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Why 1980 Was the Best Year in Movie History

10 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

All week long our writers will debate: Which was the greatest film year of the past half century.  Click here for a complete list of our essays. How to decide in the grand scheme of things which film year stands above all others?  History gives us no clear methodology to unravel this thorny but extremely important question. Is it the year with the highest average score of movies?  So a year that averages out to a B + might be the winner over a field strewn with B’s, despite a few A +’s. Or do a few masterpieces lift up a year so far that whatever else happened beyond those three or four films is of no consequence? Both measures are worthy, and the winner by either of those would certainly be a year not to be sneezed at. But I contend the only true measure of a year’s »

- Richard Rushfield

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Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Spotted on a Date to a Broadway Show—Are They a Couple?

23 April 2015 8:52 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Even though Bradley Cooper was spotted reconnecting with ex-girlfriend Suki Waterhouse during Coachella, it seems that he has moved on with Irina Shayk. A source confirms to E! News that The Elephant Man actor and Cristiano Ronaldo's ex attended Broadway's Finding Neverland, which stars Glee alum Matthew Morrison, Wednesday night. This isn't the first time they've spent time together, either, as another insider dishes that they've been "hanging out." The insider tells us that they were also spotted out last weekend with a group of friends and were "really enjoying each other's company" while dancing. "They have a lot of chemistry with each other," the source »

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Elisabeth Moss, ‘Fun Home,’ and ‘Hamilton’ Nominated for Drama League Awards

21 April 2015 9:46 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Theater awards season is upon us and the 81st annual Drama League Awards have announced nominations for the past season on and Off-Broadway. Nominees for the Distinguished Performance Award include Backstage cover stars Matthew Morrison (“Finding Neverland”), Elisabeth Moss (“The Heidi Chronicles”), Andy Karl (“On the Twentieth Century”), Kristin Chenoweth (“On the Twentieth Century”), Jake Gyllenhaal (“Constellations”), Carey Mulligan (“Skylight”), and Tony Yazbeck (“On The Town”). Actors can only win this award once in their careers. Nominations for new Broadway and Off-Broadway productions include recent Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner “Between Riverside and Crazy”; “Hand to God”; “Constellations,” starring Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson; “The Audience,” starring Helen Mirren as the Queen of England (who turns 89 today!); and others. Revival nominations include “The Elephant Man,” starring Bradley Cooper, who was also nominated for Distinguished Performance; “The Heidi Chronicles”; “You Can’t Take It with You”; “The Iceman Cometh”; and »

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The 65th Annual Outer Critics Circle Nominees

20 April 2015 10:51 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and publications covering NYC theater outside NYC, honored the finest talent on and off Broadway with the announcement of this year’s nominees. Led by Broadway stars Raúl Esparza and Katie Finneran, the announcement ceremony took place at Manhattan’s Friars Club. Winners in all 24 categories will be announced on May 11, and the 65th annual Gala Awards Dinner will be held at Sardi’s Restaurant on May 21. New musical “Something Rotten!” led the pack with 12 nominations, followed by “On the Twentieth Century,” “An American in Paris,” and “Wolf Hall.” Because “Disgraced,” “Fun Home,” and “Hand to God” received nominations in previous seasons, those productions were not under consideration this year. Acting nominees include Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, and Alessandro Nivola for “The Elephant Man,” Elisabeth Moss and Bryce Pinkham for “The Heidi Chronicles,” Ben Miles for “Wolf Hall,” Kelli O’Hara and Ruthie »

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Alessandro Nivola joins Nicholas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon

16 April 2015 2:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Nicholas Winding Refn has continued to map out his cast for his latest offering The Neon Demon, with the news that Alessandro Nivola has signed on to play a lead role in the film.

Nivola, who recently starred in Selma and A Most Violent Year, will join the project alongside Elle Fanning (Maleficent) and Christina Hendricks (Lost River), who he starred alongside in 2012’s Ginger and Rosa. Nivola is also set to join Bradley Cooper for a London revival of The Elephant Man.

The Neon Demon is set for release in March 2016 and also stars Keanu Reeves (John Wick), Jena Malone (Inherent Vice), Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows) and Charles Baker (Wild).

