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Blue Bayou Review: An Urgent Immigrant Story Told With A Thoughtful, But Heavy Hand

"Where are you from?"It's a question that immediately puts Justin Chon's Antonio LeBlanc on edge, and which he avoids answering in his uneasy job interview in "Blue Bayou," Chon's third directorial effort. Antonio was born in Korea, but the only home he's ever known is the Louisiana backwaters. Adopted at three years old by white parents, Antonio spent his childhood jumping from foster home to foster home, until he built a family for himself with his loving, maybe all-too forgiving wife Kathy (a...
Tags: Reviews, South Korea, Movies, Korea, Louisiana, Vietnam, Alicia Vikander, Linda Ronstadt, Kathy, Jessie, Antonio, Vikander, Emory Cohen, Soderbergh, Blue Bayou, Mark O Brien


Fantasia International Film Festival: Artistic Director Mitch Davis Celebrates 25 Years of Honoring Genre Cinema

Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival, North America’s largest genre dedicated film festival, will host a special pre-festival screening of James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” on Wednesday evening, before kicking off in earnest on Thursday and running Aug. 5-25. Much of this year’s event will be held online, as travel to and from Montreal is still […]
Tags: Global, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Takashi Miike, North America, Montreal, James Gunn, Mitch Davis, Fantasia International Film Festival, Mark O’Brien


Blue Bayou: Release Date, Cast, Trailer and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) With theaters reopening and blockbusters slated to take over the summer, there’s a chance smaller releases may get lost in the shuffle. But the upcoming film Blue Bayou is exactly the kind of moving indie drama that deserves to be remembered. Below is everything you need to make sure you catch Blue Bayou later this year. Blue...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Sydney, Louisiana, Charles, Wendy Wu, Alicia Vikander, Peter, Beckett, Mark O'Brien, Blue Bayou, Chon, Justin Chon, Vondie Curtis Hall, Kim Roth, Justin Chon Blue Bayou


Blue Bayou Trailer: Justin Chon & Alicia Vikander Star in Timely Immigrant Drama

Focus Features has released the official Blue Bayou trailer for Justin Chon’s forthcoming drama feature, starring Chon and Oscar winner Alicia Vikander. The film just had its world premiere yesterday at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. It is currently slated for a theatrical release on September 17. The video, which you can check out below, features a Korean-born American as his future gets threatened when an unjust police arrest leads to him discovering that the government wants to deport him ba...
Tags: South Korea, Video, Movies, Drama, Matt Damon, America, Brooklyn, Sydney, Louisiana, Alicia Vikander, Kathy, Focus Features, Mark O'Brien, ComingSoon, Chon, Justin Chon


Mark O’Brien, Warner Bros. Veteran and Founder of Mighty Oak Entertainment, Dies at 63

Mark O’Brien, a longtime syndication sales executive for Warner Bros. and founder of Mighty Oak Entertainment, has died. He was 63. O’Brien died Nov. 9 at his home in Newport Beach, Calif., after battling health problems. For the past 15 years, O’Brien headed Mighty Oak Entertainment, a production and distribution company that produced comedy and […]
Tags: News, People News, Warner Bros, Brien, Newport Beach Calif, Mark O’Brien, Warner Bros Veteran, Mighty Oak Entertainment


Focus Features Sets Justin Chon’s Blue Bayou for Summer 2021 Release

Focus Features sets Justin Chon’s Blue Bayou for summer 2021 release Just a few months after acquiring the rights to the drama at the virtual Cannes Film Festival, Focus Features has set a summer 2021 release date for the timely Justin Chon (Gook) written/directed/starring film Blue Bayou, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Blue Bayou: Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights to Justin Chon’s Drama PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB...
Tags: Movies, United States, Alicia Vikander, Justin, Focus Features, ALICIA, Mark O'Brien, ComingSoon, Movie News, Peter Kujawski, Chon, Matt Winkelmeyer Getty, Justin Chon, Cannes Film Festival Focus Features, Universal Pictures International, Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights


Blue Bayou: Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights to Justin Chon’s Drama

Blue Bayou: Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights to Justin Chon’s Drama Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to Justin Chon’s Blue Bayou from MACRO and Entertainment One (eOne) out of Cannes’ virtual market. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSiz...
Tags: Movies, United States, Jon Stewart, Cannes, Alicia Vikander, Justin, Focus Features, ALICIA, Mark O'Brien, Blue Bayou, Movie News, Peter Kujawski, Frazer Harrison Getty, Chon, Justin Chon, Universal Pictures International


Mark O'Brien: Heart condition forces Newport County defender to retire

Newport County defender Mark O'Brien is forced to retire at the age of 27 because he needs imminent heart surgery.
Tags: News, Newport County, Mark O Brien


