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Rogue One, Lion, and More New Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in July

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Ready to kick your Summer up a notch? Netflix has finally released the list of all the new titles coming this July, and it's pretty stacked. Whether you want to cry (Titanic), laugh (The Standups), or binge a new show until the sun comes up (might we suggest Ozark?), Netflix has you covered. Take a look at what's being added below. July 1 Titanic (Watch now!) The Originals season four (Watch now!) Free Willy (Watch now!) Disney's The Mighty Ducks (Watch now!) Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (Watch now!) Capo "El amo del tunel" season one (Watch now!) El Barco season one (Watch now!) The Truth Is in the Stars (Watch now!) Deep Water season one (Watch now!) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Watch now!) Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang (Watch now!) Albion: The Enchanted Stallion (Watch now!) Liar's Dice (Watch now!) Offspring season six (Watch now!) Boat Trip (Watch now!) Mixed Signals (Watch now!
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Netflix: Full List of Movies Arriving in July 2017 Includes ‘Rogue One’ and ‘Punch-Drunk Love’

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Netflix: Full List of Movies Arriving in July 2017 Includes ‘Rogue One’ and ‘Punch-Drunk Love’
Netflix has announced the list of films that will be available to stream in July. The list includes new never-before-seen original films, as well as documentaries, comedies, animated titles and some classic movies. Check out some of our favorite new offerings below, along with the complete list of all the new additions.

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1. “To the Bone” (available July 14)

Marti Noxon’s feature directorial debut was a hit out of Sundance, where the Lily Collins-starring drama about eating disorders won over audiences for its nimble ability to tell a compelling dramatic story interspersed with well-earned humor. Sketched from Noxon’s own experiences with anorexia and bolstered by a star turn from the always-reliable Collins, the film is both important and entertaining, and it should be able to reach a very wide audience on the streaming platform. Do not miss it.

2. “Punch-Drunk Love” (available July 1)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s lauded 2002 romantic dramedy features Adam Sandler in one of his few “hey, this guy can really act!” roles and includes some of the auteur’s most indelible shots and richest observations about life and love. It’s a modern classic, and now it can be piped right into your home. I’m lookin’ at your Netflix queue and I just wanna smash it. I just wanna fuckin’ smash it with a sledgehammer and squeeze it. It’s so pretty.

3. “Chasing Coral” (available July 14)

Jeff Orlowski won the U.S. Documentary Audience Award at Sundance earlier this year for his newest feature, a stunning documentary about the fight to protect coral reefs from becoming extinct. Featuring breathtaking and distressing underwater footage, the movie puts into perspective just how endangered coral reefs are and tracks the effort to save them.

4. “Lion” (available July 9)

This heart-wrenching true story was an awards season juggernaut earlier this year, featuring stellar turns from Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel. Based on the unbelievable life of young Saroo Brierley, the feature follows his separation from his family and his startling trip back to them many years later, aided by — for real — Google Maps and his own indomitable heart. Bring tissues.

5. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (available July 18)

The very first standalone “Star Wars” spinoff follows a motley crew of rogues, criminals, rebels, and scallawags as they attempt to steal the plans to the monstrous Death Star in a bid to really just totally stick it to the Empire and Darth Vader. Knowing how it ends — they get them! and…some other stuff, too! — doesn’t dilute its tension and creativity, and it features a banger of an ensemble cast. Let this one tide you over before the next entry in the rapidly expanding movie universe.

6. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (available July 1)

The early part of the month is heavy on kid-leaning classics, from “Free Willy” to “The Mighty Ducks,” but it’s hard to top the potency of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 classic. Gather the whole family around the TV and get heavy on the Reese’s Pieces, and enjoy one of the best films ever made about childhood, friendship, and letting go.

Here are the rest of the incoming films for this July:

Available July 1

Titanic

Free Willy

Disney’s The Mighty Ducks

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

The Truth Is in the Stars

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang

The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo)

Albion: The Enchanted Stallion

Liar’s Dice

Boat Trip

Mixed Signals

Delicatessen

Caramel

Unriddle II

Unriddle

Emma

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Last Night

Out of Thin Air

The Longest Yard

Jackass: Number Two

Punch-Drunk Love

Are We There Yet?

Are We Done Yet?

