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2016 MTV Movie Award Winners: Star Wars Wins Movie of the Year

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and its star Daisy Ridley, took home three MTV Movie Awards

  Although the show isn’t set to air until this evening, the winners of the 2016 MTV Movie Awards have been announced (presumably to court more appearances from said winners, a la The People’s Choice Awards) and if being the biggest movie of all time wasn’t enough Star Wars: The Force Awakens took home three wins, including Movie of the Year. ...

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First Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’


Steven Spielberg’s new film, The BFG, based on Roald Dahl’s beloved classic, has its first official trailer. The film stars Oscar-winner Mark Rylance (Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies) as The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) who attempts to save a little girl named Sophie from even bigger giants who wish to eat her. The screenplay was adapted by Melissa Mathison and was ...

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‘Carol,’ ‘Sense8,’ ‘Transparent’ Top GLAAD Media Awards


GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Association Against Defamation, gave out its 27th annual awards in Beverly Hills last night and Carol was the Outstanding Film (wide release) and the television shows Sense8 and Transparent received TV series honors. Lilly Wachowski made her first public appearance since transitioning to accept her award for Sense8. The GLAAD awards focus on fair representation ...

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San Francisco International Film Fest Announces Lineup incl. Maggie’s Plan, The Family Fang, High-Rise

Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore in 'Maggie's Plan'

  The 59th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) has announced its full lineup for 2016 and it features new films from Oscar winners Julianne Moore (Maggie’s Plan) and Nicole Kidman (The Family Fang) as well as world premieres of Escapes from Michael Almereyda and The Joneses from Moby Longinotto. Previously announced were the Opening, Closing and Centerpiece films of the ...

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The Academy Launches 2016 Student Academy Awards® Competition


New Expanded Foreign Film Category Winners Eligible for Oscars® LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2016 Student Academy Awards® competition.  All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration.  The entry deadline for submissions is Wednesday, June 1. New this year, the Foreign Film category has been expanded to include separate awards for ...

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59th SFIFF Announces Opening, Centerpiece, Closing Night Films


  San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society has announced the highly anticipated Big Nights selections for the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21–May 5), including its Opening Night, Centerpiece and Closing Night programs. The two-week event kicks off with Whit Stillman’s hilarious and wry Love & Friendship (Ireland 2016), an adaptation of a Jane Austen novella starring ...

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