rest stop movie

Her Smell director Alex Ross Perry wants in on the ongoing Stephen King adaptation boom. The filmmaker will write and direct Rest Stop, based on a King story of the same name. King’s tale follows a mystery writer who intervenes in an act of domestic violence unfolding at a rest stop. The story is very brief, and even a bit anticlimactic, so you can expect Perry to take some liberties with his adaptation.

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fear street movie trilogy new

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on the Fear Street movie trilogy, based on the books by Goosebumps writer R.L. Stine. Here’s an update: they’re still happening, and they’ve locked down some directors and cast members. Leigh Janiak, director of horror film Honeymoon, is still set to helm the first of the trilogy, and also the third, while Her Smell filmmaker Alex Ross Perry is directing part two. New to the project: actors Kiana Madeira and Olivia Welch will appear in all three films. More on the Fear Street movie trilogy below.

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Her Smell Trailer new

Last year we saw A Star is Born and Vox Lux. This year, the musician movie trend continues with Her Smell. Writer/director Alex Ross Perry reunites with actress Elisabeth Moss to tell this tale of a tortured troubadour totally tormented by her troubles. Moss is a former ’90s punk rock star who finds herself at her wits end, and reckoning with her past mistakes. Watch the Her Smell trailer below.

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We see Elisabeth Moss’ punk musician Becky Something rock out on stage before we ever hear her talk or watch her terrorize her entourage. It’s a simple yet important introductory gesture from writer/director Alex Ross Perry to kick off Her Smell. The song establishes the character’s performative flair prior to launching headfirst into the maelstrom she unleashes, providing crucial understanding for why her “business family” stands by her. Addicts, particularly talented ones, can draw people in with the allure of the very same narcissism that will later repel them.

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her smell teaser

When Elisabeth Moss and Alex Ross Perry team up together, you know you’re in for a hell of a performance from Moss. The pair first collaborated on 2015’s psychological thriller Queen of Earth, and now they’re reuniting for the maniacal rocker drama Her Smell.

Now, ahead of the film’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, you can get a glimpse at Moss’ no-holds-barred performance as a punk rocker hitting rock bottom in theHer Smell teaser clip.

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christopher robin trailer

Disney is taking a Hook-like approach to the Winnie the Pooh series with Christopher Robin. The new live-action film asks the question: what would happen if Winnie’s best human buddy Christopher Robin grew up? The Christopher Robin trailer below provides an answer.

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Golden Exits trailer

Alex Ross Perry, the filmmaker behind Listen Up Philip and Queen of Earth, is back with Golden Exits. The indie ensemble, set against a Brooklyn background, features a stellar cast colliding with each other amidst affairs and other real world dramas. A brand new Golden Exits trailer awaits you below.

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Nostalgia trailer

With NostalgiaMark Pellington helms a script co-written by Alex Ross Perry. The star-studded drama focuses on several different stories about loss, and the relationship between objects passed down through generations. The first weepy Nostalgia trailer has arrived to make you feel as if you need a tissue or two. Watch it below.

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golden exits trailer

Alex Ross Perry remains a filmmaker to watch, even if he is threatening to make a live-action Winnie the Pooh movie inspired by A.I.: Artificial Intelligence. But before we get to that, we have the first trailer for his fifth feature film as a director. There’s not too much in the Golden Exits teaser Perry posted on his own personal YouTube page, but some of you may consider two minutes of Emily Browning singing “New York Groove” to be of interest.

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2017 Sundance Film Festival Announces Competition Line-Up

sundance 2017 line-up

We’re only a few short weeks away from the Sundance Film Festival. This year Peter, Angie, and Ethan are on the ground covering the fest, meaning they’ll get to see new movies from filmmakers such as David Lowery (Pete’s Dragon), Gillian Robespierre (Obvious Child), Alex Ross Perry (Listen Up, Phillip), Marti Noxon (UnREAL), and Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land). The Festival has announced the 66 films playing in competition in addition to titles out of competition as part of the NEXT lineup. Expect more titles showing at the festival to be announced shortly. The film fest kicks off in Park City, Utah on January 19th.

Below, check out the Sundance 2017 line-up.

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