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Interview: Joel Edgerton, actor/writer/director of ‘Boy Erased’

Joel Edgerton on the set of Joel Edgerton’s BOY ERASED, a Focus Features release. Credit: Kyle Kaplan / Focus Features Joel Edgerton built a solid career in his native Australia in television shows like Water Rats and The Secret Lives of Us but had his first international break came from when he played Uncle Owen Lars in 2002’s Star Wars: …

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Toronto Review: ‘Boy Erased’ (★★★½)

Joel Edgerton has crafted a compassionate family drama with extraordinary performances from Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe In Boy Erased, based on Garrard Conley’s best-selling memoir of the same name, Jared, a 19-year old college student, is whisked away from his Arkansas home in the dark, early hours of the morning by his mother to 12-day gay conversion …

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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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‘Boy Erased’ means well but falters at Telluride

Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased made its world premiere at Telluride but without its star, Lucas Hedges, in tow. He was busy with a play in New York that he couldn’t get out of (rehearsals for The Waverly Gallery; word is it will also keep him from Toronto next week) but Edgerton (who is also in the film playing a pastor) …

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2019 Oscars: The Directors (March)

This year promises a wealth of directors all angling for Oscar votes. From previous Oscar winners to breakthroughs waiting to happen to a chance for a female director nominee two years in a row. There’s even a chance that two could be nominated in one year. After the most diverse lineup in Oscar history just last season, there will be …

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – November 2016

BEST PICTURE [visualizer id=”23692″] (hover over the graph for more details…) 01. La La Land (98%; 151 votes) 02. Manchester by the Sea (96%; 148 votes) 03. Silence (93%; 143 votes) 04. Jackie (92%; 142 votes) 05. Moonlight (89%; 137 votes) 06. Arrival (74%; 114 votes) 06. Fences (74%; 114 votes) 08. Sully (53%; 81 votes) 09. Lion (49%; 75 …

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‘Moonlight’ Tops 2017 Chlotrudis Awards; Isabelle Huppert, Joel Edgerton Win Acting Honors

The 2017 awards season isn’t quite finished, folks. The 23rd Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film announced their winners on Sunday and the Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight picked up another win with the group, along with Director (Barry Jenkins), Supporting Actor (Oscar winner Mahershala Ali) and Ensemble. Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress for Elle and Joel Edgerton won …

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