The Land Before Time Dad

The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure

The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving

Here Alone

Spawn: The Movie

Code Name: The Cleaner

The Astronaut Farmer

Best in Show

Proof of Life

Matchstick Men

Taking Lives

Police Academy

Available July 3

Diamond Cartel

Extraordinary: The Stan Romanek Story

Available July 6

Speech & Debate

The Void

Butter

Available July 7

1 Mile to You (Life At These Speeds)

Available July 8

Bad Santa 2

Horse Dancer

Available July 9

Lion

Available July 14

To the Bone, Netflix Original

Chasing Coral, Netflix Original

Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile, Netflix Original

Available July 17

Uncertain Glory

A Cowgirl’s Story

Available July 18

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Available July 22

Railroad Tigers

Available July 24

Victor

Available July 28

The Incredible Jessica James, Netflix Original

Available July 31

After The Reality

Checkpoint

Dark Night

Taking Earth

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Paddington 2 Trailer Has the Iconic Bear Going Back to Work

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Paddington 2 Trailer Has the Iconic Bear Going Back to Work
Just days after The Weinstein Company set a January 2018 release date for the upcoming sequel Paddington 2, the studio had unveiled the first teaser trailer for this upcoming sequel. Along with the trailer, The Weinstein Company has also unveiled the first nine photos featuring Paddington Bear, along with a first look at new characters Knuckles McGinty (Brendan Gleeson), Phoenix Buchanan (Hugh Grant) and the returning members of the Brown family.

The Weinstein Company debuted this new trailer earlier today, which opens with Paddington Bear starting his new job as a window cleaner, but it doesn't go too well. After realizing that he can't lift the bucket of soapy water needed to clean these windows up the ladder, he devises a pulley system of sorts, which doesn't work out as planned for this beloved bear. This trailer also gives us a glimpse of Peter Capaldi's Mr. Curry, who returns from the original movie,
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'The Zookeeper's Wife': Film Review

'The Zookeeper's Wife': Film Review
Uncomfortable as it is to admit, there have been so many mediocre Holocaust movies post-Schindler's List that a certain fatigue has set in.

Exceptions exist, of course — films like Roman Polanski's The Pianist or Lajos Koltai's Fateless, which, through their clarity of vision and lack of sentimentality, force us to see the horror with fresh eyes. But most screen depictions of this defining 20th-century atrocity, no matter their angle, rely on predictable emotional, visual and musical cues to coax the audience toward weepy catharsis (see: Life is Beautiful, Jakob the Liar, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Book Thief, Woman in...
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"Godzilla: King Of The Monsters" - Enter Vera Farmiga

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Sneak Peek footage and images of Emmy nominated actress Vera Farmiga ("Bates Motel"), now attached to co-star in director Michael Dougherty's upcoming feature "Godzilla: King Of The Monsters":

Farmiga's breakout film work was in "Down To The Bone" (2004), followed by "The Manchurian Candidate" (2004), fan-favorite "The Departed" (2006), "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" (2008), "Nothing But the Truth" (2008) and an Oscar-nominated best Supporting actress role in "Up In The Air" (2009).

This was followed by work in Orphan (2009), "Source Code" (2011) and "Safe House" (2012). 

Farmiga also starred in and directed the feature "Higher Ground" (2011).

She played paranormal investigator 'Lorraine Warren' in the horror feature "The Conjuring" and the 2016 sequel "The Conjuring 2".

Since 2013, Farmiga has starred as 'Norma Louise Bates' in the A&E drama-thriller series "Bates Motel".

Farmiga is now set to star in Shana Feste's "Boundaries" (2017) followed by "The Commuter" (2018), Rupert Wyatt's "Captive State"(2018) and "Godzilla:
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‘The Space Between Us’ Review: Teen-Driven Family Pic Finds There Is Life On Mars, At Least In The Movies

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‘The Space Between Us’ Review: Teen-Driven Family Pic Finds There Is Life On Mars, At Least In The Movies
Take a bit of The Martian, throw in E. T. The Extra Terrestrial, add a touch of Starman, sprinkle it with Romeo And Juliet and a bit of The Fault In Our Stars and you have the recipe for The Space Between Us, a new sci-fi teen romance. The movie owes much to an engaging performance from Asa Butterfield (Hugo, The Boy In The Striped Pajamas) as teen-aged Gardner, who has grown up and lived his whole life on Mars. His mother, an astronaut, was part of a mission to the Red…
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The Lrm Interview with Asa Butterfield on The Space Between Us

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When you’ve worked with Martin Scorsese at the age of 13, there might not be very far you can go as an actor, but Asa Butterfield--who turns 20 in a couple months—has continued to have a thriving career since Hugo. (Maybe that’s because, like Daniel Radcliffe, he was discovered by Harry Potter producer David Heyman for a film called The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.)

Butterfield went on to star in the movie based on Orson Scott Card’ novel Ender’s Game and in Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children last year, and he’s back in the sci-fi realm for The Space Between Us.

