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If You're Googling This Lost in Space Actor, I'm Sorry, but We Can't Be Friends

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Netflix's reboot of the 1960s sci-fi series Lost in Space has a shocking amount of people wondering A) why Dr. Smith is so creepy, and B) why she looks so familiar. The thrilling series, which has been giving me heart palpitations all afternoon, was released early Friday morning. The criminal character of Dr. Smith is played by Parker Posey, an actress who's not a stranger to bingeable movies and television.

Posey has been acting for decades; she broke out in the '90s thanks to roles in quirky films like Party Girl, The House of Yes, and Clockwatchers. She's also appeared in popular films like Dazed and Confused, Scream 3, You've Got Mail, and The Sweetest Thing.

She has become a beloved character actor, known for taking standout roles in Christopher Guest's mockumentaries. To date, she's appeared in five of the director's films: Waiting For Guffman,
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Film Review: ‘Thoroughbreds’

Film Review: ‘Thoroughbreds’
Remember the name Cory Finley. The astonishingly gifted writer-director of “Thoroughbreds” is going places, which could also be said for Olivia Cooke (“Vanity Fair”) and Anya Taylor-Joy (“Split”), the two note-perfect lead actresses who star in Finley’s icy psychological thriller — a refined, upper-class riff on “Heavenly Creatures,” “Fun,” and the entire wicked subgenre in which two girls, perfectly harmless on their own, prove to be homicidal in one another’s company. That dynamic may be familiar, but Finley’s unsettling, slow-burn debut has a voice and feel all its own — like Emily Post with fangs — heralding this dark-minded dramatist as a talent to watch.

Some people are born with a silver spoon, while others go straight for the steak knives. The latter could be said of Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke), childhood best friends from posh Connecticut families whose days of horseback riding are far behind them.
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‘My Art’ Trailer: Photographer Laurie Simmons Brings Her Inventive First Feature to Tribeca — Watch

‘My Art’ Trailer: Photographer Laurie Simmons Brings Her Inventive First Feature to Tribeca — Watch
Acclaimed photographer Laurie Simmons’ debut feature film “My Art” is headed to this month’s Tribeca Film Festival for its North American premiere, after bowing at Venice last year. Mongrel International will be repping the film at the fest, as it recently acquired international sales rights, including U.S., for the feature.

Read More: Tribeca 2017 Lineup: New Films From Alex Gibney, Azazel Jacobs and Laurie Simmons Lead the Eclectic Mix

“We’re so delighted to be involved with ‘My Art,'” said Mongrel Acquisitions & Sales executive, Caroline Habib in an exclusive statement. “The movie spoke very strongly to our all women team — it’s funny, it’s warm and it’s extremely smart. Laurie gave us, with grace and humor, an honest glimpse into the artistic process.”

Simmons added, “I could not be more excited having Caroline, Charlotte and the entire team at Mongrel stand behind our film. To be
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'Bad Santa 2' Review: Sequel to Anti-Holiday Classic Isn't Worth the Tinsel

'Bad Santa 2' Review: Sequel to Anti-Holiday Classic Isn't Worth the Tinsel
A lot can happen in 13 years: You can watch two wars start and finish; you can see social media platforms sprout up and change the public conversation; you can elect a country's first black president and its first orange one. What you apparently can't do, however, is teach an old dog like Willie Soke, the profane petty crook and several-leagues-less-than-jolly St. Nick for hire of Bad Santa, new tricks – or worse, make his old tricks somehow still seem appealing by default. For those of us who love Terry Zwigoff's
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Lost In Space reboot: Netflix releases first full trailer

Rob Leane Kirsten Howard Mar 6, 2018

A reboot of Irwin Allen’s Lost In Space is coming to Netflix in April. Here's a new trailer...

We heard early on in 2017 that Netflix was working on a remake of Irwin Allen's 1965 cult classic family sci-fi series Lost In Space, and we later got confirmation that a full series of 10 episodes were on the way.

Here's the first full trailer for the series:

Before that was this little teaser trailer that also announces an April release date. You can watch it below...

