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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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Leonardo DiCaprio Still Baffled by ‘Inception’ 10 Years Later: ‘What Happened? No Idea’

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt recently appeared on Marc Maron’s “Wtf” podcast and admitted to not entirely understanding their acclaimed films “Inception” and “Ad Astra,” respectively. Maron asked Pitt about a point of confusion in James Gray’s “Ad Astra” script, mainly how a spaceship stranded near Neptune was […]

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New on Blu-ray: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, ‘The Fly’ Collection, ‘Ad Astra’

Streaming is great, but you know what’s better? Actually owning movies. I’m talking about physical copies you can put up on a shelf and pull down whenever the mood strikes you. Besides, not everything is ready and available to stream. And that’s where Blu-rays come in. These are the new Blu-ray releases you should check […]

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Oscars: Academy Announces 344 Films Eligible for 2019 Best Picture

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 344 feature films are eligible for the 2019 Academy Awards.To be eligible for the consideration, the films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by Dec. 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Academy rules also […]

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