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Nicolas Cage and Gina Gershon in Family Drama 'Inconceivable' Trailer

"The last thing I want is for her to question either one of us." Lionsgate Premiere has debuted an official trailer for a film titled Inconceivable, the latest paycheck feature for Nicolas Cage. This miserable-looking family drama is about a small family with one child who invites a mysterious, beautiful single mom to be their nanny. She joins their family and begins a new relationship with them, but it doesn't take long for them to discover she is actually trying to destroy their family from within. Nicolas Cage stars, along with Gina Gershon, Nicky Whelan, Faye Dunaway, Natalie Eva Marie, and James Van Patten. This looks as terrible as it sounds, without any redeeming qualities. Plus it just feels like an even-worse knock off of Unforgettable. Please stop making these kind of movies. We really don't need any more wasting screens. Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Jonathan Baker's Inconceivable,
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Dick Van Patten: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About His Long Career

Dick Van Patten: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About His Long Career
Dick Van Patten was a man who loved to work. That much is clear from a look at his eight decades in showbiz as documented in the pages of Variety.

Even when he was toplining a hit series, ABC’s “Eight is Enough,” Van Patten never stopped taking on guest shots, TV movies, specials, hosting gigs for industry events and endless fundraisers. His resume ranged from working on stage with Lunt and Fontanne in the 1940s to out-there 1970s films such as “Westworld,” “Soylent Green” and “Zachariah” to “message” TV programs such as 1979’s “Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker” and “This One For Dad.”

Here are some little-known facts about the long and varied career of the actor who died Tuesday at the age of 86.

Van Patten’s first mention in Variety came in the Jan. 24, 1946, edition of Daily Variety in a page-one report on the return of Alfred Lunt
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Dick Van Patten, ‘Eight Is Enough’ and ‘Love Boat’ Star, Dies at 86

Dick Van Patten, ‘Eight Is Enough’ and ‘Love Boat’ Star, Dies at 86
Dick Van Patten, who played the paterfamilias on the 1980s TV dramedy “Eight Is Enough,” died on Tuesday morning. He was 86.

Patten died at Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. due to complications from diabetes.

The always-genial, round-faced actor also appeared in Disney films including “Freaky Friday” (the original, Jodie Foster version) as well as Mel Brooks comedies “High Anxiety,” “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” and “Space Balls.”

Though long associated with television and film comedies, the actor spent a great deal of time onstage, making the first of his two dozen or so appearances on Broadway as a child back in 1937, in Kurt Weill’s “The Eternal Road.”

He had most recently appeared onscreen in a guest role as Lester on TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland.” Other relatively recent credits include “7th Heaven” in 2004, “Arrested Development” in 2005, “That ’70s Show” in 2006 and “The Sarah Silverman Program
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Dick Van Patten, ‘Eight Is Enough’ Star, Dies at 86

Dick Van Patten, ‘Eight Is Enough’ Star, Dies at 86
Dick Van Patten, who played the paterfamilias on the 1980s TV dramedy “Eight Is Enough,” died on Tuesday morning. He was 86.

Patten died at Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif., due to complications from diabetes.

The always-genial, round-faced actor also appeared in Disney films including “Freaky Friday” (the original, Jodie Foster version) as well as Mel Brooks comedies “High Anxiety,” “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” and “Space Balls.”

Though long associated with television and film comedies, the actor spent a great deal of time on stage, making the first of his two dozen or so appearances on Broadway as a child back in 1937, in Kurt Weill’s “The Eternal Road.”

He had most recently appeared onscreen in a guest role as Lester on TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland.” Other relatively recent credits include “7th Heaven” in 2004, “Arrested Development” in 2005, “That ’70s Show” in 2006 and “The Sarah Silverman
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Saw 3D will have Several Special Features on the DVD and Blu-Ray Release (January 25th, 2011)

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced that Saw 3D will move to DVD and Blu-Ray formats January 25th. Fellow 28Dla writer, Ed Sum, has reviewed this title (here).

Also announced is the releases of special features on this title. The DVD and Blu-Ray versions will host assorted commentaries, including a track from writers Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton. There will be the usual deleted and extended scenes, along with the slightly unusual inclusion of music videos. The Blu-Ray will be presented in 3D and more details on the special features and the release are below.

The synopsis for Saw 3D here:

"A deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, as a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen (Sean Patrick Flanery). Dragen is a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror..." (28Dla).

Release Date: January 25th (DVD.
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New Indie Flick Gets Casting Help from Acting Trio

Michael O’Keefe, Michael A. Newcomer and Olesya Rulin are set to star in the indie feature “A Thousand Cuts,” which starts production in Palm Desert, Ca. today. Charles Evered is directing the original screenplay by Eric Barr and Marty James, which focuses on a horror movie director who is confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director’s films. Jimmy Van Patten, David Naughton and Charleene Closshey will appear in cameo roles.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/michael-okeefe-olesya-rulin-join-49083
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Indie Horror Film Director to Suffer A Thousand Cuts

The thought of art imitating life can truly be a scary notion. For many years the mentally unstable have committed countless heinous crimes and blamed them all on music, movies, video games, etc. The new film A Thousand Cuts is set to explore this idea in the most terrifying of ways.

