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‘SUFFRAGETTE’ commemorates Women’s Equality Day with New Poster and Video

On August 26th, 1920 the United States government accorded women the right to vote. Each year, the President of the United States designates August 26th as Women’s Equality Day to commemorate this landmark decision. Focus Features’ moving and powerful SUFFRAGETTE shines a light on women who risked everything for the right to vote, in early-20th […]

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Watch the First Trailer for ‘Suffragette’ with Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep from Focus Features

Watch the first trailer for the Oscar hopeful “Suffragette” from Focus Features that stars a slew of Oscar talent and hopefuls. Director Sarah Gavron’s film starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Romola Garai, Natalie Press, and three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, will open in limited release on October […]

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Awards Profile: Suffragette

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as a potential awards vehicle for next year’s Academy Awards.  This is all speculative since with just about all these films, we haven’t […]

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Nicolas Winding Refn is making a horror movie?

Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is one of the more unique voices in the business, so anything he’s involved with has my interest. Apparently, he’s potentially going to be making a horror thriller called The Bringing for Sony if negotiations go well, which is a choice I did not see coming for the director. This movie […]

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Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ Will Open May 1, 2015

Add this to your 2015 calendars.  Another push back for Fox Searchlight Pictures.  It was officially announced that Thomas Vinterberg’s upcoming remake of Far from the Madding Crowd starring Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan, Michael Sheen, and Matthias Schoenaerts will be released in theaters on May 1. 2015. Cross this one off your Oscar Predictions […]

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Awards Profile: Far From the Madding Crowd

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg Written by: David Nicholls Cast: Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, Michael Sheen Synopsis: Far From the Madding Crowd, based on the 1874 book of the same name by Thomas Hardy, follows the tempestuous Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) who struggles to remain independent despite falling for three different men. Why It Might Succeed: […]

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Inside Llewyn Davis (Multiple Reviews)

By: Joey Magidson (★★★★) Going into my initial screening of Inside Llewyn Davis back at the New York Film Festival a few months ago, I had no reason to expect that I’d even like it. As many of you know, I’m not the biggest Coen Brothers fan, so I’m not predisposed to enjoy what Joel Coen […]

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Warner Bros. Launches Awards Site – ‘Gravity’ and ‘Her’ Set for Oscar Play

Warner Bros. sent out e-mails to all major awards guilds, including the Broadcast Film Critics Association, today announcing the launch of their awards site with screening dates and categories listed.  The studio who last year won Best Picture with Ben Affleck’s “Argo” seems to have another strong possibility for many award citations this coming season. […]