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9 Indie Tearjerkers Now Streaming on Netflix

12 June 2015 6:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' Reviews: A Weepie for the Film FanaticAs the enduring popularity of "Love Story" and "Terms of Endearment" proves, audiences simply love a good cry now and then. This weekend, Alfonso Gómez-Rejón's Sundance-winning "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" proudly carries the waterworks torch through select theaters. If you're unable to make it to the movies this weekend, or if you simply just don't want to bawl your eyes out in the middle of a crowded theater, Netflix has plenty of indies on deck to service your emotions. Here are 9 indie tearjerkers to check out on Netflix. Start streaming: "The Cider House Rules" (Lasse Hallström, 1999)A protégé to a physician who runs an orphanage sets off to see the world, but reality soon intrudes on his youthful idealism and moral certitude. The Oscar-winning drama stars Toby Maguire, Charlize Theron, »

- Zack Sharf

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Will Cannes hit 'Youth' bring Michael Caine, Jane Fonda back to Oscars?

21 May 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Two years ago, Italian auteur Paolo Sorrentino won the Foreign-Language Film Oscar for "The Great Beauty." His second English-language feature, "Youth," unspooled at Cannes on Wednesday to a rousing reception. Fox Searchlight acquired the title last month and plans to release it in the fourth quarter, perfectly positioned for awards season. -Break- Two-time Oscar champ Michael Caine ("Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986; "The Cider House Rules," 1999) plays a conductor holidaying at a Swiss spa with his long-time friend, a director (Harvey Keitel) determined to make one final film. While Caine's character is visited by his daugher, 2005 Supporting Actress winner Rachel Weisz ("The Constant Gardener"), Keitel's is content to spend time with a gaggle of screenwriters who are plotting his screen comeback.  Another two-time Oscar winner, Jane Fonda ("Klute," 1971; "Comi..." »

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Will Ferrell Will Hang Out With Circus Animals In The 1960s In 'Tom's Dad'

18 May 2015 1:15 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

So which Will Ferrell are we getting in the upcoming "Tom's Dad"? Are we getting the comedian who sorta flopped this past spring with "Get Hard"? Or the man who likes to dabble in indie dramas from time to time? Well, even though it's described as a comedy, it sounds like we'll see both in the upcoming movie directed by the always safe and reliable Lasse Hallström ("Chocolat," "The Cider House Rules," "The Hundred-Foot Journey").  Read More: Review: 'Get Hard' With Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart Martin Casella penned the screenplay for this '60s set tale about that follows Arthur (Ferrell), a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act involving circus animals. He is forced to reconnect with his estranged 12-year old son, Tom, when his ex-wife departs on a three week trip, leaving the pair to rekindle their father-son relationship. So yes, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Will Ferrell Set To Star In Lasse Hallström’s Comedy Tom’S Dad

16 May 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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Box office winner and Golden Globe nominee Will Ferrell (Get Hard, Anchorman 1 and 2) will star in the comedy Tom’S Dad to be directed by Oscar nominated director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, The Hundred-foot Journey).

Principal photography on the feature film is slated to begin early next year, with further casting underway.

Set in 1960s Nevada, Arthur (Ferrell) is a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act involving circus animals. He is forced to reconnect with his estranged 12-year old son, Tom, when his ex-wife departs on a three week trip, leaving the pair to rekindle their father-son relationship.

It was announced today by producers Joni Levin and Keith Clarke (The Way Back, upcoming Ben Hur) of Point Blank Productions, Christi Dembrowski and Johnny Depp of Infinitum Nihil (Hugo, Rum Diary, Dark Shadows) and Arsenal’s John Ptak (Let Me In, »

- Michelle McCue

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Will Ferrell to Star in Comedy Tom’S Dad

16 May 2015 9:19 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Actor Will Ferrell is lining up a curious new project. It was announced today that he is set to star in the comedy Tom’s Dad for director Lasse Hallström, the filmmaker behind The Cider House Rules and Chocolat. The film takes place in 1960s Nevada and revolves around a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act featuring circus animals (yes, Ferrell will play a circus ringleader). He is subsequently forced to reconnect with his estranged 12-year-old son when his ex-wife departs on a three-week trip, leaving the two to rekindle their relationship. Martin Casella (One Night Stand) penned the original screenplay. Further casting is currently underway with the aim to start production in early 2016. Hallström’s been doing his fair share of Nicholas Sparks movies as of late, helming Dear John and Safe Haven, as well as last year’s Helen Mirren-fronted The Hundred-Foot Journey. »

- Adam Chitwood

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Cannes: Will Ferrell Starring in Comedy ‘Tom’s Dad’

16 May 2015 7:57 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Will Ferrell will star as a struggling nightclub performer in the family comedy “Tom’s Dad,” with Johnny Depp producing.

