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Annette Bening Shines in ’20th Century Women’ trailer

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“I think that, you know, having your heart broken is a tremendous way to learn about the world.” Ain’t that the truth. Is it just me or does it feel like it’s been forever since we’ve seen Annette Bening? Since 2010’s The Kids Are All Right her film profile has been pretty low, starring or co-starring in small, underseen (or ...

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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Swing for the ‘Fences’

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In an already heated Oscar race, we add one more piece to the puzzle with the release of the first trailer for Paramount Pictures’ ‘Fences.’ Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson, Fences tells the story of garbage collector Tony Maxson, a former baseball player in his younger years whose potential was cut short after ...

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First trailer for Ava DuVernay’s prison doc ’13th’ is a story “150 years in the making”

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  The first trailer for 13th, from Ava DuVernay (Selma), is a searing indictment on the enslavement of the black community in the United States via the 13th amendment and the political and financial explosion of the for-profit US prison system. The documentary, the first from DuVernay, features archival footage and testimonies from activists, politicians, and historians, including Michelle Alexander, ...

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39th Mill Valley Film Festival Master Class: The Women Behind Hidden Figures

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THE WOMEN BEHIND HIDDEN FIGURES  | MASTER CLASS SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 11:00am | SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER   SAN RAFAEL, CA. (September 23, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival (October 6 – 16, 2016), presented by the California Film Institute, is pleased to present a master class of THE WOMEN BEHIND HIDDEN FIGURES as part of the BEHIND THE SCREENS ...

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39th Mill Valley Film Festival to Spotlight Aaron Eckhart

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MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SPOTLIGHT ON AARON ECKHART OCTOBER 15TH, 2016   SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 23, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor actor Aaron Eckhart with a Spotlight, featuring an on-stage conversation, a screening of BLEED FOR THIS, and the presentation of the MVFF Award. Spotlight on Aaron Eckhart Aaron Eckhart’s blistering breakout role ...

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43rd Student Academy Awards® Winners Unveiled

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its 43rd Annual Student Academy Awards® on Thursday, September 22, in Beverly Hills. Pictured (left to right): gold medal winners Ahmad Saleh, Jimmy Keyrouz, Alicja Jasina, Maya Sarfaty, David Henry Gerson, Daphne Matziaraki and Alex Schaad.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its 43rd Annual Student Academy Awards® on Thursday, September 22, in Beverly Hills. Pictured (left to right): gold medal winners Ahmad Saleh, Jimmy Keyrouz, Alicja Jasina, Maya Sarfaty, David Henry Gerson, Daphne Matziaraki and Alex Schaad.   LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored ...

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39th Mill Valley Film Festival puts the Spotlight on Gael García Bernal

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MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SPOTLIGHT ON GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL OCTOBER 10TH, 2016 SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 21, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor actor-director-producer Gael Garcia Bernal with a Spotlight, featuring an on-stage conversation, a screening of NERUDA, and the presentation of the MVFF Award. Spotlight on Gael Garcia Bernal Actor-director-producer Gael García Bernal first ...

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’20th Century Women’ to receive Centerpiece Spotlight at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

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MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 20TH CENTURY WOMEN AS CENTERPIECE SPOTLIGHT OCTOBER 13TH, 2016 SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 22, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is pleased to present Mike Mills’ 20TH CENTURY WOMEN as the Festival’s Centerpiece Ensemble Spotlight program.  Mills will be on hand for the screening at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center onThursday, October 13th alongside ...

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are woke in the ‘Passengers’ trailer

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This Christmas, every moment counts. When you bring together the world’s two biggest movie stars, the pressure is on. Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook, The Hunger Games) and Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World) star in Passengers, a sure-fire blockbuster heading to theaters this Christmas. Visually quite stunning, with amazing production design and some very sly film nods ...

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