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    Review: 'Jackass' Meets Michael Haneke With Grotesque Social Satire 'Cheap Thrills'

    The comedic thriller "Cheap Thrills" establishes a ridiculous premise early on and takes it to various extremes until you just have to accept the crazy venture on its own terms or simply give up.

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    'Cheap Thrills' Star Pat Healy On How to Make It As An Actor On Your Own Terms

    "Cheap Thrills" star Pat Healy talks making a living in the movie business.

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    Review: Pat Healy Ain't Messin' Around in Smart and Stomach-Turning 'Cheap Thrills'

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. And a lot of really gross stuff. This is the sly premise behind the smart -- and, yes, very gross -- thriller “Cheap Thrills,” which has dazzled Midnight festival crowds for the past year and hits theaters March 21.

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    Review: Absurdly Nihilistic 'Cheap Thrills' Starring David Koechner, Sara Paxton, Pat Healy & More

    It was only a matter of time before the recent hyper-raunchy comedy style exemplified by "The Hangover" (and repurposed, in watered-down form, for things like "Identity Thief" and "Horrible Bosses"), would take a dark, seedily indie-movie turn. And that's what "Cheap Thrills," really is: it's the hy...

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    Exclusive: A Robbery Gets Planned In Clip From SXSW & Fantasia Film Festival Winner 'Cheap Thrills'

    They say when opportunity knocks, you should open the door, but that adage is taken to twisted levels in the forthcoming "Cheap Thrills," where a night of boozy drinking leads to decidedly sinister activities.

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    Cinedigm Partners with Drafthouse Films for Home Entertainment Distribution

    Leading digital distributor Cinedigm has teamed up with Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, to bring a roster of acclaimed films to a variety of on-demand platforms. The partnership is set to become effective at the top of next year, with the two working together to r...

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    SXSW Review: 'Cheap Thrills' Is Like 'The Hangover' Taken To An Absurdly Nihilistic Degree

    It was only a matter of time before the recent hyper-raunchy comedy style exemplified by "The Hangover," would take a dark, seedily indie-movie turn. And that's what "Cheap Thrills," which was one of the few movies to acquire distribution at the South by Southwest Film Festival, really is: it's the ...

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    SXSW Midnight Deals: 'Haunter' Goes to IFC, Drafthouse Films Looking for 'Cheap Thrills'

    Per usual, genre flicks are selling at SXSW. IFC Midnight has snapped up rights to Midnight entry Vincenzo Natali’s “Haunter,” starring Abigail Breslin as a girl perpetually on the eve of her 16th birthday, fated to relive the day before she and her family were all murdered. “Haunter” is Natali’s fo...

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    SXSW Review: Grotesque Social Satire 'Cheap Thrills' Suggests 'Jackass' Meets Michael Haneke

    Savagely assaulting the desperation of a blue collar family man, the comedic thriller "Cheap Thrills" establishes a ridiculous premise early on and takes it to various extremes, again and again, until you just have to accept the crazy venture on its own terms or simply give up. That's also the situa...

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    Exclusive: Poster For Craig Zobel's Controversial Sundance Hit 'Compliance'

    Controversial, upsetting, disturbing and memorable, there are few films this year that have gotten audiences talking like "Compliance" has. Based on a true story, the movie is an unwavering look at the power of authority to make people do unspeakable and humiliating things, and the film's bracing ex...

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