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Casting Captain Marvel: Which Actress Should Star in Marvel's First Female Superhero Movie? Vote!

28 October 2014 4:02 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Now that Marvel has announced official plans for their first female-starring superhero movie, it's time to cast the upcoming Captain Marvel flick! There are endless possibilities when it comes to finding the perfect actress to play Captain Marvel, Aka Carol Danvers, in the girl-power flick. There's firmly established starlets like Jennifer Lawrence, Dakota Fanning and Amber Heard. Then there are promising up and comers like Natalie Dormer, Nicola Peltz and AnnaSophia Robb. While fanboys and fangirls eagerly await the film's casting decision and ultimate release (the film hits theaters July 6, 2018), vote on who you think should play Captain Marvel in Marvel's first female superhero movie! »

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Julianne Moore Featured In New Poster For Still Alice

28 October 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Four-time Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore is featured in this first poster for Sony Classics Pictures Still Alice. The film was an Official Selection at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

In the film, Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.

Still Alice is based on the book Still Alice by Lisa Genova.

Writers-Directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland made Sundance history in 2006 when Quinceañera won both the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize. It went on to win numerous other prizes, including the Humanitas screenwriting Award, and the John Cassavettes Spirit Award in 2007. Their film The Last of Robin Hood, starring Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon and Dakota Fanning, »

- Michelle McCue

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Watch: Gina Prince-Bythewood on Gotham Nominee 'Beyond the Lights' (Exclusive Video)

24 October 2014 11:56 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

There are many talented women directors working--if not often enough--in Hollywood today. One of them is writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood, who broke out of UCLA winning prizes, writing and directing shorts and television (HBO's "Disappearing Acts"), and delivering a well-reviewed Sundance hit for New Line Cinema, "Love & Basketball" (2000), starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan, which scored Prince-Bythewood an Indie Spirit award and a Humanitas prize and grossed $27.4 million domestic. After producing 2003's "Biker Boyz," Prince-Bythewood followed up with Fox Searchlight's 2008 literary adaptation "The Secret Life of Bees," starring Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah, which played better for audiences ($37.7 million domestic) than critics.  It's been another long stretch until "Beyond the Lights" (November 14), which played to raves in Toronto and Urbanworld, and just earned a Gotham Best »

- Anne Thompson

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Can't-Miss Celebrity Pics!

17 October 2014 2:33 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Jennifer Garner made her Thursday in La sweet with a smile and green smoothie. The actress kept it casual for her stroll, donning jeans and a sweater. Elsewhere, Brad Pitt and Shia Labeouf hung out on a military base, Gwen Stefani brought major star power - and laughter! - to Hsn, and George Clooney stepped back in front of the camera. Over in NYC, Jessica Chastain, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne, and Kate Mara celebrated the launch of Alexander Wang's H&M collection, while Halle Berry got glam for the Golden Heart Awards. See all that and more with the week's best celebrity snaps! »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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Did Mario Lopez Hook Up With Britney Spears?

17 October 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Mario Lopez reportedly had a one-night stand with Britney Spears - Us Weekly Kristin Cavallari's kids are too cute - HuffPost Celebrity Jessica Chastain facepalms Dakota Fanning - Ok! Charlie Sheen is single again - Dlisted Eddie Redmayne sits front row for Alexander Wang - Lainey Gossip Get to know Jude Law's ex Catherine Harding - JustJared Lessons in love from Beyoncé and Jay Z - BuzzFeed Fergie drops a lyric video for her new single - Pink Is the New Blog John Grisham apologizes for his controversial comments - The Superficial The hottest models turned Hollywood actresses - AskMen »

- Brittney-Stephens

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Jessica Chastain, Dakota Fanning, Kate Mara, and More Watch the Alexander Wang X H&M Runway Show: Photos

17 October 2014 9:23 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

You can’t sit with them!   The long-awaited Alexander Wang x H&M collection was presented on Thursday, Oct. 16, in New York City to a star-studded roster of celebs who looked stylish in the sporty luxe-inspired duds.   Photos: Jessica Chastain's red carpet looks  A-listers like Jessica Chastain, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne, and Kate Mara shared a hearty giggle before the show began. Chastain, 37, wore a white minidress with a stripe design and glittery sandals. Fanning, 20, went for a grungy look in all black, paired with Alexander Wang [...] »

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Kate Mara, Eddie Redmayne And More Attend Alexander Wang X H&M Launch

16 October 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The Alexander Wang X H&M Launch runway show on Thursday featured a star-studded front row that included Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne and Kate Mara.

