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Kevin Jagernauth

Kevin Jagernauth

When it came to last year’s historic Oscar Best Picture flub (that ruined the awards for Barry Jenkins forever), Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway unfairly got most of the heat. What has largely been forgotten is that the whole envelope mixup happen…

When “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hits home video later this month, fans are going to be treated to fourteen deleted scenes (totalling over 20 minutes), which show the narrative paths that Rian Johnson chose not to go down. As he’s expl…

Yesterday, Disney moved up the release date of “Avengers: Infinity War” to April 27th, giving the blockbuster three clear weeks to dominate multiplexes before the arrival of “Deadpool 2.” But let’s be real, your parents (a…

Faced with criticisms from some corners about the gaze employed on his young leads in “Blue Is The Warmest Color,” director Abdellatif Kechiche doubles down with his new film “Mektoub My Love: Canto Uno.” In fact, the trailer fo…

Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev has established a particular brand of crushing, arthouse cinema. His latest, “Loveless,” has netted him an Oscar nomination, but the filmmaker is not exactly the first name you’d think of to bring …

Studios know better than to dare try and compete with a Marvel movie. When “Avengers: Infinity War” threw down the gauntlet for May 4th, no one around town scheduled anything against it, rightly assuming they would be steamrolled. However, …

Television dramas set in the world of the restaurant industry haven’t had a great track record (remember AMC‘s “Feed The Beast“?), but Starz is going to the plate (sorry, not sorry) with “Sweetbitter.” And I have to …

Suddenly, Danny Boyle has a lot of options on the table. With the director putting the finishing touches on the upcoming FX series “Trust,” it looks like he isn’t going to take much of a break. Recent weeks have seen him join the mix …

There are many, many questions about what will happen in the second season of HBO‘s terrific “Westworld” (for example, will we get more samurais?). However, everyone involved with the show are keeping the secrets hid for now. But the …

Nicolas Winding Refn isn’t working in television for the first time (he directed a couple of entries in the “Agatha Christie’s Marple” series, and also wrote some episodes of the Scandinavian show “The Chosen 7“), bu…