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Roland Emmerich Would Be Up For A Moonfall Sequel If This One Pans Out

Roland Emmerich’s “Moonfall” appears to know exactly what it is, and that is a cheesy disaster movie with climate-change overtones in the vein of others that Emmerich has made. The most recent “Moonfall” trailer teased a flick that doesn’t take itself too seriously, even as it continues the pattern of Adam McKay’s “Don’t Look Up” and gives us […]

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‘Knives Out 2’ Expected to Drop in Late 2022, Fall Festival Debut Likely (Exclusive)

You can expect to see the next installment of Daniel Craig as Private Detective Benoit Blanc in “Knives Out 2” streaming on Netflix this fall. Variety has learned exclusively that writer and director Rian Johnson’s hotly-anticipated sequel is expected to release in theaters and the streaming platform in the last quarter of 2022.In addition, the […]

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Don’t Look Up Director Adam McKay Is Producing J6, A Movie About The January 6th Insurrection

When Trump supporters assaulted the US Capitol building on January 6 following Trump’s election loss, it was widely considered to be the most egregious domestic attack on the foundation of our democratic republic since the Civil War. The fresh stain on America’s history will be center-stage in the feature film “J6,” handled by “The Comey […]

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Adam McKay to Be Honored With Advanced Imaging Society Voices for the Earth Award

“Don’t Look Up” director Adam McKay will receive the Advanced Imaging Society Voices For The Earth Award.The Society will honor McKay at the 12th annual awards ceremony, which will now take place as a luncheon planned for March 4 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.“Considering the incredible obstacles our creative community has worked through to create […]

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Every Don’t Look Up Main Character Ranked Worst To Best

Adam McKay’s highly anticipated new film “Don’t Look Up” lands right in the heart of awards season, and is largely a culmination of the two sides of McKay’s career. His earlier films, which include “Anchorman,” “Talladega Nights,” “Step Brothers,” and “The Other Guys,” are silly comedies that feature outlandish premises, hilarious sight gags, and eccentric characters. […]

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Don’t Look Up Ending Explained: It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

Writer and director Adam McKay has made quite the mid-career transition, pivoting from his usual mode of crowd-pleasing (but deceptively clever) comedies, to more serious-minded films that function as vehicles for political commentary just as much as they provide laughs. It might be easy to believe that the same filmmaker could be credited for movies like “Anchorman: […]

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Don’t Look Up review – slapstick apocalypse according to DiCaprio and Lawrence

Adam McKay’s laboured satire challenges political indifference to looming comet catastrophe but misses out on the comedyHaving long complained that movies aren’t engaging with the most vital issue of our time – the climate crisis – it’s perhaps churlish of me not to be glad when one comes along that does exactly that. But Adam […]

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Don’t Look Up Review: This Smug, Shrill Disaster Movie Satire Is Just A Disaster

Who is “Don’t Look Up” for? Adam McKay stepped away from his unapologetically silly comedies with 2015’s “The Big Short,” a semi-serious investigation into the crisis surrounding the United States housing bubble. It was a new side to McKay, and while the film outfitted famous players in goofy wigs, the reception was positive, and the message was […]

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The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in December 2021

Whether you’re embracing the holidays or ignoring them this December, Netflix has options to keep you engrossed and entertained.As the entertainment giant gets deep into its awards season strategy, a handful of top-tier contenders arrives this month, starting with Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” which is already streaming as of December 1 but […]

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Gotham Awards 2021 Winners: ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Reservation Dogs,’ Maggie Gyllenhaal, and More

The Gotham Awards are taking place at 8 p.m. Et, November 29, in Lower Manhattan, back in their usual prime slot at the start of the awards season. Below, follow along as IndieWire updates this list with all of the winners as they happen.The Gotham Film and Media Institute is hosting the live stream of […]

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