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First trailer and poster for Joanna Hogg’s Sundance-winning ‘The Souvenir’

Honor Swinton Byrne in The Souvenir (A24, photo: YouTube) The first trailer and poster for Joanna Hogg’s Sundance-winning feature The Souvenir is here and is a gorgeously intoxicating morsel in the vein of Phantom Thread. The film is the first of a two-part series with part two already in pre-production. Official synopsis from A24: A shy but ambitious film student …

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Golden Reel Awards: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ top Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) winners

Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox)Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony) Bohemian Rhapsody and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse each took home two top MPSE Golden Reel Awards tonight, further boosting their guild totals for the season. Bohemian Rhapsody won the Feature Film categories of Dialogue/ADR and Musical while Spider-Man won Animated and Music Underscore for a Feature Film. A Quiet Place won …

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WGA Awards: ‘Eighth Grade,’ ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ make history

Eighth Grade (A24)Can You Ever Forgive Me (Fox Searchlight) Just when you thought this awards season couldn’t get any stranger, the Writer Guild of America did something that’s never happened in the WGA history (since it established the two categories in 1984); they gave their top feature film prizes, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay to two films not in the …

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Interview: Betsy West and Julie Cohen, Oscar-nominated directors of ‘RBG’

Betsy West and Julie Cohen (Photo by Patrick Lewis/Starpix/REX/Shutterstock) At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed abreathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without adefinitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quietwarrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of …

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2019 Oscars: Academy Reverses Decision After Industry Protest; All 24 Categories Will Be Broadcast Live

After a truly wild week of social media uproar and industry backlash from actors, directors and editors, cinematographers and makeup & hairstylists guilds, the Academy and Oscars producers have relented. All 24 categories will be presented in the live Oscars broadcast. Industry Open Letter to Academy Reaches 550+ This decision breaks from Academy protocol that would have required the 54-member …

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