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Unity Documentary Opens Worldwide Beginning August 12; Features 100 Celebrity Narrators

22 April 2015 11:47 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Featuring an unprecedented cast of 100 celebrity narrators, the timely documentary Unity will be distributed by SpectiCast in select theatres worldwide beginning August 12.

Written and directed by Shaun Monson (Earthlings), produced by Melissa Danis and Monson, the film explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and our responsibility to do better. A production of Monson’s Nation Earth, Unity will is expected to premiere on 1000-1200+ screens across the globe. SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. Tickets and more information including participating theatre locations and global distribution partners coming soon.

Seven years in the making, Unity explores humanity’s impact on the world and our opportunity for transformation.  Presented in chapters, Unity takes an in-depth look at what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and, ultimately, hope.  Coupled with stunning cinematography, Unity is a singular and unforgettable cinematic experience. »

- Melissa Thompson

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Documentary ‘Unity’ Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators

22 April 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Shaun Monson’s documentary “Unity,” featuring 100 celebrity narrators, will be distributed by SpectiCast at 1,000 to 1,200 screens worldwide beginning Aug. 12, Variety has learned exclusively.

The  film comes a decade after Monson’s documentary “Earthlings,” which explored humanity’s relationships with other animals. Produced by Melissa Danis and Monson through Nation Earth, “Unity” explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and hope.

SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. The deal was announced Wednesday at CinemaCon.

Celebrities lending their voices to this powerful film include Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried, Amy Smart, Anjelica Huston, Anton Yelchin, Arian Foster, Arlene Martel, Balthazar Getty, Ben Kingsley, Ben Whishaw, Beth Hart, Brandon Boyd, Caroline Goodall, Carrie-Anne Moss, Casey Affleck, Catherine Tate, Claire Forlani, Cloris Leachman, Common, Damien Mander, David Copperfield, »

- Dave McNary

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Great TV and film for St George's Day on Netflix

22 April 2015 6:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

St Patrick's Day gets a lot of love, what with all the pub going and the Guinness drinking. In comparison, England's St George's Day tends to be a much more low-key affair, but there is a benefit to this: an evening free to catch up on some great TV.

To celebrate dragon slaying and all the other things that make our country great, we've put together a list of the best films and television shows from the UK available to watch on Netflix right now:

Sherlock

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have redefined Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective for the 21st century.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have both been heaped with praise for their roles as the dynamic duo of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, in stories that bring a modern twist to the classic mysteries.

Doctor Who

Digital Spy readers hardly need us to list the virtues of Doctor Who. »

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Carey Mulligan: 'The film industry is obviously massively sexist'

21 April 2015 1:58 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Carey Mulligan has said that the movie industry is "obviously massively sexist".

The actress noted to Time Out London that it has taken a century for the story of the suffragettes to be made into a significant feature film.

"In terms of the amount of interesting roles there are for women it's obviously massively sexist," Mulligan said of the film industry.

"There's a lack of material for women. A lack of great stories for women."

She added of the delay in a film like Suffragette being made: "The mere fact that it's taken 100 years for this story to be told is hugely revealing.

"This is the story of equal rights in Britain and it took years of struggle and women being tortured, abused and persecuted, and it's never been put on screen.

"It's such a reflection of our film industry that that story hasn't been told yet."

Meryl Streep stars »

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Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis May 22-24 – Great Line-Up of Movie Guests

19 April 2015 7:44 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Pop culture comes to life in St. Louis next month! It’s the Wizard World Comic Con May 22nd through the 24th at America’s Center downtown (701 Convention Plaza – St. Louis, Mo 63101), and boy oh boy, do they have an amazing line-up of guests!

Sure, you got the comic artists and cosplayers, wrestlers, a St. Louis Ram, a Power Ranger,  and of course the ubiquitous Walking Dead stars, but what We Are Movie Geeks is most excited about are the celebrities from movies that will be on hand: Horror legend George Romero, Sharknado legend Tara Reid, horror hostess with the mostest (if you know what I mean) Elvira, Guardians Of The Galaxy tough guy Dave Bautista, Henry the serial killer himself Michael Rooker, Do The Right Thing’s ‘Buggin Out’ Giancarlo Esposito. Lord of the Rings Trilogy’s Pippin Billy Boyd, Captain America squeeze Hayley Atwell, and Silent Bob’s buddy Jay aka Jason Mewes. »

- Tom Stockman

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Coming Soon to "Best Shot"

19 April 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Why not join the merriest movie club? You only have to 1) watch the movie, 2) take a screengrab of your favorite image and 3) post it somewhere online saying why you chose it. It's that easy! 

