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Angelina Jolie to Direct and Co-Write By The Sea with Brad Pitt

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA, July 18, 2014—Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie’s next film project, By The Sea, written and to be directed by Jolie, it was announced today by Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Pictures. Angelina Jolie continues to grow her director abilities with her next project, By The Sea, a film she will direct and co-write with Brad Pitt, who will also star. They have described this…


Picture of the Day: Fincher and Affleck and Awesome Tracking Shot to Come

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The Film Society of Lincoln Center has just announced Gone Girl will open the fest. Today they posted great picture of Fincher directing Ben Affleck with a long track in place for what promises to be a rad tracking shot. We just have to wait to Rocktober to see it.


Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support

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There are so many articles lately about how difficult it is for women to get ahead in Hollywood. The subject invariably turns to directing. Why can’t women get ahead? Why can’t they get jobs? Why, in 86 years of Oscar history, have there only been three women nominated for director whose film were also nominated for Best Picture? There have been a total of eleven films directed by women to…


Consecutive Films by Great Directors that Changed Film Forever

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The mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find directors who directed three or more of the GREATEST FILMS OF ALL TIME. We’re not talking about just simply great movies. We’re not talking about two great movies and then a pretty good, or bad movie. We’re talking about three or four or more consecutive films that altered the landscape of film and/or changed the language of film forever….


Review: Portrait of the Artist in Boyhood

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“He stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he said that it was good that God kept the truths of life from the young as they were starting out or else they’d have no heart to start at all.” ― Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses In most Hollywood movies, memories of childhood are played in flashback. Younger actors are chosen…


Boyhood Becomes Among Best Reviewed Films of All Time, Takes Lead in Best Picture Race

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The Oscar race has nowhere near begun. But if you’re hunting around for a frontrunner, look no further than Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. 12 years in the making, with a 99 score on Metacritic – that has to be among the highest of all time on the site, behind mostly classics. Even Slant Magazine and Stephanie Zacharek loved the movie. That means not just Boyhood wowing critics, but it will fit…

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New Clip from Boyhood, “Talk to Me”

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Ethan Hawke talks to his children – or tries to. Boyhood is clocking in right now at 94 on Metacritic – even Slant Magazine gave it a good review. The film is wowing critics and will likely be a major player come Oscar time.

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New Foxcatcher Teaser – Full Throttle

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The new trailer for Foxcatcher shows a bit more about the tense relationship between Channing Tatum and Steve Carell, and gives you a pretty idea of how dark Carell goes with this magnificent, disturbing performance.


Last and Final Gone Girl Evidence Photo Posted on Hitfix

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Tying up the four released evidence photos, Hitfix gets the last one. Take a look. The significance of today’s date, if you’ve read the book, is that July 5th is that it’s Amy’s birthday and also Amy and Nick’s wedding anniversary (of course, it’s ON her birthday). In case you missed them, we have all four photos here. Quite an innovative way to market an upcoming trailer (July 7th). This,…


Ava DuVernay Directing Selma

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