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 Thursday, October 18----------Naomi Watts, whose film career is suddenly on fire, will appear as a special guest at the TCM Screen Talk tomorrow evening at the London Film Festival. Watts was one of the stars at last night's Opening Night Gala screening of EASTERN PROMISES, the new film from Canadian auteur David Cronenberg, which stars her opposite Viggo Mortenson and Vincent Cassel. The prolific actress also toplines the English-language remake of Austrian director Michael Haneke's FUNNY G...

Just a few days left to go until The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival opens

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Just a few days left to go until The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival opens its doors throughout the city for a celebration of cinema with a talent laden guest-list attending the 16 day Festival. Attending the Opening Night Gala on Wednesday 17 October for the UK premiere of the acclaimed EASTERN PROMISES will be director David Cronenberg, accompanied by Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel and Armin Mueller-Stahl.The Odeon West End will welcome an array of actors and filmmakers attending the premiere...

Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award for Paul Schrader

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Paul Schrader receives the Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award 2007 The 18th Stockholm International Film Festival honors director and screenwriter Paul Schrader with the Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award. Paul Schrader will visit Stockholm to accept the prestigious Bronze Horse in person. Paul Schrader possesses a unique voice, which gives life to sharp, relentless characters in a modern city. Schrader’s images of an urban jungle are drawn with intellectual clarity, and he never hesitates...

Ischia Film and Music Global Fest 2007

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L'Albergo della Regina Isabella, IschiaHosted at the beautiful Italian L'Albergo Regina della Isabella Spa Resort, the Ischia Film and Music Global Fest is a truely special event for some of the leading figures of the global film and music industry. This year, chaired by Paul Haggis the week-long festival from 9-16th August, offered a cinematic feast, paying tribute to many of the greatest filmmakers, musicians and scriptwriters around the world. To name a few, this year awards were recieved...

9th Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival opens this week

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Festival do Rio, the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, which opens its doors to public and industry this coming Thursday, September 20, has confirmed that it will top and tail with world premieres.Thursday’s opening night (20th) will see the first public screening of the final cut of José Padilha’s highly anticipated Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite).The true story of two childhood friends employed in Rio de Janeiro’s military police special unit has been the subject of local contro...

London Film Festival unveils line up

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The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival’s full programme, announced today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, includes 184 features and 133 shorts as well as a host of screen talks, masterclasses and live events. Opening the Festival on Thursday 17 October is the UK premiere of David Cronenberg’s EASTERN PROMISES with Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts and Vincent Cassel, whilst Wes Anderson closes the Festival on November 1 with the UK premiere of THE DARJEELING LIMITED, starring Jason Schwartzma...

Interview with "On the Lot" winner Will Bigham

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       August 22, 2007                 For more information, contact:Jamey Duvall, producerMovie Geeks United!E-mail: moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com                                                                                 On the Lot Winner Will BighamFeatured on Internet Radio Podcast On Wednesday, August 22 at 10pm (EST), MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, a movie-themed talk radio p...

2 Hour Tribute to 5 Character Actors on August 26

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        August 13, 2007                   For more information, contact: Jamey Duvall, producer Movie Geeks United! E-mail: moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com                                                                                     2 -Hour Tribute to Five Character Actors Planned for Internet Podcast on August 26 On Sunday, August 26 beginning at 6pm (EST...

Composer/Editor John Ottman Discusses "The Invasion", "Valkyrie" on Internet Radio Podcast

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        August 10, 2007                   For more information, contact: Jamey Duvall, producer Movie Geeks United! E-mail: moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com                                                                                     John Ottman, composer of “The Invasion” and upcoming Tom Cruise film “Valkyrie”, on Podcast Show This Sunday   On S...

Stockholm International Film Festival dedicated to Ingmar Bergman

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The 18th Stockholm International Film Festival dedicated to Ingmar Bergman Ingmar Bergman was one of the greatest directors ever and he will continue to inspire filmmakers, in Sweden and abroad. His exceptional work and distinguished artistry even shaped the image of Sweden and Swedes abroad. Ingmar Bergman’s influence on Swedish film and culture in general cannot be underestimated. During the Stockholm International Film Festival, November 15th-25th, the audience will be invited to reexplore ...

