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Robert Pattinson-Starring ‘Rover’ Among Spaa Nominations

11 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Hong Kong — Joel Edgerton-starring “Felony,” Colin Firth-starring “The Railway Man” and Robert Pattinson-starring “The Rover” are among the movies nominated for the 14th Screen Producers Australia Awards.

Two others, “Wolf Creek 2” and “Tracks,” which opened modestly in North America this weekend, are also nominated in the feature film production section.

The TV movie or mini-series production series nominations include Screentime’s “Anzac Girls,” FremantleMedia Australia’s “Better Man,” Shine Australia’s “Inxs: Never Tear Us Apart,” Endemol Australia’s “Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story,” and Every Cloud Productions’ “The Gods of Wheat Street.”

Award recipients will be revealed at the Screen Producers Australia Awards to be held in Melbourne, on November 18 as part of the annual Screen Forever conference.

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- Patrick Frater

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Felony

15 September 2014 3:12 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

Sydney drugs cop Mal Toohey (Joel Edgerton, who also wrote the script) is saved from a rap by fellow officer Carl Summer (Tom Wilkinson) when he runs over a small child after celebrating a successful dope bust. However, Summer's young partner Jim Melic (Jai Courtney) doesn't like what he sees and decides to push for a full examination of the accident. An intriguing glimpse into a moral minefield where old-fashioned guilt seems set to emerge as the dominant force. »

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Locations Featurette For Exodus: Gods And Kings

11 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

A new featurette for Exodus: Gods and Kings has come our way, giving a behind the scenes look at the  expansive locations which will bring the biblical epic to life. Ridley Scott's return to the sword and sandal epic is something that has me really excited, and add the impressive cast, including Christian Bale, Aaron Paul, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, and Sigourney Weaver, to the spectacular sets, it should be nothing short of stunning. Released: December 12th USA / December 26th Ireland & UK »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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The Essential Films and TV to Stream – September 8th 2014

8 September 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

After last week’s news about Netflix securing The Blacklist for a record fee, a similar story came to light this week concerning the pre Batman prequel series Gotham. Now rather than getting it day and date after Us broadcast as per Breaking Bad and From Dusk Till Dawn, Gotham’s entire run will just arrive on Netflix after it’s finished its TV broadcast. Worse news is that this means you have to wait for Channel 5 to get their finger out and schedule it on one of their three channels and then muck it around the schedule just to confuse you further and for it to finish its run there. Kind of takes the wind out the sails doesn’t it? I wouldn’t expect to see Gotham on Netflix until this time next year at best but we will see.

In better news David Wain’s relatively well »

- Chris Holt

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Ridley Scott Gets Biblical in Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

6 September 2014 | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Ridley Scott is a moviemaking machine as he enters the latter stages of his 70s, and the man who gave us titles like Gladiator is ready to unleash another big-budget period epic with his newest feature Exodus: Gods and Kings. That’s right, the man behind Blade Runner is about to get biblical on you. Yahoo! Movies scored an interesting new behind-the-scenes clip that reveals the massive scope of Scott’s newest venture. The director takes us backstage and on location to show us Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton as Moses and Ramses, two brothers who have a falling out that leads to war. As is to be expected in a Ridley Scott joint, Exodus has some enormous sets, gigantic set pieces, and an action-oriented approach to the classic story that might lure in the less...

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- Mike Bracken

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Joel Edgerton Knows He Did It In First Us Trailer For Felony

5 September 2014 2:06 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Although the crime thriller Felony premiered in its native Australia (as well as premiering at last year’s Tiff), the United States have still not been favored with the film, which stars Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, and Jai Courtney. This has at last been remedied, and we’re finally going to see it stateside in October. Before then though, we have to be reminded what it’s about, hence a Us trailer that introduces us to the players in what looks like a complicated game.

