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James Gunn Clarifies Statement on Martin Scorsese and Marvel in Two-Year-Old Story That Just Won’t Die

As any entertainment journalist who has interviewed James Gunn will tell you, the director of comic book adaptations “Guardians of the Galaxy” and the upcoming “The Suicide Squad” is never shy about answering questions honestly and unreservedly. It’s a rare quality in such a public and successful figure in the entertainment industry, especially when so […]

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Martin Scorsese Kept Bashing Marvel Movies to ‘Get Press’ for ‘The Irishman,’ Says James Gunn

James Gunn brought Martin Scorsese’s viral comments on Marvel movies back into the spotlight during an appearance this week on MTV’s “Happy Sad Confused” podcast. Gunn said that Scorsese kept slamming Marvel movies in 2019 as a way to boost the press around his own new movie release, which was, at the time, the Netflix […]

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Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader Reunite for ‘Three-Year Series’ About ‘Origins of Christianity’

Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader are responsible for some of the most iconic and controversial films of all time, from “Taxi Driver” to “Raging Bull” and “The Last Temptation of Christ,” and now the pair are working together once again for a streaming series about the origins of Christianity. Schrader let the existence of the […]

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Watch: Go Behind the Scenes of ‘The Irishman’ With Criterion’s 36-Minute Making-of Documentary

What’s the point in owning the Criterion edition of Martin Scorsese‘s modern gangster masterpiece, The Irishman, you might ask? Well, we can debate about the benefits of digital versus physical copies for ages, but the special features alone would make it worth it. Criterion’s The Irishman Blu-ray release includes everything from video essays, scene breakdowns, […]

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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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‘Mank’ First Reactions: David Fincher’s Return Is ‘Brilliant,’ ‘Dense,’ and ‘an Oscars Heavyweight’

The first reactions for David Fincher’s “Mank” are in from film critics and journalists and they’re strong, although the script’s dense storytelling sounds like it won’t appeal to everyone. Netflix scored 10 Oscar nominations for Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” earlier this year across above- and below-the-line categories, and it seems like “Mank” could be heading […]

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Hans Zimmer Extended the Netflix ‘Ba-Dum’ for Theaters, and You Gotta Hear It

Just looking at the Netflix logo puts a sound in your ear, right? “Ba-dum.” The iconic two-note pop of sound that accompanies the splashy, colorful Netflix logo before a Netflix original starts streaming away for your pleasure. It’s simple, quick, to the point, and originally had a goat bleat attached to it (a wonderful fact […]

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Martin Scorsese Will Begin Shooting ‘Killers Of The Flower Moon’ In February 2021

It’s truly unfortunate that the movies of Martin Scorsese have turned into such impossible endeavors despite the legendary filmmaker proving himself time and time again. After the behind-the-scenes saga of convincing Netflix to finance his crime epic “The Irishman,” now the eyes turn towards the equally-hard-to-shoot “Killers of the Flower Moon.”Read More: Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers […]

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Netflix Film Publicity Vice President Julie Fontaine Stepping Down (Exclusive)

Veteran Hollywood communications executive Julie Fontaine is exiting her post at Netflix, insiders told Variety.Fontaine joined the streamer in 2017 as vice president of film publicity, where she worked closely with a group of executives including motion picture head Scott Stuber, indie film and documentary head Lisa Nishimura, vice president Tendo Nagenda, and awards and […]

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