According to The Hollywood ReporterMichael O'Keefe, Michael A. Newcomer and Olesya Rulin are set to star in the indie feature A Thousand Cuts, which starts production in Palm Desert, Ca. on Monday.

Charles Evered will be directing the original screenplay by Eric Barr and Marty James, which focuses on a horror movie director who is confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director's films.

Jimmy Van Patten, David Naughton and Charleene Closshey will appear in cameo roles. The film, a WonderStar and J&J Production,
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Director's Films Play Inspiration for Murder

Director's Films Play Inspiration for Murder
Michael O'Keefe, Michael A. Newcomer and Olesya Rulin are set to star in the indie feature A Thousand Cuts, which starts production in Palm Desert, Ca. on Monday. Charles Evered is directing the original screenplay by Eric Barr and Marty James, which focuses on a horror movie director who is confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director's films. Jimmy Van Patten, David Naughton and Charleene Closshey will appear in cameo roles. The film, a WonderStar and J&J Production, is being produced by executive producer Jim Casey and producing partner Kim Waltrip. Filming starts on November 29th and will be shot entirely in Palm Desert, CA.
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Indie Watch: A Thousand Cuts Begins Filming Next Week

 

Director Charles Evered told THR that filming begins this coming week in Palm Desert, California on the indie horror flick A Thousand Cuts.  The film stars Michael O'Keefe, David Naughton, Jimmy Van Patten, Charleene Closshey, Michael A. Newcomer and Olesya Rulin. The film follows a horror movie director who is "confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director's films." Principal photgraphy is set

 
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Indie Watch: Filming Begins on A Thousand Cuts

Charles Evered kicks the following week off behind the camera on A Thousand Cuts , starring Michael O'Keefe, David Naughton, Jimmy Van Patten, Charleene Closshey, Michael A. Newcomer and Olesya Rulin The Hollywood Reporter states the film follows a horror movie director who is "confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director's films." Jimmy Van Patten, David Naughton and Charleene Closshey will appear in cameo roles. Palm Desert, California will provide the location for principal photography.
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Saw 3D (2010)

Directed by: Kevin Greutert

Written by: Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan

Cast: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Dean Armstrong, Chad Donella, Gina Holden, Chester Bennington, Rebecca Marshall, Naomi Snieckus, Sean Patrick Flanery, Cary Elwes, Laurence Anthony, James Van Patten

For every large scale tragedy, there are a few unscrupulous individuals who will try to whore it for cash. After 9/11, there were instances of fake 'survivors' that tried to cash in with sob stories. There have been fake vets of the war in the Middle East, and fake survivors of hurricane Katrina.

Jigsaw has been at his game for quite some time now, and apparently he's been torturing and murdering the crap out of tens of thousands of people; this is just a humble estimate, going by all the nameless survivors who appear to tell their story in Saw 3D. Bobby Decker (Flanery) sees all the attention these survivors are getting,
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Four More Images from Saw 3D

Four more images from Kevin Greutert’s “Saw 3D” sequel, due out next Friday, just in time for Halloween. What a coincidink, huh? This October, one of the biggest, most successful horror franchises in movie history arrives in theaters in vivid, chilling 3-D with the release of Lionsgate’s Saw 3D. As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror… The first theatrical feature to be shot exclusively on the cutting-edge Si-3D digital camera system, Saw 3D brings the horrifying games of Jigsaw to life like never before. Starring Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery, Gina Holden, Chad Donella, Laurence Anthony, Dean Armstrong, Naomi Snieckus, James Van Patten, Jon Cor and directed by Kevin Greutert.
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New Saw 3D Images Let The Blood Flow

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Things are heating up in Saw land. The last outing is promising to go out with a bang and these latest photos show off some good old fashioned Jigsaw brutality. Feast on the images after the break...

Plot Synopsis: The Saw series continues with this seventh entry, spearheaded by returning Saw VI director Kevin Greutert. Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton also are back to pen the script, which details the exploits of serial killer Jigsaw's surviving victims, who seek counseling from a self-help mentor (Sean Patrick Flanery) whose past as a previous victim figures directly into each one's fate. Cary Elwes returns to the franchise for the first time since his character survived Jigsaw's first cinematic outing in 2004.

Starring Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery, Gina Holden, Chad Donella, Laurence Anthony, Dean Armstrong, Naomi Snieckus, James Van Patten, Jon Cor and directed by Kevin Greutert.
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Four New Saw 7 3D Images

Four new images from Lionsgate’s upcoming “Saw 3D” movie. It’s supposedly the final movie in the franchise. Wink wink. This October, one of the biggest, most successful horror franchises in movie history arrives in theaters in vivid, chilling 3-D with the release of Lionsgate’s Saw 3D. As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror… The first theatrical feature to be shot exclusively on the cutting-edge Si-3D digital camera system, Saw 3D brings the horrifying games of Jigsaw to life like never before. Starring Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery, Gina Holden, Chad Donella, Laurence Anthony, Dean Armstrong, Naomi Snieckus, James Van Patten, Jon Cor and directed by Kevin Greutert.
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New Footage in Latest Saw 3D TV Video Clip

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As with every calendar year at this time we get bombarded with Saw goodies. The latest is a brand new TV spot that gives us a peek at even more footage. This is the last time Jigsaw will be on the big screen. Are you ready for the series to end? Feast on the new video after the break...

