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Quentin Tarantino Adds Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, James Marsden & Many More to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Everyone’s favorite six degrees of separation game (including a new iteration) just got a whole lot easier. At last, Quentin Tarantino and Al Pacino are teaming for the first time for the director’s upcoming 1969-set Los Angeles-based movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. With the film kicking off production this month ahead of a […]

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Watch ‘Hereditary’ Director Ari Aster’s Unsettling Early Short Films

Coming hot off the immense buzz from both Sundance and South by Southwest Film Festivals, Hereditary–hitting theaters this weekend–is being hailed as one of the scariest horror movies in years, as it marks the feature-length directorial debut from Ari Aster. Interestingly though, when taking a look at Aster’s previous body of short-form work, common themes […]

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Brian De Palma Plans Harvey Weinstein-Inspired Horror Movie

Writer-director Brian De Palma – known best for his direction on the iconic Carrie, Mission: Impossible, and Scarface, but deserves appreciation for the rest of his perhaps overlooked career – will be making his return to the horror genre, and it’s sure to stir up some controversy. In a recent conversation with the French publication Le Parisien, he […]

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David Oyelowo and Angelina Jolie to Lead Live-Action Debut from ‘Brave’ Director Brenda Chapman

Come Away will be the live-action directorial debut for the Oscar-winning Brave director Brenda Chapman. Her film, which is slated to begin photography later this year, now has some rather big names attached to it. Both Angelina Jolie and David Oyelowo will star in the director’s latest fantasy drama, Deadline reports. From screenwriter Marissa Kate […]

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First Look at Taika Waititi as Hitler in His Anti-War Satire ‘Jojo Rabbit’

After the release of the widely popular Thor: Ragnarok, it was hard to imagine a Taika Waititi-played character better than Korg (the scene-stealing rock man). But now, after the director’s newest announcement, I think we’ve found a better answer. Taika Waititi will play Hitler in his new anti-war satire, while writing and directing the film […]

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First Images from Steve McQueen’s Crime Drama ‘Widows’

Following up his Oscar-winning drama 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen is switching things up and going genre with his next feature: the crime drama Widows. Based on the British television series, featuring a script co-written by Gone Girl‘s Gillian Flynn, the film boasts one of the year’s best casts, including Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Daniel Kaluuya, Colin Farrell, […]

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Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendelsohn, and More Join Timothée Chalamet in David Michôd’s ‘The King’

Timothée Chalamet was on fire last year. Playing the heartbreaking Elio in Call Me By Your Name, as well as giving remarkable supporting performances in both Hostiles and Lady Bird, Chalamet has cemented himself as one of the best young actors working in Hollywood. We learned earlier this year that he would lead the newest period-drama The King […]

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Sofia Coppola and Paul Schrader Discuss Perfect Endings, ‘First Reformed,’ and Independent Filmmaking

It’s been nearly three month since the first installment in A24’s podcast series – some featuring directors, others featuring actors, but all featuring artists. We’ve heard conversations between Barry Jenkins and Greta Gerwig, Jerrod Carmichael and Bo Burnham, John Early and Toni Collette, and now, in the fourth episode, the podcast brings together Paul Schrader […]

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Lineup Announced for 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Dating back to 1948, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and has become one of Eastern and Central Europe’s most prominent events for cinema. The festival, which takes place in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic every July, has now announced the program of films for its […]

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Todd Haynes Will Direct Sigmund Freud Series for Amazon Studios

Following his magnificent drama Carol and Wonderstruck, which finally got a Blu-ray release this week, Todd Haynes now finds himself back in the director’s chair, reteaming with Amazon Studios for a new series. Haynes spoke mysteriously about his developing project a few months back, describing the series as one that will “re-examine a figure who maybe we forget […]