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‘The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs’ Trailer: The Coen Brothers’ Latest Is Getting A Theatrical Run Before Its Netflix Premiere

The Coen Brothers make unique films. The way they play with tone, the odd characters, and the unique story structures have all been hallmarks of the filmmakers’ filmography. And so far, it appears that “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” might be the duo’s most unique film to date.Read More: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Presents […]

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Netflix’s ‘Roma,’ ‘Ballad of Buster Scruggs,’ ‘Bird Box’ Get Exclusive Theatrical Releases

Netflix will release three major award contenders exclusively in theaters before debuting them on the streaming service.Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, considered to be an Oscar favorite, will receive the longest of these theatrical engagements. The film will be in cinemas for roughly three weeks, beginning on Nov. 21, before debuting on the streamer on Dec. 14. […]

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Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh to Star in Thriller ‘The Honest Thief’ From ‘Ozark’ Co-Creator

Liam Neeson and Kate Walsh will star in the independent action-thriller “The Honest Thief.”Mark Williams, co-creator of the Netflix series “Ozark,” will direct from a script by Steve Allrich. Neeson will portray a bank robber who tries to turn himself in because he’s falling in love with a woman — played by Walsh — who […]

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Italian Filmmakers, Exhibitors Slam Venice Biennale as Netflix “Marketing Vehicle”

Not everyone is thrilled by the awards given out in Venice by president Guillermo del Toro and his jury.Netflix came away Saturday night with its first major European film festival award for a narrative film, with Alfonso Cuaron taking the top prize, the Golden Lion, for his semi-autobiographical black and white film Roma. The streamer […]

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European Arthouse Entity Blasts Venice Chief Alberto Barbera For Pro-Netflix Stance

In the latest salvo against Netflix from the European arthouse community the International Confederation of Art Cinemas (Cicae) has lashed out against Venice Film Festival Artistic Director Alberto Barbera for having Netflix titles screening in competition.Cicae in a statement issued on Monday blasted Barbera for taking a different attitude than Cannes which earlier this year […]

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Venice Film Festival Lineup: Heavy on Award Hopefuls, Netflix and Star Power

New works from the Coen brothers, Paul Greengrass and Alfonso Cuaron are set to world-premiere at the Venice Film Festival, part of an impressive lineup that is heavy on award hopefuls, embraces Netflix wholeheartedly and promises high-wattage star power on the Lido.Venice artistic director Alberto Barbera unveiled six Netflix originals on the festival’s slate at […]

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2018 Venice Film Festival Lineup Includes New Movies from the Coen Brothers, Paul Greengrass, and More

And we thought the Tiff 2018 lineup was good. Today, the Venice Film Festival has announced their 2018 lineup, and there are some doozies on there that aren’t coming to Tiff. For starters, the Coen Brothers have gone and turned their anthology series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, into an anthology movie that will play […]

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Film News Roundup: Tim Blake Nelson Directing Sci-Fi Movie ‘Michael Zero’

In today’s film news roundup, Tim Blake Nelson is directing a sci-fi movie, a Garry Winogrand documentary gets distribution after winning an SXSW award and National CineMedia gets two new board members.Director AttachedTim Blake Nelson has come on board to direct the science-fiction movie “Michael Zero” for Millennium Media and Eclectic Pictures.“Michael Zero,” written by […]

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