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87th Academy Awards Dates and Early Predictions: Another Streep?

2 hours ago | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Oscar 2015 dates (Meryl Streep in ‘Into the Woods’) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC announced yesterday, April 17, 2014, the Oscar 2015 dates. The Academy Awards ceremony will air live on ABC on February 22, 2015 — or about ten days earlier than the Oscar 2014 ceremony. Key Oscar 2015 dates are as follows: Saturday, November 8, 2014 The Governors Awards (where Honorary awards are handed out). Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Official Screen Credits and music submissions due to the Academy. Monday, December 29, 2014 Oscar 2015 nominations voting begins 8 a.m. Pt. Thursday, January 8, 2015 Oscar 2015 nominations voting ends 5 p.m. Pt. Thursday, January 15, 2015 Oscar 2015 nominations announced. Monday, February 2, 2015 Oscar 2015 Nominees Luncheon. Friday, February 6, 2015 Final voting for the Oscar 2015 winners begins 8 a.m. Pt. Saturday, February 7, 2015 Scientific and Technical Awards. Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Final voting for the Oscar 2015 winners ends 5 p.m. Pt. Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015 87th Academy Awards begins 7 p.m. Et/ 4 p.m. Pt. As in previous years, the Oscar »

- Steve Montgomery

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Will Cannes 2014 kick off the Oscar season for Bennett Miller, Mike Leigh and others?

3 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Ever since the Cannes International Film Festival knocked down a few walls between itself and the West in 2001 with festival director Thierry Frémaux coming on board to liven up the Croisette with more of a Hollywood acceptance, the connection between the annual May event and the awards season has become more pronounced. Films like Baz Luhrmann's "Moulin Rouge!," Roman Polanski's "The Pianist," Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River," Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom," Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Babel" and David Cronenberg's "A History of Violence" all started their Oscar trajectories in the south of France, while others like Paul Greengrass' "United 93," Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and "Midnight in Paris" and Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" got high profile beginnings out of Competition. A coveted Palme d'Or win sometimes leads to a significant boost in the Oscar season, even if no recipient of the festival's »

- Kristopher Tapley

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‘The Rover’ Trailer: This is What Happens When You Kick Robert Pattinson Out of Your Gang

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As it turns out, you can take the vampire out of Twilight and find some pretty unexpected results. With The Rover, the new film from director and writer David Michôd (Animal Kingdom), Robert Pattinson sheds his sparkly teen vampire image yet again to take part in a dark and dreary drama devoid of all supernatural intervention. Pack all your girlish screams away somewhere, because this isn’t the time or place. “Anarchy is loosed upon the world,” and it’s up to Eric (Guy Pearce) to dig through that chaos as “things fall apart” in the Australian outback (things are really bleak out there). His quest: to hunt down a strange band of criminals who have taken hold of his last possession as he attempts to stay alive and keep his head above water in the process. In his journey, he meets Rey (Pattinson), one of the members of the gang who have messed with his life »

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New Robert Pattinson 2nd ‘Rover’ Movie Trailer Released Other Day

5 hours ago | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, A24 studios dropped the new,2nd,full movie trailer (below) for their upcoming "The Rover" action/drama flick, which features former Twilight Saga, main man, Robert Pattinson in violent action with Guy Pearce's character, Eric. Lots of gun shots are fired, major fighting goes down as Rob's characters is forced to work with Eric after his crew left him behind during their robbery attempts. Check it out,below. The movie stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, Susan Prior, Gillian Jones, Anthony Hayes, and David Field. In the new flick, hardened loner Eric (Pearce) becomes the victim of a brutal gang when they steal his car and only remaining possessions. However, they also leave behind the wounded Rey (Robert Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track them down. It's set to hit theaters sometime this Summer 2014. »

- Derek

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The 2014 Cannes Film Festival announces its selection of films