Plot Synopsis: The Saw series continues with this seventh entry, spearheaded by returning Saw VI director Kevin Greutert. Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton also are back to pen the script, which details the exploits of serial killer Jigsaw's surviving victims, who seek counseling from a self-help mentor (Sean Patrick Flanery) whose past as a previous victim figures directly into each one's fate. Cary Elwes returns to the franchise for the first time since his character survived Jigsaw's first cinematic outing in 2004.

Starring Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery,
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Saw 3D French Trailer: Warning Spoilers Ahead

Not a lot has been revealed about the final installment in the Saw franchise, but we have a little insight into Jigsaw's last game courtesy of a French Saw 3D movie trailer. You can check out the preview below (with some spoilers) and catch the flick in theaters October 22, 2010.

Plot Synopsis:

The Saw series continues with this seventh entry, spearheaded by returning Saw VI director Kevin Greutert. Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton also are back to pen the script, which details the exploits of serial killer Jigsaw's surviving victims, who seek counseling from a self-help mentor (Sean Patrick Flanery) whose past as a previous victim figures directly into each one's fate. Cary Elwes returns to the franchise for the first time since his character survived Jigsaw's first cinematic outing in 2004.

Starring Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery, Gina Holden, Chad Donella, Laurence Anthony, Dean Armstrong,
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New Saw 3D French Trailer Teases You With Spoilers

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It's not the Halloween season if there isn't a tape recorder being set off in some warehouse building leading to some poor soul having a few hairy decisions on his hands. It may finally be the end of Jigsaw's murderous rampage but little has been known about the "final chapter" in the Saw franchise. Do you want to wait until October 29th to see it live or do you want a few spoilers after the break? The choice, as Jigsaw would say, is yours!...

Plot Synopsis: The Saw series continues with this seventh entry, spearheaded by returning Saw VI director Kevin Greutert. Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton also are back to pen the script, which details the exploits of serial killer Jigsaw's surviving victims, who seek counseling from a self-help mentor (Sean Patrick Flanery) whose past as a previous victim figures directly into each one's fate. Cary Elwes returns to
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New Limited Edition Saw 3D One-Sheet Poster Gets In Jigsaw's Face

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Though an exclusive Facebook sign-up (Click Here) you can get your hands on this new, limited edition print created by artist Jason Mecier. As with every Saw film they release up to 20 or so variations of a poster and for the final installment Saw 3D has pushed things over board. Focusing on 3D many of the posters have missed the mark a bit with creativity but this design is a new favorite. Feast on it after the break...

Plot Synopsis: The Saw series continues with this seventh entry, spearheaded by returning Saw VI director Kevin Greutert. Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton also are back to pen the script, which details the exploits of serial killer Jigsaw's surviving victims, who seek counseling from a self-help mentor (Sean Patrick Flanery) whose past as a previous victim figures directly into each one's fate. Cary Elwes returns to the franchise for the first time
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Say Bonjour to Dr Gordon and the New French Trailer For Saw 3D

Bonjour Dr. Gordon. The French have revealed a new trailer for 'Saw 3D' and we get a few extra glimpses of Cary Elwes playing the fore-mentioned doctor and a bit more trap action. The overall trailer is much like the early conceptual 3D one that decides to indicate that this 3D will be so good that actual things from the film will burst out of the screen and of course the audiences very own cinema seats will become horrific torturous traps. Tobin Bell returns for the final time as the now-legendary Jigsaw (John Kramer). Elwes is back and will reprise his role he last played in the 2004 original 'Saw' movie. Costas Mandylor and Betsy Russell also return to the fold as Mark Hoffman and Jill Tuck respectively. And they whole gang will be joined by Sean Patrick Flanery, Gina Holden, Rebecca Marshall, James Van Patten and Greg Bryk.
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This New Graphic Art for Saw 3D Shows the Size and Popularity of the Series

Another trailer has surfaced for the sure to be brutal Saw 3D. In the graphic, a hundred foot Jigsaw is put together with helicopters, rigs and robotic soldering arms. The poster promises that this will be the final film, but that is unlikely. However, the poster art does show the gigantic size to which the Saw series has grown to. Enjoy the film's theatrical trailer inside.

Tagline:

"The Final Chapter."

The synopsis for Saw 3D here:

"A deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, as a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen. Dragen is a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror..." (28Dla).

Release Date: October 29th (Theatrical).

Director: Kevin Greutert.

Writer: Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton.

Cast: Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery, Gina Holden, Chad Donella, Laurence Anthony,
See full article at 28 Days Later Analysis »
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