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Watch: New Trailer For Gregg Araki's 'White Bird In A Blizzard' Starring Shailene Woodley, Eva Green And More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 21, 2014 12:34 PM
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White Bird In A Blizzard
"People are either fans or not. And I think that there is something so special about him listening to his own voice and not the voices around him. God, I'm his biggest fan, and I wanted to do a movie with him since I saw 'Mysterious Skin,' which I thought was so beautiful and eerie and creepy," Shailene Woodley told Huffington Post earlier this year about taking on Gregg Araki's "White Bird In A Blizzard." And after a buzzy Sundance Film Festival premiere in January, the movie is now headed to theatres and a new international trailer has arrived.

Sundance Review: Gregg Araki’s 'White Bird In A Blizzard' Starring Shailene Woodley, Eva Green & More

  • By Chase Whale
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  • January 25, 2014 3:24 PM
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By now, devoted cinephiles likely know what to expect going into a Gregg Araki movie: sex-crazed teens, an overabundance of nudity (sometimes pretty, sometimes not), a dream-like story wrapped snugly in a nightmare and a killer soundtrack. However, it would be lazy for someone to call it trash cinema—there’s a lot of feeling in his films (please watch "Mysterious Skin" now). Araki is a brilliant director who finds a great deal of meaning in stories of teenage angst and sexual desire, and is perhaps the finest example of coming-of-rage cinema. His latest film, "White Bird in a Blizzard," is his most grownup film to date, but never deviates far from his comfort zone.

'The Descendants' Star Shailene Woodley Joins Gregg Araki's Next Film 'White Bird'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 28, 2012 5:22 PM
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While it can easily be said that Gregg Araki is divisive, his edgy films, usually centered on youth, do have their fans. Earning equal amounts of criticism and praise for movies like "The Doom Generation," "Mysterious Skin" and "Smiley Face" (not to mention last year's "Kaboom"), he's gearing up for another effort which will surely be no less interesting, no matter which side you fall on. And that he's rounded up one of the most promising young actresses right now to star adds an extra bit of allure.

Ben Foster Prepping Directorial Debut With Oren Moverman Producing, Gregg Araki's Next Is Cop Thriller 'The Womb'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 15, 2012 9:44 AM
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It's clear at this point that Ben Foster and Oren Moverman are pretty much bros for life. The actor took the lead role in Moverman's directorial debut "The Messenger," and last year cropped up with a small role in "Rampart," which marked the first film from the pair's joint production company Third Mind Pictures. While Moverman is busy on everything ranging from a script for a Brian Wilson biopic to potential directorial outings "The Terrorist Search Engine," with Jesse Eisenberg, a biopic of movie mogul David O Selznick with Ben Stiller, and period drama "The Big Blow," he'll pair with Foster to produce Steve Buscemi's Moverman-penned William Burroughs adaptation "Queer," with Guy Pearce and Kelly Macdonald, and it looks like they're going to squeeze in another collaboration this year as well.

Rooney Mara Auditioned For Gregg Araki's 'Kaboom'; Director Shares Shoegazey Soundtrack

  • By Edward Davis
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  • February 2, 2011 4:11 AM
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However, It Girl & Upcoming 'Dragon Tattoo' Star Didn't Get The PartDepending on how much of a premium you put on absurdist irony, you probably either love or loathe Gregg Araki's latest sci-fi-ish mystery drama "Kaboom." In a recent review, we called it, " 'Saved By The Bell' meets David Lynch on ecstasy," but before you declare that as awesome-sounding and enticing, you might want to spend some quality time with that write-up.

Review: Gregg Araki's 'Kaboom' Is Like 'Saved By The Bell' Meets 'Lost Highway' On Ecstasy

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 28, 2011 3:15 AM
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The following is a reprint of our review from TIFF.

Watch: Trailer For Gregg Araki's Trippy 'Kaboom'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 14, 2011 6:47 AM
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When we saw Gregg Araki's "Kaboom" at TIFF we said that it was like "Saved By The Bell" meets "Lost Highway" on ecstasy. Sounds fucking great, right? Well, not really.

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