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Late Actress Karen Black Speaks on the Unknown in 'The Being Experience' Clip (Exclusive Video)

17 September 2013 11:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Karen Black, the Five Easy Pieces actress who died in August after a battle with cancer, is featured in the upcoming film series, The Being Experience. Here, The Hollywood Reporter debuts an exclusive clip of Black speaking with director Jennifer Elster for the project. Photos: Karen Black's Life and Career in Pictures In the series The Being Experience, actors, musicians and others are challenged to venture out into the woods without knowing their destination. This leads many of them to be very pensive about themselves and their lives. In the video, Black is seen sitting on a chair talking about

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Karen Black dies aged 74

9 August 2013 3:13 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Actress known for her performances in Five Easy Pieces and Nashville has dies in Los Angeles after battle with cancer.

Actress Karen Black, star of iconic films such as Easy Rider, Nashville and Five Easy Pieces, has died in Los Angeles aged 74 after a three-year battle with cancer.

The prolific actress appeared in more than 100 films over a career spanning 40 years.

Illinois-born Black’s breakthrough role came as a prostitute in 1960s classic Easy Rider.

The actress, known for playing temperamental and neurotic characters, earned an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe award for her memorable turn as a waitress opposite Jack Nicholson in Bob Rafelson’s Five Easy Pieces.

Black won a best supporting actress Golden Globe for her performance in the 1974 version of The Great Gatsby and she was nominated for a Grammy Award for playing a country singer in the ensemble cast of 1975 musical drama Nashville.

Her successful career during the 1970s also saw »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Karen Black dies of cancer

8 August 2013 2:41 PM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Karen Black, who starred in such iconic films as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces and The Great Gatsby (1974), has died at the age of 74. After beginning her career on Broadway, she enjoyed a long and eclectic film and TV career during which she worked with everyone from Francis Ford Coppola to Alfred Hitchcock. She won two Golden Globes and was nominated for an Oscar.

Always giving her all to the films she appeared in, and working across many different genres, Black had an unmistakable screen presence. Earlier this year, despite deteriorating health, she completed work on The Being Experience with Terrence Howard and Famke Janssen. She subsequently moved into a nursing home. She is survived by her husband, Stephen Eckelberry, her son Hunter and her daughter Celine. »

- Jennie Kermode

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Indie Spotlight

30 June 2013 10:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes details on a zombie energy drink, trailers for Ditch Day Massacre and The Dead Inside, and much more:

Zombie Terrors #1 Animated Comic: ”Asylum Press and Visionborne have joined forces to produce a slate of animated comics based on popular Asylum Press titles for the Apple iPad and other mobile devices. After the successful launch of fan-favorite Fearless Dawn #1, Zombie Terrors is the next in the lineup to be released exclusively through the Visionborne app that uses Airmid technology, a process that converts static 2D art into a vibrant 3D animated format that can be read and “experienced” using a reader app on iOS and Android.

Zombie Terrors #1 is available the iTunes store now. It features a gory collection of zombie tales created by an international cast of artistic talent. »

- Tamika Jones

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The Being Experience adds 2 clips

26 June 2013 3:45 PM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

See 2 clips from The Being Experience which opens on June 25th, and includes Terrence Howard Dave Matthews, Famke Janssen, Questlove, Paz de la Huerta, Temple Grandin, Moby, Jorgen Leth, Rufus Wainwright, Will Shortz, Alan Cumming, Debra Winger, Rosie Perez, Liya Kebede, Aimee Mullins, and riginal vocalizations by Yoko Ono The Being Experience is a collection of films by Jennifer Elster that begins with “... In the Woods,” and features Howard, Cumming, Moby, Matthews, and so many others as they explore the unfamiliar. Unaware of the plot and path, the subjects of The Being Experience »

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First Entry in The Being Experience - Part Animal - Now Available

26 June 2013 3:06 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A week or so ago we posted the trailer for Jennifer Elster's The Being Experience and mentioned the first installment would be available June 25th. Check out "Part Animal" featuring Dave Matthews and Terrence Howard right here.

