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Time Machine: Best Picture Nominee Co-Star Timberlake on the Oscars' Red Carpet

1 May 2015 7:34 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Justin Timberlake on the Oscars' Red Carpet Justin Timberlake at the Academy Awards The Social Network actor Justin Timberlake arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards, which took place on Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. At the ceremony, Timberlake and Black Swan actress Mila Kunis introduced the nominees – and eventual winners – in the animation categories. Throughout the proceedings, he pretended to be the elusive Banksy, whose Exit Through the Gift Shop was a Best Documentary Feature contender. The joke fell mostly flat, but Timberlake actually elicited some laughs when he imitated three-time Oscar-nominated veteran Kirk Douglas*, who mercilessly stretched the Best Supporting Actress announcement into what seemed like hours. Admittedly, Douglas was funny. (The winner in that particular category turned out to be Melissa Leo for David O. Russell's The Fighter.) As announced by the Justin Timberlake-Mila Kunis duo, the Best Animated Short Film was Shaun Tan »

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January Jones On ‘Good Kill,’ Ethan Hawke [Exclusive Video]

29 April 2015 12:02 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

January Jones stars alongside Ethan Hawke and Zoe Kravitz in Andrew Niccol’s new film Good Kill, which takes a look behind the scenes of the United States’ drone program. January Jones On ‘Good Kill’ Jones plays Molly Egan in Good Kill, the wife of Hawke’s Major Tommy Egan, a disenchanted remote drone pilot who desperately wants […]

The post January Jones On ‘Good Kill,’ Ethan Hawke [Exclusive Video] appeared first on uInterview. »

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Get The Look For Less: The Cast Of ‘Good Kill’ Look Elegant At The Tribeca FIlm Festival

28 April 2015 2:07 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The cast of the independent film Good Kill stepped out at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in some elegant looks. The main cast of the military drama includes Ethan Hawke, January Jones and Zoe Kravitz who were joined by director Andrew Niccol. Hawke went with a classical dark grey suit and tie. Jones wore a […]

The post Get The Look For Less: The Cast Of ‘Good Kill’ Look Elegant At The Tribeca FIlm Festival appeared first on uInterview. »

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25 underrated 1990s movie soundtracks

28 April 2015 3:02 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Muppet Treasure Island to Speed, we take a look at the 90s soundtracks that deserve another listen...

Ah, the 1990s. The decade that brought us The Lion King. Titanic. Quentin Tarantino. That wordless bathroom scene in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet. Angelo Badalamenti's Twin Peaks. Duel of the Fates from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. In the Mood for Love.

It was a good 10 years for film music, no doubt.

But scratch the surface of 1991 through 1999 and there are tons of good scores ready to spring a surprise on your ears. Some were attached to sorely underrated movies, others were overshadowed by wildly successful ones, and some have simply been forgotten in the passage of time.

Here, in no particular order, are the top 25 underappreciated film soundtracks from the 1990s.

1. Chaplin - John Barry

Okay, let's start with a big one. Richard Attenborough. Robert Downey Jr. John Barry. »

- simonbrew

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Watch: 'Good Kill' Star Ethan Hawke on the Internal Conflict Behind Modern Warfare

27 April 2015 9:29 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: Drone Warfare Plagues Ethan Hawke in Heart-Pounding 'Good Kill' Trailer Fresh off his Oscar-nominated performance in "Boyhood" and his directorial debut "Seymour: An Introduction," Ethan Hawke is keeping busy this year by re-teaming with director Andrew Niccol ("Gattaca," "Lord of War") for this summer's drone warfare drama "Good Kill." During one of Indiewire and Apple's Tribeca Talks at the Apple Store in Soho, Manhattan, Hawke joined Niccol and co-stars January Jones and Zoe Kravitz to discuss the emotional conflict plaguing his character. "Good Kill" tells the story of an Air Force pilot who comes to miss the contact of combat after being relegated to flying drones. Forced to fight using nothing but a remote controller for 12 hours a day, the pilot begins to question his mission and the very sate and purpose of modern warfare. Be sure to check out the full panel on iTunes in. »

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Exclusive: Ethan Hawke Prepares To BBQ In Clip From 'Good Kill'

