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Exclusive Interview: Talking 'The Book of Life' With Jorge Gutierrez Over the weekend I had a chance to speak with director Jorge Guiterrez about his new film "The Book of Life," which is also produced by Guillermo del Toro. The look of the film is inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) celebrations."The Book of Life" is the journey of Manolo (Diego Luna), a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

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Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph To Star in Diego Luna’s ‘Mr Pig’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Actor-director-producer Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple,” “Blindness,” “2012”) and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”) will star in Diego Luna’s English-language “Mr. Pig,” a road movie set in Mexico, which has just gone into production. Written by Luna and Augusto Mendoza, his co-scribe on fiction debut “Abel,” “Mr. Pig” is set up at Canana, the Mexico... 4 years 50 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Book of Life

Posted October 5th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero anddreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.

Review: Elysium ("Explode those intergalactic illegals, Old Sport")

5:49 PM 8/9/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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In Neill Blomkamp’s action sci-fi Elysium the wealthy are refugees of earth, new inhabitants of a sexy manmade star that looms like a locket above Matt Damon’s favela home. Damon is Max, an earthling with a checkered past now working towards a ‘quiet life of desperation’ as a factory worker.

First 'Elysium' Trailer Pulls the Trigger on Brainy, Suspenseful Sci-Fi

5:08 PM 4/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
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With District 9, writer/director Neill Blomkamp made us want to believe that satisfyingly smart sci-fi could make money at the box office. Now, with the first trailer for Elysium, he's making us think his last film's success may have only been the beginning.
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Exclusive: Diego Luna on Mexican Cinema, Chavez, and Taking Ambulante Across the Border (VIDEO)

Diego Luna
feedproxy.google.com – Ambulante Border, a new film series that takes place simultaneously in Tijuana and San Diego, wrapped up this week after a triumphant four days filled with panel discussions, outdoor and indoor documentary screenings, and a series of dinners and events designed to encourage communication and debate on three issues that are critical to the well being of Mexican and US Citizens alike. 7 years 1 week ago via jetli

Elysium

Posted June 19th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hardline government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium.

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Official Plot Synopsis For Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Reveals Another Sci-Fi Political Allegory

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fb.indiewire.com – In this day and age when leaks from big budget movies are par of the course, it's been pretty amazing that so far Neill Blomkamp has managed to keep a tight lid on his top secret "Elysium." All that's really known so far is that it's set in the future, stars Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley, William Fitchner, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga, Diego Luna and Wagner Moura and that it features the work of "Blade Runner" designer Syd Mead. 7 years 13 weeks ago via jetli
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Pedro Almodovar Adds Mexican Actor Jose Maria Yazpik To Upcoming Rom-Com 'Brief Lovers'

Pedro Almodovar
fb.indiewire.com – Pedro Almodovar thrilled audiences late last year with the twisted "The Skin I Live In" so we didn't expect to hear from him so soon but earlier this year, his brother and regular collaborator Agustin Almodovar revealed on Spanish radio that they were plotting a "witty comedy, with very spicy dialogues and with a lot of fun and transgression" set for production this year. 7 years 22 weeks ago via jackiechan

The Brief Lovers

Posted February 14th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

May be based on Alice Munro's novel.

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