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Frameline 39: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Lineup

Frameline, the world’s oldest and largest LGBTQ film festival has announced its ambitious lineup for Frameline 39 and features the world premiere of Justin Kelly’s film I Am Michael, starring James Franco and Zachary Quinto. The festival will also see the Bay Area premiere of Tab Hunter Confidential from award-winning documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz, who will be receiving the Frameline Award. Established ...

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TRAILER: Meryl Streep Rocks It Out in ‘Ricki and the Flash’ trailer

From Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) and Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno) comes the trailer for Sony‘s Ricki and the Flash and starring three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep. Yep, that’s a lot of Oscars in that group. In the film, Streep plays Ricki Randazzo, an old-school rocker who left her family in her order to pursue her ...

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58th SF Film Fest Winners: Of Men and War, Sworn Virgin and More

The 58th San Francisco International Film Festival has wrapped and winners were announced last night in Director, Documentary, Narrative, Short and Student film categories. In all, nearly $40,000 was given by the festival to various filmmakers. GOLDEN GATE NEW DIRECTORS PRIZE Winner: “Sworn Virgin,” Laura Bispuri (Italy/Switzerland/Germany/Albania/Kosovo) GOLDEN GATE AWARDS FOR DOCUMENTARY FEATURES  Documentary Feature Winner: “Western,” Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross ...

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TRAILER: Tense First TV Spot for ‘Southpaw,’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal

It doesn’t come out for almost three months but the first TV spot for The Weinstein Company‘s Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is out and it’s a tense 30 seconds. Gyllenhaal stars as Billy “The Great” Hope, an up and coming boxer trying to balance career and family and features Gyllenhaal in the polar opposite of physical shape from his Nightcrawler ...

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Carol’ Compilation Footage

Ahead of its Cannes debut we have two minutes of compilation footage from Todd Haynes’s Carol, the highly anticipated 1950s lesbian drama from novelist Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr. Ripley) and starring two-time Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine, The Aviator) and Oscar-nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). The compilation is a bit messy and there is no ...

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First Look at Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard In Macbeth

Hot off the presses of Empire come three new pics of Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in the highly anticipated new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown) and with costumes by Oscar winner Jacqueline Durran (Anna Karenina). The film will be debuting at Cannes in just a matter of weeks with Cotillard very much in the running for ...

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New Pics of Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

New set pics have emerged from the Oliver Stone film Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden, the CIA employee who leaked thousands of classified documents to the press and is currently in hiding. The film is currently shooting in Hong Kong with an expected release date of December 25, 2015. This puts Gordon-Levitt right in the mix for Best ...

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Cannes 2015: Queer Palm Films Announced with an All-Female Jury

The Queer Palm is an independently sponsored prize for selected LGBT-relevant films entered into the Cannes Film Festival. The award was founded in 2010 by journalist Franck Finance-Madureira who ensures the organization each year. It is sponsored by Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau, filmmakers of Jeanne and the Perfect Guy, The Adventures of Felix, Crustacés et Coquillages, and L’Arbre et ...

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TRAILER: Johnny Depp Channels Joe Pesci in ‘Black Mass’ Trailer

The chilling trailer for Johnny Depp’s Black Mass has dropped and in it he plays a cat and mouse game over a card table that echoes Joe Pesci’s “Am I here to amuse you?” clip from his Oscar-winning role in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas. He could be in the hunt this year for another Best Actor nomination, anything to rinse out ...

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