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Our Brand Is Crisis and The Danish Girl Land Top Slots at TIFF

  Sometimes timing is everything. If you look at past schedules for the Toronto International Film Festival you’ll notice a few things; which films get multiple showings and when and where they show can be the right jumping off point for Oscar talk and TIFF’s most valuable player, their People’s Choice Award. Last year The Weinstein Company‘s The Imitation Game won ...

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Beautiful, lyrical trailer for Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH (Netherlands)

A lovely trailer for Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth debuted today, from the Netherlands. It’s lyrical, sweet and even though it doesn’t feature Jane Fonda’s much talked about wild, scene-stealing turn, it manages to evoke the sense of longing for the past that that lives up to the film’s title. Youth will be released by Fox Searchlight on December 5th.

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The Hateful Eight TRAILER

The trailer for the 8th film from two-time Oscar winning director Quentin Tarantino is here and it’s a pretty great looking two and half minutes. With vivid cinematography from Robert Richardson (Natural Born Killers, Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2) and a stellar cast of Oscar nominees like Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction), Bruce Dern (Nebraska) and Tim Roth (Rob ...

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Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Don Cheadle’s ‘MILES AHEAD’

Wouldn’t you know it, right after we post our August predictions for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress comes the news that Don Cheadle’s decade-long Miles Davis passion project and directorial debut Miles Ahead, which is set to close the New York Film Festival, gets a pick up today from Oscar powerhouse Sony Pictures Classics. We saw this happen at last ...

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OFFICIAL Submissions List for 2016 Foreign Language Film Oscar (Updating)

  We’ll be updating the list of foreign language film submissions for the 2016 Oscars right here as we head to the 10/1 deadline. Sony Pictures Classics‘ Son of Saul from Hungary and Aferim! from Romania were the first out of the gate. Currently, the frontrunners are ARGENTINA (The Clan), AUSTRIA (Goodnight Mommy), BRAZIL (The Second Mother), CHINA (The Wolf Totem), COLOMBIA ...

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Can Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford Handle the ‘Truth’?

Even though the film is due in less than three months, we’re just now getting our first look at Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford in the true story of the “Rathergate” period of CBS News when Dan Rather was unceremoniously on his way out after a 2004 report about George W. Bush’s ability to avoid service during the Vietnam War ...

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TRAILER: ‘Beasts of No Nation’ from Netflix

Netflix just dropped the trailer for its first feature film, the Venice and Toronto International Film Festival entry Beasts of No Nation and it’s a doozy. Visually sumptuous and arresting, tense and suspenseful, Netflix aims to really shake up the Oscar race as we know it just like it’s done with the Emmys for the last two years. The film, based on ...

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Fox Searchlight Pushes ‘Demolition’ to 2016

  Fox Searchlight announced today on Twitter that the Jean-Marc Vallée film Demolition, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts will be released April 8, 2016. That obviously takes it out of contention for the 2015 year Oscars and with it Gyllenhaal and Watts’s chances. But, both have other projects that can now feel the full push from their respective studios. ...

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The first trailer for ‘Joy’ Starts the Oscar Race Off with a Bang

The long anticipated first trailer for David O. Russell’s Joy is here and it’s surprising in that it looks to have depth and scope beyond its story and concept. When it was first revealed his follow-up to his triple punch of Oscar winning and nominated hits The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle was going to be the story ...

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