Tag: Film

Barry Jenkins Is the Perfect Director for the Alvin Ailey Biopic

Barry Jenkins, director of Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk, will be directing and executive producing the upcoming biopic of iconic choreographer Alvin Ailey, Deadline reports. His eponymous theater, founded in 1958 in New York City, introduced modern dance to generations of Black people, and continues to spread his vision today through professional shows, […]

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The ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Will Ruin Your Childhood Again

Most of the time, scary stories for kids aren’t actually supposed to be that scary. Are You Afraid of the Dark? was campy; Goosebumps had suspense and weird body horror but usually came to a neat and tidy ending; and the monsters in Aaahh!!! Real Monsters were actually pretty cute. But Scary Stories to Tell […]

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Here’s William H. Macy in ‘Up’ Except the House Is Carried by ‘Congrats Grad’ Balloons

Poor William H. Macy. He is one of the greatest character actors of his generation, but the man’s been going through a rough patch lately. He’s been stuck doing a TV show that’s been consistently terrible for the past half a decade; his wife, Felicity Huffman, has been indicted as part of that widespread college […]

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The Most Disastrous Cannes Walkouts of All Time, Ranked

When Abdellatif Kechiche screened his latest film, Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo, at Cannes on Thursday, hordes of people stormed out of the theater in disgust. Kechiche is known for making sexually explicit movies—he’s the same director who gave us Blue Is the Warmest Color—but he apparently outdid himself with this one. According to one critic, […]

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