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All Day and a Night review – stylish Netflix father-son crime drama

Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders gives a compelling lead performance as a young man trying to escape his father’s shadowIt’s an unusually stacked week for new films on Netflix (one they might regret when pre-pandemic content starts to dry up) with a teen comedy, a B-thriller and a romantic documentary all launching before the weekend, a feast […]

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‘Venom 2’ Gets New ‘Carnage’-Friendly Title as Tom Hardy Film Pushed to Summer 2021

Sony Pictures has announced that the studio is delaying the release of its “Venom” sequel, pushing it from October 2020 to June 2021. The sequel also now has an official title: “Venom: There Will Be Carnage.” Critics were not kind to the original 2018 comic book tentpole starring Tom Hardy as the notorious Spider-Man villain, […]

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‘The Eddy:’ Netflix Releases Trailer for ‘La La Land’ Director’s Upcoming Miniseries

“La La Land” director Damien Chazelle’s next project is almost here. Netflix has released the official trailer for “The Eddy,” which hits the streaming service on May 8.Though the eight-episode miniseries, which stars André Holland (“Moonlight”), marks Chazelle’s first foray into television direction, the premise will be immediately welcoming to longtime fans of the Oscar […]

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Is ‘Parasite’ the Most Important Best Picture Winner Ever? Film Critics, Hollywood React

It’s going to take a while for Hollywood to come down from the high that is “Parasite” sweeping the 92nd Academy Awards. Bong Joon Ho’s Palme d’Or winner entered the 2020 Oscars in history-making fashion as the first South Korean feature film nominated for Academy Awards. Many Oscar pundits expected “Parasite” to win the Best […]

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‘1917’ Wins the PGA Award; Is the Oscar for Best Picture Next?

The Producers Guild Association awards were tonight, and Oscar prognosticators were tuned to what the guild would choose as Best Picture. Since the PGA and the Oscars have expanded the Best Picture category, there have only been two times when the PGA winner didn’t line up with the Oscars: La La Land (the Oscar went […]

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PGA Awards Winners: Complete List (Updating Live)

The Producers Guild of America are announcing the winners in the motion picture and television categories for its 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night at the Hollywood Palladium.The PGA Awards has been one of the most reliable bellwethers for the Oscar for best picture, matching award in 21 of its past 30 years, […]

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The Last Tree review – tender tale of an uprooted childhood

The story of a British-Nigerian boy growing up in rural Lincolnshire and inner-city London is told with compassion in Shola Amoo’s profoundly moving dramaWriter-director Shola Amoo’s “semi-autobiographical” second feature is an affecting coming-of-age tale pitched somewhere between the sublime American poetry of Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight and the streetwise British grit of Noel Clarke and Menhaj […]

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Barry Jenkins, Richard Linklater, Steve McQueen, and More Pick the Best Film of the 21st Century

IndieWire recently named Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight” the best movie of the decade, but what film would the writer-director name as the standout of the 21st Century? The answer can be found in a filmmaker survey published by The Guardian in which several of the world’s best working directors make their pick for the best movie […]

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