‘Hammer’: Film Review

As if to illustrate the hypothetical “So you think you’re having a bad day?,” Canadian thriller “Hammer” puts its characters through a Rube Goldbergian obstacle course of peril in the immediate hours after a hijacked drug deal. The pileup of disasters is such that this tale might easily have been spun as some kind of […]
Tags: Reviews, Will Patton, Rube Goldbergian, Christian Sparkes, Mark O’Brien


Exclusive Hammer Clip Starring Will Patton & Mark O’Brien

Exclusive Hammer Clip Starring Will Patton & Mark O’Brien ComingSoon.net has an exclusive clip from Vertical Entertainment’s upcoming crime drama Hammer, starring Will Patton (Remember the Titans, Armageddon, Swamp Thing) and Mark O’Brien (Marriage Story, Ready or Not, Arrival). You can check out the clip in the player below! RELATED: Run with the Hunted Trailer & Poster From Filmmaker John Swab In Hammer, a father faces a personal crisis when he discovers his estranged son fleeing a botched ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Hammer, Mark O Brien, Ben Cotton, Will Patton, Movie News, William Woods, Vertical Entertainment, Will Patton Mark O Brien, Christian Sparkes, Patton Mark O Brien ComingSoon, John Swab In Hammer, Dayle McLeod, Chris Agoston Jonathan Bronfman Allison White, Frasher Ash Niv Fichman


Embracing change, moving fast, key to small business survival

Welcome to The Pivot Pod, where we'll figure out together what's next for small business. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. Today it's Mark O'Brien on how Aluro Healthcare moved fast to change everything.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Mark O Brien, Frances Cook, Aluro Healthcare


Will Patton & Mark O'Brien in Crime Thriller 'Hammer' Official Trailer

"Run, dad! Run!" Vertical Ent. has released an official trailer for an indie crime thriller titled Hammer, made by Canadian filmmaker Christian Sparkes. This premiered at the Whistler Film Festival last fall, and will be available to watch on VOD in June. Will Patton stars as a father who faces a personal crisis when he discovers his estranged son fleeing a botched drug deal. The two embark on a violent odyssey that grapples with themes of fatherhood, family and fate. Also starring Mark O'Br...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Whistler Film Festival, Patton, Indies, Will Patton, To Watch, Mark O Brien, Christian Sparkes, Curtis Caravaggio, Patton Mark O Brien


‘Hammer’ Trailer: A Drug Deal Gone Wrong Puts a Family in Danger

There have been plenty of drug deals that have gone south on the big screen, resulting in car chases, shootouts, and a variety of threatening bad guys. But writer/director Christian Sparkes takes a grounded approach to these heightened scenarios with the new thriller Hammer, which finds a father and son (Will Patton of Remember the Titans and Mark O’Brien of Halt and Catch Fire) desperately trying to fix a fucked-up situation in order to save their family. Hammer Trailer We’ve seen this...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Thriller, Movie Trailers, Hammer, Independent, Mark O Brien, Will Patton, Christian Sparkes


‘Marriage Story’ Trailer: Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson Are Getting a Divorce

Writer and director Noah Baumbach is no stranger to dysfunctional relationships, having been behind the scripts and camera for movies like The Squid and the Whale and While We’re Young. But now he’s back with Marriage Story starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, and some critics are calling his best work as a director yet. The film follows a couple as their marriage disintegrates and distance comes between them, both figuratively and literally. Watch the new Marriage Story trailer for mor...
Tags: New York, Movies, Romance, Drama, Los Angeles, Netflix, Scarlett-Johansson, Movie Trailers, Adam Driver, Nicole, Charlie, Johansson, Mark O'Brien, Noah Baumbach, Baumbach, Chris Evangelista


‘Goalie’ Hits Movie Screens in March – Legendary Terry Sawchuk Biopic

TORONTO — A biopic tracing the brutal life and extraordinary career of goaltender Terry Sawchuk is hitting the big screen in March. [caption id="attachment_501254" align="alignright" width="320"] Mark O'Brien as Terry Sawchuk is shown in the film "Goalie". (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Sophie Giraud)[/caption] "Goalie" stars Mark O'Brien as the Winnipeg-born hockey great, whose run through the '50s and '60s established him as one of the winningest goaltenders in the National Hockey League's his...
Tags: New York, Amc, Toronto, Sport, Vancouver, Hockey, National Hockey League, Murdoch, Cbc, Sudbury, Winnipeg, Brien, Jack Adams, Kevin Pollak, Terry Sawchuk, Mark O Brien


Goalie- A Film On Terry Sawchuk

from the CP at Sportsnet, A biopic tracing the brutal life and extraordinary career of goaltender Terry Sawchuk is hitting the big screen in March. "Goalie" stars Mark O’Brien as the Winnipeg-born hockey great, whose run through the ’50s and ’60s established him as one of the winningest goaltenders in the National Hockey League’s history. Kevin Pollak of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" plays general manager Jack Adams while O’Brien’s real-life wife Georgina Reilly of "Murdoch Mysterie...
Tags: New York, Toronto, Sport, Vancouver, National Hockey League, Murdoch, Sudbury, Winnipeg, Brien, Jack Adams, Kevin Pollak, Terry Sawchuk, Mark O Brien, Sawchuk, Pat The, Georgina Reilly


