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Andrea Riseborough to star in Egypt-set romance ‘Luxor’ (exclusive)

Andrea Riseborough to star in Egypt-set romance ‘Luxor’ (exclusive) UK actress Andrea Riseborough has signed to star in Zeina Durra’s contemporary romance Luxor, which is now shooting against the backdrop of Egypt’s world-famous archaeological site. She co-stars with ...

Original ‘Rogue One’ Script Kept Death Star a Mystery, and More Reveals from Writer Chris Weitz

Original ‘Rogue One’ Script Kept Death Star a Mystery, and More Reveals from Writer Chris Weitz While the “Star Wars” film franchise is powering forward later this year with the release of J.J. Abrams’ “Episode IX,” the tumultuous production on “Rogue One” remains a talking point among fans. The ...

‘Gentleman Jack’ Trailer: HBO Has Another Series Coming In April TV Fans Should Watch Out For

HBO has an exciting series debuting in April that does feature a number of British accents but doesn’t actually involve any dragons or Iron Throne. “Gentleman Jack” is a new series coming to the ...

Oxford Film Festival 2019: Diverse New Voices in Faulkner Country

Saturday night at the 16th annual Oxford Film Festival was prom—not an actual prom, but a sweet sixteen-themed awards ceremony complete with fried chicken and sangria, hosts in ballgowns and an ...

Oxford Film Festival 2019: Diverse New Voices in Faulkner Country

Saturday night at the 16th annual Oxford Film Festival was prom—not an actual prom, but a sweet sixteen-themed awards ceremony complete with fried chicken and sangria, hosts in ballgowns and an ...

‘Triple Threat’: A Stacked Cast Of Martial Arts Action Superstars Are Woefully Misused In This Mediocre Shoot ‘Em Up [Review]

Combining a number of the biggest (unsung) names in modern action movies, including Tony Jaa (the “Ong Bak” films), Iko Uwais (“The Raid”), Scott Adkins (“Dr. Strange”), and Tiger Hu Chen (“The Man of ...

‘Gentleman Jack’ Trailer: HBO/BBC’s Period Tale of Lesbian Rebel Anne Lister

Both HBO and BBC are no strangers to historical dramas, but it certainly seems like “Gentleman Jack” features a unique protagonist for either network. Based on her extensive personal writings, 19th ...

Filmmaker Responds To Claims That Upcoming Biopic Starring Kate Winslet & Saoirse Ronan Depicts Fictional Lesbian Relationship

Production has recently just begun on filmmaker Francis Lee’s upcoming project “Ammonite,” which stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. And while that combination of filmmaker and actresses would be ...

Tribeca 2019 to Reunite ‘In Living Color,’ Preview ‘Mr. Robot’ as Part of Growing TV Lineup at Annual Fest

Tribeca 2019 to Reunite ‘In Living Color,’ Preview ‘Mr. Robot’ as Part of Growing TV Lineup at Annual Fest This April, the Tribeca Film Festival continues its tradition of incorporating the rich landscape of television into its lineup, with a series of premieres, reunions, and conversations that will bring ...

‘Body at Brighton Rock’ Trailer: If the Creepy Drifters Don’t Get You, the Bear Will

Magnolia Pictures has unveiled the trailer for “Body at Brighton Rock,” which just had its world premiere at South by Southwest. Directed by Roxanne Benjamin, who made her feature debut with ...

Jordan Peele Talks ‘Us,’ Horror Tropes & The One Scene That’s Described As ‘The Shining’ Meets ‘Moonlight’ [Interview]

Following the runaway smash success of his directorial debut “Get Out,” awards season acclaim, Oscar nominations (including a Best Original Screenplay win), and the creation of the mooted “social ...

The 9 Best Documentaries About the American Political System — IndieWire Critics Survey

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. This week’s question: What is the best documentary about the American political system? ...

Netflix’s First Interactive Series Will Give You the Choice Whether Bear Grylls Lives or Dies

Last December, Netflix surprised its subscribers with a one-of-a-kind, multi-option installment of “Black Mirror.” “Bandersnatch” gave anyone with a remote the chance to shape the outcomes of its main ...

‘You Vs. Wild’ Interactive Trailer: Netflix Unveils First Live-Action Interactive Series Using ‘Bandersnatch’ Technology

Recently, we reported that Netflix was going to “double down” on interactive programming, in light of the success of last year’s “Black Mirror” film “Bandersnatch.” And at the time, we said maybe it ...

Quentin Tarantino Calls Out The “White Supremacy” Of John Ford’s Films While Praising Robert Aldrich’s ‘Ulzana’s Raid’

Frankly, today we fully expected to be writing about Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” as the trailer is expected any moment. But instead, we came across an essay that the filmmaker ...

Kevin Tsujihara Exits Warner Bros. Amid Sex Scandal

Six years after ascending to the rank of chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Kevin Tsujihara is exiting the company. “It is in the best interest of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros., our employees ...

Warner Bros. Entertainment CEO Kevin Tsujihara Exits After Recent Misconduct Controversy

To quote a Warner Bros. hit film from 2018, “Another one bites the dust…” After the recent sexual misconduct controversy that swirled around WB’s CEO Kevin Tsujihara, it appears that the executive is ...

Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan Lesbian Drama Accused of Making Up Gay Relationship — Director Responds

Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan Lesbian Drama Accused of Making Up Gay Relationship — Director Responds Writer-director Francis Lee (“God’s Own Country”) has taken to social media to defend his upcoming film “Ammonite” against accusations it is fictionalizing a gay relationship involving British ...

‘Breaking Bad’ Star Aaron Paul Keeps Mum About Sequel Film But Says If It Exists, “It Has To Star Jesse”

Last year, it was revealed that series creator Vince Gilligan was going to write and direct a spin-off film that would serve as a sequel to his Emmy-winning “Breaking Bad.” At the time, details were ...

Producer Says James Gunn’s “Total Reboot” Of ‘Suicide Squad’ Is The Director’s “Priority” & Will Hopefully End “Absurd” DC/Marvel Rivalry

Producer Says James Gunn’s “Total Reboot” Of ‘Suicide Squad’ Is The Director’s “Priority” & Will Hopefully End “Absurd” DC/Marvel Rivalry Last week, the world of Marvel Studios experienced some massive news. First, there was the runaway success of “Captain Marvel” at the box office. Then, the studio decided to drop a surprise trailer ...

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