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Exclusive: Aaron Paul Asks About The Shiner In Clip From SXSW Awards Winner 'Hellion'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 20, 2014 4:25 PM
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Hellion
Growing up ain't easy, but neither is raising a child, particularly on your own, and coming of age and the hard realities of being a single parent collide in "Hellion" starring Aaron Paul. After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and then hitting SXSW in March where it picked up a Gamechanger Award - Special Mention for writer/director Kat Candler, it's now in theatres and coming close to you this weekend.

Review: 'Hellion' Starring Aaron Paul Features Strong Performances, But Also Some Dubious Plot Turns

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • June 10, 2014 6:01 PM
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Aaron Paul, Hellion
It's a somewhat glib, reductive thought, but the archetype of the Sundance indie film (apart from being cutesy and unbearably quirky) often can be summed up in its miserablist bleakness. And if some Park City indies can sometimes be defined by their dark, depressing nature with few rays of hope, "Hellion" (which premiered earlier this year at Sundance) may not fit that bill exactly, but it sure comes close.

Exclusive: Theatrical Poster For SXSW Winner 'Hellion' Starring Aaron Paul Plus First Trailer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 16, 2014 4:10 PM
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Aaron Paul, Hellion
Single parenthood, grief and coming of age collide in Kat Candler's "Hellion," with the drama picking up good notices out of the Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered in January, and a Game Changer Special Mention award for the director when it played SXSW this spring. And now the gritty drama is coming to theaters, and we have the exclusive look at the first poster.

2014 SXSW Film Festival Winners Include 'Fort Tilden,' 'The Great Invisible,' 'True Detective' & More

It seems like it just started yesterday, but the curtains are beginning to close on another SXSW Film Festival. And part of that process means handing out awards, with the SXSW jury revealing the winners who will be leaving Austin with more than just BBQ stains and memories of a great time. Read More »

2014 SXSW Film Festival Adds 'Boyhood,' 'Frank,' 'Joe,' Wes Anderson Q&A, Promising TV Lineup & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 30, 2014 3:00 PM
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SXSW 2014 line-up
It’s always a tough act to follow-up the Sundance Film Festival each year when it comes to the world of independent cinema, but the SXSW Film Festival generally does a good job of mixing the high and low, the populist with the brainy, and the docs with the midnight madness section. Generally a more relaxed festival aiming for a good time, the Austin-based fiesta has already announced some of its heavy hitting premieres—the “Veronica Mars” movie and Jon Favreau’s “Chef”—and now they’ve unveiled their main line-up.

Interview: Aaron Paul On 'Hellion' Breakout Star Josh Wiggins: “I Was Learning From Him In My Audition”

  • By Kristin McCracken
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  • January 23, 2014 3:25 PM
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Aaron Paul, Hellion
Among the glitz and overloaded chaos of Sundance, breakout stars emerge, fueling the reputation of the festival’s force as a discovery engine. This year, one of the most talked-about young actors is 15-year-old Josh Wiggins, who stars alongside Aaron Paul in director Kat Candler’s feature debut “Hellion.”

Sundance Review: Bleakness, Anger & Pain Mark 'Hellion' Starring Aaron Paul

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • January 18, 2014 2:14 PM
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Hellion
It's a somewhat glib, reductive thought, but the archetype of the Sundance indie film (apart from being cutesy and unbearably quirky) often can be summed up in its miserablist bleakness. And if some Park City indies can sometimes be defined by their dark, depressing nature with few rays of hope, "Hellion" may not fit that bill exactly, but it sure comes close.

Breaking Bible: Aaron Paul Joins Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' Along With Ben Kingsley, John Turturro & Sigourney Weaver

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 27, 2013 4:48 PM
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Well this will certainly be a change of pace for actor we're used to seeing wearing a hoodie and saying "Bitch" more often and better than anyone. Ridley Scott's "Exodus" is ramping up its casting and has an interesting slate of names coming aboard.

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