Middleburg Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners – ‘Lion’ and ‘The Eagle Huntress’ Come Out on Top

Read the Press Release: October 24, 2016, Middleburg, VA – Middleburg Film Festival announced today the 2016 Audience Award winners, concluding the four-day festival.  This year’s Audience Award for Best Narrative went to LION, Garth Davis’ feature film directorial debut.  This year’s Audience Award for Best Documentary went to THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, from first-time feature filmmaker […]


Box Office: ‘Madea’ Beats Tom Cruise and ‘Moonlight’ Sets Yearly Record

(OCTOBER 21 – OCTOBER 23, 2016 estimates) “Boo! A Madea Halloween” (Opening) – $27,600,000 “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” (Opening) – $23,000,000 “Ouija: Origin of Evil” (Opening) – $14,060,000 “The Accountant” (Week 2) – $14,025,000 “The Girl on the Train” (Week 3) – $7,270,000 “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (Week 4) – $6,000,000 “Keeping […]

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Josh Gad Boards ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ With Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp

Josh Gad is the latest person to join a stacked cast for “Murder on the Orient Express.” The film also stars Daisy Ridley, Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Peña and Judi Dench. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gad “will play Hector McQueen, a skittish man who drinks too much and works as an assistant/translator […]

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Tom Hiddleston Joins Eddie Redmayne in Nick Park’s ‘Early Man’

Tom Hiddleston is signing up for Aardman and StudioCanal’s upcoming animated prehistoric soccer film, “Early Man.” Per The Hollywood Reporter, who broke the news, the details on Hiddleston’s role are as follows: In an announcement made Thursday by StudioCanal and Aardman, ‘The Night Manager’ star is set to voice the “ridiculously pompous” Lord Nooth, governor of […]


IFP Gotham Award Nominations Announced – ‘Manchester by the Sea’ Leads, ‘Paterson’ Makes Strong Showing

The first precursor of the year has announced its nominations: the IFP Gotham Awards. Different committees, made up of film critics and industry professionals in all different areas, voted to announce the 26th annual crop of films. Leading the way is Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea” with four nominations. The Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions feature […]

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CHECK OUT: First Look at Adam Driver in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’

Martin Scorsese is hard at work finishing his passion project, “Silence.” As such, no trailer is available for the film. However, per The Independent, another look at the film has been released. The picture, shown above, features the first look at Adam Driver‘s character in the movie. Previous images have only shown glimpses of Liam […]

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Box Office: ‘The Accountant’ Counts a Number One Victory

(OCTOBER 14 – OCTOBER 16, 2016 estimates) “The Accountant” (Opening) – $24,715,000 “Kevin Hart: What Now?” (Opening) – $11,984,245 “The Girl on the Train” (Week 2) – $11,974,915 “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (Week 3) – $8,900,000 “Deepwater Horizon” (Week 3) – $6,350,000 “Storks” (Week 4) – $5,600,000 “The Magnificent Seven” (Week 4) – […]


85 Countries In Competition for 2016 Foreign Language Film Oscar, Record Number of Submissions

Read the Press Release: 85 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 2016 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® 60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film Category LOS ANGELES, CA – Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.  Yemen is a first-time entrant. The 2016 submissions are: Albania, “Chromium,” Bujar […]