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Matt Damon to Reteam with Ridley Scott and Ben Affleck for ‘The Last Duel,’ Also Joins Tom McCarthy’s ‘Stillwater’

After taking a brief break from acting, aside from a few uncredited roles, Matt Damon is returning the big screen in force. In addition to his upcoming James Mangold directed Ford v Ferrari opposite Christian Bale, Damon has lined up two more projects.  The actor will be reteaming with collaborators Ben Affleck, with whom he […]

TIFF 2019 Lineup Includes ‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘Knives Out,’ ‘Marriage Story,’ ‘Ford v Ferrari’ & More

44th Toronto International Film Festival have announced the first round-up of premieres for the Gala and Special Presentations programmes. Highlights include Josh and Benny Safdies’ Good Time follow-up Uncut Gems, Rian Johnson’s star-studded Knives Out, Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story, Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat, James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari, as well as the Joaquin Phoenix-led Joker, […]

New Images from Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Venice Opener ‘The Truth’ Starring Juliette Binoche, Catherine Deneuve & Ethan Hawke

Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, coming off of his Palme d’Or winner Shoplifters, is shaping up to reach an even bigger audience with his next film, The Truth aka La Vérité. Led by Juliette Binoche, Catherine Deneuve, and Ethan Hawke, it’s set to open this year’s Venice Film Festival on August 28, and now new images […]

Locarno 2019 Lineup Features New Films by Pedro Costa, Kiyoshi Kurosawa & More

Celebrating its 72nd edition this year, the Locarno Film Festival has been the birthplace for the finest in international arthouse cinema and this year’s lineup looks to continue the tradition. Ahead of the festival, running August 7-17, the full slate has been announced. Top highlights include the world premieres of Pedro Costa’s Vitalina Varela (pictured above), Kiyoshi […]

Damien Chazelle Eyes Emma Stone and Brad Pitt for Next Film ‘Babylon’

While only a few came away unscathed after the La La Land wars of 2016, Damien Chazelle’s follow-up First Man was a sturdier, more mature outing for the directing that unfortunately wasn’t met with as open of arms. Nonetheless, the young director forged ahead, developing series for both Netflix and Apple. Now we finally have […]

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach Team for ‘Barbie’ Starring Margot Robbie

This fall, we’ll be getting new films from Greta Gerwig and (likely) Noah Baumbach with the former helming a new update on Little Women arriving on Christmas and the latter’s new film starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson landing on Netflix, although no release date has been set yet. Now, the real-life partners are set […]

Christian Petzold Begins Production on Fairytale-Inspired Film ‘Undine’

Whether you consider it a 2018 film due to its world premiere at Berlinale or a 2019 film considering its U.S. release this past spring, Christian Petzold’s Transit is, without hesitation, one of the best films of any recent year. Set in the modern day but employing the source material–and a script–that takes place during World War […]

David Fincher to Direct Gary Oldman in Black-and-White ‘Citizen Kane’ Biopic ‘Mank’

Been a while since any film news — much less, let’s be honest, some concerning the second-most-powerful company in Hollywood — got a fully thought-through “Whoa! This is nuts!” from me, but David Fincher is, of course, no normal studio player. Per THR, his next feature (assuming it, like 1,400 others before it, is not […]

Brian De Palma’s Debut Novel ‘Are Snakes Necessary?’ Publishing in 2020

The very loud tempest / very small teapot of Domino (good movie) made easy to overlook the debut novel by Brian De Palma, who partnered with Susan Lehman on Are Snakes Necessary?, a political thriller published in France last year. De Palma a la Mod has been the primary source in English-speaking territories, e.g.: “My […]

Quentin Tarantino Discusses the Films to See Before ‘Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood’ in 3-Hour Conversation

We’ve entered July, which means it is the month of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time In… Hollywood. While we’re still waiting if the director re-edits some of the film as he hinted while at Cannes, as well as the full list of theaters that will present it in 35mm, the press tour is gearing […]