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Mill Valley Film Fest Lineup: Timothée Chalamet, Tributes and Spotlights, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ to close

MVFF41 will feature Tributes and Spotlights on Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Kindergarten Teacher), Karyn Kusama (Destroyer), Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Joel Edgerton (Boy Erased), Cannes Best Director winner Pawel Pawlikowski (Cold War), Amandla Stenberg (Where Hands Touch) and more Previously announced opening night films are Green Book and A Private War. ROMA is the …

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‘Green Book’ 2nd opener for 41st Mill Valley Film Festival; Mahershala Ali, Peter Farrelly to attend

Peter Farrelly’s Green Book, starring Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali and Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen will be the co-opening night film of the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival. Farrelly and Ali will attend. Matthew Heineman’s A Private War, starring Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan, was previously announced as one of the two openers. For classically trained Black …

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First out of the gate, National Board of Review sets awards date

The National Board of Review (NBR), the oldest film awards organization in the US, will be the first to hand out prizes for films of 2018. They have set November 27th for their announcement. The group, founded in 1909, hands out awards Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress, Best Original and Adapted Screenplay, Breakthrough Performance and Directorial Debut as …

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TIFF: Roadside Attractions picks up Sebastian Stan-led Vietnam war film ‘The Last Full Measure’

Roadside Attractions, a sister company of Lionsgate, has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Todd Robinson’s The Last Full Measure, which recounts an extraordinary, untold story about the heroism of American soldiers in Vietnam.  The film features an all-star cast that is led by Sebastian Stan, Academy Award Winner Christopher Plummer, Academy Award® Winner William Hurt, Academy Award® Nominee Samuel L. …

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Willem Dafoe as Vincent van Gogh in first trailer for Julian Schabel’s ‘At Eternity’s Gate’

“Sometimes they say I’m mad but, a grain of madness is the best of art.” From Academy Award-nominated director Julian Schnabel (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) comes an eclectic and subversive take on the life of famed painter Vincent van Gogh starring two-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe as the troubled artist. The trailer reveals the film’s unconventional style …

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Telluride: ‘The Front Runner’ is most definitely not

Jason Reitman’s second film of 2018 after his critically raved Tully this spring is not being met with quite the same response, unfortunate that a film called The Front Runner looks to be anything but.  The Front Runner follows the rise and fall of Senator Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman), who captured the imagination of young voters and was considered the …

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