Lasse Hallstrom will direct, with shooting expected to start early next year. Fortitude International is launching international sales at Cannes and UTA Independent Film Group is handling North American rights.

Depp is producing with Christi Dembrowski through their Infinitum Nihil banner along with Joni Levin and Keith Clarke of Point Blank Prods. and Arsenal’s John Ptak. Peter D. Graves is exec producing, as well as providing marketing and distribution oversight. Thomas A. Walsh will co-produce.

Martin Casella wrote the screenplay with revisions by Clarke. The story is set in Nevada in the 1960s, with Ferrell playing a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act involving circus animals. He is forced to reconnect with his estranged 12-year-old son when his ex-wife departs on a three-week trip. »

- Dave McNary

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Oscar-Nominated Film Series: Corporate Greed Is Bad for Your Health and for the Health of Democracy

13 May 2015 6:02 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'The Insider' movie: Al Pacino and Russell Crowe 'The Insider' movie: 1999 exposé of CBS news show barks, but doesn't bite Michael Mann's 1999 movie The Insider quote exchange: "It's old news. ... We'll be ok," says Don Hewitt (Philip Baker Hall), the creator of the CBS news show 60 Minutes. "These things have a half-life of 15 minutes." "No, that's fame," replies 60 Minutes anchor Mike Wallace (Christopher Plummer). "Fame has a 15-minute half-life. Infamy lasts a little longer." The infamous "things" referred to by Hewitt and Wallace are the series of scandals that erupted in early 1996, when it was revealed that CBS had refused to air an interview with a tobacco company whistleblower because the network feared the (financial) consequences. What Freedom of the Press? Based on Marie Brenner's Vanity Fair article about the events that led up to that embarrassing – and disturbing – incident, The Insider tells the story of scientist Jeffrey Wigand »

- Andre Soares

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Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Hires Ex-Sony Exec David Kaminow

6 April 2015 11:33 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Annapurna Pictures has named David Kaminow president of marketing, several weeks after he departed from Sony Pictures.

Kaminow will report to founder Megan Ellison and will oversee global marketing and publicity.

Annapurna’s upcoming slate includes Richard Linklater’s “That’s What I’m Talking About,” which will be released in theaters later this year by Paramount; David O. Russell’s “Joy,” set for a Christmas launch by Fox; and Ana Lily Amirpour’s dystopian drama “The Bad Batch,” starring Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves.

In 2009, Kaminow was named president of worldwide strategic marketing and research at Sony, where he oversaw all worldwide theatrical market research. He’s the latest in a long line of executives to depart from the studio over the past two years.

He worked on Sony titles including the Spider-Man franchise, “Skyfall,” “21 Jump Street” and its sequel, “The Da Vinci Code,” “Angels and Demons, »

- Dave McNary

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‘Gossip Girl’ Alum Chace Crawford to Star on ABC Drama Pilot ‘Boom’

11 March 2015 12:24 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Gossip Girl’s” Chace Crawford is primed to make his TV comeback. The actor has been cast as a lead on “Boom,” ABC’s upcoming drama pilot about the recent oil boom in North Dakota. He will star alongside Don Johnson (“Miami Vice”) and Delroy Lindo (“The Cider House Rules”) on the project, produced by Tony Krantz and ABC Signature. See Photos: The Faces of Pilot Season 2015 Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne wrote the pilot, which takes a microscope to the biggest oil discovery in American history. Jonas Pate directed. Crawford will play Billy, a quick-witted and ambitious hustler who »

- Travis Reilly

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Oscars: J.K. Simmons wins Best Supporting Actor for 'Whiplash'

