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How the ‘Loving Vincent’ Animated Van Gogh Experiment Paid Off

How the ‘Loving Vincent’ Animated Van Gogh Experiment Paid Off “Loving Vincent” has become the surprise animated indie hit of the season, reaching $20 million worldwide at the box office and grabbing a Golden Globe nomination. An Oscar nom could follow as a ...

Movie Mashup 2017: Look Back At The Year In Film

“We all float down here,” says the voice of little Georgie from this year’s acclaimed reimagining of Stephen King’s “It” as the camera swims through the underwater world of “The Shape of Water.” It’s ...

‘Alien: Covenant’ Star Michael Fassbender Delivered Two of the Year’s Best Performances in the Same Movie

‘Alien: Covenant’ Star Michael Fassbender Delivered Two of the Year’s Best Performances in the Same Movie It’s easy to understand why Michael Fassbender hasn’t been floated as a potential Best Actor nominee for his work in “Alien: Covenant.” For one thing, the Oscars seldom acknowledge the fact that great ...

Jodie Foster & Rosemarie DeWitt Talk ‘Black Mirror’ Episode ‘Arkangel’

Netflix anthology series “Black Mirror” has challenged audiences to take a new look at the world around them, and the intriguing Jodie Foster directed, season four episode “Arkangel” is no different. ...

Doug Jones: ‘Twin Peaks’ Fans Celebrate the Democrat’s Upset Win in Alabama With Dougie Jones Gifs

Helloooo-oooo! Doug Jones pulled off an upset win last night, becoming Alabama’s first Democratic senator in more than 20 years in the process. “Twin Peaks” fans, well aware that the newest member of ...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Originally Planned For A “Ridiculous Amount Of Sets”

While Rian Johnson is likely rightly celebrating the outpouring of praise for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,“ let’s not forget what a monumental leap he took. Before landing in a galaxy far, far away the ...

Wes Anderson, Whit Stillman, and More: Inspirations for Michelle Morgan’s Love Letter to Los Angeles, ‘It Happened in La’

Wes Anderson, Whit Stillman, and More: Inspirations for Michelle Morgan’s Love Letter to Los Angeles, ‘It Happened in La’ Growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles provided fertile inspiration for Michelle Morgan, director of the recent iTunes New Filmmaker Spotlight “It Happened in L.A.” (Click here to watch the film) ...

Snubs And Surprises Of The 2018 SAG Awards Nominees

The actor’s have had their say in the year-end awards game and as always they both enlighten and muddle the Oscar race. The SAG Awards are certainly an important indicator for how the Academy’s acting ...

‘Mad To Be Normal’ Trailer: David Tennant & Elisabeth Moss Trip Out

This weekend on Netflix, Errol Morris‘ “Wormwood“ will unspool a pretty crazy true story that’s set against the backdrop of the United States’ MKUltra program. The secret operation saw the government, ...

‘The Clapper’ Trailer: Ed Helms & Amanda Seyfried Fall In Love

Over a decade ago, Dito Montiel made a well received indie movie, “A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints,” but ever since has largely been failing upwards. A string of movies have followed, that find him ...

Salma Hayek Talks Working With “Monster” Harvey Weinstein On ‘Frida’

The creative battle between Harvey Weinstein and filmmakers behind “Frida” — including director Julie Taymor and uncredited screenwriter Edward Norton — is fairly well known. However, the full extent ...

Lovesick: The Complicated Relationship of "Phantom Thread"

This essay discusses the end of Phantom Thread in depth and should be read after seeing the film to avoid spoilers.Reynolds Woodcock, an esteemed and sybaritic dressmaker, believes himself to be ...

The Best Scores & Soundtracks Of 2017

Even before filmmakers were even able to record and sync sound, movies and music have been tied together. Back then, music was played on a piano or an organ. Now, some of the world’s greatest ...

‘The Godfather’ Trilogy Makes Netflix an Offer It Can’t Refuse Next Month; ‘Marie Antoinette’ and ‘Midnight in Paris,’ Too

Say this for 2018: It can’t be any worse than 2017, right? (Spoiler: It totally can.) At least Netflix’s first batch of offerings inspires cautious optimism in the new year, with everything from the ...

If You Loved These Films, You Need to Stream ‘The Strange Ones’

If You Loved These Films, You Need to Stream ‘The Strange Ones’ “The things inside your head, they’re only as real as you want them to be. If you want, you can just decide they’re not real.” Early on in “The Strange Ones,” Nick (Alex Pettyfer) tells this to his ...

HBO Defends Golden Globes Limited Series Nomination For ‘Big Little Lies’

Controversy! This week, the Golden Globes nominated “Big Little Lies” in the category of Limited Series, and eyebrows were raised. It was only days before that HBO announced the show would be getting ...

Salma Hayek Says Harvey Weinstein Attempted to Assault Her: ‘I Don’t Think He Hated Anything More Than the Word No’

Salma Hayek Says Harvey Weinstein Attempted to Assault Her: ‘I Don’t Think He Hated Anything More Than the Word No’ In a heartbreaking new first-person account over at The New York Times, actress and producer Salma Hayek has opened up about her experiences with disgraced executive Harvey Weinstein, detailing ...

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2017: ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Big, but ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Has Strong Showing as Well

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2017: ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Big, but ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Has Strong Showing as Well “Lady Bird” won big at the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards last night, taking home Best Picture, Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf), and Most Promising ...

Rushes. Apichatpong's Hotel, Hideo Kojima's Cinema, Malcolm X at 25

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSLike to sleep at the movies? Apichatpong Weerasethakul is collaborating with the International ...

SAG Film Nominations Snubs and Surprises: ‘The Big Sick’ Gets Its Due, but What Happened to ‘The Post’?

SAG Film Nominations Snubs and Surprises: ‘The Big Sick’ Gets Its Due, but What Happened to ‘The Post’? On Monday night, “The Big Sick” team might have thought all those months of relentless awards campaigning were a waste. A Norman Lear-hosted post-screening party became an inadvertent wake for a ...

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