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Alex Arabian

Alex Arabian

Writer, director, and producer Edward Zwick‘s filmography may not be as abundant as some of his industry peers. However, his breadth of work is characteristically dense, exalted, and versatile. “Glory,” “Legends of the Fall,&#82…

The ’80s had arrived. Disco was dead, and for many, new wave synth wasn’t cutting it. People hungered for a new sound. Before hip-hop would take shape in the region, thrash metal was born in the Bay Area. If you aren’t familiar with the Bay…

“The OA” co-creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij deserve some much needed time for a long vacation to decompress from the two-year marathon that was creating ‘Part II’ of their groundbreaking Netflix original series. One of …

**Spoilers for Season 2 of “The OA,” which hit Netflix today. You’ve been warned.** ** ** “SUPERIMPOSE: 7 HOURS 46 MINUTES EARLIER… EXT. WINDY ROAD – NIGHT We hear knocking sounds, after which the camera CUTS TO a MA…

The film industry life cycle begins anew in the first quarter of every year as awards season comes to a close and festival season gains momentum. A time reserved for acknowledging the industry’s greatest achievements of the past year meets the pe…

Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij left audiences speechless when they ended the first season of their groundbreaking Netflix sci-fi series, “The OA,” on a cliffhanger. As OA (Marling) is rushed to the hospital after being shot during a viscer…

Director Alex Lehmann made his narrative feature film debut with the critically-acclaimed “Blue Jay” in 2016, a film that was shot with just a sketch of a screenplay in just under seven days, with actors Mark Duplass (who also wrote the ske…

Mia Wasikowska‘s latest film, “Piercing,” is a most unconventional love story between two highly disturbed individuals. “Piercing” is Nicolas Pesce‘s followup to his critically acclaimed directorial debut, “The…

Recently, we spoke with actor Charlie Cox about his new film “King of Thieves,” which reunites him with his “The Theory of Everything” director James Marsh. He discussed working with the outstanding cast led by Michael Caine, &#…

Charlie Cox‘s latest film, “King of Thieves,” reunites him with his “The Theory of Everything” director, Oscar winner James Marsh (“Man on Wire“). Penned by “Mindhunter” scribe Joe Penhall, “K…