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- Scott J. Davis

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The Conversation: Drew Morton and Landon Palmer Discuss ‘The Straight Story’

11 April 2015 1:54 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Conversation is a feature at Sound on Sight bringing together Drew Morton and Landon Palmer in a passionate debate about cinema new and old. For their fourth piece, they will discuss David Lynch’s film The Straight Story (1999).

Drew’s Take

I am in the midst of my 1999 class and I assigned two films I had yet to see from the acclaimed year – the year that Entertainment Weekly claimed to “change movies” – Kimberly Pierce’s Boys Don’t Cry and David Lynch’s The Straight Story. I like doing this as a Professor, because it varies the class and keeps me from getting too settled into a comfort zone. It challenges me to be more spontaneous and in the moment, a zone I typically find stimulating and energizing. Needless to say, the sixteen year old legacy of Lynch’s The Straight Story created a certain predisposition. Having seen all of Lynch’s other films, »

- Landon Palmer

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Tonys Best Actor showdown: Bradley Cooper vs. Jake Gyllenhaal vs ...

10 April 2015 1:04 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

An unknown could defeat a field of superstars in the competitive Best Actor (Play) category at this year’s Tonys. Who do you think will win this competitive category? Make the best predictions in our Tony nominations contest and you could win a $100 Amazon gift certificate and a place of honor in our famous leaderboards.  -Break- Three of the frontrunners in this race are a recent graduate of Juilliard (Alex Sharp in “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”), an award winner in a transfer from Off-Broadway (Steven Boyer in “Hand to God"), and a British performer dominating a two-evening historical drama (Ben Miles in “Wolf Hall Parts 1 and 2”). Their main competition comes from high-profile film stars like Bradley Cooper (“The Elephant Man”), Bill Nighy (“Skylight”), John Lithgow (“A Delicate Balance”), and Jake Gyllenhaal (“Constellations”). Hugh Jackman (&..." »

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In ‘Skylight’, Bill Nighy & Carey Mulligan Spark And Smolder In David Hare Revival

2 April 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Bill Nighy made his Broadway debut almost a decade ago in David Hare’s The Vertical Hour. He returns in Skylight, an earlier but better Hare play from 1996, and it’s cause for celebration. In a season marked by alpha stars in beta plays (Bradley Cooper in The Elephant Man; Hugh Jackman in The River), Nighy and co-star Carey Mulligan have a brilliant vehicle worthy of their complementary talents. Piloted with exceptional sensitivity by Stephen Daldry and beautifully… »

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Bradley Cooper set to make his directorial debut with A Star Is Born remake

25 March 2015 4:32 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline is reporting that Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) is in talks with Warner Bros. to make his directorial debut with a remake of classic musical A Star Is Born.

In the works for a while now, the new version of the film was initially set to be directed by Cooper’s American Sniper director Clint Eastwood, but went on the back-burner after Eastwood chose to make Sniper and last year’s Jersey Boys instead. Word is that once Cooper has finished his run in The Elephant Man, which moves from Broadway to London’s West End very soon, he will start work on the film.

In addition, the studio are hoping that Cooper will take on the male lead in the film, which had Tom Cruise (Edge of Tomorrow), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Will Smith (Focus) and Christian Bale (Knight of Cups) all rumoured for at different points, »

- Scott J. Davis

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News Nuggets: Bradley Cooper will direct and star in 'A Star Is Born' remake with Beyonce?

24 March 2015 6:10 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Warner Bros. is now negotiating with four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper to direct and star in a remake of the classic film "A Star Is Born." It would be his first time helming a movie, and production would start after he finishes starring in "The Elephant Man" on stage in London. He and the studo would like to pursue Beyonce to play the lead character, a young woman "whose dreams of stardom are helped by a self-destructive icon whose best days are behind him." It would be the fourth feature version of this story after ones in 1937 (Fredrick March, Janet Gaynor), 1954 (James Mason, Judy Garland), and 1976 (Kris Kristofferson, Barbra Streisand). Deadline -Break- Fox is bringing back "The X-Files" after an extended 13-year break. One of the network's most popular programs ever will begin production this summer with stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny. Original creator Chris Carter will shepherd the »

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Bradley Cooper May Direct Beyonce in 'A Star Is Born'

24 March 2015 5:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Bradley Cooper is in talks to make his directorial debut with the long-planned A Star Is Born remake for Warner Bros. The film originally had Beyonc&#233 Knowles attached to star, with Clint Eastwood directing. Though Clint Eastwood is no longer involved with the project, the hope is that Beyonc&#233 Knowles will return, and Bradley Cooper will co-star alongside her.