24 April 2015 8:21 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Wake up, take a shower, get dressed, go to work, fly some drones that kill some targets overseas from the comfort of a military base thousands of miles away, go home —it's the new reality of warfare. In Andrew Niccol's "Good Kill," the subject is explored with Ethan Hawke in the lead role as a man who must grapple with the cutting edge of how the "War on Terror" is presently waged. Co-starring January Jones, Zoe Kravitz and Bruce Greenwood, the film tells the story of an air combat veteran who enacts the same kind of missions he used to from the sky but now in front of a console on the ground. As you'll see in this clip, it makes his life somewhat surreal, with his day of hunting down the Taliban capped off with a BBQ at home. "Good Kill" screened at the Tribeca Film Festival this »

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Voltage Pictures hires John Fremes

24 April 2015 | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

John Fremes has joined Voltage Pictures as president of international sales and distribution and will report to president and COO Jonathan Deckter.

Fremes arrives from Nu Image / Millennium and replaces Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard, who is transitioning into a production deal with Nicolas Chartier’s company and to that effect will be on set in Ireland for John Moore’s I.T. starring Pierce Brosnan.

For the last three years Fremes served as president of international sales and distribution at Nu Image / Millennium, where he sold titles like Expendables 2 and 3, Olympus Has Fallen, Homefront and the upcoming London Has Fallen and Mechanic: Resurrection.

Voltage has also brought in Scott Bedno from Spotlight Pictures as vice-president of international sales. Bedno, along with Voltage’s international sales coordinator Mike Quinn, will report directly to Fremes.

The moves underscores Chartier’s plans to ramp at the company up after he brought in Deckter as partner last month.

“We are thrilled »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Betty Draper, the Feminist? January Jones on the Difference Between Mothering in 'Mad Men' & 'Good Kill'

21 April 2015 9:03 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Although originally reading for the role of Peggy Olson in AMC's "Mad Men," actress January Jones convinced creator Matthew Weiner to develop a whole new side to the drama series. Since 2007, Jones has played Betty Draper, disgruntled wife to Don Draper, and has provided a look into a world outside 1960s Madison Ave. Read More: Review: 'Mad Men' Season 7 Episode 10 'The Forecast' Gets LiteralIn addition to "Mad Men," which earned Jones an Emmy nomination in 2010 and will air its final episodes in the coming weeks, Jones has snagged a lead role in Fox's new comedy "The Last Man on Earth" and now stars in "Good Kill," a feature film playing at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. In "Good Kill," directed by Andrew Niccol, Jones plays Molly Egan, wife to Major Thomas Egan (Ethan Hawke), a drone pilot who not only begins to question his controversial job, but develops Ptsd as a result. »

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Betty Draper, the Feminist? January Jones on the Difference Between Mothering in 'Mad Men' & 'Good Kill'

21 April 2015 9:03 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Although originally reading for the role of Peggy Olson in AMC's "Mad Men," actress January Jones convinced creator Matthew Weiner to develop a whole new side to the drama series. Since 2007, Jones has played Betty Draper, disgruntled wife to Don Draper, and has provided a look into a world outside 1960s Madison Ave. Read More: Review: 'Mad Men' Season 7 Episode 10 'The Forecast' Gets LiteralIn addition to "Mad Men," which earned Jones an Emmy nomination in 2010 and will air its final episodes in the coming weeks, Jones has snagged a lead role in Fox's new comedy "The Last Man on Earth" and now stars in "Good Kill," a feature film playing at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. In "Good Kill," directed by Andrew Niccol, Jones plays Molly Egan, wife to Major Thomas Egan (Ethan Hawke), a drone pilot who not only begins to question his controversial job, but develops Ptsd as a result. »

- Eric Eidelstein

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35 Movies You Need to See This Summer

18 April 2015 8:49 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Whether you like it or not, the summer movie season is right around the corner! Of course, blockbusters sprout up all throughout the year, with movies like The Divergent Series: Insurgent and Furious 7 setting the box office on fire even before the "official" summer movie season kicks off...But the four-month period between May and August is simply jam-packed with big-budget tentpoles, outlandish comedies and even a few memorable indie dramas. Before you start snatching up tickets to your favorite summer movies, we have a handy guide breaking down all of the major studio blockbusters, and even a few independent flicks that have the potential to break out into the mainstream. Here our the 35 movies you simply can't miss this summer!

1Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 1

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, »

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Michael Fassbender and “Slow West”: Films to look forward to at the Tribeca Film Festival

17 April 2015 1:13 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

As you read this, the Tribeca Film Festival will be getting fully underway with Press and Industry Screenings of all their titles. Each year, they offer up something very unique in the world of independent cinema. I’ll be taking in some films at the fest and have seen a handful already, so the choices below are sometimes more than just educated guesses. Tribeca is a unique environment, offering up smaller flicks of all ilk, so there’s the possibility of discovering something new and exciting at all times. Still, what you’ll see below are some of the most interesting higher profile titles that are screening. Here are ten films playing at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival to keep an eye on… 10. Good Kill – A new Ethan Hawke collaboration with filmmaker Andrew Niccol, this is a look at the toll that working a drone can take on a man. It »

- Joey Magidson

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Daily | Tribeca 2015

15 April 2015 11:08 AM, PDT | Keyframe | See recent Keyframe news »

With the Tribeca Film Festival opening tonight and running through April 26, we're gleaning the highlights from umpteen recommendations, with notes so far on Leah Wolchok's Very Semi-Serious, and In Transit, co-directed by the late Albert Maysles; Kate Lyn Sheil and Zachary Treitz's Men Go to Battle, "an instant-classic Western," according to the New Yorker; Andrew Niccol’s Good Kill with Ethan Hawke; Brett Morgen's Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck; Adrián García Bogliano's Scherzo Diabolico; Reed Morano's Meadowland with Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Elisabeth Moss, John Leguizamo and Juno Temple; Tim Blake Nelson's Anesthesia with Sam Waterston—and more. » - David Hudson »

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Exclusive ‘Good Kill’ Clip Featuring Ethan Hawke – Out Now In UK Cinemas

13 April 2015 1:50 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Good Kill, starring Ethan Hawke, January Jones and Zoe Kravitz was released in UK cinemas on Friday and to celebrate, we’ve got an exclusive clip to share with you!

Written and directed by Andrew Niccol, the film tells the story of a Las Vegas fighter-pilot turned drone-pilot Tommy Egan (Hawke), who fights the Taliban via remote control for half of his day, then goes home to his wife (Jones) and kids in the suburbs for the other half. But our pilot is starting to question the mission. Is he creating more terrorists than he’s killing? Is he fighting a war without end?

With echoes of Homeland and a number of other great thrillers that have come out in recent years, this snippet sets you up and entices you into Good Kill, with Hawke letting us know more his character’s life, check it out:

Good Kill is out »

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Movie Review – Good Kill (2014)

12 April 2015 5:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Good Kill, 2014.

Written and Directed by Andrew Niccol.

Starring Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Bruce Greenwood and Jake Abel.

Synopsis:

A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.

Many of the scenes are emotionless, repetitive and detached, set in a claustrophobic room without windows. These scenes involve the audience looking at monitors, switches and controllers, and are filmed mostly in medium or close shots of the actors’ faces. In most films this would perhaps be disagreeable and boring, but in Good Kill they are exactly what make the film work. This is modern warfare 7000 miles away from the combat zone.

In his third collaboration with director Andrew Niccol, Ethan Hawke plays Tom Egan, a Us Airforce drone pilot who is on the brink of breaking point. Through the day to day life of Egan, Niccol’s film is rewarding and stakes its »

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Andrew Niccol on drone strikes in Good Kill: 'You couldn't make it up'

9 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Us drone programme has become more and more present in the public consciousness over the past three years, and Hollywood is catching up.

While the last few months have seen several TV programmes - notably Homeland and House of Cards - use Us drone strikes as a central device, Andrew Niccol's Good Kill is one of the first big-screen titles to tackle the issue.

Digital Spy sat down with Niccol to discuss his inspiration for the script, casting Ethan Hawke as the anti-Top Gun, and why the realities of this story would have Orwell turning in his grave.

Did you have Ethan in mind for this from the beginning?

