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Trailer for ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Reveals a Major Oscar Contender

From Oscar-winner Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi) comes the trailer for one of the most anticipated films of 2016, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Based on the part drama-part comedy-part satiric novel of the same name by Ben Fountain and adapted by Oscar-winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) and Jean-Christophe Castelli, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk tells the story …

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Can ‘Elle’ Earn Isabelle Huppert Her First Oscar Nomination?

So very often the world’s most celebrated actresses never find themselves in the Oscar conversation until something so extraordinary comes along, and with the right distributor and campaign, that they become undeniable. We saw it happen last year with Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years and this year could see French legend Isabelle Huppert (Amour, La séparation) with her very first Academy …

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‘Queen of Katwe’ Trailer starring Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o

It seems like forever since we’ve seen Lupita Nyong’o since her Oscar-winning debut performance in 12 Years a Slave in 2013 and that’s probably because her only screen appearances since then have been voice work in The Jungle Book and Star Wars: The Force Awakens and a brief and forgettable turn as a flight attendant in the Liam Neeson thriller …

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2016 Cannes: Un Certain Regard, Short Films & Cinéfondation and Caméra d’or Juries

The Festival de Cannes has the pleasure of revealing the composition of the Un Certain Regard Jury, the Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation Jury as well as the Caméra d’or Jury. Un Certain Regard Jury President: Marthe KELLER, actress (Switzerland) Céline SALLETTE, actress (France) Ruben ÖSTLUND, director (Sweden) Diego LUNA, actor, director and producer (Mexico) The Jury of Un Certain …

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2016 Cannes Jury Announced: Kirsten Dunst, Mads Mikkelsen, Arnaud Desplechin and more

George Miller has chosen his jury for the 69th Festival de Cannes and it includes a wealth of previous winners at Cannes, including Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia, 2011), Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt, 2012), Arnaud Desplechin (My Golden Days, 2015) and László Nemes (Son of Saul, 2015). THE JURY George MILLER – President (Director, Writer, Producer – Australia) Arnaud DESPLECHIN (Director, Writer – …

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Watch the trailer for ‘The Founder’ starring Michael Keaton

  After a quick clip this week, The Weinstein Company has dropped the trailer for The Founder about McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc and starring Oscar-nominee Michael Keaton. The Founder tells the true story of how Illinois salesman Ray Kroc met brothers Mac and Dick McDonald, operating a hamburger restaurant in southern California in the 1950s. Kroc subtly maneuvers himself into a …

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Trailer and Poster for ‘The Girl on the Train’ starring Emily Blunt

The first trailer and poster for the highly anticipated adaptation of The Girl on the Train, starring Emily Blunt, is here. Based on the worldwide best-seller by Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train is the story of Rachel Watson, who each day takes the train to work in London, heading past the town of Witney. One day Rachel witnesses something …

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‘The Magnificent Seven’ Teaser Trailer and Pics with Chris Pratt, Denzel Washington

“Justice has a number” and it’s seven, The Magnificent Seven – the remake of the 1960 film that starred Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen and Yul Brunner. For 2016, the new Antoine Fuqua-directed film stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee and centers around a group of outlaws, mercenaries, bounty hunters and gamblers who find themselves employed by the desperate townspeople …

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2016 Cannes Film Festival: Director’s Fortnight Lands Paul Schrader, Pablo Larraín, Laura Poitras

With the Official In Competition lineup and Critics’ Week films announced, today brings us the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Director’s Fortnight) with a rich balance of established film makers like Paul Schrader (who closes with Dog Eat Dog, which reunites Willam Dafoe and Nicholas Cage) and Alejandro Jodorowsky with his newest Endless Poetry to bright, new film makers like Claudio Giovannesi and …

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Golden Globes Announce 2017 Awards Date and New Rules

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards are officially set for Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. There is no host currently set. While the new or updated rules might not seem that new, it’s clear they are meant to underline an attempt to subvert some of the more controversial decisions the HFPA has made. Most recently, the kerfuffle over The Martian being …

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