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First Official Teaser for ‘mother!’ is Appropriately Weird and Crazy

Darren Aronofsky’s mother! has been the most secretive and one of the most anticipated films of the year. We hadn’t even had so much as a production still until the poster was unveiled last month and now the official teaser for the psychological (supernatural?) thriller that’s set for the Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals. The film stars Oscar winners ...

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INTERVIEW: Barry Jenkins on being an active ally, who he’s influenced by and the ensemble of MOONLIGHT

I recently sat down for a conversation with writer/director Barry Jenkins to talk about his extraordinary new film Moonlight. The film tells the story of a largely under-represented section of society – queer African-American males. In this interview, we discuss the film, what it means to be an active ally, his cinematic influences, and his incredible ensemble cast. READ: Review: ‘Moonlight’ ...

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Watch: Highlights from the HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE Concert at TIFF

Yesterday, an audience at the Toronto International Film Festival was treated to a live concert; HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE! Following select footage from HIDDEN FIGURES,  with performances by Pharrell Williams, Kim Burrell, and Lalah Hathaway and appearances by Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe! You can watch highlights from the experience now. Later today, tune in for a Facebook LIVE Q&A with Pharell ...

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Can Natalie Portman Crash the Best Actress Ball with Jackie?

May I Have This Dance? Natalie Portman has her eyes set on Oscar #2 with her rave reviews in ‘Jackie’ Yesterday, Jackie debuted at the Venice Film Festival to shockingly great reviews, most of all for its star Natalie Portman. The film, about the immediate aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, has been a bit of a mystery this ...

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‘A United Kingdom’ trailer starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike

While most of us know of the “Loving v Virginia” story in the United States that challenged the laws against interracial marriage in 1967 (and is the basis for the fall film Loving), many probably don’t know about the story of equal shock and importance to England and South Africa that happened nearly 20 years earlier. A United Kingdom tells ...

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‘LION’ trailer starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara

After a sneak peak yesterday, today brings the full first trailer for LION, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara in the true story of Saroo Khan, a young Indian boy who falls asleep on a train and ends up in Calcutta, separated from his family by thousands of miles. As an adult, Saroo (Dev Patel), with the help ...

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New Trailer for ‘La La Land’ Features Original Song “Audition”

A new trailer for Damien Chazelle’s highly anticipated follow-up to Whiplash, La La Land, is here and with it a glimpse at another of the modern-day musical’s original songs. Like the first teaser, which gave us Ryan Gosling’s piano tinkling and his vocals on “City of Stars,” the new teaser gives us Emma Stone singing “Audition,” as she shrugs and shuffles ...

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