Douchebag (Movie)

  • Film

    April 18, 2013

    Local Films Get Their Due at NBFF

    Works by Cherie Kerr, Joseph Armario, Doug Penikas, among others, make appearances alongside Jon Carnoy and Michael Horelick's skateboard doc

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    March 14, 2013

    Drake Doremus' Breathe In Wins National Distribution; Fourth-Quarter Release Set

    We told you last month about Santa Ana native Drake Doremus' film Breathe In getting picked up for international distribution. Now, the other distribution shoe has dropped.

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    December 24, 2012

    Cherie Kerr, OC Crazies Founder, Bowls for Big Screen Strike and Fest Bid with We've Got Balls

    Spooner, the first feature film from Santa Ana and Newport Beach born and raised filmmaker Drake Doremus (Douchebag, Like Crazy), played at the Lido Theatre during the April 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival.The director cut his incisors as a youth making original children's plays that he staged at h ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones Prepare to Breathe In Sundance Film Fest Again

    Home is swell, but ff Orange County-raised filmmakers Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones really want to feel the love, they go to Utah--Park City to be more precise and the Sundance Film Festival to be preciser.It was announced Monday that Breathe In, the latest independent film directed by Doremus wi ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Will Drake Doremus' Like Crazy Sell and Rent Like You-Know-What on DVD and Blu Ray?

    ​Orange-born, Santa Ana-raised filmmaker Drake Doremus' 2011 movie Like Crazy is available starting today on DVD and Blu Ray. Co-written by Doremus and Corona del Mar's Ben York Jones, Like Crazy is the most adult of the filmmaker's three features (the other two being Spooner and Douchebag).

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    October 31, 2011

    Like Crazy Enjoys Crazy Good Arthouse Opening

    ​Taking $120,000 in weekend box office generally won't raise a Hollywood bean counter's eyebrow. It's certainly was not enough lucre for Santa Ana-bred filmmaker Drake Doremus' Like Crazy to crack the top 10 in overall estimated box office for the weekend past. But playing on only four screens in ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Kevin Smith Screens Red State Twice Tonight; Co-Writer Ben York Jones Rolls Like Crazy

    ​Director Kevin Smith continues his Red State barnstorming in Long Beach tonight, presenting the Westboro Baptistesque shoot 'em up twice--and sticking around each time to take audience questions. Meanwhile, over in Newport Beach, there's a members-only screening of Santa Ana-bred filmmaker Drake ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Fred Durst Douchebag vs. Drake Doremus Douchebag

    Douchebag the movie.​Before Drake Doremus' Like Crazy won the dramatic Grand Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival, the Orange-born writer-director's previous dramedy Douchebag was nominated in the same category at the same prestigious event the year before. Now, as reported earlier on ... More >>

  • Film

    March 3, 2011

    'Spooner' Is Love Crazy

    Recently crowned Sundance king Drake Doremus' early promise is evident in his directorial debut

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    February 23, 2011

    Drake Doremus' Debut, Spooner, Opens March 4

    Matthew Lillard plays Herman Spooner.​Like Crazy, Drake Doremus' third film, was picked up by a division of Paramount Pictures at January's Sundance Film Festival for theatrical release this fall. Douchebag, Doremus' second film, was bought after the previous Sundance and had a short theatrical ru ... More >>

  • Film

    February 4, 2011

    Sundancing With Ben York Jones and Like Crazy

    The huge film festival success through the eyes of its co-writer, an OC boy

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2011

    [UPDATED] Like Crazy, Latest Film From OC-Bred Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones, Is First Sundance Sale

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 23, 2:51 P.M.: The reaction to Like Crazy getting picked up from Ben York Jones:"I'm completely overwhelmed. I don't think anyone here with the film has gotten more than an hour or two of sleep in the past 36 hours. Those negotiating were up all night doing so, and the rest of us w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Like Crazy at Sundance: We Begin . . .

    ​Witty and engaging. Yes. Okay. I'm feeling very confident about the whole thing. Is it me or do I look like Opus with a hangover in that margin picture? Confidence.Back in the snow, boots, gloves, exhaustion, an ever-shifting schedule, free drinks, meeting people who have inspired me since I can ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Ben York Jones and His Chapman Pals Storm Sundance

    ​The Weekly introduced readers to actor Ben York Jones a year ago, right after the Corona del Mar resident and his childhood pal, filmmaker Drake Doremus, stormed the 2010 Sundance Film Festival with their dramedy Douchebag.Jones returns to Park City, Utah, with Doremus' new indie-drama, Like Craz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Meet the Real Mary Barger, Drake Doremus' 5th Grade Girlfriend and Douchebag Muse

    The real Mary Barger, in fifth grade.​Former Santa Ana resident Drake Doremus' Douchebag, the critical darling of January's Sundance Film Festival, opens today* at Regency's South Coast Village across from South Coast Plaza. The dramedy is about douchey Sam Nussbaum who, on the eve of his wedding, ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Douchebag Coming Home to Santa Ana

    ​The trailer is out and the opening dates are set for the theatrical run of Douchebag, former Santa Ana resident Drake Doremus' dramedy about two brothers embarking on a spontaneous road trip despite hating one another.As he did at Sundance and the Newport Beach Film Festival, Doremus will take au ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Drake Doremus' Douchebag Wins U.S. Distribution, to be in Theaters This September

    ​The Weekly in January followed Douchebag, the indie dramedy about estranged brothers on an unlikely pre-wedding road trip, to the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Utah, where the buzz was deafening for former Santa Ana resident Drake Doremus' touching and amusing picture.Despite no budget, no big- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Douchebag Comes Home

    Photo by John GilhooleyThe "Douchebag" gang at its Newport Beach Film Festival screening Tuesday night (from left): Chris Robertson, director of photography; Scott Uhlfelder, director of photography; Sean Vatwer, co-producer; Ben York Jones, actor and associate producer; Drake Doremus, director and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Bai Ling, Muslim Punks, Black Star Canyon's Warlock Among 15 Newport Beach Film Festival Highlights

    Here are 15 things I'm looking forward to at the Newport Beach Film Festival, which kicks off tonight and continues through April 29. These are based on preview screenings, festival descriptions and even less-informed​1) Bai Ling on the red carpet tonight. Years ago, ... More >>