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Anya Taylor-Joy on ‘Thoroughbreds,’ Anton Yelchin, Women in Movies and What’s Next

Anya Taylor-Joy is a former BAFTA Rising Star nominee and one of Variety’s 2018 Brits to Watch. Having starred in Robert Eggers’ “The Witch” and M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split,” she can now be seen in “Thoroughbreds,” described by Variety as a “remarkable debut” for playwright and first-time director Cory Finley.The film set in wealthy Connecticut […]

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Beyond ‘Black Panther,’ Studios Are Losing Interest in the Domestic Blockbuster

As expected, last week “Black Panther” passed $1 billion worldwide when China opened to strong numbers. Overseas, the Marvel title now ranks above nearly all recent comic-book movie adaptations. Next week, it should cross $600 million in North America.This is wonderful news on many levels: For Marvel and for Disney, certainly; for diversity representation in […]

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Anya Taylor-Joy: ‘Whenever I’ve got a girlfriend role, I’ve sent it back’

The 21-year-old actor is quickly carving out a niche for playing strong-willed women, in dark thrillers like The Witch and Split, and her latest film, pitch-black comedy Thoroughbreds, might be her darkest yetHi Anya, how’s your day been?Pretty chilled. Doing press for this movie has actually been pretty wonderful because people are receiving it so […]

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Film Review: ‘Thoroughbreds’

Remember the name Cory Finley. The astonishingly gifted writer-director of “Thoroughbreds” is going places, which could also be said for Olivia Cooke (“Vanity Fair”) and Anya Taylor-Joy (“Split”), the two note-perfect lead actresses who star in Finley’s icy psychological thriller — a refined, upper-class riff on “Heavenly Creatures,” “Fun,” and the entire wicked subgenre in […]

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‘Marrowbone’ Trailer: Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton & Mia Goth Discover Something Sinister

Screenwriter Sergio G. Sánchez is ready to step into the spotlight. The pen behind acclaimed films “The Orphanage” and “The Impossible” has rounded up a cast of rising stars for his directorial debut “Marrowbone,” a ghost story that has more a few tricks up its sleeve.Starring George MacKay (“Pride,” “Captain Fantastic“), Anya Taylor-Joy (“The Witch, […]

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