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Toronto International Film Festival Gala trailers for ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘Green Book,’ ‘The Hate U Give,’ ‘Shadow’ and more

The Hate U Give World premieres, Oscar contenders, family and social dramas from the US and high-octane action thrillers from China all highlight just some of the Gala entries for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).  “Every September we invite the whole film world to Toronto, one of the most diverse, movie-mad cities in the world. I’m thrilled that …

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TIFF set to World Premiere ‘Widows,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘High Life’ and more

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival. Kicking it off are 21 World Premieres of hotly anticipated films from Oscar winners and nominees alike including Steve McQueen’s Widows with Viola Davis, Barry …

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Get ready to cry: here’s the first teaser for ‘Life Itself’ with Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde from ‘This Is Us’ creator

From Dan Fogelman, the creator of the Emmy and Screen Actors Guild-winning television series This Is Us comes his second feature film, the sure to be tear-inducing Life Itself. The film centers on a couple (Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde) that lead a multi generational love story spanning both decades and continents, from the streets of New York to the Spanish …

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Producers Guild of America (PGA) Winners

Well, those asking for a change from the predictable slog of awards season got their wish tonight as the Producers Guild of America gave their top award to Birdman. Most expected Boyhood to take this in a walk (it’s already won the Golden Globe and BFCA) or at the very least saw The Imitation Game or American Sniper as possible …

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Critics roundup, part 6: The Stragglers

The year draws to an end, and so does our series on the lower rung critics organizations, with Florida, Las Vegas, and Nevada weighing in with their winners. Fatigue is kicking in, and we certainly hope not more of these groups come forward (though we will duly report on them, don’t fret). So it’s time for a recap of at …

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Producers Guild Announces Nominees for Documentary Feature, TV Series/Specials and Digital Series

LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Documentary Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, and Digital Series nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards. All other nominations and the names of the eligible producers for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures will be …

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134 Films to Compete for Documentary Feature Oscar

A whopping 134 films are in contention for the Documentary Feature Oscar this year. A big number to be sure, but down a bit from last year’s record of 151 features. Major contenders in the conversation amongst the Oscar predicting community are all here: CITIZENFOUR, Life Itself, The Case Against 8, Tales of the Grim Sleeper and Red Army. Tales …

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