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Elijah Wood set for ‘Speed at a piano’

Elijah Wood has signed on to star in the indie thriller Grand Piano, which is being described by The Hollywood Reporter as “Speed at a piano.” Pitching a film as a variation on Jan de Bont’s high concept bomb-on-a-bus thriller is no new thing, though the involvement of a piano here certainly has us intrigued. Wood would play a […]

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Flick in a box – Buried review

Buried – Starring Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Rodrigo Cortés. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Rodrigo Cortés’ Buried achieves the rare feat of being both deliriously enjoyable and relentlessly unpleasant. The film – a furious fusion of Phone Booth, Wait Until Dark, 1408 and Cube – is a ninety-minute test of endurance. This claustrophobic thriller has […]

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The new Buried poster will give you Vertigo

A Saul Bass-inspired poster for Sundance hit Buried has debuted on the MTV website, and we kind of love it. Bass famously designed many of Alfred Hitchcock‘s posters and opening title sequences. His iconic style has been used to great effect here. Rodrigo Cortes’ film features Ryan Reynolds as a U.S. contractor in Iraq who […]

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Ryan Reynolds goes underground in Buried

source: traileraddict.com One of the more exciting films to debut at Sundance this year is the Ryan Reynolds‘ thriller Buried, directed by Spaniard Rodrigo Cortes. Reynolds stars as a U.S. contractor in Iraq who is taken hostage and buried alive in a coffin, armed with only a knife, a torch, and a mobile phone. The […]

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