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Interview: The Cast and Crew Talk The Giver

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 16 - 2014 0 Comment
Press Conference For The Weinstein Company's "The Giver"

Recollections of earlier times can often bring contentment in people’s lives, as they can think back to pleasurable relationships and joyful times with their friends and families. But memories can also bring about emotional pain and suffering that’s often difficult to overcome. The powerful debate over whether the manipulation of these agonizing memories can truly make a society more pleasant to live in is intriguingly explored in the new sci-fi drama, “The Giver,” which was directed by Phillip Noyce, and based on the acclaimed best-selling novel of the same name by Lois Lowry. ‘The Giver’ Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a community where harmony is created  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
Devoured Key Set Still-Knife

Get ‘Devoured’ by malevolent spirits with the horror film’s official trailer and key set stills. The thriller, which is set to be released on VOD by Gravitas Ventures on September 2, was directed by Greg Olliver in his feature film directorial debut. The movie, which was written by Marc Landau, stars Marta Milans, Kara Jackson, Bruno Gunn, Tyler Hollinger, Luis Harris, Sal Rendino and David Conley. Gravitas Ventures has released the following synopsis for ‘Devoured’: Immigrant mother Lourdes (Marta Milans, ‘Killer Women,’ ‘Mala Hierba’) works as a cleaning woman at an old New York City restaurant in order to make enough money to pay for her sick son’s operation. With  [ Read More ]

John Cusack and Thomas Jane Drive Hard In Trailer and Set Stills

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 15 - 2014 0 Comment
John Cusack and Thomas Jane In Drive Hard

John Cusack and Thomas Jane are set to ‘Drive Hard’ in the new trailer and key set stills from their upcoming action film. The movie, which was directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, is set to be released by RLJ/Image Entertainment on VOD on September 4, and in theaters on October 3. ‘Drive Hard’s trailer follows Peter Roberts, portrayed by Jane, a beginners’ driving instructor, as he meets his new client, Simon Keller, played by Cusack, for the first time. Simon orders Peter to drive them to a building, where he says he needs to go inside for five minutes. But when he comes running out with a briefcase, he’s exchanging gun  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Hero For Today Releasing New EP and Lead Title Track All You Wanted

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
Hero For Today Releasing New EP and Lead Title Track All You Wanted

Hero For Today, a new Pop/Rock Punk band from Orange County, California, have released their video for the lead title track from their new EP, ‘All You Wanted.’ The group features Rocko Beall, Sam Herbst, Eric Burgoon and John Tessin. The teens have written and recorded songs for the EP that feature catchy and inspirational lyrics and music that listens can relate to, particularly with its powerful and complex guitar harmonies and solos. Both of Hero For Today’s EPs, including ‘All You Wanted’ and last year’s self-titled album, have been produced by Bobby Alt, the leader of the drum-percussion group, Street Drum Corps. The records have been engineered by renowned  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS
Seth M. Sherwood Will Pen The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Prequel Leatherface

Seth M. Sherwood, an up-and-coming horror genre scribe, has signed on to pen a prequel to the original 1974 classic film, ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.’ Millennium Films has revealed the writer, who penned this year’s short film, ‘Fruticake,’ will pen the screenplay for the prequel, titled ‘Leatherface,’ TheWrap is reporting. The official details about the prequel’s story haven’t been revealed yet. But it’s expected to serve as an origin story that chronicles the title antagonist’s early life in the 1970s. Before signing on to write ‘Leatherface,’ Sherwood wrote a supernatural thriller for Blumhouse Productions. The film will be helmed by ‘Paranormal Activity 5′ director, Greg Plotkin. Sherwood also penned ‘Interstate  [ Read More ]

Johnny Depp Goes On an Adventure as Charlie Mortdecai In New Teaser Trailer

Johnny Depp sets out on an international adventure in the new teaser trailer for his upcoming action film, ‘Mortdecai.’ The actor stars as the comedy’s title character, Charlie Mortdecai, who’s faced with a mysteriously missing piece of art. The trailer follows Charlie as he sets out to uncover the stole item that may hold the code to unlimited wealth. ‘Mortdecai’ was written by Eric Aronson, who based the story on Kyril Bonfigllioli’s novel, ‘Don’t Point That Thing At Me.’ The action comedy was helmed by David Koepp, who previously directed Depp in the 2004 mystery thriller, ‘Secret Window.’ Lionsgate, which will distribute the film in theaters on February 6, 2015,  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
Sinister 2 Set to Begin Production in Chicago As Shannyn Sossamon Cast

‘Sinister 2,’ the anticipated follow-up to the 2012 sleeper hit ‘Sinister,’ is set to begin production next week in Chicago. ‘Citadel’ helmer Ciaran Foy is set to direct the horror sequel, which Focus Features will release nationwide on Friday, August 21, 2015. The film’s production companies, Blumhouse Productions and Entertainment One (eOne), have also revealed that Shannyn Sossamon will headline the project. Scott Derrickson, the director of ‘Sinister,’ returned to the series to co-write the script with C. Robert Cargill. The duo previously worked together to write the screenplay for the original movie. Focus, Blumhouse and eOne have released the following details about the plot-line for ‘Sinister 2′: In the  [ Read More ]

