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Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 2015 – Bob Gazzale, President and CEO of the American Film Institute, issued the following statement in response to the tragic event in Lafayette, Louisiana. “Going to a summer movie is a celebration of the American creative spirit and one of our nation’s most beloved pastimes. Let us stand together […]

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Directed by Sam Mendes. Screenplay by John Logan. Cinematography by Hoyte Van Hoytema. Original Music by Thomas Newman. Edited by Lee Smith. Production Design by Dennis Gassner. Credit where credit is due. Looks like a knockout. A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to ...

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No “invisible”(?) edits here. As Paddy Mullholland says at ScreenOnScreen, Victoria is “a 140-minute action film literally shot in one take. No wonder it won an award at Berlin for its cinematography” (by Sturla Brandth Grøvlen). Not only that, at the Berlinale in February, director Sebastian Schipper took home the ...

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The official trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 has arrived. Katniss Everdeen played by Jennifer Lawrence leads a revolution against the Capitol and President Snow (Donald Sutherland). In the trailer, Snow says, “My dear Ms. Everdeen, make no mistake, the game is coming to its end.” The stakes ...

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Julianne Moore and Ellen Page continue their fascinating involvement with gay-themed movies and gay filmmakers in Freeheld, opening October 2. New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
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Twitter is a silly place full of silly people. One avenue it offers for celebrities is the chance to complain, or to speak directly to their fans, without a publicist intervening. Such was the case when Nicki Minaj expressed rightful disappointment over not getting a Video of the Year nomination ...

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An exclusive get for Grantland features an interview with DiCaprio on the performance. He’s currently getting ready to film the final sequences (Inarritu likes to shoot in sequence). About the character of Glass, Inarritu says: “He was attacked by a bear, he was abandoned, and he had to go 300 ...

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Once you get thrown over for one of your best performances for a younger actress in one of her not-so-best performances you get to a stage where you have nothing to lose. I love it when women reach this stage — I’m there now — because you don’t have to ...

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Gold Derby was one of the last remaining independent awards sites and now, they announce, no more. They will be owned by Penske media group — who also own Deadline and Variety. This is a huge get for Tom, whose goal was to sell the site to be able to ...

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The BBC have unveiled their list of the 100 greatest American Films of all time. The BBC polled 62 critics from around the world to compile the list that includes Hitchcock’s Vertigo and Psycho. Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese all feature in the list. 12 Years a Slave ...

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We saw an extended look at this new Pixar film in Cannes with an event hosted by John Lasseter. Needless to say it looks more than up to Pixar’s standards with breakthrough animation and a touching story about a lost boy. In the clips we saw the water looked so ...

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I’ve spent twenty years online. I was on the internet before there was really a working web. There are things about it I understand and things I don’t. I will never snapchat and it took me a while to figure what memes were and how they figured into daily life. ...

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While cracking the acting categories is tough, there is some wiggle room in the screenplay category. The publicity team behind Bridesmaids helped secure that nomination for Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, even if seeing any female writers in the Oscar conversation is still far too rare. All you have to ...

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Amy Schumer became a star this year. While she had been making the word-of-mouth rounds for a while now, things kicked into high gear when she began to address the massive patriarchy that continually keeps women in show business in a tiny little box. That box says you can’t get ...
Leading ladies prepare for filming the funeral scene of The Huntsman beside Wells Cathedral.

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New director, new star The Huntsman is going forward anyway. Here is a look at Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt wigged up and ready to go. Source.
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Eminem serves as Executive Producer of the SOUTHPAW soundtrack, which will be released in just 7 days on JULY 24TH – the same day the film hits theaters – via Shady Records/Interscope Records. The song is available now on iTunes and the soundtrack is available for pre-order.
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Alejandro G. Inarritu’s The Revenant opens December 25th. Leonardo DiCaprio gets another shot at the big prize. The Revenant is “partially based” on Michael Punke’s 2003 novel and is the story of fur trapper and hunter Hugh Glass, a man who survived a grizzly bear attack, was left for dead, ...

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Outstanding Drama Series Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mad Men Orange is the New Black Outstanding Lead Actor, Drama Kyle Chandler, Bloodline Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom Jon Hamm, Mad Men Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul Liev Schrieber, Ray Donovan Kevin Spacey, House of Cards Outstanding Lead Actress, Drama Claire ...
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We are a bit late in posting this trailer. I did not see anything about it anywhere but here it is. The costumes are to die for and who would not want to spend time with Kate Winslet wearing these clothes? I could take a bath in this movie, even ...
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David O. Russell finally casts Jennifer Lawrence in the lead. Here it is, our one most promising Best Picture contender starring a woman.

The State of the Race

In this photo provided by the Producers Guild of America, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu accepts the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for outstanding producer of theatrical motion pictures for “Birdman” on stage at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Producers Guild of America/AP Images)

When this website first began its grand experiment of cracking the code of why some films make it into the Oscar race and why other films don’t, there were three major ...




House Of Cards

In a year where the outlook appeared to be barren without Breaking Bad and True Detective in contention, House of Cards began as the default Emmy consensus front-runner earlier this ...





ADTV continues its Making the Case series with today’s entry for HBO’s Silicon Valley to win Outstanding Comedy Series. Clarence praises the shaggy-dog nature of the workplace sitcom and engaging ...
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From Sasha’s review of Youth at Cannes in May: Paolo Sorrentino just hit it out of the park here at Cannes, delivering what has to be the most compelling screening ...
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The Year of the Man marches on with Bradley Cooper in Burnt. Oh look, there’s Emma Thompson propping him up – and look, there’s Siena Miller helping him out. I ...


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