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E.T. Turns 30: Lands Back in Theaters 10/3

E.T. Turns 30: Lands Back in Theaters 10/3

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The classic Spielberg movie about an alien that just wants to phone home celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), was nominated for nine academy awards and was the number one film in the country for sixteen weeks – to name only a couple of its extraordinary accomplishments. To celebrate, TCM and Fathom […]

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Five Things You Should Know

Five Things You Should Know

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last weekend may people didn’t go out to see any movies. Making the weekend box office the lowest of the year. Here are a couple things you should know that happened this week. Michael Clarke Duncan was laid to rest this week in Los Angeles. You may remember Duncan, from his Academy Award and Gold […]

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Vamps Brings Heckerling and Silverstone Together Again

Vamps Brings Heckerling and Silverstone Together Again

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The era of Clueless may have come and gone, but the party-girls still have some unfinished business to attend to. Alicia Silverstone – branded forever as Cher “As If!” Horowitz – reunites this fall with the director who made her a household name back in 1995: Amy Heckerling. The writer/director of the classic high school comedy is […]

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Found Footage Friday: New Clip from V/H/S

Found Footage Friday: New Clip from V/H/S

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s not October yet, but scary-movie season starts right now. For the last several years, the name-of-the-game in horror has arguably been the “found-footage” film. What took root in the incredibly successful (and then, incredibly unique) The Blair Witch Project (1999), can now be seen routinely in movies like Paranormal Activity (2007), REC (2007), Cloverfield (2008), etc. And even when it’s […]

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Wake in Fright to Reopen in U.S. Theaters

Wake in Fright to Reopen in U.S. Theaters

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Director Ted Kotcheff’s Wake in Fright is restored, re-mastered and set to reopen in U.S. Theaters this October for the first time in three decades, thanks to Drafthouse Films, and a miraculous discovery of a film once thought totally lost. The infamous thriller was once a star of its nation’s emerging cinema; upheld critically alongside other […]

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“I Like My Boyfriend Drunk” Takes Over California Film Fests

“I Like My Boyfriend Drunk” Takes Over California Film Fests

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’re in sunny California this month, you’ve got the opportunity to catch writer and director Josef Steiff’s short film in not just one festival, but two! The comedic short “I Like My Boyfriend Drunk,” starring Brandon Ogborn, was selected for inclusion in two September film festivals – The Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Film Festival in Oakland […]

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24 Hours of Horror Movies to Massacre Chicago!

24 Hours of Horror Movies to Massacre Chicago!

| September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

In July, Chicago’s Portage Theater won a decisive victory over the Chicago Tabernacle Church, when the Church withdrew its bid to purchase, gut, and repurpose the nearly 100-year-old theater into a place of worship– as though it weren’t a place of worship for cinephiles already! In celebration of the theater’s continued operations, the Portage will […]

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Coming Soon: The Inbetweeners

Coming Soon: The Inbetweeners

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Wreckin Hill Entertainment comes the British box-office smash The Inbetweeners, set to open in the U.S. in eight markets cross-country on September 7, 2012. The film, based on the popular UK television series of the same name, recently had the biggest opening week ever in the UK for a live action comedy. Already reaching the […]

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Going Local: The 7th Annual Spooky Movie Film Fest

Going Local: The 7th Annual Spooky Movie Film Fest

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

This year’s Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival will be its seventh run, but the inaugural year for its Local Filmmaker Summit on Sunday, October 14, 2012. The fest, running October 10 through the 18th, will play this year at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland, just outside Washington D.C. Of the 21 […]

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Watch This: Trailer for The Iceman

Watch This: Trailer for The Iceman

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The hot trailer this news day is for a film opening at three film festivals in the next week: The Iceman, directed by Ariel Vromen. The feature already premiered at the Venice Film Festival, which began Wednesday, August 29, 2012 and will continue its run at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, as well as the […]

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