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Paolo Sorrentino’s Loro Will Make You Feel Complicit

How a political film should aim to make you feel is a tricky question. There’s the Ken Loach approach, worthy and moving but, in this overcrowded landscape, arguably not fashioned to persuade (or even attract) those viewers not already on-side, and there’s the fast-paced Armando Iannucci satire, in which hypocrisies are gleefully punctured and the […]

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TIFF 2019: Hustlers Showcases Sisterhood at the Expense of Wall Street and I Love to See It

HustlersScreenshot: STXfilms (YouTube) America can be a dog-eat-dog world, but what if the hungriest dogs are bad bitches? Hustlers stars Constance Wu (as Destiny), Jennifer Lopez (as Ramona), Julia Stiles (as magazine reporter, Elizabeth), Lili Reinhart (as Annabelle) and KeKe Palmer (as Mercedes). Cardi B and Lizzo make quick, yet memorable appearances, as well. Advertisement […]

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Nic Cage Wants to Make a Movie with ‘Midsommar’ Director Ari Aster

It looks like actor-slash-“Purple Rain” karaoke legend Nicolas Cage loved Hereditary and Midsommar just as much as the rest of us—because now he wants to work with director Ari Aster on a new movie, IndieWire reports. Cage sat down for an interview at Toronto International Film Festival to discuss his career, how he chooses his […]

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Kerry Washington, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx to Keynote 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Kerry Washington (left) on July 31, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Ca.; Michael B. Jordan on August 06, 2019 in Los Angeles, Ca.; Jaime Foxx on May 13, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Rachel Luna (Getty Images), Dominik Bindl (Getty Images) The “we” in “We The North” may consist of three […]

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Joaquin Phoenix’s First Acting Award For ‘Joker’ Has Been Announced

Warner Bros. Warner Bros. recently took the first step towards Oscar success by opting to premiere Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix and directed by Todd Phillips, at the Toronto International Film Festival and Venice Film Festival. At the latter event, the film will compete for the coveted Golden Lion award, and at the former festival, Phoenix […]

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