Game of Thrones: HBO Series Dominates 2019 Emmy Nominations

Game of Thrones dominated nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards, earning a record 32 nominations and putting HBO on top again. The series, which recently aired its final season, was the most-nominated program.

Just Mercy: Civil Rights Drama, Starring Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan’s civil rights drama Just Mercy will be released for awards considerations in December.

Papicha: Algeria’s Official Entry for the Best International Film Oscar

Algeria has selected Mounia Meddour’s Papicha as its official contender for the best international film category.

MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL – Trailer

Directed by Joachim Rønning. Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Walt Disney Pictures releasing on October 18, 2019.

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Farewell, The: Lulu Wang’s Serio-Comedy Starring Awkwafina

The Farewell captures both complex and complicated multi-generational Chinese-American family dynamics in a poignant film about the impact of traditionalism on the present and the future of its young characters.

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Personal History of David Copperfield: Opener of BFI London Film Fest, October 2

The 63rd BFI London Film Festival announced today that this year’s Opening Night gala will be The Personal History of David Copperfield, directed by the multi-award-winning writer, filmmaker and broadcaster Armando Iannucci and starring BAFTA Award winner Dev Patel as David Copperfield.

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Game of Thrones: HBO Series Dominates 2019 Emmy Nominations

Game of Thrones dominated nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards, earning a record 32 nominations and putting HBO on top again. The series, which recently aired its final season, was the most-nominated program.

Elvis: Renewed Interest in the King–Several Films in the Works

Docus and features in the works: Why the sudden interest now in Elvis

Lion King: Directed by Jon Favreau

Is it live action or animation? “It’s hard to explain. It’s like magic. We’re reinventing the medium. But we’re not reinventing the story”–Favreau

Cortese, Valentina: Oscar Nominated Italian Actress (Day for Night) Dies at 96

Valentina Cortese, prolific Italian actress who was Oscar nominate for her work in a foreign film, Francois Truffaut’s 1973 French classic Day for Night, has died. She was 96.