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Trailer for ‘Denial,’ starring Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall

A new player in this Oscar race has emerged; from Participant Media, BBC Films and Bleecker Street comes the the trailer for the Mick Jackson film Denial. It stars Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener), Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom, Michael Clayton) and Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner). The film, which is based on a true ...

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Frameline 40: 5 Films You Must Watch

Frameline 40 is about to kick off and here are five movies that well represent this year’s festival. From coming of age stories, great docs, emerging sexualities and comedy-dramas there is something for everyone at this year’s fest. Here are five great choices. Closet Monster Like a gay Donnie Darko with a Disney sidekick and an Xavier Dolan sensibility, Oscar (played ...

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Jessica Chastain Means Business in Poster for Gun-Control Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’

The poster for Jessica Chastain’s gun-control drama Miss Sloane was released today, just a few weeks after the film wrapped principal photography. Directed by John Madden (Shakespeare in Love) and written by Jonathan Perera, whose screenplay was ranked in the Top 5 of Hollywood’s 2015 Black List, the annual list of the industry’s best unproduced scripts of the year. The film co-stars Alison ...

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2016 BET Award Nominations: Drake Leads with 9, Beyoncé and Rihanna Grab 5

The BET Awards nominations have been announced and Drake leads the field with 9 nominations. Beyoncé and Rihanna came in with five apiece and even Adele managed to crack the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist list. The group normally rewards black artists but in the past has given awards and nominations to Sam Smith (Best New Artist winner) and Justin Bieber. ...

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Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes Film Gets a Title (plus First Pics)

After what seems like eons, Warren Beatty’s previously untitled Howard Hughes film finally has a name and a release date – it will be called Rules Don’t Apply and be released by 20th Century Fox on November 11th. Given this date, Fox seems set on a strong awards push for the film which stars hot ‘It’ actor Alden Ehrenreich, Lily Collins, ...

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First Look: ‘Loving,’ starring Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton

With the unveiling of Jeff Nichols’s Loving at the Cannes Film Festival to mostly rapturous reviews (especially for Ruth Negga) comes the first clip of the film and two variations on the poster. The film tells the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a white man and black woman who marry in 1958, defying Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act of 1924. After ...

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Cannes 2016 Distribution Watch: What’s Been Picked Up

Sometimes it seems that for all of the prestige and pageantry of the Cannes Film Festival most American audiences will never see a majority of the films in competition and their interest in a festival that feels so exclusive and elusive can often make them look for the next superhero movie at their multiplex rather than the upcoming Assayas. Well, this ...

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