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Andrew Garfield and Will Smith Brought Best Actor Race Into Focus at AFI Fest

So have we seen everything yet?AFI Fest, which just wrapped in Los Angeles, is the final prominent film festival to unveil a handful of awards hopefuls.Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut, “Tick, Tick … Boom!,” from Netflix, premiered to strong reviews and plenty of Oscar buzz. As part of a banner year for Miranda that includes involvement […]

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‘Fatman’ Review: Mel Gibson Plays Santa Claus in a Movie that Will Feel like a Christmas Gift to the Gibson Faithful and a Stunt to Anyone Else

In the years since Mel Gibson fell from the grace of his celebrity, we’ve been through the Mel Gibson-is-canceled stage (which happened but didn’t take), the Mel Gibson-gets-a-cameo-as-found-object-of-infamy stage, the Mel Gibson-crawls-back-to-nail-a-nutzoid-lead-role stage (remember “The Beaver”?), the Mel Gibson-has-become-the-hero-of-z-thrillers-that-exploit-his-disreputability stage, the Mel Gibson-has-a-real-deal-comeback-with-“Hacksaw Ridge” stage, the Hollywood-still-won’t-accept-him-as-an-actor stage, and (at last) the Mel Gibson-barely-even-has-to-be-an-actor-because-he’s-now-a-meme stage.How […]

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Listen Up, As*holes, The Red Band ‘What Men Want’ Trailer Is Here

Despite what his “Hacksaw Ridge” Oscar nod and appearance in the commercially successful “Daddy’s Home 2” might have you believe, Mel Gibson isn’t exactly in the good graces of everyone in Hollywood. His infamous misogynistic, racist, and anti-Semitic rants set back the former A-lister’s career pretty substantially for years, and there is still significant pushback […]

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Lars Von Trier is Back at Cannes and More Brutal Than Ever in ‘The House That Jack Built’

It took Hollywood about eight years to forgive Mel Gibson. Eight years after he was recorded spouting misogynistic, anti-Semitic, racist hate speech, Mel Gibson received an Oscar nomination for best director for “Hacksaw Ridge.”Well, Mazel Tov, Lars von Trier, you beat that illustrious record. It only took you seven years to be welcomed back to […]

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Mel Gibson is Directing a WWII Thriller Called ‘Destroyer’, May Co-Star in ‘The Six Billion Dollar Man’

In 2006, actor/director Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence and went on a now-infamous rant using anti-Semitic, racist, and sexist comments. After apologizing and spending the next decade in director’s jail, he made a comeback with 2016’s Oscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge and has eased his way back into the Hollywood limelight. Now his […]

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Mel Gibson Attached to Direct World War II Drama ‘Destroyer’

Mel Gibson will direct World War II drama “Destroyer” in his first helming gig since receiving an Oscar nomination for “Hacksaw Ridge.”“Destroyer” is being produced at Gianni Nunnari’s Hollywood Gang Productions. It’s based on the John Wukovits book “Hell From the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II’s Greatest Kamikaze […]

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Rakuten’s Movie Plans Take Off with ‘Hurricane’ Starring Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson (Exclusive)

Rakuten TV is making a major movie play in Europe, and will invest millions of Euros into production this year and next. The streamer is on a mission to crunch release windows and the first project it has invested in is “Hurricane.” The World War II action thriller has “Game of Thrones” star Iwan Rheon, […]

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Lincoln Assassination Aftermath Movie ‘Madman’ in the Works From David Permut (Exclusive)

Permut Presentations has acquired “Madman,” a historical horror script set during the aftermath of the Lincoln assassination.David Permut, who received a best picture Oscar nomination for “Hacksaw Ridge,” is producing. The script is written by Alexa Garster based on Caleb Jenner Stephens’ book “Worst Seat in the House.”The story follows Henry Rathbone, a close friend […]

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Razzie Awards: ‘Emoji Movie’ Named Worst Picture of the Year

The “winners” for the 38th annual Razzie Awards are dominated by emojis.The Emoji Movie took the lead in this year’s race and “won” four categories, including worst picture, worst screenplay, worst screen combo and worst director for Tony Leondis.Fifty Shades Darker followed with two wins, including worst supporting actress for Kim Basinger and worst sequel.Despite […]

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