Here's what's coming right up...

Wed, April 22nd 9 To 5 (1981)

With the new series Grace and Frankie premiering in May on Netflix, let's revisit the first comic pairing of the legendary Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, this time as an Unofficial Office Manager and Mousy New Secretary who have the world's worst boss. Also starring Dolly Parton and one of the great movie theme songs. The one thing we've never really considered about this movie is how it looks. So let's look. Invite a friend to play because who doesn't love this movie?

[Amazon Instant | Netflix Instant | iTunes] 

Wed, April 29th Bright Star (2009)

We're joining Anne Marie's "Women's Pictures" series for a Jane Campion (she's the topic this month). Drown in the »

- NATHANIEL R

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Cannes Unveils 2015 Official Selection Lineup

16 April 2015 3:12 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Star-studded English-language dramas from Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, Denis Villeneuve, Justin Kurzel, Paolo Sorrentino and Matteo Garrone will vie for the Palme d’Or alongside new films by Valerie Donzelli, Jacques Audiard, Hou Hsiao-hsien and Jia Zhangke at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, which unveiled its official selection lineup on Thursday.

While there are only two U.S. directors in competition — Haynes with “Carol,” a 1950s lesbian love story starring Cate Blanchett, and Van Sant with his suicide drama “The Sea of Trees,” pairing Matthew McConaughey and Ken Watanabe — this year’s Palme race looks to feature more high-profile Hollywood talent than any in recent memory. Canada’s Villeneuve (“Prisoners,” “Enemy”) will bring his Mexican drug-cartel drama “Sicario,” with Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, while Australia’s Kurzel (“The Snowtown Murders”) secured a Palme berth for “Macbeth,” his Shakespeare adaptation toplining Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. »

- Justin Chang and Elsa Keslassy

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First trailer for Suffragette released in support of #VotingMatters

15 April 2015 9:48 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Coinciding with the #VotingMatters campaign, Focus Features has released a trailer for director Sarah Gavron’s upcoming historical drama Suffragette starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl StreepHelena Bonham Carter, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw and Brendan Gleeson. Check it out below after the official synopsis…

Suffragette” is a moving drama that will empower all who are striving for equal rights in our own day and age. The stirring story, inspired by the early-20th-century campaign by the suffragettes for the right of women to vote, centers on Maud (played by Carey Mulligan), a working wife and mother who comes to realize that she must fight for her dignity both at home and in her workplace. Realizing that she is not alone, she becomes an activist alongside other brave women from all walks of life. The early efforts at resistance were passive but as the women faced increasingly aggressive police action, the suffragettes »

- Gary Collinson

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'Suffragette' International Trailer Starring Meryl Streep

15 April 2015 9:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in March, we reported that Focus Features has acquired North American distribution for the voting rights drama Suffragette, although a domestic release date has not been given at this time. Today, international distributor Pathe has released the first U.K. teaser trailer, featuring Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan. Suffragette is now set for an October 23 release in the U.S. and an October 30 U.K. debut.

Suffragette is a moving drama that will empower all who are striving for equal rights in our own day and age. The stirring story, inspired by the early-20th-century campaign by the suffragettes for the right of women to vote, centers on Maud (played by Carey Mulligan), a working wife and mother who comes to realize that she must fight for her dignity both at home and in her workplace. Realizing that she is not alone, she becomes an activist alongside other brave »

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Suffragette Teaser Trailer Marches Online

