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Armageddon Time Trailer Showcases James Gray’s Autobiographical Drama

Having explored the vast recesses of outer space with his previous film Ad Astra, James Gray choose to be distinctly more earthbound with his follow-up feature, Armageddon Time. An autobiographical coming-of-age period drama set in New York City in the 1980s, this family-based tale of generational divides, the nuances of friendship, and the ever-growing pursuit […]

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‘Armageddon Time’ Trailer: James Gray’s Movie Memoir Is Here to Break Oscar Voters’ Hearts

James Gray taps back into his own childhood growing up in 1980s Queens for his rapturously praised movie memoir, “Armageddon Time.” The latest from the director of “Ad Astra” and “The Immigrant,” “Armageddon Time” gathered raves in Cannes before solidifying its position in the Oscar race in Telluride over the past weekend.Next up, it plays […]

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Jordan Peele’s Nope Has Wrapped Production

Good news, Jordan Peele fans. The acclaimed helmer of “Get Out” and “Us” has officially wrapped production on his third directorial feature, “Nope.”There’s still not much word on any plot specifics, but Indiewire (by way of Variety) reports that Hoyte van Hoytema served as the film’s cinematographer and that he and Peele shot “Nope” on Kodak […]

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CAA, Rt Features Sign Up ‘Memory House’ Director Joao Paulo Miranda Maria (Exclusive)

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed João Paulo Miranda Maria, writer-director of “Memory House,” the only Latin American feature chosen for this year’s Cannes Official Selection.In further news, Miranda Maria is preparing two new feature films, one his English-language debut, with Rodrigo Teixeira’s Sao Paulo-based Rt Features, producer of Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your […]

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James Gray Reveals ‘Armageddon Time’s Vibe Is Similar to These Fellini & Truffaut Classics

Director James Gray has revealed which classic movies influenced his next project, Armageddon Time, in a new interview. The Ad Astra and Lost City of Z helmer is currently in the early stages of production on his next movie. Back in June, we learned Armageddon Time had recruited some heavy-hitters, with Robert De Niro, Anne […]

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More Like ‘Ad Sass-tra’: ‘Ad Astra’ Director James Gray Found All the Science Criticisms Obnoxious

Ad Astra, the epic sci-fi drama starring Brad Pitt as an astronaut searching the edge of the solar system for his missing father, faced an unusual amount of criticism for its many scientific inaccuracies. However, as director James Gray recently explained in an Instagram live interview with his Ad Astra producer Rodrigo Teixeira, realism was […]

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Focus Features in Talks to Finance and Distribute James Gray’s ‘Armageddon Time’ With Cate Blanchett

Focus Features is in talks to distribute worldwide and finance “Armageddon Time,” the latest film from “Ad Astra” director James Gray that stars Cate Blanchett alongside Robert De Niro, Oscar Isaac, Anne Hathaway and Donald Sutherland, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap.Gray wrote the script and will direct “Armageddon Time” based on Gray’s own childhood […]

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Shane Carruth Talks Ambitions Beyond Film, ‘Ad Astra,’ Frustrations With Hollywood, Tribalism & More [Interview]

Shane Carruth remains a rare figure in the cinematic landscape. His major achievements: “Primer” and “Upstream Color”—are idiosyncratic and unique in their execution and deconstruction of the sci-fi genre. He has been hailed and admired by filmmakers like Rian Johnson, and Steven Soderbergh and David Fincher were so enamored with his prodigious talents they once […]

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Berlin: Dogwoof Boards ‘Max Richter’s Sleep’ Documentary (Exclusive)

London-based distributor Dogwoof and music films specialist Eagle Rock have partnered on international sales for the Natalie Johns-directed “Max Richter’s Sleep.”The film follows the ground-breaking British-born German composer — who rose to prominence with the Golden Globe-winning “Waltz with Bashir” and whose credits include “Ad Astra” and “Shutter Island” — as he created his landmark […]

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