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ARRIVAL lands with its first teaser trailer

After the first look at Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner in Denis Villeneuve’s new sci-fi thriller ARRIVAL dropped a few days ago, now comes the teaser trailer. Feeling more cerebral and emotional than FX-driven, there is an element that also feels like what we thought Interstellar was going to be like before it ended up being a convoluted mess. Based ...

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TIFF 2016: Free Fire, starring Oscar winner Brie Larson, to Headline Midnight Madness

TORONTO — Run for cover and grab your loved ones, Midnight Madness just unleashed its terrorific lineup for the 41st Toronto International Film Festival®. From high-octane crime films, gruesome visceral horrors, to a creepy, hair-raising documentary, and nerve-wrenching thrillers, this year’s slate will whet all appetites and leave audiences shocked, thrilled and checking under their beds before turning out the lights. Midnight Madness ...

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TIFF 2016: Documentary Lineup Includes Films from Leonardo DiCaprio, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Jim Jarmusch

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival’s 2016 documentary programme presents a diverse collection of works from award-winning directors including Steve James, Raoul Peck, Errol Morris, and Werner Herzog, plus new talent telling stories in global hot spots such as Syria, Pakistan, and Myanmar. Leonardo DiCaprio is prominently featured in a rousing call to action on climate change in The Turning Point, in ...

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2017 Oscars: FULL LIST of Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

The first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission for 2017 was Switzerland with My Life as a Courgette. The film is also in contention for Animated Feature and could make either or (less likely) both. The French stop-motion feature is adapted from a children’s novel about an orphan trying to adapt to life in a group home. The final films to submit were Malaysia, ...

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The Lost City of Z to Close New York Film Festival, Aims for a 2017 Bow

James Gray’s much anticipated The Lost City of Z has been announced as the Closing Night Film of the New York Film Festival. NYFF previously announced that Ava DuVernay’s documentary The 13th will open the festival, while the Mike Mills’s 20th Century Women will premiere in the Centerpiece slot. The Lost City of Z tells the true story of famed British explorer Percy ...

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Jimmy Fallon to Host 2017 Golden Globes

Comedian Jimmy Fallon will host the 74th Golden Globes next year, it was announced today. Fallon has previously hosted The Emmys (where he is a double nominee this year for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) but this will be his first Golden Globes. He takes over for Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey & Amy Poehler before him. “We’re thrilled ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Sets Its 2017 Awards Timeline

The full timeline for next year’s Directors Guild of America nominations, voting and awards has been set with Television, Documentary and Commercial nominees being announced January 11, 2017 and Feature Film and First Time Feature Film nominations announced the next day, January 12. The voting period begins immediately after the nominations announcement and the awards dinner will be held February ...

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2016 Venice Film Festival Lineup: Amy Adams x 2, ‘Jackie,’ Terrence Malick

The lineup for the 73rd Venice Film Festival is giving a bit of deja vú of this week’s TIFF lineup with La La Land, Arrival and Nocturnal Animals all hitting the Lido before jumping over to Toronto. That’s another double for Amy Adams, whose Arrival hasn’t even shown us a single production still, and Nocturnal Animals. Director Tom Ford’s sophomore effort ...

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TIFF 2016 Lineup: Arrival, Nocturnal Animals, Lion, La La Land and more

The first batch of films set to show at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival is here and it’s huge. So many high profile Oscar hopefuls, galas and premieres and there are still so many more to come. Many actors are going to be very busy at TIFF this year with multiple films showing. Rooney Mara has three major debuts: ...

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