15 April 2015 8:35 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The election cycle here in Blighty is in full swing, so it seems the right time to look back at a much more vital and impassioned part of political history, the Suffragette movement. A teaser trailer for Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette is now online. Boasting quite the cast – Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, Helen Bonham Carter, Romola Garai, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson and Ben Whishaw among them – Suffragette follows the struggles of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst (Streep) and the campaigners around her, who lead an early feminist movement to get equality in voting at a time when women were considered ill-mannered to vote. While their cause was just, it was also not an easy thing to try to turn the giant iceberg that was British politics at the time. The personal cost was great, but the results speak for themselves. It’s just a quick look at this point, but with that cast, »

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Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep Fight The Good Fight In First Teaser For Historical Drama Suffragette

15 April 2015 8:18 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Eager to strike while the hot-button topic steals the headlines in the UK ahead of the general election on May 9, Focus Features has debuted the first teaser for political drama Suffragette, which sees Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep taking a stand for women’s rights during the early 1900s.

As a matter of fact, the studio has even gone so far as to incorporate the marketing for the real-life drama with the #VotingMatters campaign, intertwining the old with the new. Not only that, with close to 9 million women not taking part in the vote in 2010, there’s greater impetus to attract more to the polling stations on this occasion, and Sarah Gavron (Brick Lane) will be hoping to offer up a hard-hitting perspective on the matter through her cinematic analogy.

Following Mulligan’s feminist Maud, a hard working mother, the film will orbit around her realization that she must take »

- Michael Briers

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Suffragette Teaser Trailer Has Mulligan and Streep Fighting for Women’s Voting Rights

15 April 2015 7:41 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Film 4 has released the first Suffragette trailer online. Written by Abi Morgan (Shame) and directed by Sarah Gavron (Brick Lane), the film stars Carey Mulligan as a working-class women’s rights activist in the early days of the feminist movement. As you can see from this trailer, this isn’t just marching with signs. This is throwing rocks and getting hardcore when it comes to fighting for voting rights. It’s an encouraging trailer because it looks like it will get to the nitty-gritty of the suffragist movement rather than just ladies marching around with signs. Check out the Suffragette trailer below. The film opens October 23rd, and also stars Helena Bonham-Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep. Here’s the official synopsis for Suffragette: Suffragette is a thrilling drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were »

- Matt Goldberg

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First Trailer for 'Suffragette' Starring Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep

15 April 2015 7:34 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Focus Features will be releasing Suffragette into theaters on Oct. 23 and today the first teaser trailer for the film, which features an all-star cast, out to tell the story of the women that took up the early feminist movement in the late 19th and early 20th century. Directed by Sarah Gavron, the cast includes, but isn't limited to Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Romola Garai, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff and Samuel West. Here's the official synopsis: Suffragette is a thrilling drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing. Radicalized and turning to violence as the only route to change, they »

- Brad Brevet

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Powerful First Trailer For Suffragette Stars Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan

15 April 2015 5:40 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Starring Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan, here’s your first look at Suffragette.

Heading to cinemas during the upcoming awards season, Suffragette is the first ever feature film to tell the inspirational story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who risked everything in the fight for equality.

Suffragette is a moving drama that will empower all who are striving for equal rights in our own day and age. The stirring story, inspired by the early-20th-century campaign by the suffragettes for the right of women to vote, centers on Maud (played by Carey Mulligan), a working wife and mother who comes to realize that she must fight for her dignity both at home and in her workplace. Realizing that she is not alone, she becomes an activist alongside other brave women from all walks of life. The early efforts at resistance were passive but as the women faced increasingly aggressive police action, »

- Michelle McCue

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Watch Carey Mulligan & Meryl Streep Fight For Women’s Rights In The First Teaser Trailer For ‘Suffragette’

15 April 2015 4:28 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Rev your BAFTA-appealing engines, the first teaser for “Suffragette” is here. Is this Oscar-bait from U.K. giants, Pathé and Film4 Productions? It sure sounds like it. About the British women's suffrage feminist movement of the late 19th and early 20th century, the drama boasts an all-star cast of British heavyweights. Carey Mulligan stars and the movie also features Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Romola Garai, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel West The script was penned by Abi Morgan— “Shame,” “The Iron Lady” and the BBC miniseries “The Hour”—and while she’s never been nominated for an Oscar yet, she's been awarded up to the hilt including Primetime Emmy win for "The Hour," and two BAFTA wins from six nominations. Here’s the official long-form synopsis. Suffragette is an intense drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement as they fought for the right to vote, »

- Edward Davis

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'Suffragette' gets awards season release date

15 April 2015 3:25 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Teaser trailer released of period drama starring Carey Mulligan about women’s fight for the vote.

