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Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman on Making Musicals (and Horror!) at the Movies

Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman sat down for Variety’s Actors on Actors. For more, click here.Anyone who’s ever seen “The Greatest Showman” or “Les Misérables,” or the Broadway musical “The Boy From Oz,” knows that Hugh Jackman can belt out a tune. This Oscar season, however, he’s resting his singing voice and taking on another […]

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/Filmcast Ep. 494 – Widows (Guest: Aisha Harris from the New York Times)

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Jason Reitman’s latest film The Front Runner, praise Melissa McCarthy’s performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me, and get moved by Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix special. Later, Aisha Harris joins us to discuss Widows. Follow Aisha on Twitter. Be sure to check out David’s new podcast, Write Along. You can […]

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‘The Front Runner’ Election Day Opening Doesn’t Win Bipartisan Support; Hugh Jackman Pic Hopes On Weekend Voters

In an original effort to launch a movie about disgraced 1988 presidential candidate Gary Hart on Election Day, Bron Studios/Sony’s The Front Runner didn’t win many votes at the box office, fizzling with a combined $6,800 from two theaters in New York (AMC Lincoln Square and Regal Union Square) and two in Los Angeles (Landmark […]

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Film News Roundup: Jason Reitman Selected for John Cassavetes Award at Denver Film Festival

In today’s film news roundup, Jason Reitman wins the John Cassavetes award, the documentary “Race Against Time” gets a release and the Ray Harryhausen Foundation is planning “Force of the Trojans.”Film FestivalsThe Denver Film Festival has selected Jason Reitman as the recipient of its 2018 John Cassavetes Award for his work as a director, producer […]

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Tiffany Haddish’s ‘Limited Partners’ Rounds Out Cast (Exclusive)

Ari Graynor, Jacob Latimore, Karan Soni, Jimmy O. Yang, Natasha Rothwell, Jessica St. Clair, and Billy Porter have rounded out the ensemble of the Paramount Players comedy “Limited Partners” starring Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne.Miguel Arteta is directing the pic with Sam Pitman and Adam Cole-Kelly penning the script.The story centers on two female friends […]

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Hugh Jackman & Allison Janney Join ‘Thoroughbreds’ Director Cory Finley On An ‘Election’-esque High School Comedy

Hugh Jackman is expected to have a busy awards season coming up. Having put his superheroics behind, the actor has a new film, Jason Reitman’s “The Front Runner,” hitting theaters later this fall and Jackman is, again, looking at some potential nominations coming his way. However, before he can fully embrace the awards season craziness, […]

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Santa Barbara’s Kirk Douglas Award going to Hugh Jackman

The Front Runner star joins an honour roll including Judi Dench and Robert DeNiro.The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is to present its thirteenth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film to Hugh Jackman, star of upcoming awards contender The Front Runner.The award will be presented at a gala dinner at the Ritz Carlton […]

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‘The Front Runner’ Has a Great Cast and a Snappy Script, But Something’s Missing [Tiff]

Jason Reitman‘s The Front Runner turns a lens towards the three-week presidential campaign of Gary Hart and finds that it signaled the beginning of a whole new era of tabloid-based political coverage. “It’s none of their business,” is a line that gets repeated a lot in The Front Runner, Jason Reitman’s new political drama based […]

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