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Watch the teaser trailer for upcoming drama ’20th Century Women’

22 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It will premiere at the New York Film Festival this October, and ahead of that, we have the official teaser trailer for the upcoming drama 20th Century Women.

Written and directed by Mike Mills (Beginners, Thumbsucker), the film stars Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right, American Beauty), Greta Gerwig (France Ha, Greenberg) and Elle Fanning (Maleficent, Super 8).

20th Century Women tells the story of three remarkable women, each from a different era of the 20th century, coming together to help teach a teenage boy about life and love, sex and freedom, men and women.

Set in Santa Barbara in the summer of 1979, filled with punk-rock verve, 20th Century Women takes a humorous and heartfelt look at how we figure out who we are. Take a look at the teaser trailer below.

20th Century Women will be released in 2017.

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- Paul Heath

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Wamg Giveaway – Win The Neon Demon Blu-ray

24 September 2016 6:02 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“I can’t sing, I can’t dance, I can’t write… no real talent. But I’m pretty, and I can make money off pretty.”

Amazon Studio’s The Neon Demon directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, is a sumptuous horror-thriller, set in the highly competitive and often vicious world of fashion modeling, where the term “eat their own” takes on a decidedly new meaning. When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has.  The film is co-written by Refn (Bronson, Drive, Only God Forgives, Valhalla Rising), Mary Laws (”Preacher”) and Polly Stenham; and stars Elle Fanning (Maleficent,Super 8), Karl Glusman (Love, Stonewall), Jena Malone (Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games series), Bella Heathcote (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Dark Shadows), Abbey Lee (Gods of Egypt, Max Max: »

- Tom Stockman

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The early screenplays of Jj Abrams

7 September 2016 9:11 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mark Harrison Sep 13, 2016

Before he hit big with Star Wars and Star Trek, Jj Abrams was penning films such as Forever Young, Regarding Henry and Armageddon...

Jj Abrams is one of the most powerful people in Hollywood right now. Over his career in the movies, he's written, directed, produced, acted and played a wicked keyboard solo on Cool Guys Don't Look At Explosions, and through his production company Bad Robot, his name is counted among the credits of massive franchises like Cloverfield, Mission: Impossible, Star Trek and of course Star Wars. He's more of a household name than most filmmakers of his generation and we sometimes wish we wanted anything as much as he wants that Steven Spielberg status.

You can't blame him when you hear about his first paid job in the film industry. Returning a bunch of Spielberg's personal super-8 home movies that he discovered after his »

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Pete's Dragon review

16 August 2016 2:59 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mark Harrison Published Date  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 05:54

Disney is on a roll this year - following the billion dollar box office success of Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book, their second dip into their back catalogue this year is another belter. Loosely based on the 1977 film of the same name, Pete's Dragon is more independent from its inspiration than any remake for many a year.

There are those who look back fondly on the original, a live action/cel animation hybrid in which Mickey Rooney and Jim Dale gurned at a delightful cartoon dragon, but it's hard to say that it stands up to the likes of similarly designed films like Mary Poppins and Bedknobs & Broomsticks. Nearly four decades on, the most unlikely of directors, David Lowery (Ain't Them Bodies Saints) has taken a trifle and stirred up a moving and majestic remake, transplanting the action from the 1900s »

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Rumor: Which Actors Are Up For Cable And Domino In Deadpool 2?

13 August 2016 10:25 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

While fans of the Deadpool character may have been looking forward to the Deadpool movie that came out earlier this year, not even the most hardcore of hardcore fans could have predicted what a runaway success the R-rated superhero comedy would be. It'd be easy to dismiss the success of the film and give credit to the immature humor prevalent throughout the film -- it was certainly a breath of fresh air for the genre, to be sure. However, one of the strongest points of the film was how well it treated its characters. Sure, they were stupid and immature on many levels, but they gave the film just enough depth so that viewers weren't left with a hollow feeling inside after watching.

Let's hope that with Deadpool 2, the writers remember that it's that they have to put the characters first, and one of the most important steps there, of course, »

- Joseph Medina

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Rumour: Kyle Chandler being eyed to play Cable in Deadpool 2

13 August 2016 1:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ever since Deadpool shared the news at the end of his debut superhero outing that the film’s sequel would feature the supervillain Cable, speculation has been rampant on which actor will play the telepathic mutant. Although such actors as Stephen Lang and Ron Perlman have thrown their hats in the ring and done a bit of campaigning for the part, today, thanks to Jeff Sneider we have our first legitimate candidate for the role.

