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Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges & more filming heist movie from Starred Up director

It's funny how an awesome sounding movie starring several talented actors can slip under the radar and start production without much buzz, but that's exactly what has happened with David Mackenzie 's COMANCHERIA. The STARRED UP director is currently filming his new movie, with a cast that includes Chris Pine , Jeff Bridges , Ben Foster , Katy Mixon (Eastbound...
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Exclusive red-band clip from Starred Up w/ Jack O'Connell preps you for jail

We've got a cool red-band clip to share with you from the prison drama STARRED UP, starring Jack O'Connell, Ben Mendelsohn , and Rupert Friend , which brings to light the harsh and brutal conditions of being in prison. Not that you need reminding, of course, but STARRED UP has garnered some great critical acclaim for its portrayal of a young, violent inmate (O'Connell) who fights for...
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A great new trailer and poster for the prison drama Starred Up

When our own Chris Bumbray’s review for STARRED UP suggested that it was a must-see movie "jam-packed with brutal violence", I figured many people including myself would be sold on the indie movie. Now with the latest trailer there’s no excuse, this movie looks amazing. As far as bleak prison dramas go ( BRONSON being a favorite) I'm more than a little...
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Cool trailer for British prison flick Starred Up with Jack O'Connell and Ben Mendelsohn

The first trailer for the British prison drama STARRED UP has dropped and it looks pretty solid. We caught the film at TIFF last year ( review here ) and it won us over, so it's exciting that the film is finally getting out to the masses. Starring Jack O'Connell (300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE) as a troubled and violent teenager who is sent to an adult prison, he quickly finds his match - a fellow...
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2013 Toronto International Film Festival Wrap-Up and Top 10!

Itís hard to believe but the Toronto International Film Festival has already come and gone. This year marked my fifth trip in a row to TIFF, and I gotta say this may well have been the best year ever for the festival. The first half of it was literally packed with gem after gem, and if you read my reviews, youíll notice I was giving out tons of 8ís, and 9ís, with even a 10 for good measure....
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Review: Starred Up (TIFF 2013)

PLOT: Nineteen-year-old Eric (Jack O'Connell) is transferred to a maximum security prison, ruled by a fierce gang run by lifer Neville ( Ben Mendelsohn ) who also happens to be the boy's father. Having not seen each other since Eric was a child, the two are forced into a confrontation when the hot-tempered Eric keeps making trouble, leading to problems with the prison authorities....
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