Alexander Wang X H&M Launch

Fanning, Redmayne and Mara were joined by actors Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black) and Justin Theroux (The Leftovers) and singers Mary J. Blige and Beyonce’s younger sister Solange Knowles. The celebrities enjoyed the culmination of the show as glitter and confetti rained down from above.

Wang held the debut of his edgy sportswear collection at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory. The sporty venue was decked out for the evening in dramatic black curtains and carpet with trampolines spaced throughout. The attendees, prior to sitting down for the show, got to catch a glimpse of the fashion on models milling about and sip on champagne while listening to 90s hip-hop and R&B. »

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Non-Twilight Film Roles That Will Restore Your Faith in Kristen Stewart

16 October 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

With Camp X-Ray hitting theaters this weekend, Kristen Stewart is finally exploring life beyond Twilight. The indie drama, which tells the story of one soldier stationed at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, is a far cry from Bella and the world of vampires Stewart became so famous for over the past five years. During that time, Stewart became pigeonholed and often hated on for her participation in The Twilight Saga. And for those who only know those films are doing themselves a disservice. Her latest film — the first of three high profile films she has coming out this year — has earned the actress accolades on the festival circuit and reminded many of the promise she showed in roles, such as Sarah Altman in Panic Room or Emily in Adventureland. It’s those films that fans (and the haters) should watch if they want to restore their faith in Stewart.

Panic Room (2002)

Directed by David Fincher, »

- Stacy Lambe

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Starz Picks Up Distribution Rights Amy Berg’s Every Secret Thing

15 October 2014 12:23 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Starz finalized another deal at Toronto International Film Festival with the pick-up of the psychological thriller Every Secret Thing.

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Amy Berg and based on the 2004 novel of the same name, Every Secret Thing stars Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle MacDonald, Common and Nate Parker. Pick up includes all distribution rights for the U.S and will include a theatrical release and a pay TV premiere on Starz. Wme Global negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.

“This is an amazing film,” said Kevin Kasha, head of acquisitions for Starz. “It’s a gripping story with a great cast and we’re excited to have it on Starz and to handle distribution via Starz Digital Media and Anchor Bay.”

Every Secret Thing is a remarkable collaboration of females in film and offers a unique look into the minds of teenagers,” commented Amy Berg. “I »

- Michelle McCue

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Film Review: ‘Effie Gray’

13 October 2014 8:52 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

There’s presumably more heated drama behind the screen than there is upon it in “Effie Gray,” a literate, lovingly mounted and exceedingly well-behaved historical biopic that has sidled into British theaters after two years of less polite legal conflicts. Emma Thompson’s first adult-oriented film screenplay since her Oscar-winning work on “Sense and Sensibility” finds a fascinating human subject in the title character — the socially and sexually suppressed wife of leading Victorian art critic John Ruskin — but this admirable, watercolor-delicate tale of individual feminist emancipation never quite blooms into living color, hampered by spotty casting and Richard Laxton’s overly deliberate direction. Lush production values and name players — notably a conscientious Dakota Fanning in the lead — guarantee international exposure, but commercial prospects are as muted as the film itself.

The pic’s closing credits rather pointedly refer to the “original screenplay by Emma Thompson,” a still-piqued rejoinder to a »

- Guy Lodge

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Paragon Releasing picks up Electric Slide

13 October 2014 2:51 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The distributor has acquired all North American rights from Myriad Pictures to the crime drama starring Jim Sturgess and Isabel Lucas. Separately, Kino Lorber has acquired The Wanted 18 and Starz will release Every Secret Thing.

Electric Slide (pictured) premiered at Tribeca earlier in the year and tells of a broke 1980’s Los Angeles furniture store owner who embarks on a string of bank robberies with his lover.

Tristan Patterson directed from his own screenplay based on an article by Timothy Ford.

Rounding out the key cast are Chloe Sevigny, Patricia Arquette, Christopher Lambert and Vinessa Shaw.