While speaking to Forbes writer Simon Thompson on Popcorn Talk’s Meet the Movie Press, Sneider revealed that Friday Night Lights and Super 8 actor Kyle Chandler was being eyed for the role of Cable in Deadpool 2. Sneider made it clear to those listening to take the report with a grain of salt, as it certainly hasn’t been confirmed by the studio, but he did mention that the actor’s name has been floating around for months. »

- Justin Cook

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The Star Trek Controversy: CBS and Paramount vs. Fan Films

7 August 2016 7:39 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

 Paramount Pictures and CBS TV have drawn a line in the sand to stop the creation of fan-made films based on Star Trek. Because of the increasing high-quality of fan projects like Star Trek Axanar, the two big corporations have initiated a series of new rules designed to limit the scope and proliferation of the many independently made Star Trek projects. Is this fair?

 Independently made Star Trek projects are nothing new. The first Trek fan-made movie was filmed in Super 8 back in 1978. Since the introduction of the internet, Star Trek fan films and ongoing series have exploded in number. Within the last decade, we’ve had Trek fan series like Starship Exeter, Starship Farragut, Star Trek: Intrepid, Star Trek the New Voyages (Aka Star Trek Phase 2) and, the best one of all, Star Trek Continues, to name a few. We’ve also had full-length independent films like »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Young)

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Listen To Michael Giacchino’s Star Trek Beyond Soundtrack Plus Comic-Con Photos

21 July 2016 1:24 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Check out images and video from the premiere of Star Trek Beyond at San Diego Comic-Con.

The premiere featured the first ever outdoor IMAX screening as well as Academy Award®-Winning Composer Michael Giacchino’s thrilling film score performed live-to picture by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.

(L-r) Actors Chris Pine, John Cho, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Zachary Qunito, Justin Lin, Zoe Saldana, Sofia Boutella and J.J. Abrams pose together at the world premiere of the Paramount Pictures title “Star Trek Beyond” at Embarcadero Marina Park South on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Actor Idris Elba attends the world premiere of the Paramount Pictures title .Star Trek Beyond. at Embarcadero Marina Park South on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images)

Composer Michael Giacchino speaks »

- Michelle McCue

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‘Stranger Things’ Fun Facts: Read Great Trivia About Music, Title Sequence & How Stephen King Shaped Filming

19 July 2016 1:41 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Netflix’s new sci-fi horror series “Stranger Things” premiered last Friday to positive critical reception, with many critics noting the series’ debts to the work of Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, and Stephen King. There are many who have already binged the whole series already and there are plenty who still haven’t started, but Netflix has provided some great trivia about the series that will be fun for new or experience viewers.

Read More: Meet ‘Stranger Things’ Breakout Millie Bobby Brown, aka Lucky Number Eleven

For those who are intrigued by the series’ synth score, the composers of the soundtrack are Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon, two members of an Austin synth band called Survive. They have written over 13 hours of music for “Stranger Things.” Meanwhile, the title sequence was inspired by the work of Richard Greenberg, who designed a number of classic 80s title sequences, such as “Alien,” “Altered States, »

- Vikram Murthi

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‘Stranger Things’ Fun Facts: Read Great Trivia About Music, Title Sequence & How Stephen King Shaped Filming

19 July 2016 1:41 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Netflix’s new sci-fi horror series “Stranger Things” premiered last Friday to positive critical reception, with many critics noting the series’ debts to the work of Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, and Stephen King. There are many who have already binged the whole series already and there are plenty who still haven’t started, but Netflix has provided some great trivia about the series that will be fun for new or experience viewers.

Read More: Meet ‘Stranger Things’ Breakout Millie Bobby Brown, aka Lucky Number Eleven

For those who are intrigued by the series’ synth score, the composers of the soundtrack are Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon, two members of an Austin synth band called Survive. They have written over 13 hours of music for “Stranger Things.” Meanwhile, the title sequence was inspired by the work of Richard Greenberg, who designed a number of classic 80s title sequences, such as “Alien,” “Altered States, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Review: ‘Stranger Things’ is Still Waiting for Something New, To Make It Feel Alive

15 July 2016 12:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

During the buildup to “Stranger Things,” the Indiana-set Netflix original series was a bit hard to describe. Sure, it was about a group of kids searching for their missing friend who disappeared under suspicious circumstances, but what kind of show was it? “Was it a horror show? A kids’ show? A drama with kids but made for adults? Sci-fi that looked like a drama? Could my kids watch it? But would I like it? Wait — is that Winona Ryder?”