Beyonc&#233 Knowles is wanted to take the lead as a young woman whose dreams of stardom are helped along by a former Hollywood icon (Bradley Cooper) whose better days are behind him. Bradley Cooper was originally interested in the role when Clint Eastwood was attached to the project. The actor is set to take a pass at the screenplay with writer Will Fetters, who penned the most recent draft. He will dive into the project whole heartedly once he wraps his Broadway role in The Elephant Man, which he is currently performing in London. »

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Bradley Cooper in talks to star and direct ‘A Star is Born’ with Beyonce

24 March 2015 4:58 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Could the Queen B be teaming up with the current king of the box office? Deadline reported Tuesday that Bradley Cooper is in talks to make his directorial debut with a remake of the classic showbiz drama and romance A Star is Born, and that Beyonce will be approached to star alongside Cooper in the film.

Nothing is confirmed yet, but Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. hopes he can jump into the project, along with producing and taking a stab at the script by Will Fetters (The Lucky One, Remember Me) once he is finished starring in the Broadway production of The Elephant Man.

The bigger complication however may not be securing Cooper, but Beyonce. Clint Eastwood has long been attached to this project, but he recently revealed in an interview with THR’s Stephen Galloway that Beyonce is obviously very busy being a super-megastar, and that Warner Bros. »

- Brian Welk

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Bradley Cooper in Talks to Direct and Star in 'A Star is Born' Remake

24 March 2015 4:00 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Before Beyonce got pregnant she was going to star in a remake of A Star is Born for Clint Eastwood. When the project was delayed as a result of Beyonce's pregnancy, Eastwood went on to make Jersey Boys and American Sniper, but now the film is bubbling back to the surface, though Eastwood isn't the one Warner Bros. is looking at to direct, no, it's his American Sniper star Bradley Cooper. Deadline reports Warner Bros. is in negotiations with Cooper to make his directorial debut on the remake with hopes for him to also star in the film. After that, the goal is to hopefully re-approach Beyonce to take on the role of the starry-eyed girl dreaming of being a star only to have to scrape out a living as a waitress until she finds a helping hand from a alcoholic movie idol. The screenplay was written by Will Fetters »

- Brad Brevet

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Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper Attend New York ‘Serena’ Premiere

22 March 2015 11:50 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It would seem like a surprise that “Serena,” the long-troubled project starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, which debuted on VOD and iTunes on Feb. 26, would even have a New York premiere. But on Saturday night, both of the film’s stars gamely attended a screening at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema, prior to its limited March 27 U.S. theatrical release from Magnolia Pictures.

The onscreen duo — who previously appeared together in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle” — spoke to red-carpet journalists as a team. Lawrence said she got the script for “Serena” during the 2012 shoot for “Silver Linings” and convinced Cooper to take the male role in the 1920s North Carolina-set drama based on Ron Rash’s novel. “I forced him to be in the movie,” she teased. They also fielded questions about their dietary habits (“we’re both the biggest eaters in Hollywood,” Lawrence said), horseback riding (Lawrence said »

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Mel Brooks receives BFI Fellowship

20 March 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The comedy great received the honour in person in London.

Us comedy writer, actor and director Mel Brooks has been awarded the highest honour of the British Film Institute (BFI), the BFI Fellowship, at a private dinner in London tonight (March 20).

Previous recipients include Sir Christopher Lee, Ralph Fiennes, David Cronenberg, Dame Judi Dench, Isabelle Huppert, Tim Burton, Martin Scorsese and Orson Welles. The honour is awarded by the BFI Board of Governors and is presented for outstanding achievement in film and television

Ahead of the presentation, Brooks said: “I am deeply honoured to be the recipient of the BFI Fellowship and to be inducted into such distinguished company.

“When I was informed that I had been chosen, I was surprised and delighted. Not many Americans have been offered this prestigious award…and for good reason.”

