Julia Roberts: Best Years of Her Career and Life–Indie Feature Ben Is Back, Amazon Series Homecoming

Julia Roberts, the Oscar winner and multiple nominee has two high-profile projects this fall that are also passion projects: Amazon Series Homecoming (streaming in November and December) and Indie Feature Ben Is Back (December 7). Age and Beauty The title Pretty Woman, the 1990 romantic comedy that put her on the map as a major […]

Hollywood 2018: James Farrell, Head of Amazon Studios International Originals

Farrell will lead the international original teams in Japan, India, Europe, Mexico and Brazil as well as future locations.

Oscar 2019: Rona, Azim’s Mother–Afghan Entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar

Rona, Azim’s Mother is a 2018 Afghan drama, written and directed by Jamshid Mahmoudi. It was selected as the Afghan entry for the 2019 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. Cast Mohsen Tanabandeh as Azi Fereshteh Hosseini as Ron Mojtaba Pirzadeh as Faroogh Running Time: 89 Minutes Share this:

BEN IS BACK – Trailer

Written and directed by Peter Hedges. Starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges. Roadside Attractions releasing on December 7, 2018.

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Bad Times at the El Royale: Starring Chris Hemsworth

I don’t really think about actors when I’m writing, but every time I finish a script I look at it and the first thing I think is, “Who could Chris Hemsworth play?”–Drew Goddard

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Joy: Sex Traffic Drama from Austrian-Iranian director Sudabeh Morteza Wins Top Award

Joy, a drama about Nigerian migrant sex workers, from Austrian-Iranian director Sudabeh Morteza, won the top award at the 2019 BFI London Film Fest.

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Julia Roberts: Best Years of Her Career and Life–Indie Feature Ben Is Back, Amazon Series Homecoming

Julia Roberts, the Oscar winner and multiple nominee has two high-profile projects this fall that are also passion projects: Amazon Series Homecoming (streaming in November and December) and Indie Feature Ben Is Back (December 7). Age and Beauty The title Pretty Woman, the 1990 romantic comedy that put her on the map as a major […]

Gotham Awards 2018: Nominations in All Categories

First Reformed, a drama about a priest who questions his faith played by Ethan Hawke, scored the most nominations for the 2018 Gotham Awards, the annual event in New York honoring independent film. Written and directed by vet Paul Schrader, the film won in three categories: best feature, best actor (for Hawke) and best screenplay. […]

Beautiful Boy: Beautiful Commercial Appeal

Beautiful Boy, starring Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell, opened strongly with $221,437 at four locations for Amazon Studios–an impressive $55,359 per-theater.

Front Runner, The: Interview with Star Hugh Jackman, Oscar Hopeful for Playing Politician Gary Hart

I made the decision to go and see Gary Hart and he was gracious enough to allow me to stay with him in his home–Hugh Jackman