The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominations for the best writing in film for 2014. The biggest surprise may be the inclusion of Guardians of the Galaxy.
For the complete list of nominations for original, adapted and documentary screeplays, follow the jump.
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The Producers Guild of America has released their nominations for best film and longform comedy and dramatic television productions of 2014. For a complete list of niominees, follow the jump.
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Sony Pictures Classics has released a new trailer for Foxcatcher – the tragic true story of John DuPont and the Olympic gold medal wrestlers Mark and Dave Schultz, directed by Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball).
Foxcatcher is slated for a November 14 release and has amassed a lot of critical buzz for all three leads – Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell (I saw it at the Calgary International Film Festival where it closed the festival to much applause) . Check out the new trailer after the jump.
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After seeing twenty films in eight days, I can confirm that Movie Maker got it right. The 15th Calgary International Film Festival was definitely an crowd pleaser. Featuring World, North American and Canadian premieres (in the case of The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, pictured above – both the 2D and 3D North American premieres), as well as films with huge awards buzz (like Whiplash and Foxcatcher), and an emphasis on Canadian and Albertan films, CIFF’s programmers put together a selection that genuinely had something for everyone.
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I am about to do something crazy – over the course of eleven days, between September 18th and 28th, I am going to try to see way too many movies from around the world and tell you about them.
Why? Because the Calgary International Film Festival is about to begin – and because, although it may not have the cachet of the Toronto International Film Festival, it has, over fourteen editions, provided a host of noteworthy films that have gone on to win awards, rack up critical acclaim and achieve hit or cult status everywhere. More following the jump.
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There’s a creepy new trailer for Sony Pictures Classics’ Foxcatcher that looks the relationship between Olympic wrestling Gold Medal winner Mark Schultz and John du Pont, who invites Schultz to move to the du Pont estate to help train a team for the 1988 Seoul Olympics – and how Mark’s older brother Dave soon becomes du Pont’s obsession, leading to murder.
Check out the trailer after the jump. Foxcatcher premieres November 14th.
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In advance of its premiere at Cannes, today, Sony Pictures Classics has released a teaser trailer for Foxcatcher – the true story of Olympic champion wrestling brothers Mark (Channing Tatum) and Dave (Mark Ruffalo) Schultz and their eccentric coach, John DuPont (Steve Carell), heir to the DuPont fortune, and how that relationship led to murder.
Foxcatcher premieres on November 14th.. Follow the jump to check out the trailer.
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