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Newfest Exclusive: Kate Winslet Presents Award to ‘Ammonite’ Director Francis Lee

Francis Lee's Ammonite has been the center of a lot of LGBTQ film festivals this season, and New York's Newfest has awarded Lee an opening night prie for his buzzy film which stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. The 32nd Annual New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival is happening now and will be continuing until October 27. You can take an exclusive look at Winslet presenting Lee with the award in the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jWpqIh79n4 With all the film festivals having to rethink their programming schedule, Executive Director David Hatkoff had to figure out how to celebrate a year in LGBTQ+...

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Netflix’s ‘Rebecca’ Offers a Colorful, Romantic Adaptation of the Classic Novel

Maybe it's best if this is your first trip to Manderley? With any version of Rebecca you will be haunted by Alfred Hitchcock's 1940 Oscar-winning thriller. You can't escape it. It lives as large as Rebecca herself, haunting the viewer with visions of a frightened Joan Fontaine and a menacing Judith Anderson. The sooner you come to terms that Ben Wheatley's retelling isn't trying to emulate Hitch, the better. This new vision of Daphne du Maurier's classic includes a grounded performance from Lily Collins and crafts that will leave you gobsmacked. If you met a mysterious Armie Hammer on a...

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Sophia Loren Returns to Film with Netflix’s ‘The Life Ahead’

It's been nearly sixty years since Sophia Loren won Best Actress for her stunning performance in Two Women. Now, Netflix brings her back into the awards conversation with The Life Ahead which is based on the novel The Life Before Us by Romain Gary. Here, she plays Holocaust survivor Madame Rosa who takes in a troubled 12-year-old boy named Momo (Ibrahima Gueye). The film launches on Netflix on November 13. Here's the full trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0ejncDxgCc The Life Ahead (La vita davanti a sé) A contemporary adaptation of the international bestseller “The Life Before Us” by Romain Gary   Release Date: In Select Theaters November...

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The Mank Trailer is Here – And it’s a Beauty

Mank is David Fincher's most ambitious film to date, as it captures a moment in time that exists mostly in folklore. How did Citizen Kane get made? What inspired it? Who haunts it? How many people did it hurt? Why was Hollywood so threatened by it? Well, in case you were wondering what great writing, acting and directing looks like - here you go. https://youtu.be/aSfX-nrg-lI   In Select Theaters November and Releasing Globally on Netflix on December 4th, 2020. Directed by: DAVID FINCHER Produced by: CEÁN CHAFFIN, ERIC ROTH and DOUGLAS URBANSKI Co-Produced by: PETER MAVROMATES & WILLIAM DOYLE Written...

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2020 Oscar TRACKER
Of films that have been seen or released, PREDICTIONS HERE
Best Picture Nomadland
The Father
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Minari
On the Rocks
The Outpost
Tenet
The Outpost
Promising Young Woman
Spree
Da Five Bloods
 

Best Actor Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Eddie Redmayne, Trial of the Chicago 7
Delroy Lindo, Da Five Bloods
Joe Keery, Spree


Best Actress Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Michele Pfeiffer, French Exit  
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Rashida Jones, On the Rocks
Kate Winslet, Ammonite
Elisabeth Moss, Invisible Man, Shirley
Jessie Buckley, I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Best Supporting Actor Bill Murray, On the Rocks
Sacha Baron Cohen, Trial of the Chicago 7
Frank Langella, Trial of the Chicago 7
Mark Rylance, Trial of the Chicago 7
David Strathairn, Nomadland

Best Supporting ActressOlivia Colman, The Father
Julianne Moore, The Glorias
Alicia Vikander, The Glorias
Saoirse Ronan, Ammonite

Best Director Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
Florian Zeller, The Father
Aaron Sorkin, Trial of the Chicago 7
Rod Lurie, The Oupost
Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
Eugene Kotlyarenko, Spree
Sofia Coppola, On the Rocks
Christopher Nolan, Tenet
Francis Lee, Ammonite
Spike Lee, Da Five Bloods

Original Screenplay Trial of the Chicago 7, Aaron Sorkin
On the Rocks, Sofia Coppola
Ammonite, Francis Lee
Da Five Bloods, Spike Lee, et al
Spree, Eugene Kotlyarenko, Gene McHugh


Adapted ScreenplayNomadland, Chloe Zhao
The Father, Christopher Hampton
Paul Tomasi, Eric Johnson, The Outpost
I'm Thinking of Ending Things, Charlie Kaufman


Cinematography Nomadland
Tenet
The Outpost
Mulan
Da 5 Bloods


Editing Nomadland, Chloe Zhao
The Outpost, Michael Duthie
Trial of the Chicago 7, Alan Baumgarten
Spree,Benjamin Moses Smith


Production Design Tenet
Mulan

Sound Mixing + EditingTenet

CostumesMulan

Visual EffectsTenet
Invisible Man


Original Score Nomadland
Trial of the Chicago 7


Original Song

Makeup and HairFrench Exit

Animated Feature Wolfwalkers

Documentary Feature The Social Dilemma
All In: The Fight for Democracy
Gunda
International Feature

Live Action Short The Human Voice

Documentary Short

Animated Short

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