Former teen idol and child actor River Phoenix would have been 47 years old today. Drug use tragically cut short Phoenix’s promising film career, which ended with his death in 1993. He died just as he seemed to be entering his prime. Read More here



BFI, LONDON
16 Sep @ 20:45 – Stand By Me (NFT1)
30 Sep @ 15:45 – Stand By Me (NFT2)
22 Sep @ 18:15 – Stand By Me (NFT2)
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PRINCE CHARLES CINEMA, LONDON
01 Sep @ 9:00pm – Stand By Me
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The movie Stand By Me is one of those great throwbacks to a time when movies were just different than they usually are today. In addition, it was a movie that seemed to handle all of the angst that was involved with growing up and attempting to develop one’s own personality while simultaneously trying not to go against one’s own culture or code. Regardless of how old the movie gets, this fact alone means that it is timeless. Read More: // here



Yes, spring just arrived, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about summer, too. And with summer comes Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Summer Nights Film Series, a staple on our summer calendar here at NUVO.
Saturday, July 29: Stand By Me (1986, 89 min., R)
In the summer of 1959, four 12-year-old friends, Gordie (Will Wheaton), Chris (River Phoenix), Teddy (Corey Feldman) and Vern (Jerry O’Connell), set off to find a dead body rumored to be in the woods, creating memories and friendships that last them a lifetime, in the Rob Reiner film. Read More: // here



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* Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
* The Thing Called Love – A Look Back
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More than three decades after Jerry O’Connell made his big-screen debut in the classic coming-of-age film Stand By Me, the experience is forever stamped on the actor’s memory. Read More: // here



U.S. label Mill Creek Entertainment will add three new releases to its Blu-ray catalog: Richard Benjamin’s Little Nikita, David Seltzer’s Punchline, and the triple feature Psycho Circus (The Creeping Fles/Brotherhood of Satan/Torture Garden).
Little Nikita
Synopsis: Jeff is an American student applying to the Air Force Academy. Roy is an FBI agent doing his background check when he discovers Grant’s parents are undercover Russian spies disguised as Americans. When Roy confronts Grant about his parents, he is forced to make a decision that could save his entire country! Starring Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Richard Jenkins, Caroline Kava, and Richard Bradford. Read More: // here



The Spirit of Gainesville Award, in its sixth year, honors those in the community who work hard at helping others.
This year’s winners include:
â– Community Service – Heart Phoenix and Jeffrey Weisberg are the co-founders of the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding, named in honor of Pheonix’s son, River, a celebrated young actor and musician who died in 1993 at age 23. The center encourages solution-focused work with local schools, law enforcement, social service agencies and other community groups. Phoenix has been an activist most of her life and her husband, Weisberg, is a state-certified mediator. They call themselves “solutionaries.” Read More: // here



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* Mosquito Coast
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