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Official Poster for Kevin Macdonald’s Houston doc ‘WHITNEY’

You saw the teaser poster, now Roadside Attractions and Miramax have revealed the official poster for Kevin Macdonald’s doc WHITNEY, which world premiered at the Cannes Film Festival two weeks ago. The poster features a never-before-seen photo of Houston shot by acclaimed photographer Randee St Nicholas. Over the years, Randee collaborated with Whitney Houston many times and opened up her archives to the ...

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‘Roseanne’ Barred: ABC cancels show but what does the future hold?

Words and actions have consequences. Roseanne, the reboot of one of the most popular network shows in the 90s and the #3 show this last season, has been canceled by ABC following a racist tweet by its star and creator, Roseanne Barr. Barr tweeted a comment about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett likening her to monkey from Planet of the ...

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Season 2 of ‘Queer Eye’ Set for June 2018

Season 1 of the reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was such a massive hit that the Fab Five aren’t wasting any time to keep you crying through summer. Queer Eye is back and ready to transform the stylistically challenged into hip and happening savants at the hands of the new Fab Five. These fearless ambassadors of taste ...

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Frameline42 Unveils Roster: Transmilitary, Ideal Home, We the Animals, Studio 54 and more

Frameline42, the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, will take place June 14-24 in San Francisco, Berkeley, and Oakland, with an expected attendance of over 60,000. Frameline, the world’s longest-running and largest LGBTQ film festival, showcases lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer cinema from more than 35 countries, including Brazil, Japan, Lebanon, Norway, Paraguay, Kosovo, South Africa, and Malaysia—with 52% ...

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Watch Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska in the official trailer for ‘Damsel’

Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson), an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American Frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska). As Samuel traverses the Wild West with a drunkard named Parson Henry (David Zellner) and a miniature horse called Butterscotch, their once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. A loving reinvention of the ...

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The ‘Mowgli’ trailer gives us a major Visual Effects Oscar contender

The first trailer for Mowgli, the second live-action telling of The Jungle Book is here and like its 2016 predecessor it’s going to be a major contender for the Visual Effects Oscar. It is the second feature film from actor Andy Serkis, whose first film Breathe was released last year. Serkis is best known for his motion-capture work in the ...

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Wrapping Up: Cannes Isn’t Back, It Never Left

The 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival has ended and with it came the fight with Netflix, causing them to pull out any movies for consideration (they wouldn’t budge on the festival’s rule requiring a film to play in France in a timely fashion – not the three-year hold Netflix currently has), an underwhelming opening night film in Everybody ...

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2018 Cannes Awards: Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ Wins Palme d’Or; Spike Lee Takes Grand Prix for ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Japan’s Hirokazu Kore-eda has won the highest honor from the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d’Or for Shoplifters. He previously won the Jury Prize for 2013’s Like Father, Like Son. Shoplifters (review here) is the story of a family, both blood and cobbled together, who scrape by with multiple jobs and supplement their survival with minor thievery that threaten to ...

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