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Anya Taylor-Joy Wins Her First Major Acting Award with Golden Globe for ‘Queen’s Gambit’

Anya Taylor-Joy is officially a top acting award winner thanks to the Netflix sensation “The Queen’s Gambit,” which earned the rising actress the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Limited Series. Taylor-Joy won the Globe over fellow nominees Cate Blanchett (“Mrs. America”), Daisy Edgar-Jones (“Normal People”), Shira Haas (“Unorthodox”), and Nicole Kidman (“The Undoing”). […]

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‘The Northman’: Anya Taylor-Joy And Nicole Kidman Tease Terrifying Film The World “Genuinely Hasn’t Seen Before”

Robert Eggers burst onto the scene five years ago with “The Witch,” a slow-burn horror film the likes of which most audiences hadn’t seen before, which launched the career of Anya Taylor-Joy. Now, the actress is reuniting with Eggers for his Viking revenge movie “The Northman,” which is on track to be as unique (or […]

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Robert Eggers Says Original ‘Lighthouse’ Pitch Had an Erection, but Studios Didn’t Want Nc-17 Movie

Robert Eggers’ 2019 buddy movie from hell “The Lighthouse” was a lot. The writer/director’s followup to “The Witch” looks eerily prescient now as a tale of two men — played by Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe — literally trapped in quarantine, at their wits’ end, verbally and physically sparring in an eponymous lighthouse. But what […]

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Robert Eggers’ Viking Movie ‘The Northman’ Will Be More Epic Than ‘The Witch’ and ‘The Lighthouse’

Robert Eggers has established himself as an exciting filmmaker to watch with stylish low-budget horror films like The Witch and The Lighthouse, but he may just outdo himself with his upcoming film, The Northman. The director has been forced to change his prepping process for The Northman production, not just because of the ongoing coronavirus […]

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Another ‘Hellraiser’? Yawn. Hollywood, Original Horror Movies Are Nothing to Fear

“Hellraiser.” “The Others.” “The Night of the Hunter.” “Salem’s Lot.” That’s four horror remakes in the pipeline, all announced in just the last week. And all of them feel like setups for failure, especially with untouchable masterpieces like Charles Laughton’s “Night of the Hunter” or Alejandro Amenábar’s “The Others.” “Salem’s Lot” has been adapted three […]

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Oscars: Cinematographers Explain How They Got Their Shots

Jarin Blaschke — “The Lighthouse”The startling black-and-white cinematography of “The Lighthouse” struck a chord with the Academy, resulting in Blaschke’s first nom after 20 years of work in the independent film scene. Having previously collaborated with director Robert Eggers on their acclaimed horror film “The Witch,” the duo went to new lengths in psychological terror […]

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Filming ‘The Lighthouse’ Started With Robert Pattinson Masturbating and Got Crazier From There

[Editor’s note: The following post contains minor spoilers for “The Lighthouse.”]Robert Eggers’ “The Lighthouse” is one of the year’s most acclaimed genre offerings, and the behind-the-scenes stories from the film’s grueling production are quickly becoming as insane as the film itself (see Robert Pattinson eating mud and vomiting). For Eggers, filming his follow-up to “The […]

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Ari Aster Has the Best Outlook on Getting D+ CinemaScore: ‘God Bless Them’

No filmmaker wants his or her film to earn a D CinemaScore, but Ari Aster refuses to be disappointed by the letter grade. The writer-director’s feature debut “Hereditary” opened nationwide in June 2018 and got slammed with a D+ grade from moviegoers. CinemaScore determines grades by polling select opening night audiences, so lower-graded films are […]

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