Well, after watching just a few minutes of The Duffer Brothers’ (as Matt and Ross Duffer dub themselves) eight-episode original series, it’s immediately clear what it is: It’s the PG-rated ’80s movie that would land a PG-13 today — your “Jaws,” “Indiana Jones,” and, yes, “E.T.” and 1977’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”

The latter two examples are what the brothers draw from specifically (those and, oddly enough, “Halloween »

- Ben Travers

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Review: ‘Stranger Things’ is Still Waiting for Something New, To Make It Feel Alive

15 July 2016 12:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

During the buildup to “Stranger Things,” the Indiana-set Netflix original series was a bit hard to describe. Sure, it was about a group of kids searching for their missing friend who disappeared under suspicious circumstances, but what kind of show was it? “Was it a horror show? A kids’ show? A drama with kids but made for adults? Sci-fi that looked like a drama? Could my kids watch it? But would I like it? Wait — is that Winona Ryder?”

Well, after watching just a few minutes of The Duffer Brothers’ (as Matt and Ross Duffer dub themselves) eight-episode original series, it’s immediately clear what it is: It’s the PG-rated ’80s movie that would land a PG-13 today — your “Jaws,” “Indiana Jones,” and, yes, “E.T.” and 1977’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”

The latter two examples are what the brothers draw from specifically (those and, oddly enough, “Halloween »

- Ben Travers

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Netflix's Stranger Things: Shawn Levy interview

14 July 2016 1:14 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Louisa Mellor Jul 15, 2016

We chat to the producer-director of 80s-set sci-fi horror series Stranger Things, now on Netflix, about Spielberg, nostalgia and more…

Read our spoiler-free Stranger Things review here.

Stranger Things, Netflix’s new sci-fi horror series is made by and for our kind of people. Movie nerds Matt and Ross Duffer have translated their love of classic Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, Wes Craven and Stephen King pictures into an eight-part drama that feels as comfortable as sinking into your favourite chair.

Set in 1983 Indiana, Stranger Things is the story of a boy’s disappearance, odd goings-on at a local government facility and the mystery arrival of a peculiar little girl. With a very likeable young cast (think Freaks & Geeks if Sam, Bill and Neil had to deal with real monsters, not just the high school variety) and Winona Ryder, David Harbour and Matthew Modine capably leading the grown-ups, »

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Review: Netflix's 'Stranger Things' basks in '80s nostalgia, doesn't drown in it

13 July 2016 6:37 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Nostalgia rules the pop culture universe. No old property is too obscure or lame to be considered for a revival or reboot these days (I eagerly await announcement of the Just One of the Guys Cinematic Universe). Belated additions to the Star Wars and Rocky franchises were adored even though (or because) they were beat-for-beat remakes of the original films. The hot new app that has all your friends braving the sun in order to catch Charmanders and Zubats is based on a cartoon from the '90s. Nostalgia can be a wonderful thing, and lord knows I get excited when a Community or Simpsons or BoJack Horseman episode alludes to some beloved property from my childhood. But there's a danger in building a movie or TV show around nostalgia: you can soak so deeply in your love for works of the past that the whole project drowns in it. »

- Alan Sepinwall

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‘Stranger Things’ Review Roundup: Critics Praise The Spielbergian ‘80s Nostalgia Thriller

8 July 2016 9:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Stranger Things” is a new eight-episode Netflix original series starring Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, a mother living in Hawkins, Indiana whose son vanishes into thin air under very suspicious circumstances. The Matt and Ross Duffer-created thriller is considered “a love letter to the supernatural classics of the ’80s,” and critics are going wild for it.

“‘Stranger Things’ is nothing if not a surprising, sometimes scary, moving and successful homage to the era of Spielberg’s ‘Et’ and the 1980s themselves – as well as the films of the great John Carpenter,” says Deadline’s Dominic Patten in his video review. “Yes, there are a lot of clichés in ‘Stranger Things,’ but like outdoor string lights, they all hold together. They also cast a warm glow on the sheer enthusiasm and respect the series has for those who have come before and a very particular time in America’s recent »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Stranger Things’ Review Roundup: Critics Praise The Spielbergian ‘80s Nostalgia Thriller

8 July 2016 9:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Stranger Things” is a new eight-episode Netflix original series starring Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, a mother living in Hawkins, Indiana whose son vanishes into thin air under very suspicious circumstances. The Matt and Ross Duffer-created thriller is considered “a love letter to the supernatural classics of the ’80s,” and critics are going wild for it.