12 hours ago | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

One of the most prestigious festivals on the film circuit is the Cannes Film Festival. Over the years, numerous films that have made their premiere at the festival have gone on to critical acclaim and awards, including Pulp Fiction, Apocalypse Now, Dancer In The Dark, and The Tree Of Life.Over the years, this had led to the announcement of which films will be screening at the festival to become important on its own, as many film fans around the world are curious to know which filmmakers will choose to make their premieres at the festival. With the 2014 incarnation of the festival set to get underway on May 14th, the official selection that will be screening at the 11-day event has now been released. Opening the festival will be Oliver Dahan’s Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman. Other entries include Sils Maria, an Oliver Assayas film starring Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart, »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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New Trailer for The Rover, with Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson

16 hours ago | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have a new trailer and posters for the upcoming "The Rover" film, starring Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson. Check everything out below. Plot: "The Rover" is set in the Australian desert in a dangerous and dysfunctional near future. Eric (Pearce) has left everything and every semblance of human kindness behind him. When his last possession, his car, is stolen by a gang of dangerous criminals, Eric sets off to track them down and is forced along the way to enlist the help of Reynolds (Pattinson), the naive member of the gang left behind in the bloody chaos of the gang's most recent escape. The new movie is directed by David Michod (Animal Kingdom) and is set to hit select theaters on June 20th. Trailer: Posters: (click to enlarge) »

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The Rover, starring Guy Pearce: first trailer

20 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Trailer Ryan Lambie 18 Apr 2014 - 07:13

It's a promising post-apocalyptic crime thriller starring Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson. Here's the first trailer for The Rover...

In 2010, David Michod brought us Animal Kingdom - a brutal and gripping drama about an Australian crime family and a teenager's attempts to escape its clutches. It was a superbly acted and observed film, which Michod spent several years writing and perfecting. In fact, we liked Animal Kingdom so much, it made the number one spot in our list of underrated films of 2010.

Four years on, and Michod's back with his second feature, The Rover. Set in a post-apocalyptic, near-future Australia, it stars Guy Pearce (who was great in Animal Kingdom, incidentally) as a traveller whose car is stolen by a gang of vicious criminals, who also leave a seriously injured member of their own group (that'd be Robert Pattinson) in the process. Together, they »

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Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson Star in Bleak Bromance The Rover

21 hours ago | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Animal Kingdom director David Michôd's post-apocalyptic Western The Rover is set to premiere at Cannes next month, and judging by the trailer, festival-goers can expect a lot of bleak, parched landscapes, Australian accents (at least, we think that's what Robert Pattinson is going for) and Rust Cohle-style macho philosophizing. Also: a solid amount of Guy Pearce/Robert Pattinson bromance, which is a draw that should not be underestimated. »

- Anna Silman

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Bloody Chaos: Pearce and Pattinson Fight for Their Lives (and Car) in Latest Rover HD Trailer

17 April 2014 4:28 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

The Rover’ trailer HD: Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce in David Michôd’s Australian Outback-set thriller (photo: Robert Pattinson in ‘The Rover’) The Rover, David Michôd’s futuristic, Australian Outback-set thriller that will premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival (Midnight Screenings), has a new trailer. Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson star in this dark tale about a middle-aged man, Eric (Pearce), hunting down the members of a gang who have stolen his last and most prized possession: his beat-up car. Pattinson, best known as the sparkling vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight film series, plays a (now) former member of the gang, Rey — left behind to die after he’s seriously injured in a fight. See The Rover trailer below. The youthful Rey, in fact, is unlike the other gang members. “If you don’t learn to fight," Eric warns him in a hard-to-understand mumble, "your death’s gonna come real soon. »

- Andre Soares

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New trailer for The Rover

17 April 2014 3:36 PM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Coming from Animal Kingdom director David Michod, The Rover images a future where the world has become a wasteland after the collapse of society. Into this desolate hell comes Eric (Guy Pearce), a loner, who must team up with Ray (Robert Pattinson) after Ray's gang steal Eric's car and leave him for dead. Mixing in heavy drama with some fantastic imagery (just check out the car crash at 0:44), this latest trailer gives a real taste of what to expect, especially the promise of some fantastic performances from the leads. Many will continue to throw Twilight in Pattinson's face, but since that franchise ended, he has been really trying to get out of his comfort zone, more often than not showing he is more than Edward Cullen. Released: 13th June (U.S.)/ 22nd August (Irl/U.K.) »

