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Sam Raimi and Danny Elfman Reflect on How Marvel Universe Has ‘Exploded’ Since ‘Spider-Man’

It has been 20 years since Sam Raimi‘s “Spider-Man” changed Hollywood forever, proving that the superhero movie genre offers the opportunity for

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What’s Coming to Disney Plus in December 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, Disney Plus is adding heaps of new titles for the holiday season. Subscribers can ring in the season with holiday programs i

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‘Crows Are White’ Review: Irreverent Muslim-Born Filmmaker Looks for Answers Among Marathon Monks

A fresh new voice in nonfiction filmmaking, Ahsen Nadeem never intended to make the doc that became “Crows Are White” as deeply, disarmingly perso

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Jonathan Wolf to Step Down From American Film Market – Film News in Brief

IFTA (The Independent Film & Television Alliance) announced Tuesday that American Film Market managing director Jonathan Wolf would step down when his

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23 Best Movies New to Streaming in May: ‘Sonic 2,’ ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ and More

Once you’re done streaming “The Batman” on HBO Max for the umpteenth time, it’s time to direct your attention to all of the new offerings on s

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Will Smith’s ‘Emancipation’ Shifting to 2023, Apple Eyes New Date After Slap (EXCLUSIVE)

Don’t expect an “Emancipation” for Oscar winner Will Smith in 2022. Originally expected to drop on the fall festival circuit later this year, th

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Variety to Honor Pathé With Achievement in Int’l Film Award at Cannes Film Festival

Variety will honor French entertainment giant Pathé with its Achievement in Intl. Film Award on May 20 at the Cannes Film Festival. The oldest of the

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‘Doctor Strange 2’ Star Elizabeth Olsen on How Scarlett Johansson Taught Her to Be a Superhero

In “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” longtime Marvel Cinematic Universe hero Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) is at her most complex,

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Mike De Luca, Pam Abdy in Talks to Join Warner Bros. Discovery (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran producer Michael De Luca and his partner Pamela Abdy are in talks to join Warner Bros. Discovery as film executives, multiple insiders familia

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Patrick Stewart on Playing Charles Xavier Again in ‘Doctor Strange 2’: ‘I Was a Little Unsure at First’

Ever since Patrick Stewart’s singular voice rang out in the Super Bowl trailer for Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,

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Michelle Pfeiffer Headlines ‘Wild Four O’Clocks’ By ‘The Batman’ Writer Peter Craig

Michelle Pfeiffer will star in “Wild Four O’Clocks,” which marks the directorial debut of Peter Craig, who wrote Robert Pattinson’s “The Bat

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Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen’s ‘Crimes of the Future’ Trailer Is Bloody and Sickening

Welcome back, David Cronenberg. Neon has debuted the official trailer for the filmmaker’s “Crimes of the Future,” which is set to compete for th

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Ann Dowd Starring in Thriller ‘The Undertaker’s Children’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ann Dowd will star in “The Undertaker’s Children.” The thriller is currently in pre-production. The Exchange will introduce the title to buyers

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‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Star Stephanie Hsu Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

CAA has signed rising star Stephanie Hsu for representation. Already a SAG Award winner for her work as Mei on “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Hsu ha

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‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Rules as U.K. Box Office Touches $120 Million in April

The total U.K. and Ireland box office in April this year was £96.9 million ($119.2 million), according to numbers for the month released by Comscore.

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Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Opens to Astonishing $36 Million in Previews

This sorcerer still reigns supreme. Disney and Marvel’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” earned a formidable $36 million in Thursda

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‘1917’s’ George MacKay, ‘Candyman’s’ Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Set to Star in Drag Queen Revenge Thriller ‘Femme’

“1917’s” George MacKay and “Candyman” actor Nathan Stewart-Jarrett are set to star in drag queen thriller “Femme.” The feature, which is

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Films Boutique Boards Cannes-Bound Films by Albert Serra, Maryam Touzani, Ariel Escalante Meza, João Pedro Rodrigues (EXCLUSIVE)

Films Boutique (“Lunana, a Yak in the Classroom”) has acquired four films set to world premiere at Cannes, including Albert Serra (“The Death of

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Arachnophobia Horror ‘Sting’ to Be Unleashed on Cannes Buyers

Arachnophobes, beware, you’re in for a scare. A new horror about a super-sized spider is hitting the Croisette from Cornerstone Films, which will ha

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‘All My Puny Sorrows’ Review: Two Sisters Debate the Merits of Living in a Sincere But Stilted Grief Drama

Miriam Toews’ 2014 novel “All My Puny Sorrows” thrives on the kind of fraught tonal whiplash that comes with the most intimate of relationships

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