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Paul Greengrass On “Getting To A Better Place” With ‘News Of The World’ [Interview]

Directors who have reached a certain stature always find a way to add a Western to their resume. Or, at least a Western of some ilk. Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven”), Quentin Tarantino (“Django Unchained”), the Coen Brothers and, now, Paul Greengrass.Read More: ‘News Of The World’: An Old-Fashioned Western With A Contemporary Heart [Review]Reuniting with his […]

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‘News of the World’ Is an Oscar-Caliber Portrait of a ‘Bitterly Divided’ America

In this discombobulated time, period western “News of the World” is just the sort of big-screen entertainment in short supply for Academy voters. They still haven’t seen Christopher Nolan’s glossy thriller “Tenet,” which never opened in New York and Los Angeles. When they eventually watch their Blu-ray screeners, the escapist time-twister isn’t exactly a zeitgeist […]

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‘News of the World’ Could Play for Older Voters and Bring Overdue Recognition in Crafts Races

Two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks and Oscar-nominated director Paul Greengrass have teamed up again for Universal’s Western “News of the World,” one of the biggest studio films in the awards race. The duo last worked together in 2013’s “Captain Phillips,” which ended up with a best picture nomination.Like an all-American game of baseball, “News […]

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Netflix taking international territories on Universal’s ‘News Of The World’

Universal sticks with December 25 US theatrical release sate.Netflix is taking all international territories on Universal’s awards hopeful News Of The World, the western that reunites Tom Hanks with his Captain Phillips director Paul Greengrass.Sources have confirmed the development on Wednesday night (November 11) whereby Universal will proceed with its planned theatrical release in the […]

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‘News Of The World’ Teaser Trailer: Tom Hanks Rescues A Kidnapped Girl In Paul Greengrass’ New Western

Ok, so we’re going with this thing that instead of a teaser trailer or official trailer, we’re jumping straight to a short TV spot, ok sure, but the first official teaser or footage of Paul Greengrass‘ Western, “News Of The World” is here. Reuniting Tom Hanks with his “Captain Phillips” director, “News Of The World” […]

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Tom Hanks Treks Across the West in ‘News of the World’ First Look

Just three months after the release of “Greyhound,” a first look trailer for Tom Hanks’ next project, “News of the World,” is here.The minute-long clip was released today by Universal Pictures, in addition to first look images provided to Vanity Fair. The official trailer is said to be coming soon, and the film is slated […]

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‘Rashomon’-Inspired TV Series Will Be Developed for HBO Max

Amblin Television and HBO Max have entered a development deal to create a television series inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s “Rashomon.”The untitled series will not be an adaptation of the original Japanese-language film, which premiered in 1950, but will retain its key plot points and narrative technique — a drama centering around a grisly sexual assault […]

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Why Hasn’t Tom Hanks Been Oscar Nominated Since 2001? History — and Cary Grant — Hold the Answer

Tom Hanks isn’t an unsung hero: At 63, he’s been a beloved, well-paid movie star since the ’80s, and has received five Oscar nominations and two wins. That said, he hasn’t been nominated in nearly two decades; although he’s been lauded for awards-worthy performances in “Captain Phillips” and “Sully,” the last nomination was for “Cast […]

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Tom Hanks & Paul Greengrass Reteam ‘News Of The World’ Opening Christmas 2020

Universal has dated News of the World for Dec 25, 2020. Pic will go up against DreamWorks Animation’s Croods 2 and an untitled Paramount/Skydance event movie.The pic, which reteams Tom Hanks with his Captain Phillips director Paul Greengrass, will come in the wake of pre-Christmas releases next year 20th Century Fox/Amblin’s West Side Story, Paramount’s […]

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