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    Joe Dante Set To Return To Horror Comedy With ‘Burying The Ex’ Starring Anton Yelchin & Ashley Greene

    One gets the impression that a dozen intriguingly bizarre films are always swirling around the mind of director Joe Dante, and it is a displeasure to see that the most recent work from him happened back in 2009 with “The Hole." Since then, a ‘60s-set biopic about Roger Corman and the ghost story “Ca...

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    Joe Dante's Long-Gestating Roger Corman Biopic Heads Toward Production--without Tarantino (UPDATE)

    Joe Dante's long-gestating biopic on B-movie legend Roger Corman, "The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes," may finally be headed toward production. Per the Dissolve, Corman himself is set to make a cameo in the film.

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    Brian De Palma To Direct Meta-Adaptation Of 'Therese Raquin' Starring Emily Mortimer

    No matter what you thought about Brian De Palma's "Passion," it can't be denied that it found the filmmaker firmly back in his wheelhouse of erotically charged melodrama. And it looks like he isn't going to veer too far away from that subject matter just yet, only this time, it will happen on a movi...

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    Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Unjustly Unheralded Horror Film 'The Black Room,' Starring Boris Karloff

    Shock Theater with Joe Dante concludes at Trailers from Hell, with director and TFH creator Dante introducing 1935's "The Black Room," starring Boris Karloff.

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    Simon Pegg & Joe Dante Teaming Up For Ghost Story 'Casting The Runes'

    When people think of the name Joe Dante, most likely, they think of his work in the ‘80s. Whether it’s “Gremlins”, “Explorers,” “The ‘Burbs,” or maybe even one of his later ‘90s works, like “Small Soldiers.” His career has never really been the same since his heyday in the ‘80s; his most recent work...

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    Joe Dante and Bobcat Goldthwait's New Films Among 12 Projects Set For Fantasia's Co-Production Market

    The Fantasia International Film Festival -- one of the largest genre film festivals in the world -- has announced the official selection of the second edition of its Frontières International Co-Production Market.

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    Review: Joe Dante Can't Quite Recapture His Earlier Magic With 'The Hole'

    Some directors are simply in the right place at the right time. This is why Tim Burton has spent the last decade recycling the same ideas, visuals and motifs to ever-diminishing returns with ever-escalating budgets. Surely Burton would not be where he was had the ever-underestimated Joe Dante not tu...

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    Joe Dante Talks Making 'The Hole' & Updates Status On Future Films 'Monster Love,' 'Paris, I'll Kill You' & More

    It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a feature film by director Joe Dante, but he certainly hasn't been forgotten. The cult around his films from "Gremlins" to “Explorers” or even 1993’s criminally marginalized “Matinee” (featuring one of John Goodman’s best performances to date), continues to loom lar...

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    Exclusive: Joe Dante Reveals The 4 Films That Influenced 'The Hole'

    Time has most certainly been kind to filmmaker Joe Dante, best known for his “Gremlins” films (the first of which celebrated its 28th anniversary in June), as the filmmaker’s work from his early days with gonzo producer Roger Corman to later fare like the 1998 action blockbuster “Small Soldiers" con...

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    Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on John Gilling's Odd & Underappreciated 'The Gamma People'

    It's "Strange People!" week at Trailers from Hell, and director Joe Dante introduces "one of the oddest and least appreciated of all '50s genre films": John Gilling's "The Gamma People." Trailer and commentary below...

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