Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho burst onto the scene with 2003’s Memories of Murder, and has grown into one of the most successful international directors working right now. His most recent movie, 2017’s environmental action comedy Okja, was bought by Netflix, where most audiences outside of film festivals streamed it. But now there’s some good news for those who love the good old fashioned theatrical experience: distribution rights to Bong’s newest film, Parasite, have been purchased by NEON, so fans will be able to see the film on the big screen. Read More »
Matthew McConaughey has been so adamant on proving himself a very serious actor nowadays that it’s easy to forget that he first slouched onto our screens as a smooth-talking burnout in Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused. And just when we were ready to write off McConaughey’s surfer dude typecast forever, he teams up with Harmony Korine in a chaotic movie about a drugged out surfer dude, The Beach Bum. Read More »
You’re about to see Salem as you’ve never seen it before. The town that has become synonymous with the persecution of dozens of innocent women and girls, Assassination Nation imagines if a similar witch-hunt takes place in modern day — but the girls fight back.
The edgy Sundance selected thriller turns a peaceful small town into a bloodthirsty mob when a hacker starts leaking intimate emails, texts, pictures, and search histories of its residents. When four teenage girls get the blame for it, the town turns on them. But it’s only a matter of time before they “get pissed off and fight back.”
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Last year, director Joseph Kahn‘s Bodied played at a number of film festivals, won a number of audience awards, and then promptly vanished. Earlier this year, it re-emerged with a special screening at the Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by YouTube.
But one of the greatest audience movies you’ll ever get a chance to see deserves to be seen, well, with an audience. And now you’ll have that chance, because distributor NEON is spearheading a theatrical release for one of the best and wildest movies of 2018.
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NEON is certainly making a name for itself as a distributor of edgy indie movies, often with a feminist bent. And the studio’s newest film, Assassination Nation, looks like it checks all those boxes.
NEON and GOZIE AGBO have released the first red band teaser trailer for the Sundance breakout film, which follows a group of four high school girls who band together after their small town of Salem, Massachusetts descends into madness and violence after an anonymous hacker targets the private lives of all the residents. We’re talking violence, strong language, adult content — so much so that the Assassination Nation trailer comes equipped with its own “trigger warning.” See the trailer below.
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What if one day you found out you had an identical twin that you’d never known about? That’d be a pretty life-altering experience. But imagine then learning that there’s actually a third sibling in the mix, and you were all separated at birth. That’s exactly what happened to Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman, and in the Three Identical Strangers trailer, they take center stage in a documentary that not only tracks their reunion, but also uncovers a mysterious secret. Read More »
Shia LaBeouf slowly makes his Hollywood comeback with what promises to be another tour-de-force performance.
In the sports drama Borg vs. McEnroe, LaBeouf plays the real-life tennis player John McEnroe, known for his fiery temperament and court-side outbursts. He stars opposite Swedish star Sverrir Gudnason, who plays McEnroe’s most famous rival, Björn Borg.
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