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Robert Eggers Envies Medieval Craftsmen, Says It’s Hard to Be Creative in ‘Modern Secular Society’

In his first three films, Robert Eggers has consistently looked to the past to explore the darkest corners of the human experience, often focusing on the idea of obsession. So it’s hardly surprising that the director would have some interesting thoughts about how life as an artist has evolved over time.In a new interview with […]

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The 40 Movies You Need to Know Right Now for Oscars 2023: ‘Elvis,’ ‘Blonde,’ and More

Just when you think you’re out, the Academy Awards will inevitably pull you back in. Not even a viral slap could silence our awards season buzz as we look toward next year’s Oscars.The 2022 Cannes Film Festival lineup boasts plenty of contenders, with Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” and George Miller’s “Three Thousand Years of Longing” both […]

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The Northman Is Now Avenging Father, Saving Mother, & Killing Fjölnir On Peacock

If you didn’t get a chance to see Robert Eggers’ “The Northman” in theaters, now’s your chance. Vikings are all the rage between this film, “Vikings: Valhalla,” the game “Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla,” and the upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder.” Eggers new film, based on a classic Norse saga about vengeance, is now officially streaming on […]

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Three Movies Claim #1 VOD Slots and None Are Superhero Movies: Is This What Hope Feels Like?

Three new recent theatrical releases, two of which have grossed over 50 million, all of which were in this weekend’s theatrical Top Ten, share the #1 VOD chart spots among the listings we follow. This rare split is accompanied by another never before seen occurrence that may never happen again.“The Lost City” (Paramount), “The Northman” […]

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Alexander Skarsgård And Dane DeHaan Will Play Reluctant Tiger Hunters In The Tiger

“The Northman” star Alexander Skarsgård is teaming up with Dane DeHaan, producer Darren Aronofsky, and Ukrainian writer-director Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi for “The Tiger,” a film adaptation of the bestselling book by John Vaillant. As Amleth in “The Northman,” Skarsgård may be eager to avenge his father, save his mother, and kill his uncle Fjölnir, but his character in “The Tiger” will be considerably […]

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Alexander Skarsgard, Dane DeHaan Starring in ‘The Tiger’ From Ukrainian Director Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi

Alexander Skarsgard will star in “The Tiger” as the leader of a group of men tasked with protecting the endangered cats from poachers and loggers.The actor recently headlined the blood-drenched viking epic “The Northman,” receiving a great deal of attention for his physical transformation into a chiseled Norse avenger. He will team here with Ukrainian […]

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‘Mothers’ Instinct’: Neon Nabs Anne Hathaway & Jessica Chastain 1960s-Set Psychological Thriller

Neon is one of the great modern film distribution companies. They brought Bong Joon-ho‘s stellar Best Picture winner “Parasite” to domestic theaters, Kristen Stewart‘s acclaimed Princess Diana drama “Spencer,” and will be releasing David Cronenberg‘s body horror film “Crimes of The Future” in early June, and Brandan Cronenberg‘s (“Possessor“) upcoming sci-fi thriller “Infinity Pool“ starring […]

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Directing TV Means Less Creative Freedom, but These Filmmakers Have Never Been Happier (Column)

It might seem counterintuitive to make the case for filmmaking as a career when so much about the profession can sound like a charity case. The money is in TV, and its so-called Golden Age provides golden opportunities. I may advocate for the success of original cinematic feats like “The Northman,” but will just as […]

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