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Inside the Release Strategy for Searchlight’s ‘Nomadland’: Hulu, IMAX, and Oscars

In the uncharted territory that is the 2021 Best Picture Oscar race, Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” may be the current front runner. The certainty is its release plan: Following last month’s one-week virtual cinema run for critic-group awards, Searchlight Films will open the Frances McDormand drama January 29 at a handful of IMAX locations nationwide, expand […]

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Matt Dillon’s still ready to rumble: ‘I have never lived a sheltered life’

He’s played a teen tearaway, a racist cop, a conman and a serial killer. But can he play a cellist? The star talks about his role in Yorgos Lanthimos’s first film since The Favourite – and making a jazz documentaryIn his time, Matt Dillon has been about as quintessentially American a screen presence as you […]

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‘The Crown’ Star Olivia Colman to Headline ‘Joyride’ – AFM

“The Crown” star Olivia Colman, Oscar-winner for “The Favourite,” will play the lead in “Joyride,” the first dramatic feature film from Emmy-wining documentary filmmaker Emer Reynolds (“The Farthest”).Colman will play Joy, a train-wreck who is on an adventure but ready to give away her new-born baby to her best friend. What she can’t anticipate is […]

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Olivia Colman Accepts Zurich Award, Praises Co-Star Anthony Hopkins

Currently shooting her new film and unable to travel to Switzerland due to new Covid-19 restrictions, British actress Olivia Colman tuned in live on Saturday to accept her Golden Eye Award at the Zurich Film Festival, taking place physically and celebrating its 16th edition. One of the festival’s most prestigious recognitions, counting the likes of […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos Set for ‘Favourite’ Reunion with New Gothic Western Monster Movie

Yorgos Lanthimos is reuniting with his “The Favourite” screenwriter Tony McNamara for an adaptation of Richard Brautigan’s 1974 Gothic Western novel “Hawkline Monster” (via The Wrap). The project is backed by New Regency and Element Pictures. McNamara’s script will follow two gunslingers who are hired by a 15-year-old girl to kill a monster that lives […]

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller Will Send Ryan Gosling Back to Space in New Astronaut Film

Directing power duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been tapped by MGM to direct the film adaptation of “The Martian” author Andy Weir’s upcoming novel. Variety first reported the news on Friday. The project has been in the works since March, when the studio scooped up Weir’s forthcoming “Project Hail Mary” for a cool […]

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‘The Great’ Trailer: The Writer Of ‘The Favourite’ Returns With Another Off-Beat, Funny Take On Royalty

There’s a very high likelihood that when you watch the trailer for Hulu’s upcoming series, “The Great,” you’re immediately struck by how similar the series feels to the Oscar-winning film, “The Favourite.” And you’d be right on the money, as “The Great” shares some serious DNA with its big-screen cousin.Read More: ‘Little Fires Everywhere’: Burning […]

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‘Three Billboards’ Director Martin McDonagh Sets Up Next Film at Searchlight (Exclusive)

Three years after the release of his Oscar best picture nominee “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” director Martin McDonagh has lined up his next project, an untitled feature film about a friendship gone sour in Ireland.McDonagh is reuniting with Disney’s Searchlight and the UK-based Film4, the companies behind “Three Billboards” and Academy Award winner “The […]

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How Joaquin Phoenix and Rebel Wilson Blew Up the BAFTAs, and What It Means for the Oscars

Heading toward the Oscars next Sunday, the BAFTAs mark the last of the Oscar precursor award shows, timed right when Oscar voters are filling out their ballots (due February 4). Behind the scenes, Oscar campaigners took full advantage by having their winners send messages to the Academy, both overt and subliminal. But it’s not all […]

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