New KIN Clip Shows Why You Don’t Meddle with Alien Guns

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New KIN clip shows why you don’t meddle with alien guns Lionsgate has released an intriguing new clip to its upcoming sci-fi thriller KIN that shows off the power of its main protagonist’s new alien weapon — a gun that will literally incinerate anything in its path. Check out the KIN clip in the player below! RELATED: New Kin Clip Highlights Bond Between Boy and Space Gun The film follows a young boy named Eli in a dystopian future as he and his family lay low in a crime-r...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Jonathan, Eli, Mark O'Brien, Dennis Quaid, ComingSoon, Movie News, Josh Baker, James Franco The Deuce Carrie Coon


Self Defense Family – “The Supremacy Of Pure Artistic Feeling” Video

Self Defense Family have never embodied their name more than they do in their latest music video. The Albany post-hardcore band are returning next week with their new album Have You Considered Punk Music, and the music video for its title track doubled as a mini-documentary about a D.P. Dough calzone shop in Albany. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Albany, Self Defense Family, Mark O'Brien


Revise Your Ad Agency’s Website for New Business

Your website’s key role is to generate business for the firm Research shows websites influence 97% of clients’ purchasing decisions.  I’ve often said that agencies are in a perpetual state of re-branding and re-designing their websites. Neither should be so difficult. A website is an important online platform to showcase your agency’s credentials, capabilities and case studies. It is the primary platform to display your creative work. But for most agencies, redesigning their websites has b...
Tags: Business, Research, Nielsen, Best Practices, Digital Marketing, Website Design, Providence, Mark, Facebook LinkedIn, Chapel Hill NC, Mark O Brien, Jakob Nielsen, New Business Tips, Ad Agency New Business, Barkley Agency Finds A Niche in Marketing, Newfangled


Friends pay tribute to man who died in Ayrshire quarry

Friends have been posting tributes to Mark O'Brien who failed to resurface from Craigiehill quarry on Monday.
Tags: News, Ayrshire, Mark O Brien, Craigiehill


Kevin Pollak, Georgina Reilly Join Hockey Biopic ‘Goalie’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Kevin Pollak and Georgina Reilly have joined the hockey biopic “Goalie,” opposite Mark O’Brien as the famed goaltender, Terry Sawchuk. “Goalie” is directed by Adriana Maggs from a screenplay by Maggs and her sister Jane Maggs. The film is based in part on the book of poetry “Night Work by Randall Maggs and “Sawchuk: The […]
Tags: News, Kevin Pollak, Terry Sawchuk, Goalie, Mark O Brien, Sawchuk, Maggs, Jane Maggs, Georgina Reilly, Kevin Pollak Georgina Reilly, Adriana Maggs, Randall Maggs


Walter Taking Steps Toward Chapter 11, But RMS Spared

Walter Investment Management Corporation (NYSE: WAC) on Friday announced a plan to pursue a corporate restructuring through a prepackaged Chapter 11 plan, but subsidiary Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. won’t be involved. In a late-night press release, the Fort Washington, Pa.-based firm said it entered into a restructuring support agreement (RSA) with its noteholders to pursue the Chapter 11 option, with a formal solicitation of votes expected next month. The goal, Walter said, is to reduce its...
Tags: News, Finance, Rsa, New York Stock Exchange, Walter, Fort Washington, Mark O'Brien, WAC, HECM, Reverse Mortgage, RMS, Reverse Mortgage Solutions Inc, Walter Investment, Walter Investment Corporation, Anthony Renzi, Walter Investment Management Corporation NYSE


‘The Last Tycoon’ Trailer: Amazon Travels Back to 1930s Hollywood With Matt Bomer & Kelsey Grammer

Amazon is continuing the battle against Netflix with yet another new original series debuting this summer. This time, they’re reaching back into classic literature with an adaptation of The Last Tycoon, based on the novel of the same name by The Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald, which just celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. The Last Tycoon takes place back in 1930s Hollywood and follows Monroe Stahr (Matt Bomer) and his mentor Pat Brady (Kelsey Grammer) as they battle for control...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Drama, Germany, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Adaptation, Hitler, Kelsey Grammer, Baz Luhrmann, Phillips, Scott Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald, Mark O'Brien


The greatest escape?

It took Newport County 25 years to go from extinction to the Football League, but it took Mark O'Brien one swing of a right boot to transform their future.
Tags: News, Football League, Newport County, Mark O Brien


Newport County: What next for Exiles after their greatest escape?

It took Newport County 25 years to go from extinction to the Football League, but it took Mark O'Brien one swing of a right boot to transform their future.
Tags: News, Football League, Newport County, Mark O Brien