“‘Stranger Things’ is nothing if not a surprising, sometimes scary, moving and successful homage to the era of Spielberg’s ‘Et’ and the 1980s themselves – as well as the films of the great John Carpenter,” says Deadline’s Dominic Patten in his video review. “Yes, there are a lot of clichés in ‘Stranger Things,’ but like outdoor string lights, they all hold together. They also cast a warm glow on the sheer enthusiasm and respect the series has for those who have come before and a very particular time in America’s recent »

- Liz Calvario

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7 New Netflix Shows to Binge Watch in July 2016 (And the Best Episodes of Each)

1 July 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

1. “BoJack Horseman” Season 3 (available July 22)

Why Should I Watch It? “BoJack Horseman” is a literal and figurative treasure trove of joy, insight and harsh truths. On the literal side, so many small moments pop up throughout the 30-minute episodes it takes repeat viewings to appreciate them all — from the .gif-worthy transitionary bits to the heavy-hitting quips. Yet figuratively, “BoJack” offers up a distinct, strong viewpoint that isn’t afraid to take questions to an existential level, which creates deeper subjective realizations each time you watch (and re-watch, and re-watch, and re-watch…). This is as “must-see” as TV gets — every time.

Best Episode: We wouldn’t dare spoil the new season — not even by telling you what episode to look forward to — and we’ve already covered Season 2. (After much deliberation, we chose “Escape From L.A.” as the best episode.) So let’s just set this time aside to honor the »

- Ben Travers

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7 New Netflix Shows to Binge Watch in July 2016 (And the Best Episodes of Each)

1 July 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

1. “BoJack Horseman” Season 3 (available July 22)

Why Should I Watch It? “BoJack Horseman” is a literal and figurative treasure trove of joy, insight and harsh truths. On the literal side, so many small moments pop up throughout the 30-minute episodes it takes repeat viewings to appreciate them all — from the .gif-worthy transitionary bits to the heavy-hitting quips. Yet figuratively, “BoJack” offers up a distinct, strong viewpoint that isn’t afraid to take questions to an existential level, which creates deeper subjective realizations each time you watch (and re-watch, and re-watch, and re-watch…). This is as “must-see” as TV gets — every time.

Best Episode: We wouldn’t dare spoil the new season — not even by telling you what episode to look forward to — and we’ve already covered Season 2. (After much deliberation, we chose “Escape From L.A.” as the best episode.) So let’s just set this time aside to honor the »

- Ben Travers

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Netflix's 'Stranger Things' is looking a lot like Spielberg - and that's not a compliment

30 June 2016 2:42 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When I walked out of J.J. Abrams's blatant Steven Spielberg pastiche Super 8 back in 2011, my first instinct was to like it and my second was to feel completely annoyed by it. For all of its good intentions and some effective sequences (specifically, that terrific train crash), Abrams’ ode to Amblin’s Golden Age so self-consciously aped the moves of films like E.T., Close Encounters and The Goonies (the latter directed by Richard Donner, though Spielberg produced it) that it ultimately felt like a cynical exercise in nostalgia.  Now we’ve got Stranger Things, the new 1980-set Netflix sci-fi/fantasy series that has now fully revealed itself as yet another banal reworking of the same old Spielbergian tropes Abrams so slavishly mimicked five years ago. Judging by the latest trailer, it’s all there: the quiet, tree-lined suburbs; the charming group of pre-adolescent male friends; nighttime cruises on bikes »

- Chris Eggertsen

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New Stranger Things Trailer Ramps Up The Nostalgia Factor

30 June 2016 9:28 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

If Super 8 and, more recently, Jeff Nichols’ wonderful Midnight Special basked audiences in a familiar, Amblin glow, Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer’s upcoming Netflix series Stranger Things is poised to ramp up that nostalgia factor ten-fold.

A love letter to ’80s sci-fi and the cinematic résumé of one Steven Spielberg, the hour-long show is rooted in Hawkins, Indiana, where a paranormal mystery has citizens on a knife’s edge.

With a promising cast of big names and relative newcomers, Stranger Things is the story of “a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.”

Of that ensemble, it is Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin’s trio of friends that anchor the spooky action, as they begin to peel »

- Michael Briers

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