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Interview: Kyle Gass Discusses His Role In Apartment 212

We recently had the opportunity of snagging a few minutes with Kyle Gass, actor, comedian, and most notably the guitarist and vocalist with the band Tenacious D (alongside Jack Black). His most recent role led him into the infested confines of Haylar Garcia’s Apartment 212, and he was more than generous enough to give us […]

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Tenacious D Announces Tour, Teases New Album

Tenacious D Announces Tour, Teases New Album
Jack Black and Kyle Gass are back together again and are bringing Tenacious D on the road for the first time in five years. The self-proclaimed greatest band in the world are hitting the road for the first time since they toured in honor of their 2012 album Rize of the Fenix. As if that isn't exciting enough, the comedic rock duo has also teased plans for a new album that may be out before the end of the year.

The band made the announcement via a new, crudely animated video posted to their YouTube channel. In the video, Kyle Gass and Jack Black are sitting on a couch in their living room discussing the need to pay their rent. Gass suggests making a new album, to which Black replies, "Ugh, dude that's gonna take us like five more years, we are f****d." The video then says that they will
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Tenacious D is going on a U.S. tour for the first time in 5 years

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We’re still not entirely convinced that a new Tenacious D movie is ever going to happen, despite what Jack Black promised at a show in George earlier this month, but band itself is getting back out there at least with its first U.S. tour in five years. Black and Kyle Gass have also teased that a new album is in the…

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Watch Jack Black Perform A Solo With A Children's Toy At A Tenacious D Concert

In celebration of the announcement that there will be another Tenacious D film, I present to you this look at the band in 2018. Jack Black is feeling groovy and breaks out a children's instrument (the Saxaboom) while buddy Kyle Gass gets absolutely silly with it up on stage. It's crazy to see both these guys looking much older than at the prime of Tenacious D, but it's good to see neither has lost a step despite their age! Check out the video below, and let us know if you're excited for a new Tenacious D film:
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Tenacious D have finally announced a Pick of Destiny sequel!

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Tenacious D have finally announced a Pick of Destiny sequel!
* Aggressive Air Guitar Solo * It sounds as if Bill and Ted aren't the only rockers who have a much-anticipated sequel in the works, because according to Jack Black and Kyle Gass of the comedic metal band Tenacious D, they’re working on a sequel to their 2006 film Tenacious D: The Pick Of Destiny. Black announced the the film yesterday during their performance at the Shaky Knees... Read More...
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Jack Black Says There's a New Tenacious D Movie Sequel in Development

Jack Black and Kyle Gass' 2006 movie Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny was a fun and ridiculous movie that seemed like a one and done kind of thing. It was a product of its time when the actual band Tenacious D was at their peak of popularity. Also, the movie completely bombed at the box office and only made $13.9 million on a budget of $20 million. You'd think that fact alone would guarantee that a sequel would never be made.

But, according to Jack Black, there's a sequel in development and it will be coming out in October. The news comes from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Black told them:

“I don’t know where you’ll be able to see it, but we have decided that it’s happening and it’s coming out.”

There are absolutely no other details on the film project or any info on the story,
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Tenacious D To Return To The Movies For A Sequel To ‘The Pick Of Destiny’

A sequel to the 2006 comedy Tenacious D: The Pick Of Destiny is on the way. The news comes to us via MyAJC and from band member and actor Jack Black himself. Speaking at the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, Black had the following to say mid-set.

“I don’t know where you’ll be able to see it, but we have decided that it’s happening and it’s coming out,” Black said.

The same site reveals that the film is set for cinemas in October.

The first film followed musicians Jb (Jack Black) and Kg (Kyle Gass) begin a friendship that could lead to the formation of the greatest rock band in the world. To make that dream come true, the righteous duo embark on a quest to find a legendary guitar pick that possesses supernatural powers. The movie also featured an appearance from Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl as the devil.
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Somehow, There’s a Tenacious D Movie Sequel in the Works

Somehow, There’s a Tenacious D Movie Sequel in the Works
You might not remember it very well, but the rock duo Tenacious D, comprised of comedians Jack Black and Kyle Gass, released a movie back in 2006. Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny came at the tail end of the band’s popularity that peaked shortly after they got their own short-lived series on HBO. […]

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Tenacious D Announce Pick of Destiny 2 Is Coming This Fall

Tenacious D Announce Pick of Destiny 2 Is Coming This Fall
Over the weekend, Tenacious D, comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass, played the Shaky Knees Festival. Black announced from the stage that they are working on Pick of Destiny 2. The news shocked the audience since the last movie came out more than 12 years ago. While it was a box office bomb, The Pick of Destiny has gone on to gain cult status over the years and has a massive following, along with the soundtrack to the movie.