In the movie, Butterfield plays Gardner Elliot, the first human born on Mars, who comes to earth to meet up with his online pen-pal “Tulsa” (Britt Robertson) and try to find out who his real father is. It’s
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Interview: Directors Kristoffer Nyholm and Anders Engström on Taboo

Thomas Roach chats with directors Kristoffer Nyholm and Anders Engström about Taboo

Back in November, we had the opportunity to sit down and talk to the directors of the new show Taboo, Kristoffer Nyholm (who directed episodes 1-4) and Anders Engström (who directed episodes 5-8).

Speaking with Kristoffer Nyholm, he revealed what attracted him to the project. “I read the first two scripts. I thought they were fabulous. I had another project at that moment so I was unsure whether I was going to do it. Tom Hardy said ‘do you want to do this with me? Do you want to walk down that road?’ He said ‘we will go to the edge but we might fail’. I thought that was beautiful. I thought it was a personal story for Tom to do. He had strong ideas and instincts about where it was going.”

Nyholm was directing the first four episodes,
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Interview: Tom Hardy and Chips Hardy talk Taboo

Thomas Roach chats with Tom Hardy and Chips Hardy about Taboo

The new BBC series Taboo gets underway this weekend, and we caught up with the show’s creators Tom and Chips Hardy at the press junket, where they revealed that they have been working on the project for the last few years, and the initial idea came out of a conversation between the two.

“Tom and I wanted to explore a particular character that he had in mind,” said Chips. “We tried to create a world in which that character could operate. The character was a kind of conflicted hero. We also talked about the notion of landmark period drama. We wanted to make a period drama like the old ones. We didn’t have an absolute plan. It was always television.”

Tom said that there was not a clear time period in which the story would have taken
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Interview: Steven Knight on Taboo

Thomas Roach chats with Steven Knight about his new series Taboo starring Tom Hardy

Back in November, we had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Steven Knight about his new show Taboo, which features Tom Hardy in the lead role. When initially meeting Hardy to discuss writing Taboo, Knight took the opportunity to get Hardy involved with his movie Locke, stating that: “We came to an informal agreement that he would do Locke if I did Taboo. That’s how it began.”

Taboo was originally envisioned by Tom Hardy and his father Chips Hardy who had been developing this idea for several years. Knight revealed that the character of James Delaney and the historical period is what attracted him to the project: “I loved the possibilities of what this idea had that an adventurer goes to Africa comes back he’s done some terrible things. Then we follow his life.
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New promo for Taboo starring Tom Hardy

With just a month to go until Taboo premieres on BBC and FX, a new promo has arrived online for the upcoming Tom Hardy-headlined drama series, which you can check out below…

Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and come back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa in 1814 to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But when his father’s legacy is revealed to be a poisoned chalice and enemies lurk in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal – a dark family mystery unfolds in an explosively colourful tale of love and treachery.

Taboo will premiere on FX and the BBC on January 10th 2017 and
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Poster and new promos for Taboo starring Tom Hardy

Yesterday we brought you a trailer for Taboo [watch it here], and now three new promos and a poster have arrived online for the Tom Hardy-headlined drama series, which you can check out below…

Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and come back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa in 1814 to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But when his father’s legacy is revealed to be a poisoned chalice and enemies lurk in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal – a dark family mystery unfolds in an explosively colourful tale of love and treachery.

Taboo will premiere on FX and the BBC on January 10th 2017 and sees
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New trailer for Taboo starring Tom Hardy

FX and the BBC have debuted a new trailer for the upcoming eight-part drama series Taboo starring Tom Hardy; take a look below after the official synopsis…

Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and come back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa in 1814 to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But when his father’s legacy is revealed to be a poisoned chalice and enemies lurk in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal – a dark family mystery unfolds in an explosively colourful tale of love and treachery.

Taboo will air on FX and the BBC on January 10th 2017 and sees Hardy leading a cast that
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New trailer for Taboo starring Tom Hardy

FX has released a trailer for the upcoming eight part drama Taboo. Created by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders), the series stars Tom Hardy and is based on a story by the actor and his father Chips Hardy, who will also serve as a consulting producer for the show; take a look below after the official synopsis…

Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and come back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa in 1814 to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But when his father’s legacy is revealed to be a poisoned chalice and enemies lurk in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal – a dark family mystery unfolds
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Why Movies Keep Going Back to the Holocaust

Why Movies Keep Going Back to the Holocaust
When making Oscar predictions, I’ve learned to never underestimate the Holocaust movie. When in doubt with those pesky documentary short subjects, pick the one about the Holocaust. It sounds crass, and it’s an eye-rolling industry truism, but if you chose “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” in 2014, you were right. Out of seven nominated Holocaust feature documentaries, six won the Oscar.

The Holocaust is a heart-rending and complicated subject. There have been many other genocides in history, of course; Oscar-winner “The Killing Fields” addressed Cambodia, and other films have examined Armenia, Rwanda, Indonesia, and Bosnia. Still, that’s nothing compared to the hundreds of movies that have addressed how Adolf Hitler and his Nazis exterminated 6 million Jews during World War II.

