Exclusive: ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Gets Its Due In 2 New Clips From Documentary ‘The Dwarvenaut’

Director Josh Bishop is quickly establishing himself as a documentary filmmaker to watch. Within the span of roughly 12 months he’s delivered “Made In Japan” — about Japan’s first country singer and narrated by Elijah Wood, which made its debut at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival — and “The Dwarvenaut” which debuted at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival.

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‘The Dwarvenaut’ Trailer: An Art Prodigy Attempts To Bring His ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Masterpiece To Life

‘The Dwarvenaut’ Trailer: An Art Prodigy Attempts To Bring His ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Masterpiece To Life
The Dwarvenaut” follows Stefan Pokorny, a classically-trained artist and entrepreneur based out of Brooklyn who is obsessed with the popular tabletop game “Dungeons & Dragons.” Weaving together stories of his troubled childhood with his modern exploits with playing the game create an indelible portrait of a curious mind at work. Stefan has also built some of the best, most elaborate “Dungeons & Dragons” terrains ever, and some call him one of the best “Dungeon” sculptors of all time.

Now, with the help of his many devotees, he’s on a quest to bring his most ambitious miniature sculpture project to life through the help of Kickstarter. Though it may seem like just a game to you, Stefan thinks that these kind of role playing game have the potential to unify people and change the world. Watch the trailer for the film below.

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SXSW Announces Their Features Lineup; Includes Feig/McCarthy's 'Spy' and Apatow's 'Trainwreck'

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in TrainwreckPhoto: Universal Pictures With Sundance just wrapping up and Berlin starting up in a few days, we are now immersed in the year-long barrage of film festivals. One such festival in South By Southwest. A few weeks back they announced the first seven films of their program, including the opening night film Brand: A Second Coming. Today, they have revealed the rest of the features to be shown in March (except for the midnight program), and some of it has me very excited. The bigger titles announced do not do much for me. Paul Feig's Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy, and the Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart starrer Get Hard leave a lot to be desired in terms of anticipation, as does a work in progress cut of Judd Apatow's latest film Trainwreck. I'm guessing an Apatow work in progress is probably around three and a half hours.
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‘Manglehorn’, ‘Spy’, ‘Brand’ headline South by Southwest 2015 film lineup

South by Southwest, the multi-faceted film, music and technology festival held annually in Austin, TX will feature such upcoming films as Paul Feig’s Spy, David Gordon Green’s Manglehorn, Alex Gibney’s documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, and Ondi Timoner’s Russell Brand profile Brand: A Second Coming as headliners in this year’s film festival lineup.

SXSW runs from March 13 to 21 in Austin and is now in its 22nd year. Variety has details of the 145 films and 100 world premieres bowing at this year’s festival. Brand, as previously reported, will be the festival’s opening night film.

Other notable titles on the list are the Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard, a rough cut of Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck, the directorial debut of 28 Days Later screenwriter Alex Garland, Ex Machina, and a new comedy by Michael Showalter, Hello, My Name is Doris.

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Catherine Tate dating Take That's Jason Orange?

Catherine Tate dating Take That's Jason Orange?
Catherine Tate is reportedly dating Take That's Jason Orange, after splitting from her husband. According to The Sun, the comedienne split from stage manager Twig Clark - with whom she has one daughter - before beginning to enjoy secret dates with Orange since the summer. The pair met when Tate joined fellow comedians to play Fake That for Comic Relief in March. She took on the role of Orange, with Alan Carr as Mark Owen, James Corden as Gary Barlow, Josh Bishop as Robbie Williams and David Walliams as Howard Donald. Having hit it off, Tate and Orange have reportedly been on a number of dates, including an overnight visit to watch the Royal Shakespeare Company perform A Midsummer Night's Dream. They have also apparently been seen arriving separately for lunch together. "They were trying to keep things secret but looked very loved up and (more)
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