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    Interview: Vincenzo Cosentino on his Film "Handy"

    Vincenzo Cosentino's writing and directorial debut 'Handy' is a brilliant and new perspective on the heroic journey. The Sicilian filmmaker based his first feature film on one of his short films 'Being Handy'. 'Handy' was well received at last year's Austin Film Festival and continues to tour the fe...

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    Drafthouse Films to Bring Weird 70s Horror/Sci-Fi Film 'The Visitor' Back to Theaters

    Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, has announced the acquisition of North American rights to "The Visitor," the sci-fi, action, horror amalgamation from 1979.

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    Check Out The Poster For Forgotten 1979 Sci-Fi 'The Visitor' Starring John Huston, Picked Up By Drafthouse

    There are vaults around the world filled with movies that time has forgotten, ambitious endeavors that missed their mark and seeming failures that are actually perfect midnight movie programming. 1979's "The Visitor" might be all of that, and we're going to soon find out.

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    DJANGO UNCHAINED

    If you had pulled me out of the theater one hour into Quentin Tarantino’s 'Django Unchained,' I would have raved. The first portion of the movie is utterly exuberant, full of life and the love of moviemaking.

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    The D Is Silent: Inside The Trailer For 'Django Unchained'

    The biggest story of the last week, by a mile, was the debut of the first trailer for Quentin Tarantino's sure-to-be-controversial Western "Django Unchained." Starring Jamie Foxx as the title character, a slave out to rescue his wife Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), with Christoph Waltz as his compani...

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    Before 'Django Unchained' There Was 'Django': Watch Franco Nero's 1966 Spaghetti Western Right Now

    Well, the first trailer for "Django Unchained" dropped yesterday to much fanfare, but as most folks already know, Quentin Tarantino's films tend to be packed with references both overt and subtle to the movies that he loves or have had an influence on him. And when it comes to his late...

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    SIMON SAYS: White Men Can't Ninja

    In 1981, producer-cum-director Menahem Golan was supposed to direct Charles Bronson in "Death Wish 2." But, as the apocryphal story goes, Bronson didn't want Golan at the helm. So Golan directed "Enter the Ninja"—a movie which, oddly enough, has remote ties to the spaghetti western genre.

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    Franco Nero Insists Quentin Tarantino Will Be In His Western 'The Angel, The Brute, And The Wise'

    Way back at the beginning of the year, there was a bit of excitement and confusion when legendary Italian actor Franco Nero said he was making a spaghetti western with Quentin Tarantino titled "The Angel, the Brute and the Wise." Many assumed the latter was directing the film -- which Nero said would also star Keith Carradine and Treat Williams -- however it soon transpired that Tarantino was directing a spaghetti western of sorts, "Django Unchained," and that "The Angel, the Brute and the Wise" was something else entirely. Anyway, as talk of Tarantino's slavery vengeance pic heated up, everyone pretty much forgot about Nero's project but he ...

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    Italian Actor Franco Nero Says He's Making A Spaghetti Western With Quentin Tarantino

    Keith Carradine & Treat Williams Also Said To Be InvolvedUpdate: According to AICN, this will be Quentin Tarantino's next directorial feature (though it will not have the title mentioned below) and moreover, Christoph Waltz is attached to star. As yet, nothing is official.

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