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12 YEARS A SLAVE is based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender) as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist (Brad Pitt) forever …
Following up on the success of horror comedy A HAUNTED HOUSE, A HAUNTED HOUSE 2, from Marlon Wayans and director Mike Tiddes, will go into production via IM Global’s Octane division Monday, it was announced by IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford.
Joining Wayans in the film are Gabriel Iglesias (Planes, Magic Mike), Jaime Pressly (I Love You Man, Not Another Teen Movie), and Ashley Rickards (Awkward, Gamer), who join returning cast members Essence Atkins (A Haunted House, Are We There Yet?), Affion Crockett (Soul Men, Never Back Down) and Dave Sheridan (Horrible …
Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence of the “Singing River,” as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. At its heart is Rick Hall who founded FAME Studios.??Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Hall brought black and white together in Alabama’s cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations. He is responsible …
Pharrell Williams has returned to create new music for Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming 3D-CG comedy adventure, Despicable Me 2 and the soundtrack is available for download and purchase TODAY! Get “Happy” with the new lyric video debut, and watch a behind the scenes look at the making of the music.
“People always say, ‘Well that’s the industry standard.’ Fuck that, we are the standard now,” says rapper Hopsin in the trailer for his label, Funk Volume‘s upcoming documentary film, Independent Living. Funk Volume has been stealthily been growing their fan base by doing things their own way. Known for their unorthodox business acumen, regionally and stylistically diverse but small roster, and immensely proactive and supportive fan base, artists Hopsin, who is also a co-founder, Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, SwizZz, and DJ Hoppa, along with co-founder Damien Ritter, are proud to share the trailer for their upcoming documentary film, Independent Living. Clocking …
The famed horror team of director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell reunite with the original cast of Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey and Ty Simpkins in INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2, a terrifying sequel to the acclaimed horror film, which follows the haunted Lambert family as they seek to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Written by Leigh Whannell
Directed by James Wan
Produced by Jason Blum
Starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey and Ty Simpkins
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Universal Pictures’ THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS is busy putting the F and U in Kung FU! Check out the latest assets including NEW clips & photos, a Kung Fu Character Creator, and more! Get details below.
THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS hits theaters November 2nd.
Official Youtube – The Man With The Iron Fists
Cung Le “Bronze Lion”
Lucy Liu “Madam Blossom”
Dave Bautista “Brass Body”
Russell Crowe “Jack Knife”
Killa’ Kung Fu Character Creator
You can’t spell Kung Fu without FU! Be a part of the Jungle Village and head over to the …
THUNDER SOUL follows the extraordinary alumni from Houston’s storied Kashmere High School Stage Band, who return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for the 92-year-old “Prof,” their beloved band leader who broke the color barrier and transformed the school’s struggling jazz band into a world-class funk powerhouse in the early 1970s.
Focus World is proud to bring you AFRICA FIRST: VOLUME ONE, the first in a series of short film collections from some of Africa’s most compelling new talent. Focus’ Africa First program is an initiative designed exclusively for filmmakers of African nationality and residence, and presents annual awards to the best and brightest from around the continent.
DEMOS is not just your average documentary film; it truly serves as an awe-inspiring guide to success for the struggling, intermediate, or well-established independent artist. After starting one of hip hop’s largest viral underground label’s last year (HiPNOTT Records), Kevin Nottingham and Kareem Fort have joined forces once again as they prep the forthcoming release of this powerful and insightful film.
Everything can change in an instant … and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God … and everyone else. Can Mac and his new patrol partner, Sgt. Sam Wright, somehow join forces to help one another when it’s impossible to look past their differences–especially the most obvious one?
Isabella Rossellini’s eight-part short film series about the sex life of insects and various creatures “Green Porno,” premiered on sundancechannel.com and on HELIO’s mobile service on May 5, 2008. The series will be available on Sundance Channel VOD in June, 2008 and will air on Sundance Channel in July, 2008. A selection of Rossellini’s “Green Porno” shorts premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and the 2008 Berlin international Film Festival.
RED ROAD PRODUCTIONS, in association with Five Star Productions, has completed "Follow the Prophet," a film that looks at the horrific forced marriages of under age females by cult elders. It focuses on the emotional damage these young women face in their lives from sexual molestation. The film follows a man's journey into the underbelly of a religious cult and his discovery of sexual indoctrination of children and his heroic efforts to save them.