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A Prayer Before Dying Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD October 9th

Witness the incredible true story of Muay Thai legend Billy Moore when A Prayer Before Dawn arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD October 9 from Lionsgate. Directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, the film tells the remarkable story of a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons who must earn his freedom by participating in Muay Thai boxing tournaments. Deemed “throat-grippingly intense and as tough as they come” by the The Telegraph, A Prayer Before Dawn will be available on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

Official Synopsis

A Prayer Before Dawn is the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand’s most violent prisons. When the prison authorities allow Billy to participate in Muay Thai boxing tournaments, Billy goes from one savage fight to the next in a relentless, action-packed journey
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‘A Prayer Before Dawn’, ‘Skate Kitchen’, ‘Madeline’s Madeline’ Hit Theaters This Weekend – Specialty B.O. Preview

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‘A Prayer Before Dawn’, ‘Skate Kitchen’, ‘Madeline’s Madeline’ Hit Theaters This Weekend – Specialty B.O. Preview
Three years in the making, Joe Cole starrer A Prayer Before Dawn will start its theatrical release this weekend. The A24 title, which debuted at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, is based on a non-fiction book written by Billy Moore, played by Cole in the feature, which opens in select cities Friday. The Wolfpack filmmaker Crystal Moselle returns with her narrative feature debut, Skate Kitchen, which premiered at Sundance where Magnolia Pictures caught the film in January. The film follows a group of young women who she met on the subway in a story that has some parallel to their real lives. And Oscilloscope is opening Madeline’s Madeline with newcomer Helena Howard along with Molly Parker and Miranda July. Also a Sundance debut, the company said it has been championed by critics, which it hopes will overcome skepticism by some exhibitors. The company said its trailer, however, has reached ‘cult’ status.
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‘A Prayer Before Dawn’ Review

Stars: Joe Cole, Pornchanok Mabklang, Panya Yimmumphai, Nicolas Shake, Billy Moore, Somlock Kamsing, Sakda Niamhom, Sura Sirmalai, Chaloemporn Sawatsuk, Komsan Polsan | Written by Jonathan Hirschbein, Nick Saltrese | Directed by Jean- Stephane Sauvaire

Jean- Stephane Sauvaire’s A Prayer Before Dawn is a vortex of nihilistic self-sabotage, orchestrated in a prism of oppressive human behaviour. It is fundamentally flawless in its production. Cinematographer David Ungaro utilises a form of a documentarian approach that subjects the audience to an unflinching atmospheric and quite frankly, a torturous horror of psychological and physical deterioration. The story of Billy Moore is primal. It is desolate. It is utterly compelling to even fortify and comprehend a belief that this is non-fiction let alone a true story that Moore survived to tell the tale.

The fractured psyche of broken and corrupted individuals is not a strikingly new or original cinematic concept, most notably and widely acknowledged as
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Second Trailer for Muay Thai Film 'A Prayer Before Dawn' from A24

"Just give me this one chance..." A24 has released a second official trailer for a film titled A Prayer Before Dawn, shot by a French filmmaker in a real Thai prison starring real inmates. This played at the Cannes Film Festival last year, but has been awaiting release from A24 ever since, finally in theaters next month. Based on a true story, the film is about a young English boxer who is thrown into prisons in Thailand, where he fights back and trains to be a competitor in a vicious Muay Thai boxing tournament. Joe Cole stars as Billy Moore, the one white man in this Thai world, who has nothing but boxing. The cast includes Vithaya Pansringarm, Panya Yimmumphai, Nicolas Shake, Pornchanok Mabklang, plus the real Billy Moore in a cameo role. This looks intense and riveting, looking forward to checking it out sometime soon. Here's the second trailer
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First Look at Terrence Malick’s Vr Experience ‘Together,’ Premiering at SXSW

After experimenting with his form of boundary-pushing, cinema-as-memory films to great, succesful lengths with his last three narrative features–not to mention Voyage of Time, which we’re still awaiting an actual U.S. release for–Terrence Malick will return to more of a traditional script with his WWII drama Radegund, hopefully releasing later this year. But first, after splicing in avant-garde and experiential touches with his last few films, he’s making the natural step into virtual reality.