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Watch: Robert Pattinson Fights for His Life in New ‘The Rover’ Trailer

17 April 2014 3:29 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Robert Pattinson completely sheds his sparkly vampire image in the dark, suspenseful new trailer for his upcoming film “The Rover.”

The crime drama, set in the Australian desert, follows main character Eric (played by Guy Pearce) as he sets out to track down a gang of criminals who have stolen his last possession. Along the way he meets Rey (Pattinson), an injured member of the gang who is left behind near the start of the trailer.

The clip ominously states that “anarchy is loosed upon the world,” and from the looks of it, Pearce and Pattinson’s characters will come up against some rather formidable enemies along their journey. “If you don’t learn to fight, your death’s going to come real soon,” Eric warns Rey.

The film, written and helmed by David Michôd, is based on a story by Michôd and Joel Edgerton and also stars Scoot McNairy, »

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Last Lap: What New Role Is Chelsea Clinton Taking On?

17 April 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | TheFabLife - Movies | See recent TheFabLife - Movies news »

Joe Morton gives us some scandalous superlatives on Big Morning Buzz Live, the world loses a literary legend, and the trailer for The Rover hits the masses.

Chelsea Clinton is taking on the role of motherhood! The daughter of former president Bill and (future president?) Hillary Clinton announced her pregnancy during an event on female leadership. With such an influential family, that kid is already poised for greatness! [Us Magazine] We already know how Joe Morton feels about Scandal‘s love triangle brewing around character Olivia Pope. But who does he think is most likely to make the Scandal cast laugh on set? Watch the clip from Big Morning Buzz Live below to find out. One of the world’s literary geniuses, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, has died at 87. The Colombian writer, known for works such as One Hundred Years Of Solitude and Love In The Time Of Cholera, died in Mexico City. »

- Rahsheeda Ali

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New trailer for The Rover starring Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson

17 April 2014 1:21 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Guy Pearce reunites with Animal Kingdom writer-director David Michod this year as he stars alongside Robert Pattinson (The Twilight Saga) in the dystopian Aussie thriller The Rover, which has just received a new trailer. Check it out below…

“The film is set in the Australian desert, in a dangerous and damaged near future. Eric (Pearce) has left everything, everyone and every semblance of human kindness behind him when a gang of desperate criminals steals his last possession.  Eric sets off on a ruthless mission to track them down, forced along the way to enlist the help of Rey (Pattinson), the naïve and injured junior member of the gang  who was left behind in the chaos of the gang’s most recent robbery.“

Featuring alongside Pearce and Pattinson in the cast of The Rover are David Field (Chopper), Gillian Jones (Oscar and Lucinda), Scoot McNairy (Argo) and Animal Kingdom stars Susan Prior and Anthony Hayes. »

- Gary Collinson

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Robert Pattinson Beat Up, Shirtless in New ‘Rover’ Trailer (watch!)

17 April 2014 12:25 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Robert Pattinson is a quivering bowl of jelly in a new trailer for his upcoming film “The Rover.” His character learns about survival and being a man in a harsh, post-apocalyptic future ruled by criminal gangs. He’s a far cry from the Rob fans know and love on the big screen as Edward Cullen in the “Twilight” vampire series. Pattinson stars as Reynolds, an outlaw gang member who helps rob steely drifter named Eric, played by Guy Pearce. ...Read More

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Robert Pattinson Is Broody, Bloodied and Briefly Shirtless in New The Rover Trailer

