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WATCH: First Trailer for ‘American Pastoral’ from director Ewan McGregor and Lionsgate

In one of the latest updates on the Oscar Prediction pages, I spoke about rumors circling Ewan McGregor‘s directorial debut “American Pastoral“.  The early buzz is HUGE, and we’re always handed a few under-the-radar surprises during the awards season. Case in point, Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight” last year.  The film was looked upon as nothing more […]

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WATCH: New Featurette for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ – “A New Hero”

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four “Harry Potter” blockbusters. […]

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WATCH: New Trailer for ‘The Fundamentals of Caring’ from Netflix and Starring Paul Rudd

Check out the trailer for the new Netflix original film, The Fundamentals of Caring which will premiere exclusively on the service on Friday, June 24,2016. Based on the novel by Jonathan Evison and written, directed and produced by Rob Burnett,The Fundamentals of Caring stars Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Ehle, Megan Ferguson and Frederick Weller. The […]

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WATCH: New Trailer for ‘MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN’ from Tim Burton

0th Century Fox has released a BRAND NEW trailer for MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN! From visionary director, Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home […]

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OSCARS: How close are we to an animated Best Picture winner?

Like many who grew up during the Disney Renaissance, I have long believed that Animated Films can be just as important as your run of the mill dramas. I also believe that films like “Big Hero 6” or “How to Train Your Dragon” can be more impactful for young filmmakers than “oscar bait.” Animation teaches […]

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WATCH: First Teaser Trailer for Disney’s ‘Moana’

The first official teaser trailer for Disney’s upcoming animated film, “Moana,” was released Sunday. Per ComingSoon.net, the film’s synopsis is the following: Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one […]

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GKIDS Joins Production of ‘The Breadwinner’ – Due Out Fall 2017

GKIDS JOINS PRODUCTION OF “THE BREADWINNER” THIRD FEATURE FROM TWO-TIME OSCAR®– NOMINATED CARTOON SALOON GKIDS’ ERIC BECKMAN & DAVID JESTEADT TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE FALL 2017 THEATRICAL RELEASE PLANNED New York, NY – June 9, 2016 – GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that CEO/Founder Eric Beckman and SVP of […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 197: Oscar Predictions, the First Half of the Year, and Questions

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: We’re BACK ON iTUNES!!!! We’re talking films we’re looking forward to as well as the contenders from the first half of the year. Taking your questions, #CinephileShowdowns, and #ChoosetheGold ANNOUNCING […]

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Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda to Star in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ – Set for Christmas 2018

BURBANK, Calif. (May 31, 2016) – Golden Globe Award® winner Emily Blunt (“Into the Woods,” the upcoming “Girl on the Train”) and Emmy®, GRAMMY®, Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton,” “In the Heights”) are set to star in “Mary Poppins Returns,” a sequel to the studio’s 1964 classic, “Mary Poppins,” which will be released on […]