Media House Capital and Myriad Pictures co-financed the film and Myriad handles world sales.

Myriad chief Kirk D’Amico produced with Hans Ritter and Killer FilmsChristine Vachon. Philip von Alvensleben served as executive producer alongside Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Ford, Brad Simpson, Media House Capital’s Aaron Gilbert and Pat Murray, Jacob Pechenik of Venture Forth, Eric Eisner and [link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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10 October 2014 7:46 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Empire The London Film Festival has commenced with Benedict Cumberbatch opening the festivities

Kenneth in the (212) Harrison Ford in 1978 

Logolog This one is for the linguistics and trivia nerds: Last week's box office top ten featured the first ever "pangram" -- I didn't know what that was but the article explains it

Film School Rejects will "Vs" movies be the next franchise trend? God help us all 

Guardian claims that The Imitation Game might be the queerest film for the mainstream in ages. I don't want to do that math because, if so, how depressing because it's not all that queer

/Film a Labyrinth sequel in development?

Pajiba Jennifer Garner talks about Ben Affleck's penis on the Ellen show. Hold me. Why, Jennifer, why?

Esquire Gone Girl as the story of Ben Affleck's career. Undeniable connections!

Vulture theorizes on how all the seasons of American Horror Story could be connected. »

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Elle Fanning, Newly Sweet 16, Bares Serious Skin at Film Debut (Photos)

10 October 2014 1:56 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Elle Fanning looked like she swiped big sis Dakota Fanning’s clothes or forgot to throw on a blouse over her training bra at the “Young Ones” premiere last night (Oct. 9) in New York City. Fanning, who just turned sweet 16 in April, bared serious skin in a flowered bra top and maxi skirt. Fanning stars opposite rumored Kristen Stewart boyfriend Nicholas Hoult in the science-fiction action thriller written and directed by Jake Paltrow, the younger brother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow . ...Read More »

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Effie Gray

9 October 2014 3:06 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

The emotionally barren wedlock of celebrated 19th century man of letters John Ruskin (Greg Wise) and his teenage wife Effie Gray (Dakota Fanning) is grimly explored in Oscar-winning screenwriter Emma Thompson's portrait of a marriage that never was. The newly-wed Ruskin - backed by his spitefully ambitious parents - proves emotionally stunted, repulsed by the physicality of the marriage bed. Effie - ten years younger - dutifully accepts her fate but finds herself drawn to Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge) in a Victorian era where the stigma of divorce could spell social exile. »

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‘Gone Girl’ Vies To Keep Its Distance From ‘Annabelle’ At Int’l B.O. — Monday Update

6 October 2014 3:25 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

3Rd Update, Monday, 3:25Pm Pt: The majors — Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros. — have updated their weekend estimates which are now reflected throughout the story. Some dips from what was originally reported yesterday among Sony and Paramount’s titles, but nothing too earth-shattering. While Gone Girl barely notched No. 1 with roughly $400K more than Annabelle stateside, $37.5M to $37.1M respectively; their spread at the overseas B.O. is wider in their weekend takes with the David Fincher film grabbing $24.5M and The Conjuring spinoff taking $20.7M for the weekend.  However, Annabelle has a leg up on Gone Girl since it opened in Russia last weekend, hence the horror film’s total cume is $23.6M, $887K short of Gone Girl’s foreign take.  Next weekend, the spooky doll film and the missing chick pic will pull each other’s hair in France and Spain where they bow against each other. »

- Nancy Tartaglione

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Watch: Trailer For Celebrated Nyff Cold-War Era Hockey Documentary ‘Red Army’

3 October 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Playing Cannes, Tiff and, now, the New York Film Festival this weekend, the celebrated Russian hockey documentary “Red Army” has received rave reviews since it debuted on the Croissette earlier this year. Directed by producer/filmmaker Gabe Polsky (one half of the sibling duo that directed the underrated indie “The Motel Life” with Emile Hirsch and Dakota Fanning), “Red Army” is about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. East vs. West narratives played out fiercely during the Cold War, and even spilled over into the world of international sports, where the Russians were severely competitive and extremely proficient in hockey. Polsky’s doc looks at the Red Army hockey team, how it was created and how it also became a tool of Soviet propaganda. It sounds like a fascinating documentary, and buzz around the movie has been glowing. Here’s »

- Edward Davis

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Video: Dakota Fanning Stars in Emma Thompson Scripted ‘Effie Gray’ (Exclusive)

2 October 2014 7:10 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London – Dakota Fanning starrer “Effie Gray,” which is the first original screenplay written by Emma Thompson, world premieres on Oct. 5 in London, and opens in the U.K. on Oct. 10 through Metrodome Distribution. Variety has been given an exclusive clip from the film. The U.S. distributor is due to be revealed on Oct. 9.

