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Wes Anderson’s Next Film Will Be Set In Post-wwii France

Wes Anderson films are truly a genre all their own. His filmography is full of wildly eclectic, and yes, whimsical films that range from stop-motion animated films like “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and “Isle of Dogs” to eccentric family dramas like “The Royal Tenenbaums.” While they all share a similar style and tone, Anderson’s films are […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Rules Indie Box Office With Top Screen Average of 2018

“Eighth Grade” is already scoring high marks.The feature debut from writer-director Bo Burnham launched this weekend with $255,000. Its debut was especially noteworthy given the film opened in just four theaters, translating to a per-screen-average of $63,071. That was enough to top the record previously held by Fox Searchlight’s “Isle of Dogs.” Wes Anderson’s stop-motion […]

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The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)

As we pass the halfway point of 2018, the avid movie-watchers here at IMDb have revealed their favorite films of the year to date.Superheroes flew into the list of top movies of many here at IMDb, with Marvel blockbusters ‘Black Panther‘ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ making our list of staff picks.R-rated superhero sequel ‘Deadpool 2‘ […]

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2019 Oscar Predictions: 91st Academy Awards

As films are revealed at Sundance and Cannes right through the fall film festival circuit, the 2018-19 awards season slowly comes into focus. The Academy has moved away from the mainstream over the last few years, awarding best picture to the low budget “Moonlight” and fantasy film “The Shape of Water,” which bodes well for […]

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Golden Trailer Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Among Nominees

Netflix and Warner Bros. topped the nominations, announced Wednesday, for the Golden Trailer Awards with 61 each.Winners will be announced May 31 at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles with Michelle Buteau (“The Tick”) hosting.Netflix was represented by work on “Stranger Things” Season 2, “The Crown,” “Icarus,” and “Mudbound,” while Warner Bros. […]

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Forbidden Romance ‘Disobedience’ Soars at Specialty Box Office

Thanks to two stars named Rachel — Weisz and McAdams — “Disobedience” led a batch of new films from arthouse auteurs this weekend. This story of forbidden love in a London synagogue setting, like director Sebastián Lelio’s Oscar-winning “A Fantastic Woman,” deals with gay characters fighting for their right to love despite societal taboos. It […]

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Indie Box Office: Women-Directed Movies Kick Ass, Lead by ‘Grace Jones: Bloodfight and Bami’

Art houses got an infusion of fresh blood this weekend, as a wide range of films did business in limited release. Three new films directed by women showed interest, led by the strong showing of the documentary “Grace Jones: Bloodfight and Bami” (Kino Lorber), and two landed among the highest Metascores of the year: “The […]

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