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Shriekfest Founder/Director Nabs Role in Mel Gibson Film, “Get the Gringo”

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  Denise Gossett      It’s obvious to anyone who has tried—breaking into show business takes a lot of work. And no one knows this better than actor Denise Gossett, founder and director of the Shriekfest Film Festival, the longest-running Los Angeles-based festival dedicated to all things horror and sci-fi. But it seems that Ms. Gossett is starting to see her efforts really pay off. This May, she will be featured in the new Mel Gibson motion picture, “Get the Gring...

LOOKING BACK, Cinema's greatest moments...

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  APOCALYPTO While bringing in the New Year in Mayan Mexico, how can I not think of this extraordinary film APOCALYPTO (2006) by Mel Gibson that gives cinematic verisimilitude a new meaning… Not only are they speaking ancient Yucatan Mayan!... but seriously, this film takes us hundreds of years back to pre-Columbian Meso-America. Gibson creates true cinema remarkably achieved, transporting us to this ancient world and its collective myth psychology. In this arresting scene, ...

Foster thinks Cannes film can be 'therapeutic' for Gibson

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by Deborah Cole (On Twitter: @doberah http://twitter.com/#!/doberah)CANNES, FranceJodie Foster drew cheers at Cannes on Tuesday for her latest film "The Beaver" and said she thought the experience of making it could be "therapeutic" for her troubled star Mel Gibson.   The small-budget drama, directed by Foster and featuring Gibson as a depressed toy company executive who turns to a beaver hand puppet to help him get his life back on track, had a shaky opening at US cinemas ...

The press conference for The BEAVER

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*The Beaver* is a film about how a millionaire who's suffering from depression tries to get better with the help of a "talking" beaver. The film stars Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson. At the press conference, the actress/director of the movie Jodie Foster, writer kyle killen, and producer Keith Redmon were present. Since Jodie Foster can speak fluent French, she was kind enough to do the press conference in both French and English. She talked about the inspiration of the movie, the makin...

Jodie Foster at *The Beaver* Press Conference

Jodie Foster at the Press Conference for *The Beaver* on May 17 before the Red Carpet premier.Unfortunately, the actor Mel Gibson was not able to make it to the press conference, but he managed to appear with Jodie Foster on the red carpet for the screening. ~Nick Chow 

Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster Earn Standing Ovation at 'The Beaver' International Premiere (Cannes 2011)

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Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images CANNES -- Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson walked the red carpet together at Cannes' international premiere of The Beaver Tuesday night. They entered the Palais' Lumiere Theatre walking hand-in-hand. During the screening they sat next to Summit's Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman. And as the lights came up at the end of the film, they were rewarded with a ten-minute standing ovation. A few people around Foster even had tears in their eyes at th...

The Tourist and Mad Max Screening and Q&A Session (29-04-2011-30-04-2011).

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 I was pleased to be invited to two screening-cum-Q&A sessionsorganised by the Australian Cinematographers Society over the course of two days in Adelaide.  Million thanks to Lawrence Horsburgh, Key Account Manager for Kodak (Australasia) for sending through the invitation, really appreciate that, ! The first screening was - The Tourist - followed by an interview session with Oscar winning cinematographer John Seale, and the second session was on the 1979 classic - Mad Max - and an i...

I am a Mel Gibson fan

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  I've been a fan of Mel Gibson longer than I care to remember and was   saddened by his dalliance and love child with a Russian woman who had had a child earlier with former Bond, Timothy Dalton.  Had Mel gone off his head? Mel, the action star, the practical joker on the sets, who had a large brood from his happy marriage to the same woman - his childhood sweetheart- for decades. A rarity in Hollywood, OK, make that showbiz.   I'm sorry Mel knocked up the wo...

SXSW To Premiere Mel Gibson Film

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  Mel Gibson may be slightly persona non grata in Hollywood, but Austin, Texas is rolling out the red carpet for him come March. Gibson's newest film, THE BEAVER, in which he co-stars with the film's director Jodie Foster, will receive its World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) in mid March prior to its theatrical release later that month by producer/distributor Summit Entertainment. In the drama, Ms. Foster's third film as a director, Gibson stars as a depres...

Is Oliver Stone An Anti-Semite?

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  Is Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone an anti-semite? This question has swamped the blogosphere in the past few days after the director gave a controversial interview to the Sunday Times of London. The director of such celebrated films as PLATOON, WALL STREET, JFK and NIXON, whose most recent documentary SOUTH OF THE BORDER is a controversial look at the left-leaning politics in current favor in South America, has not exactly been known for his discretion. He is a social and political...

Movie Review: APOCALYPTO

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Is it possible to judge Mel Gibson's film works now without burdening them with his recent public embarrassments? As open-minded as a viewer may try to be while sitting through his new directorial effort "Apocalypto", you may find yourself questioning the the psychology of someone who seems so preoccupied with graphic displays of violence. But think beyond his recent scandal. Think back to "Braveheart" and "The Passion of the Christ", both films that never seemed so alive as when they were spl...

The Maya Legacy and Gibson's "Apocalypto"

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Looking for redemption?The December 8th release of Mel Gibson's movie "Apocalypto" is raising interest in the ancient Maya. How much is accurate in the Maya world that "Apocalypto" portrays? As we approach the end point of the Maya calendar in 2012, the true legacy of this great ancient civilization gives keys to navigating through chaotic earth changes. A new book on life in Maya times through the eyes of a modern time traveler delves deeply into this hidden Maya knowledge.Seattle, WA (PRWeb) N...

Mel Gibson's Passion awarded at The 5th Annual Christian WYSIWYG Fest

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MEL GIBSON’S “PASSION” WINS ITS FIRST FILM FESTIVAL AWARDThe 5th Annual Christian WYSIWYG Film Festival honored Mel Gibson’s "The Passion of The Christ" with the "Film of The Year" award for 2004.The award follows the recent recognition for producer of the year given at the Hollywood Awards to Mel GibsonHolly McClure, the executive producer for the behind the scenes special, "TheMaking of The Passion of The Christ”, commented, “In what will surely be a season of multiple awards and r...

Gibson awarded producer of the year at Hollywood fest

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Academy Award-winning producer/director MEL GIBSON will receive the "Hollywood Producer of the Year Award"The Hollywood Film Festival's Board of Advisors, co-chaired by Paula Wagner, is proud to announce that this year's festival will honor Oscar(r) winning producer/director MEL GIBSON with its "Hollywood Producer of the Year Award."The award will be bestowed upon Mr. Gibson as part of the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony on Monday evening, October 18, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.Other industry pr...

Passion of Christ phenomenal US Box Office hit

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THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST a vivid depiction of the last 12 hours of Jesus Christ's life opened in the US to a huge Box Office success that surpasses all controversies and pre opening rumors. Mel Gibson's film has opened in the US to a huge Box Office success.It took $76.3 million on its opening week end and took another $51 mil in second weekend. Current cume nears $200 million mark. One the highest off season openings ever. Guess who is coming up for next Oscars?Sometime around the year A.D. 30...

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