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Sundance 2021: which films might break out this year?

From buzzy horrors to difficult dramas, this year’s low-key, mostly virtual festival offers a restricted yet intriguing selectionEven in any normal year, trying to predict what will and won’t land at the Sundance film festival is something of a fool’s errand. It’s a lineup filled with small, often totally unknown films, most of which don’t […]

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‘Latchkey Kids’ Comedy Will Team Up ‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher and ‘Minari’ Scene Stealer Alan S. Kim

Elsie Fisher delivered a wonderful breakout performance in the indie coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade back in 2018. In 2020, young Alan S. Kim gave an adorable performance as the seven-year old son David in the buzzed about family drama Minari. Now the two A24 stars will be teaming up for a new dark comedy called […]

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Elsie Fisher And ‘Minari’ Star Alan S. Kim To Star In Dark Comedy ‘Latchkey Kids’

Following his breakout role in award season daring Minari, Alan S. Kim is set to star opposite Eighth Grade star Elsie Fisher in Latchkey Kids. The film will be directed by John J. Budion, whose last film was the multi award-winner “Rockaway”.The dark comedy follows Shae (Kim), a bright nine year old boy, who befriends […]

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‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’: A24 Developing a Film Adaptation of Best-Selling Book

Ocean Vuong‘s debut novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous became an instant New York Times bestseller when it was released last year, and now a film adaptation is in the works. A24, the indie production company/distributor behind films like Moonlight, Hereditary, Eighth Grade, The Lighthouse, and Uncut Gems, announced this week that they were already […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher Revolts Against Oscar Noms, Reveals Own Charming Film Awards

“Eighth Grade” star Elsie Fisher quickly ascended to indie film royalty with her endearing, lived-in performance in Bo Burnham’s coming-of-age charmer “Eighth Grade,” playing self-professed “coolest girl in the world” and middle school everygirl Kayla Day. The young actress swiftly went through the gamut of awards season life, from a lauded Sundance premiere and a […]

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A24 Announces Free Screenings on Billboards in Cities Where the Movies Are Set

A24, the indie film distribution company responsible for films like Moonlight, Eighth Grade, Midsommar, Swiss Army Man, and dozens more, has announced a cool new project called A24 Public Access. It’s a six-week screening series in which the company will take some of its best films on the road this summer and project them onto […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Director Bo Burnham To Write Songs For ‘Sesame Street’ Film Starring Anne Hathaway

If you and your friends play Director Bingo and you have the square that said that Bo Burnham will follow up his critically-acclaimed feature writing/directing debut on “Eighth Grade” with a stint as a songwriter for the upcoming live-action “Sesame Street” film, then congratulations! For the rest of us, let that news sink in. And […]

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Bo Burnham Boards ‘Sesame Street’ Movie for Warner Bros.

Bo Burnham is on his way to Sesame Street.The “Eighth Grade” director is set to contribute songs to a Warner Bros. live-action adaptation of the popular children’s show, which will hit theaters Jan. 15, 2021. “Portlandia” director and co-creator Jonathan Krisel is helming the musical, co-financed by Warner Bros. and MGM.Also attached to the film […]

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