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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Bridge of Spies,’ ‘Snow White,’ and More

2 February 2016 8:49 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

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Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg)

Tom Hanks has a cold, and he needs to save America. A natural follow-up to Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln in its immersion into nitpicky political discussion, Bridge of Spies also distinguishes itself with a wittier, frequently downright sarcastic screenplay (mostly courtesy, one imagines, of the Coen brothers), more agile camerawork (the ten-minute opening jaunt through Mark Rylance’s Brooklyn morning has been a justified source of attention), and a different kind of lead »

- TFS Staff

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Ranking the Oscar-Nominated Performances in Steven Spielberg's Films

1 February 2016 11:20 AM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Mark Rylance’s best supporting actor nomination for Bridge of Spies marks the 13th time a performance in a Steven Spielberg movie has been nominated for an Oscar. Which of course calls for a list, so without any further ado here's Murtada's ranking. 

Oscar Nominated Performances in Spielberg Films Ranked

13- Anthony Hopkins - Amistad (1997)

Other Nominees: Robert ForsterJackie Brown, Greg KinnearAs Good as It Gets, Burt Reynolds – Boogie Nights, Robin WilliamsGood Will Hunting.

Winner: Williams

Did Hopkins have a big righteous courtroom speech? Must be, because why else was this performance nominated. The only thing I remember about it is that Hopkins robbed Rupert Everett of his nomination for My Best Friend’s Wedding.

Twelve more after the jump...

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- Murtada Elfadl

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What’s Leaving Showtime: February 2016

29 January 2016 1:48 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Each month, several films and TV shows leave Showtime’s streaming catalogue. We provide a list of titles leaving the platform, along with a selection of titles that may interest you. For more comprehensive coverage of the best titles streaming via Showtime and beyond, check out Vulture’s Streaming Hub, which is updated throughout the month.I can spend my whole life: Good Will Hunting (1997) My personal theory is that Good Will Hunting is the Man Without a Country of streaming titles (it’s been on and off Netflix, HBO, and even Amazon recently) — it’s always a solid addition to a catalogue, but it swears allegiance to no single service. Anyway, Good Will Hunting is leaving Showtime's streaming offerings this February, so drop in to hang out with Matt, Ben, Robin Williams, and Minnie Driver before you find it at its next port of call. Driver, especially, deserves more »

- Jackson McHenry

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Seth Meyers and Rachel Dratch Adopt a 'Boston Accent' in Late Night Video

22 January 2016 5:48 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Note to self: In a town where loyalty is king, don’t you ever think about putting jimmies on Seth Meyers‘ ice cream.

RelatedPalin’s Trump Endorsement: Colbert Cheers Return of Original ‘Material’ Girl

The Late Night host was joined by former SNL castmate/fellow New Englander Rachel Dratch on Thursday in an epic trailer for the nonexistent film Boston Accent.

In just under five minutes, Meyers commits to at least four different “wicked pissah” accents as he lampoons Beantown-centric movies like The Departed, The Town, Black Mass, Mystic River and Good Will Hunting.

Watch the trailer above, then sound off in the comments, »

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From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2 Blu-ray / DVD Release Details & Cover Art

21 January 2016 9:49 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The continued blood-soaked battles between neck-chomping culebras and those who hunt them are collected in the second season Blu-ray / DVD of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, as well as the Amazon exclusive home media release that includes both seasons of the Robert Rodriguez series:

Press Release: The Original Crime Drama, Executive Produced by Robert Rodriguez, Swoops Into Retail in a Loaded 3-Disc Set (Blu-ray/DVD) Featuring All 10 Episodes from Season Two, Audio Commentary from Rodriguez, Cast & Crew, 13 Featurettes, "After Dusk: Inside the Episode" Segments - and More!

Also Available Will Be From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series - The Complete Seasons One & Two, Exclusively at Amazon

Street Date: February 2, 2016

Blu-ray/DVD Srp: $49.98/$39.98

Program Description

Spun off from Robert Rodriguez's cult classic film franchise, Season One of Miramax/El Rey Network's From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series centered on bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, »

- Derek Anderson

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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ ‘Gilda,’ and More

19 January 2016 7:06 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support the site, every purchase you make through the links below helps us and is greatly appreciated.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller)

Writer-director Marie Heller paints an accurate, honest, and vibrant portrait of her young protagonist, Minnie (Bel Powley), in The Diary of a Teenage Girl. With the use of some beautiful hand-drawn animation, an enlightening and funny narration, and Powley’s versatile performance, this is about as intimate as a subjective picture gets. We experience the world as this young girl does. What’s exciting for Minnie feels truly exciting, and »

- TFS Staff

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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Out 1,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Look of Silence,’ and More

12 January 2016 6:43 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support the site, every purchase you make through the links below helps us and is greatly appreciated.