The Shark is Still Working, The Camden 28 and Your Mommy Kills Animals filmmakers on MOVIE GEEKS UNITED

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Filmmakers Behind The Shark is Still Working, The Camden 28, and Your Mommy Kills Animals Featured on Internet Radio Program   On Wednesday, July 25 at 10pm (EST), MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, a movie-themed talk radio program on the internet, will broadcast a special live interviews with the key filmmakers behind three of the year's most highly touted documentaries, The Shark is Still Working, The Camden 28 and Your Mommy Kills Animals.   Jake Gove, Erik Hollander, James Gelet, and M...

New Estoril Festival tribute to David Lynch

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Paulo Branco, one of Europe’s most prolific film producers, has been appointed artistic director of the new Estoril European Film Festival, which will hold its first edition Nov. 8-17 in Estoril, Portugal. The festival will oragnaise a tribute to David Lynch (and to Pedro Almodovar) David Lynch's Filmography: 1966 Six Figures Getting Sick (curta-metragem) 1968 The Alphabet (curta-metragem) 1970 The Grandmother (curta-metragem) 1974 The Amputee (curta-metragem) 1977 Eraserhead...

FiFilmmakers and cast of horror films "Women's Studies" and "I Know Who Killed Me' on Internet Radio

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        July 16, 2007                   For more information, contact: Jamey Duvall, producer Movie Geeks United! E-mail:            moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com     WOMEN’S STUDIES DIRECTOR LONNIE MARTIN, ACTRESS JUDITH O’DEA, AND ADDITIONAL CAST MEMBERS TO BE INTERVIEWED ON INTERNET RADIO     Women’s Studies writer/director Lonnie Martin, and co-stars Judith O’Dea, Cindy Marie Martin, and Tara Garwood...

Press Release: Guests Line up for Brian De Palma Tribute on MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!

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Actor William Katt, author Eyal Peretz and web host Geoff Beran will be featured on a special 2-hour internet radio tribute to director Brian De Palma on Sunday, July 22 from 6 - 8pm (EST). MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, one of the most popular motion picture-themed radio programs on the internet, will host the tribute, which will celebrate the various works of one of our most under-appreciated cinematic masters.   "We are solidifying an impressive list of guests who can speak to De Palma's g...

Perry Santos, assistant to Scorsese on "Casino" and Cameron on "Titanic, directs "I'm Rick James"

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Perry Santos, writer, producer, and director of the upcoming documentary I'm Rick James, will appear on internet radio program MOVIE GEEKS UNITED! for an exclusive interview this Sunday, July 8 at 6pm (EST).   Mr. Santos will reveal his personal journey in making the documentary (which will be released this October), as well as share his insights into working with Martin Scorsese during the productions of Casino and Kundun, and James Cameron during Titanic.   An internet radio show hos...

What's COming Up in July on MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!

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MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!Sunday, July 1SPECIAL TIME:  8:00PM (EST)- "Live Free or Die Hard"-The latests scoops on the De Palma Tribute Show-Our Topic of the Week:  Director's Cutswith special guest DR. ROYCE CLEMENS-Flick Picks of the Week!-Archived interveiw with Jamey and "Joshua" director George RatliffSunday, July 8-The latest movie reviews and news-Flick Picks of the Week-interview with PERRY SANTOS, the director of the new documentary film"I'm Rick James"M...

Al Pacino's Friends, Collaborators Share Insights on Movie Geeks United!

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On Sunday, June 24, MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, one of the most popular motion picture-themed radio programs on the internet,  broadcast a special 2- hour tribute to the legendary actor of stage and screen AL PACINO.  The broadcast, which is now available for free replay through the archived section of their website (www.blogtalkradio.com/moviegeeksunited), featured interviews with some of Pacino's most exciting and insightful friends and collaborators.   Steven Bauer, who co-starred with Paci...

