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Gretchen Mol, Jonathan Tucker, Lily McInerny to Star in Jamie Dack’s ‘Palm Trees and Power Lines’ (Exclusive)

Gretchen Mol, Jonathan Tucker and newcomer Lily McInerny are set to star in “Palm Trees and Power Lines,” from director Jamie Dack.Based on Dack’s short of the same name — which debuted as a Cinéfondation selection at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival — “Palm Trees and Power Lines” is a coming-of-age drama about a disconnected […]

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Showtime’s ‘American Gigolo’ Adaptation Starring Jon Bernthal Gets Series Order

Before establishing himself as a Hollywood megastar thanks to leading roles in the likes of “An Officer and a Gentleman” and “The Cotton Club,” Richard Gere set a whole generation’s pulses racing as male escort Julian Kaye in Paul Schrader‘s 1980 noir thriller, “American Gigolo.” Now, Jon Bernthal is set to follow suit as the […]

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‘Black Monday’ Season 2 Trailer: Don Cheadle Brings Laughs (& Wigs) To The World Of Finance

Unfortunately, with the coronavirus pandemic spreading all over the world, many film and TV fans are finding themselves stuck inside as they try to stay healthy. Inevitably, those streaming subscriptions are coming in handy, with many of us plowing through our queues while we look for the next thing to pass the time. Perhaps you […]

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Paul Schrader’s ‘First Reformed’ Is a Hit, and the ‘2001’ Reissue Finds New Box-Office Life

Two very different films — Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed” and a 70mm reissue of Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” — stand out among the new releases this weekend. The first represents a critical career high for a director who made his first film Tk years ago, while the revival is from a director who […]

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“It Was Important to Me Not to Fetishize a Classic Vision But to Look to the Present for Inspiration”: Director Aaron Katz on his L.A. Neo-Noir, Gemini

His fifth feature, and the first following his co-directed (with Martha Stephens) breakthough comedy Land Ho!, Gemini returns writer/director Aaron Katz to the character-based neo-noir of his earlier Cold Weather but with the cloudy Portland grays of that film replaced here with a sunlit sensuality befitting the picture’s L.A. setting. Indeed, shooting in his new […]

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‘First Reformed’ Trailer: Paul Schrader Revisits A Spiritual ‘Taxi Driver’ With Ethan Hawke

Paul Schrader might be one of the great American writer/directors of all time with a slew of classics under his belt like penning Martin Scorsese pictures like “Taxi Driver,” The Last Temptation of Christ.” “Bringing Out the Dead” and helming “Blue Collar,” “Hardcore” and the crime drama “American Gigolo,” but let’s face it, his career […]

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