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New Trailer for Bradley Cooper’s ‘Burnt’

A new trailer popped up for the Bradley Cooper chef movie Burnt, a film that’s gone through more title changes than 2013’s The Butler. It starts out seeming like a thriller then moves into drama and ends in light comedy. It feels like The Weinstein Company has no idea how to market the movie so they’re going for every market. That …

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Panels, Master Classes and Conversations (including Catherine Hardwicke) at the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival

  SAN RAFAEL, CA. (September 10, 2015) –The California Film Institute is pleased to present the following panels, master classes and conversations as part of the BEHIND THE SCREENS program at the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival. Master Class  |  BOBBY ROTH: A DIRECTOR PREPARES BOBBY ROTH has directed more than 80 episodes of television (Lost, Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge), 25 …

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Brad Pitt Bookends: ‘The Big Short’ to Close 2015 AFI Fest

  Right after debuting the first trailer and announcing a December release yesterday, Paramount Pictures announced that The Big Short will be the closing night gala for the 29th AFI Fest in November. Last year’s closing night film, Foxcatcher, went on to garner five Oscar nominations, including Best Director, Best Actor (Steve Carell) and Best Supporting Actor (Mark Ruffalo). Chock …

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The Trailer and Poster for ‘Truth,’ starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford

  The much anticipated trailer and poster for Sony Pictures Classics‘ Truth, starring Academy Award-winners Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford have dropped we have them. Part All the President’s Men, part Broadcast News, Truth is a riveting piece of cinema with a powerhouse performance by Cate Blanchett. Sony Pictures Classics could be looking at their third Best Actress Oscar in …

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France Picks ‘Mustang’ Over Cannes-winner ‘Dheepan’ for Foreign Language Oscar

  In a rather surprising move, France has chosen the crowd-pleasing Mustang to represent the country over the Cannes Palme d’Or winner Dheepan from Jacques Audiard. Curiouser still, the jury that made the decision included Thierry Fremeaux, Cannes’ artistic director. No slacker in the awards department, Mustang won a Directors’ Fortnight Europa Cinemas prize at Cannes this year and will be …

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Is Clint Eastwood Bringing Doris Day Out of her 50-year Retirement?

  Reports from Europe are coming in that Clint Eastwood has lured beloved film star Doris Day out of her near 50-year retirement to star in an upcoming film. This would be a monumental feat, to be sure, but if anyone can do it he can. Day, 91, famous for her roles in Pillow Talk with Rock Hudson and Alfred Hitchcock’s …

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Winners of the 2015 Student Academy Awards® Announced

  LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored 15 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 42nd Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented by actors Michelle Rodriguez and Jason Mitchell, Oscar®-winning …

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Why Johnny Depp and Black Mass Might Not Be the Oscar Bet Pundits Think It Is

  It happens every season, the fall festivals start rolling out and those first out of the gate get the prime spots for Oscar pundits to start putting their prediction ducks in a row. This season Black Mass emerged as a serious candidate (to some) and specifically Johnny Depp for his portrayal of real-life gangster turned informant Whitey Bulger. “Comeback!” …

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