Synopsis:

The Being Experience is a collection of films that explores the unfamiliar and urges you to dig deep within yourself. It begins with "...In the Woods," Part 1 of a multi-part film series featuring Terrence Howard, Rufus Wainwright, Dave Matthews, Famke Janssen, Gale Harold, Aubrey deGrey, Rosie Perez, Jorgen Leth, Will Shortz, Paz de la Huerta, Liya Kebede, Moby, Aimee Mullins, Kent Cullers, Debra Winger, Marlo Thomas, Alan Cumming, Ahmir Questlove Thompson, Bob Mankoff, Karen Black, and Temple Grandin, Ph.D., with wild vocalizations by Yoko Ono.

A daring walk into the unknown, the series delves deep inside its subjects and ends up in uncharted terrain.

Get ready for an unusual ride. »

- The Woman In Black

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'The Being Experience' Puts Terrence Howard in the Woods (Exclusive Video)

21 June 2013 3:41 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

In Jennifer Elster's film series The Being Experience, actors, musicians and others are challenged to venture out into the woods without knowing their destination. This leads many of them to be very pensive about themselves and their lives. Here, The Hollywood Reporter exclusively debuts a clip from the film, which features actor Terrence Howard speaking into the camera while out in the woods. "We tempt ourselves by our own desires," he says to the camera. "Is a fish in danger because you put a worm on a hook in the water, and it's in a nice little hidden spot

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The Being Experience trailer debuts

17 June 2013 4:42 PM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Watch the trailer for The Being Experience which features Terrence Howard, Dave Matthews, Famke Janssen, Questlove, Paz de la Huerta, Temple Grandin, Moby, Jorgen Leth, Rufus Wainwright, Will Shortz, Alan Cumming, Debra Winger, Rosie Perez, Liya Kebede, Aimee Mullins and original vocalizations by Yoko Ono The Being Experience is directed by Jennifer Elster and starts off with begins with ...In the Woods, a multi-part film series that is a mystery to everyone, even its subjects. A daring walk into the unknown, the film series delves deep inside each subject and ends up in unchartered terrain. … In the Woods errs on the side of risk, penetrating what is often unspoken, and existing outside of the bounds of how we are expected to behave. »

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The Being Experience Begins in this New Trailer from Jennifer Elster's ...In the Woods

17 June 2013 9:15 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A few years back we posted some clips and info about a somewhat mysterious project from Jennifer Elster that included a segment called "...In the Woods," and now finally things are coming together under the banner of The Being Experience, and we have a new trailer to share.

Synopsis:

The Being Experience is a collection of films that explores the unfamiliar and urges you to dig deep within yourself. It begins with "...In the Woods," Part 1 of a multi-part film series featuring Terrence Howard, Rufus Wainwright, Dave Matthews, Famke Janssen, Gale Harold, Aubrey deGrey, Rosie Perez, Jorgen Leth, Will Shortz, Paz de la Huerta, Liya Kebede, Moby, Aimee Mullins, Kent Cullers, Debra Winger, Marlo Thomas, Alan Cumming, Ahmir Questlove Thompson, Bob Mankoff, Karen Black, and Temple Grandin, Ph.D., with wild vocalizations by Yoko Ono.

A daring walk into the unknown, the series delves deep inside its subjects and ends up in uncharted terrain. »

- The Woman In Black

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Exclusive: Questlove, Alan Cumming and Moby Go Into the Woods in 'The Being Experience' Film Series Trailer

13 June 2013 8:54 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

It appears that Questlove is slightly afraid of the woods. In this exclusive trailer for Jennifer Elster's film series "The Being Experience," actors and musicians like Alan Cumming, Terrence Howard, Moby, Rufus Wainwright and others venture out into nature to explore their subconscious.  The majority of the trailer focuses on "...In the Woods," the film series in which Elster's subjects are both literally and figuratively unaware of their path. Each of them have different reactions to the sudden natural setting. Moby and Howard reflect on their inner selves, while Wainwright and Questlove sound thoroughly unamused with wandering through the forest.  The first installment from the series premieres on Jun 25 on "The Being Experience" website. Other films in the series include "...Into the Cave," "In My Mirror," "The Mill," "Concrete Underground" and "But We Are Home".  In addition to the celebs in the trailer, "...In the Woods" also features Dave Matthews, »

- Casey Cipriani

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