The Look of Silence (Joshua Oppenheimer)

Calling Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence the year’s finest documentary is not inaccurate; the film certainly deserves that crown. Yet it’s hard not to feel like such a classification does Silence a slight injustice. The film is, after all, an overwhelmingly emotional modern classic. Like Oppenheimer’s 2012 masterpiece The Act of Killing, this stunning follow-up features the actual perpetrators of the Indonesian killings of 1965–66. With shocking openness, these »

- TFS Staff

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The Martian's Matt Damon Wins the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: 'I Know How Lucky I Am'

10 January 2016 6:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Matt Damon came out of Sunday night's 73rd annual Golden Globes a big winner. Amy Adams presented the The Martian star with the award for best performance by an actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy, at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. "First off, my kids are watching, so I have to thank my kids, because I told them if I got on TV I'd definitely say something to them - so get ready to go to bed," Damon said while accepting his award. "But my wife, thank you Lucy for, you know, everything" "Look, I was here 18 years ago, »

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Live: Golden Globes 2016

10 January 2016 5:21 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Years after Ricky Gervais roasted Mel Gibson at an earlier Globes show the pair hugged on stage when the Australian introduced footage from Mad Max: Fury Road.

Prior to introducing Gibson, Gervais, tongue firmly in his cheek, referred to previous bad blood between the pair. “I’m sure it’s embarrassing for both of us and I blame NBC for this terrible situation.”

After the embrace Gibson turned to the comedian and said: “I love seeing Ricky once every three years because it reminds me to get a colonoscopy.”

A subsequent exchange was bleeped out.

The Martian was named best musical or comedy. Ridley Scott accepted the award and said “Screw you” as music began to play while he thanked a long list of collaborators.

Scott rounded off by saying: “Finally I know my [late] brother Tony would have been here tonight for sure and I know many of you knew him and loved him. I love you »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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'The Revenant', 'The Martian' win top Golden Globes

10 January 2016 10:21 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Revenant and The Martian shared top honours at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards for drama and musical or comedy respectively as the former also earned best director and dramatic actor and the latter best actor in a musical or comedy.Scroll down for full list of winners

Todd HaynesCarol headed into the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday evening with the highest number of nominations - five - and left empty-handed. Similarly The Big Short, nominated for four, failed to translate a single nod into a trophy at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual shindig.

Away from the business of winning awards, arguably the most anticipated part of the evening was the inevitable encounter between show host Ricky Gervais and Mel Gibson, making his return to the limelight after years in the wilderness following a series of anti-Semitic and misogynistic remarks and erratic behaviour.

Introducing the Australian, whom he roasted »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Golden Globe presenters: Matt Damon, Amy Schumer, Katy Perry set for ceremony

8 January 2016 11:00 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Current Golden Globe nominees Matt Damon and Amy Schumer along with pop star Katy Perry are among the lastest celebrity presenters set to take the stage for Sunday's ceremony. Damon is a previous champ for screenwriting ("Good Will Hunting") and seeks his first acting victory for "The Martian." Schumer is a first-time nominee for her lead role in the comedy film "Trainwreck." -Break- Subscribe to Gold Derby Breaking News Alerts & Experts’ Latest Oscar Predictions Past winners Tom Hanks and Andy Samberg are new names announced Friday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assocation as presenters. Joining them will be Kate Bosworth, Sophia Bush, Chris Evans, Will Ferrell, Tom Ford, Jonah Hill, and John Krasinski. Previously announced presenters this week include Amy Adams, Jaimie Alexander, Patricia Arquette, Melissa Benoist, Jim Carrey, Viola Davis, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Lady Gaga, Mel Gibson, Grant Gustin, Maggie Gyllen...' »

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Golden Globe predictions: Matt Damon ('The Martian') will win his first prize for acting after five losses

6 January 2016 4:44 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Four of this year's five Golden Globe nominees for Best Comedy/Musical Actor are past Globe champs. That includes Matt Damon ("The Martian"), who won Best Screenplay with Ben Affleck for "Good Will Hunting" (1997). However, he has yet to win as an actor despite five previous bids. That will change this year according to our Experts. -Break- Subscribe to Gold Derby Breaking News Alerts & Experts’ Latest Oscar Predictions Out of the 16 expert journalists we've polled from outlets including IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes and Yahoo, 12 are forecasting a victory for Damon, giving him 4/9 odds: Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), Taiq Khan (Fox News), Jack Mathews (Gold Derby), Michael Musto (Out.com), Tom O'Neil (Gold Derby), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo), Christopher Rosen (Entertainment Weekly), Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby), Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood), Peter Travers (Rolling Stone), Glenn Whipp (La Times) and Susan Wloszc...' »

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Vet Sylvester Stallone, Youngsters Jacob Tremblay and Abraham Attah Steal Show at Nbr Awards

6 January 2016 11:14 AM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Scott Feinberg

The Hollywood Reporter

The top prizes at Tuesday night’s 87th annual National Board of Review Awards went to Mad Max: Fury Road (best film), The Martian‘s Ridley Scott and Matt Damon (best director and best actor, respectively) and Room‘s Brie Larson (Room) — but the biggest “winners” of the night were a 69-year-old, a 78-year-old, a 14-year-old and a nine-year-old. Go figure!

