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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Zach Braff!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: WKRP in Cincinnati, Begin Again

This week: You will believe turkeys can fly! 'WKRP in Cincinnati' comes to DVD, Criterion revisits 'The Vanishing,' and Eric Bana tells demons to begone in 'Deliver Us From Evil.' ► This is the month of boxed sets we thought we’d never see. We finally got ‘The Wonder...
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What's New in Blu-ray and DVD releases this month? (October 2014)

This month on Blu-ray and DVD, Tom Cruise visits the EDGE OF TOMORROW , the X-Men franchise continues with DAYS OF FUTURE PAST , Seth MacFarlane finds A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST , Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz make a SEX TAPE , Jon Hamm shows off his MILLION DOLLAR ARM , the tradition continues in THE PURGE: ANARCHY , animated dog and his adopted son MR....
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Theatrical trailer for the Zach Braff-directed Wish I Was Here arrives

Last month, the teaser trailer to Zack Braff's directorial follow-up to GARDEN STATE was revealed to the masses , and while it was a nice collection of imagery, it was little more than a Shins music video.  For those seeking a little more plot with their trailers, the theatrical variation is here to give you some dialogue, and the actual scope of the film. You may curse...
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First trailer for Zach Braff's Wish I Was Here with Kate Hudson and Josh Gad

The first trailer for Zach Braff ’s sophomore directing effort, WISH I WAS HERE, has arrived and features much of what you’d expect from the GARDEN STATE director; compelling shots, slow motion, odd behavior, and of course, a song from The Shins (“simple song”). The film, which originally made headlines because of Braff’s decision to use crowd-funding,...
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Review: Wish I Was Here (Sundance 2014)

PLOT: Aidan Bloom ( Zach Braff ) is a struggling actor trying to juggle the responsibilities of fatherhood with the pursuit of his acting dreams of glory- while his patient wife ( Kate Hudson ) supports the family working at a menial data entry job. When his cancer-stricken father ( Mandy Patinkin ) finds himself unable to pay Aidan's children's tuition at their exclusive...
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Zach Braff's second directorial effort, Wish I Was Here, to debut at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Zach Braff earned the ire of movie fans across the Internet when he raised funds to make his second directorial effort, WISH I WAS HERE. Many cried foul that an actor with seemingly large amounts of money would have to ask fans to pay for a passion project. Unlike the VERONICA MARS movie that seemed to truly be rooted in the fans wanting to make the project happen, Braff's Kickstarter...
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UPDATED: Zach Braff's Kickstarter film has now grabbed a financial backer to fund project

UPDATE 2: Fellow editor Jesse Giroux just sent us a project update that was that was emailed to those who contributed to Braff's project on Kickstarter. The update is rather lengthy but is titled "Project Update #23: Correcting "The Hollywood Reporter". Braff states that Worldview is not fully funding the project, only providing gap financing as Variety already reported. The three...
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Zach Braff joins the Kickstarter movement to fund his feature Wish I Was Here

I've got a love/hate feeling toward crowdfunding , which stems from the recent VERONICA MARS movie being funded when the studio easily could've footed the bill. I feel that places like Kickstarter are best served to the independent filmmakers who want to make a film outside of the studio system and don't have the Hollywood resources to do so. Now, my views are being challenged, as Zach...
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