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‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Might Convert Oscar Voters to the Church of Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield

Oscars voters have always loved seeing actors whose startling physical transformations come after countless hours in the makeup chair.After Renée Zellweger (“Judy”), Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose”) and Charlize Theron (“Monster”) won Oscars for their impressively-altered looks, Jessica Chastain could be on a similar path for her role as the media-loving televangelist Tammy Faye […]

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Marion Cotillard on Singing While Smoking, Swimming, and During Sex in ‘Annette’

Leos Carax’s tragic romance “Annette” is a movie musical like no other. The songs, written by Sparks brothers Ron and Russell Mael, are detached and ironic, and the characters are for the most part deeply unhappy amid the trappings of contemporary fame. As the glamorous soprano Ann Desfranoux, Cotillard reminds audiences of her already lovely […]

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20 Shocking Actor Transformations: Christian Bale, Tilda Swinton, and More

When Hulu debuted the first photos of Lily James as Pamela Anderson in the streamer’s upcoming limited series “Pam and Tommy,” no one could believe their eyes. James, best known for roles in “Cinderella” and “Mamma Mia 2,” appeared completely transformed, so much so that she looked more like Anderson than herself. James’ “Pam and […]

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Marion Cotillard on Leos Carax’s Musical ‘Annette’ and How Edith Piaf Changed Her Life

In a 90-minute onstage interview at the Marrakech Film Festival, Marion Cotillard – a best actress Oscar winner with “La Vie en Rose” – spoke about how she chooses her roles, suggesting that it is the characters who actually pick her.“I believe that the characters choose us, when they need us to tell their story. […]

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As Leos Carax’s Adam Driver Musical ‘Annette’ Finally Starts Shooting, What Took So Long?

As announced this month, French director Leos Carax’s “Annette” is finally in production after years of stops and starts. Carax’s first feature since 2012’s “Holy Motors” and his first full-on English-language film, “Annette” is a musical set in Los Angeles that will feature original music from the ’70s rock band Sparks and tells a love […]

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How Shangela Steals the Show in ‘A Star Is Born’

Reality series aficionados may recognize drag performer D.J. “Shangela: Pierce from his tenure as a two-time contestant on the Emmy Award-winning hit “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” as well as “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” but thanks to a small but plum role as a drag bar emcee-cum-bar owner in “A Star Is Born,” he’s drawn in […]

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Lady Gaga Debuts Soaring ‘A Star Is Born’ Ballad ‘Is That Alright?,’ So Just Release the Full Soundtrack Already

In case you didn’t realize, there’s more to the “A Star Is Born” original soundtrack than just Lady Gaga’s “Shallow,” made instantly famous by the internet following the debut of the movie’s first official trailer. The pop star has debuted another track from the film, a soaring ballad entitled “Is That Alright?” If one thing […]

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‘Final Portrait’ Trailer: Geoffrey Rush Paints Armie Hammer and Tests His Patience in Stanley Tucci’s Return to Directing — Watch

Armie Hammer’s “Call Me by Your Name” follow-up is another Sony Pictures Classics period piece that casts him as an American on a European excursion.In Paris-set “Final Portrait” — Stanley Tucci’s first film as a writer/director since 2007 (“Blind Date”) — Hammer plays James Lord, a writer who agrees to sit for a 1964 session […]

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