Netflix's Lost In Space reboot will be skippered by Toby Stephens, who currently navigates the fleet of pirate vessels on the Starz series Black Sails as Captain Flint. Here's what Stephens had to say about the overall feel of the series last year...

"It’s a very clever, modern reworking of a great story. Lost In Space is Swiss Family Robinson in space,
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10 Thanksgiving Movies You Need to Watch on Netflix

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If your annual Turkey Day tradition involves watching "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," then good news: it's streaming right now on Netflix.

So is the very non-feel-good '90s indie drama "The House of Yes" and several other movies where Thanksgiving is celebrated -- or ignored or trampled on altogether.

To get in the holiday spirit, here are 10 movies you'll want to watch now on Netflix.
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15 Cult Movie Gems You Can Watch On Netflix


Netflix’s “Cult Films” section is peculiar in that it really doesn’t contain too many films you’d instantly think of when thinking about cinema’s true cult classics. There are definitely a few (as you’ll see), but for the most part the category is made up of films that are kind of cult by default: not quite classics, not insanely well-known or popular, but not obscure enough that they’re completely unheard of, either.

There’s no sign of The Big Lebowski, The Wicker Man, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Withnail and I, Harold and Maude – but there are films which are completely at odds with the very idea of a cult movie: Halloween 6, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2, The House of Yes.

Of course, the term is diffuse – and people will certainly have their own criteria for defining a truly cult picture – but it
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The cast for the Woody Allen 2016 film has been announced

The full cast for Woody Allen‘s 2016 movie project has been announced.

The as yet untitled comedy/drama will feature as follows:

Jeannie Berlin (Inherent Vice), Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) as James, Blake Lively (Gossip Girl) as Kat, Parker Posey (The House of Yes), Kristen Stewart (Twilight) as Theresa, Corey Stoll (House of Cards, Ant-Man), Ken Stott (The Hobbit films), and Bruce Willis (The Sixth Sense) as Aaron. ALso starring are Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect series), Stephen Kunken (The Wolf of Wall Street), Sari Lennick (A Serious Man), and Paul Schneider (Lars and the Real Girl).

You’re ready that right. Bruce Willis will be in a Woody Allen movie. The film will get shooting pretty soon in New York and Los Angeles, for a summer 2016 release.

We’ll bring you more details as we get them

The post The cast for the Woody Allen 2016 film has been announced
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Corey Stoll, Parker Posey Join Cast of New Woody Allen Film

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Corey Stoll, Parker Posey Join Cast of New Woody Allen Film
Woody Allen announced the cast of his upcoming film on Tuesday, revealing a roster that includes “Ant-Man” actor Corey Stoll and “The House of Yes” actress Parker Posey. Stoll and Posey join a cast that includes Kristen Stewart, Bruce Willis and Jesse Eisenberg. The as-yet-untitled film begins filming in New York and Los Angeles in August. Also Read: Amazon's Roy Price Defends Deals With Woody Allen, 'Top Gear' Hosts Blake Lively, Jeannie Berlin and Ken Stott are also among the cast. Anna Camp, Stephen Kunken, Sari Lennick, and Paul Schneider are co-starring in the project. Both Stoll and
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Exclusive Portraits: Woody Allen, Parker Posey on the Chicago Red Carpet for ‘Irrational Man’

Chicago – It was a Chicago moment for the legendary filmmaker Woody Allen, as he walked the Red Carpet on behalf of his latest film, “Irrational Man.” He was joined by a co-star in the film, Parker Posey, and was there to capture these Exclusive Portraits.

Woody Allen at the Chicago Preview of ‘Irrational Man,’ July 18th, 2015

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Irrational Man” is Woody Allen’s 47th film as director, an amazing output for an American filmmaker, and unlikely to be duplicated for mainstream releases in the future. He began with “What’s Up, Tiger Lily?” in 1966, won an Oscar for directing Annie Hall (1977) and has written or co-written every screenplay he has ever filmed. “Irrational Man” is another Woody Allen contemplative film, set on a college campus, regarding a philosophy professor (Joaquin Phoenix) who shakes himself out of a case of
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Parker Posey could reunite with Woody Allen for his next film

Parker Posey could reunite with Woody Allen for his next film
It looks like Parker Posey will once again be teaming up with Woody Allen, as she's in final negotiations to appear in the filmmaker's next project.