Premiering at South by Southwest Festival–where he gave a rare public talk last year–on March 13 is the Vr experience Together, which is directed by Malick and shot by cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (Silence, The Wolf of Wall Street, Brokeback Mountain). Clocking in at 5 minutes and 46 seconds and featuring music by Simon Franglen, see the synopsis below, as well as the first look above.

Together” is a Vr experience about the power of human connection.
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SXSW announces Midnighters Lineup! Isle of Dogs to close the festival

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced its Midnighters Lineup for the 25th edition of the Festival, which runs March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.

The SXSW Midnighters section is a perennial favorite for SXSW audiences thrilled by the weird, electric, and sometimes terrifying selections. Featuring 10 genre films, including 6 World Premieres, the slate includes dark comedies, thrillers, Sci-Fi, mystery and slasher horror from a mix of established and first-time filmmakers. The Midnighters, as well as 12 additional films, which are included in the 132 total features now to be screened at the SXSW 2018 Film Festival.

“It is the highlight of my year to get to dive into the yearly pool of genre film submissions and see what wild and devilish ideas these filmmakers have brought to life,” said Jarod Neece, SXSW Senior Film Programmer in a press release. “This year’s Midnighters, made both by veteran filmmakers and many first-timers, are
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SXSW 2018 Midnighters Include Hereditary, Upgrade, The Ranger, Field Guide To Evil

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Following the announcement that John Krasinski's A Quiet Place will be the opening night movie at SXSW, the anticipated Midnighters genre slate has now been revealed, including the buzzed-about Hereditary (read Heather Wixson's Sundance review here), Leigh Whannell's Upgrade, Jenn Wexler's The Ranger, and Field Guide to Evil.

You can check out the full list of Midnighters below, and visit the official SXSW website for more information on the festival's schedule.

From SXSW: "The SXSW Midnighters section is a perennial favorite for SXSW audiences thrilled by the weird, electric, and sometimes terrifying selections. Featuring 10 genre films, including 6 World Premieres, the slate includes dark comedies, thrillers, Sci-Fi, mystery and slasher horror from a mix of established and first-time filmmakers. The Midnighters, as well as 12 additional films, which are included in the 132 total features now to be screened at the SXSW 2018 Film Festival.

Scary, funny, sexy, controversial – provocative
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The Follower Just Cannot Let Go this Halloween: Official Trailer an Poster

Kévin Mendiboure's The Follower is releasing on Halloween Day. The film is part found footage thriller and part haunted house feature. In the film, a Vlogger researches an old house and ghostly sightings. But then, the ghost follows him wherever he goes. The film has a small cast, consisting of: Nicolas Shake and Chloé Dumas. From writer Vincent Darkman, a preview of The Follower's upcoming release is hosted here. The trailer reveals more of the film's story. Carol (Dumas) becomes unhinged under the pressure of a ghostly apparition. David (Shake) struggles to discover the source of the haunting, or if something else is at play. Then, strange occurrences take place in this old home, forcing David to flee. The Follower is be available on several digital platforms. On October 31st, the film will show on: iTunes, Amazon Instant/Prime, Vudu, Google Play/You Tube, X-Box Live and many others.
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Joe Cole in Intense Trailer for Muay Thai Film 'A Prayer Before Dawn'

"I've got not family, no money, just give me this one chance." A24 has debuted an intense, badass official trailer for a film titled A Prayer Before Dawn, shot by a French filmmaker in a real Thai prison starring real inmates. This film is about a young English boxer who is thrown into prisons in Thailand, where he fights back and trains to be a competitor in a vicious Muay Thai boxing tournament. Joe Cole stars as Billy Moore, the one white man in this Thai world, apparently based on a true story. The cast includes Vithaya Pansringarm, Panya Yimmumphai, Nicolas Shake, Pornchanok Mabklang, plus the real Billy Moore in a cameo role. This looks frickin' awesome! I can't believe I have missed this film until now. And A24's trailer is exciting, building up the intensity right until the last second. I actually can't wait to see this. Here's
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