Felony stars Edgerton as decorated cop Malcolm Toohey, who becomes involved in a tragic accident that puts a young boy in a coma. He’s not quite certain what happened (the trailer makes it look like perhaps he was driving home having had one too many), but his superior Carl Summer (Tom Wilkinson) decides to cover up the truth. Enter Courtney as Jim Melic, a »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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Joel Edgerton Hides a Crime in Us Trailer for Aussie Thriller 'Felony'

5 September 2014 1:17 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

A full year after debuting at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, the Australian thriller Felony is poised to hit theaters in the United States this fall. Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, Animal Kingdom) wrote the film and stars in the story of a detective trying to hide a drunk driving accident after celebrating a major drug bust earlier in the day. One of his colleagues (Tom Wilkinson) tries to cover up the truth while another (Jai Coutney) is intent on finding out what really happened. This doesn't look half-bad, and Jai Courtney actually seems like a decent actor when he's using his native Australian accent. Watch the trailer! Here's the Us trailer for Matthew Saville's Felony from YouTube: Watch the much different trailer for the release of Felony in Australia right here. Felony is directed by Australian filmmaker Matthew Saville, from a screenplay written by actor/producer Joel Edgerton, »

- Ethan Anderton

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U.S. Trailer For Crime Drama ‘Felony’ Starring Joel Edgerton and Tom Wilkinson

5 September 2014 12:31 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Although Felony has already hit Australian cinemas and premiered at Tiff last year, we have a new trailer for the drama in lieu of its U.S. release this fall. Written by and starring Joel Edgerton, Felony is a Matthew Saville-helmed thriller about three detectives caught in the psychological warfare of a case. Malcom Toohey (Edgerton) finds himself part of a […] »

- Meghan Mistry

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'Felony' Trailer Starring Joel Edgerton and Jai Courtney

5 September 2014 11:17 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the international trailer released in June, Gravitas Ventures has debuted the first domestic trailer for Felony, which marks the screenwriting debut of star Joel Edgerton. The actor-writer-producer portrays Detective Malcolm Toohey, whose life is turned upside down after he's responsible for a tragic accident following a night of drinking. Jai Courtney and Tom Wilkinson star as Jim Melic and Carl Summer, the two cops assigned to the case, with Jim focusing his investigation on Malcolm while Carl tries to cover up the truth.

Take a look at the latest footage from director Matthew Saville's thriller, co-starring Melissa George, which will be released on iTunes and VOD formats September 16 before arriving in theaters October 17.

Malcolm Toohey is a committed husband, father and a dedicated detective who's not afraid to put his body on the line. After surviving a shot through his bullet proof vest during a major drug bust, »

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Exodus: Gods and Kings featurette released online

5 September 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

20th Century Fox has released the first behind-the-scenes look at Ridley Scott’s latest epic, Exodus: Gods and Kings, which debuts this Christmas across cinemas worldwide.

Telling the story of Moses (Christian Bale, The Dark Knight Trilogy), the film is set to go almost head-to-head with the final Hobbit film this Christmas in the grandeur stakes, with Scott reteaming with Gladiator co-writer Steven Zaillian, as well as an eclectic supporting cast including Joel Edgerton (Warrior), Sigourney Weaver (Alien), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), John Turturro (Barton Fink), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises) and Sir Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3).

So far, it certainly looks pretty epic, and with such a talented cast, it could be a big hit come winter, and you can check out the featurette below…

Exodus: Gods and Kings is released in the Us on December 12th, with a UK release on Boxing Day.

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- Scott Davis

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‘Felony’ Trailer: Joel Edgerton Makes a Serious Mistake

5 September 2014 8:48 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Australian character actor Joel Edgerton has made a real name for himself in the States over these past few years, starting with his performance in the Australian crime drama/thriller Animal Kingdom. Edgerton recently wrote the story for The RoverGuy Pearce’s post-apocalyptic crime/drama that released in theaters earlier this year – and he penned the script for another Australian film project: Felony, the upcoming cops/crime morality tale, which also features Edgerton as the headliner.

