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    EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Two Popes’ Is Adapted for the Oscars Despite WGA Original Classification

    Update your predictions accordingly! “The Two Popes” will have Oscar consideration in another screenplay race. The competitive awards season continues to heat up as a source on the Netflix awards team confirms exclusively to AwardsCircuit that Netflix’s masterful drama will compete in the Adapted Screenplay category for the upcoming Academy Awards. Despite this classification by […] More

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    Awards: Will ‘The Two Popes’ Grace The Oscar Stage?

    Ever since its debut at the Telluride Film Festival in late August, “The Two Popes” has been steadily building a fanbase. Some pundits were looking forward to an acting showcase between two veterans and found so much more. Others had zero expectations and instead found something special. However they came to it, viewers have almost […] More

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    WATCH: Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce Are ‘The Two Popes’ in First Teaser Trailer from Netflix

    Netflix unveiled another of their 2019 awards contenders today, as a Teaser Trailer dropped for “The Two Popes” from director Fernando Meirelles. Starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce, with a screenplay by Anthony McCarten, it’s sure to be a character study and acting showcase of the highest order. “The Two Popes” is inspired by true […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Brings Rami Malek to the Forefront as Freddie Mercury is Displayed But Not Explored

    A standard formula for biopics is followed to the near percentage point in Bryan Singer‘s “Bohemian Rhapsody” (as also co-directed by Dexter Fletcher following Singer’s firing) starring Rami Malek as famed lead singer Freddie Mercury.  While the film’s clunky direction and eye-rolling scene setups are manifested, it’s the wondrous performance of Malek that makes it worth […] More

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    WATCH: Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury in Teaser Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

    After months of speculation, behind-the-scenes problems, and controversy surrounding what would and would not be included, the first look at “Bohemian Rhapsody” has arrived. The synopsis of the film from 20th Century Fox reads: “‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and […] More

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    Awards Profile: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ from Twentieth Century Fox

    Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at least at this time of writing). We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be […] More

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    Gary Oldman Reacts to His SAG Nomination

    Fresh off of his first Golden Globe nomination, Gary Oldman added a SAG Award nomination to his collection. The actor stars as Winston Churchill in the new film, “Darkest Hour,” from Focus Features. “Darkest Hour” tells the story of Churchill’s first weeks as England’s Prime Minister. In the midst of political unrest, and with Hitler’s […] More

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    Middleburg Film Review: ‘Darkest Hour’ Is a Compelling Portrait of Leadership

    2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: As a politically charged, historical piece of filmmaking, it’ll be difficult to find a better example than Joe Wright‘s fiery “Darkest Hour.”  Boasting possibly one of the all-time great performances from Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, the film exhibits a rare intelligence of showing a reenactment of true events blended brilliantly […] More

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    Telluride Review: ‘Darkest Hour’ Launches Gary Oldman’s Oscar Bid

    2017 TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL: If you go back to the earliest set of Oscar predictions, Gary Oldman has been declared the frontrunner for the Lead Actor Oscar.  We’re glad to report, the wily veteran actor has officially kicked off Oscar season with his metamorphic performance in Joe Wright’s “Darkest Hour” – which made its World […] More

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    WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Darkest Hour’ with Gary Oldman

    The first trailer and poster has dropped for Joe Wright’s highly anticipated “Darkest Hour” starring Oscar-nominee Gary Oldman. Story: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his […] More