Monday, September 17, 2018

THE CATCHER WAS A SPY Stranger-Than-Fiction Espionage Thriller Arrives on DVD & Digital October 2, 2018

PAUL RUDD, MARK STRONG, SIENNA MILLER AND JEFF DANIELS 
STAR IN THE GRIPPING TRUE STORY

 

THE CATCHER WAS A SPY

 

Stranger-Than-Fiction Espionage Thriller Arrives on DVD & Digital 

 

Paul Rudd stars as Moe Berg in the incredible true story of how a professional baseball player became a World War II spy.  A Jewish, Princeton-educated, multilingual catcher for the Boston Red Sox with a closely-guarded private life, the enigmatic Berg was already a man of mystery when, in 1944, the U.S. government's wartime intelligence agency enlisted his services. His mission: go behind enemy lines in Europe to assassinate the Nazi's chief nuclear scientist before the Germans develop an atomic bomb. Trading in his catcher's mitt for a trench coat, Berg must rely on his formidable, steel-trap intellect in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse—with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce and Paul Giamatti costar in this remarkable slice of forgotten history.

 

THE CATCHER WAS A SPY is rated R for some sexuality, violence and language. The film will be available on DVD with deleted scenes or on Digital beginning October 2, 2018.

 

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

4th Nordic International Film Festival to be hosted by the popular comedian Al Pitcher

4th Nordic International Film Festival to be hosted by the popular comedian Al Pitcher

 

The Nordic International Film Festival is now in its 4th year. Due to popular demand and a higher number of film submissions, this year the festival has been expanded to 5 Days, making it the biggest Nordic festival outside of Europe.  The 4th Nordic International Film Festival (NIFF) will be held from October 31st – November 4th at Scandinavia House in New York.

 

The festival is delighted to announce their host for 2018, comedian Al Pitcher who began his standup career in 1999, the same year he reached the ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ final and many other high profile competitions in the UK. Performing all around the world this well loved comedian has picked up numerous awards including Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival, Best Male Competition, the Swedish Standup Award, the People’s Choice Award and more. He performed at the incite only Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal alongside Eddie Izzard and Billy Connolly and in 2017, he premiered his latest show ‘Sweden Syndrome’ which he is currently touring around the world.

 

The Nordic International Film Festival (NIFF) celebrates Nordic and international films. They discover new and upcoming independent films as well as honoring great work from already established filmmakers. NIFF's programmers focus on finding diverse independent films with strong characters and storylines and encourage all filmmakers, regardless of ethnicity or religion. This exciting festival was founded by Johan Matton and Linnea Larsdotter.

 

“This way of introducing non-represented films as a festival to distribution companies is our way to help independent filmmakers obtain distribution for their films without having to pay for sales agent fees. As a festival, we have leverage to help the filmmakers though the distribution companies know we as a festival have watched hundreds of films and selectively introduces only, maybe, only 2-3 titles to the distribution company that we believe hold very high quality” – Johan Matton, Founder of Nordic International Film Festival.

 

The full line up will be announced on September 20th.

 

 

http://www.nordicfilmfest.org

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

"STAR WARS SMUGGLER'S GUIDE DELUXE EDITION" COMING OCTOBER 30

STAR WARS™ SMUGGLER’S GUIDE: 

NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD (DELUXE EDITION)

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Available October 30, 2018 exclusively through Amazon.com is STAR WARS™ SMUGGLER’S GUIDE: NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD. This is the sixth title in the successful deluxe Secrets of the Galaxy series which includes The Jedi Path, Book of Sith, The Bounty Hunter Code, Imperial Handbook, and The Rebel Files.

Recovered from a strong box on the Millennium Falcon, Star Wars™: Smuggler's Guide traces its own extraordinary journey through such notorious characters as Maz Kanata, Hondo Ohnaka, Dryden Vos, Lando Calrissian, and Han Solo. Explore previously unknown details about the underhanded dealings of the galaxy's underworld. 

The lengths to which the underworld will go for a legendary prize is unparalleled. What started as a simple logbook with a piece of valuable information was soon stolen, traded, and smuggled around the Outer Rim and shady ports. With each pirate, thief, gambler, and criminal who took possession of the book, new insight and details were added, creating the Smuggler's Guide—a coveted collection of hidden treasure locations, advice, and hard-earned data.

 

STAR WARS SMUGGLER’S GUIDE: NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD (DELUXE EDITION)

 Available October 30, 2018 exclusively at Amazon.com

$99.99 USD, $129.99 CAN

ISBN: 9780760362167

EPIC INK, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group