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WATCH: ‘Bleed for This’ New Official Trailer with Miles Teller

  A new trailer for the boxing drama “Bleed for This” was released today. “Bleed for This” is the incredible true story of one of the most inspiring and unlikely comebacks in sports history. Miles Teller (“Whiplash,” “Divergent”) stars as Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza, a local Providence boxer who shot to stardom after winning […]

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Free Fire’ with Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer

Committing a crime never looked so good. The first look at Ben Wheatley’s 1970s thriller “Free Fire” is here, and offers a glimpse at Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Michael Smiley, Enzo Cilenti and Sam Riley as they prepare for an arms trade. The film, which is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, is set […]

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A24 Acquires Brie Larson’s New Movie, “Free Fire”

Fresh off winning awards for Best Actress, Best Documentary, and Best Visual Effects, A24 has acquired U.S. rights to Ben Wheatley’s action-thriller Free Fire, which will star newly minted Best Actress Oscar winner Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Sam Riley, Noah Taylor, Cillian Murphy, and Jack Reynor.  Free Fire is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, who […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 185: Oscars Post-Mortem, Year-In-Advanced Talk, and Circuit Madness Announcement!

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: Talking the weekend’s box office and viewings that included “Zootopia,” “London Has Fallen,” and “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.”  Some of us caught up with “Deadpool” as well. Oscars Post-Mortem.  What […]

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Aaron Sorkin, Martin Scorsese Announce Big New Projects

Frequent awards season favorites, Aaron Sorkin and Martin Scorsese, are both busy lining up exciting new projects, including a directorial debut for Sorkin. Sorkin, who is best known for his Oscar buzz-worthy scripts for films such as “The Social Network,” “Moneyball” and “Steve Jobs,” is hopping into the director’s chair for the first time. Sorkin will make […]

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First Look at Martin Scorsese’s next film ‘Silence’

If there’s one project currently scheduled for a 2016 release that many film fans are hoping winds up slipping into 2015, it’s Martin Scorsese‘s next outing Silence. A longtime passion project of his, it’s currently film and our first image, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, has hit the web. Scorsese’s movie stars Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, […]

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Pushed to 2016

It seems like it’ll never be easy for Martin Scorsese when it comes to Silence, his long gestating passion project. After literally more than a decade of trying to get this one off the ground, he’s finally gotten financing in place and seemed ready to have it out in time for the end of the […]

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HBO and Paramount are spinning off ‘Shutter Island’ into a TV Series

Some potentially very cool news here. It seems like HBO is teaming up with Paramount, Martin Scorsese, and Dennis Lehane to spin off/turn Shutter Island into a television show. The series might be called Ashecliffe, and according to Deadline the plan is for Lehane to write and Scorsese to direct the pilot. There’s about a […]

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Six Spot #5: Best Director 2011

Welcome back to The Six Spot!  In case you missed last week’s 2003 Best Actress Six Spot, you can catch it here. This week, we discuss one of the more interesting pre-nomination races of the last decade, the 2011 Best Director race.  Unlike the four previous Six Spots, where we had a ton of non-nominees […]

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Oscar Circuit: Best Director

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continues.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Best Director. And the Nominees are… Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave Alexander Payne – Nebraska David O. Russell – American […]