All hail Michael Fassbender's possessed 'Macbeth' in gorgeous new trailer

Posted by · 9:30 am · June 4th, 2015

Justin Kurzel’s imagery pops in the UK trailer for “Macbeth” starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.

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'Hateful Eight' looks good, but 'Lion' may be Harvey Weinstein's secret Oscar player

Posted by · 11:19 am · May 14th, 2015

Harvey Weinstein previewed The Weinstein Company’s 2015 slate in Cannes Thursday evening with films such as “The Hateful Eight,” “Lion,” “Southpaw,” “Tulip Fever,” “Adam Jones,” “Carol” and “Macbeth” making the assembled media take notice.

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The movies you need to pay attention to at Cannes 2015 and why

Posted by · 3:49 am · May 12th, 2015

19 films the world is waiting to premiere and why you should care about them including “Carol,” “Inside Out,” “Sicario,” “The Sea of Trees,” “Amy,” “The Lobster,” “Louder Than Bombs,” “Love” and more.

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How will the 2015 Cannes Film Festival set the stage for this year's Oscar race?

Posted by · 5:00 am · May 11th, 2015

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival commences Wednesday, May 13. With it comes the usual array of awards hopefuls that could end up on red carpet after red carpet by year’s end.

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25 most anticipated prestige films of 2015: 'Hateful Eight,' 'Knight of Cups,' 'Carol'

Posted by · 10:27 am · January 5th, 2015

A rundown of the 25 most anticipated prestige films that will make their mark on the festival or awards circuit in 2015 including “Silence,” The Hateful Eight,” “Carol,” “Knight of Cups” and more.

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