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Exclusive: Abe Sylvia and Jeremy Dozier Talk Dirty Girl DVD

Director Abe Sylvia and star Jeremy Dozier talk Dirty Girl, on DVD today

Dirty Girl is the story of Danielle (Juno Temple), the dirty girl of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, circa 1987. Her reputation takes an unexpected hit when her misbehavior gets her banished to a remedial class, where she is paired on a parenting project with Clarke (Jeremy Dozier), an innocent closet-case with no friends.

When her mother (Milla Jovovich) announces her engagement to her family-minded boyfriend (William H. Macy), mortified Danielle vows to get to California to find the father she's never met! Clarke is desperate to escape being sent to military school by his homophobic dad (Dwight Yoakam) and repressed mom (Mary Steenburgen), prompting the two mismatched misfits to make their getaway: on a cross-country road trip that leads to an unexpected and serendipitous friendship.

As Dirty Girl makes its way to DVD this Tuesday, January 17th,
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Exclusive: Juno Temple and Jeremy Dozier Talk Dirty Girl

Exclusive: Juno Temple and Jeremy Dozier Talk Dirty Girl
Abe Sylvia directs the coming-of-age dramedy Dirty Girl, which finds a high school girl with a bad reputation teaming up with a closeted classmate to find her missing father. Our own Ryan J. Downey joined the two leads, Jeremy Dozier and Juno Temple, for a look at this poignant road trip adventure. You can check out our exclusive interviews below.

Click to watch Dirty Girl: Exclusive: Juno Temple and Jeremy Dozier Interview!

Dirty Girl was released October 7th, 2011 and stars Jeremy Dozier, Juno Temple, Zach Lasry, Jonathan Slavin, Marcella Lentz-Pope, William Horwich, Gary Grubbs, Deborah Theaker. The film is directed by Abe Sylvia.
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Mangus! | Review - aGLIFF 2011 (Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival)

Director: Ash Christian Writer: Ash Christian Starring: Ryan Boggus, Heather Matarazzo, Jennifer Coolidge, Deborah Theaker, Leslie Jordan, Charles Solomon Jr., Peter S. Williams, John D. Montoya Mangus Spedgwick's (Ryan Boggus) destiny is to be Jesus...in his fictional hometown of Rivercity's annual production of Jesus Christ Spectacular, that is. It is a long-standing family tradition for the Spedgwick males to play the leading role in Jesus Christ Spectacular -- the poor man’s version of Jesus Christ Superstar -- and Mangus appears to be a shoe-in to keep that tradition alive. A freak accident renders Mangus handicapped -- or handicapable -- and the people of Rivercity vote against having a cripple perform in the role of Jesus. All the while, Mangus' father (Charles Solomon Jr.) is called to duty in Iraq and Mangus' evil stepmother (Deborah Theaker) sends Mangus to live with his mother (Jennifer Coolidge) and half-sister (Heather Matarazzo) in their trailer park home.
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Thora Birch, Christine Lahti hop on dark comedy “Petunia”

By Sean O’Connell

Hollywoodnews.com: A handful of awards winners have signed up for Ash Christian’s new dark comedy “Petunia.” Thie film begins shooting in New York City later this year.

“Petunia” will star Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Thora Birch (“American Beauty,” “Ghost World”); Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Christine Lahti (“Chicago Hope,” “Jack & Bobby”), Eddie Kaye Thomas (“How To Make It In America”), Michael Urie (“Ugly Bett”y), Brittany Snow (“Hairspray,” “Harry’s Law”), David Rasche (“Burn After Reading”) and newcomer Tobias Segal (Broadway’s “The Miracle Worker”).

The story centers around an offbeat family of New Yorkers who, according to a release, “must come to terms with their own misgivings about life, relationships and the sheer unpredictability of love itself.”

More from the release:

“Petunia” weaves together the lives of brothers Charlie, Adrian and Michael as they unlearn everything their psychoanalyst parents have taught them.
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[News] Trailer of 'The Con Artist'

If you're an enthusiast of heist flicks, the upcoming Canadian film The Con Artist should interest you. For that matter, the trailer of the film can be seen.

Vince (Rossif Sutherland) is an ex-con on parole after a five year stint in prison. Unable to go straight due to a vicious crime boss (Donald Sutherland) on his heels, Vince returns to stealing cars. But his luck begins to shift when Belinda (Rebecca Romijn), a sexy art dealer, discovers Vince has more to offer than just a tricky past.

The film also stars Sarah Roemer, Russell Peters, Mac Fyfe, Jed Rees, Mary Walsh, Deborah Theaker, Cory Lee, Terra Vnesa, Pedro Miguel Arce and Joel Hynes.

The story was penned by Michael Melski and Collin Friesen.

Finally, no release date has been announced for this film directed by Risa Bramon Garcia. However, the film is currently being showcased at the 2010 Cannes Film Market.
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Is Guest Done with the World of Mockumentary?

There's not much that I love more than the comedic mind of Christopher Guest. No man, not even retro Mel Brooks, has made me cry with laughter like Guest -- the wacky dancing of Corky St. Clair, the dysfunctional yuppiedom of the Swans, the bleary sadness of Mitch Cohen, and the plastic surgery of Marilyn Hack. But For Your Consideration might be the end.

In a discussion with MTV, Jane Lynch revealed some good, and not so good news about the world-o-Guest. On the bright side, it seems like Waiting for Guffman might be headed to Broadway, which is just about the best idea to come out of the world of movies-on-Broadway. Unfortunately, she also says that she thinks Guest's done making movies: "I haven't heard any rumblings. Parker Posey and I have put our heads together and decided we think it might be over." Granted, this is only rumor at this point,
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