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Review: ‘Jackie’ (★★★★)

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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

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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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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (October)

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Very little change in Best Supporting Actor this month; the top five remain the same but with some movement within that group. Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) nearly doubles his points to land in the #3 spot, bumping down Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) to #4. Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water) also falls one, to #5. Liam Neeson (Silence) holds onto #1 ...

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