Nomadland trailer new

After spending months at the forefront of awards discussions and appearing on dozens of “best of 2020” lists, Nomadland is finally poised to actually come out in the United States in a major way. Writer/director Chloé Zhao‘s excellent, contemplative drama starring Frances McDormand is coming to Hulu and theaters in just a few days, and Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer to remind people A) that this is a great movie that everyone will finally have access to, and B) that this is one of the most acclaimed films of the entire year.
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Summer of Soul streaming

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, the drummer for The Roots, made his feature directorial debut with Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), a documentary about a nearly-forgotten music festival held in Harlem in 1969. The movie was selected as one of the opening night films of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and after earning an incredible amount of buzz there, it has now been picked up by Searchlight Pictures.

The company has acquired the worldwide rights to the acclaimed film, which just pulled off the impressive feat of winning both the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Documentary and the Audience Award for Documentary at Sundance. Summer of Soul will be released theatrically, but it will also be available to stream on Hulu in the United States and internationally on Star and Star+.
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poor things

The Favourite team of Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone are reuniting for Poor Things, based on the book by Alasdair Gray. The novel is a send-up of Victorian literature and a re-imagining of Frankenstein, in which the monster has been replaced with “Bella Baxter – a beautiful young erotomaniac brought back to life with the brain of an infant.” And you have to admit, that already sounds like a Yorgos Lanthimos movie.

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Nomadland IMAX release

A few days ago, we learned that Searchlight Pictures plans to put Chloé Zhao‘s poetic drama Nomadland into IMAX theaters at the end of this month. Now a cool Nomadland IMAX poster has arrived to promote that large-format theatrical release – although, sadly, we can’t recommend seeing the movie in that format right now because of the pandemic is still raging in the United States. But at least the poster is a nice representation of the movie. Plus, the film itself arrives on streaming next month, so you don’t have to wait too much longer to finally see it. Read More »

searchlight pictures release dates

Last year obliterated movie release date plans, and as we begin 2021 there’s still some question of what films will open when – and where. For now, the majority of the studios are holding out hope for the return of theatrical releases – especially Disney. Sure, they have streaming services Disney+ and Hulu, but they’re not ready to abandon the theatrical experience just yet.

Case in point: Disney-owned Searchlight Pictures, formerly Fox Searchlight, has released a line-up of new theatrical release dates. The new Searchlight Pictures release dates include the horror flick The Night HouseThe Eyes of Tammy Faye with Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, the Guillermo del Toro-produced Antlers, and the Guillermo del Toro-directed Nightmare Alley.

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nomadland release

Nomadland is one of the best movies of 2020 that barely anyone has seen. But that will soon change, as distributor Searchlight Pictures has set a Nomadland release in both theaters and streaming next month, just ahead of the Oscars.

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nightmare alley wrapped

Nightmare Alley, Guillermo del Toro‘s first feature film since winning a bunch of Oscars for The Shape of Water, has finally wrapped. Principal photography on the pic began in January 2020, but everything had to shut down in March due to the coronavirus. Filming resumed in September, and now del Toro himself has announced that the production has wrapped and that the finished product will arrive in one year. Based on the book by William Lindsay Gresham, Nightmare Alley is about “a ruthless hustler who learns the tricks of the carny trade.”

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Nomadland trailer new

Before Chloé Zhao directed her upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Eternals, the acclaimed writer/director completed work on Nomadland, a quiet, intimate drama starring two-time Oscar winner Frances McDormand as a member of the United States’ nomad community. Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer for the film, which showcases this contemplative, lyrical movie which just might win McDormand her third Academy Award.
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hulu prices

Without San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic-Con, Star Wars Celebration or any big media events, Disney was left to announce tons of news during their big livestreamed presentation for investors last night. That means some little tidbits got lost in the shuffle, such as Disney announcing their plans to make Hulu the exclusive streaming home to original movies from 20th Century Studios and Searchlight, the studios formerly known as 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight. Read More »

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Free Guy Release Date

Yesterday, Disney held their huge, exhausting Investors Day presentation, and while they announced plenty of stuff, they didn’t cover everything. For instance: three upcoming Disney-adjacent films – Free Guy, with Ryan Reynolds, Kenneth Branagh‘s Death on the Nile, and the horror film Antlers – received no mention. But now we have some updates. Both Free Guy and Death on the Nile have changed their release dates yet again, while Antlers has vanished from the calendar entirely.

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