The film, which is directed by Richard Laxton, explores the true story of the relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride, Euphemia “Effie” Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. It reps Fanning’s first adult starring role as Effie.

Other thesps in the film include Thompson (“The Remains of the Day,” “Howards End”), Julie Walters (“Harry Potter”), Tom Sturridge (“On the Road”), David Suchet (“Agatha Christie’s Poirot”) and Greg Wise (“Walking on Sunshine”).

The film is produced by Andreas Roald and Donald Rosenfeld, former president of Merchant Ivory Prods., whose credits »

- Leo Barraclough

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Charlie Sheen Loses His S–t at the Dentist, Adam Sandler Partners with Netflix + More of Today’s First Dibs

2 October 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Charlie Sheen allegedly tried to attack his dentist, Adam Sandler and Netflix join forces to create multiple original movies, The Real Housewives of Atlanta announces its season seven cast, and more of today’s First Dibs.

Charlie Sheen allegedly pulled a knife out on a dentist when he was about to be put under. He may have been under the influence of cocaine at the time. [NY Post] Adam Sandler will star in and produce four original Netflix films. [Vanity Fair] The Real Housewives of Atlanta season seven cast has some new girls on the block. [Us Weekly] Matthew McConaughey revisits his We Are Marshall days and pumps up the University of Texas football team. [TMZ] Teresa Giudice pulls out all the stops in a last minute effort to avoid jail time. [Perez Hilton] Anne Hathaway says fame “fucked [her] up for a really long time.” [Huffington Post] Dakota Fanning stars in Effie Gray, an original screenplay written by Emma Thompson. [Variety] Neil Patrick Harris »

- Taylor Ferber

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UK movie releases: October 2014

2 October 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

October 3, 2014

Life After Beth

Director: Jeff Baena

Starring: Jeff Baena

Running time: 89 mins

Certificate: 15

Dracula Untold

Director: Gary Shore

Starring: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper

Running time: 92 mins

Certificate: 15

Draft Day

Director: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner

Running time: 107 mins

Certificate: 15

Gone Girl

Director:David Fincher

Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike

Running time: 149 mins

Certificate: 18

October 10, 2014

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Director: Miguel Arteta

Starring: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner

Running time: 81 mins

Certificate: PG

Annabelle

Director: John R. Leonetti

Starring: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis

Running time: 99 mins

Certificate: 15

The Calling

Director: Jason Stone

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Gil Bellows

Running time: 108 mins

Certificate: 15

Effie Gray

Director: Richard Laxton

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson

Running time: Tbc mins

Certificate: 12A

The Maze Runner

Director: Wes Ball

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario

Running time: 113 mins

Certificate: 12A

The Rewrite

Director: Marc Lawrence

Starring: Hugh Grant, Marisa Tomei »

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‘Night Moves’ Review

1 October 2014 4:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat, Logan Miller, Kai Lennox, Katherine Waterston, James Le Gros, Traber Burns | Written by Kelly Reichardt, Jonathan Raymond | Directed by Kelly Reichardt

Director Kelly Reichardt has made a career out of making unassuming films that are mediations on the human conditions. Based on the subject matter of her latest film Night Moves  one might think she is making a departure from her established style. This thriller follows a group of eco-terrorists as they attempt blowup a hydroelectric dam. As one would except with a director like Reichardt this thriller has camouflaged tension that only shows itself at the right opportunities. Night Moves  is a lingering piece of entertainment that makes you the ultimate observer into a relatively untold world.

In the film Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard play three ideological environmentalists who believe they have found a way to take a stand for Mother Nature. »

- Dan Clark

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