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Movies New to Netflix in January: ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ and More

As Netflix heads into its first legitimate Oscar season, the streaming giant is hoping to pull out nominations and wins for “Roma,” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” and “Girl.” Lest Netflix lose sight of its one true purpose, the platform will be streaming the entire “Indiana Jones” franchise beginning in January. The streamer announced today […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ and More HBO Hits Are Streaming for Free All Weekend

Instead of celebrating the pillaging and theft of Indigenous peoples’ land this Thanksgiving, why not give thanks for something (at least slightly) less problematic? HBO is streaming all of its programming for free — all weekend long. As part of a Thanksgiving partnership with cable streaming service Xfinity, the premium channel is opening the gates […]

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Save ‘FilmStruck’: Paul Thomas Anderson, Christopher Nolan & Dozens Of Top Name Filmmakers Rally Around Canceled Streaming Service

When cinephile mensch Guillermo del Toro starts something, generally good things happen. Now, we probably can’t give all the credit to the Academy-Award-winning director of “The Shape Of Water.” Yet, ever since Warner Bros. and Turner Classics Movies shuttered FilmStruck—Netflix for film obsessives; an ambitious cinephile streaming service that housed All the Criterion Collection films, […]

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Fox Searchlight Executive Cassandra Butcher Joins Bron Studios as Chief Marketing Officer

Fox Searchlight veteran Cassandra Butcher has joined Bron Studios as chief marketing officer.In her new role, Butcher will oversee all the company’s marketing campaigns and collaborate with Bron’s distribution and sales partners.Butcher will work alongside chief content officer Anjay Nagpal and recently appointed chief strategy officer Ashley Levinson. She will also be a part of […]

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Filming Begins on Scott Cooper’s Horror Thriller ‘Antlers’, Produced by Guillermo del Toro

Fox Searchlight announced today that filming has begun on the horror thriller Antlers, which is the first project to come to fruition under Guillermo del Toro’s deal with the studio that sees him developing live-action projects in the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genres that he’ll produce, write, and/or direct. The deal was hatched after del […]

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‘Free Solo’ Sets Documentary Record at Indie Box Office

While “Fahrenheit 11/9” wasn’t was box office analysts expected, this weekend saw The Year of the Documentary strike again with the arrival of National Geographic’s “Free Solo” in the indie box office, and with it, a new per screen average record for docs.Telling the story of climber Alex Hannold’s quest to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan […]

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“Roma” roars to a Golden Lion win at Venice and “The Favourite” is royally rewarded as is star Olivia Colman

Alfonso Cuaron claimed the coveted Golden Lion at the 75th Venice International Film Festival for his much-lauded “Roma,” a semi-biographical black-and-white neo-realist depiction of middle-class Mexico in the ’70s. He previously launched “Gravity” at the same event in 2013, which would win seven Academy Awards.What made this year’s moment extra-sweet was that jury president and […]

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Venice Film Festival: 10 Must-See Movies at This Year’s Festival, From a Bloody Vince Vaughn to Jeff Goldblum as a Lobotomist

Until a few years ago, the Venice Film Festival wasn’t viewed as much of an awards-season bellwether. After the success of “La La Land” and “The Shape of Water,” it’s hard to imagine it as anything else. And while this year’s edition of the world’s oldest film festival boasts Damien Chazelle’s “First Man,” Alfonso Cuarón’s […]

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