The warmest audience reception, by my unscientific gauge, was accorded to best supporting actor winner Sylvester Stallone. The 69-year-old veteran had the benefit of taking the stage following an extended and moving tribute from his Creed director Ryan Coogler, and told the 29-year-old — before reflecting on the 40 years since the original Rocky — “You are the future. I am the past. I see a lot of me in you and you in me.” (Others took time out of their acceptance speeches to tout Stallone, »

- Patrick Shanley

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Steve Carell Receives His Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

6 January 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

There’s a notable lineage in cinematic history of gifted comedic actors who have gone on to achieve great commercial and critical success as dramatic players. Perhaps the most famous example is Robin Williams, whose career began with his now-iconic role as a wacky, displaced alien on “Mork & Mindy” before giving way to parts with considerable heft, from the titular lead in “The World According to Garp” to his revelatory turn in “The Fisher King” to his Academy Award-winning performance as Matt Damon’s therapist in “Good Will Hunting.”

And there are scores of other comedians, from Jackie Gleason to Michael Keaton to Bill Murray, all three of whom received Oscar nominations for their dramatic work in “The Hustler,” “Birdman” and “Lost in Translation,” respectively.

And now there’s Steve Carell, who rose from a “senior correspondent” on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” to loner workaday hero Michael Scott »

- Malina Saval

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Matt Damon Credits Sylvester Stallone for Inspiring His Early Career During Speech at National Board of Review Gala

6 January 2016 9:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sylvester Stallone's portrayal of an underdog fighting his way to the top against all odds inspired millions. But his off-screen battle to star in Rocky served as meaningful inspiration for Matt Damon when the then-unknown actor was still trying to make his mark. The Martian star, 45, who accepted the best actor award at the National Board of Review gala Tuesday, told the audience he used Stallone's starring role in Rocky as inspiration for his appearance in Good Will Hunting. “Believe me, they really wanted to take it away from us," Damon said of the Oscar-winning film he wrote with childhood friend Ben Affleck, »

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Matt Damon Credits Sylvester Stallone for Inspiring His Early Career During Speech at National Board of Review Gala

6 January 2016 9:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sylvester Stallone's portrayal of an underdog fighting his way to the top against all odds inspired millions. But his off-screen battle to star in Rocky served as meaningful inspiration for Matt Damon when the then-unknown actor was still trying to make his mark. The Martian star, 45, who accepted the best actor award at the National Board of Review gala Tuesday, told the audience he used Stallone's starring role in Rocky as inspiration for his appearance in Good Will Hunting. “Believe me, they really wanted to take it away from us," Damon said of the Oscar-winning film he wrote with childhood friend Ben Affleck, »

- Jessica Fecteau, @jessfect

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Matt Damon Credits Sylvester Stallone for Launching His Career at Nbr Dinner

5 January 2016 10:19 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The National Board of Review dinner on Tuesday night in Manhattan doubled as a victory lap for an old Hollywood champ, as Sylvester Stallone was showered with multiple tributes. Early in the evening, Matt Damon—this year’s winner for best actor in “The Martian”—revealed that when he was shopping around 1997’s “Good Will Hunting,” the fact that Stallone starred in “Rocky,” after writing the screenplay, kept him from letting another actor from headlining his movie. “Believe me, they really wanted to take it away from us,” Damon said, as he credited Stallone with both his and Ben Affleck’s acting careers. He mentioned that studio executives thought, “God, Leonardo DiCaprio would be so good in this” of the screenplay he co-wrote. But, he added, “every time they said, ‘You can’t do this,’ we said, ‘It’s been done before.’”

Then came Stallone’s award for best supporting actor for “Creed. »

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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Sicario,’ ‘The Walk,’ ‘Experimenter,’ and More

5 January 2016 7:34 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

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The Complete Lady Snowblood (Toshiya Fujita)

A young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for the murders of her father and brother and the rape of her mother, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Japan. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, Toshiya Fujita’s pair of influential cult classics Lady Snowblood and Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance are bloody, beautiful extravaganzas composed of »

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Things That Will Definitely Happen In Cinema in 2016

3 January 2016 4:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This week, Neil Calloway predicts some events from this year in film…

Nothing is certain in Hollywood; films that everyone is convinced are going to be huge hits flop, films come out of nowhere to be successful, no actor is a guarantee of success at the box office anymore, but here are some things that will definitely happen in cinema in 2016:

A film will get nominated for a sack load of Oscars and will win none (or only one). Happens all the time, and in ten years everyone will realise it was a better film than the film that beat it. Today, nobody would pick Titanic over La Confidential, As Good As It Gets, The Full Monty or Good Will Hunting, but it beat them all to the Best Picture Oscar in 1998.

Captain America: Civil War will break records at the box office. It might not become the biggest film ever, »

- Neil Calloway

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