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London Film Festival Line-Up, 3D Tracking of ‘Minority Report,’ Action Hero History, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. The 2015 BFI London Film Festival has announced its full line-up including Beasts of No […]

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The Favorite Films of ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Creator Hideo Kojima

As the latest installment of Metal Gear Solid arrives, we look at the creator’s favorite films of all-time.

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Watch James Cameron Explore His Past In 40-Minute Interview

While he continues to toil away at his three Avatar sequels — the first of which is still two years away! — and thus rarely flaunts that unique mix of earned ego and authority, those hoping for a peek into James Cameron‘s personality will have something to savor here. The none-too-subtly titled series Visionaries: Inside […]

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Listen to Peter Bogdanovich Discuss His Career For Two Hours With Marc Maron & More

“Well, I don’t know what the hell period we’re in. It’s very sad,” Peter Bogdanovich recently told us when it comes to the state of acting. “There used to be a studio system that fostered talent, and now there’s no place for those type of actors. Most actors want to be versatile like Marlon [Brando]. […]

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Oscar Isaac Talk, Marlon Brando’s Secret Acting School, Martin Scorsese at Church, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. Jonathan Demme is currently making a Justin Timberlake concert film, EW reports. Listen to Oscar […]

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Remember Wes Craven With a 45-Minute Career-Spanning Interview

Yesterday, the devastating news arrived that a master of horror has left us. After succumbing to brain cancer at the age of 76, Wesley Earl Craven (aka Wes Craven) passed away, leaving behind a legacy of thrills, from his debut The Last House on the Left to still-running franchises such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream […]

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‘Ex Machina’ Composer and Clint Mansell Talk, Morricone’s Best Cues, Michael Powell’s Talents, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, and Gena Rowlands will receive honorary Oscars, Vanity Fair reports. Listen […]

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Watch a Video Essay on the Dardennes’ Compositions as Marion Cotillard Discusses ‘Two Days, One Night’

With Two Days, One Night now available on Criterion Blu-ray and Netflix Watch Instantly, the Dardennes‘ latest, possibly greatest film is completely open for discussion. Whether you saw it months and months ago or are just about to dig in for yourself, the duo’s admirers will no doubt enjoy a pair of videos concerning their […]

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Fantastic Fest Expands Line-Up, Tarantino on ‘It Follows,’ Coens’ POV, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @TheFilmStage. Fantastic Fest 2015 have expanded their line-up with The Lobster, The Witch, The Martian, High-Rise, […]

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‘Insomnia’ Side by Side: Contrasting Christopher Nolan and Erik Skjoldbjærg’s Thrillers

See the precise formal differences (and a few similarities) between the two thrillers.