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How the ‘R#J’ Filmmakers Used Innovative Editing to Tell a Timeless Love Story

Editor’s Note: This article is presented by Adobe. Adobe gives everyone from emerging artists to global brands everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. Adobe is committed to supporting, elevating and amplifying underrepresented creators, so the world can see, learn and benefit from diverse perspectives.When preparing the footage for “R#J,” director Carey […]

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‘R#J’ Review: Romeo and Juliet, According to Their Social Media Accounts

William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” has long endured as one of the written word’s greatest love stories, but what’s often forgotten among the “star-crossed lovers” and the dumb rage of familial feuds is just how nutty hormone-addled teenagers can be. It was true in the 16th century when The Bard committed its story to paper […]

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‘R#J’ Review: Confined to Digital Screens, Romeo and Juliet Update Feels More Like an Experiment Than a Movie

There are instances in director Carey Williams’ boldly experimental yet wearisome “R#J” that genuinely grasp the essence of romance, identity and existence in the age of social media. Those fleeting but relatable moments feel like major triumphs in Williams’ Gen Z-centric adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet,” a movie that unfolds almost entirely on electronic screens. […]

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Netflix Could Break an 85-Year Record at the Oscars in 2021

Netflix could make Oscars history.Netflix’s arsenal of content this year could give the streamer the most best picture nominations from any studio in history, a record held by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which scored five nods at the ninth Academy Awards in 1937. It may even net the streaming giant its first best picture win after falling short […]

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Remembering Celebrities Who Died in 2019

The man inside the yellow Big Bird suit; TV’s Rhoda; and a “Beverly Hills 90210” heartthrob are just a few of the beloved entertainment figures who died in 2019. Here are some of the unforgettable stars and creators of movies, TV and music who we lost this year.MoviesSeveral notable directors died in 2019, including pioneering […]

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‘The Sneider Cut’ Ep. 17: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Returns, ‘Scandalous’ Director Speaks

On the latest episode of The Sneider Cut, your esteemed host Jeff Sneider weighs in on this week’s news that Netflix has going all-in on the Eddie Murphy business, having picked up the rights to Beverly Hills Cop 4 from Paramount, which is also developing a remake of the Richard Gere-Andy Garcia movie Internal Affairs. […]

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Bella Thorne to Make Directorial Debut for Pornhub With Bdsm-Themed ‘Her and Him’

Bella Thorne, who first rose to prominence as a Disney Channel star, has directed an adult film for Pornhub. “Her and Him” is described as an ethereal “Romeo and Juliet”-themed tale of two lovers wrestling between dominance and submission. The film stars adult actors Small Hands and Abella Danger, and will make its world premiere […]

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Franco Zeffirelli, Oscar-Nominated Director for ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Dies at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, whose opulent set designs and sweeping directorial style bolstered operatic films, religious epics and Shakespearean love stories, has died. He was 96.The Italian legend, who was nominated for an Academy Award for directing his innovative version of Romeo and Juliet (1968), died Saturday at his residence in Rome “without suffering” his son Pippo […]

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Film News Roundup: Royal Ballet’s Francesca Hayward Joins ‘Cats’ Movie

In today’s film news roundup, ballet dancer Francesca Howard is cast in “Cats,” Billy Bob Thornton and Alice Eve are getting honors, and “Chocolate Lizards” is becoming a film.CastingFrancesca Hayward, principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, has joined the cast of Universal Pictures and Working Title’s “Cats.”The movie is an adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd […]

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