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San Francisco International Film Festival lineup: ‘Tully,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You,’ ‘A Kid Like Jake’ and more

The longest-running film festival in the Americas, the SFFILM Festival is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and a major cultural event in the Bay Area. The annual lineup features marquee premieres, international competitions, new media work, live performances, and compelling artist talks. The 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival runs April 4–17 at venues in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. The …

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Kristen Stewart set to play screen icon Jean Seberg in ‘Against All Enemies’

Kristen Stewart will portray screen icon Jean Seberg (Breathless) for Una director Benedict Andrews. The film, currently titled Against All Enemies, focuses on an ambitious young FBI agent (Jack O’Connell) assigned to investigate the iconic actress when she becomes involved in the tumultuous civil rights movement of 1960s Los Angeles. Stewart has made strides to rid herself of her Twilight-era …

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Get ready to cry: here’s the first teaser for ‘Life Itself’ with Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde from ‘This Is Us’ creator

From Dan Fogelman, the creator of the Emmy and Screen Actors Guild-winning television series This Is Us comes his second feature film, the sure to be tear-inducing Life Itself. The film centers on a couple (Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde) that lead a multi generational love story spanning both decades and continents, from the streets of New York to the Spanish …

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Madonna’s next directorial effort: biopic of ballerina Michaela DePrince

Grammy-winning superstar and Queen of Pop Madonna will be Taking Flight. That’s the title of the next film she will be directing, a biopic of ballerina Michaela DePrince, the Sierra Leone-born dancer who fled her country’s civil war (where both of her parents were killed or died) to become the youngest dancer in the history of the Dance Theatre of …

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Dan Gilroy’s Jake Gyllenhaal-Rene Russo thriller adds Toni Collette, Daveed Diggs, Natalia Byer and more

Dan Gilroy’s untitled Netflix thriller (although the title Velvet Buzzsaw has been bandied about online) reteaming him with Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo has amped up its star wattage adding Oscar nominees Toni Collette and John Malkovich as well as Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs, Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Zawe Ashton and Stranger Things breakout Natalia Byer. Gilroy earned …

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‘Sorry to Bother You’ trailer and character posters of Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer and more

A huge hit at Sundance and the feature film debut from writer/director Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You offers you an alternate present-day version of Oakland, CA where a telemarketer discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe. Sorry to Bother You boasts a killer cast that includes Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out) Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok), Terry …

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What Some of This Year’s Oscar Winners and Nominees Have Coming Up in 2018

Wondering what this year’s directing and acting Oscar winners and nominees are up to for 2018? Check out what’s up next for Guillermo del Toro, Gary Oldman, Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney and more, below. BEST DIRECTOR Guillermo del Toro (winner) – del Toro has no films set for release in 2018 but as a producer and writer has …

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Roadside Attractions and Miramax set Kevin Macdonald’s ‘Whitney’ doc for Summer

(Los Angeles, March 12, 2018) — Roadside Attractions and Miramax will release Whitney, Academy Award®-winning director Kevin Macdonald’s highly anticipated documentary about the life and career of legendary superstar Whitney Houston this summer in the United States on July 6th, it was announced today by Roadside Attractions presidents and co-founders Howard Cohen and Eric d’Arbeloff, along with Miramax’s CEO Bill Block.  Executive producers …

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2018 Cannes: ‘Nocturama’ director Bertrand Bonello to chair the Cinéfondation and short films jury

French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello (Tiresia, L’Apollonide, Saint Laurent) will succeed Christian Mungiu to chair the Cinéfondation and short films Jury of the 71st edition of the Festival de Cannes. From his very first film (Something Organic, 1998) to Nocturama (2016), Bertrand Bonello has occupied a unique place in the cinematographic landscape. His filmography includes seven feature films and eight short films, all …

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