Felony, as the above trailer illustrates, revolves around Malcolm Toohey (Edgerton), a detective who’d recently been celebrated for his heroism, when he accidentally hits an under-age bicyclist with his car – leaving its young rider in a coma – and does not confess to the act.

Malcolm thereafter finds himself being investigated by one detective, even as another one does his best to make sure the evidence ...

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Felony director's new film secures funding

5 September 2014 8:31 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

A week after his film Felony launched into Australian cinemas, Screen Australia has revealed that it is investing production funding in director Matt Saville’s third feature.

Comedy A Month of Sundays will be the next film from the production arm of distributor Madman.

Madman executive Nick Batzias is producing with Kirsty Stark, who worked with the company on the series Wastelander Panda.

While Felony was not written by Saville – lead actor Joel Edgerton was the writer – he will direct A Month of Sundays from his own script, which draws on personal experience: his father was a real estate agent and so is this film’s lead character, to be played by Anthony Lapaglia.

Screen Australia also confirmed that it is supporting Looking For Grace, in which Radha Mitchell and Richard Roxburgh play the on-screen mother and father of newcomer Odessa Young.

The fourth film director Sue Brooks (Japanese Story) is now in its second week of »

- Sandy.George@me.com (Sandy George)

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Toronto: ‘By Way of Helena’ Casts William Hurt and Alice Braga, Gets Intl. Sales Agent (Exclusive)

5 September 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

William Hurt and Alice Braga have joined the cast of revenge thriller “By Way of Helena,” which also stars Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson. WestEnd Films has boarded the film as international sales agent, and will be introducing the film to buyers at Toronto.

The pic is the sophomore feature of director Kieran Darcy-Smith, whose 2012 thriller, “Wish You Were Here,” starred Joel Edgerton. That film played Sundance and subsequently scooped up several awards in Darcy-Smith’s native Australia.

Matt Cook (“Triple Nine”) penned the “Helena” screenplay, and executive produces.

Set in the Great Plains of 1880s, Texas Ranger David (Hemsworth) is sent to the secretive and isolated town of Mount Hermon to investigate the murders and disappearances of the local population. Elusive, charismatic and unsettling preacher Abraham (Harrelson) seems to be holding all the townsfolk in some kind of fearful grip — and he and David go back further than anyone realizes. »

- Leo Barraclough

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Wish You Were Here

4 September 2014 10:39 PM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

When an Australian tourist disappears in Cambodia, his companions have reason not to tell the whole truth to the authorities. But on returning to Sydney, the unsolved mystery begins to take a deep emotional toll on them all. Abetted by an in-demand Antipodean cast - Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Banshee's Antony Starr and co-writer Felicity Price - actor Kieran Darcy-Smith makes an impressive directing debut with this evocative psychological drama. »

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Bts Look at Ridley Scott’s Exodus Movie

4 September 2014 4:18 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Opening in theaters on December 12, go behind the scenes in the making of 20th Century Fox’s epic Exodus: Gods And Kings from director Ridley Scott.

The Noah movie opened the floodgates for biblical movies at the beginning of 2014 and to some, a welcome visit back to the Golden Age of Hollywood.

With Exodus bowing at the end of the year during awards season, Scott solidifies his status among the ranks of those larger-than-life directors – David Lean, Cecil B. DeMilleWilliam Wyler, Joseph L. Mankiewicz – in his latest historical drama.

Casting is everything and with huge stars like Oscar-winners Christian Bale and Ben Kingsley, Oscar-nominee Sigourney Weaver and Joel Edgerton, the filmmaker may find himself at Hollywood’s big party in February. Last time Scott went epic was in May 2000 when Gladiator opened in theaters and later went on to win five Oscars, including Best Picture, at the 73rd Academy Awards. »

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Ridley Scott's Gods And Kings - Behind the Scenes Featurette

4 September 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Fox has released a great behind the scenes featurette for Ridley Scott's new biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. It focuses on the world in which this epic story is based. It features interviews with the cast and crew discussing the film, and also shows off some cool footage. The movie is also packed full of great actors, inculding Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, and Ben Kingsley. Scott has made some incredible epic historical films in his day, and all of them have been amazing. Exodus: Gods and Kings looks like it's going be incredibly awesome. The movie is set to be released on December 12th.

