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Birth of a Nation: Inspirational Journey to the Screen

That this movie got made is a kind of miracle. There was no previous business or artistic model that fit this film.

Birth of a Nation: Nate Parker States Standpoint of Ignorance Regarding his Initial Reaction

I was acting as if I was the victim, and that’s wrong. I was acting as if I was the victim because I felt like, my only thought was I’m innocent and everyone needs to know. I didn’t even think for a second about her–Nat Parker to Ebony

Wave, The: Norway’s Entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar Film Wins Best Feature Award

August 26, 2016–Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s Louder than Bombs, which in 2015 was Norway’s first Cannes Competition entry in 36 years, won four Norwegian national film prizes, dubbed the Amandas,  August 26 on the closing night of the 44th Norwegian International Film Fest in Haugesund, Norway. The prize for best feature went to The Wave from Norwegian director […]

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Trailer

Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Starring Casey Affleck, Kyle Chandler, and Michelle Williams. Roadside Attractions releasing on November 18, 2016.

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Snowden: Oliver Stone Version of Edward Snowden Controversial Figure

“We wanted to explore where Snowden had come from, what he was doing inside the agencies he worked for, and what made him the one to go public. How did he do it? Did he recognize the cost before he did it?” Stone says.

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Hollywood 2016: 20 Highest Paid Actors

According to Forbes, Dwayne Johnson is the world’s highest-paid actor.

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Birth of a Nation: Inspirational Journey to the Screen

That this movie got made is a kind of miracle. There was no previous business or artistic model that fit this film.

Magnificent Seven (1960): Revisiting John Sturges Cult Classic

John Sturges’ version of Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece, The Seven Samurai is a successful westernized remake, boasting a stellar cast, headed by Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen.

Toni Erdmann: Marlen Ade’s Cannes Fest Film Wins Fipresci’s Best Feature of 2016

Maren Ade’s “Toni Erdmann” Wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2016

IXCANUL: Guatemala’s Entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar–in Theaters Now

IXCANUL, directed by Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala’s entry for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, receives theatrical release.