22 February 2015 5:42 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

As all 29 of our Oscar experts predicted, J.K. Simmons won Best Supporting Actor on Sunday night. He played the aggressively competitive music teacher Terrence Fletcher in "Whiplash" and had swept through awards season with victories at the Golden Globes, SAG, Critics' Choice, and BAFTA. -Break- Simmons was the only first-time nominee in this supporting category and was the overwhelming 1/10 favorite. His lengthy career, mostly as a character actor, has included "Burn After Reading," "The Cider House Rules," "Juno," "Spider-Man," "Thank You For Smoking," and "Up in the Air." Simmons was also predicted by all seven of our Editors, all of our Top 24 Users, and 92% of our overall Users. Edward Norton, who reaped his third nomination for "Birdman," and "Boyhood" featured player Ethan Hawke, who has contended once before in this category as well as twice ...' »

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‘Grandma,’ ‘Obvious Child’ Show Willingness to Tackle Abortion Issue

1 February 2015 2:03 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Grandma,” a film about a sassy grandmother trying to help her granddaughter find the money for abortion, comes down firmly for a woman’s right to choose.

By aligning itself with the pro-choice movement, the indie comedy is part of a new string of art house releases taking up the Roe v. Wade mantle at a time when many states and legislators are trying to curb reproductive rights.

Time and again the picture embraces the mantra, her body, her choice.

“I hope it wasn’t a polemic of any kind, but I’m glad it says what it does,” star Lily Tomlin said when questioned about the film’s abortion rights stance during its Sundance premiere Friday.

What’s interesting about “Grandma” is that it follows a decade during which filmmakers seemed to steer clear of the issue of abortion. Films such as “Knocked Up” and “Juno” depicted single women »

- Brent Lang

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9 Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In

31 January 2015 3:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

J.K. Simmons has been taking awards season by storm. The Whiplash star not only scored an Academy Award nomination to add to his accolades, but he's even hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. But Simmons, 60, didn't become a star overnight. In fact, his résumé includes over 140 projects since 1986, some which sent us running to Netflix to refresh our memories. Without further ado, we proudly present our Nine Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In (some of which he probably wants to forget, too). 1. The First Wives Club (1996)The revenge comedy featured plenty of stars like Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, »

- Matthew Cole Weiss, @MattColeWeiss

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9 Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In

31 January 2015 3:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

J.K. Simmons has been taking awards season by storm. The Whiplash star not only scored an Academy Award nomination to add to his accolades, but he's even hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. But Simmons, 60, didn't become a star overnight. In fact, his résumé includes over 140 projects since 1986, some which sent us running to Netflix to refresh our memories. Without further ado, we proudly present our Nine Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In (some of which he probably wants to forget, too). 1. The First Wives Club (1996)The revenge comedy featured plenty of stars like Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, »

- Matthew Cole Weiss, @MattColeWeiss

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StreamFix: 6 Oscar Frontrunners in Great Roles on Netflix

26 January 2015 5:31 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Newsflash: We still have awhile before the Oscars. It's like a month away. But we can prepare anyway by revisiting the greatest hits of our leading nominees in the acting categories. Put on your angriest Annette Bening face and join us for this trip into prestige pictures currently streaming on Netflix. "The Kids are All Right" (Julianne Moore) Julianne Moore didn't pick up a nomination, but costars Annette Bening and Mark Ruffalo did in this family drama (with funny moments) about a lesbian couple attempting to embrace the new-found presence of their kids' sperm donor. "The Kids are All Right" feels like a lost James L. Brooks gem set in 2010, and every performance has endearing and (intentionally) maddening moments. Julianne might play the most conflicted character at all, and she wears that indecision and personal guilt well.  "My Week With Marilyn" (Eddie Redmayne) Is this a great movie? No. In fact, »

- Louis Virtel

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Interstellar Arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack March 31 With Authentic IMAX Film Cell

23 January 2015 3:53 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Hailed as “the most exhilarating film this century”, director Christopher Nolan’s “must-see masterpiece” (New York Post) Interstellar makes its highly anticipated debut on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand March 31, 2015, from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD March 17, 2015.

A breathtaking filmmaking achievement, Interstellar has been named one of the Top Ten movies of the year by Rolling Stone, Esquire, theNew York Post and more, and has received five Academy Award nominations including Best Visual Effects, Best Production Design, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and Best Original Score. Academy Award-winner Matthew McConaughey1 stars as ex-pilot-turned-farmer Cooper, who must leave his family and a foundering Earth behind to lead an expedition traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. The film also stars Academy Award-winners Anne Hathaway2 and Michael Caine3 and Academy Award-nominees Jessica Chastain4 and »

- Michelle McCue

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