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Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart have an axe to grind in ‘Lizzie’ trailer

Tomorrow marks the 126th year anniversary of the infamous 1892 axe murder of the Borden family in Fall River, Massachusetts. Based on the true story, Academy Award® nominee Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don’t Cry, HBO’s “Big Love”) stars as Lizzie Borden, the notorious woman at the heart of one of the most enduring mysteries in American history. After a lifetime of …

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2018 Cannes: Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart, Denis Villeneuve Among the Jury of the 71st Cannes Film Festival

Award-winning actors, filmmakers and musicians will join jury president for the 71st Cannes Film Festival, among them Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart and Denis Villeneuve. They represent seven nationalities and five continents and break female on the gender ratio line 5 to 4. This year’s festival runs May 8-19. The jury for this year’s festival is: Chang Chen – Chinese Actor …

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Kristen Stewart set to play screen icon Jean Seberg in ‘Against All Enemies’

Kristen Stewart will portray screen icon Jean Seberg (Breathless) for Una director Benedict Andrews. The film, currently titled Against All Enemies, focuses on an ambitious young FBI agent (Jack O’Connell) assigned to investigate the iconic actress when she becomes involved in the tumultuous civil rights movement of 1960s Los Angeles. Stewart has made strides to rid herself of her Twilight-era …

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AwardsWatch Forums’ 50 Favourite Performances of 2017

For the last five years, the AwardsWatch forums have compiled their 50 Favourite Performances of the year and the results for 2017 are in. Once we enter the top 20 it’s impressive how many performances showed up that didn’t earn #1 mentions but were on so many ballots, and still had a high placement on those ballots, earned such high rankings. …

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My Picks for the Best Films and Performances of 2017

Hey look, another Top 10 list. But wait, there’s more! Thinking about the films that I loved this year it was those that challenged me that I got the most from. Divisiveness wasn’t just in the political and social spectrums this year. Films like mother! and The Killing of a Sacred Deer split audiences. Even the new Star Wars found …

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New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) Predictions

The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) announces their best of 2017 film tomorrow and I have my predictions. I’m expecting a lot of love for Call Me By Your Name, Lady Bird and Get Out from the group and even though we’re essentially only a week into this awards season it’s probably only a matter of time before those …

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New ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Featurette

This new featurette for one of the most anticipated films of the fall, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, gives us new insight into director Ang Lee’s choice to film the movie in 3D, 4K and at 120 frames per second. Trying to create a revolutionary, completely immersive experience in a drama as opposed to a sci-fi blockbuster like we’re used …

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (October)

Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) and Naomie Harris (Moonlight) still hold onto the #1 and #3 spots but look at Nicole Kidman in Lion. Not only does she volley from #5 to #3 this month, she more than doubles her points. Her reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival, where the film debuted, were very good and her return …

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (September)

Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) is not ready to relinquish her crown just yet but Naomie Harris (Moonlight) is sure getting close. She moves up another two points putting her and Williams within spitting distance of each other for the top spot. With Moonlight‘s incredible response at Telluride (and future festivals, to be sure), Harris could end up on …

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