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Sundance 2019 Lineup features Zac Efron/Ted Bundy pic, Pippa Bianco’s ‘Share’ and more

Rene Russo and Jake Gyllenhaal in Velvet Buzzsaw The winter festival is also set to world premiere new films starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Lupita Nyong’o, Allison Janney and Viola Davis Highly anticipated titles like Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy drama Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile from Joe Berlingers and Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler follow-up Velvet Buzzsaw, which reunites Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene …

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New ‘Vox Lux’ trailer finds Natalie Portman “Wrapped Up” by Sia

Neon gives you your first look at Academy Award winner Natalie Portman singing the original song “Wrapped Up” written by Sia and Greg Kurstin in the new trailer for Vox Lux Vox Lux begins in 1999 when teenage sisters Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) and Eleanor (Stacy Martin) survive a seismic, violent tragedy.  The sisters compose and perform a song about their …

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New trailer and poster for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna Pictures) Annapurna Pictures has released the final trailer and a new poster for If Beale Street Could Talk, the first English-language adaptation of a James Baldwin work and the follow to Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-winning Moonlight.  Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable …

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A24 dominates Gotham Awards Winners; ‘The Rider’ takes Best Feature

Chloé Zhao’s The Rider The 2018 Gotham Awards are happening tonight, live from Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.  Chloé Zhao’s The Rider was the surprise winner of Best Feature at the IFP Gotham Awards tonight, beating out heavy hitters like First Reformed, The Favourite and If Beale Street Could Talk. The Rider, which was released in the US last …

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Winners announced for Fall 2018 SFFILM Westridge Grants

SFFILM, in partnership with the Westridge Foundation, announced today the projects that will receive a total of $100,000 in funding in the latest round of SFFILM Westridge Grants. Five filmmaking teams were granted funding to help support the screenwriting and project development stages of their narrative feature films. SFFILM Westridge Grants, which are awarded twice annually, are designed for US-based filmmakers whose stories take …

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Producers Guild of America (PGA) Documentary Finalists

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Focus Features) The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced seven finalists for the PGA award for Documentary Feature today.  They are: The Dawn WallFree SoloHalInto the OkavangoRBGThree Identical StrangersWon’t You Be My Neighbor? With the previously announced nominations by Cinema Eye Honors and Independent Documentary Association only one film has landed on all three …

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Oscars: Marvin Levy, Lalo Schifrin, Cicely Tyson honored at the 10th Annual Governors Awards

Honorary Award recipient Cicely Tyson accepts the award at the 2018 Governors Awards in The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, CA, on Sunday, November 18, 2018.(credit: Michael Yada / ©A.M.P.A.S.) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted its 10th annual Governors Awards which honored publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and …

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21st Century Fox and AFI FEST host event to honor female directors

Fox Filmmakers Lab and Director Valerie Weiss Recognized Director Valerie Weiss 21st Century Fox and the American Film Institute (AFI), in partnership to help advance opportunities for female directors, hosted a networking breakfast on November 12. The event was held during AFI FEST, the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of cinema in Hollywood, which took place November 8-15. Titled “Breaking the Frame: A …

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