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Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool

We might be entering into another peak phase of Jamie Bell‘s career.  After an unfortunate association with the “Fantastic Four” reboot and a four-season run on AMC’s “Turn,” the 31-year-old actor returns with one of…

Just like that, it’s December and end of year lists are being curated (if not already posted) and the Sundance Film Festival has released their lineup for the upcoming fest which will subsequently, technically, begin chatter for the 2018 Oscars. …

There are a lot of movies trying to elbow into the awards race, and Sony Pictures Classics is hoping voters will remember “Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool.” While it doesn’t have the same buzz as the studio’s other major…

If you live in Los Angeles and haven’t caught up with most of this year’s awards season titles you can breathe easy.  No, screeners aren’t arriving early, but AFI Fest has added some unexpected starpower and prestige to its 2017 slate…

It was probably inevitable, but at this point it’s a smart bet that the 2018 Best Picture winner didn’t screen at the 44th Telluride Film Festival. I mean, sure, it’s still possible, and without question the annual Labor Day cinephile extravaganza featured at least two Best Picture nominees: “The Shape of Water” and “Darkest Hour.” But no one left the Colorado town believing either were locks to win Oscar’s top prize. Continue reading Fox Searchlight Dominates Telluride As ‘Shape Of Water’ And ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Make Oscar Pitches at The Playlist.

Annette Bening has been nominated for an Oscar four times, but has yet to put one on the shelf. But that could change this year thanks to “Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool,” which is already earning awards season buzz, not just for Bening’s turn, but for the performance of her co-star Jamie Bell as well. READ MORE: Annette Bening Shines In ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’ [Telluride Review] Directed by Paul McGuigan (“The Acid House,” “Gangster No. Continue reading ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’ Trailer: Annette Bening & Jamie Bell Fall In Love at The Playlist.

TELLURIDE – In case you haven’t heard, people have been waiting for an Annette Bening performance for the ages. It’s a thing. The sort of role that would encapsulate a mighty fine career that when compared to her peers hasn’t always gotten the notoriety it deserves despite four Academy Award nominations. Improbably, while Bening is incredible playing a fading Hollywood starlet in Paul McGuigan’s “Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool,” it’s her co-star, Jamie Bell, who might be the film’s real secret weapon. Continue reading Annette Bening Shines In ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’ [Telluride Review] at The Playlist.

The Telluride Film Festival has earned its reputation as one of the best-curated film events in the world and this year’s lineup is no exception. Contrary to popular opinion, the programmers don’t make their selections in regards to a film’s Oscar chances as much as whether they think it will challenge or captivate the faithful moviegoers who spend $780 (or more) for passes (it’s not a cheap fest, but to the regulars it’s movie heaven). Continue reading Telluride Film Festival: 10 Most Anticipated Films at The Playlist.

The Telluride Film Festival has earned its reputation as one of the best-curated film events in the world and this year’s lineup is no exception. Contrary to popular opinion, the programmers don’t make their selections in regards to a film’s Oscar chances as much as whether they think it will challenge or captivate the faithful moviegoers who spend $780 (or more) for passes (it’s not a cheap fest, but to the regulars it’s movie heaven). Continue reading Telluride Film Festival: 10 Most Anticipated Films at The Playlist.