During the middle of their set at the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, Jack Black addressed the audience to announce the good news. Black's announcement was brief and didn't shed much light on specifics, but that's not what's important here. Additionally, Jack Black also revealed that it's coming out this October. He had this to say about the sequel to Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny.

"I don't know where you'll be able to see it,
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Jack Black announces sequel to Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

During a Tenacious D performance at the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, Georgia this past weekend, Jack Black announced that he and Kyle Gass have been working on a sequel to the cult rock comedy Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.

ToneDeaf reports that Black told the crowd the sequel would be released this October, and that: “I don’t know where you’ll be able to see it, but we have decided that it’s happening and it’s coming out.”

Released in 2006, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny explore the fictional origin of Black and Gass’ Tenacious D and their quest to become rock legends by stealing a supernatural guitar pick crafted from a piece of Satan’s (Dave Grohl) tooth.

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny received mixed reviews from critics and struggled at the box office with just $14 million worldwide from a $20 million budget.
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Something Bites in the Night in the Official Trailer for Apartment 212

When you move into a new apartment, it takes a while to figure out what's going bump in the night in your new home, and while sometimes those "bumps" can be the frightful figment of your own imagination, a young woman discovers her nighttime fears to be all too real—and painful—in the official trailer for Apartment 212.

Directed by Haylar Garcia, Apartment 212 stars Penelope Mitchell, Sally Kirkland, Chris Johnson, and Kyle Gass. You can enter Apartment 212 when Gravitas Ventures releases it in theaters and on VOD platforms beginning March 16th.

Synopsis: "Fleeing an abusive relationship, Jennifer Conrad is a small-town girl starting over in the big city. But when she gets up in the morning to find tiny wounds on her body that weren’t there when she went to bed, her once-hopeful waking hours begin to take a horrific turn. She soon finds herself trapped in a spiral of sleep deprivation,
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This Trailer for Apartment 212 Shows that Jennifer Once Bitten is Twice Shy

Apartment 212 is an upcoming horror release. Previously titled Gnaw, the film centrally stars Penelope Mitchell (The Fear of Darkness, 2015) as Jennifer. Jennifer moves to a new town and into a new apartment. But, something is feeding on her at night. Haylar Garcia (An American Terror, 2014) has directed this strange feature. And, Apartment 212 also stars: Sally Kirkland, Chris Johnson and Kyle Gass. A trailer has been released for the film this week and it can be found here. The trailer shows Jennifer losing her mind and her health. Her body breaks out in sores. Meanwhile, her neighbours think she is on drugs. However, something is living behind a grate and it is thirsty. Jennifer has no one to turn to and is desperate to escape her new, bug infested home. Gravitas Ventures is handling the home entertainment release of Apartment 212. On March 16th, Apartment 212 will be available across the United States,
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Penelope Mitchell in Official Trailer for Horror Movie 'Apartment 212'

"These are definitely not from any bed bugs." Gravitas Ventures has debuted an official trailer for the indie horror film Apartment 212, directed by Haylar Garcia. This played at a few smaller genre festivals last year, and is getting a VOD release this month in a few weeks. This creepy creature feature is about a small-town girl starting over in the big city. She moves into a new apartment in hopes of starting anew, but freaks out because something is eating at her when she's asleep. Sounds scary because it is, holy crap, you probably won't be able to sleep after this. Penelope Mitchell stars, along iwth Kyle Gass (from Tenacious D), Sally Kirkland, Chris Johnson, Han Soto, Dan Davidson, and Kathryn Gould. Have a look below. Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Haylar Garcia's Apartment 212, direct from YouTube: Jennifer Conrad (Penelope Mitchell) is a small-town girl
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A Look Back at the Most Unforgettable Best Music Video Grammy Winners

A Look Back at the Most Unforgettable Best Music Video Grammy Winners
The Grammy Awards have counted best music video among their coveted categories since 1984.

This year’s nominees include Beck’s “Up All Night,” Jain’s “Makeba,” Jay-Z’s “The Story of O.J.,” Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” and Logic’s “1-800-273-8255” featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid.

Before we see who takes the 2018 crown, we’re reliving the glory days of some of the most memorable winners.

