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Here’s Everything Coming to and Leaving Hulu in August

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Documentary fans, get ready to queue up Hulu next month with the arrival of two originals on the streamer.

Minding the Gap” (pictured above) will drop on Aug.17, a documentary that compiles more than 12 years of footage in Rockford, Illinois, filmmaker Bing Liu looks at the correlation between skateboarders’ upbringings and the complex nature of modern masculinity.

Crime and Punishment” will follow, dropping on Aug. 24. Stephen Maing directed, produced and filmed this documentary that goes behind the scenes of discriminatory policing practices and corruption in the New York Police Department.

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Additionally, Hulu users can enjoy “10 Things I Hate About You” starring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles on Aug. 1 (at least the ones who have the Showtime add-on), 2004’s “Hidalgo,” 2008’s “The Hurt Locker” and more throughout the month.

See the complete list of what’s coming to and leaving Hulu below.
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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dark Knight’ Changed Movies, and the Oscars, Forever

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dark Knight’ Changed Movies, and the Oscars, Forever
In late 2008, Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” — a zeitgeist-infused superhero sequel that would come to be widely regarded as the best in the genre — was on a crash-course with major Oscar recognition. Nominations from the producers, directors, and writers guilds, as well as a monster domestic box office haul north of $500 million, only firmed up expectations.

Then, “The Reader” happened. The Stephen Daldry drama, steeped in Oscar-friendly Holocaust trappings, was muscled into the race by Harvey Weinstein at a time when the now-disgraced mogul’s Miramax glory days were fast-becoming a distant memory, and the awards outlook for his newly formed Weinstein Co. was increasingly dim. (Movies like “Mrs Henderson Presents” and “Bobby” had failed to connect with voters.) “The Reader” nailed down nominations for best picture, director, and adapted screenplay, effectively boxing out Nolan’s critically acclaimed blockbuster in the top fields.

It was the last time the
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Jeremy Renner Officially Cast as Twitch in Todd McFarlane's Spawn

Last week it was rumored that Jeremy Renner was up for the lead role of Detective 'Twitch' Williams in Todd McFarlane's Spawn. Well, Deadline is now reporting that the rumor is true. Renner has officially been cast in the movie and joins Jamie Foxx, who was previously cast as Spawn.

McFarlane had this to say in a statement regarding the casting and why he ended up bringing Renner to the role:

"As a first time director, I wanted to surround myself with the most talent and the most skilled people I can on all fronts. I was lucky enough to land Jason Blum and then Jamie Foxx, and I knew the person on screen the most is this police officer, Twitch Williams. We needed as strong a person as possible because he will be the face of the film. I took my naïve Hollywood approach again, and
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Spawn Reboot Wants Jeremy Renner in a Lead Role

Spawn Reboot Wants Jeremy Renner in a Lead Role
Jeremy Renner is reportedly in talks to play the lead in the upcoming Spawn reboot. Todd McFarlane, who created the character for Image Comics, wrote the script for the movie and will direct it, has seemed very ambitious with this project from the start. So far, that ambition has paid off handsomely, with Jamie Foxx recently boarding the cast as the titular character. Now it looks like Avengers star Jeremy Renner is in talks to star opposite Foxx as the movie's lead character Twitch.

Todd McFarlane has previously compared the character of Spawn to Jaws. He's going to be lurking in the background, won't be featured on screen the whole time and, unless something has changed, may not talk much if at all. The lead character will be a detective from the comics named Twitch Williams, one half of a detective duo known as Sam and Twitch. That's who Jeremy Renner would be playing.
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Juliette Lewis, Garret Dillahunt to Star in Indie Drama 'Supreme Ruler' (Exclusive)

Juliette Lewis, Garret Dillahunt to Star in Indie Drama 'Supreme Ruler' (Exclusive)
Juliette Lewis and Garret Dillahunt will star in Screen Media's indie drama Supreme Leader.

Supreme Leader centers on small-town go-getter Steve Loomis (Dillahunt), whose dream of becoming "supreme ruler" of his local Buffalo Lodge is unexpectedly challenged by a hard-drinking, womanizing lodge member, Hank. The two men are forced to travel to the Buffalo National Convention in Chicago in order to win the support of the organization's national leaders, where Steve befriends an established supreme ruler, Nancy (Lewis).

Brian Geraghty (The Hurt LockerThe Alienist) and Marina Squerciati (Chicago P.D.) will also star, with Tom Berenger ...
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Win movie merchandise with Tag

To mark the release of Tag on 29th June, we’ve been given 3 merchandise packs including a baseball hat, a handprint tee, a powerbank, a set of 5 shot glasses, a sound cooler and Tag post-it notes to give away.

