destroyer trailer

Destroyer features Nicole Kidman like you’ve never seen her before. The brutal crime thriller from The Invitation director Karyn Kusama puts the actress through hell, with Kidman playing a severely damaged cop dealing with the fallout from her past actions. Also starring Sebastian Stan, Tatiana MaslanyToby Kebbell and Bradley WhitfordDestroyer is one of the year’s best films. Watch the Destroyer trailer below.

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Richard Madden as James Bond

While the James Bond franchise is preparing to have director Cary Fukunaga take over 007’s next mission that was previously in the hands of Danny Boyle, a new rumor indicates what might be happening once Daniel Craig hangs up the tuxedo.

Word on the streets of London is that James Bond franchise producers may be approaching Game of Thrones star Richard Madden to take over the role of 007, inspired by his recent turn on the BBC drama Bodyguard, which was picked up for distribution in the United States by Netflix not too long ago.

Of course, this story comes from the lawless world of British tabloid reporting, so bring your martini shaker of salt along for this one.

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If Beale Street Could Talk Analysis

When KiKi Layne’s Tish and Stephan James’ Fonny make love for the first time, If Beale Street Could Talk cuts to a golden light shimmering off the surface of a jazz record. It spins, unevenly but with purpose, carrying with it the weight of history. Of American history. Of Black American history. The history that author James Baldwin spent a lifetime pulling into the present.

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Annapurna Pictures logo

When Annapurna Pictures launched in 2011, it looked like it might be the savior of auteur-driven filmmaking. Founder Megan Ellison, the daughter of billionaire Larry Ellison, used her considerable fortune to immediately begin funding visionary auteur filmmakers who often had trouble finding financing in a blockbuster-heavy movie landscape, which resulted in some of the best movies of the past few years.

But things at Annapurna Pictures may be more dire than expected, and a new report says Ellison is “reevaluating” the company’s film division.
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Fox News movie

Here’s something that doesn’t happen very often: a major financier and distributor has parted ways with a movie just days before production was set to begin.

Megan Ellison‘s Annapurna Pictures has bailed on an untitled Fox News movie that centers on the late Roger Ailes and the multiple sexual harassment scandals at the network, and there are only two weeks left until filming was scheduled to start. The film has an all-star cast in place, including Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow, Margot Robbie, and Malcolm McDowell, and with Annapurna out as a financier, producer, and distributor, other companies are now jostling to take over the project.
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fox news movie cast

Malcolm McDowell is the latest prestigious actor to join the far-too-good cast of the untitled Fox News movie. Annapurna’s upcoming drama telegraphs the downfall of Fox News chief Roger Ailes, who was deposed in 2016 following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.  McDowell joins the the Fox News movie cast as media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

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sorry to bother you cast

LaKeith Stanfield has had a breakout year, following up his scene-stealing role in FX’s Atlanta with another standout performance as the lead in Boots Riley‘s indie hit Sorry to Bother You. But while Sorry to Bother You set Stanfield on an upward trajectory in Hollywood, that almost wasn’t the case. Riley revealed that Jordan Peele and Donald Glover almost landed the role of the telemarketer with an uncanny “white voice.” But in the end, it turned out fine for all three of them — Peele and Glover had pretty great years, too.

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‘Vice’ Trailer: Christian Bale is Dick Cheney

Vice trailer

Get ready to see Christian Bale like you’ve never seen him before: as the 46h Vice President of the United States. Bale plays controversial former VP Dick Cheney in Vice, a new biopic from director Adam McKay. Like he did with The Big Short, McKay has surrounded Bale with a murderers row of excellent actors and decked them out in wigs and other make-up appliances to have them assume the roles of real-life individuals. Watch the Vice trailer below.

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the sisters brothers trailer

The Sisters Brothers is a strange, lovely, post-modern Western, and it’s now playing in limited release. In honor of the film’s slow rollout, a final Sisters Brothers trailer is here, selling the curious nature of the movie. This is one of the more interesting films you’ll see all year, and it’s almost impossible to truly classify. See for yourself by watching The Sisters Brothers trailer below.

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if beale street could talk trailer

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is back with If Beale Street Could Talk, adapted from the James Baldwin novel of the same name. Jenkins’ film follows a pregnant young woman hoping to clear her fiancé’s name after he’s imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. Watch the new If Beale Street Could Talk trailer below.

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