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Ruairi O’Connor to Play Buddy Holly in ‘Clear Lake’ Biopic (Exclusive)

Irish actor Ruairi O’Connor will play rock ‘n’ roll icon Buddy Holly in the biopic “Clear Lake” with a tentative production start date set for the spring.O’Connor, who stars as a young King Henry VIII in the Starz miniseries “The Spanish Princess,” was selected following a six-month search by the producers and casting directors at […]

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Spike Lee: send us your questions for the director of Do the Right Thing and Malcolm X

What would you like to ask the man behind numerous seminal features – as well as recent shorts about New York in lockdown and the death of George Floyd?For the past three decades, Spike Lee has been one of the most vital forces in film-making. His movies – snappy, engaged, uncompromising, entertaining, literate, disturbing – […]

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‘Green Book’ Win Gives Spike Lee ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Deja Vu: ‘Ref Made a Bad Call’

Spike Lee’s beloved New York Knicks won Sunday night, but his “BlackKklansman” was among the films that lost Best Picture to “Green Book” at the Oscars. And after the show ended, the director likened the decision to a referee making a bad call.Asked about his reaction to the “Green Book” win, Lee, holding champagne, declared, […]

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The Heiresses review – late love and secret passion

The relationship between two wealthy older women is threatened when one of them is jailed and the other begins an unexpected flirtationWe’ve all seen films about old people who experience a poignant and bittersweet late-life flowering. But not that many about a well-off, elderly lady in Paraguay whose love life starts to come into its […]

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