The actress could feature alongside Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg and Bruce Willis in the upcoming movie, reports Deadline.

No title or plot details have been released yet for Allen's next film, although it will be produced by Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson.

Posey previously appeared in Allen's Irrational Man with Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix.

She is also known for roles in The House of Yes, Party Girl and Superman Returns.

Watch a trailer for Irrational Man below:
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Berlin: ’54’ Director’s Cut Restores 36 Minutes to Sexy Miramax Classic

When Mark Christopher’s “54” came out in the summer of 1998, the film had been so heavily reshot, re-edited and retooled that producer Dolly Hall took to calling it “55.”

Now, almost 17 years later, Christopher has finally managed to complete the version of “54” that everyone signed up to make in the first place: the story of three friends — a busboy (Ryan Phillippe), a bartender (Breckin Meyer) and a coat-check girl (Salma Hayek) — and the sordid love triangle that nearly tore them apart, set against the glittery excess of New York’s Studio 54 dance club. That was the version everyone shot, until a set of disastrous test screenings changed the film’s fate forever.

“It was a movie ahead of its time,” Christopher mused, his back to a giant screen on which a shirtless Phillippe stands bathed in blue light. He spoke to Variety at Chase Sound by Deluxe in Los Angeles, less
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Redemption is coming for the Ryan Phillippe and Mike Myers drama '54'

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Let's jump back in time to a little over 16 years ago. It's the summer of 1998 and if you hit a gay bar or club in the continental United States, you could not miss Stars on 54's dance remake of Gordon Lightfoot's "If You Could Read My Mind." It was simply everywhere. The track was the promotional single for "54," a movie that promised a sexy look at the infamous New York City nightclub Studio 54 but couldn't ultimately live up to the marketing hype surrounding its release. The Miramax production was generating a ton of publicity because of its subject matter (one of the most legendary clubs of all-time), young up-and-coming stars such as Ryan Phillippe and Salma Hayek, the participation of Neve Campbell, who was coming off four straight hits (the first two "Screams," "The Craft" and "Wild Things"). Most buzzworthy of all, it was the first dramatic role for
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2015 Sundance Trading Card Series: #45. Josh Hamilton (Take Me to the River)

Eric Lavallee: Name me three of your favorite “2014 discoveries”…

Josh Hamilton: Book: Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon. Record: The Clean — Anthology.

Movies: Dance of Reality and Two Days, One Night.

Lavallee: At this year’s Sundance, you’ve got a brief appearance in the Experimenter (working with a seasoned pro) but you find yourself (not unlike a “little” Sundance debut film called The House of Yes) working for a newbie. I was wondering if you could first describe your first impressions about Matt Sobel’s text, subtext, dialogue, themes and character set and if there is an added layer of profundity when you find yourself drawn to a project coming from a new voice?

Hamilton: When I first read Matt’s script, I was struck by the delicate yet unmistakable level of tension and unease that existed among these people. In any piece about families- where the layers
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20 Great Holiday Movies on Netflix Streaming

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The holidays are almost upon us, and if you just can't wait to re-watch seasonal classics like "White Christmas" or "The Muppet Christmas Carol," they're available right now on Netflix. There are also a few Thanksgiving-themed movies you can stream, our favorite being, of course, "Planes, Trains and Automobiles."

There's something for almost every taste, whether you want something nice like an animated film for the kids or something very naughty, like "Bad Santa."

Thanksgiving Movies

1. "American Son" (2008) R

Nick Cannon stars as a young Marine who's just completed basic training and is about to ship out to Iraq: But first, he's home for a volatile four-day Thanksgiving with friends and family.

