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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…

Laura Dern and Will Ferrell are like peanut butter and chocolate. Two great things on their own, but when combined are likely to elevate both to next levels. And thankfully, filmmaker Max Winkler is going to make the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of movies…

The last few years have seen a massive spike in “event series” on TV. Networks snatch up some incredible actors and filmmakers, find a story that can be easily told in six or eight hour-long episodes, and wait for the accolades to roll in. That’s exact…

Having directed the powerful drama “Blood Diamond,” Edward Zwick is back with another impactful film, “Trial By Fire,” which premiered at last year’s Telluride Film Festival. It’s both a heartbreaking and heartfelt story of injustice and human co…

It was a shocking deception and one of the most significant literary hoaxes of the century. The short version of the true-life story: A troubled author (Laura Albert) masqueraded as a fictional teenage boy from a broken home and got the sister of her b…

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a new round of presenters for the host-less Oscars on Feb. 24 and some names were more impressive than others. Oscar winner Javier Bardem, Oscar nominee Angela Bassett, “Black Panther&#822…

“Are you tired, old man?” an arrogant, younger soon-to-be victim of Liam Neeson taunts in “Cold Pursuit” — the latest installment of the actor’s 21st-century action hero renaissance. And of course, he’s in for a rude…

The Stellan Skarsgård-led crime thriller “In Order of Disappearance,” from Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland, initially premiered to critical acclaim at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival. Our own Jessica Kiang praised it (and was later pu…