The Weekend 10 News: The Sisters Brothers, The Dark and more!

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The Sisters Brothers – Final Trailer & Character Posters – Now Playing in NY & LA!

From acclaimed director Jacques Audiard (Rust and Bone,
A Prophet), and based on the novel by Patrick deWitt, THE SISTERS BROTHERS is a reimagining of the cinematic Western as a dangerous, witty, and emotionally cathartic exploration of what it means to be a man.
It is 1851, and Charlie and Eli Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly) are both brothers and assassins, boys grown to men in a savage and hostile world. They have blood on their hands: that of criminals, that of innocents…and they know no state of existence other than being gunmen. The older of the two, introspective Eli (Reilly) rides hard with his younger sibling yet dares to dream of a normal life. The younger of the two, hard-drinking Charlie (Phoenix) has taken charge with gusto as lead man on the duo’s assignments. Each increasingly questions, and quibbles with, the other’s methods.
The Sisters brothers find themselves on a journey through the Northwest, bringing them to the mountains of Oregon, a dangerous brothel in the small town of Mayfield, and eventually, the Gold Rush land of California – a journey that will test the deadly family ties that bind. But, can it also be the path to rediscovering what remains of their humanity?
THE SISTERS BROTHERS also stars Jake Gyllenhaal as learned scout John Morris, and Riz Ahmed as fugitive chemist Hermann Kermit Warm.
Director: Jacques Audiard
Writers: Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain (based on the novel by Patrick Dewitt)
Producers: Pascal Caucheteux, Michael De Luca, Alison Dickey, Megan Ellison, Michel Merkt, John C. Reilly, Grégoire Sorlat
Cast: John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rutger Hauer, Carol Kane, Rebecca Root
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THE DARK with Nadia Alexander in Theaters 10/26! Check out the trailer!

On the outskirts of a small town lies Devil’s Den, a mysterious tract of woods where many have entered but no one has ever left. The local rumor is that the spirit of a young girl who was horrifically murdered there haunts and hunts in this dense forest, brutally slaying anyone who dares to step into her terrain. When a man with a dark past crosses her path, a series of events are set in motion that may lead to a peculiar kind of redemption for two tragically tortured souls.
Part gothic fairytale and part chilling horror, director Justin P. Lange’s debut feature balances rich imagery with a brutal and bloody story of unlikely kindred spirits who must defend themselves against the villainous powers of the ‘normal’ world.
Written and Directed by Justin P. Lange
Cast: Nadia Alexander (USA’s The Sinner, Netflix’s Seven Seconds), Toby Nichols (Netflix’s Iron Fist, Trumbo), Karl Markovics (The Counterfeiters)
TRT: 95 min
Country: Austria
Rating: Not Rated
Language: English
Genre: Horror

Shout! Factory TV, ITV Studios, Twitch to Host INTERNATIONAL THUNDERBIRDS DAY MARATHON Streaming the complete series of Thunderbirds September 30

5…4…3…2…1…Thunderbirds are GO! In celebration of International Thunderbirds Day September 30, Shout! Factory TV and ITV Studios will livestream a 34-hour marathon of the Supermarionation series Thunderbirds exclusively on social video service Twitch. This global event can be enjoyed by fans around the world, who will be able to watch all 32 episodes from the show’s original run, complete with bonus content including three new classic-style episodes based on original 60s audio recordings.
The marathon begins Sunday, September 30 at 7 a.m. PT / 3 p.m. BST on Shout! Factory TV’s official Twitch channel. International Thunderbirds Day celebrates the anniversary of the first TV broadcast of Thunderbirds in the UK, over 50 years ago on September 30, 1965.
Get ready to blast off with the team at International Rescue with every episode of the popular science-fiction series streaming live on Twitch. These episodes are presented in a remastered high-definition transfer that showcases the Supermarionation technique in exquisite detail like never before.
Leap into the stratosphere of fun and excitement with Thunderbirds. Operating from a top-secret island base in the year 2065, the Thunderbirds team at International Rescue – intrepid Jeff Tracy and his valiant sons Scott, John, Virgil, Gordon, and Alan – engage in a humanitarian crusade to protect the innocent. Traveling via land, sea, air, and space in their fantastically advanced vehicles, the Tracys take on the most impossible of missions with courage, honor and their greatest strength of all: the power of family.
With its Atomic Age aesthetics and innovative production techniques, Thunderbirds has made an indelible impact on pop culture, cherished by legions of fans and influencing science fiction and animation for decades. The crown jewel of Gerry Anderson’s visionary creative work, Supermarionation, Thunderbirds promises audiences of all ages an outstanding showcase of thrills, action and adventure with no (okay, maybe some) strings attached.
All episodes of Thunderbirds are also available on VOD atShout! Factory TV or on Blu-ray and DVD from