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry: “You’re It!” This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming…and he’s ready. Based on a true story, the New Line Cinema comedy “Tag” shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

Tag is directed by Jeff Tomsic (Comedy Central’s
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We Could Have Sworn Evangeline Lilly Has Been in More Movies Than This

We Could Have Sworn Evangeline Lilly Has Been in More Movies Than This
Evangeline Lilly's latest role as The Wasp (Hope van Dyne) in Ant-Man and The Wasp has us musing about where we've seen her onscreen. Over the past 15 years, she's appeared across all genres, from her breakout role in the iconic sci-fi series Lost to starring opposite Jeremy Renner in the Oscar winning The Hurt Locker. Still, we could have swear we'd seen her in more titles! Let's chalk it up to her screen presence being especially memorable, eh?

Scroll through to see every big role Lilly has landed leading up to Ant-Man and The Wasp.
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We Could Have Sworn Evangeline Lilly Has Been in More Movies Than This

Evangeline Lilly's latest role as The Wasp (Hope van Dyne) in Ant-Man and The Wasp has us musing about where we've seen her onscreen. Over the past 15 years, she's appeared across all genres, from her breakout role in the iconic sci-fi series Lost to starring opposite Jeremy Renner in the Oscar winning The Hurt Locker. Still, we could have swear we'd seen her in more titles! Let's chalk it up to her screen presence being especially memorable, eh?

Scroll through to see every big role Lilly has landed leading up to Ant-Man and The Wasp.
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Jeremy Renner Finds The Comedic Truth Behind ‘Tag’ Storyline

Actor Jeremy Renner, known to millions as Avengers member Hawkeye, has also starred in such critically acclaimed work as The Hurt Locker, The Arrival, and most recently Wind River. Now he tries his hand at comedy in Tag, the true story of a group of friends who take a seemingly innocuous game to the limit.

“(Tag) [...]

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Karlovy Vary Film Festival to honour Tim Robbins; adds Terry Gilliam, Caleb Landry Jones

Karlovy Vary Film Festival to honour Tim Robbins; adds Terry Gilliam, Caleb Landry Jones
The festival has also unveiled its international juries.

Tim Robbins will receive the Crystal Globe for outstanding contribution to world cinema at the 53rd edition of Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

The actor, director, producer and screenwriter will also present two of his films at the festival – Bob Roberts (1992) and Cradle Will Rock (1999), both of which take in the crossover of politics and music in the United States.

Robbins will also give a concert at the festival, as part of his group Tim Robbins and The Rogues Gallery Band.

Kviff has also announced the international juries for this year’s event.
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Tim Robbins to Be Feted at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Tim Robbins to Be Feted at Karlovy Vary Film Festival
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival, the leading movie event in Central and Eastern Europe, will honor Tim Robbins with its award for outstanding contribution to world cinema, the fest announced Tuesday, and the actor will screen two pics he directed and wrote, the acerbic polemic “Bob Roberts” and the tribute to pre-wwii music and politics “Cradle Will Rock.”

Robbins, who also wrote music for several of his films, including “Bob Roberts” with brother David, will perform with The Rogues Gallery Band. Terry Gilliam will also roll into the Czech Republic spa town for the fest, running June 29 to July 7, to screen “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” his disaster-prone take on the Cervantes classic that took 18 years to complete and premiered in Cannes.

Anna Paquin will also be feted, screening the family grief road movie “The Parting Glass” along with the film’s director, her husband Stephen Moyer, screenwriter and
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Indie Biz Champ Among CineEurope Honorees

Indie Biz Champ Among CineEurope Honorees
At CineEurope, the European movie-theater operators’ conference that runs June 11-14 in Barcelona, three executives will be honored, including Patrick Wachsberger, outgoing co-chairman of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.

Wachsberger has been named as the recipient of the International Distributor of the Year award.

Before joining Lionsgate, Wachsberger served as the co-chairman and president of Summit Entertainment, the company he helped launch in 1993. He helped transform Summit into one of the world’s leading independent movie studios, launching the blockbuster “Twilight” franchise, and “The Hurt Locker,” Oscar-winner for best picture and director in 2010.

He joined Lionsgate Motion Picture Group in 2012, when the company acquired Summit. As co-chairs, he and Joe Drake oversaw all aspects of Lionsgate’s movie acquisition, production and distribution, and he led its movie business overseas. The company’s movie slate has generated nearly $10 billion at the global box office over the past five years; its films have included “La La Land,
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Film News Roundup: AMC to Hold Early ‘Girls Night Out’ Screenings of ‘Ocean’s 8’

In today’s film news roundup, AMC unveils a “Girls Night Out” promotion for “Ocean’s 8,” Paramount hires Louise Kaufman and Monterey Media buys “The Sun at Midnight.”

AMC Promotion

AMC Theatres has announced advanced “girls night out” screenings of Warner Bros.’ heist-comedy “Ocean’s 8” in 36 of its Dolby Cinema at AMC locations on Wednesday night.