"I don't think of anyone when I'm writing a script, I have no-one in mind, but as soon as I finished I thought he was perfect for it. When I called him about it, I said 'Ethan, I »

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Good Kill review

9 April 2015 5:29 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ethan Hawke stars in Good Kill, a drama-thriller from Gattaca director Andrew Niccol. Here's Ryan's review of a gripping film...

Writer-director Andrew Niccol is best known for his contribution to the sci-fi genre: In Time, the classic Gattaca and the elegant script for Peter Weir’s The Truman Show to name a few.

Good Kill isn’t a science fiction film, but its premise could easily come from a dystopian novel - or a darkly prophetic story by Philip K Dick.

Ethan Hawke plays Major Thomas Egan, a veteran pilot who controls unmanned aerial vehicles (or drones, as they’re often dubbed by the media) as they circle the skies of the Middle East. At the orders of those higher up the command chain, these drones can strike targets from 10,000km in the air - so high that someone on the ground could look up and not even see the craft gliding above them. »

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Andrew Niccol interview: Good Kill, drones, Lord Of War

9 April 2015 5:09 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

We chat to writer-director Andrew Niccol about his drama-thriller Good Kill, its drone warfare premise, Lord Of War and more...

Since his feature filmmaking debut began in 1997, writer-director Andrew Niccol has made diverse movies united by similar themes. Many of them deal with the way technology either impacts us in the present or will affect us in the future. More still meditate on social injustice.

Good Kill shares the concerns and thought-provoking tone of Niccol's best films, such as The Truman Show (which he wrote, and Peter Weir directed), In Time, Lord Of War and his masterpiece, Gattaca. Set in 2010, it's about the experiences of Major Thomas Egan (Ethan Hawke) - a distinctly 21st century brand of soldier. Once an adept pilot, he now clocks into work at a military base just outside Las Vegas, sits in an office chair, and launches aerial drone strikes over Afghanistan and other countries in the Middle East. »

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Ethan Hawke on playing a drone pilot: 'It's like science fiction'

9 April 2015 3:42 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Ethan Hawke collaborates with Gattaca director Andrew Niccol for the third time in this week's morally complex drama Good Kill.

The actor, who plays a former pilot struggling to adjust to his new responsibilities in the controversial Us drone programme, told Digital Spy that he was drawn to the role in part because of Niccol's genre pedigree.

"That's what makes Andrew the perfect director for it - it's a contemporary issue that almost feels like science fiction," Hawke explained.

Watch the video above to see Hawke discuss Good Kill, Gattaca, Boyhood and more.

Good Kill is released in the UK this Friday (April 10), and in the Us on May 15. »

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Film Review: 'Good Kill'

9 April 2015 1:02 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★★☆☆☆ In 2002 the CIA employed an armed drone in a targeted killing in Afghanistan and since then they have been used thousands of times. To their advocates they are a way of defeating a dangerous enemy without risking the lives of troops; to their critics they are a cowardly form of remote control killing which make murder more acceptable by putting distance between the target and the trigger puller. Contesting for last year's Golden Lion prize at the Venice Film Festival, director Andrew Niccol's Good Kill (2014) - starring man of the moment Ethan Hawke - is a timely intervention in the debate that though occasionally devastating is all too often found off-target.

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Gattaca: looking back at Andrew Niccol’s Sf masterpiece

8 April 2015 7:48 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

With Good Kill in UK cinemas this week, Ryan looks back at writer-director Andrew Niccol’s classic sci-fi debut, 1997's Gattaca...

It’s all there in that swooning opening music: Gattaca isn’t just another sleek film about the future. The feature debut of New Zealand-born director Andrew Niccol, the smart, elegant, intensely moving Gattaca may just be his finest film to date.

The film introduces us to Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), who’s in the process of a carrying out a painstaking daily ritual: shaving every stray hair from his body, exfoliating his skin and burning the material left behind - it’s as though Vincent’s treating himself as a crime scene.

Vincent lives in a future where genetic profiling has divided society into Valids - those whose DNA has been fettled to perfection by scientists before birth - and In-valids - those conceived naturally, with all potential genetic flaws it involves. »

- ryanlambie

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