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‘Moonlight’ Leads Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics (GALECA) Dorian Awards Nominations

Moonlight Leads with 7 Nominations, La La Land Earns Six Portman, Huppert, Bening Among Actress Award Hopefuls Sing Street, Captain Fantastic in Unsung Film Race Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Nocturnal Animals on Campy Flick Short List Insecure, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Westworld Among Series Picks Beyonce, Samantha Bee, Bill Maher, Thrice-nominated Kate McKinnon in Mix Too John Waters Named ‘Timeless Star’   ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (November)

As with the new Best Picture predictions, there is movement due to the failure of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk to generate positive reviews after its NYFCC screening. This results in its director, two-time Oscar winner Ang Lee, falling off the list completely – just as his film did. This helps everyone else, of course, with Martin Scorsese (Silence), Kenneth Lonergan ...

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Review: ‘Jackie’ (★★★★)

In his first English-language film, Chilean director Pablo Larraín (Neruda, the Oscar-nominated No) has given us a bracingly original take on one of the most documented moments in American history, the aftermath of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, but this time solely from the point of view of the First Lady, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Even though the framework of ...

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Natalie Portman is exquisite in the first trailer and poster for JACKIE

The first teaser trailer for Pablo Larraín’s Jackie is here and it’s quite a moody, creepy piece. Set to the reprise of “Camelot” and shot in a standard aspect ratio and with Natalie Portman voiceover as First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, the 1:40 teaser evoked Birth, starring Nicole Kidman, for me. It’s lush and spooky and intriguing all at once ...

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Pablo Larraín to receive Variety International Director of the Year at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

PABLO LARRAĺN TO RECEIVE VARIETY INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2016 AT THE 39TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL   SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 3, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor director Pablo Larraín with the Variety International Director of the Year Award, which will be presented to him following a just announced screening of his ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (October)

The top 5 remains the same but its placement that matters and La La Land‘s Damien Chazelle has vaulted over Ang Lee (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk) with a near perfect score. Martin Scorsese (Silence), Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea) and Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) round out the cream of the crop but, just as in Best Picture, Jackie‘s Pablo ...

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