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First Look at Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ & New Trailer for ‘The Third Murder’

Following up his best film this decade, After the Storm, Hirokazu Kore-eda is continuing his usually prolific streak with a pair of dramas. Last fall saw the premiere of his murder mystery/courtroom drama The Third Murder and he’s now finishing up his next film, Shoplifters, in time for a summer release in Japan and likely Cannes […]

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Isabelle Huppert to Lead Next Films from Ira Sachs and Anne Fontaine

After giving a pair of performances among the best in her iconic career with Elle and Things to Come, Isabelle Huppert recently reteamed with Michael Haneke, Hong Sang-soo, Serge Bozon, and more. She’s now once again returning to Berlinale with Benoît Jacquot’s Eva, and while there, two more of the prolific actress’ projects have been announced. […]

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First Look at Lee Chang-dong’s Haruki Murakami Adaptation ‘Burning’ Starring Steven Yeun

It was in 2010 that we last got a feature from South Korea’s Lee Chang-Dong, but he’ll finally be returning this year. Burning, adapted from Haruki Murakami’s short story “Barn Burning,” is a mystery thriller that follows two men (one a novelist) and a female model that get involved in a strange incident. Starring Yoo Ah-in, Okja‘s Steven Yeun, […]

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Watch: Wes Anderson & Cast Discuss the Influence of Kurosawa & Miyazaki on ‘Isle of Dogs’ at Berlinale Press Conference

Returning to Berlinale International Film Festival four years after The Grand Budapest Hotel premiered there, Wes Anderson’s newest film is the stop-motion animation Isle of Dogs. Following the press screening (check back for our review) and ahead of the official premiere, the director and much of the massive cast gathered for a press conference, and […]

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Robert Pattinson Heads to Space in First Look at Claire Denis’ ‘High Life’

Counting down our 100 most-anticipated films of the year, crowning the top spot was clear from the get-go: Claire Denis’ ambitious-sounding sci-fi drama High Life. Marking her English-language debut, the film stars Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Lars Eidinger, Jessie Ross, and today the first look has finally arrived. “The movie will take […]

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First Look at Roy Andersson’s ‘About Endlessness’

With his Living trilogy completed, which is among the best trio of films cinema has offered this century, Roy Andersson has embarked on his next feature, one which will arrive much faster than we’re used to from the meticulous Swedish director. Though still coming along at the director’s usually patient pace, production began last February on […]

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Timothée Chalamet to Lead David Michôd’s Henry V Drama ‘The King’

With supporting roles in Lady Bird and Hostiles and an Oscar-nominated performance in Call Me By Your Name, Timothée Chalamet was certainly one of 2017’s top breakout stars. His presence has been welcome on this long awards season tour and now one of Hollywood’s new big players has found his next role. Chalamet will hopefully continue his streak of […]

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Andrey Zvyagintsev’s 10 Favorite Films

Arriving in theaters this weekend is Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan follow-up Loveless, which is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars. One of our top 50 films of last year, we said, “Filmed with icy precision in cold, anonymous Moscow, with some of the year’s best cinematography – by Zvyagintsev regular Mikhail Krichman – […]

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Vicky Krieps Follows ‘Phantom Thread’ with ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ Sequel

Production on a sequel to David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remake is now underway, albeit with none of the original cast (or director). The Girl in the Spider’s Web, directed by Fede Álvarez (Evil Dead, Don’t Breathe) and scripted by Steven Knight (Eastern Promises, Locke), is pulling in some of the finest actors of […]

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Stream Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album’ in Full

There’s a more than a few reasons why Black Panther is arriving with more anticipation than past Marvel releases, and one of them has to do with something most blockbusters since the 90s don’t do any more: a curated soundtrack featuring top artists (come on, who doesn’t know every word to Godzilla: The Album?). Kendrick Lamar has co-produced […]