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Oscar winner Sissy Spacek joins Julia Roberts drama ‘Homecoming’ at Amazon

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter) is the latest to join the Julia Roberts 30-minute Amazon drama Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. Homecoming is based on a fictional podcast series of the same name about employees at a secret government agency who are eager to re-enter civilian life. Spacek will play Roberts’ mother. Podcast creators Eli Horowitz and ...

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Get ready to cry: here’s the first teaser for ‘Life Itself’ with Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde from ‘This Is Us’ creator

From Dan Fogelman, the creator of the Emmy and Screen Actors Guild-winning television series This Is Us comes his second feature film, the sure to be tear-inducing Life Itself. The film centers on a couple (Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde) that lead a multi generational love story spanning both decades and continents, from the streets of New York to the Spanish ...

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Official Trailer and Poster for Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck

Based on Brian Selznick’s critically acclaimed novel Ben (Pete’s Dragon’s Oakes Fegley) and Rose (newcomer Millicent Simmonds) are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and ...

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Trailer for Richard Linklater’s ‘Last Flag Flying’ with Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, Laurence Fishburne

Academy Award nominee Richard Linklater (Boyhood, the Before series) returns with the ‘spiritual’ sequel to 1973’s Oscar-nominated The Last Detail with Last Flag Flying. Starring Oscar nominees Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Steve Carell (Foxcatcher) and Laurence Fishburne (What’s Love Got to Do With It) and with Amazon Studios behind it, your dad porn film for 2017 is here. Sully, Bridge of Spies, ...

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Cannes Unveils ‘Wonderstruck,’ the First Oscar Player of the Festival

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has just kicked off and the new film from Todd Haynes, Wonderstruck, was first out of the gate and gives us the festival’s first Oscar player. The first reviews and reactions were overall positive, if not the glowing and rapturous reviews that greeted Haynes’ Carol two years ago. But, as we saw, the best of ...

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Frontrunner Friday: Female Directors, Auteurs, Oscar Favorites and a WWII-heavy slate

Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Project, Downsizing, The Post and Mudbound head up this week’s Frontrunner Friday So early, still so many predictions of the ‘good on paper’ variety but that isn’t stopping us from looking at what is or might be drawing buzz towards the march to Oscar next season. Kathryn Bigelow’s (still) Untitled Detroit Riots Project remains in the top ...

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New Trailer and Poster for Iran’s Oscar Entry ‘The Salesman’

From award-winning writer/director Asghar Farhadi (The Oscar-winning A SEPARATION, THE PAST, ABOUT ELLY, FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY) comes a masterful, intimate and suspenseful new drama, THE SALESMAN, Iran’s official Oscar® entry for Best Foreign Language Film. Winner of the Best Actor (Shahab Hosseini) and Best Screenplay (Farhadi) awards at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the film also screened as a Special Presentation during the ...

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First Trailer for Amazon Studios’ ‘Manchester by the Sea’

One of the most anticipated films of the awards season has dropped its first trailer. Manchester by the Sea, from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret), details the story of Lee Chandler (Oscar-nominee Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), a handyman whose brother suddenly dies, leaving him with the potential guardianship of ...

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