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Dan Gilroy Eyes Denzel Washington to Lead ‘Nightcrawler’ Follow-Up ‘Inner City’

After crafting one of the best directorial debuts of its respective year, we thought it would be fairly quick for writer-director Dan Gilroy to turn around with a follow-up. It’s taken a bit longer, but two years later, we finally have word of his next project — and the A-lister who may lead it. Variety […]

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Christoph Waltz Eyes Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel,’ Rupert Wyatt Enters a ‘Captive State’, and More

After being in development for many years, one of James Cameron‘s passion projects is seemingly coming together. THR reports Christoph Waltz is in the early stages of discussion to star in the Robert Rodriguez-directed, Cameron-scripted adaptation of the manga series Alita: Battle Angel. If it goes through, Waltz would star alongside Rosa Salazar (The Maze Runner), who plays a cyborg unearthed by a scientist […]

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Michael Haneke’s ‘Happy End’ is an Ensemble Film With “No Psychology,” Says Isabelle Huppert

As if taking part in two of the most celebrated films of the year, Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things to Come and Paul Verhoeven’s Elle wasn’t enough, Isabelle Huppert will also bring the new drama Souvenir to TIFF (where she’ll give a masterclass) and she recently wrapped Michael Haneke‘s new feature Happy End. Although it marks a reunion following The […]

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NYFF Adds ‘A Quiet Passion,’ ‘Gimme Danger,’ Errol Morris & More to Lineup

The New York Film Festival’s ocean of announcements continues apace, with the last few days informing us of special events, multiple retrospectives, new films by Errol Morris and Steve James, a documentary about a musical that many people have talked about for more than a year, and Terence Davies‘ A Quiet Passion on behalf of Film Comment. Provided below […]

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Alicia Vikander and Eva Green Experience ‘Euphoria’ in First Image

Following her Oscar win earlier this year, Alicia Vikander not only picked up a major tentpole role in Tomb Raider, but also launched her own production company, the aptly named Vikarious Productions. It also hasn’t taken long for her to start their first feature as Euphoria kicked off production this month, and the first look has […]

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Alicia Silverstone and More Join Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ as Production Begins

After crafting one the year’s finest films with The Lobster, writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos is already working on his next feature, titled The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Now, Deadline reports Alicia Silverstone, Raffey Cassidy (Tomorrowland), and Bill Camp (Jason Bourne) have all joined a cast that already includes Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Colin Farrell — who will be re-teaming with the director — and Sunny Suljic. The film concerns […]

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Frank Ocean Shares His Favorite Films, Including Tarkovsky, PTA, Kurosawa, Lynch, Kubrick & More

After a few delays, Frank Ocean‘s Channel Orange follow-up, Blond, has now arrived and, with it, not only an additional visual album, but Boys Don’t Cry, a magazine that only a select few were able to get their hands on. (Although, if you believe the artist’s mom, we can expect a wider release soon.) In between a personal […]

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The 21st Century’s 100 Greatest Films, According to Critics

Although we’re only about 16% into the 21st century thus far, the thousands of films that have been released have provided a worthy selection to reflect on the cinematic offerings as they stand. We’ve chimed in with our favorite animations, comedies, sci-fi films, and have more to come, and now a new critics’ poll that […]

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Watch: Alfred Hitchcock Slices a Steak in Ingrid Bergman’s Home Movie

Recently arriving on The Criterion Collection is Stig Björkman‘s intimate documentary Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words, which we said “offers an honest and tortured view into Bergman’s pathological hunger for acting and a look at a complicated persona that eschews traditional feminine stereotypes, and occasionally, an overwhelming wanderlust.” One of the many pleasures when […]

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NYFF Sets World Premiere of Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’

The already-incredible line-up for the 2016 New York Film Festival just got even more promising. Ang Lee‘s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk will hold its world premiere at the festival on October 14th, the NY Times confirmed today. The adaptation of Ben Fountain‘s Iraq War novel, with a script by Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), follows a teenage soldier who […]



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