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Listen: Terry Gilliam Discusses Robin Williams-Led ‘The Fisher King’ In Out-of-Print Commentary

With the tragic passing of Robin Williams, many have been looking back at their favorite films from the actor and the one that most seem to agree is in the top tier is The Fisher King. Ashamedly, I had yet to watch the drama, so I recently queued it up on Netflix and fell in […]

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Read the Glossary Hand-Out For ‘Dune’ as David Lynch Discusses the Failure of the Film

Much of the recent discussion surrounding David Lynch has to do with the unveiling of a restored, special feature-packed Twin Peaks release (we dove into here), but today we’re looking at his biggest project, Dune. Released in 1984, following Eraserhead and The Elephant Man, the adaptation of the Frank Herbert novel cost around $40 million, but made […]

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Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Has Been “Dismantled” and “Completely Reimagined”

If this cinematic year felt a bit different than most at the cinema, it was the first time in nearly a decade that Pixar didn’t deliver a new feature. On the heels of Monsters University, they decided to move what would be their next feature, The Good Dinosaur, from May of this year to to November 25th, 2015. This […]

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NYFF Announce Documentary Sidebar; Scorsese, Wiseman, Oppenheimer & More to Appear

If the main line-up for this year’s New York Film Festival wasn’t enough of a stunner, their “Spotlight on Documentary” sidebar should… well, if you weren’t happy before, what’s even going to work now? Anyway, this year’s crop is a fine one indeed, offering new titles from Martin Scorsese, Frederick Wiseman (our review of that […]

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Explore the Evolution of Opening Titles With 11-Minute Video Essay

A matter of preference, some directors have a minimal (or no) reminder that a film is beginning to unfold, but the vast majority of features today incorporate some sort of opening titles credits to highlight those involved and grab one’s attention. For those curious about the history of these designs, a video essay is here to […]

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Wes Anderson Talks Pedro Almodóvar, ‘Ida’ Aiming For Oscar, Mark Romanek’s Latest Project, 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. Ida has been selected as Poland’s Oscar entry, Screen Daily reports. Listen to our review. […]

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First Image of Paul Rudd as ‘Ant-Man’ Arrives as Cast Expands

With a new director on board, Marvel has kicked off production on their latest superhero tentpole Ant-Man with just under eleven months to go until a release. Coming from Peyton Reed (Yes Man, Bring it On), the studio has not only announced an expanded cast, but have also dropped the first official image. Seen above […]

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Meet Seth Rogen and James Franco’s ‘The Interview’ Characters In 20-Minute Special

While we’re not sure exactly what form The Interview will take when it arrives this winter, after a brief teaser, Seth Rogen and James Franco have set out to introduce their characters in an unconventional form. In support of one of the most mind-numbingly idiotic events of the year, the MTV Video Music Awards, newsman […]

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Simon Pegg Confirms He’s Developing New Film With Edgar Wright

Wrapping up their Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy with The World’s End last year, it seemed liked we would have to wait longer than expected for another collaboration from the group, which includes Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost. With the director developing Ant-Man before moving on and Pegg involved in a number of projects, including […]

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‘sex, lies, and videotape’ Turns 25, BAFTA Explores Cinematography, Locarno Winners, 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. Currently without a director after David Fincher departed, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is eyeing […]

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