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Behind the scenes of Exodus with Christian Bale, Ridley Scott's Moses

4 September 2014 12:03 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings has at least one sure thing going for it: Christian Bale. If you’re a little uncertain about Biblical adaptations or Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty) as an Egyptian pharaoh, you know you can still trust in The Batman.

Bale leads an all-star cast -- Edgerton, “Breaking Bad”’s Aaron PaulSigourney Weaver (reuniting with Ridley for an Alien reunion), Ben Kingsley, and John Turturro. Featuring thousands of extras, Scott’s reimagining of the story of Moses is an ambitious project with a budget to match. It’s Ridley’s most expensive film yet – and he madePrometheus.

Interested in weird movie trivia? Well, Val Kilmer, who also played Batman, previously starred in The Prince of Egypt as Moses, and Exodus’ Ben Kingsley also played the titular character in 1995’s Moses!

Now it’s Bale’s turn.

For a sneak peek at Exodus: Gods and Kings, »

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Exodus: Gods And Kings Video Shows Ridley Shooting Crowd Scenes Without Crowds

4 September 2014 10:01 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Ridley Scott is about to get Biblical, and we.ve got an awesome sneak peek behind the scenes of the Prometheus filmmaker.s upcoming epic Exodus: Gods and Kings to prove it. Yahoo! Movies scored this amazing featurette showing the 76-year-old director hard at work bringing the story of Moses to the big screen. Scott has a penchant for doing sprawling, bombastic features, and his latest looks to be on par with some of his most epic creations. The clip is just over 90 seconds long, so it doesn.t get nearly as in-depth as I would have liked, but Ridley Scott uses the time to lay the foundation for his vision. Exodus: Gods and Kings will retell the tale of Moses and his brother Ramses (Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton, respectively), a relationship that eventually soured to the point of all out war. During the brief preview, we get to »

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Go Behind The Scenes Of Ridley Scott’s Biblical Epic Exodus: Gods And Kings With This Featurette

4 September 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ridley Scott’s return to the sword and sandals epic has been a long time coming. Following the director’s seminal and indeed award-winning rendition of ancient Rome with Gladiator in 2000, Scott is planning to transition the biblical story of Moses onto the silver screen with Exodus: Gods and Kings — a feat that hasn’t been achieved for over fifty years.

And, with less than three months until its release, Yahoo Movies has published a behind-the-scenes featurette of the film, which features Scott and Arthur Max — who serves as production designer on the project — discussing the trials and tribulations of filming this most epic tale.

Undoubtedly, the focal point of Exodus: Gods and Kings is Moses’ (Christian Bale) relationship with his brother — the Pharoah Ramses, who will be embodied by Joel Edgerton. After defying Ramses and freeing over 60,000 slaves, Moses leads the former prisoners on a harrowing journey through Egypt which, »

- Michael Briers

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Watch: New Featurette For Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' Starring Christian Bale & Joel Edgerton

4 September 2014 7:40 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Of all the big movies coming our way this fall, the one that looks the most potentially dicey is "Exodus: Gods And Kings," Ridley Scott's grand-scale retelling of the story of Moses. In theory, the idea of the director of "Gladiator" working with his biggest-ever budget for the first live-action take on the tale in fifty years should be an enticing one, especially with a cast including Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro, Ben Mendelsohn and Ben Kingsley. But footage has underwhelmed so far, and the film's been (correctly) beset by the decision to cast mostly caucasian actors in Middle Eastern roles, including Edgerton done up in make-up that we can only describe as Clementine Face (the Australian actor has expressed sympathy with the outcry, saying in a recent interview, "I do understand and empathize with that position," presumably while simultaneously trying to wash fake »

- Oliver Lyttelton

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