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John Waters’ Top 10 Films of 2018 Includes ‘Jeannette,’ ‘Blindspotting,’ and ‘Custody’

The onslaught of best-of-the-year lists from guilds and critics groups have only just begun, but one of the few of genuine interest each year comes from a single person: the wonderfully eccentric director John Waters, whose eclectic tastes always includes a mix of the unexpected and underseen. Topping his list this year is Bruno Dumont’s singular metal […]

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Sundance Film Festival Reveals 2019 Lineup

It’s time to get a peek at the major films of next year. The 2019 Sundance Film Festival have unveiled their lineup today, which can be seen below along with stills where available. Check back in January for our coverage from the festival. U.S. DRAMATIC COMPETITION Presenting the world premieres of 16 narrative feature films, […]

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‘Green Book’ and ‘A Star is Born’ Lead 2018 National Board of Review Winners

National Board of Review have unveiled their 2018 winners and the results are… about as middle of the road as one can get. Picking up Best Film was Green Book, while Viggo Mortensen also nabbed Best Actor. A Star is Born was also a big winner, earning Best Director for Bradley Cooper, Best Actress for Lady […]

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Listen: Barry Jenkins and Paul Thomas Anderson Discuss ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Last year at this time, we were blessed with the first screenings of Paul Thomas Anderson’s endlessly rewatchable Phantom Thread. While we don’t get a new film from the director this year, we have the next best thing: a conversation he had with the director behind one of this year’s best films. At the DGA […]

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First Look at Isabelle Huppert in Ira Sachs’ ‘Frankie’

Far and away one of our most-anticipated films of next year is the latest drama from Ira Sachs, whose wonderfully gentle, humane Little Men and Love is Strange were among the best films of their respective years. For his next film, he’s teaming with a titan of international cinema, Isabelle Huppert. Once titled A Family Vacation […]

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‘We the Animals,’ ‘Eighth Grade,’ ‘You Were Never Really Here,’ and ‘First Reformed’ Lead 2019 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards have revealed their nominations. Leading the pack is Jeremiah Zagar’s Malickian coming-of-age tale We the Animals, which nabbed five nods, while grabbing four each were Paul Schrader’s First Reformed, Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade and Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here. Rounding out the Best Feature category was If Beale Street Could Talk […]

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The Criterion Collection to Launch Standalone Streaming Service in Spring 2019

Just a few days after virtually all of Hollywood’s top filmmakers banded together in a bid to save FilmStruck, it seems that The Criterion Collection was already deep into cooking up a plan of their own. While we got a recent update that a new iteration of FilmStruck will be part of WarnerMedia’s new bundle […]

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Armie Hammer and Lily James to Star in Ben Wheatley’s ‘Rebecca’ Remake

One can’t go a calendar year without at least a few dozen films being labeled Hitchcockian. While some films, like Disturbia and Stoker, are more blatant in their inspiration than others, it’s no surprise the influence of the Master of Suspense is being felt in all corners of the industry. After having been developed for many […]

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Watch David Lynch’s New Short Film ‘Ant Head’

David Lynch’s year of oddball contributions continues apace. Following the unearthing of a 25-year-old, generally awesome album, Thought Gang, he’s debuted a new piece / short film / visualizer / what-have-you springing from that endeavor. Titled Ant Head, it has been vividly described by the man as “a short video featuring my friends the ants along […]

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PTA, Scorsese, Nolan, Cuarón, Spielberg, DiCaprio & More Fight to Keep FilmStruck Alive

Update: Sources tells Deadline that a new iteration of FilmStruck is “in the cards,” but it may not launch until late 2019, when WarnerMedia launches a new package of streaming services. With that being an entire year away, the “outcry from filmmakers” may make things move a bit faster. It remains to be seen if WarnerMedia’s […]