17 April 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

With two films set to be screened at Cannes this year, it's safe to say Robert Pattinson has officially left his sparkly vampire past far behind him. The trailer for one of those movies, The Rover, was released Thursday, and it finds the Twilight actor bloodied and desperate in post-apocalyptic Australia. A mysterious criminal named Eric (Guy Pearce) drags Pattinson's Reynolds around the dusty, barren landscape, searching for Reynold's brother and his rival gang. The music is eerie, the cinematography dark and the tone ominous. But we're treated to a a few seconds of Pattinson shirtless, so it seems the »

- Michele Corriston

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New Promo For The Rover

17 April 2014 11:29 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Late January brought the first, moody look at Australian director David Michôd’s much-anticipated follow-up to Animal Kingdom, The Rover. If you were after a promo that keeps much of the intense, atmospheric feeling from that teaser, but offered a little more in the way of story, here you go.In fact, the new trailer shakes up what we knew of the movie’s plot, aside from the initial post-apocalyptic set-up. The Rover takes place in a world 10 years after the collapse of society. The rule of the law has disintegrated and life is cheap. The film follows hardened loner Eric (Guy Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind a wounded Rey (Robert Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the »

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Trailer & Posters: "The Rover"

17 April 2014 11:20 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following the announcement of its entry into the Cannes film festival this year, two posters and a new trailer are out for "Animal Kingdom" director David Michod's new post-apocalyptic Australian western "The Rover".

Guy Pearce plays a dangerous man who takes another man (Robert Pattinson) hostage in order to get back the car stolen by this other man's brother. A24 is scheduled to release the film staring June 13th in New York and Los Angeles.


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Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce face a bleak future in trailer for 'The Rover'

17 April 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

There was slight disappointment for those awaiting "Animal Kingdom" director David Michôd's buzzy post-apocalyptic revenge thriller "The Rover" this morning -- it didn't nab a slot in the Cannes Competition. Nevertheless, it will premiere at the festival in the Midnight Screenings section, and if this stark, moody and decidedly unsettling first trailer is anything to go by, that might be the right place for it. We've now had glimpses of both Cannes entries starring Robert Pattinson -- the other being David Cronenberg's Competition entry "Maps to the Stars" -- and this looks the grabbier one. That said, this looks like a most impressive showcase for Guy Pearce, playing a man hunting down the gang who stole his car in the Australian Outback. Michôd doesn't appear to have lost the brutal command of atmosphere, balancing latent and not-so-latent violence,  that he wielded in his debut -- count me very excited for this indeed. »

- Guy Lodge

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‘The Rover’, the latest feature from David Michôd, releases a new trailer

17 April 2014 10:33 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

While already having numerous short films under his belt, filmmaker David Michôd made a big splash in 2010 with Animal Kingdom, his first directorial feature film, which he also wrote. Having also co-written Hesher, many people in the film community were interested to see where Michôd would go next, which led to excitement at the announcement that the filmmaker was working on a new project. Titled The Rover, Michôd once again directs from a screenplay he has written, working with a cast that includes Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Anthony Hayes, and Scoot McNairy. A new trailer for the film, which will make its debut at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, has now been released, and can be seen below.

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- Deepayan Sengupta

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Watch First Trailer For The Rover, An Apocalyptic Australian Drama Premiering At Cannes

17 April 2014 10:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

So-called existential westerns are making something of a comeback in recent years, with many of them taking place in the Australian outback. Guy Pearce already appeared in one such drama: 2005′s The Proposition. Now, he’s starring in The Rover, a Cannes-selected film from David Michod, the director of Animal Kingdom. Today, in preparation for the film’s premiere, the first trailer has landed online.

Following the collapse of the western economic system, Australia has become a land of criminals and desperate men, drawn to its mineral resources. Pearce plays loner Eric, a traveler in the Australian outback who loses his car to a gang of criminals. Left behind by the gang is the wounded Rey (Robert Pattinson), whom Eric forces to help him track the gang across desolate land.

Based on this first trailer, The Rover is something like The Proposition meets Mad Max by way of The Road. »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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