Suffragette is to open in UK cinemas on October 30, 2015, Pathé announced today.

The film centres on the ordinary British women at the turn of the 20th century who risked everything in the fight for equality and the right to vote.

With the UK General Election taking place on May 7, Pathé has released a teaser trailer in support of the #votingmatters campaign (after more than 9 million women failed to vote in the 2010 election, there is a major campaign to get women to register to vote before the April 20 deadline).

Suffragette stars Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep.

The film is directed by Sarah Gavron, who reteams with her Brick Lane screenwriter Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady), and is produced by Faye Ward and Alison Owen (Saving Mr Banks). 

Mulligan plays Maud, a working »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Suffragette trailer: Carey Mulligan will never give up the fight

15 April 2015 3:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Carey Mulligan has featured in the first teaser trailer of Suffragette.

Meryl Streep also stars in the upcoming British drama from director Sarah Gavron and writer Abi Morgan.

Streep stars as the legendary figurehead of the women's suffrage movement Emmeline Pankhurst, with Mulligan taking the lead role of fellow campaigner Maud.

Ben Whishaw, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson and Helena Bonham Carter also appear in the film.

Based on true events, Suffragette was filmed on location in London last year, and will be released on September 11 in the UK. »

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Christoph Waltz once again denies playing Bond villain Blofeld in Spectre

7 April 2015 11:40 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It seems that Christoph Waltz is sticking to his story. On the very day that the cast for Spectre was officially unveiled, actor Christoph Waltz revealed that his character was called Franz Oberhauser, despite many believing he would play the classic Bond villain Blofeld. Since then he has denied playing Blofeld several times, but since the release of the first teaser trailer many fans are sure that his character is indeed super spy’s arch nemesis.

In an interview with GQ, Waltz was once again asked if he is playing Blofeld to which he responded, “That is absolutely untrue. That rumour started on the Internet, and the Internet is a pest. The name of my character is Franz Oberhauser.”

Of course, this wouldn’t be the first time an actor has lied to cover up their role. Marion Cotillard repeatedly denied playing Talia Al Ghul in The Dark Knight Rises, »

- Thomas Roach

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Daniel Craig Undergoes Minor Knee Surgery Following Spectre Set Accident

6 April 2015 8:56 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Of all the things to stop James Bond dead in his tracks, a small knee injury wouldn’t be the first obstacle to come to mind. Nevertheless, following an on-set accident back in February, MGM has confirmed that star Daniel Craig underwent minor knee surgery during a scheduled Spectre break to correct said injury. He is human, after all!

Here’s what a spokesperson had to say about the incident, which won’t have any impact on the film’s production schedule.

“During a scheduled break, Daniel Craig had arthroscopic surgery to repair his knee injury. He will rejoin production on April 22nd at Pinewood.”

Craig first sprained his knee whilst filming an action scene at England’s famous Pinewood Studios, though this didn’t affect Spectre‘s European shoots that followed, as it’s understood the actor didn’t miss any days of filming as production switched to Rome »

- Michael Briers

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'Spectre': Daniel Craig Has Minor Surgery for Bond Injury

6 April 2015 8:25 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Seemingly always under a perpetual black cloud during production, Spectre has experienced another small set back. Daniel Craig is said to have sprained his knee in early February while shooting an action sequence on set at Pinewood Studios. He had to undergo knee surgery this weekend, though Eon Productions says it was a 'minor procedure'. The actor was flown to New York for the surgery during Easter break.

A spokeswoman for Spectre says that production will not be delayed. She also denied that the 47 year-old Daniel Craig had missed 'several days of shooting' on the 24th 007 movie. She says:

"During a scheduled break, Daniel Craig had arthroscopic surgery to repair his knee injury. He will rejoin production on April 22nd at Pinewood."

Spectre began filming last December at the Pinewood Studios location in Buckinghamshire. The film has since shot on location in Rome and Mexico. Spectre will serve as Daniel Craig »

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