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    Watch: Elijah Wood & Director Eugenio Mira Talk Thriller ‘Grand Piano’ In 50-Minute Q&A

    The sustained cinematic tension seen in 2013’s offerings has carried over into the new year with Eugenio Mira’s “Grand Piano”, a high-concept thriller starring Elijah Wood as a concert pianist forced to deliver a flawless performance—or suffer fatal consequences. It’s a silly but gripping premise th...

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    Review: Riveting, Nimble & Elegant Thriller 'Grand Piano' Starring Elijah Wood & John Cusack

    A welcome reminder that high-concept thrillers needn’t rely on stupid coincidences and even stupider characters in order to succeed, “Grand Piano” turns the unlikeliest of scenarios into a riveting battle of wills. The story of a concert pianist whose comeback performance gets hijacked by a sniper w...

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    Exclusive: The Audience Is In Control In Clip From Thriller 'Grand Piano' Starring Elijah Wood

    On paper, the premise of "Grand Piano" might seem a little silly, following a famed a concert pianist, stricken with stage fright, who attempts to make a comeback after five years only to have an unseen assailant threaten his life if plays a single note wrong. But the result may be far more gripping...

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    Trailer of the Week: Elijah Wood Plays the Performance Of (And For) His Life in 'Grand Piano'

    Dubbed a "breakout masterpiece" by many who attended this year's Fantastic Fest, Eugenio Mira's "Grand Piano" has a premise so over-the-top, it merits attention

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    Watch: Elijah Wood Has To Play For His Life In First Trailer For Thriller 'Grand Piano'

    So, a concert pianist who's suffering from stage fright makes his comeback after a five-year hiatus with a concert, only to find a note on his sheet music, threatening his life if he plays a single note wrong. Such is the premise for "Grand Piano," an upcoming thriller starring Elijah Wood. But lest...

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    BFI London Film Festival Diary Day 7: 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Ida,' 'Grand Piano' & More

    At this point it's more notable when the Coen Brothers make a film that's disappointing than when they make an excellent one: the filmmakers have one of the highest hit rates in the business, and aside from a spotty period in the mid '00s, they've generally gone from great film to great film. That s...

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    Elijah Wood and Eugenio Mira Talk About Their Musician Thriller 'Grand Piano' And the Appeal of Making Movies Outside Hollywood

    After stints on a variety of projects as camera operator, assistant director, writer, composer, producer and director, Eugenio Mira's third feature, "Grand Piano," utilizes all of his skills simultaneously. The director and star Elijah Wood discuss their process and expectations for the future.

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    What Makes Fantastic Fest Unlike Any Other Festival In America

    Where most film festivals are a haze of long hours, indistinguishable screenings, half-eaten meals and endless awards-season predictions, Fantastic Fest is an altogether different kind of gauntlet: the hours are the same, but the meals are decadent and plentiful, the movies almost all guarantee to s...

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    Fantastic Fest Review: ‘Grand Piano’ Starring Elijah Wood Is Like The Best Brian De Palma Movie He Never Made

    A welcome reminder that high-concept thrillers needn’t rely on stupid coincidences and even stupider characters in order to succeed, “Grand Piano” turns the unlikeliest of scenarios into a riveting battle of wills. The story of a concert pianist whose comeback performance gets hijacked by a sniper w...

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    John Cusack In Talks To Join Elijah Wood In 'Speed'-Esque Thriller 'Grand Piano'

    As far as ludicrous movie pitches go, the "'Speed' with a piano' logline for "Grand Piano" is up there with "Snakes On A Plane" and "Burning Bright" (don't remember "Burning Bright?" That was the one where the girl from "Step Up 2&quo...

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