Why we're excited: In Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas' feature debut, the documentary filmmaking duo captured the daily lives of their four young subjects and a sense of what it's like to grow up along the reedy shores of Florida's Lake Okeechobee. Pahokee follows four Florida high schoolers in their senior year as they navigate personal struggles and the pressure of their community's economic hardships. The Joe Berlinger-directed movie tells the story of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy — , no less — from the perspective of his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer. In addition, he wore fake teeth to look more similar to Bundy. And with Ted Bundy's case, it doesn't help that some of Bundy's victim's relatives and friends are still alive — and presumably have no interest in seeing the brutal murderer and rapist glamorized in a movie.
At the end of the day, though, is it worth it to make this point about Bundy and the media's adoration of him? When Femi, a British-Nigerian boy, moves from rural England to inner city London, he's hit with an identity crisis and must figure out who he is for himself. However, it was also one of, if not the most, tasteful and respectful films on this type of subject I've seen. Voltage Pictures Read more: Efron added that he spent about two weeks in the abandoned prison where he filmed a nude scene for the movie. Why we're excited: The subject is a particularly tough one — not to mention, timely — and it will be interesting to see how first-time writer and director Pippa Bianco and star Rhianne Barreto navigate the issue of social media slut-shaming and bullying. Even the docuseries on Netflix, which is much more grounded, is. The trailer for Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is here! For that, Efron has a reason to be proud. Why we're excited: Want to feel old? Last year saw the debuts of a number of buzzy titles, including conversion therapy drama The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Boots Riley's provocative Sorry to Bother You, comedian Bo Burnham's heartfelt Eighth Grade, and the captivating true story of Shirkers.
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We've got an upbeat rock song, Efron's winks to camera, a glimpse at his muscular physique, and so much more. More: Shocking revelations from Netflix's 'Conversations with A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes'. Related: Here's what I presume the film, and by that extension the trailer, is trying to do. No release date for the biopic has been announced, but don't worry — you can catch a sneak peek of Extremely Wicked courtesy of Jim Parsons. I mean the movie will just be another representation. More than 30 years have passed since , which left more than 30 but potentially as many as 100 women dead.
From first-time director Liza Mandelup, the documentary sounds like it will look into what it's like for Austyn to grow up in front of a live stream, with thousands of fans who wait for every new post, while desperately dreaming of a way to escape his rural surroundings. But, definitely, a psychological study of who this person was. You can tell he's a bit bashful. Earlier in the day, Zac debuted his new bleach blonde hair as he and the cast stopped by the to chat about their new flick. Thousands flocked to Park City, Utah for this years Sundance Film Festival, where 120 plus movies were screened. Talk-Show 151 Comedy 150 News 145 Music 87 Drama 61 Short 53 Documentary 51 Family 31 Reality-Tv 24 Romance 17 Thriller 16 Animation 15 Crime 15 Action 13 Fantasy 12 Sci-Fi 11 Musical 10 Game-Show 8 Adventure 6 Biography 6 Mystery 6 Sport 5 History 1 Horror 1 War 1 Tv Special 41 Non Fiction 33 Interview 29 2000s 20 Behind The Scenes 19 2010s 18 Awards Show 18 Bare Chested Male 18 Character Name In Title 18 Friendship 16 Party 16 Dancing 15 Performer Name In Title 15 Celebrity 14 Husband Wife Relationship 14 Number In Title 14 Father Son Relationship 13 Late Night 13 Live Audience 13 Singing 13 Three Word Title 13 Fight 12 Filmmaking 12 Singer 12 Sketch Comedy 12 Stand Up Comedy 12 Kiss 11 Male Objectification 10 One Word Title 10 Title Spoken By Character 10 Actor 9 Bar 9 Boyfriend Girlfriend Relationship 9 Brother Brother Relationship 9 Dog 9 Hospital 9 Interracial Relationship 9 Name In Title 9 Pop Culture 9 Sex Scene 9 Teenage Boy 9 Two Word Title 9 Variety Show 9 Violence 9 Boy 8 Family Relationships 8 Friend 8 Guest 8 Male Rear Nudity 8 Mother Son Relationship 8 Beach 7 Blood 7 Dancer 7 Death 7 Drinking 7 High School 7 Male Nudity 7 Marijuana 7 New York City 7 No Opening Credits 7 Photograph 7 Punched In The Face 7 Show Business 7 Slow Motion Scene 7 Song 7 Spoof 7 1990s 6 Audition 6 Bare Butt 6 Based On Novel 6 Basketball 6 Dance 6 Drunkenness 6 Entertainment 6 F Word 6 Father Daughter Relationship 6 Flashback 6 Funeral 6 Latex Gloves 6 Los Angeles California 6 Murder 6 Nudity 6 Satire 6 Swimming Pool 6 Teenager 6 Topical Humor 6 Undressing 6 1980s 5 20th Century 5 21st Century 5 African American 5 Apology 5 Argument 5 Barefoot Male 5 Best Friend 5 Bikini 5 Black Comedy 5 Celebrity Guest 5 Celebrity Interview 5 Church 5. I opted for surgery so I can come back stronger than ever.
