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    Five 2013 Indie Remakes And How They Measure Up To The Originals

    This year has seen the release of what feels like an unusually large number of remakes of indie/foreign films, and this week sees another—Brian de Palma's "Passion" (read our review here) which is a remake of French film "Love Crime" ("Crime D'Amour"). While traditionally remakes of lower-budget eff...

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    Here Are the New Indies (Hopefully) Playing In a Theater Near You: 'Maniac,' 'Downloaded,' 'Unfinished Song' and More

    Elijah Wood goes on a killing spree, Gemma Arterton teaches choir, and Alex Winter, aka Bill of Bill & Ted, brings us a documentary about filesharing's affect on the music industry. Here's a list of the indies opening this week, with synopses courtesy of the distributors.

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    Elijah Wood on Acting as a Sadistic 'Maniac,' His Love of Horror and Finally Playing Characters His Own Age

    Elijah Wood is long way way from the Shire in "Maniac," out in select theaters and on VOD this Friday. In Franck Khalfoun's brutal remake of the cult '80s slasher of the same name, Wood plays the titular loon, a compulsive killer of young women who takes their scalps as trophies.

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    Review: 'Maniac' Remake Starring Elijah Wood

    Of course Alexandre Aja and Gregory Levasseur, the dirtbag auteurs that turned Joe Dante's gleeful "Jaws" send up "Piranha" into "Piranha 3D," a hilarious, excessively violent screed about American over-indulgence, would spearhead a remake of 1980's "Maniac," a notoriously misogynistic Bill Lustig h...

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    Elijah Wood Holds a Knife and...Something Else in the Creepy New Poster for 'Maniac'

    Elijah Wood certainly knows how to look creepy, even without a full shot of his face. In the new poster for "Maniac," Wood's wide eyes are just out of frame, but his empty gun holster, long knife, and what is hopefully a blonde wig, not a scalp, are more than enough to put horror fans on edge.

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    Summer Movie Photos: 'Before Midnight,' 'The Heat,' 'Prince Avalanche,' 'Bling Ring' & More

    They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, so here’s 28,000 (not really) courtesy of stills from movies that run the gamut from highly anticipated sequels to smaller indie fare. Head on down below and get yr eyeballs ready.

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    New Indie Horror Fest, The Stanley Film Festival, To Honor Eli Roth and Close With 'Aftershock'

    The Stanley Film Festival, a new inaugural festival celebrating the best in independent horror, will present its 2013 Visionary Award to to Eli Roth and close with his latest film "Aftershock." Presented by NBC Universal's horror network Chiller, the festival will take place in Estes Park, Colorado ...

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    ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints' & Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Coming This Summer Plus More Release Dates

    It’s release date time with three new releases to add to the 2013 slate and one for 2014. IFC Films is getting its summer lineup in order and Columbia is setting a date for fall 2014.

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    Watch: Elijah Wood Is A 'Maniac' In First 6 Minutes From Horror Remake

    There is no doubt that an Elijah Wood led remake of the 1980 B-movie, cult horror flick "Maniac" is an enticing prospect. Granted, it's coming from the guy who made the parking lot thriller "P2" and the movie no saw, "Wrong Turn At Tahoe," but Wood getting splattere...

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    Watch: Elijah Wood Gets His Hands Dirty in New Red Band Trailer for 'Maniac' (VIDEO)

    Although Franck Khalfoun's remake of the 1980 American cult slasher film "Maniac" isn't scheduled to arrive in theaters until 2013, its international red band trailer is online now.

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