down-to-earth look at romance in the 21st century. Told through the lens of Mickey and Gus – Community‘s Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust, respectively – Love chronicles the unlikely romance that blossoms when a self-confessed sex addict (Mickey) crosses paths with an aspiring screenwriter named Gus. It’s a dynamic that brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘it’s complicated’ and up above you’ll find the very first trailer for Love season 2, which arrives just in time for Valentine’s Day.

For more, here’s the logline: “It’s worth a shot.
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5 Exciting Films to Catch at the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival

The 13th Hong Kong Asian Film Festival is already on its second week but there are still many exceptional movies slated to grace the competition. Here are five intriguing films to catch.

“Three Stories Of Love”

Written and directed by Ryosuke Hashiguchi, Three Stories of Love chronicles the interconnected lives of a mourning widower, a disgruntled housewife, and a gay lawyer—who are all unlucky in love. The three stories tread a thread of broken hearts and hopeful love. (October 21 & 31)

“The Wailing”

Writer-director Na Hong-jin’s The Wailing follows a policeman investigating the strange illnesses and killings in a rural village. Meshing East Asian mythology with the tropes of a murder mystery, The Wailing delivers an engrossing viewing experience. (October 22)

Mad World

Wong Chun’s Mad World centers on a bipolar stockbroker reuniting with his estranged father. Tensions mount as father and son deal with old family wounds that have yet to heal.
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The 10 best web series of 2013

From surreal sci-fi invasion comedy The Power Inside to hard-hitting death row documentary One for Ten, it has been an eclectic but wonderful year for web TV series

If television is the brash younger sibling of cinema, then online web series are its screaming newborn grandchildren. As it's a medium still very much in its infancy, a whole host of questions remain unanswered. How long should an episode be? How do you keep fickle viewers coming back for more? Will they ever make any money? Until those answers are found, online filmmakers will continue to explore the possibilities of the nascent form, occasionally with wonderful results. Here are the best examples from 2013.

The Power Inside

When Earth is invaded by a plague of killer moustaches, an ageing barber (Harvey Keitel) and his downtrodden sidekick (Submarine's Craig Roberts) are humanity's last line of defence against the extra-terrestrial facefuzz.

An anti-hipster sci-fi comedy,
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Attention Foodies! New Bravo Docu-Series Eat, Drink, Love Premiering This August

Attention Foodies! New Bravo Docu-Series Eat, Drink, Love Premiering This August
Are you a foodie? Do you wish to experience the glitz and glamour of the Los Angeles culinary world from the comfort of your own couch? Then Bravo has something very special for you coming in August. The network will premiere a new docu-series Eat, Drink, Love on Sunday, August 11. Eat, Drink, Love chronicles the lives of a tight-knit group of five single ladies who are trying to navigate the male-dominated Los Angeles food world. Ready to meet the ladies? Kat Odell: This New York native left her job as a writer at Bon Appétit to become the editor of the prestigious food blog, Eater L.A. As its editor, Kat learns exclusive scoops on rising talent, and she is perpetually the first to break news on...
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Cannes: Sundance Selects Nabs 'House Of Tolerance', 'Goodbye First Love'

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Cannes: Sundance Selects Nabs 'House Of Tolerance', 'Goodbye First Love'
Cannes, France (May 18, 2011) – Sundance Selects announced today from the 2011 Cannes Film Festival that the company is acquiring all North American rights to writer/director Bertrand Bonello’s House Of Tolerance (which made its world premiere in Competition at this week’s festival) and pre-bought all U.S. rights to writer/director Mia Hansen Love’s Goodbye First Love. The films were both acquired by Sundance Selects from Films Distribution. Jonathan Sehring, President of Sundance Selects, said: "We're thrilled to continue our relationship with Nicolas Brigaud Robert and Francois Yon at Films Distribution with these two beautiful films. Bertrand Bonello has made a stunning movie with House Of Tolerance and we are looking forward to bringing him his largest American audience. We are also very happy to follow-up Father of My Children with Mia Hansen Love's new film Goodbye First Love. She's one of the most exciting and talented new filmmakers.
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Trailer For “Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed” (Vivica Fox, Rockmond Dunbar, Ving Rhames)

It’s apparently a sequel to the 2003 film, Love Chronicles, which starred Robin Givens & Terrence Howard. Didn’t see it. Did you? It was a straight-to-dvd release, just as Love Chronicles: Sercrets Revealed will be as well; look for this “romantic dramedy” on Netflix next week Tuesday, July 13th.

The story goes… As radio personality Darren (Rockmond Dunbar) dishes out relationship advice over the airwaves, he struggles to prevent his own marriage to Janet (Vivica A. Fox) from falling apart. Meanwhile, fellow DJ Mike V (Ving Rhames) tries to protect a young woman from getting her heart broken. Mike Epps also stars as a successful author who counsels a married woman (Elise Neal).

Tyler Maddox-Simms is the director; this is his 3rd effort. He also directed the first Love Chronicles movie, and, before that, a 1999 film called Bar-b-q, about an athlete, his girlfriend, friends, and a barbecue party, crashed by neighbors.
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I Am Love or Mama Sleeps with the Chef

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Operatic in scope, Luca Guadagnino's mesmerizing I Am Love chronicles the carryings-on of an aristocratic Italian family from one grand meal to another. But with each bite taken from each exquisitely prepared dish, the final course of tragedy gets more and more ready to be served up.

In the opening scenes, in an overwhelming Milan manor, the matriarch, Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton), along with her brigade of servants, sweeps from room to room, making sure every detail is perfect. Even in the kitchen, a misplaced drop of sauce on a plate is carefully wiped away.

And while the pots are ever so carefully stirred, the children and the guests arrive like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that don't quite fit together.

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