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    Film Review: ‘Artemis Fowl’ Conjures a Fairly Odd Spell

    It only took two decades, but fans of Eoin Colfer’s “Artemis Fowl” are finally getting their big screen adaptation. Kenneth Branagh directs this first installment of the hit YA franchise, which might have played better as a Disney+ show or miniseries, à la HBO’s “His Dark Materials.” When the beginning rushes characterization in favor of […] More

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    WATCH: Exciting First Trailer for Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ from Kenneth Branagh

    Disney today has released the first trailer for their upcoming “Artemis Fowl” film, based on the beloved book series by Eoin Colfer. Directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh (“Henry V”), it marks the first time that the books have been adapted for the big screen, much to the delight of long time fans of […] More

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    WATCH: New Trailer Released For Tom Hooper’s ‘Cats’ Sees More of The Jelicles

    Universal Pictures released a new trailer for Tom Hooper‘s “Cats” Tuesday morning. The film is a big screen adaptation of the beloved hit Broadway musical of the same name. It stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward. […] More

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    Six Circuit: Which 2012 Supporting Actress Got ‘Les Miserables’ News on Oscar Nomination Morning?

    Welcome to the thirty-third entry in our Six Circuit series. “It Came True.” From the announcement of Tom Hooper’s “Les Miserables,” Anne Hathaway was proclaimed frontrunner for her role as Fantine, the dying prostitute. Once we heard “I Dreamed a Dream” in the first trailer, the race was pretty much over. Still, the race for nominations […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Red Joan’ Bombs In More Ways Than One

    Imagine being woken up in your quiet, suburban life by the sound of the British Secret Service there to arrest you for treason. Such is the logline for “Red Joan,” based on the novel of the same name by Jennie Rooney. Our lead, Joan (Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson) finds herself charged with disclosing classified […] More

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    WATCH: Judi Dench Accused of Treason in ‘Red Joan’ Trailer

    IFC Films has released a new trailer for “Red Joan,” a spy drama starring Oscar winner Judi Dench. She plays Joan Stanley, a widow living out a quiet retirement until the British Secret Service places her under arrest. They charge her with classifying scientific material, such as an atomic bomb, to the Soviet government for decades. The fact […] More

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    WATCH: ‘All Is True’ Releases First Trailer With Branagh and Dench as Mr. & Mrs. Shakespeare

    One of the films that remains unseen by most prognosticators has been “All Is True,” a new film from Kenneth Branagh. The famed actor and thespian set his film with Sony Pictures Classics late in the game, just a few weeks ago. However, with a veteran cast of actors, including Judi Dench and Ian McKellen, the film looks to break […] More

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    WATCH: Disney Releases First Teaser for ‘Artemis Fowl’ Film From Kenneth Branaugh

    As a director, Kenneth Branaugh has had a very interesting career. He first grew in the public eye for his work in the world of Shakespeare. With giant productions of “Henry V,” “Hamlet,” and “Much Ado About Nothing,” Branaugh became the modern equivalent of Laurence Olivier. In fact, Branaugh would earn an Oscar nomination for portraying Olivier in […] More

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    Kenneth Branagh Directed ‘All Is True’ Will Receive Oscar-Qualifying Run, Co-Stars Dench & McKellen

    With a mere two months until the end of the year, we are still getting films thrown into the Oscar race. The latest had been “The Mule,” which stars Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper. The late-breaking nature of the film have made many question its awards prospects, but it will continue to hover around the conversation. Apparently, Sony Pictures […] More

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    Judi Dench the Latest to Join Tom Hooper’s ‘Cats’ Adaptation

    There are a lot more “Cats” roaming in Hollywood than you probably thought. At least, a lot more of them are British than expected. However, considering British writer/director Andrew Lloyd Webber adapted the musical, the tie makes more sense. The famed Broadway musical “Cats” began in the West End before coming to America, where it launched to global […] More

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