Watch Trailer for Yves Saint Laurent Biopic Starring Gaspard Ulliel, Léa Seydoux and Louis Garrel

Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent premiered at Cannes in 2014, competing for the Palme d’Or, only five months after another Yves Saint… Read More

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Watch Thrilling Red Band Trailer for Jean Dujardin’s French Connection-Based ‘The Connection’

Jean Dujardin will hopefully break his affiliation (at least to American audiences) with admittedly excellent silent film slapstick and over-expression in… Read More

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‘Grey Gardens’ and ‘Gimme Shelter’ Director Albert Maysles Has Died

Albert Maysles, the filmmaker who co-directed such groundbreaking documentaries as Grey GardensSalesman, and Gimme Shelter along with his brother David,… Read More

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Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’ Is a Feature-Length Die Antwoord Music Video

When trailers for Chappie were first released, it didn’t seem that the whole thing would pivot on Die Antwoord’s manic and unstable axis — they looked to be supporting characters. On occasion, you could say, “I recognize those gold teeth — it’s the Die Antwoord guy in the background, again. Cool. Next.” But it turns out that, 15 minutes in, Yolandi and Ninja hijack Dev Patel’s kindly character’s AI-creating mission. As if to create the largest possible gulf between erudition and gangster posturing, Patel wants to teach his baby robot poetry and painting, while the gangsters attempt to school him in gun-wielding and, perhaps worse,… Read More

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Update: Harrison Ford “Battered But OK”

As reported last night, Harrison Ford ditched his light plane on a golf course in Venice, California, yesterday. Initial reports… Read More

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Why Is ‘The Hunting Ground’ Driving a Campus Rape Activism Backlash?

Even as new documentary The Hunting Ground gets activists fired up to combat the problem of rape on campuses, there’s a backlash brewing. Emily Yoffe has published a long piece excoriating what she sees the film’s one-sidedness at Slate, in line with her longstanding efforts to brand anti-rape activists as hysterics. “Sexual assault is a serious problem on campus, and activists are to be applauded for bringing attention and resources to it,” she writes. “But the atmosphere of alarm that pervades The Hunting Ground does not serve accusers, the accused, or their classmates, young people who are still learning how to think about sex.” … Read More

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Watch Samuel L. Jackson as U.S. President Stranded in Finnish Wilderness in Wonderfully Ridiculous Trailer

The film Big Game didn’t win positive reviews at 2014’s Toronto International Film Festival despite being completely silly — it won… Read More

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Diablo Cody Writing Next Draft of Live Action Barbie Film

For a while now, Sony Pictures has been developing a film (with Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation) based on everyone’s favorite… Read More

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