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Halt And Catch Fire” says goodbye with its fourth and final season, by going to the beginning… of the internet. AMC‘s underseen tech world drama is getting a chance to wrap up its story, and, to do so, jumps the narrative from the 1980s setting of the first three seasons to the 1990s. For those who have been watching, season three ended with a time leap that sets up the new season. Continue reading ‘Halt And Catch Fire’ Season 4 Trailer Looks For Bigger Ideas at The Playlist.

This weekend, studios will be elbowing each other to walk away from San Diego Comic Con with the biggest buzz for their blockbuster vehicles. It can be difficult to rise above the noise, so Warner Bros. is just side-stepping the fanboy francas and getting ahead of the game of “Blade Runner 2049.” The highly anticipated sequel to the Ridley Scott classic finds Denis Villeneuve in the driver’s seat. Continue reading New ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Trailer Returns To The Future at The Playlist.

Sometimes there are great shows that just don’t manage to get the groundswell of buzz they deserve, and frankly, it’s kind of amazing “Halt And Catch Fire” has made it a fourth and final season. AMC has supported the tech drama this far, but this year it’ll be shut down, but not before bringing viewers to the early days of the internet. The new season will the characters colliding with the early days of the world wide web, while bringing aboard a new actress for the final go ’round in “Veep” star Anna Chlumsky. Continue reading ‘Halt And Catch Fire’ Season 4 Teaser Brings You The Early Days Of The Internet at The Playlist.

While prestigious films make their debut at Cannes, in the basement of the Palais, the marketplace is where new projects are being announced and shopped around. It’s hard to keep to keep up with all of them, but here are some of the latest highlights: While it’s not the six-film action pantomimes franchise we were hoping for, you do want to see a movie about the world’s greatest mime, right? Well, Jesse Eisenberg will play the legendary French mime Marcel Marceau in the film, “Resistance,” centering on the artist’s involvement in the resistance in the WWII. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Brownstein, Sandra Bullock & More Line Up New Projects at The Playlist.

While prestigious films make their debut at Cannes, in the basement of the Palais, the marketplace is where new projects are being announced and shopped around. It’s hard to keep to keep up with all of them, but here are some of the latest highlights: While it’s not the six-film action pantomimes franchise we were hoping for, you do want to see a movie about the world’s greatest mime, right? Well, Jesse Eisenberg will play the legendary French mime Marcel Marceau in the film, “Resistance,” centering on the artist’s involvement in the resistance in the WWII. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Brownstein, Sandra Bullock & More Line Up New Projects at The Playlist.

Tasked with making the followup to one of the most iconic and influential sci-fi films in cinema history, the weight of expectations on the shoulders of Denis Villeneuve is not lost on the director. But he credits working on the acclaimed “Arrival” for helping him get ready to make the followup to Ridley Scott‘s classic, “Blade Runner 2049.” ” ‘Arrival’ was by far my most effects-oriented movie. Continue reading First Trailer For Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Starring Ryan Gosling & Harrison Ford Returns To The Future at The Playlist.

The rise of “Black Mirror” has been a fascinating thing to watch. It first aired fairly quietly in the fall of 2011 on the U.K.’s Channel 4, with a short run of three episodes. It hailed from creator Charlie Brooker who, though he had a couple of TV series behind him (hipster satire “Nathan Barley,” co-created with “Four Lions” helmer Chris Morris, and zombie-reality-TV miniseries “Dead Air”), was best known as a TV critic and on-air personality. Continue reading Ranking All 13 Episodes Of ‘Black Mirror’ So Far at The Playlist.

The road to success sometimes leaves friendships behind, and from that kernel unravels the thriller “Always Shine,” which has been earning strong buzz on festival circuit. And with director Sophia Takal‘s film now headed to cinemas, this tense and nervy new trailer certainly makes the case to see it on a big screen near you. Starring Mackenzie Davis, Caitlin FitzGerald, Lawrence Michael Levine, Alexander Koch, and Jane Adams, the story follows two friends and actresses, who embark on a weekend getaway to reconnect. Continue reading Friendship Unravels In New Trailer For Psychological Thriller ‘Always Shine’ With Mackenzie Davis & Caitlin FitzGerald at The Playlist.

Reconnecting with old friends can be a tricky proposition even under the best of circumstances, but the best frenemies at the heart of Always Shine aren’t in the best of circumstances. Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald lead Sophia Takal‘s psychological thriller as a pair of longtime pals who head up to Big Sur together in an effort to repair their […] The post ‘Always Shine’ Trailer & Poster: Mackenzie Davis & Caitlin FitzGerald Are Best Frenemies appeared first on /Film.

Filmmakers Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell are best known for their work on documentaries “Until the Light Takes Us” and “99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film,” but with the recently released short “Memory Box,” the duo is taking their shot at sci-fi. The short film stars Mackenzie Davis and (the voice of) Shane Carruth, but there’s more to the story than just what’s on screen. Continue reading Mackenzie Davis And Shane Carruth Step Into The ‘Memory Box’ In New Short Film at The Playlist.