Robin Williams' Friends and Family React to Actor's Devastating Death

Friends and family members of Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams, who died at his Northern California home yesterday, are responding to the performer’s devastating passing. Coroner investigators believe the actor’s death “to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” the Marin County, California Sheriff’s Office noted in a statement. Marin County deputies responded to an emergency call that was placed by the Golden Globe-winning actor’s personal assistant from his home in Tiburon yesterday at 11:55am. The sheriff’s statement disclosed that it was reported “a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing.” Williams, who was last seen alive at his home around 10pm Sunday, was then pronounced dead at 12:02  [ Read More ]

Daniel Radcliffe Ponders the What If of His Love Life In New Clips

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 11 - 2014 0 Comment
Daniel Radcliffe Ponders the What If of His Love Life In New Clips

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan are wondering how their lives would change if their best friend is actually their true love in new clips and behind-the-scenes footage from their new film, ‘What If.’ The comedy-drama’s latest videos include ‘Drown My Sorrows’ and ‘Worst Thing That Ever Happened,’ as well as the ‘Opposites Attract’ behind-the-scenes footage. The romantic film is currently playing in select theaters, and will expand nationwide on August 22. ‘What If’ was directed by ‘Goon’ helmer Michael Dowse and written by ‘Alone in the Dark’ scribe Elan Matai. The following synopsis for ‘What If’ has been released: ‘What If’ is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
The Longest Week Is Coming For Jason Bateman with Film's Theatrical Release

Jason Bateman is having ‘The Longest Week,’ as Gravitas Ventures is set to release the comedy-drama in theaters on September 5. The film, which also stars Olivia Wilde, Billy Crudup and Jenny Slate, was written and directed by first-time feature film sribe and helmer, Peter Glanz. Gravitas Ventures has released the following synopsis for ‘The Longest Week’: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont (Jason Bateman), the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of the Upper West Side. Luckily, he is taken in by his  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
President Coin District 13 Citizen Poster

The Capitol’s official television network was hacked by the rebel underground, as six profound District 13 citizen posters were unveiled on the station. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1′ posters feature several of the most courageous leaders from the district. The posters feature President Coin, Finnick, Plutarch, Beetee, Effie and Haymitch. Lionsgate, which will distribute ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1′ in theaters nationwide on November 21, has released the following official synopsis for the sci-fi adventure film: The worldwide phenomenon of ‘The Hunger Games’ continues to set the world on fire with ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1,’ which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS

Nicholas Cage Will Unleash His Rage on Blu-ray and Digital Download

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 9 - 2014 0 Comment
Nicholas Cage Releases Rage On Blu-ray and Digital Download

Nicholas Cage is set to unleash his heart-stopping thriller, ‘Rage,’ on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on Tuesday. The action crime film, which will be distributed on home release by Image Entertainment, was directed by ‘The Appeared’ helmer, Paco Cabezas, and written by ‘Giallo’ co-scribes, Jim Agnew and Sean Keller. Besides Cage, the movie also stars Rachel Nichols, Danny Glover and Aubrey Peeples. The following synopsis for ‘Rage,’ whose home release also includes the special features, ‘The Making of RAGE’ and deleted scenes, has been released: ‘Rage’ tells the story of Paul Maguire (Cage), a respectable businessman and loving father living a peaceful life, until his violent past comes back  [ Read More ]

Meet the World's Latest Superstar In Beyond the Lights Trailer and Poster

See the romance behind the rise of the music world’s newest superstar in the new official trailer and poster from the upcoming drama, ‘Beyond the Lights.’ The film, which is set to open in theaters on November 14, was written and directed by ‘The Secret Lives of Bees’ scribe-helmer, Gina Prince-Bythewood. The filmmaker’s new movie stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Colson “MGK” Baker and Danny Glover. The following synopsis for ‘Beyond the Lights’ has been released: ‘Beyond the Lights’ is the story of Noni (Mbatha-Raw), the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge -until  [ Read More ]

Categories: Drama, MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS, VIDEO

Meet The Boxtrolls In New Official Poster and Trailer

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 9 - 2014 0 Comment
Meet The Boxtrolls In New Official Poster and Trailer

‘The Boxtrolls’ are embarking on a quirky and mischievous adventure in the new official trailer and poster from the anticipated animated film. Audiences can also meet Fish, Eggs, Shoe, Oil Can and the whole Boxtroll crew in a new video from the upcoming adventure comedy. Directed by Anthony Staachi and Graham Annable and based on the novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow. ‘The Boxtrolls,’ which is set to be released in theaters on September 26, was written by Irena Brignull. The following synopsis for ‘The Boxtrolls’ has been released: A family event movie from the creators of ‘Coraline’ and ‘ParaNorman’ that introduces audiences to a new breed of family  [ Read More ]

Categories: Comedy, MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS, VIDEO

Aaron Paul Has a Need For Speed In Film Clips

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 7 - 2014 0 Comment
Aaron Paul Has a Need For Speed In Film's Home Release Clips

In celebration of the newly distributed home release of the action crime film, ‘Need For Speed,’ the drama’s production company, DreamWorks, has unveiled clips from the movie. The videos showcase some of the most intense and electrifying scenes from the film. + ‘Need For Speed’ is the second directorial effort from Scott Waugh, who previously helmed ‘Act of Valor.’ The 3D film, which is based on the Electronic Arts racing video game franchise, was written by George Gatins. DreamWorks has released the following synopsis for ‘Need For Speed’: ‘Need For Speed’ follows Tobey, a blue-collar mechanic who races muscle cars on the side in an unsanctioned street-racing circuit. Struggling to  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

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