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Mr. Halfyard: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love 2013

The theme of the year (if it can ever be boiled down to just one thing) is that "GREED is no longer GOOD, it is complicated." Perhaps this is just fall out from filmmaking projects that likely were conceived at...

BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN Tops European Film Award Nominations

Felix van Groeningen's Broken Circle Breakdown looks to win big at the European Film Awards where it tops the list of nominations with five including Best European Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay.Other familiar titles include...

Review: THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN, A Gloriously Devastating Bluegrass Masterpiece

"You'll rue the day that you were born. For givin' me the devil cause I wouldn't hoe corn." This is the stuff of old country music, the purest of joy taken, perhaps from mistakes made, perhaps just fate teasing and...

Euro Beat: Get To Know The European Oscar Contenders

Yesterday was the deadline for each country around the world to choose a film to submit for Oscar consideration. While only a few of them will make the cut come January 16 when the final nominations are announced, this moment...

US Trailer for THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN Offers Bluegrass Joy and Pain

Felix Van Groeningen's vivid emotional drama of life, love and Bluegrass tunes with its mouthful of a title, The Broken Circle Breakdown, is quite simply put, one of the best films you will probably see all year. The Flemish director...

Fantasia 2013 Review: BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN, A Gloriously Devastating Bluegrass Masterpiece

"You'll rue the day that you were born. For givin' me the devil cause I wouldn't hoe corn."This is the stuff of old country music, the purest of joy taken, perhaps from mistakes made, perhaps just fate teasing and cruelly...

Fantasia Film Festival Preview! New! Expanded! More Picks From More People!

The 2013 Fantasia Film Festival is now officially upon us! One of the largest, longest running, and just plain longest genre film festivals in the world, Fantasia has an overwhelming number of films and film related events to offer every...

Intense Full Trailer For Von Groeningen's THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN

Belgium's Felix Van Groeningen is quickly building a case for himself as the patron saint of family dysfunction. Van Groeningen rose to international prominence with The Misfortunates - a film that blended ultra dark comedy with searing emotional intensity -...

The Director Of THE MISFORTUNATES Returns With THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN

Back in 2009 Belgian director Felix Van Groeningen caused quite a stir with The Misfortunates, a film about a family living on the outer fringes of society. Rude, tragic and frequently very funny The Misfortunates established Van Groeningen on the...