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Puzzle adventure Match Three Pirates! Heir to Davy Jones now available on Steam

Indie developer Graphium Studios has announced the release of their latest Match 3 Adventure game Match Three Pirates! Heir to Davy Jones on Steam. This pirate themed match game will provide an adventure of nautical nonsense as players match their way to freedom. Watch the launch trailer below…

In Match Three Pirates! Heir to Davy Jones, Davy Jones the pirate has used dark magic to create a realm where he lures people from the real world to become pirates through innocent looking portals. Unfortunately, young Bobby was at the fair when he came across one of these portals and fell victim to Davy Jones curse, now it’s up to players to enter the portal and save Bobby at all costs.

Players will need to match their way through 100 levels by completing different objectives using a variety of boosters to save Bobby.

The game features:

Beautiful hand drawn visuals.An elaborate
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‘Filthy Rich’: David Denman & Olivia Macklin Cast In Tate Taylor’s Fox Drama Pilot

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‘Filthy Rich’: David Denman & Olivia Macklin Cast In Tate Taylor’s Fox Drama Pilot
Exclusive: David Denman (Outcast) and Olivia Macklin (La to Vegas) are set as series regulars opposite Kim Cattrall, Melia Kreiling and Corey Cott in Filthy Rich, Fox’s soapy drama pilot from The Help writer-director Tate Taylor, Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox TV.

Written and to be directed by Taylor based on the New Zealand series, Filthy Rich is described as a larger-than-life Southern gothic dramedy that revolves around two strong, sharp women — Margaret (Cattrall) and Ginger (Kreiling) — who will go to any length to protect their loved ones and get their due. When the wealthy CEO of the world’s largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate kids who are also in his will. When the steel azalea matriarch of the family tries to pay them to go away, these newly legitimized heirs have
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Puzzle adventure Ghost Giant arrives on Psvr this April

Zoink and Perp Games have announced that their upcoming puzzle adventure Ghost Giant will be arriving on Playstation Vr digitally via the Playstation store on the 16th April with a physical format releasing on the 19th April. This highly anticipated puzzle adventure is filled with a warmth and charm that makes it stand out from the crowd.

In Ghost Giant players take the role of the titular Ghost Giant and will follow the story of a lonely boy named Louis who the giant befriends. Players will need to build up Louis’ trust and guide him through the open world of Sancourt, avoiding a variety of obstacles, discovering hidden secrets and helping plenty of citizens along the way.

Zoink has created Ghost Giant to give the feel of a dolls house with players having the ability to lift furniture and other items up thanks to the ghost giant’s strength.

Olov Redmalm,
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Berlin: ‘Dalia and the Red Book’ – First Footage

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Berlin — Towards beginning of the decade, Guido Rud’s FilmSharks brought onto Berlin’s European Film Market “Rodencia and the Princess Tooth 3D,” Peru’s first 3D movie, helmed by David Bisbano.

An ebullient about a clod-footed mouse-come-sorcerer’s apprentice who sets off to find a magical princess’ tooth and defeat a horde of invading rats, “Rodencia” went on to sell out most territories in the world, selling to Lionsgate UK, Ascot Elite and Netflix and proving a Grindstone Entertainment U.S. release via Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

“Dalia and the Red Book,” which now has first footage, suggests how Bisbano – and indeed the whole of Latin America’s animation scene – has moved on.

“Rodencia” was stock family-orientated adventure-fantasy. Set up at Peru’s Golem, though it re-unites producers, such as Alvaro Urtizberea at Buenos Aires’ Vista Sur Films, “Dalia” ploughs its own furrow.

It’s a much more singular story: Dalia,
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Everything to Know About Late Artist Jo Andres and Her Love for Husband Steve Buscemi

Everything to Know About Late Artist Jo Andres and Her Love for Husband Steve Buscemi
Earlier this month, Steve Buscemi’s wife, Jo Andres, passed away at the age of 64.

Andres, who worked as a filmmaker, choreographer and visual artist throughout her career, was married to Buscemi, 61, for over 30 years. The pair lived together in New York City.

Buscemi and Andres married in 1987 and share one son together, Lucian, who was born in 1990.

While Andres’ cause of death is unclear, the couple was last photographed together in July at the New York City after party for the film Puzzle, which Buscemi executive-produced.

Here’s everything you need to know about Andres.

She was an acclaimed
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Steve Buscemi's Wife of Over 30 Years, Jo Andres, Dies at 64

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Steve Buscemi's Wife of Over 30 Years, Jo Andres, Dies at 64
Steve Buscemi‘s wife, Jo Andres, has died. She was 64.