This year is no exception. Well-intentioned court procedural “Denial” (Bleecker Street), starring Rachel Weisz as an American academic on trial in Britain for defaming
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Why Movies Keep Going Back to the Holocaust

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Why Movies Keep Going Back to the Holocaust
When making Oscar predictions, I’ve learned to never underestimate the Holocaust movie. When in doubt with those pesky documentary short subjects, pick the one about the Holocaust. It sounds crass, and it’s an eye-rolling industry truism, but if you chose “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” in 2014, you were right. Out of seven nominated Holocaust feature documentaries, six won the Oscar.

The Holocaust is a heart-rending and complicated subject. There have been many other genocides in history, of course; Oscar-winner “The Killing Fields” addressed Cambodia, and other films have examined Armenia, Rwanda, Indonesia, and Bosnia. Still, that’s nothing compared to the hundreds of movies that have addressed how Adolf Hitler and his Nazis exterminated 6 million Jews during World War II.

This year is no exception. Well-intentioned court procedural “Denial” (Bleecker Street), starring Rachel Weisz as an American academic on trial in Britain for defaming
See full article at Indiewire »

New trailer for Taboo starring Tom Hardy

A brief new trailer has arrived online for Taboo, a new eight-episode drama from Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) and Kristoffer Nyholm (The Killing), which sees Tom Hardy leading a cast that also includes Michael Kelly (Everest), Jonathan Pryce (Game of Thrones), Oona Chaplin (Black Mirror), David Hayman (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas), Jessie Buckley (Shades of Love), Ashley Walters (Bullet Boy), Ed Hog (Anonymous), Leo Bill (Alice in Wonderland), Christopher Fairbank (Guardians of the Galaxy), Richard Dixon (The King’s Speech), and Nicholas Woodeson (The Living and the Dead). Check it out here…

Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and come back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa in 1814 to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But when his father’s
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Philip Pullman Pens 1st Graphic Novel with art by Fred Forman

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New York, NY—July 14, 2016—Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will publish Philip Pullman’s first original graphic novel, illustrated by Fred Fordham in 2017. The full-color graphic novel, The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship, for ages 8-12 will be published jointly by David Fickling Books and Graphix, both imprints of Scholastic, in North America in June 2017.

World rights for the book were acquired earlier this year by David Fickling Books in the UK, which currently is serializing the story in The Phoenix, a weekly children’s publication available in the UK via newsstands and by subscription. The serialized comic will be collected into the full-color graphic novel, to be published simultaneously in the UK, Us, and Canada in June 2017.

“John Blake is a story that’s close to my heart,” said Philip Pullman. “In Fred Fordham, John and the crew of the
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Jerry Lewis’ ‘The Day the Clown Cried’: Outrageously Awful…Or Ahead of its Time?

Jerry Lewis’ ‘The Day the Clown Cried’: Outrageously Awful…Or Ahead of its Time?
When you watch a movie you haven’t seen for a long time (like, say, 10 or 20 years), it can look extraordinarily different from how it looked before. And that’s a fascinating thing to behold, given that the movie itself hasn’t changed one bit. It’s you that’s changed — or, just as likely, the era around you. In the case of “The Day the Clown Cried,” the infamous Jerry Lewis Holocaust drama that no one — save Harry Shearer — has ever seen, because it has never been shown, the passage of time may work in even more mysterious ways. About 30 minutes of this legendary 1972 fiasco, which Lewis wrote, directed, and starred in, then permanently shelved because he was embarrassed by how bad it was, surfaced in a rough assemblage on YouTube a couple of days ago. Bits of the footage have leaked out before (most of it lifted from
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Latin American Distributor Diamond Films Moves Into Spain

Madrid — Diamond Films, part of Latin America’s Telefilms Group, its biggest independent movie distributor, has expanded to Europe, setting up Diamond Films España, a direct distribution operation in Spain headed by Spanish distrib vet Carles Montiel and Gonzalo Claiman-Versini.

Montiel has held executive positions at multiple Spanish independent distribution houses such as Lauren Films, Universal Pictures and Wide Pictures; Claiman-Versini is a former lawyer at the Buenos Aires and Paris bar.

Diamond Films España, which handles home entertainment and TV rights on movies it acquires, will release five titles in Spanish cinema theaters this year, beginning on July 29 with Stx Ent.’s “Bad Moms.”

Directed by “The Hangover” writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and starring Mila Kunis (“Black Swan”), Kristen Bell (“Veronica Mars”) and Kathryn Hahn (“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”), “Bad Moms” is the first of four titles accessed by Diamond Films España via an output
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