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May 20, 2014

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Angelina Jolie Talks Filmmaking and Future Project with Brad Pitt

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Angelina wrote the script she and Brad will be starring in together.

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Performance Capture Featurette from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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While this technology is impressive, the debate about whether it’s acting continues. So much enhancement happens beyond what the actor does I’m not sure if it is. However, should the Academy embrace what’s coming next they might have separate categories for such things. As it stands now, this movie and others like it have just the tech categories to be represented in as they’re never make the leap to the…

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Jessica Chastain Offered Role in True Detective 2

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Just heard the Nerdist exclusive that Jessica Chastain has been offered the role in True Detective 2 but has yet to accept. What could be more exciting? She is perfect for that or any other part. One of the very best actresses working today.

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At Cannes Stories About Women Dominate, even if Female Filmmakers are Rare

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In case you’ve been wondering why it’s so difficult to get movies about women made you don’t have to look any further than 2014′s 67th Cannes Film Festival. Under the jury president, Jane Campion, the best films so far in main competition here have revolved around female characters – complex, imperfect, beautifully drawn these leading roles offer up a counter to the majority of films that get paid attention to…

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Ryan Gosling’s Debut Puts itself up as Cannes Sacrifice, Divides Critics

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I am sorry now that I skipped the screening at 2pm of Ryan Gosling’s debut film, Lost River. I may see it later at 10pm.  Either way, in case you’re interested, here are some of the reactions, mostly dividing critics.  Jeff Wells says it wasn’t as bad as he thought it would be and compared it, continually, to Beasts of the Southern Wild. I don’t see how this is possible…

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The Dardennes, Masters of Form – Two Days, One Night

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Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne have made the best film of the Cannes Film Fest so far, Two Days, One Night. With this suspenseful saga of a woman on the verge of losing her job, the Dardennes highlight the economic crisis framed within the context of human nature. Not since the Twilight Zone has human behavior been laid so bare, with our best and worst instincts examined under crisis. What…