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“When the time is right” or …not right now?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 29, 2016 14:31:03 November 29, 2016 14:31:03
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Last December, Star Wars began a new era of storytelling with The Force Awakens and this year it expands that story with a new cohort of rebels and heroes in Rogue One. What these movies have in common, besides the galaxy far far away, are two things: 1) Inclusive casts, and 2) the stewardship of Kathleen Kennedy. Full Story

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Andrew & Emma's award schedules

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 28, 2016 18:18:32 November 28, 2016 18:18:32
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It's looking like Emma Stone will for sure be at every stop during award season, as a nominee. It would be a major shock if La La Land isn't a contender across all the major categories. Last week, a trailer for one of the final contenders in the Oscar race, Martin Scorsese's Silence, was released. Full Story

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Rogue One goes on sale

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 28, 2016 16:47:45 November 28, 2016 16:47:45
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Here’s Felicity Jones at Good Morning America today. Thanksgiving is over. So it’s now a two week push for everyone, pretty much in every industry, to blast out as much work as possible before things start slowing down for the Christmas holiday. Full Story

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Warren Beatty in Rules Don’t Apply

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 24, 2016 17:49:33 November 24, 2016 17:49:33
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It’s been fifteen years since Warren Beatty has appeared in a movie, and nearly twenty since he last directed a film, but Beatty returns to film—in front of and behind the camera—with Rules Don’t Apply, his long-gestating Howard Hughes movie. Full Story

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Hard Boiled Tom Hiddleston

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 24, 2016 16:23:51 November 24, 2016 16:23:51
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I saw a headline the other day about Warner Bros developing Hard Boiled with Tom Hiddleston to star and my first reaction was… WHAAAAAAAAAT??? Followed by outrage, like the kind that explodes on Twitter every 5 seconds. Hard Boiled?!? THE Hard Boiled? Turns out there’s a comic book called Hard Boiled by Frank Miller and Geoff Darrow and the studio is hoping to adapt it as another collaboration between Tom and director Ben Wheatley; they’ve previously worked together on High-Rise. Full Story

The Silence trailer is not silent

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 23, 2016 16:34:17 November 23, 2016 16:34:17

Whenever Martin Scorsese directs a movie, it’s a foregone conclusion that it will be considered an Oscar contender. And so here we have the first trailer for his latest film, Silence, starring Andrew Garfield Full Story

Moana is just delightful

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 23, 2016 15:42:46 November 23, 2016 15:42:46
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I saw Moana Monday night and have not stopped listening to the songs since. All the songs are credited to Mark Mancina, who also composed the score; Opetaia Foa’i, of the Oceanic band Te Vaka; and Broadway star and alleged heartthrob Full Story

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Ben & Jen for Live By Night

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 21, 2016 19:00:56 November 21, 2016 19:00:56
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Live By Night has started screening for industry. The film will open in limited release in December to qualify for Oscar consideration before going wide in January. And while Warner Bros is trying to seem like they’re playing it low key for a campaign, the scheduling makes it obvious their intention. Full Story

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