Internet Radio Program Pays Tribute to Director Brian De Palma in July

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On Sunday, July 22, MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, one of the most popular motion picture-themed radio programs on the internet,  will broadcast a special 2- hour tribute to legendary director BRIAN DE PALMA from 6 – 8pm (EST).  The broadcast, which will be made available live or on replay via their website at www.blogtalkradio.com/moviegeeksunited, will feature interviews with several of De Palma's creative collaborators, as well as film scholars who admire his work.   "From 'Carrie'...

Movie Geeks Celebrate AL PACINO with Special Guests

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*******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*******     MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!  AIRS SPECIAL 2 -HOUR TRIBUTE TO AL PACINO WITH SPECIAL GUESTS   This Sunday, June 24, MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, one of the most popular motion picture-themed radio programs on the internet,  will broadcast an exclusive 2- hour tribute to the versatile and passionate genius of Al Pacino.  The broadcast can be enjoyed in its live format from 6 – 8pm (EST) at www.blogtalkradio.com/moviegeeksunited, or heard any time after...

Los Angeles Film Festival full line up

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Film Independent announced the full program line-up for the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival (Thursday, June 21 – Sunday, July 1), including the Opening Night and Closing Night films.As previously announced, Academy Award®-winning actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood will receive this year’s Spirit of Independence Award on Thursday, June 28 at a special event sponsored by Target. Tony Bennett, who is the focus of a new documentary for which Clint Eastwood serves as executive producer, will pre...

Seattle '07: an embarassment of riches

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With over 250 films of every kind to choose from, (mostly new or very recent, but some archival oldies as well), the Seattle Int'l Film Festival might be described as an "embarrassment of riches", mostly gold but, inevitably, some dross and Fool's Gold mixed in with a treasure chest as large as this. The main problem for the would-be writer is not filtering out the nuggets from the crap, the promising from the obviously to be avoided, but trying to navigate the city bus system between the widely...

NY Film Festival 2006: Postmodern Menagerie

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This festival continues as an upscale, boutique film venture for cinephiles, with only 25 features and innovative sidebars--including a critical overview of foreign filmmakers, with respect to both new filmmaking approaches and new subjects. Other major fests love red carpets, pay respect to commercial consideration and defer to megalomaniac growth desires; they need to present as many new films as possible, to have a large contingent of buyers and distributors, and to secure a sizable prese...

LYNCH. Behind the curtain: the artist at work shows in Cannes

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 A film that gives us a rare glimpse into the fascinating mind of the man who created such visionary classics as Eraserhead, Mullholland Drive, Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Wild At Heart, The Elephant Man and more…Compiled from over two years of footage, the film is an intimate portrait of Lynch’s creative process as he completes his latest film, INLAND EMPIRE. We are with him as he discovers the beauty in ideas, leading us on a journey through the abstract which ultimately unveils his cinemati...

Sunday, May 5 on MOVIE GEEKS UNITED! internet radio talk show

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Join us for our internet radio show MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!tomorrow evening at 6pm eastern/5pm central for a very special episode!On the show....Producer-Director SOPHIE FIENNESwill be on the show to discuss her new film"The Pervert's Guide to Cinema"THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO CINEMA takes the viewer on an exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made. Serving as presenter and guide is the charismatic Slavoj Zizek, acclaimed philosopher and psychoanalyst. With his eng...

Seattle Polish Film Fest opens with strongly

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The Seattle Film Festival got off to a flying start on Friday, April 27 with a brace of strong films at its handsome new venue, the McCaw Theater in the Seattle Center cultural complex. The opening film, the touching story of a priest with AIDS, "He who has never Lived" (Kto nigdy nie zyl), is the directing debut of iconic Polish actor Andrzej Seweryn, and this was followed up by "Palimpset", a nightmarish study of a Warsaw Police inspector on the verge of a nervous breakdown -- with heavy echo...

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