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Sundance 2021: which films might break out this year?

From buzzy horrors to difficult dramas, this year’s low-key, mostly virtual festival offers a restricted yet intriguing selectionEven in any normal year, trying to predict what will and won’t land at the Sundance film festival is something of a fool’s errand. It’s a lineup filled with small, often totally unknown films, most of which don’t […]

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Dee Rees Reflects on Netflix Misfire ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’: ‘It Felt Like a Rite of Passage’

“The Last Thing He Wanted” was doomed from the start. Hopes were high at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival for director Dee Rees’ follow-up to the Academy Award-nominated “Mudbound,” but the film immediately suffered scathing reviews, dimming all hopes for its Netflix premiere. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, Rees talked about how she’s […]

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Netflix Reveals Its Top 10 TV Shows and Movies in the U.S. Today

Netflix revealed on Monday that “Love Is Blind” is currently the top TV series on the streaming service in the U.S., while its No. 1 film among domestic subscribers is “The Last Thing He Wanted.”That news came courtesy of Netflix’s “Top 10” lists feature, which launched earlier today and allows users to see the “most […]

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Dee Rees Reteams With Netflix for Anne Hathaway-Starrer ‘Last Thing He Wanted’

Netflix has picked up the worldwide rights to the thriller “The Last Thing He Wanted,” based on the Joan Didion novel.Anne Hathaway will star in and Dee Rees will direct, produce, and co-write the movie.Hathaway will portray the hardscrabble journalist Elena McMahon, who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran-Contra Affair’s arms for drugs […]

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