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Oscars 2020: Best Director Predictions

It’s still early days, as we head into Cannes, which mainly delivers contenders for the newly dubbed Best International Feature Film. That said, the Academy’s director’s branch, packed with overseas voters, tends to be the most receptive to non-American auteurs. Never underestimate Quentin Tarantino, who’s back after a decade in Cannes Competition with “Once Upon […]

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Timothee Chalamet Talks ‘Little Women’: ‘I Would Do Anything Greta Wanted Me to Be a Part Of’

Timothee Chalamet continues to be one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood and at the premiere for his latest film, “Beautiful Boy,” the “Call Me by Your Name” breakout gave an update on one of his most anticipated upcoming projects and his thoughts on portraying one of DC’s most famous superheroes.“They’ve started shooting, they’ve […]

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Beanie Feldstein Comedy ‘How To Build A Girl’ Adds Cast, Lionsgate With Shoot Under Way

Beanie Feldstein starrer How To Build A Girl is now under way in UK with Lionsgate on board for UK distribution.Joining Feldstein (Lady Bird) and Game Of Thrones star Alfie Allen in the comedic coming-of-age feature are Paddy Considine (Journeyman), Sarah Solemani (Bridget Jones’s Baby), Laurie Kynaston (England Is Mine), Joanna Scanlan (Pin Cushion), Arinzé […]

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Indies Fight to Survive as Marketplace Undergoes Radical Changes

For CinemaCon’s annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas, the Motion Picture Assn. of America released a new report showing a 6% drop in theatrical attendance in the U.S. and Canada in 2017, representing a 22-year low.Though the breakout success of “Black Panther” is likely to quiet some worries about superhero fatigue, distributors and […]

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Shia Labeouf Biopic ‘Honey Boy’ Casts Lucas Hedges, Causes Brows to Furrow Nationwide

File this one under your ever-expanding “Wtf” tab. Following a series of genuinely redemptive performances in American Honey, Nymphomaniac, and the upcoming Borg vs. McEnroe, Shia Labeouf is now looking to bring his life story to the big screen. THR is reporting that Labeouf is currently gearing up to play his own father in Honey […]

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A24 Developing ‘Native Son’ Film With ‘Moonlight’ Actor

A24 is on a roll, recently. The film company had an impressive Awards Season last year with “Lady Bird,” “The Florida Project,” and “The Disaster Artist” all factoring heavily in awards discussions. “Lady Bird” actually landed multiple Oscar noms, including Best Picture. It looks like A24 isn’t slowing down anytime soon.The company just announced that […]

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‘Black Panther’ stays top as ‘The Greatest Showman’ rises 26% at UK box office

Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel struggles on debut.Rank Film / Distributor Weekend Gross (Fri-Sun) Running Total Week 1 Black Panther (Disney) £2.94m £39.83m 4 2 The Greatest Showman (Fox) £1.56m £37.33m 11 3 Red Sparrow (Fox) £1.17m £4.02m 2 4 Game Night (Warner) £886,000 £2.64m 2 5 Lady Bird (Universal) £697,130 £3.97m 3Today’s Gbp to Usd […]

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Frances McDormand Accepts Best Actress Oscar, Honors Other Female Nominees

Frances McDormand won her second Oscar for best actress on Sunday night, cementing her dominance this awards season for her fiery turn as a mother out for justice for her murdered daughter in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”McDormand, a five-time Oscar nominee, last won the prize in 1997 for her iconic role as police chief […]

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Spirit Awards: ‘Get Out’ Wins Best Feature Film Award

Jordan Peele’s horror-comedy “Get Out” dominated the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday afternoon, winning best picture and best director.“It’s clear that we are in the beginning of a renaissance where stories from outsiders are being honored,” Peele said in his acceptance speech.The award for best film, presented by “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, was […]

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Allison Janney Wins Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female

Allison Janney has won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, the first televised award of the day. Other nominees included Holly Hunter (“The Big Sick”), Laurie Metcalf (“Lady Bird”), Lois Smith (“Marjorie Prime”), and Taliah Lennice Webster (“Good Time”). It’s Janney’s first win and third nomination at the Spirit Awards; she has dominated […]

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