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Ryan Gosling Says in ‘The Gray Man,’ His Spy ‘Just Wants to Sit on the Couch and Watch Netflix’

One of this summer’s boldest movie experiments is “The Gray Man,” a 200 million Netflix blockbuster starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. Joe and Anthony Russo directed the film, which is both Netflix’s priciest film to date and the company’s most serious attempt at a major blockbuster. While last year’s “Red Notice” had similar aspirations […]

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David Oyelowo Details ‘Ugly’ and Racially ‘Coded’ Encounter After Will Smith’s Oscars Incident

The repercussions of Best Actor winner Will Smith attacking presenter Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars are still being felt by Hollywood, especially Black stars.Emmy nominee David Oyelowo published a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter detailing the ripple effect of the now-infamous Oscars slap. Oyelowo has been a bystander to a number of dramatic […]

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Pencils Down, Pass Your Oscar Ballots to the Front: 10 Burning Questions Regarding Potential Nominations

Pencils down, pass your ballots to the front because the Oscar nomination voting is now closed.Speaking to voters over the past week, it’s been relatively clear about what voters like and who they’re supporting in a strong year for film.Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 8, and we have the 10 burning questions we […]

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Hit-Monkey Composer Daniel Rojas On Music Themes, Industry Trends, And La La Land [Interview]

These past few years have been tremendously busy for rapidly rising composer Daniel Rojas.Between Netflix’s “Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts” and the Hulu/Marvel one-two punch of “M.O.D.O.K.” and “Hit-Monkey,” Rojas has made the transition from commercials and short films to major feature films and name-brand shows look impossibly easy. That’s not to say that it actually was easy, […]

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Review: Shoddy Direction Ruins Promising Material

TIFF’s second year during the Covid-19 pandemic opened with a bigger slate (132 features compared to last year’s 60) and “Dear Evan Hansen,” an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit. Thematically, a film about a teenager grappling with loneliness and mental health problems makes perfect sense for the festival’s inaugural film. As artistic director […]

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Damien Chazelle’s ‘Babylon’ Adds Olivia Wilde, Spike Jonze, Phoebe Tonkin and Tobey Maguire to Cast

Damien Chazelle has fleshed out the cast of his Old Hollywood period drama “Babylon” with an impressive group that includes Olivia Wilde, Spike Jonze, Phoebe Tonkin and Tobey Maguire.They all join a cast that’s led by Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt and Diego Calva. The film is set to go into production next week.“La La Land” […]

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Diego Calva Talks Damian Chazelle’s ‘Babylon,’ Netflix’s ‘Narcos’

Hailed as a fast-rising new talent from Mexico, actor Diego Calva has surfaced from small but notable Mexican and Argentine films to landing pivotal roles in Damien Chazelle’s “Babylon,” the Oscar-winning director’s follow-up to “La La Land,” and the third iteration of Netflix’s wildly popular “Narcos: Mexico.” He has studied directing and has shot a […]

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DGA Awards 2021: ‘Truffle Hunters,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Win Top Honors So Far (Updating Live)

The 73rd annual Directors Guild of America Awards are finally kicking off on Saturday evening, April 10, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Pt/8:00 p.m. Et. The awards will honor the best directing in film and television of the past year.This year, nominees Lee Isaac Chung for “Minari,” Emerald Fennell for “Promising Young Woman,” David Fincher for […]

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PGA Awards Winner ‘Nomadland’ Heads for the Best Picture Oscar

Every year Hollywood looks to the Producers Guild Awards winner to forecast the Best Picture Oscar. That’s because in the 12 years since both groups expanded their top award list and adopted the preferential ballot, only three times have the winners not aligned — PGA winners “1917,” “La La Land” and “The Big Short” did […]

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