Be sure to check out People’s full Grammys coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

1984: David Bowie — “Jazzin’ For Blue Jeans”

Bowie’s 20-minute short film took
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Athena Film Festival Announces 2018 Awardees: Barbara Kopple, Amma Asante, & Bridget Everett

Asante

The Athena Film Festival has announced its 2018 awardees: two-time Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple, BAFTA-winning writer and director Amma Asante, and cabaret artist and actress Bridget Everett.

The annual fest, now in its eighth year, celebrates the leadership and creative accomplishments of trailblazers in the entertainment industry. The festival showcases films about powerful and courageous women leaders in real life and the fictional world; it is a weekend dedicated to elevating female voices and stories to inspire and empower a new generation of filmmakers and individuals.

This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” director Kopple will receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given to a woman in the film industry whose leadership demonstrates vision and courage and sets a standard for other women to emulate. Past recipients include Jodie Foster, Mira Nair, Sherry Lansing, and Gale Anne Hurd.

A United Kingdom” helmer Asante will be honored with the Athena Award.
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Interview: Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass on space, Skrillex, and their Festival Supreme

A powerful comedy duo that’s been setting the world—and junior bacon cheeseburgers—on fire for over 20 years, Tenacious D is more than just the best band in the whole world. The group’s two members, actors Jack Black and Kyle Gass, are also entrepreneurs, as evidenced by their Festival Supreme, held every October in Los Angeles. This year, the D’s fourth Festival Supreme is happening October 29, and will investigate space, the final frontier, with performances by “Weird Al” Yankovic, Flight Of The Conchords, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, Documentary Now!’s Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, and all manner of other acts, both comedic and musical. Like we did last year, The A.V. Club sat down with Black and Gass to talk through the festival, their costumes, and whether or not we hate DJs.

The A.V. Club: What are you guys most excited about ...
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Watch Jacob’S Ladder Online for Free from the Paramount Vault (Us Only)

Masterfully directed by Adrian Lyne, featuring a palpable performance by Tim Robbins, and swimming through an eerie score by Maurice Jarre (a must-have on your Halloween night soundtrack), 1990’s Jacob’s Ladder still sets the bar high for other psychological horror films, and it is now available to watch online for free in the Us via The Paramount Vault.

You can view Jacob Singer’s emotional journey in its entirety below, as it was revealed on Reddit that Paramount Pictures has officially posted Jacob’s Ladder on their YouTube channel, The Paramount Vault, which is also home to other films to watch for free, including 1979’s Prophecy and 2004’s Twisted.

In addition to Robbins, the cast of Jacob’s Ladder includes Elizabeth Peña, Matt Craven, Jason Alexander, Eriq La Salle, Ving Rhames, Lewis Black, Kyle Gass, and Macaulay Culkin. Dim the lights, sit back, and enjoy…

Synopsis (via Blu-ray.com
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Horror film 'Gnaw' begins filming in Colorado

By Seth Metoyer

MoreHorror.com

Colorado is quickly becoming one of the go to filming destinations in America. At the beginning of May, the horror film Gnaw began shooting principal photography -- and it's slated to be one hell of a ride.

From director Haylar Garcia, Gnaw stars Penelope Mitchell, Chris Johnson, Sally Kirkland, and Kyle Gass.

Check out the official details below, as well as some behind the scenes images. Stay tuned for more details about this one as they become available.

From The Press Release

Sally Kirkland, Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe and Spirit Award-winning actress (Anna, Valley Of The Dolls, The Sting), joins the already stellar cast of the feature film, Gnaw, directed by Haylar Garcia. The film stars Penelope Mitchell (Curve, CW’s The Vampire Diaries and Netflix's Hemlock Grove), Chris Johnson (xXx: State Of The Union, L. A. Noire, Cursed) and Kyle Gass (Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny,
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5 Disappointing Movies That Deserve a Second Chance

5 Disappointing Movies That Deserve a Second Chance
There are more than a handful of sequels and franchise movies that came out amongst tons of hype only to fail or disappoint fans that waited far too long to finally see them. Sometimes, its this anticipation that makes a movie seem less than its sum. We, as lovers of pop culture, have spent far too much time cultivated our own ideas about them. In many instances we have years, even decades, to build the movie for ourself inside our brain. So, of course, more often than not...There's going to be a disconnect. We never return to these movies again. Our tainted memories remain firmly in place. But sometimes, its these bloated expectations that devour us, killing any enjoyment or fun we might otherwise have with any given installment of the latest blockbuster. Sometimes, we just take these things too seriously. And a perfectly decent movie gets lost in that 'expectation translation'.
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