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Oscar Isaac Says His ‘Star Wars’ Days Are Likely Over & Calls ‘Card Counter’ A Career “Turning Point”

Oscar Isaac has one of the more eclectic acting careers amongst A-listers today. Over the years, he’s worked for filmmakers such as Nicolas Winding Refn (“Drive”), Zack Snyder (“Sucker Punch”), the Coen Brothers (“Inside Llewyn Davis”), Alex Garland (“Ex Machina”), and Denis Villeneuve (“Dune”), just to name several. Oscar Isaac Says His ‘Star Wars’ […]

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‘Ford v Ferrari’ Race Re-Creations Better Than The Real Thing

Over a long career that stretches back 25 years, stuntman and stunt coordinator-turned-second-unit-director and actor Darrin Prescott has choreographed many a spectacular car chase and race in such testosterone-fueled movies as “Drive,” “Deadpool 2,” “Baby Driver” and “The Bourne Ultimatum,” which won him a Screen Actors Guild award as part of the stunt ensemble.But when […]

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Nicolas Winding Refn Brings Gun-Toting Rapists and an All-Night Car Chase to Cannes With Amazon Series

Filmmakers often head to television in search of a broader canvas to tell their stories. It’s usually less attractive to those who relish texture over plot, as well as cinematic experimentation. In recent years, Nicolas Winding Refn has veered closer to that category, constructing a moody body of work around expressionistic showdowns that build to […]

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Leslie Jones-Kristen Bell Coupon Cartel Saga ‘Queenpins’ Lands With Rocket Science — Cannes

Exclusive: On the eve of the Cannes market, Rocket Science has come on board to finance and handle international sales on dark comedy package Queenpins, starring Leslie Jones (Ghostbusters) and Kristen Bell (The Good Place).CAA Media Finance arranged the financing and is handling U.S. rights. Linda McDonough (Drive) is producing.Written and to be directed by […]

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Karan Johar To Ascend ‘Throne’

Indian filmmaker, producer and television personality, Karan Johar is returning to direction after a hiatus of two years. He will shoot historical epic “Throne” (“Takht”).Describing the plot, Johar tweeted: “An incredible story embedded in history… An epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne… A story of a family, of ambition, of greed, of betrayal, of […]

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Nicolas Winding Refn Is Creating A Free Streaming Service

Director Nicolas Winding Refn is creating his own streaming service (via Slashfilm), and it sounds like something a hardcore film buff would be interested in. Refn, who has brought the world features like Drive, The Neon Demon, and Bronson, is creating an absolutely free streaming service that will give access to several obscure cult films […]

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Nicolas Winding Refn’s Streaming Service Will Offer Cult Classics to Stream For Free

Everybody is launching their own streaming service these days. Apple, Disney, YouTube…and Nicolas Winding Refn. Yes, the director behind Drive and The Neon Demon is setting up his own website where he plans to stream films and host essays. Now, the director has announced several cult classics he plans to make available to stream first. […]

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Nicolas Winding Refn: ‘We’re Living in a Dystopian Reality TV Show’

Nicolas Winding Refn, the Danish director of films including “Drive” and “The Neon Demon” unloaded on the dystopian state of America in a blistering essay in the Guardian Wednesday.“This is a frightening time to be alive,” Refn wrote. For the past six months, I’ve been shooting in America, and it seems increasingly clear we’re now […]

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Throwback Thursday: William Friedkin Laughs At Nicolas Winding Refn Calling ‘Only God Forgives’ A “Masterpiece”

Hey, it’s #ThrowbackThursday and in the spirit of trying out something new, we thought we’d try out a new franchise where we look to the past and highlight something in cinema history that’s fascinating, amusing, perhaps something you never knew or have seen, you name it.Today, we’d like to showcase a behind the scenes conversation […]

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