The screenings will take place one day before preview screenings for the spin-off from Steven Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s” trilogy. “Ocean’s 8” stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, and Awkwafina. Bullock plays the estranged sister of Danny Ocean who attempts to pull off a heist at New York City’s annual Met Gala. Early tracking showed the female-led heist film eyeing a domestic debut weekend of $30 million.

“We’re so excited to offer this exclusive opportunity for guests to return to the high-stakes world of the Ocean crew,
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Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of Tag In St. Louis

Tag opens in theaters on June 15 and Wamg has your passes to the advance screening in St. Louis.

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry: “You’re It!”

This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming…and he’s ready.

Based on a true story, the New Line Cinema comedy “Tag” shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

“Tag” is directed by Jeff Tomsic (Comedy Central’s “Broad City”), with a starring ensemble cast led by Ed Helms, Jake Johnson (TV’s “New Girl”), Annabelle Wallis (“The Mummy
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Emmy Contenders for Sound Create New Aural Landscapes

Sound in television has, arguably, always played second fiddle to the images. And as with other sound professionals on the top contending shows in the sound categories, Dean Hurley, supervising sound editor on Showtime’s “Twin Peaks,” worked hard to craft a cinematic aural landscape despite challenges ranging from “the usual technical ones,” as he puts it, to the accelerated post schedules of today’s TV shows.

David Lynch likes to take his time with sound, and it was hard working within the conventions of a TV series and allowing him the usual freedom he enjoys,” says Hurley, who’s worked for Lynch for 13 years.
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Say Goodbye to Your Childhood - Netflix Is Getting Rid of a Ton of Disney Movies

Every month, Netflix goes through its catalog and purges a few titles, but I have to say, next month is going to hit me especially hard. In May, the streaming service is getting rid of a ton of my favorite Disney Channel original movies. The Cheetah Girls franchise? Gone. The Camp Rock movies? No more. Even underrated hits like Jump In! and Read It and Weep are being scrubbed from Netflix. The only solace I have is that High School Musical 3 - arguably the best HSM movie - will be available soon. Get ready to say goodbye to your childhood as these Disney movies (and many more classics) disappear from your queue forever.

Related: Stock Up on Popcorn, Because Here's Every Binge-Able Title Coming to Netflix in April May 1

Bridget Jones's Diary

Casper

Chappie

Charlotte's Web

Field of Dreams

Goodfellas

Ocean's Eleven

Sahara

Silent Hill

The Exorcism of Emily
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The 20 Best Films Directed By Women in the 21st Century

Women have struggled to get respect and equality in the workplace throughout history. Film is just one of the areas where women have had to prove themselves. The 21st century has found successful female film directors who are accepted and awarded for their outstanding work.  With Wonder Woman making such a splash in films this year we decided to take a look at other influential and amazing films that are directed by women. Here are our picks for the 20 best films directed by women in the 21st century. The Hurt Locker Katheryn Bigelow won the Academy Award for Best

The 20 Best Films Directed By Women in the 21st Century
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Eiza Gonzalez, Lucy Fry-starring 'Highway' acquired by Carnaby (exclusive)

Carnaby International will handle international sales, with CAA and Verve Ventures co-repping North American rights.

Highway, the thriller from Lotus Eaters director Alexandra McGuinness, has been picked up for international sales by UK outfit Carnaby International. CAA and Verve Ventures are co-repping rights for North America.

Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver) and Lucy Fry (Bright) star with Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor), Christian Camargo (The Hurt Locker), Blake Berris (Breaking Bad), Sheila Vand (Argo) and Antonia Campbell-Hughes (Bright Star).

Written and directed by McGuinness and now in post-production, the film follows two women who live in a small desert town that has
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It’s Time for Action, Not Promises, to Get More Women in Filmmaking (Guest Column)

In recent months, media accounts of sexual harassment scandals and eye-popping pay disparities have given way to stories about “tectonic” shifts in the film industry. The sheer volume and often contradictory nature of the coverage on the issue of women working in film have created the simultaneous feelings that everything has changed and nothing has changed.

An ad campaign for Rolex watches touts Kathryn Bigelow as one of the “masters of cinema,” yet she is the only woman to have ever won a director Oscar. A help line now exists for those who have been sexually harassed, yet the fate
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It’s Time for Action, Not Promises, to Get More Women in Filmmaking (Guest Column)

In recent months, media accounts of sexual harassment scandals and eye-popping pay disparities have given way to stories about “tectonic” shifts in the film industry. The sheer volume and often contradictory nature of the coverage on the issue of women working in film have created the simultaneous feelings that everything has changed and nothing has changed.

An ad campaign for Rolex watches touts Kathryn Bigelow as one of the “masters of cinema,” yet she is the only woman to have ever won a director Oscar. A help line now exists for those who have been sexually harassed, yet the fate of many high-profile offenders remains undecided. Representatives of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — which has issued charges of gender discrimination against the big studios — continue to negotiate with executives, but there is no (public) word of a resolution.

In the midst of this uncertainty, one reality remains clear. The percentages
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