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SXSW 2014 Review: ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ Is a New Vampire Classic

feedproxy.google.com – HOLD FOR JACK TO ADDRESS A COUPLE ISSUES Director Jim Jarmusch‘s (Broken Flowers, Dead Man) films have never been for everyone. They’re experimental in a variety of ways, but, for good or bad, they are always Jim Jarmusch films. However, sometimes too much Jarmuschiness can agitate even his own fans.

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SXSW 2014 Review: STARRY EYES, A Surrealistic Trip Down The Boulevard of Broken Dreams

feedproxy.google.com – "Would you give me your body to be a vessel for my voice?," asks the nefarious casting director of the wide-eyed starlet Sarah Walker at the sort of audition parents, boyfriends, and general advocates of decency shudder at the thought. Like so many actresses hustling to get noticed, Walker reluctantly agrees that yes, she would do anything, despite her accurate suspicion that something is rotten in Denmark. 5 years 36 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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SXSW: 'Penny Dreadful' Scares Its Audience Right Out of the Theater

fb.indiewire.com – Josh Hartnett and director Juan Antonio Bayona couldn't have been more welcoming when they introduced "Penny Dreadful," their new horror program backed by Showtime at SXSW. Bayona, the director of the series' first two episodes, joked about his height relative to the quite tall Hartnett as the happy duo welcomed a full house to the series' world premiere. 5 years 36 weeks ago via jetli
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SXSW: John Sloss Urges Filmmakers to Demand VOD Numbers

fb.indiewire.com – Late last year, producer John Sloss called upon other distributors to release their VOD numbers. Unfortunately, aside from Sloss' own companies (FilmBuff and PDA) releasing numbers for "Spark: A Burning Man Story" (in conjunction with Paladin) and "Escape from Tomorrow" and Radius-TWC providing some data relatedto "Man of Tai Chi," no other distributors shared information with the new statistic, which Sloss dubbed "Multi-Screen Gross." 5 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan
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SXSW Review: Why 'The Infinite Man' Is an Exemplary Time Travel Comedy

fb.indiewire.com – Time travel mix-ups have provided ample fodder for a range of comedic material, from "Back to the Future" to "Safety Not Guaranteed. The Australian romcom "The Infinite Man" is part of a rare breed that uses the constant pileup of future and past events to enhance its humor and intelligence at once. 5 years 36 weeks ago via donnieyen
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WATCH: Nicolas Cage Talks 'Joe' at SXSW

fb.indiewire.com – Indiewire and Movies On Demand are in Austin shooting photos and video with the cast and filmmakers at the SXSW Film Festival. Next up is David Gordon Green's "Joe," starring Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan. 5 years 36 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Jon Favreau Joins Universal Crime Thriller ‘Term Life’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Hot off the debut of his most recent film at SXSW, the multihyphenate has booked his next acting gig. Jon Favreau will co-star in Universal‘s crime thriller Term Life, which stars Vince Vaughn as a thief-for-hire who takes his estranged daughter (Hailee Steinfeld) on the lam when a heist goes bad. 5 years 36 weeks ago via donnieyen
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See A Peek of Jimi: All is By My Side Before it Premieres at SXSW

shockya.com – “Jimi: All is By My Side,” distributed by Xlrator Media and written and directed by recent Oscar winner John Ridley, is a documentary that seemed to be both often talked about but rarely discussed in the media. However, all of that is changing thanks to the upcoming release of the Jimi Hendrix biopic March 12 at SXSW before its theatrical release this summer. 5 years 36 weeks ago via jetli
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FilmBuff Nabs Innovative Somali Pirate Doc 'Last Hijack' Out of SXSW

fb.indiewire.com – Following its North America premiere at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival, the creative Somali pirate documentary "Last Hijack" was picked up by FilmBuff. A theatrical release is to follow, and the doc will be on demand this summer. The film recently had its world premiere at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival. 5 years 36 weeks ago via brucelee
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'The Raid 2' SXSW Poster

movieweb.com – The Raid 2 continues to rack up high praise as it gears up for its SXSW debut tonight, Monday, March 10. EW has a new poster that features the cast set against a splattering of blood, fists, bats, knives and bad attitudes. This new story continues the plight of rookie Jakarta cop Rama (Iko Uwais) as he is forced to go undercover and into prison to take down a ruthless criminal empire. 5 years 36 weeks ago via donnieyen
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