annette trailer

A musical starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard is already one of the most anticipated movies set to debut at the Cannes Film Festival — and why would it not be? Annette comes from director Leos Carax (Boy Meets GirlHoly Motors) and has music written by Sparks, the pop/rock band recently profiled in Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers. But if all those things can’t convince you to be excited for the film, check out the intriguing Annette trailer below.

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annette single

One of our most anticipated movies of the year is a musical in which Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard sing together. If that was the pitch in and of itself, Annette would already be at the top of must-watch films coming out of the Cannes Film Festival. But throw Sparks, the pop/rock band recently profiled in Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature The Sparks Brothers, into the mix alongside director Leos Carax, and you’ve got a recipe for something magical. We get a first taste of that magic in Sparks’ “So May We Start” single, which features Driver and Cotillard singing together in an upbeat rock song.

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Annette Trailer

Here’s the first trailer for a movie that we’ve been waiting years to see.

Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and Marion Cotillard (Inception) co-star in Annette, a fantastic-looking new musical from director Leos Carax (Boy Meets Girl, Holy Motors) that’s written by Sparks, the pop/rock band recently profiled in Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers. The movie, which will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival, looks like it will definitely be worth the long wait. Check out the dazzling first trailer below. Read More »

the brutalist

It’s film festival season, which means we’re getting a surge in casting news for arthouse dramas that feature a few buzzy stars and are helmed by a rising auteur. And that’s what we’re getting with The Brutalist, a “sweeping immigrant drama” from Vox Lux director Brady Corbet which has landed quite a star-studded cast of stars who look good in 1940s fashion, including Joel EdgertonMarion Cotillard, and Mark Rylance.

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Contagion PSAs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, the cast of Steven Soderbergh‘s pandemic drama Contagion has delivered a set of PSAs about how to stop the spread of coronavirus. Plus, a video essay takes a look at the symbols and motifs of the Best Picture winner Parasite to express the film’s powerful thematic elements, and Parks & Recreation star Nick Offerman runs through everything he does in a day. Read More »

Jessica Chastain - Saturday Night Live January 2018 Hosts

Everything surrounding Jessica Chastain‘s highly anticipated spy movie 355 has remained top secret. Until now. When the star-studded cast — including Lupita Nyong’o, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, and Fan Bingbing —united at Cannes, the first few plot details for what sounds like the best spy movie of this decade were revealed. If you weren’t ready to throw all your money at this movie already, be prepared to empty your entire wallet.

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355

Put this movie in front of my eyeballs right now. A new female-driven spy movie called 355 is in the works, and it has a killer cast: Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, and Lupita Nyong’oX-Men: Dark Phoenix director Simon Kinberg is set to helm the espionage film.

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The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle cast

Robert Downey Jr. is setting up more potential franchises in which he can star. One of those is a remake of Doctor Dolittle, and now the once-and-future Tony Stark has revealed The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle cast on Twitter. Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Big Sick), Octavia Spencer (The Help, The Shape of Water), John Cena (12 Rounds, Sisters), and more have signed on to voice animals in the new movie, and you can find out their character names and what animals they’ll play below. Read More »

‘Assassin’s Creed’ – What Did You Think?

Assassin's Creed 2

The early buzz for Assassin’s Creed wasn’t exactly inspiring. The video game adaptation was called “convoluted hokum” and “peculiar, arrestingly uninviting nonsense,” which is the consensus among film critics. Over the holiday season, we’ll see how audiences respond to Justin Kurzel‘s film — a mostly distancing experience from start to finish.

Below, let us know what you think of Assassin’s Creed, but beware of spoilers from here on out.

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Assassin's Creed - Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender

Just because Hollywood has arguably never made a good video game adaptation does not mean they will never make one, and Assassin’s Creed certainly has better pedigree than most. It’s got a promising director (Justin KurzelMacbeth) and a prestigious cast more in line with an Oscar-nominated Shakespeare drama than a big-budget blockbuster (including Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, who starred in Kurzel’s Macbeth). The source material is incredibly popular, and has the kind of look that people describe as “cinematic.” Plus, the early trailers have been full of exciting Spanish Inquisition-era action. So is this it? Is this the movie that finally breaks the video game curse? Well, the first reviews are in, so you can find out what the critics think after the jump.

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