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Frameline 39: Tab Hunter, I Am Michael and 6 Others to Watch

  Frameline39, the 39th San Francisco Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival is just days away and I have your list of MUST watch films and events for the 11 day event, which culminates at the Pride Festival on Sunday the 28th. ALTO (Mikki del Monico) A lesbian gangster movie? Yep, that’s right. When Francesca del Vecchio, an aspiring singer …

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TRAILER: ‘The Martian,’ starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain

Ridley Scott goes back to space in the new drama The Martian, starring Matt Damon and based on the best-selling book of the same name. Damon plays astronaut Mark Watney who is left behind after a Mars mission is aborted and presumed dead. Only thing is he’s not. He wakes up after the brutal storm that forced his crew to …

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TRAILER: Spielberg and Hanks Re-Team for ‘Bridge of Spies’

Oscar winners Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks re-team for the Cold War era thriller Bridge of Spies and we have the first trailer for the October release. The true story of a New York insurance lawyer tapped to negotiate the prisoner swap of an American pilot for a Russian spy was written by Matt Charman and Joel & Ethan Coen …

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‘The Walk’ to Open 53rd New York Film Festival

Robert Zemekis’s biopic of twin towers wire walker Phillipe Petit (based on his memoir To Reach the Clouds) will open the 53rd New York Film Festival. The true story stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit, the Frenchman who walked between the twin towers on a wire in 1974. The documentary on this event, Man on Wire, won the Oscar for Best …

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TRAILER: First look at the breathtaking ‘Everest’ trailer with Jason Clarke and Jake Gyllenhaal

Universal Pictures has dropped the first trailer for its fall release Everest and it’s a breathtaking, nailbiting bit of suspense as it details the events of a hiking trip that turned tragic. The film stars Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal and is directed by Baltasar Kormakur (2012’s …

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TRAILER: Carey Mulligan is an Oscar Player in ‘Suffragette’

The trailer for Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette from Focus Features is here and it looks to be a major Oscar player this year. Inspired by real events, Mulligan plays Maud, a working wife and mother who is recruited by the women’s suffragette movement in the U.K. Meryl Streep plays Emmeline Pankhurst, the leader of the women’s rebellion and the film also …

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POLL: Who Will Win the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or?

With the festival starting to wind down and the awards presentation this Saturday, it’s definitely time for Palme d’Or prediction poll. Competition seems to be pretty heated between Carol from Todd Haynes, Mountains May Depart from Jia Zhang-Ke and Mia Madre from Nanni Moretti. But there’s also room for Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth to take it or even the ultra-bleak Son of …

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TRAILER: The Powerful and Tragic Amy Winehouse Doc ‘Amy’

From the creators of the award-winning documentary Senna comes the trailer for the sobering and heartbreaking story of Amy Winehouse, who rose from obscurity to overnight Grammy-winning fame and success only to have it fall apart in a public and harrowing way. Director Asif Kapadia’s Amy played Out of Competition at Cannes last week to universal acclaim and will be …

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