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    Awards: With ‘Big Mouth’ Picking Up Steam, Can It Snag Emmy Glory?

    One of the best parts of award season is when a category is wide open. An even playing field leads to weeks of speculation and fun surprises come awards night. In the case for the Emmys, an open category can lead to a new show taking home gold. This is the case for the Outstanding […] More

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    TV Review: ‘Big Mouth’ Marries Crude Humor With Important Lessons

    I wish I had a show like “Big Mouth” as a teenager. No, this is not just because I’m sure I would’ve laughed just as hard as the crude humor throughout. Much like Season One of the Netflix animated show, Season Two takes a honest, thoughtful look at puberty. Further into their development, “Big Mouth” […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Operation Finale’ Lacks the Urgency to Succeed in its Mission

    Thrillers based on real-life events have to walk a very fine line. Hug too closely to the historical record and it may not feel sufficiently cinematic. Fabricate too much in the service of dramatic license and it can come off as disrespectful. All of this is even stiffer of a line when talking about World […] More

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    WATCH: Oscar Isaac and Ben Kingsley Face Off in Official Trailer for ‘Operation Finale’

    MGM released a trailer for the upcoming historical drama, “Operation Finale.” The producers describe the story this way: This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. Oscar Isaac stars as Peter Malkin. He […] More

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    Jordan Peele, Emily V. Gordon, and Others React to Spirit Award Nominations

    The 2018 Independent Spirit Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, and a number of excited filmmakers took a minute or two to share their thoughts. Distributor A24 was well represented with 17 overall nominations. They received multiple nods each for “The Florida Project,” “Good Time,” “The Killing of the Sacred Deer,” and “Lady Bird.” Single […] More

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    Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Return to Co-Host 2018 Spirit Awards

    LOS ANGELES (November 14, 2017)— Film Independent announced today that Nick Kroll (“Big Mouth,” “Operation Finale,” “Uncle Drew”) and John Mulaney (“Kid Gorgeous,” ‘Oh, Hello on Broadway’, “Big Mouth”) are signing on for the second year in a row to co-host the 2018 Spirit Awards which will be broadcast live on IFC Saturday, March 3 at 2:00 pm PT / 5:00 pm […] More