Andres was married to Buscemi — whose wide body of work includes The Big Lebowski, Boardwalk Empire and The Sopranos — for over 30 years. She was a filmmaker, choreographer and artist.

The couple married in 1987 and share one son together, Lucian, who was born in 1990.

Andres received acclaim for her 1996 film Black Kites, which played at several film festivals, including Sundance, Toronto and London. She also directed music and art videos, including her own performance works.

In an interview with the Independent in 2009, Buscemi said his favorite work of art was “probably
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Women’s Image Awards nominations: ‘Mary Queen of Scots,’ ‘Little Women’ lead

The Women’s Image Awards has announced its 2018 nominations, with the BBC miniseries “Little Women” that aired on PBS’ “Masterpiece” series earning a leading six bids on the TV side. As for films, “Mary Queen of Scots” secured five spots on the ballot, followed by the Ruth Bader Ginsberg biopic “On the Basis of Sex” and Melissa McCarthy’s “Can Your Ever Forgive Me,” both with four.

Given the #MeToo and Time’s Up movement’s push against sexual harassment and lack of equal opportunity for women in Hollywood, the fact that an organization like Women’s Image Awards exists is more important than ever. The group that is celebrating its 20th anniversary has just announced its nominations in 18 categories. The TV and film nominees are selected from a field of submissions from networks and studios.

SEESaoirse Ronan discuss her role as Mary Stuart in ‘Mary Queen of Scots

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Horror Highlights: The Ranger Canadian Blu-ray and DVD, Nightshift, Miscreated Version 1.0 on Steam, Q&A with Escape Room Co-Composer John Carey

Canadian home video rights to Jenn Wexler's The Ranger have been acquired by Black Fawn Distribution, and the movie will be released on Blu-ray and DVD in Canada on January 22nd. Also in today's Horror Highlights: Nightshift VOD release details, info on Miscreated version 1.0, and a Q&A with Escape Room composer John Carey.

The Ranger Canadian Blu-ray and DVD Release Details: "Black Fawn Distribution has acquired the Canadian home video rights to Jenn Wexler’s festival favorite, the punk rock slasher flick The Ranger. The deal was brokered by 79th & Broadway Entertainment’s Andrew van den Houten, on behalf of the production companies Hood River Entertainment and Glass Eye Pix. Black Fawn Distribution’s Blu-ray/DVD release of The Ranger is set for January 22, 2019, and is packed with special features including audio commentary with members of the cast and crew, 5 making of documentaries, and more.

Directed by
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Us Readers! Win a Prop from Irrfan Khan’s Film Puzzle

We have a very special contest for our Us Readers! Irrfan Khan’s critically acclaimed film Puzzle is now available on DVD and digital platforms. To celebrate we are giving away to one lucky reader, a puzzle which was an actual prop on the set of the film!

Check it out!

Puzzle, which also stars Kelly MacDonald, is a small portrait of the small life of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, her family or the tight-knit community in which her widowed father raised her. That sheltered, predictable life begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but also being very, very good at it.

After years of concerning herself exclusively with the needs and wants of her husband Louie and sons Ziggy and Gabe,
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Jay Roach’s Roger Ailes-Fox News Movie Adds Brigette Lundy-Paine & Liv Hewson

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Jay Roach’s Roger Ailes-Fox News Movie Adds Brigette Lundy-Paine & Liv Hewson
Exclusive: Jay Roach’s untitled Roger Ailes movie has tapped two Netflix stars: Brigette Lundy-Paine from Atypical and Liv Hewson from Santa Clarita Diet.

Lundy-Paine will play the role of Julia Clarke in the Charles Randolph-scripted feature from Bron Studios that stars Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie as the women who took down the Fox News Channel chief who created a toxic male corporate culture. Hewson will play Lily, the assistant to Theron’s Megyn Kelly.

On Atypical, which was just picked up for a third season, Lundy-Paine plays Casey, the outspoken, younger sister and fierce protector of an autistic teenage boy. The actress’ film credits include Alexander Payne’s Downsizing and the Lionsgate drama The Glass Castle. Lundy-Paine is repped by The Gersh Agency.

