David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about Freaky, The Expanse, and Attack of the Murder Hornets. For the feature review, the cast is joined by Roxana Hadadi to talk about Nomadland, the latest film by director Chloe Zhao starring Frances McDormand.
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Chloé Zhao has set a new awards season record. The director of awards darling Nomadland has surpassed Alexander Payne (Sideways) as the person to earn the most awards in a single awards season in the modern era, pushing Nomadland to the front of this year’s Oscar race.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 by Ben Pearson
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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The 2021 Independent Spirit Awards nominations have been announced. Along with honoring the best that independent cinema has to offer, this year’s Indie Spirit Awards have also introduced a television category, with several awards being handed out for the small screen.
On the feature film side of things, Never Rarely Sometimes Always came out on top with seven total nominations across all categories. Coming up right behind it is the American family drama Minari with six nominations, followed by Nomadland and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, each scoring five nominations overall. See the full list of 2021 Independent Spirit Awards nominations below. Read More »
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 »
Starting today, hopefully the rest of the year will start to feel a little less like a never-ending nightmare. Helping with that will be a new batch of TV shows and movies for you to soak up from Disney+ and Hulu. There’s an interesting mix of classic comedy, prestige drama, buzzed about Oscar-hopefuls, past Oscar winners, and so much more coming to these two streaming services. We’ve picked out some of the best TV shows and movies coming to Hulu and Disney+, and you can see the entire list below too. Read More »
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In this edition, take a closer look at some of the hints about how Vision has returned in Marvel’s new series WandaVision. Plus, The Hollywood Reporter hosts a virtual directors roundtable with filmmakers Spike Lee, Regina King, Lee Isaac Chung, George Clooney, and more. And finally, go behind the scenes of the first season of the Netflix period romance series Bridgerton. Read More »
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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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Awards season is unfolding a little later than usual this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic shifting the windows for qualifying films into early 2021. That’s why movies like Nomadland and Minari, which you’ve seen pop up on various lists naming the Top 10 Films of 2020, aren’t getting wide theatrical releases until February. But the 30th Gotham Awards winners have just been announced, kicking off a season of accolades for the best films from last year. Who walked away with the big prizes? Get the full list of 2021 Gotham Awards winners below. Read More »