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Hulu Drops a Bunch of Pics from Gigi Saul Guerrero’s Culture Shock

Hulu and Blumhouse have been collaborating of a monthly series of feature films, each tackling that month’s main holiday. Into the Dark is so far comprised of The Body (October 2018), Flesh and Blood (November 2018), Pooka (December 2018), New Year, New You (January 2019), Down (February 2019), Treehouse (March 2019), I’m Just F*cking with […] The post Hulu Drops a Bunch of Pics from Gigi Saul Guerrero’s Culture Shock appeared first on Dread Central.
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Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Place of No Words’

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Place of No Words’
You can almost envision a conventional rendering of Mark Webber’s enchanting “The Place of No Words,” the writer-director’s fifth and most ambitiously scoped feature. In that scenario, the magical journey through which a three-year-old grapples with his father’s terminal illness — something he is too young to make sense of in real-world terms — would be adorned with vivid colors and on-the-nose emotions aimed at tear ducts. Conceived through a personal lens, “The Place of No Words” thankfully takes the completely opposite approach. While occasionally wearisome in its fragmented structure (and limited in its commercial appeal), Webber’s film navigates the vast notion of grief gently and with seriousness.

With its modest intentions, “The Place of No Words” loosely brings to mind David Lowery’s similarly experimental “A Ghost Story,” in a good way — which is to say, those who are patient with its deliberate shapelessness will be eventually
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‘The Long Song’ Writer Sarah Williams Pens British Family Drama ‘Flesh & Blood’ For ITV

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‘The Long Song’ Writer Sarah Williams Pens British Family Drama ‘Flesh & Blood’ For ITV
The Long Song writer Sarah Williams has penned family drama Flesh and Blood for British commercial broadcaster ITV.

Williams, who also wrote 2007 Anne Hathaway feature Becoming Jane, penned the story of three adult siblings – Helen, Jake and Natalie – who are thrown into disarray when their recently widowed mother Vivien declares she’s in love with a new man.

The series is produced by Silverprint Pictures, the ITV-backed producer responsible for series including Dark Heart and Vera (pictured).

Flesh and Blood starts when their mother, nearing her 70th birthday, is swept off her feet by retired doctor Mark. Years of secrets, lies, rivalries and betrayals then come to the surface and threaten to blow apart everything they’ve held dear. With their large family home overlooking the Kent coast, their inheritance and the happy memories of their childhood all suddenly threatened by the arrival of Mark, the siblings attempt to find out more about him.
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A Million Little Things Season 1 Episode 11 Review: Secrets and Lies

A hiatus does the body good. 

The series returned and A Million Little Things Season 1 Episode 11 wasted no time jumping back into all of the mystery and intrigue that has people hooked.

That is where the series is at its strongest, and while Maggie's cancer battle was still featured prominently, and Eddie and Delilah still had a couple of moments, the midseason premiere was one of the more well-balanced of the series. All of the characters were featured, including the children.

Here's the thing, it's going to be frustrating if the series goes out of the way to portray Jon as troubled to prop up Delilah. Gary is probably the only person in the universe who thought Jon was a saint. Jon being an imperfect person isn't the issue; the way it could be used to absolve Delilah is where it gets irksome.

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Monument Releasing Seals North America on Carlos Reygadas’ ‘Our Time’ (Exclusive)

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Madrid — New York-based independent distributor Monument Releasing has secured North American distribution rights to “Our Time,” from Mexico’s Carlos Reygadas, winner of Cannes Jury (“Silent Light”) and Director (“Post Tenebras Lux”) prizes.

Monument Releasing will open “Our Time” in cinema theaters in North America in June 2019, followed by a VOD and home entertainment release.

Struck with Michael Weber’s The Match Factory, the sales agent on the film, as well as one of its co-producers, the deal will give more outlets to a title which world premiered at last year’s Venice Festival, after Reygadas’ first four main features played Cannes.

Our Time” turns on a couple who live on a ranch in , central Mexico, raising fighting bulls. Esther runs the ranch, Juan, a renown poet, raises the bulls. They have an open relationship, but Juan’s world is thrown out of kilter when Esther becomes infatuated with the estate’s horse trainer.
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Criminal Minds Season 14 Episode 11 Review: Night Lights

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The good news was that Matthew Gray Gubler returned from whatever personal project on which he was working.

That meant that Reid was back from his teaching sabbatical to help out on Criminal Minds Season 14 Episode 11.

What does this mean in real terms? Well, Reid being there makes any episode better.

Why? I'd have to say believability. When Reid proclaims something, it just feels right. He's the master of minutia.

It also comes down to a viewer's comfort zone. I'm more likely to accept a conclusion from Reid, Rossi, Jj, and Prentiss because, well, they've put in the time. They're the veteran profilers.

