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Trailer for ‘Mid90s’, Jonah Hill’s nostalgic skater drama directorial debut

A24 has released the first trailer for Mid90s, the directorial debut from two-time Oscar nominee Jonah Hill (Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street). Presented in 4:3 ratio and evoking a Lords of Dogtown meets The Florida Project aesthetic, this nostalgic skater dramedy looks to be right in the wheelhouse for the Oscar-winning studio. It stars pint-sized lead Sunny Suljic (The …

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TIFF set to World Premiere ‘Widows,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘High Life’ and more

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival. Kicking it off are 21 World Premieres of hotly anticipated films from Oscar winners and nominees alike including Steve McQueen’s Widows with Viola Davis, Barry …

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Trailer for Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’

Peterloo is latest film from 7-time Academy Award nominee Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Happy-Go-Lucky), detailing the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform. Written and directed by Leigh, the film stars Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil …

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Hilary Swank goes back home in ‘What They Had’ trailer

Bleecker Street has revealed the trailer for its family drama heart-tugger, What They Had, and it could be an awards-season favorite. Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank (Boys Don’t Cry, Million Dollar Baby) stars as Bridget Ertz, a woman who returns home to Chicago at her brother’s (two-time Oscar nominee Michael Shannon) urging after their Alzheimer’s-stricken mother Ruth (two-time Emmy winner Blythe …

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Golden Globes: Key dates announced for nominations and awards show

The key dates for the 76th Golden Globe Awards have been announced yet, amazingly, without a network to put them on. While NBC has aired the top awards convergence of film and television since 1993, other networks – including CBS and Fox – have submitted bids for the glitzy and glamorous Hollywood event. Viewership and ad dollars are definitely a …

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Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy and Bruce Willis face off in first trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’

M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout originals-2000’s Unbreakable, from Touchstone, and 2016’s Split, from Universal-in one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass.  Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the …

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Interview: Emmy-nominated composer Nathan Barr on ‘The Americans’ and reviving a classic Wurlitzer organ

Composer Nathan Barr has received critical acclaim for his unmatched versatility, incorporating eclectic instruments from musical cultures across the world. Nathan recently completed construction on his new 8,000 square foot personal studio in Tarzana, California that can house 50-60 musicians. The studio, Bandrika (named after the fictional country in Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes, which I had forgotten!), houses the original Wurlitzer …

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Sony moves Tarantinto’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ up two weeks

Sony Pictures is moving Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ up two weeks to July 26, 2019 and off of the 50th anniversary of Sharon Tate’s murder. The star-studded film, purported to be the Oscar-winning director’s penultimate film, was originally planned to be released to coincide with the anniversary of the Manson Family murders on August 9, 1969. …

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