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Chase Whale

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January 10th, 2008

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Gordonandthewhale.com are on top of things. We are not hosting this, and don't know who is, but we did find out how to get you there. Here is the information on the secret Cloverfield screening:

Screening date:
Tuesday, January 15
7:30PM
Cinemark Tinsleltown (972.665.2222 for directions)

Info. on how/where to get the tickets:
Hooters of Addison
5005 Belt Line Rd.
Addison, TX 75240
Saturday, January 12
Noon-2PM

Same goes for all screenings, limit one pass (2 seats) per person, and first come first serve basis, so get there super duper early if you wanna see Cloverfield before it comes out. See you there (hopefully)!

GATW Guest Writer

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January 8th, 2008

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1. 3:10 to Yuma

Starring: Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Gretchen Mol, and Ben Foster, with a cameo by Luke Wilson.
Directed by: James Mangold.
Written by: Halsted Welles and Michael Brandt.
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Chase Whale

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January 7th, 2008

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Seems like there is a top secret FREE screening of CLOVERFIELD next week, three days before it's initial release. All you have to do is go to THIS page on 1/15 and it will tell you the secret location of the tickets. You will need these passes to get into the movie, and it's first come, first serve basis, so I would advise getting there super early.

Let us know if you hear of any changes!

Chase Whale

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January 7th, 2008

JUNO is kicking some serious ass since going mainstream and opening city wide everywhere. The "little indie film that could" took the number three weekend slot going against big dogs like I Am Legend and National Treasure 2 and beating out Alvin and the Chipmunks is a really big deal. We fully support this film and are enjoying the ridiculous success it deserves. Go JUNO!

One Missed Call (think The Ring but not as stupid of a concept. I mean seriously, who would of thought a movie about a dead girl prank calling people would sell millions?) took the fifth spot, but I can pretty much guarantee it will not be there come next weekend.

Results (Dec. 28-30):

Movie Studio Weekend Gross Total Budget
National Treasure: Book of Secrets BV $20,225,000 $171,033,000 n/a
I Am Legend WB $16,300,000 $228,638,000 n/a
Juno FoxS $16,225,000 $52,032,000 n/a
Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox $16,000,000 $176,738,000 $60mil
One Missed Call WB $13,525,000 $13,525,000 n/a

Source- boxofficemojo.com

Chase Whale

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January 4th, 2008

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Chase Whale

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January 4th, 2008

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"Sometimes I ride my bike around town... it's a good way to get a tan."
BILLY

A sensitive and humorous vérité portrait Of Billy, a 15-year-old outsider growing up in small-town Maine. Billy appears, in many ways, like other teenage boys. He’s into heavy metal and martial arts, is desperate to find a girlfriend, and aspires to a career as an actor and rock star. Yet in other ways Billy is unique. A troubled past and ongoing behavioral issues have left him marked. But he is unapologetic about his personality and refuses to be victimized, creating his own techniques to help him survive in an environment of pain, conformity, and prejudice. Billy is funny, sharp, strangely wise for his age, and remarkably candid. We witness life from his perspective—from intimate conversations with his mother, to being bullied at school, to his fantasies of becoming a superhero. We also experience the exhilarating pangs of first love as Billy pursues Heather, a shy 16-year-old waitress. Will Billy get the girl? Will his community accept him on his own terms? BILLY THE KID challenges viewers to imagine themselves beyond labels.

I have not seen this yet, but it's already won over SXSW, L.A., Melbourne, and Edinburgh film festivals. A young boy that wants to be a superhero, rock star, and walks around at night in a karate uniform? I'm in.

View official website and trailer HERE.

Chase Whale

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January 3rd, 2008

When Rainn Wilson's Rollo tells Ellen Page's Juno to stop shaking the pregnancy test after she's obviously trying to get it to change shape, we all got a good laugh out of it, but artist Elliot Sharron took it to a whole other level. Here below is his latest etch-a-sketch of Michael Cera and Ellen Page!
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Chase Whale

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January 3rd, 2008

Visual God Michel Gondry's new film BE KIND REWIND has be pushed back from January 25th to February 22nd. Normally when a film gets pushed back, it's not a good sign, but I'm certain there is good reasoning for pushing this one back due to all the positive feedback it's been getting. The staff here at Gordon and the Whale Dot Com is very excited about the release of this tape.
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Chase Whale

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January 3rd, 2008

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Chase Whale

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January 2nd, 2008

Here is the exclusive trailer that Ryan Seacrest introduced after the ball dropped. I'm sure everyone from the ages of 16-25 did not see this. Watch at the very end when they are pulling a lady from behind the sheet. It looks like she is well on her way to exploding.

Fun Fact!: This is the first and last time Ryan Seacrest will ever be on our site.

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