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March 11, 2018

‘People’s Republic of Desire,’ Hao Wu’s third documentary on China’s evolving cultural traits, examines the entertainers and fans devoted to online live-streaming. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

Robert S. Bader’s debut ‘The Tale of the Tapes’ tells the story of Muhammad Ali’s life with an emphasis on his long relationship with TV host Dick Cavett. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

Blockers doesn’t pull off the impossible so much as it turns the tables on a common formula, finding something fresh, empowering, and hilarious in that time-old story of a group of friends making a pact to lose their V-card on prom night. Directed by Kay Cannon, there are a few more …

Ryan Coogler’s global monster hit is the fifth-biggest debut ever for a superhero title in the world’s second-biggest movie market. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Bursting with creative energy, hip-hop artist-turned-director Boots Riley’s directorial debut Sorry to Bother You made a splash at Sundance and now the first peek has arrived ahead of a summer release. Starring Lakeith Stanfield’s character as he climbs the corporate ladder only to find Armie Hammer’s coke-snorting boss character at …

The tried and true “archival footage + talking heads” documentary formula works, and good documentarians know how to swing that formula without sacrificing filmmaking’s visual component. Pick your interviewees. Choose your locations. …

“Stick to the script.” Annapurna has released the first trailer for Boots Riley’s insanely original, totally crazy film Sorry to Bother You, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to some wild hype and rave reviews. If you’ve been waiting to find out what the heck this is about and why everyone went nuts over it, now is your chance to get a look. This trailer reveals a lot of the film, just to say, but I still love it. Lakeith Stanfield stars as a kid in Oakland who lands a telemarketer job and learns he can use his “white voice” to make it all the way to the top of the sales world. The coke-obsessed CEO is played by Armie Hammer, and everything he goes through to get there is absurdly hilarious to watch. The cast includes Danny Glover, Tessa Thompson, Patton Oswalt, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, David Cross, Omari Hardwick, Marcella Bragio,Tom Woodruff Jr., Kate Berlant, Jermaine Fowler, …

You may think you’re ready to see Boots Riley‘s sensational Sorry to Bother You. But I assure you, you are not ready for some of the bizarre ideas and off-the-wall imagery this film has in store for you. Annapurna Pictures wisely scooped up Riley’s much-discussed debut movie after it premiered at …

You’ve seen Lakeith Stanfield everywhere recently in a flurry of supporting roles including in the Oscar-winning “Get Out,” Netflix’s remake of “Death Note,” and a recurring role on Donald Glover’s hit show, “Atlanta.” In “Sorry to Bother You,&#8…

The Sundance Directors and Screenwriters lab have given us some incredible talents and breakouts over the years. The month-long program is designed for first time filmmakers to workshop scenes from their in-progress screenplays. Some previous participa…