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15 May, 2008 - 1:07pm

Release Date Of CHOKE Movie Pushed To September

I actually think this is good news.  Choke will have a much better run and gain more exposure and word of mouth if it's not jampacked into the middle of one of the craziest tentpole movie blockbuster summers in recent history.  With that, here is the lovely Samantha Bond, from the...

1 May, 2008 - 2:51pm

CHOKE Playing At The Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival

Screenings of Choke have begun popping up.  It's movie festival season, so I need you all to keep things under your radar, as you never know when Choke will end up in a city near you.  Thanks to Patrick DiDomenico, we know that Choke will be screening at the BAM Festival (Brooklyn Academy...

25 Apr, 2008 - 11:07am

Chuck Palahniuk In May Issue Of Maxim

Chuck has an awesome new article in the May 2008 issue of Maxim magazine. It's about his experiences on the set of the Choke production in New Jersey last summer.

Go pick up the issue now.  There's also a great picture of Chuck inside, and some short write-ups about...

14 Feb, 2008 - 3:53pm

Real Life Choking Game Turns Deadly

Check out the below article about a real life choking game, turned deadly.  Props to Sean Anderson for this one:

THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- At least 82 youths have died from playing the "choking game" since 1995, a new government report shows.

Also known as the "blackout...

7 Feb, 2008 - 12:05pm

Sundance: Chuck Palahniuk Video Interview

Steve Weintraub over at Collider has just posted a wonderful video interview he conducted with Chuck Palahniuk during the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.  The interview gets very indepth on the topics we all want to know the most about. 


6 Feb, 2008 - 3:38pm

Sundance: Audio Interview With Chuck Palahniuk & Clark Gregg

Mark Raffensperger has conducted a very cool audio interview with Chuck Palahniuk and Choke director Clark Gregg over at his site Zoom in Online.

On the Circuit: Clark Gregg and Chuck Palahniuk of Choke

This interviewed was recorded during the 2008...

6 Feb, 2008 - 11:16am

Choke At SxSW Film Festival

The title says it all.  Choke will be playing this year's SxSW Film Festival at Austin, TX.

The festival plays March 7 - 15th.

Props to Kareem for sending this my way.

27 Jan, 2008 - 1:50pm

Choke Gets A Theatrical Release Date!

This is why I say a big 'Thank God' that Fox Searchlight was the company that purchased Choke.  Because they've already slated it a release date.

Choke will hit theaters August 1st, 2008!

See it official over at Dark Horizons.

Props again to Caleb Peyman.

27 Jan, 2008 - 1:44pm

Sundance - Choke Wins Award

From the Sundance Film Festival's official site:

A Special Jury Prize: Dramatic, Work by an Ensemble Cast was presented to the cast of CHOKE. An adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s novel, CHOKE is the sardonic story about mother and son relationship, fear of aging, sexual...

27 Jan, 2008 - 1:40pm

Sundance - Interview With Chuck Palahniuk

Peter Sciretta over at SlashFilm has conducted a great interview Chuck Palahniuk.  This is the first interview with Chuck we've seen come out of Sundance this year.  Hopefully it won't be the last.

Peter gets down to business with Chuck and delves into the...

24 Jan, 2008 - 1:45pm

Sundance - Choke Cast & Crew Photos

Here are some better quality pics of the cast and crew of Choke at Sundance.

Check out the pictures at Cinema Blend!

24 Jan, 2008 - 1:37pm

Try Not To Choke On All The Reviews

Okay, that news title was lame. And I must confess, I spent a minute too long thinking of it.   But hell, with a title like Choke, it simple screams for witty puns. 

Over the past few days, reviews of Choke from Sundance have continued to pour in.  Here are some more for you...

24 Jan, 2008 - 1:20pm

Slashfilm Interview With Choke Director Clark Gregg

With Choke being nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, things are really heating up with for director Clark Gregg.

Check out Clarg Gregg's interview with SlashFilm!

22 Jan, 2008 - 2:25pm

Fox Searchlight Buys Choke For $5 Million!

In what they're already calling the best sale of the festival, Fox Searchlight as of 5am this morning, has bought Clark Gregg's adaptation of Choke for a reported $5 million!  The film had its world premiere last night at the Racquet Club Theatre, and Chuck Palahniuk was in...

22 Jan, 2008 - 2:00am

Sundance - Choke Reviews Start Pouring In

Here is our second review out of Sundance for Choke.  I'll post more of these in this News article as they come.  

This comes from my man Andrew Greenblatt, who sent us those Blackberry pictures earlier tonight. Here's another, clearer picture from him, along with his...

21 Jan, 2008 - 2:18pm

Choke Premieres Tonight At Sundance!

Tonight's the night, folks.  It's been eight years since Fight Club graced our screens and started a cult following that had a big influence on the history of this website.  And now, tonight, in Park City, Utah, Clark Greg's adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's fourth novel...

17 Jan, 2008 - 1:50pm

Video Interview With Choke Director Clark Gregg

Check out an interview with Choke director Clark Greg. This is part of The Sundance Channel's 'Meet The Filmmakers' series.

13 Jan, 2008 - 3:24am

A Slew Of New Stills From Choke

I've been wanting to post these for the past few days, but with the site slowness, I held off.  But they're so damn good, I couldn't resist anymore.  Click the below image to see more stills from Choke.

I'll say no more.  The pictures spead for themselves. ...

13 Jan, 2008 - 12:30am

Who's On The Choke Soundtrack

Information about the official soundtrack for Choke is up at The Playlist blog.  Here are just some of the bands featured: Radiohead, The Fiery Furnaces, Rogue Wave, Clap Your Hands And Say Yeah!

This news makes me happy.  I love almost every band on this soundtrack.  ...

9 Dec, 2007 - 1:28am

News From Chuck About Choke at Sundance & Survivor Movie

Test2. I've been trading emails back and forth with Chuck this week about various things. First he shot me an update on "Choke" and its status at The Sundance Film Festival this year:Hello Dennis -- Turns out that "Choke" will get five showings at Sundance. The 21th through the 25th in...