5 items from 2013
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Are you ready for a spine-chilling global avalanche of Indian zombies, Israeli oldboys, vengeance-crazed Vikings, Swedish mesmerists, Irish telekinesis, Argentine undead, Aussie bone-crushers, murderous Mormons and Chilean assassins?
Film4 FrightFest 2013, returning for its 4teenth year, has unveiled its biggest line-up in history. From Thurs 22 August to Monday 26 August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square to present 51 films on three screens. Empire 1 will house the main event while the Discovery strands will play in Empires 2 & 4. The new FrightFest Xtra strand, also in Screen 2, will allow fans to catch up with sold-out performances of the most popular attractions.
This year there are eleven countries representing five continents with a record-breaking thirty-three UK or European premieres and ten world premieres.
The world premieres include our opening night attraction The Dead 2: India from the Ford Brothers, »
Everyone knows that Kelly Kapoor and Ryan Howard belong together — even if their story seemingly ended when Kelly left Scranton to be with handsome doctor Ravi at the beginning of The Office’s ninth season.
So it’s a good thing that the actors behind Ryan and Kelly will get one more shot at happiness on The Mindy Project. B.J. Novak — an executive producer of the Fox comedy’s pilot, as well as a consulting producer throughout its first season — is guest-starring tonight and next Tuesday as Jaime, a Latin professor Novak calls “the man version of what [Mindy Kaling's character] dated on The Office. »
- Hillary Busis
One of Chris Messina’s great gifts as an actor is that audiences are never quite certain whether they’re supposed to like him. When he plays nice, you still keep a suspicious eye on him in case he ultimately decides to pull the rug out from under the heroine. When he’s a total heel, like on The Newsroom, you kick yourself for wanting to see more of him. To paraphrase Swingers, he’s often the guy from the R-rated movie you’re not so sure about yet.
In Fairhaven, a festival favorite that is now available on iTunes »
- Jeff Labrecque
Title: Fairhaven Directed by: Tom O’Brien Starring: Tom O’Brien (‘The Next Karate Kid’), Chris Messina (‘Argo,’ TV’s ‘The Mindy Project’), Rich Sommer (TV’s ‘Mad Men’) and Sarah Paulson (TV’s ‘American Horror Story: Asylum’) Highlighting the intense, stressful realization among childhood friends that their careers and relationships with each other and their families haven’t turned out the way they had hoped can be a challenge for many filmmakers. But first-time feature film writer and director Tom O’Brien succeeded in capturing the resentment and feelings of failure young adults often feel in his new comedy-drama ‘Fairhaven.’ Shooting the movie on a low-budget in the location that inspired the story, and forgoing the [ Read More ]
The post Fairhaven Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »
- Karen Benardello
While his buddy/collaborator Chris Messina is coming off a breakout year with stints on Damages, The Newsroom and The Mindy Project (as well as turns in Argo, Ruby Sparks and Celeste & Jesse Forever), writer-director-star Tom O’Brien’s experience has been focused on the theater. But with Fairhaven, O’Brien makes an understated, confident entrée into feature filmmaking, mining male relationships to poignant effect in his writing, directing and, for all intents and purposes, acting debut. (He apparently appeared in The Next Karate Kid, according to IMDb.) »
5 items from 2013
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