CM PUNK Stars In Queensbury Pictures Production: GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR

The recently launched production company, Queensbury Pictures, today announced the production wrap of GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR, the writing and directing debut of producer Travis Stevens and starring pop culture staple and former WWE superstar, Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk).
Shooting has wrapped in the Chicago suburb of Frankfort, Illinois – in a house that has long been considered by local residents to be haunted.
A name consistently in the news and synonymous with pop culture, mixed martial artist and comic book writer Phil Brooks is best known for his record setting career in the WWE under the name CM Punk. Brooks has a recurring role in Marc Maron’s IFC comedy series Maronand will appear in the remake of David Cronenberg’s Rabid. GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOORmarks his first leading role.
“I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to take on the lead role in GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR,” said Phil Brooks. “I’m a longtime personal fan of genre films and this project was an absolute natural fit for me.”
Producer Greg Newman said, “Phil Brooks has proven his abilities as an actor outside of the ring and is a natural fit for the lead. His range and performance will surely delight and surprise those who know him best from his athletic career. We’re thrilled and honored to have him on the project.
Writer/Director of GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR, Travis Stevens, has produced such acclaimed, wide-ranging films as We Are Still Hereand Starry Eyes,and Buster’s Mal Heart. Stevens will now be stepping behind the camera for the first time as a director.
Stevens said, “After many years nurturing the creative vision of other talented storytellers, I’m both grateful and humbled to receive the support of Queensbury Pictures, MPI Media and all the cast and crew who have crossed the threshold of this very strange, incredibly beautiful and unflinchingly terrifying house.”
The cast includes Trieste Dunnof Applesauce, United 93, Bansheeand many other films and TV series, Elissa Dowling, a genre veteran best known for We Are Still Hereand newcomer Sarah Brooksin a breakout role. Award-winning Special FX Technician Dan Martin(High Rise, Free Fire, Lord of Chaos) is creating the film’s jaw-dropping special make-up and creature effects. Producers on the film include Greg Newman, Giles Edwards, Nicola Goelzhaeuser and Travis Stevens.

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE | Official Poster and NYCC Panel Alert

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Check out the official poster for Orion Pictures’ ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE just in time for New York Comic Con! Join the cast and creative team for their first ever convention appearance after their acclaimed film festival run on October 6th 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM in Room 1A10 at the Javits Center. See some exclusive materials and hear the story behind this year’s biggest zombie Christmas musical!

In Select Theaters November 30, Expanding Nationwide December 7

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven – at Christmas – forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other…

Cast: Ella Hunt, Malcom Cumming, Ben Wiggins, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Marli Siu, Mark Benton & Paul Kaye

Directed by: John McPhail

Written by: Alan McDonald & Ryan McHenry

Produced by: Naysun Alae-Carew, Nicholas Crum, Tracy Jarvis

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical

Rating: R

Running Time: 92 minutes

Distributor: Orion Pictures

Horror take on “The Little Mermaid” to premiere On Demand this fall

A fairy tale classic goes under the frightening sea this September with Mermaid’s Song, premiering on digital from Wild Eye Releasing.

A dark homage to Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid, and starring Game of Thrones’ Iwan Rheon, the film is set during the 1930s depression and tells of young Charlotte, who is struggling to keep the family business afloat. When gangster Randall offers to pay off the family debt – he demands some illegal changes to the business. But Charlotte, like her mother before her, is a mermaid capable of controlling humans with nothing but her voice, which creates a battle between all of those who want Charlotte’s magical powers for themselves.

WEED THE PEOPLE lands a trailer and poster!

Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only these laboratory studies, desperate parents obtain cannabis oil from underground sources to save their children from childhood cancers. “Weed the People” follows these families through uncharted waters as they take their children’s survival into their own hands. Some of their miraculous outcomes beget the unsettling question at the heart of the film: If weed is truly saving lives, why doesn’t the government want people to access it?

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Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights – Jason Blum & Lex Scott David

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Producer Jason Blum (left) and cast member Lex Scott Davis (right) celebrate the upcoming release of “The First Purge” at the opening of Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Halloween Horror Nights” in Universal City, CA. The theme park was overrun by masked attackers seeking to ‘purge’ their grievances on unsuspecting visitors. “The First Purge” debuts on digital on September 18 and on Blu-ray &DVD on October 2.

How are you liking the new format?

Just a quick newsbreak. We’re experimenting with a few things this Fall and I want to make sure it’s not annoying people. Now, it’s time for arts and crafts!

Arts and Crafts to celebrate SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY comes to Home Video.

SOLO: A Star Wars Story is now available on Digital HD and arrives on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on September 25th!

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