BFI chair Greg Dyke, who hosted the event, said of Brooks: “His brilliant wit and satire have continued to surprise and delight »

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

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Bradley Cooper Only Shot for One Day on Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer Series

11 March 2015 5:46 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The 2001 cult comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer featured so many up-and-comers on the verge of their big breakouts — including Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, and Elizabeth Banks — that when Netflix announced the whole gang would reunite for an eight-episode Wet Hot series set to air this summer, many industry observers wondered when those in-demand actors would find the time to film their parts. Cooper, for one, is now a full-blown movie star who not only toplined 2014's biggest hit, American Sniper, but was busy acting in Broadway's recent revival of The Elephant Man while Wet Hot shot its new season. Could he really make it work?The answer is yes, although just barely. Vulture has learned that Cooper shot a single day on the Wet Hot series, since his Broadway commitments initially prohibited a trip to Los Angeles, where it was filmed. In fact, the Wet Hot team »

- Kyle Buchanan

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Jennifer Lawrence's Serena on Google Play & iTunes before cinema release

7 March 2015 9:23 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jennifer Lawrence's Serena is available on Google Play and iTunes three weeks before it is released in cinemas.

The film also stars Lawrence's Silver Linings Playbook co-star Bradley Cooper and is only due for a limited release in Us theatres from March 27 but has already been made available in Europe.

The film's description on the site is: "George and Serena Pemberton (Oscar-nominee Bradley Cooper and Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence) are love-struck newlyweds building a business empire. Serena proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattlesnakes, even saving a man's life in the wilderness.

"With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. But their passionate whirlwind romance is threatened by demons from their pasts, forcing the couple to reckon with blackmail, jealousy and murder in this ravishing period film directed by Oscar-winner Susanne Bier. »

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Patricia Norris, Emmy-Winning Costume Director, Dead at 83

4 March 2015 11:57 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Costume designer Patricia Norris, who won an Emmy Award and was nominated for six Oscars, has died of natural causes at the age of 83. Norris died peacefully in her home Feb. 20 in Southern California, according to her representative. She was known for her frequent collaborations with director David Lynch (“The Elephant Man,” “Blue Velvet”) and Brad Pitt‘s production company, Plan B (“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” “12 Years a Slave”). Also Read: ‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Birdman’ and ‘Into the Woods’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards The costume designer won an Emmy for the pilot episode of. »

- L.A. Ross

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Costume Designer Patricia Norris Dies at 83

4 March 2015 9:59 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Patricia Norris, the Oscar-nommed and Emmy-winning production designer and costume designer who helped craft distinctive looks for “12 Years a Slave,” “Scarface” and numerous other films, as well as TV’s “Twin Peaks,” died of natural causes on Feb. 20 in Van Nuys, Calif. She was 83.

Working with noted directors including David Lynch, Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Wim Wenders and Brian De Palma, she was Oscar-nommed six times, for “12 Years a Slave,” “Sunset,” “Victor, Victoria,” “The Elephant Man” and “Days of Heaven.”

Though she didn’t win the Oscar for “12 Years,” she did win the Costume Designers’ Period Film Award. Norris, who was known as Patty, was the only person to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from both the Costume Designers Guild and the Art Directors Guild.

“At a time when women were new at the creative table, Patricia made a place for herself,” said Marcia Hinds, chair of the Art Directors Council at the Adg. »

- Pat Saperstein

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Costume Designer Patricia Norris Dies at 83

4 March 2015 9:59 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Patricia Norris, the Oscar-nommed and Emmy-winning production designer and costume designer who helped craft distinctive looks for “12 Years a Slave,” “Scarface” and numerous other films, as well as TV’s “Twin Peaks,” died of natural causes in Van Nuys, Calif., on Feb. 20. She was 83.

Working with noted directors including David Lynch, Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Wim Wenders and Brian De Palma, she was Oscar-nommed six times, for “12 Years a Slave,” “Sunset,” “Victor, Victoria,” “The Elephant Man” and “Days of Heaven.”

Though she didn’t win the Oscar for “12 Years,” she did win the Costume Designers’ Period Film Award. Norris, who was known as Patty, was the only person to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from both the Costume Designers Guild and the Art Directors Guild.

She had a longtime collaboration with Lynch. She designed the costumes for Lynch’s “The Elephant Man,” “The Straight Story,” “Lost Highway,” “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me »

- Pat Saperstein

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