Lewis, Alvez, and Simmons seem perfectly capable, but we haven't been getting to know them for a decade. To me, Lewis feels like a professor, with Alvez and Simmons seeming more like cops. And likely they'll never get the chance to reach veteran-profiler status.

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Blumhouse Partners with Amazon Prime To Produce Eight Thrillers

Alec Bojalad Nov 15, 2018

Blumhouse TV, the TV imprint of the studio behind Get Out, has inked a deal with Amazon Prime to produce eight feature length thrillers.

Halloween may be long over but the streaming services are doing everything they can to stay spooky.

Amazon Prime has signed a deal with uber horror producer Blumhouse Television to produce eight feature length horror movies that will exclusively debut worldwide on Amazon Prime's platform. Variety was the first to report the deal. Jason Blum is the founder of Blumhouse Productions, which just recently got into the TV producing game.

“Jason Blum has built an empire based on fear, shock and all things spine-tingling,” Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke said in a statement. “He has redefined the horror genre for fans who are hungry for high concept scares. Whether it’s found footage, a socially conscious terror comedy or a pure sinister adrenaline ride,
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Hulu’s Holiday Horror Anthology ‘Into the Dark’ Takes on Thanksgiving With ‘Flesh and Blood’

(Blumhouse Television and Hulu have partnered for a monthly horror anthology series titled Into The Dark, set to release a full holiday-themed feature the first Friday of every month. Horror anthology expert Matt Donato will be tackling the series one-by-one, stacking up the entries as they become streamable.) Sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas is a […]

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Horror Highlights: “Huluween” 2018 Film Fest, You Might Be The Killer, David Cronenberg on the Cover of Delirium Magazine, The Unnamable

Happy Huluween! Hulu's 2018 "Huluween" has begun with Hulu original content as well as your favorite Halloween movies and TV shows. Also in today's Horror Highlights: release details and a trailer for You Might Be the Killer, the legendary David Cronenberg on the cover of Delirium Magazine, and The Unnameable's debut and trailer.

Hulu's First Ever Huluween Details: Press Release: "Get ready for a month’s worth of scary programming as Hulu kicks-off its biggest “Huluween” celebration yet. Beginning today, viewers can head to Hulu’s personalized, Halloween-themed hub for a bone-chilling selection of popular Halloween TV episodes and movies. The curated experience will also bring viewers exclusive, new content throughout the month, including eight spooky short films from up-and-coming filmmakers, and the much-anticipated premiere of two Hulu Originals – Into the Dark and Light as a Feather.

“Inside the walls of Hulu, Huluween has been a tradition for many years,
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Hulu's Holiday Horror Anthology Series Into The Dark Looks Great! Watch The New Teaser Trailer

Hulu has teamed up with Blumhouse Pictures to produce a 12-part holiday horror anthology series called Into the Dark. Today we have a great teaser trailer to share with you that shows some of the horror that awaits. Each episode of the series will be set during a certain holiday and the horror will all begin with Halloween.

Blumhouse founder Jason Blum previously reveled that each episode in the series will be the length of a feature film and each one will be helmed by a different filmmaker along with a different cast. As for the content of the episodes:

The series starts with "The Body," about a hitman who uses social media to make his latest conquest extra special, followed by November’s "Flesh & Blood," which focuses on a teenager with agoraphobia who thinks her dad is a killer. Blum also teased episodes around a pageant winner on
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‘Into the Dark’ Trailer: Blumhouse Teases A Year’s Worth of Horrific Holidays on Hulu — Watch

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Get ready for 12 months’ worth of scary celebrations, as Blumhouse debuts its first tease of what’s to come for its new horror series “Into the Dark.” The Hulu original, helmed by unique writer/directors, will tackle a key holiday for the next year, beginning (naturally) with Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more. The series launches October 5.

The first episode, “The Body,” stars Tom Bateman, Rebecca Rittenhouse, David Hull, Aurora Perrineau and Ray Santiago, and was written by Paul Fischer and Paul Davis (who also directs). The official synopsis: “A sophisticated hitman with a cynical view on modern society finds his work made more difficult when he has to transport a body on Halloween night, but everyone is enamored by what they think is his killer costume.” It’ll also world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sept. 21.

The second installment, entitled “Flesh and Blood,” focuses on Thanksgiving,
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‘Braid’ Writer-Director Mitzi Peirone Inks With ICM Partners As Tribeca Thriller Lands U.S. Deal Via Blue Fox

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‘Braid’ Writer-Director Mitzi Peirone Inks With ICM Partners As Tribeca Thriller Lands U.S. Deal Via Blue Fox
Exclusive: Mitzi Peirone, the Italian writer-director whose debut feature Braid premiered this year in the Midnight section of the Tribeca Film Festival, has signed with ICM Partners. The news comes the same day Blue Fox Entertainment acquired worldwide rights to the psychological thriller, which will now be aimed at an early 2019 theatrical release.

