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Netflix Picks Up Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'The Kindergarten Teacher' (Exclusive)

Netflix Picks Up Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'The Kindergarten Teacher' (Exclusive) Netflix has picked up the U.S. and Canada rights to the Sundance Film Festival award-winning drama The Kindergarten Teacher, with plans on releasing the movie later this year. The movie, which ...

Oscar Makeup and Hair Nominees, Ranked: ‘Darkest Hour’ v. ‘Wonder’ v. ‘Victoria & Abdul’

Oscar Makeup and Hair Nominees, Ranked: ‘Darkest Hour’ v. ‘Wonder’ v. ‘Victoria & Abdul’ The Oscar 2018 trio of makeup and hair nominees are marked by memorable and effective transformations: Best Actor favorite Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour,” nine-year-old Auggie ...

‘Pov’ Joins the Academy in Solidarity with Visa-Denied ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ Producer

The PBS documentary series “Pov” is the latest organization to publicly support the team behind Oscar-nominated “Last Men in Aleppo,” which recently learned that producer Kareem Abeed will not receive ...

‘Paddington’ Director Paul King To Helm Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ For Disney

By and large, you can organize every recent, and future, Disney film into four categories – reboots/remakes, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. Sadly, it looks like the mouse house is really only ...

‘Black Panther’ May Pass ‘The Avengers’ to Become the Biggest-Ever Comic Book Movie

‘Black Panther’ May Pass ‘The Avengers’ to Become the Biggest-Ever Comic Book Movie Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” blew past expectations in its opening weekend, but that may not be its most impressive performance. The four-day total was $244 million, but what’s happened since ...

Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘The Shape Of Water’ Faces New Plagiarism Accusation

You can always expect smear campaigns to arise every Oscar season, after all, the nasty feuding for awards love is nothing new in Hollywood. “Saving Private Ryan” dealt with it in 1998 when it was ...

‘Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town’ Trailer: Mackenzie Davis Is a Hot Mess in L.A. Comedy Featuring Carrie Coon

‘Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town’ Trailer: Mackenzie Davis Is a Hot Mess in L.A. Comedy Featuring Carrie Coon From memorable turns in ambitious sci-fi movies like “Blade Runner 2049” and “The Martian” to a lead in AMC’s critically lauded “Halt and Catch Fire,” it was only a matter of time before Mackenzie ...

Joss Whedon Exits ‘Batgirl’ Movie After Realizing He ‘Really Didn’t Have A Story’

Joss Whedon Exits ‘Batgirl’ Movie After Realizing He ‘Really Didn’t Have A Story’ Joss Whedon is no longer attached to direct Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s “Batgirl” movie. The director has officially exited the project, which was first announced in March 2017. Whedon cites ...

Joss Whedon Exits ‘Batgirl,’ Says He “Didn’t Have A Story”

There was a moment, however brief, when Joss Whedon was seen as the superhero DC Films needed. Coming aboard to take over the post-production and reshoots of “Justice League” after Zack Snyder exited, ...

New to Netflix in March: ‘Let Me In,’ ‘Casino,’ ‘Wet Hot American Summer,’ and More

New to Netflix in March: ‘Let Me In,’ ‘Casino,’ ‘Wet Hot American Summer,’ and More As time marches on and tedium vitae sets in more and more with each passing day, we find ourselves with fewer ways to distract ourselves from the encroaching existential malaise. But wait — what’s ...

Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya & More Talk Changing The Darker Original Ending To ‘Get Out’

A year ago, “Get Out” was simply a smash hit, horror sensation. Twelve months later, its astonishing journey has brought the picture to the Oscars, where it has four nominations, in some very major ...

Tiffany Haddish Will Host The 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards

This is now Tiffany Haddish’s world. We just live in it. The breakout “Girl’s Night” star was announced as the host of the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards and it makes so much sense it wasn’t even a ...

Donald Trump Blames Violent Movies and Video Games, Not Guns, for Gun Violence

In a hot take straight out of 1999, Donald Trump today declared that the real problem in this country isn’t guns — it’s violent movies and video games. “I’m hearing more and more people say the level ...

‘The Square’s’ Ruben Ostlund On Oscar Night And Jumping Into ‘Triangle Of Sadness’

It’s been an incredible nine months for Ruben Östlund. The Swedish filmmaker took home the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival for his thought provoking satire “The Square.” The Claes Bang, ...

‘The Zen Diaries of Gary Shandling’ Trailer: Judd Apatow Examines A Comedy Legend

Judd Apatow’s newest film, the 4 ½ hour documentary “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling,” finds the director examining his hero, former boss, and certified comedy legend. The HBO film, tracks the ...

‘Black Panther’: How Wakanda Got a Written Language as Part of its Afrofuturism

‘Black Panther’: How Wakanda Got a Written Language as Part of its Afrofuturism For “Black Panther,” production designer Hannah Beachler not only created the fictional civilization of Wakanda as an oasis of Afrofuturism, but also a distinct written language as well. It’s a ...

2017 Had Even Fewer Female Protagonists Onscreen Than 2016, New Study Finds

Women accounted for just 24 percent of protagonists in the 100 top-grossing films of 2017, according to a new study. The latest It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World report, released by Dr. Martha Lauzen of ...

‘Game Night’ Starring Jason Bateman & Rachel McAdams Is A Winner [Review]

“Game Night” is something of a rarity — it’s a smart, consistently entertaining, and actually funny studio comedy. There are so many ways it could’ve gone wrong, yet like actual game nights with the ...

‘Killing Eve’ Teaser: Sandra Oh Gets Inside the Mind of a Murderer in Thriller from ‘Fleabag’ Writer

‘Killing Eve’ Teaser: Sandra Oh Gets Inside the Mind of a Murderer in Thriller from ‘Fleabag’ Writer What kind of monster wastes perfectly good ice cream? Apparently, a contract killer who doesn’t appreciate it when people call her a psychopath. That’s probably not the biggest takeaway from this ...

Janelle Monáe and Tessa Thompson’s ‘Make Me Feel’ Video Is an Eye-Popping Celebration of Bisexuality — Watch

Janelle Monáe and Tessa Thompson’s ‘Make Me Feel’ Video Is an Eye-Popping Celebration of Bisexuality — Watch After proving her acting chops with breakout roles in “Moonlight” and “Hidden Figures,” Janelle Monáe is getting back to her music roots with her new album, “Dirty Computer.” The singer has debuted ...

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