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Stream Guide: Fantastic Mr. Fox & The Killing Of A Sacred Deer (April 6th, 2018)

FANTASTIC MR. FOX on MAX GO With Wes Anderson’s latest stop animation film, “Isle Of Dogs,” now in theaters, it is only fitting that his 2009 of the same medium, “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” lands at the top of the films that are available on a streaming platform this week. With the ensemble voice case of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem … Read More Stream Guide: Fantastic Mr. Fox & The Killing Of A Sacred Deer (April 6th, 2018)

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Tuesday Releases: Daddy’s Home 2, The Florida Project, & The Star

FEBRUARY 20TH, 2018 New Releases Daddy’s Home 2 The Florida Project Mom And Dad Same Kind Of Different As Me The Star

2018 Oscars Challenge: [2] “The Florida Project” – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WILLEM DAFOE “The Florida Project” Director: Sean Baker Producers: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch, Kevin Chinoy, Andrew Duncan, Alex Saks, Francesca Silvestri, & Shih-Ching Tsou Writers: Sean Baker & Chris Bergoch Cinematography: Alexis Zabe Editor: Sean Baker Distributors: A24 Release Date: October 6, 2017 Run-time: 109 minutes CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: Willem Dafoe portrays Bobby Hicks, the brusque yet warm-hearted manager of a budget motel who often finds … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [2] “The Florida Project” – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Indiana Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film: “Lady Bird” Best Director: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan – “Lady Bird” Best Actor: Harry Dean Stanton – “Lucky” Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Animated Feature: “Coco” Best Foreign Language Film: “Faces Places” Best Documentary: “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992” Best Original Screenplay: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Indiana Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

Sure, “The Florida Project” can win Best Picture and Willem Dafoe can yet again win for his supporting role in that film. Sure, “Get Out” can win another screenplay award and Laurie Metcalf can continue to clinch her Oscar nomination. And sure, even Roger Deakins can win for Cinematography and “Baby Driver” can win for Best Film Editing. Even Margot Robbie can grab another … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

“The Florida Project” gets another Best Picture win as does Willem Dafoe for Best Supporting while Greta Gerwig wins another Best Director award for “Lady Bird,” as does her Supporting lady. “The Breadwinner” beats out “Coco” again for Best Animated Feature. Best Picture: “The Florida Project” Best Director: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Actor: Daniel … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 New York Film Critics Online Awards

The New York Film Critics Online shake things up a bit, with “Mudbound” sharing the top spot with “The Florida Project.” “Mudbound” also takes Best Director and Best Ensemble Cast. “The Florida Project” only grabs Best Supporting Actor again for Willem Dafoe. Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour”) wins another one as does Allison Janney (“I, Tonya”) and Margot Robbie joins her co-star with a win … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 New York Film Critics Online Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

With AFI’s top 10 list out this afternoon, we see many of the same films that have been grabbing critics awards, including “The Post,” “Lady Bird,” “Call Me By Your Name,” and “The Florida Project,” which just picked one up this morning from the Detroit film critics. “Get Out,” “The Shape Of Water,” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” are not huge surprises, but … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

Four critics groups have now announced their Best Pictures and with that we’ve gotten four different Best Pictures. “The Post,” “Lady Bird,” “Call Me By Your Name,” and now “The Florida Project” have all been announced as the Best Pictures of the Year, three of which are indies. What this says about the wide open Oscar season is anyone’s guess. Sean Baker follows suit … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Broadcast Film Critics Association Award Nominees

BEST PICTURE “The Big Sick” “Call Me by Your Name” “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk” “The Florida Project” “Get Out” “Lady Bird” “The Post” “The Shape of Water” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”   BEST DIRECTOR Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” Martin McDonagh – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk” Luca Guadagnino – “Call Me … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Broadcast Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: BFI’s Sight & Sound Top 25 Films of 2017

The British Film Institute has released their list of the top 25 films of the year. “Get Out” tops the list with other Oscar hopefuls like “Call Me By Your Name,” “Dunkirk,” “The Florida Project,” “The Shape Of Water,” and “Mudbound” landing on the list as well. 1. “Get Out” – Jordan Peele 2. “Twin Peaks: The Return” – Mark Frost, David Lynch 3. … Read More Oscars Watch: BFI’s Sight & Sound Top 25 Films of 2017

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Oscars Watch: 33rd Independent Spirit Award Nominees

The Film Independent Spirit Awards, founded in 1984, are awards dedicated to independent filmmakers. BEST FEATURE “Call Me By Your Name” “Get Out” “The Florida Project” “Lady Bird” “The Rider” BEST FIRST FEATURE “Columbus” “Ingrid Goes West” “Menashe” “Oh Lucy” “Patty Cake$” JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD “A Ghost Story” “Dayveon” “Life and Nothing More” “Most Beautiful Island” “Transfiguration” BEST DIRECTOR Sean Baker – “The Florida … Read More Oscars Watch: 33rd Independent Spirit Award Nominees

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For Your Consideration 2017: A24

A GHOST STORY || With A Ghost Story, acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost (Academy Award-winner Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Academy Award-nominee Rooney Mara), only to find that in his … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: A24

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Oscars Watch: 27th IFP Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees

The IFP Gotham Awards, selected by distinguished juries and presented in New York City, the home of independent film, are the first honors of the film awards season. This public showcase honors the filmmaking community, expands the audience for independent films, and supports the work that IFP does behind the scenes throughout the year to bring such films to fruition. The ceremony will occur … Read More Oscars Watch: 27th IFP Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees

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Theatrical Releases: Blade Runner 2049 & The Mountain Between Us

BLADE RUNNER 2049 || Thirty years after Ridley Scott’s cult classic science fiction film, Academy Award nominated director Denis Villeneuve steps in to the sequel, starring Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, and the returning Harrison Ford, in what critics are already calling a masterpiece. THEATER MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE || Unless you have kids or call yourself one of the many bronies, the trailer … Read More Theatrical Releases: Blade Runner 2049 & The Mountain Between Us

New Trailer: The Florida Project – Official Trailer #1

THE FLORIDA PROJECT Synopsis: A precocious 6-year-old and her friends are homeless, living in extended-stay motels, but their summer is still filled with childhood wonder and adventure. Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberly Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera and Caleb Landry Jones Directed By: Sean Baker Release Date: October 6, 2017 Studio: A24