Blue Fox will also shop international rights to Braid at next month’s Toronto Film Festival.

Madeline Brewer (The Handmaid’s Tale), Imogen Waterhouse (Nocturnal Animals), Sarah Hay (Flesh and Blood) and Scott Cohen (The 10th Kingdom) star in the film, about a pair of drug dealers (Waterhouse and Hay) who seek refuge inside the mansion of their mentally unstable friend (Brewer). The three begin to engage in an elaborate and increasingly dangerous game of permanent make-believe.

Peirone is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and NYU Scps in Screenwriting. Her first directorial short
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Official Trailer for Mark Webber's Hyperrealistic Film 'Flesh and Blood'

"You know how hard it is for him to try to find work out here with his record now..." Monument Releasing has unveiled a trailer for the new film both written and directed by acclaimed indie actor/filmmaker Mark Webber, titled Flesh and Blood. Webber tells a very personal story, blurring the line between narrative and documentary, involving his own actual, real-life family. The title of the film is a reference to his decision to confront a person from his past, raising the question: "Will Mark's life remain defined by his own flesh and blood?" In addition to Webber, the cast includes Guillermo Santos, Mark's younger brother who struggles with Asperger's Syndrome in real life, Big G played by Guillermo's actual father, and Cheri played by Cheri Honkala, Mark's real-life mother, anti-poverty activist, and the Green Party's nominee for vice-president in the 2012 Us presidential election. Her activism and her choices
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’s Madeline Brewer Signs With CAA

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’s Madeline Brewer Signs With CAA
Exclusive: Madeline Brewer who stars as Janine on Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and will return to Season 2 of the program which has been nominated for 13 Emmys this year, has inked with CAA. Brewer, who works in both TV and film, has several features with lead roles upcoming. Her upcoming credits include Rupert Wyatt's Captive State, Mark Webber’s Flesh and Blood and Mitzi Peirone’s Braid. Brewer, who is one of those actresses who steadily works, also had roles in Orange is…
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'Maze', 'M.F.A.' among Visit Films slate for Cannes

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'Maze', 'M.F.A.' among Visit Films slate for Cannes
Excusive: Ira prison break drama to get private screening on Croisette.

Visit Films heads to Cannes with a sales slate that includes Ira thriller Maze, SXSW selections M.F.A. and Flesh And Blood, and Us coming-of-age drama Cold November.

Ryan Kampe will also be talking up recent Sundance and Rotterdam selections Family Life and Columbus, and Sundance and Berlinale selection Dayveon.

Kampe has scheduled a private buyers’ screening for Maze starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Barry Ward, and Martin McCann. Lionsgate will distributes in the UK and a number of territories are pre-sold.

The thriller chronicles the mass break-out in 1983 of 38 prisoners from the Maze high security prison.

The film focuses on Larry Marley, the chief architect of the escape, who strikes up a complex friendship with Gordon, a prison warden.

Stephen Burke directs and Jane Doolan of Mammoth Films and Brendan J. Byrne of Cyprus Avenue Films serve as producers. The Irish Film Board, Film Väst, Rte
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Film Acquisition Rundown: The Orchard Picks Up ‘Thelma,’ Samuel Goldwyn Films Buys ‘Gook’ and More

Film Acquisition Rundown: The Orchard Picks Up ‘Thelma,’ Samuel Goldwyn Films Buys ‘Gook’ and More
Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here.

– The Orchard has acquired the North American rights to Joachim Trier’s supernatural thriller “Thelma.” Written by Trier and Eskil Vogt and starring Eili Harboe, Okay Kaya, Ellen Dorrit Petersen and Henrik Rafaelsen, the film follows a young woman who falls in love and discovers that she has terrifying and inexplicable powers.

“Working with Joachim on ‘Louder Than Bombs’ was a wonderful experience and gave us the opportunity to witness, up close, his unmatched visionary talent and passion for the stories he tells,” Paul Davidson, the Orchard’s executive vice president of Film and Television, said in a statement. “Thelma represents the next evolution of his growth as a filmmaker and we couldn’t be more excited
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Monument Releasing Picks Up SXSW Favorite ‘Flesh And Blood’

Monument Releasing Picks Up SXSW Favorite ‘Flesh And Blood’
Exclusive: Monument Releasing has acquired North American distribution rights to Mark Webber's latest film Flesh and Blood, the indie that premiered at SXSW this year to critical acclaim. The company will release the film theatrically this fall. It marks Webber's fourth feature film as director. "Flesh and Blood is a film that is very close to my heart, and it takes a special crew who thinks outside of the box and is attuned to the ever-changing distribution landscape to…
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