An Australian native, Hewson first came to the attention of American audiences as the daughter to Drew Barrymore’s “mombie” on Santa Clarita Diet.
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October 30th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Mandy, Chillers: The Complete Series, Our House, Slender Man

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It’s almost time, dear readers! Halloween is nearly upon us, and we have one last batch of killer Blu-ray and DVD releases to get us ready for All Hallows’ Eve this week. One of the best films of 2018—Panos Cosmatos’ Mandy —arrives on both formats this Tuesday, courtesy of Rlje Films, and both Slender Man and Our House come home as well. The Matrix Trilogy is getting a much-deserved 4K treatment from Warner Bros., and a series that I really enjoyed back in the day—Chillers, hosted by Anthony Perkins—is headed to DVD, and I’m so excited to get the opportunity to finally revisit it.

Cult film fans will definitely want to pick up a copy of the Special Edition of Torso from Arrow Video, and Vinegar Syndrome is doing the Dark Lord’s work with a quartet of releases they have on tap as well, including The Incubus,
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Horror Highlights: AFI Fest 2018 Midnight Lineup, Exclusive Clip from Bonehill Road, A71 Entertainment Acquires Canadian Home Video Rights to The Ranger, Witch City Horror Film Festival

The creators behind AFI Fest 2018 have announced their Midnight lineup and it consists of films from all around the world. Also: an exclusive clip from Bonehill Road, A71 Entertainment's acquisition of the Canadian home video rights to The Ranger, and details on the Witch City Horror Film Fest in Salem, Ma.

AFI Fest 2018 Midnight Lineup Revealed: "Cam – Lola (Madeline Brewer of The Handmaid’S Tale) is a modern-day camgirl who makes her living through online private chats, but her world is about to turn upside down. Written by former camgirl Isa Mazzei, this thriller is one of the most surprising and intelligent films of the year. Dir Daniel Goldhaber. Scr Isa Mazzei, Daniel Goldhaber. Cast Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters, David Druid, Imani Hakim, Michael Dempsey. USA

In Fabric – A demonic dress haunts the lives of all that come into contact with it in this sexually explicit, phantasmagoric fever dream.
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Shudder Acquires Jenn Wexler’s The Ranger

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After a very successful festival run, Jenn Wexler's punk slasher The Ranger finds a home at Shudder. It has been officially announced that Shudder acquired the film, with plans for a North American and UK release in 2019. We've included the official press release below and you can learn more by checking out Patrick's festival review and my interview with co-stars Chloë Levine and Jeremy Holm.

New York, NY – Shudder, the leading subscription video on demand service for thriller, suspense and horror, announced today that they have acquired the North American, UK, Anz and Ga rights to acclaimed punk rock slasher The Ranger. The deal, which was negotiated following the film’s SXSW premiere, was done by Shudder’s Emily Gotto and 79th & Broadway Entertainment’s Andrew van den Houten, on behalf of the production companies Hood River Entertainment and Glass Eye Pix.

A wild, neon-colored romp in the
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AMC’s Shudder Acquires Punk Rock Slasher ‘The Ranger’ (Exclusive)

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AMC’s dedicated genre streaming service Shudder has acquired Jenn Wexler’s punk rock slasher “The Ranger” which had its world premiere at South by Southwest festival in the Midnighters section.

Shudder picked up North American, U.K., Australia/New Zealand and Germany/Austria rights. The deal was negotiated by Shudder’s Emily Gotto and 79th& Broadway Entertainment’s Andrew van den Houten, on behalf of Hood River Entertainment and Glass Eye Pix.

Described as reminiscent of “Return of the Living Dead” and “Class of 1984,” “The Ranger” follows a group of young punks who are forced to flee the city and run into a park ranger who shares a mysterious past with one of their own.

The film stars Chloë Levine (“The Transfiguration”), Jeremy Holm (“House of Cards”), Granit Lahu (“The Sinner”), Jeremy Pope, Bubba Weiler (“Puzzle”) and Amanda Grace Benitez (“School of Rock”).

The Ranger” marks the directorial debut of Wexler,
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‘Studio 54’ And ‘Free Solo’: It’s Still All About The Parties – Specialty Box Office

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Sundance doc Studio 54 played a solo New York engagement over the weekend, taking in $15K with sold out shows. The film is the second release for filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer who also had Scotty And The Secret History of Hollywood in theaters over the summer.

20th Century Fox rolled out The Hate U Give in three dozen locations, grossing a half million. Racking up the big numbers, though, was Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s Free Solo, topping a million over the weekend with a $590K three-day gross in 41 theaters.

