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Caleb Landry Jones Drops Psychedelic Rock Single, Announces ‘Gadzooks Vol. 1.’ Album Following Cannes Best Actor Win

It might be time to start calling Caleb Landry Jones a double threat. The young actor’s rapid ascent in the film industry has hardly hindered his longtime passion for music. Days after being named “Best Actor” at the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival, the Texas native dropped “Bogie,” the lead single for his upcoming second […]

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Can ‘Zola’ Bring Colman Domingo Supporting Actor Love From the Academy?

How much longer can the industry ignore the reverence of actor Colman Domingo before they decide to take notice? This holiday weekend gives audiences the 2020 Sundance Film Festival hit “Zola” from A24 and co-writer and director Janicza Bravo. As “X,” the mysterious and terrifying “roommate” of Stefani (Riley Keough), who takes her, the free-spirited […]

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‘Black Widow’ Director Explains How ‘No Country For Old Men’ & ‘Thelma & Louise’ Inspired The New Marvel Film

Over the years, whenever there is a new Marvel Studios film or TV project getting released, there’s this fun game where the director explains their inspiration. Typically, this is an attempt to relay what vibe or tone the filmmaker is going for that makes their superhero film seem something different than a superhero film. You […]

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‘A Quiet Place Part II’: How Westerns and Spielberg Influenced John Krasinski’s Shooting Style

For “A Quiet Place Part II,” the sequel to the blockbuster alien invasion film, director John Krasinski emphasizes more action. And, with the passing of his father character at the end of the first film, turns deaf daughter Regan (Millicent Simmonds) into the protagonist. She becomes the film’s canny and determined hero, combatting the aliens […]

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Scott Rudin Will Step Back from Broadway Amid Abuse Accusations

In the wake of a Hollywood Reporter exposé detailing mega producer Scott Rudin’s alleged long history of toxic bullying and abuse in the workplace, the Academy Award-winning film, television, and stage producer said he will step aside from Broadway producing duties. Apologizing “for the pain [his] behavior caused” his colleagues, Rudin told The Washington Post […]

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‘Mosquito State’ Review: A Finance Bro Lets Bugs Eat Him Alive in a Wall Street Horror Story

, Filip Jan Rymsza’s scary-silly “Mosquito State” begs for some context before we can dive into its crepuscular plot.It’s August 3, 2007. We’re standing on the precipice of the most dire financial crisis since the Great Depression, but no one seems to know it yet. Good things are happening. A young senator named Barack Obama […]

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We Should Thank Roger Deakins For Refusing To Shoot ‘Blade Runner 2049’ The “Sloppy” Way Hollywood Studios Expect

Roger Deakins is one of the best living cinematographers, even if The Academy only realized it a couple of years ago. Having worked on such gems as “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men,” “Blade Runner 2049,” and “Skyfall” should give you enough credibility to have people listen to your advice, but Deakins […]

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Lawrence Kasdan To Script & Direct Film Adaptation Of Lou Berney Novel ‘November Road’

Exclusive: Though the past several years have left Lawrence Kasdan focused in space writing Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Solo: A Star Wars Story, Kasdan will now focus on the period surrounding the JFK assassination. Kasdan has made a six-figure acquisition of the film rights to November Road, the upcoming novel from Edgar Award-winning […]

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Kelly Macdonald Talks ‘Puzzle’ and the Power of Silence

Kelly Macdonald is such a compelling actress, she can make putting together a jigsaw puzzle required viewing.Of course, her new film, “Puzzle,” is about much more than that. Macdonald plays Agnes, a complacent American housewife who discovers a skill for assembling puzzles that leads her to move outside her comfort zone. That includes a relationship […]

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