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International Poster for The Beaver

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Here’s another new international poster for Mel Gibson’s new movie, The Beaver which, when I saw it, I absolutely fell in love with and can’t wait to see again. It probably won’t be until you’ve seen The Beaver that you’ll understand why! The movie had it’s premiere at SXSW a couple of weeks ago and […]



First Trailer Released for Mel Gibson / Jodie Foster’s – The Beaver

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Just watching this new trailer for The Beaver makes me remember how flipping good this movie was. Honestly, you won’t be disappointed. Put aside any dislike, or disdain you have for Mel Gibson’s personal life and go and see this movie when it’s released on 17th June in the UK. You can read my review […]



SXSW – Caught Inside Review

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Austin, TX – ‘Caught Inside’ an Australian thriller about a group of surfers trapped with a manic thug out at sea, offers eye candy of surfing and fit bodies, but few thrills.< The story of a ‘Guys Only’ surfing trip, turned pleasure cruise when one of the men brings along two ladies, becomes some what […]



The Beaver Gets a UK Release Date

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At SXSW this year everyone expected Mel Gibson’s new movie to be pretty poor but it turned out to be one of the best movies I saw at the conference. The Beaver is directed by Jodie Foster who also stars in the movie alongside Gibson, Anton Yelchin and Jennifer Lawrence. It tells the story of […]



Awesome New International Poster for The Beaver

The Beaver International Poster

It probably won’t be until you’ve seen The Beaver that you’ll understand why I think this poster is so fantastic. The movie had it’s premiere at SXSW a couple of weeks ago and I was so pleased to be in the audience for the new movie which is both directed and starring Jodie Foster alongside […]



SXSW: The FP Review

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It’s all about ‘street cred’ and pride in the small town of Frazier Park, CA. In ‘The FP’, JTRO and his crew seek revenge on a neighbouring clan after the death of his brother, not with traditional weapons like fists, or guns, but with a dance off…Beat Beat Revolution. If you’re looking for a good […]



SXSW – Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey – Review

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Austin, TX – ‘Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey‘ takes an intimate look at the life and career of Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who redefined the character of Elmo on the popular children’s television program Sesame Street. The documentary which screened at South by Southwest, is directed by Constance Marks, and  narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, follows Clash […]



New International Poster for The Beaver

The Beaver International Poster

One of the biggest surprises for me at SXSW 2011 was the fact that The Beaver was actually an excellent film! It’ll have you laughing at the beginning and then crying by the end. Jodie Foster was at the Premiere to introduce the movie and opened by telling us that this wasn’t a comedy and […]



SXSW – Insidious Review

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Chilling, and Inventive Austin, TX – James Wan’s latest film, ‘Insidious’ managed to shock, scare and amuse the SXSW film festival audience during a midnight screening at Alamo South Lamar theatre. The story of a family, who begin to experience paranormal activity in their new home, may seem like your typical horror film setup, but […]



SXSW: Yelling to the Sky Review

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Victoria Mahoney directs her first feature film, Yelling to the Sky, centered on the life of seventeen year old, Sweetness O’Hara played by Zoe Kravitz. With an abusive father who is in and out of her life, a mom suffering from a mental illness and a sister preoccupied with her own issues and taking care her […]



SXSW – Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop Review

Can’t Stop Conan. Austin, TX – ‘Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop’ is an intimate look into the comedian’s  life during his The Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour. The film is kind of like ‘This is It‘  the documentary on Michael Jackson before his untimely passing, only difference is Conan didn’t die. His exhaustive routine […]



SXSW – Kill List Review

Austin, TX – What happens when you merge a hitman genre film, with the cultish mystery of a Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut? You get Kill List, a UK film from director Ben Wheatley, starring Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Michael smiley, and Emma Fryer. The film follows an ex-military husband-and-wife team, who, along with their friend […]



SXSW – Foo Fighters: Back and Forth – Documentary Trailer

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Austin, TX – The Foo Fighters have a documentary coming along which will coincide with the bands seventh studio album release this spring. FOO FIGHTERS: BACK AND FORTH, chronicles 16 years of the Foo Fighters history, the formation, good times and rocky times for the band. The film had its premiere here at the SXSW […]



SXSW: The Beaver Review

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The World Premiere of The Beaver took place last night at SXSW 2011. Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with Mel Gibson in this thought-provoking story about a man suffering from depression, on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.  Walter Black can’t seem to get his life on track as a toy […]



SXSW 2011 – The City Dark – REVIEW

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The City Dark Illuminates, Could Shine Brighter. Austin, TX – The City Dark, recently had its world premiere in the Documentary  Feature competition at this year’s SXSW film festival. The environmental film explores the issue of light pollution, and the disappearance of starlight in the urban sprawl of industrialized nations. Directed and narrated by filmmaker […]



SXSW 2011 – Inside America – Director Q&A with Barbara Eder

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Austrian born director, Barbara Eder did a student exchange year at Hanna High School in Brownsville, Texas, on which she based her first feature film, INSIDE AMERICA. Previous to that she studied film directing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and made numerous short films like SLEEPLESS (2002), TOD, TEUFEL & […]



SXSW 2011 – The City Dark – Trailer, Screening Times

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Do we need the darkness of the night sky, and the light from the stars above? The City Dark, a documentary in competition at the SXSW 2011 film festival, sets out to answer that question. Following the journey of filmmaker Ian Cheaney, the environmental documentary features  interviews with astronomers, and scientists who share their view […]



SXSW 2011 – The King of Luck, Closing Night World Premiere & Added Titles

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Austin, TX  - Billy Bob Thorton’s, The King of Luck, documentary on Willie Nelson, will screen Saturday, March 19 for the Closing Night at the SXSW Film Festival. The World Premiere film explores Willie Nelson “the man, the songwriter, the friend, the father, legendary performer and champion of the family farmer.” Also announced today, a work-in-progress […]



SXSW 2011 – THE OTHER F WORD Trailer, Screening Times

Austin, TX – So what is exactly ‘the other F word? A documentary directed by Andrea Blaugrund aims to answer that question by following a handful of aging punk rock musicians, and rebellious figures, who over the course of their lives decided it was time to settle down and take on the challenge of, fatherhood. […]



SXSW 2011 – Outside Industry: The Story of SXSW (World Premiere)

AUSTIN, TX – A documentary chronicling the origin, and struggles of the the SXSW Music Festival, will be premiering this year in time for the 25th Anniversary of SXSW. “Outside Industry: The Story of SXSW” will screen during the film festival (24 Beats Category), on Wednesday, 3/16 at 4:30 PM at The Paramount (World Premiere) […]



SXSW 2011 – Film Lineup Announced, Schedules Launched

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‘Tapping into the cultural zeitgeist,’ at SXSW 2011 Austin, Texas – The SXSW 2011 Feature Film Lineup was unveiled Wednesday afternoon. The festival lineup will consist of 130 features, in nine full days of programming, promising to deliver a film-going experience unlike previous years. With a reputation for taking chances on relatively unknown filmmakers, the […]