Festival Favorites, 2013
"Start the machine and keep it going." David Gordon Green's film about two unlikely pals who come together to help restore a town ravaged by wildfire is loosely based on an Icelandic film called Either Way. The film was shot in Bastrop after the Bastrop County Complex fire. Cutie patooties Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch turn in touching and funny performances as the pair bond through the conflict of mulching.
In theaters August 9
Narrative Spotlight, 2013
This week's Video Spotlight post took you to the red carpet for I Give It A Year. Now you can beat the heat and catch it in theaters. Come along as four people figure out just who exactly is MFEO.
In theaters August 9. Trailer
24 Beats per Second, 2013
We heart a band called Death. This critically acclaimed doc about a groundbreaking group from Detroit is headed your way via DVD. Own an important slice of rock history and relive the tale of three brothers who pushed the boundaries of music far from the gloss of Motown. They were punk before Sid Vicious was a gleam in Malcolm McLaren's eye.
Available August 13. Trailer
Prince Avalanche and I Give it a Year photos courtesy of Magnolia Pictures
A Band Called Death photo courtesy of Drafthouse Films