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Watch Timothée Chalamet explain who he is to Steve Carell in new clip from ‘Beautiful Boy’

Courtesy of Amazon Studios Amazon Studios has released a new clip for Beautiful Boy, which chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. In this clip, David (played by Academy Award nominee Steve Carell) tries to reconnect with his son Nic (played by Academy Award nominee Timothée Chalamet) as Nic desperately explains ‘This is me, dad, …

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AFI Fest Sets Nicole Kidman Tribute with ‘Destroyer’ Gala

The 2018 AFI Fest will host An Evening With Nicole Kidman. The event will include a conversation with the Academy Award-winning actress (The Hours) in a tribute to her career, followed by a Gala screening of her latest film, Annapurna Pictures’ Destroyer, on Tuesday, November 13th, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. The news comes right on the heels of the …

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87 Countries to Compete for Foreign Language Film Oscar

The final list is in and 87 countries have qualified to compete for the Foreign Language Film Oscar.  Afghanistan’s entry, Rona, Azim’s Mother, was not on the final list. No reason was given for its omission. This year features two countries entering for the first time; Malawi and Niger.  60 of the 87 selections come from directors having their films submitted …

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Interview: Maggie Gyllenhaal on ‘The Kindergarten Teacher,’ complex women and taking what she wants

Photo: Christian Hogstedt Maggie Gyllenhaal is no stranger to playing complex women on the verge of a personal awakening or exerting strength and confidence in a male-dominated world. From her breakthrough in Secretary (for which she won the National Board of Review’s Breakthrough award and was nominated for a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award) to Sherrybaby (another Golden Globe nomination) …

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Denzel Washington to receive 47th AFI Life Achievement Award

Denzel Washington will receive the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award, America’s highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Washington at a Gala Tribute on Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA. Recent recipients have included George Clooney (2018), Diane Keaton (2017), John Williams (2016) and Steve Martin (2015). Washington is the first non-white …

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Alexander Valley Film Festival: The Little Festival That Could

Fall brings us three things every year like clockwork; Daylight Savings Time, pumpkin spice lattes and film festivals. It seems that new festivals pop up every year, elbowing and angling for space in the crowded realm, be it big cities or small towns that want to offer their denizens first looks and fantastic cinema. Nestled in the Sonoma County side …

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Extended look at ‘Aquaman’ and Jason Momoa in the iconic suit

Warner Bros has released an extended look at Aquaman plus revealed the first look at the updated iconic orange and green suit. From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story …

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Academy launches Women’s Initiative featuring conversation with Hannah Gadsby and Lena Waithe

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with E! Entertainment and Swarovski, announced today the launch of Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative, comprised of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, the Academy Directory and annual events, all designed to create opportunities for female filmmakers to connect, share their stories and celebrate inclusion. This year’s events will take place on October 15 …

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