It's premiering on the very first night of Sundance at the festival's largest theater — prime real estate for a movie to get a lot of attention. I don't know why we think what he is even worthy mentioning let alone making a movie about him but I guess if they are trying to show that a serial killer can be as charming as Zac Efron and it saves someone's life then ok I guess go ahead. The movie looks to focus mostly on Barreto's character, Mandy, and her anxiety over losing her privacy and how going scandalously viral affects her relationships with her friends and family. Why we're excited: Shia LaBeouf, the Even Stevens actor-turned-performance artist, stars in and wrote what's perhaps one of the most provocative movies at this year's Sundance. Here's a plot summary: Ted Efron is crazy-handsome, smart, charismatic, affectionate. Why we're excited: With the talents of actor Ashton Sanders who played teenage Chiron in Barry Jenkins' Moonlight , director and visual artist Rashid Johnson, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, Native Son is already one of the buzziest films in the line-up. Women would give courthouse interviews talking about his good looks and saying they believed he was innocent.
Good for Zac getting out of the fraternity roles! He escaped from jail twice. Why we're excited: Jenny Slate, who broke out with the 2014 Sundance movie Obvious Child, returns to the festival with what sounds like another bittersweet and poignant performance. Kvitne and his team at Kerlan-Jobe Surgery Center. Lately, Zac Efron has kept busy by playing good-looking goofs Neighbors and dashing charmers The Greatest Showman. I looked at everyone different and wasn't so trusting afterwards to say the least. If you're not afraid of a little gore, this horror comedy sounds like the perfect way to end a long day at Sundance.
Director Alma Har'el is known for pushing genre boundaries, and her previous work suggests Honey Boy will have the stylish visuals to match its wild story. I know I do and it is fascinating to learn about how the mind works and why someone's mind worked the way his did. Why we're excited: Directed by Gurinder Chadha Bend it like Beckham and based on a true story, Blinded by the Light sounds like a feel-good musical about the healing power of The Boss' music. And he's not the only famous face in the film's cast, which includes Lily Collins as Liz, Haley Joel Osment, and Jim Parsons. Before he was put to death, he confessed to murdering 30 women.
Thanks in large part to Efron's involvement in the film — it's called Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile — it's not hard to go on a place like Twitter and find tweets glorifying, romanticizing, and outright objectifying the star and his character. We're wishing you a speedy recovery, Zac! However, in this case, in a story that involves such repugnant and unthinkable crimes, it really rubs the wrong way. That dynamic — of Bundy using his own charisma to persuade people to believe in him — marked the beginning of the serial killer celebrity as an American archetype, Berlinger told the Salt Lake Tribune. The movie, set to premiere this month at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, is from the perspective of Elizabeth Kloepfer Collins , the longtime girlfriend of Ted Bundy Efron. It's been 13 years since High School Musical first aired on the Disney Channel. He was in the rolling stones, time magazine, movie rights, book rights, girls were intrigued by him.
The life of a withdrawn teenager is thrown upside down when she befriends the new girl in town. A 16-year-old Pakistani boy living in 1980s England finds comfort in the music of Bruce Springsteen. By casting a heartthrob like Efron and playing up this aspect of Bundy's story, the biopic isn't necessarily attempting to glorify or romanticize the villainous man. But here's where I think the message gets lost: the trailer. Now, Netflix has its sights on it. The movie's cast also includes Shea Whigham, Malin Akerman, and Tony Hale. It seems to be taking a page from I, Tonya, which also depicted a dark and troubling story through a more divisive and markedly lighthearted lens.