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‘Christine’ trailer starring Rebecca Hall and Michael C. Hall

The true story of Christine Chubbuck shocked the nation and changed the landscape of television forever. It also allegedly provided part of the inspiration for Paddy Chayefsky’s script for the 1976 satire on the television industry, the Oscar-winning film Network. Set in 1974, Christine tells the story of an ambitious news reporter named Christine Chubbuck (Hall) who is relentlessly motivated to ...

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Disney’s MOANA trailer featuring new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda

A brand new trailer and poster for (one of) Disney’s Animated Feature Oscar contenders, Moana is here. Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a ...

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Check out the intense trailer for Tom Ford’s NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

OMG RED. The first thing you see is the traditional blue/green/yellow of Focus Features’ opening titles are dripping in deep, rich reds and oranges. It begins a mood that permeates the trailer for Tom Ford’s second feature film, Nocturnal Animals. As with Ford’s first film, A Single Man, the visuals here are striking and sensual. Amy Adams’ emerald green dress, ...

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2017 Oscars: Best Actress Just Became the Category of the Year

As if AwardsWatch wasn’t already the biggest fans of the Best Actress category (it’s always the heaviest trafficked and talked about section in the forums), the bench of this race is now so deep that there are now more contenders than slots to fill. Previous years have seen such a dearth of likely candidates that it almost becomes a chore ...

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Jessica Chastain is coming for your guns in the ‘Miss Sloane’ trailer

Just a day after it was announced that Natalie Portman in Jackie has entered the Best Actress Oscar race, the trailer and poster for Jessica Chastain’s gun-control drama Miss Sloane has dropped. Chastain plays the titular character, a Washington lobbyist set on passing a strict gun-control bill. The trailer, and Chastain, gives a bit of Zero Dark Thirty toughness and ...

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Nicole Kidman gets career tribute at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

Although it may be a smaller festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival has always been a bit of a haven from the big city affairs. Set amongst the peaceful surroundings of Marin County, the gateway to wine country, MVFF also attracts some serious star power to brighten up those nights. One of those brightest stars, Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, is set ...

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2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Shortlist

Winners to be announced in late September   LOS ANGELES, CA – Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.  The Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee will meet later this month to select up to five winners to receive year-long fellowships.  A total of 6,915 scripts were submitted for this year’s competition. ...

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Watch: Highlights from the HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE Concert at TIFF

Yesterday, an audience at the Toronto International Film Festival was treated to a live concert; HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE! Following select footage from HIDDEN FIGURES,  with performances by Pharrell Williams, Kim Burrell, and Lalah Hathaway and appearances by Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe! You can watch highlights from the experience now. Later today, tune in for a Facebook LIVE Q&A with Pharell ...

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73rd Venice Film Festival WINNERS: La La Land, Lav Diaz take top honors

Filipino director Lav Diaz took home the top prize from the 73rd Venice Film Festival with his newest (and one of his shortest) film, The Woman Who Left. Diaz had won once and been nominated another time in the Horizons section; this is his first win here. Recent winners of the the festival’s top award, The Golden Lion, have included ...

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LA LA LAND and ARRIVAL to Open 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 8, 2016) – Returning for its 39th year, the Mill Valley Film Festival (October 6 – 16, 2016), presented by the California Film Institute, announced today that the official Opening Night selections for 2016 are the Lionsgate release La La Land, and Paramount Pictures’ Arrival. Both films are fresh from their Telluride and Venice Film Festival premieres and will ...

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