Cohen Media Group bowed fellow doc The Great Buster: A Celebration with two runs, taking in $7,234. Fox Searchlight expanded Robert Redford starrer The Old Man & The Gun to 49 theaters, grossing $385K. Neon jumped Monsters And Men to 143 theaters in its second frame grossing $146K, while The Orchard planted All About Nina in 23 theaters in its second frame, taking
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‘Free Solo’ Sets Documentary Record at Indie Box Office

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‘Free Solo’ Sets Documentary Record at Indie Box Office
While “Fahrenheit 11/9” wasn’t was box office analysts expected, this weekend saw The Year of the Documentary strike again with the arrival of National Geographic’s “Free Solo” in the indie box office, and with it, a new per screen average record for docs.

Telling the story of climber Alex Hannold’s quest to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without any equipment, the thrilling, critically-acclaimed doc earned $300,804 from its four screen release, earning a per screen average of $75,201. That breaks the 12-year PSA record for documentaries held by “An Inconvenient Truth,” which had a starting average of $70,333. It’s also the best PSA of 2018, beating the $63,000 average of A24’s “Eighth Grade.”

On the feature side, Fox Searchlight, which released Best Picture winner “The Shape of Water” last winter, made a return to the indie charts with “The Old Man & The Gun,” which features the final acting performance of the legendary Robert Redford.
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Bali Festival Expands Support for Indonesian Film Industry Revival

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Triawan Munaf, chairman of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) was on hand on Monday for the opening of the Bali International Film Festival (Balinale). His presence was intended as a sign that Indonesia, Asia’s sleeping giant as a film player, is rousing itself.

It was also an endorsement of the indie festival which, in its 12th year, is adding industry functions and seeking relevance far away from capital city, Jakarta.

Hosted in two Cinemaxx multiplexes in Denpasar and Kuta, the festival aims to reach different strands of Bali’s population, natives, long-term resident expatriates, and passing tourists.

A showcase of films by Roland Joffe is arguably the highlight of the event. The British director was a key figure at the BalinaleX industry conference on Sunday and is on hand through the week to present his multi-Oscar winning “The Killing Fields,” and Palme d’Or winner “The Mission.
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UK box office: 'The Nun' takes over from 'Christopher Robin' at the top

UK box office: 'The Nun' takes over from 'Christopher Robin' at the top
American Animals’, ‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’ also opened.

Rank Film / Distributor Three-day gross (Sept 6-9) Running gross Week 1 The Nun (Warner Bros) £3.4m £4.1m 1 2 Christopher Robin (Disney) £880,000 £12.4m 7 3 BlacKkKlansman (Universal) £788,154 £4.5m 3 4 Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (Universal) £724,357 £63.2m 8 5. Incredibles 2 (Disney) £610,000 £54.4m 8

Source: Screen International

Warner Bros

Warner Bros’ Us horror title The Nun took the UK box office crown from Disney’s Christopher Robin with a three-day gross of £3.4m from 547 sites for a site average of £6,259. The Nun grossed £4.0m including previews.

The Nun is a spin-off from the successful The Conjuring franchise and follows a
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Jim Cummings’ ‘Thunder Road’ Wins Deauville’s Grand Prize

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Jim Cummings’ ‘Thunder Road’ Wins Deauville’s Grand Prize
Jim Cummings’s “Thunder Road” won the Grand Prize at the 44th edition of the Normandie-set Deauville American Film Festival.

Thunder Road” follows a broken cop who comes to grips with a death of his mom when giving a heartfelt eulogy at her funeral. The movie previously won the Grand Jury Award at South by Southwest. Paname Distribution will release the movie in France. “Thunder Road” is an expanded version of Cummings’s 2016 short film by the same name, which had won Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize.

Variety‘s Owen Gleiberman described “Thunder Road” as an “uncanny tale of a Middle American cop who’s a funny, crazy, moving, indelibly authentic lost soul.”

Deauville festival’s jury, which was presided by French actress Sandrine Kiberlain, handed out two Jury Prizes, to Bart Layton’s heist drama “American Animals” and Jordana Spiro’s “Night Comes On.” Meanwhile, Marc Turtletaub’s “Puzzle
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UK box office preview: indie buzz titles 'American Animals', 'Cameron Post' to roll out

Sundance pair join Warner Bros horror ‘The Nun’ in this week’s new releases.

This week’s new releases in the UK sees two hot titles from January’s Sundance Film Festival go on general release.

Bart Layton’s Us heist drama American Animals rolls out on 162 sites this weekend via STXinternational.

The film stars Barry Keoghan, Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd and Udo Kier and charts the real-life story of four young university students who attempt to steal some rare books. American Animals was co-financed and developed by Film4 and AI Film.

Vertigo Releasing is releasing
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