2. "The House of Yes" (1997) R

Parker Posey proves why she was the '90s Indie Movie Queen in this film where she plays a Jackie Kennedy-obsessed who is unreasonably jealous when her brother (Josh Hamilton) brings home
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New DVD Blu-ray: 'Veronica Mars,' 'Blazing Saddles,' and More

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"Veronica Mars"

What's It About? Everyone's favorite teen Pi Veronica Mars is all grown up. She's living in NYC with Piz and just about to snag a plum lawyer gig when she's called back to Neptune to help out her ex Logan. In typical Logan fashion, he's in legal hot water - this time around, he's accused of murdering his girlfriend. Oh, it's also their high school reunion. Fun times!

Why We're In: Okay, if you're a diehard Marshmallow, chances are you're already getting a copy of the movie from Kickstarter. But, hey, while you wait for them to be sent out, why not snag an extra copy or two?

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

"Ace in the Hole" (Criterion)

What's It About? Kirk Douglas stars as a ruthless reporter scheming to keep his latest scoop in the headlines. A classic film noir,
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JFK and the Movies: 50 Years of Mythmaking

Like most Americans living today, I was born after November 22, 1963, so I don't remember John F. Kennedy and can't tell you where I was when news broke of his assassination. So here's what I know about the man, his presidency, and his death, thanks to the history professors of Hollywood.

Let me see if I have this right: JFK was a handsome man with the charisma of a movie star. (Indeed, he had connections to Hollywood through his father, a onetime movie producer; through his brother-in-law Peter Lawford and fellow Rat Packer Frank Sinatra; and through his torrid affair with Marilyn Monroe.) Through his youth, good looks, charisma, and forward-looking rhetoric, he inspired a nation to stop wearing hats, build rockets to the moon, and join the Peace Corps. His even more attractive, youthful, stylish, and patrician wife Jackie swept out the dowdy cobwebs of the Eisenhower years and turned
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Mean Girls Director Will Helm Vampire Academy Movie

Since he made his directorial debut in 1997 with the dark and demented comedy The House of Yes, Mark Waters has shown a flare for unfolding tales about sassy and at times dangerous young women. Best known for helming the adored 2004 comedy Mean Girls, it's hardly surprising that he's been selected to direct Blood Sisters, the first in Reliance Entertainment and Im Global's Vampire Academy franchise. Variety reports Blood Sisters will be a family affair as Waters will direct the script penned by his brother, Dan Waters, screenwriter of another biting comedy about teen girls, 1988's Heathers. Based on the six-book Vampire Academy Ya series, the film will have elements of romance and the paranormal. But with the Waters brothers on board, I suspect a dark vein of comedy will likewise run through Blood Sisters. The story focuses on the teens of St. Vladimir's Academy, a place where young vampires
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Price Check | Review

Not the Bargain It Appears To Be

Price Check, director Michael Walker’s sophomore feature, coming twelve years after his 2000 debut, Chasing Sleep is a complete 180 from his first film. Whereas Walker’s first foray was in the psychological art house, this latest feature is a comedic character study that has one delectable asset that is both the sole reason to see the film, and also, sadly, what viciously outshines every other aspect of the film; and that’s a wickedly perfect role for Parker Posey.

Eric Mabius stars as Pete Cozy, a disinterested employee in regional pricing and marketing for a flagging grocery store company in Long Island. Having given up a career in producing music, Pete’s job supports his stay at home wife and their new child. When his boss suddenly leaves for bigger and better things, his replacement is a super motivated force of nature, Susan
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Parker Posey is delightfully crazy in this trailer and poster for the indie flick Price Check

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Parker Posey, the rather elusive actress who first hit most people's radar with Richard Linklater's Dazed And Confused, has bounced around Hollywood, sticking close to her indie roots, while toying with bigger ventures (Blade: Trinity for one).  From Party Girl to The House Of Yes, Posey has seemed to find a niche, which revolves around the quirky female lead and it's worked for her.  And, it looks like she's following suit with Price Check, another off-beat character role...
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