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Listen to Robyn Sherwell’s transcendent cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” and then spend the rest of the afternoon trying to swallow the lump in your throat. This track will be featured in Sarah Gavron’s and Abi Morgan’s Suffragette when it opens Oct 23. Since this version of “Landslide” is not an “original song written specifically […]
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Kyle Smith of the New York Post has written a piece declaring “women don’t get GoodfFellas.” He first cites his doomed relationship as the perfect example: “Just kidding. (We split up because I was a jerk.)” That single sentence is the most illuminating part of the whole post but we’ll ...
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Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Natalie Dormer, with Stanley Tucci, and Donald Sutherland. The blockbuster Hunger Games franchise has taken audiences by storm around the world, grossing more than $2.2 billion ...

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Kids are mean. Anthony Breznican reminds you just how mean they can be with his debut novel, Brutal Youth. Set in Pittsburgh, 1991, before the dawn of social media, Brutal Youth is alluring from cover to cover as it plunges the reader right into the hell that is St. Michael’s ...
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The poster for Johnny Depp’s Black Mass film has arrived. Based on the true life story of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, Depp plays one of the most notorious gangsters in U.S. history. In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to ...
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Paul Dano, Brian Wilson, and John Cusack pose for a portrait during press day for "Love & Mercy" at The Four Seasons on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

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There are two brilliant performances in Love & Mercy, well, four if you add in Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks in supporting roles. Paul Dano and John Cusack together make one whole complete lead performance, so says Jeff Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere, who also folded in the same kind of ...
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Fun Home: Best Musical The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Best Play The King and I: Best Revival of a Musical Skylight: Best Revival of a Play Michael Cerveris, Fun Home: Best Lead Actor in a Musical Kelli O’Hara: Best Lead Actress in a Musical Alex Sharp, ...
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SIFF celebrates its films and filmmakers with the Golden Space Needle Audience Awards. Selected by Festival audiences, awards are given in five categories: Best Film, Best Documentary, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Short Film. This year, nearly 90,000 ballots were submitted. GOLDEN SPACE NEEDLE AWARD – BEST FILM The ...
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Change is in the air for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, but just how much? Joey dives into the category and finds the frontrunners. Read all about it at AwardsDaily TV.
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The first trailer for Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks has made its debut. Directed by Steven Spielberg, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Hanks), a lawyer from Brooklyn who finds himself recruited by the CIA to negotiate the release of a U-2 pilot. Ethan and Joel ...
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The Television Critics Association announced their nominees for the 2015 television year. Full list at AwardsDaily TV
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The Macbeth trailer has arrived starring Michael Fassbender as Macbeth and Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth. The Shakespeare adaptation premiered earlier this year at Cannes and is set to arrive later this year. Justin Kurzel directs. Watch the trailer below:
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Sure to be on the top of the Oscar pile is Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk, just announced to open the New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11).  Official release following. The New York Film Fest has become a great way to launch an Oscar film, though last year’s big ...
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Silicon Valley‘s T.J. Miller’s star seems on the upswing, making him a distinct possibility for an Emmy nomination in the Supporting Actor Comedy category. Who else will join him at the Emmys? Megan McLachlan is on the case at AwardsDaily TV
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This is the live action movie based on the John Krakauer novel Into Thin Air, which is a must-read. I’m not sure why the IMDb doesn’t have Into Thin Air on the credits but the names are the same and they’re climbing Everest so how different can it can be? ...
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When a globe-hopping espionage trailer drops at 3 a.m. we might wonder whether it’s meant to feel clandestine or simply a self-aware admission that a movie like Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation knows no boundaries and abides by no time zones. Ordinarily I might not jump up to post a trailer ...
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Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig co-wrote Mistress America, and from the looks of this darkly sparkling trailer it’s got WGA and other screenwriter love written all over it. Opens August 14 under the attentive care of Fox Searchlight. In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in ...
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A new trailer for the Katheryn Bigelow produced documentary, Cartel Land has arrived. Cartel Land won the Best Cinematography and Best Director awards for documentary at the Sundance Film Festival. Matthew Heineman directs the documentary that gives its audience a street-level view at the Mexican cartels and the groups standing ...
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How the culture is changing, why it’s changing, when or if it will change again are questions people in Hollywood should be asking themselves right now. New generations are coming of age in a world that is not politically correct enough for them and Hollywood should be prepared for this. ...

The State of the Race

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During out latest podcastof Oscar Poker, Jeff Wells and I contemplated the idea that this could be a year where the Best Picture race might depart from last year’s lineup ...
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)

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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 ...
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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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The new offical U.S trailer for Macbeth has arrived, teasing epic battles. Michael Fassbender plays the menacing Macbeth and Marion Cotillard plays his scheming Lady Macbeth. Filmed on the Scottish ...
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The first trailer for Victor Frankenstein starring Daniel Radcliffe as Igor and James McAvoy as Frankenstein has been unveiled by 20th Century Fox. You know the story, Doctor Frankenstein creates ...
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