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Gravitas Ventures Acquires Irish Comedy ‘Lost & Found’

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Irish Comedy ‘Lost & Found’ Irish writer/director Liam O Mochain’s third feature film, “Lost & Found,” has been picked up by Gravitas Ventures for all rights worldwide, excluding Ireland, U.K., Australia and New Zealand. The ...

Lupita Nyong’o Is at the Height of Her Powers, Even Before John Woo’s Remake of ‘The Killer’

Lupita Nyong’o Is at the Height of Her Powers, Even Before John Woo’s Remake of ‘The Killer’ For Lupita Nyong’o, the years immediately following her Best Supporting Actress Oscar win for “12 Years a Slave” were charged with concerns about her Hollywood viability. Her next two roles had her ...

Cuarón Tells Lubezki How He Filmed ‘Roma’ — Even One Quiet Shot Needed 45 Camera Positions

Cuarón Tells Lubezki How He Filmed ‘Roma’ — Even One Quiet Shot Needed 45 Camera Positions Alfonso Cuarón’s impressive black-and-white memoir of 1971 Mexico City, “Roma,” recognized as one of the year’s best by multiple critics groups, finally arrived on Netflix December 14. Last Sunday on ...

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019 Lineup: 223 Movies From 78 Countries

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019 Lineup: 223 Movies From 78 Countries The Palm Springs International Film Festival has announced its 2019 lineup, and it’s prodigious: 223 films from 78 countries, four of them world premieres. Though well known for celebrating future ...

‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘Mortal Engines,’ ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Enter Crowded VFX Race

‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘Mortal Engines,’ ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Enter Crowded VFX Race Is there room for late entries “Bumblebee,” “Mary Poppins Returns,” “Mortal Engines,” and “Welcome to Marwen” in the Oscar VFX bakeoff on January 5th? We’ll find out Monday when the Academy releases ...

Junkie Xl Talks Scoring ‘Mortal Engines,’ Working With Peter Jackson, Hans Zimmer & More [Interview]

Tom Holkenborg, or as many of you know him, Junkie Xl is one of the busiest and most sought-after composers in Hollywood. Before taking the plunge into feature-length film scoring, he already had a ...

‘Peanuts’: Apple Scores Exclusive Deal To Make New Content Focused On Snoopy, Charlie Brown & Friends

Fresh off the announcement that Netflix is teaming with Roald Dahl’s estate to make a universe-worth of content using the writer’s popular novels as inspiration, Apple has decided to get in the ...

‘Daredevil’ Actress Says Marvel Was “Surprised” By Cancellation & Says Netflix Is Solely Responsible

One of the best dramas around right now can’t be watched on your TV screen or at your local multiplex. No, it’s the drama behind the scenes that led to the sudden cancellation of the Netflix/Marvel TV ...

‘Battlestar Galactica’ Is Now a Classic — 15 Years Ago, Fans Thought It Was a Mistake

‘Battlestar Galactica’ Is Now a Classic — 15 Years Ago, Fans Thought It Was a Mistake In 2003, the San Diego Comic-Con was a much less intense event than it is today, but networks and studios still saw the value of promoting new TV shows to fans. So, a few months before the premiere of ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Could Be First $200 Million Sony Animation Hit

For the first time in four years, Christmas comes without a Disney “Star Wars” release. That leaves several new films vying for top performer. D.C. Comics’ “Aquaman” has already taken in around $100 ...

‘Brexit’ Trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch Is A Political Strategist Looking To Shock The World

“Everyone knows who won. Not everyone knows how.” That’s the tagline for the upcoming HBO film “Brexit,” which covers the recent political movement of the same name. Like most biopics or historical ...

Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan to Lead Lesbian Romance From ‘God’s Own Country’ Scribe

Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan to Lead Lesbian Romance From ‘God’s Own Country’ Scribe Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, two of England and Ireland’s most celebrated actresses, will play opposite each other in “Ammonite,” a period romance written by “God’s Own Country” writer/director ...

‘Brexit’ Trailer: Bald Benedict Cumberbatch Wants the UK to Leave the EU

Not even 30 months removed from one of the most significant political moments in British history, there’s already a movie about it. “Brexit,” on its way to HBO early next year, stars Benedict ...

Before ‘Roma,’ Alfonso Cuarón Didn’t Think He’d Be Able to Work in Mexico Again

Before ‘Roma,’ Alfonso Cuarón Didn’t Think He’d Be Able to Work in Mexico Again “Roma,” which is available to watch on Netflix starting today, marks Alfonso Cuarón’s return to Mexico after 17 years of working in Hollywood, and there’s a reason it took so long: He wasn’t sure he’d ...

‘Eighth Grade’: Elsie Fisher Talks About Her Favorite Movies of Awards Season – And Her Globe Nom

‘Eighth Grade’: Elsie Fisher Talks About Her Favorite Movies of Awards Season – And Her Globe Nom Fans of “Eighth Grade” breakout star Elsie Fisher needn’t fear: the 15-year-old actress is still “the coolest girl in the world.” As the wonderfully real Kayla Day in Bo Burnham’s lauded feature ...

Andy Serkis Talks Snoke & ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: “I Just Wish He’d Survived But Who Knows?”

Yes, it’s a full year after “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was released. And yes, we should move on from the film, considering the vitriol it has generated on social media in the months following the ...

Watch: Alfonso Cuarón’s Quartet for the End of Time (1983)

Now that Roma is available for all on Netflix, it’s as good a time as any to revisit the earliest work of Alfonso Cuarón. Made in 1983, when he was a 22 year-old film student in Mexico City, Quartet ...

Watch: Alfonso Cuarón’s Quartet for the End of Time (1983)

Now that Roma is available for all on Netflix, it’s as good a time as any to revisit the earliest work of Alfonso Cuarón. Made in 1983, when he was a 22 year-old film student in Mexico City, Quartet ...

‘Mapplethorpe’ Trailer: Matt Smith Brings The Controversial Photographer’s Life To The Big Screen

Filmmaker Ondi Timoner is no stranger to making films about rock stars and celebrities. Having directed films about Russell Brand, The Dandy Warhols, and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, the director is ...

Apple Gets Rights to New ‘Peanuts’ Shows, Will Make Specials with Snoopy in Space

Just in time for Christmas, Apple has its newest piece of nostalgia tidings. According to reports, the tech giant has snagged the rights to make original series based on the ‘Peanuts’ family of ...

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