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WATCH: Three clips from Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ featuring John David Washington, Topher Grace, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier

Focus Features has dropped three clips from the upcoming Spike Lee joint BlacKkKlansman and I’ve got them here for you. BlacKkKlansman tells the 1970s era true story of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington),the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate …

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Bille August to head 40th Cairo International Film Festival Jury

Photo Credit: Photo AGF s.r.l./REX Shutterstock Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) announced that Cannes-winning Danish director Bille August will be Jury President of the International competition of the festival’s 40th edition this November from the 20th – 29th. August is one of only eight directors throughout history to receive the Palme d’Or twice – for 1987’s Pelle the Conqueror and …

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2018 Fall Festivals: Where We Are in the Oscar Race

The main fall festivals, Venice, Telluride and Toronto, always clue us in on how the studios position their 4th quarter films in terms of box office and/or awards contention. The past decade has seen every Best Picture Oscar winner since 2008’s Slumdog Millionaire play at Telluride and is the last stat standing in terms of using history to predict a …

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Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart have an axe to grind in ‘Lizzie’ trailer

Tomorrow marks the 126th year anniversary of the infamous 1892 axe murder of the Borden family in Fall River, Massachusetts. Based on the true story, Academy Award® nominee Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don’t Cry, HBO’s “Big Love”) stars as Lizzie Borden, the notorious woman at the heart of one of the most enduring mysteries in American history. After a lifetime of …

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First trailer for Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ commemorates James Baldwin’s birthday

The long-awaited trailer to Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to his Oscar-winning Moonlight is here. Jenkins has long been one of James Baldwin’s most ardent fans and debuts his adaptation of Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk on the celebrated author’s birthday, with Baldwin’s haunting words deeply embedded. “There are days when you wonder, what your role is in this country and what …

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Sanaa Lathan lets her hair down in trailer for ‘Nappily Ever After’

“When I was a kid, my hair was everything. I had to be fixed, only then was I perfect.” Based on Trisha R. Thomas’ best-selling novel of the same name, Nappily Ever After tells the story of Violet Jones (Sanaa Lathan) who has a seemingly perfect life — a high-powered job, an eligible doctor boyfriend and a meticulously maintained, flawless coiffure. But …

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Xavier Dolan’s ‘The Death and Life of John F. Donovan’ to World Premiere at TIFF 2018

Photo credit: TIFF The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed Xavier Dolan’s The Death and Life of John F. Donovan will have its World Premiere at the Festival this September. The surprise announcement was made at TIFF’s Canadian press conference, held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan follows the story of a young actor …

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