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Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader Reunite for ‘Three-Year Series’ About ‘Origins of Christianity’

Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader are responsible for some of the most iconic and controversial films of all time, from “Taxi Driver” to “Raging Bull” and “The Last Temptation of Christ,” and now the pair are working together once again for a streaming series about the origins of Christianity. Schrader let the existence of the […]

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Amanda Seyfried Turned Down ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Because She Thought It Would Bomb

Amanda Seyfried never really went away, exactly, but she’s been having herself a nice little “comeback” recently. She’s turned in great work in films like First Reformed, Twin Peaks, and this year’s Mank. And at one point, she was almost part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, too. Seyfried has previously commented on turning […]The post […]

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Martin Scorsese Helped Paul Schrader Finish ‘The Card Counter’ During Quarantine

Easily one of the most anticipated movies of the year, and probably the most anticipated indie finished during the quarantine, is Paul Schrader’s “The Card Counter.” Shooting on the film, starring Oscar Isaac as a gambler and former soldier who sets out to help a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their […]

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Paul Schrader’s ‘The Card Counter’ With Oscar Isaac Dealt to Focus Features

Focus Features has acquired out of the Cannes Virtual Market the U.S. rights to “The Card Counter,” the latest film from director Paul Schrader that stars Oscar Isaac, the studio announced Monday.“The Card Counter” is Schrader’s follow-up to his Oscar-nominated “First Reformed,” and the film co-stars Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe in what’s […]

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Sean Baker, Paul Schrader Offer Solutions to the Netflix vs. Theatrical Debate

As the battle between Netflix and movie theaters continues to grow, filmmakers such as Sean Baker (“The Florida Project”) and Paul Schrader (“First Reformed”) have taken to social media to offer possible solutions to the escalating debate. Netflix has been at the center of increased controversy following the Academy Awards, where its drama “Roma” took […]

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Ethan Hawke Robs a Bank & Takes Noomi Rapace Hostage in First ‘Stockholm’ Trailer

Last year, Ethan Hawke gave one of the best performances of his career in Paul Schraeder’s bleak drama First Reformed, and it looks like 2019 is off to a strong start for the actor with another unexpected turn in the new comedy thriller Stockholm. Inspired by the stranger-than-fiction true story of the 1973 bank heist […]

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Paul Schrader Says A24 Put Him In ‘Facebook Jail’ After Kevin Spacey Comments

Paul Schrader made his grand return to Facebook for the first time since November, revealing that his social media hiatus was requested by A24, the distributor of his Oscar-nominated film “First Reformed.” Last November, Schrader stirred up trouble after posting to Facebook that he was offered to direct a new film and requested Kevin Spacey […]

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Ethan Hawke Wins Best Actor at the Spirit Awards, and the Oscar Should’ve Been Next

Ethan Hawke has won the Indie Spirit Award for Best Male Lead thanks to his performance in Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed.” The victory is the latest in a long line of award wins Hawke received this season, including Best Actor accolades from major critic groups such as the New York Film Critics Circle and the […]

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Spirit Awards Live Stream: How To Watch The 2019 Indie Spirits

Per tradition, the Film Independent Spirit Awards is the final Oscar season stop before the Academy Awards. This year’s ceremony is being hosted by Aubrey Plaza and will once again take place on the beach in Santa Monica, California. Jeremiah Zagar’s narrative debut “We the Animals” leads the nominations with five, followed by “Eighth Grade,” […]

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Paul Schrader Says His Next Film Will Be A Western Starring Ethan Hawke & Willem Dafoe

As we’ve mentioned many times before, even though filmmaker Paul Schrader has had an incredible career, including some of the film industry’s greatest works, his 2018 film “First Reformed” might very well be his best yet. Now, as the writer-director does the publicity rounds, picking up award after award for the film, we’re starting to […]

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