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CBS Films Scoops Up Julian Schnabel Van Gogh Pic with Willem Dafoe

CBS Films has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to At Eternity’s Gate, the Julian Schnabel-directed Vincent Van Gogh biopic starring Willem Dafoe. The film explores Van Gogh’s short but explosive painting career as well as his spiral into depression that end in the celebrated artist taking his own life. The film also stars Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen (earning raves ...

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Cannes Review: Mads Mikkelsen burns up the screen in icy ‘Arctic’

Survival films can go either way: they can be engaging viewing experiences that expand their scope beyond their basic premise or can be slogs that never rise above the level of average survival stories. ARCTIC falls somewhere in between: it doesn’t fully engage compared to better survival films but doesn’t fall completely flat either. But watching the film, we couldn’t ...

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2016 Cannes Jury Announced: Kirsten Dunst, Mads Mikkelsen, Arnaud Desplechin and more

George Miller has chosen his jury for the 69th Festival de Cannes and it includes a wealth of previous winners at Cannes, including Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia, 2011), Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt, 2012), Arnaud Desplechin (My Golden Days, 2015) and László Nemes (Son of Saul, 2015). THE JURY George MILLER – President (Director, Writer, Producer – Australia) Arnaud DESPLECHIN (Director, Writer – ...

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The Academy Invites 271 New Members including Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Megan Ellison and Mads Mikkelsen

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2014. “This year’s class of invitees represents some of the ...

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Emmy Predictions (Drama) – June 2014

You’ve heard the two most recents podcasts covering Comedy and Drama but have you checked out the full predictions of the AwardsWatch Emmy Experts? Below are the most current predictions in the Drama categories from Erik, Chris, Federico, Jonathan, Nicole and Peter. Do you agree with them? Join the conversation in the forums or here in the comments section! DRAMA ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2013

Yeah, it’s March but AwardsWatch has another 2013 list! It’s our Favorite Performances of 2013 and it was a hard fought, nail-biter with Oscar nominees, a shocking Oscar-winning snub, great non-English language film performances and a few other surprises. Special thanks to Vincent Teo for organizing the tournament and tabulation of the ballots and Matthew Kelley Rand for the graphics. ...

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ICS nominations: Who the hell is Anton Adasinsky?

And now for something completely different? That old Monty Python classic was on our mind as we perused the nominations revealed today by the International Cinephile Society for their 11th ICS Awards. Known for always making the most idiosyncratic picks of the awards season, they sure don’t disappoint this year. Where else would Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways pick up six ...

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