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Nicole Kidman Gets Adventurous in U.S. Trailer for Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen of the Desert’

Over two years after it premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, Werner Herzog‘s Queen of the Desert will finally be arriving in the United States. The adventure film tracks the story of legendary cartographer Gertrude Bell, a diplomatic explorer, who negotiated with Arab nations and helped establish the countries of Iraq and Jordan. Led by Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, James Franco, and Damian Lewis, ahead […]

New to Streaming: ‘Paterson,’ ‘Julieta,’ ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit platforms. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming titles […]

First Trailer for ‘Casting JonBenet’ Explores the Infamous Unsolved Murder Case

Around Christmas time (perhaps on the exact day) of 1996, the six-year-old JonBenét Patricia Ramsey was murdered in Boulder, Colorado and in the 20-plus years since, the perpetrator has yet to be found. Containing the ingredients to become a run-away hit for Netflix, Casting JonBenet takes an intriguing angle with exploring the infamous unsolved murder. […]

NYC Weekend Watch: Sci-Fi Essentials, British New Wave, Cross-Dressing & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]

Kristen Wiig Joins Cate Blanchett in Richard Linklater’s ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette?’

After a fairly under-the-radar production last fall, Richard Linklater will return this year with his The Last Detail sequel Last Flag Flying starring Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, and Laurence Fishburne. We’ve recently heard it’s already been completed, so a debut could be in the works as early as Cannes Film Festival, but meanwhile the director is quickly […]

Tom Waits, Elizabeth Moss & More Join David Lowery’s ‘The Old Man and the Gun’

Could David Lowery have two of the year’s finest films? After coming to Sundance Film Festival with the best feature of the fest, A Ghost Story (our review), he’s starting production on his follow-up, The Old Man and the Gun, early next month, which could give him more than enough time to sneak it out by […]

The Film Stage Roundtable Ep. 18 – Theatrical Distractions

Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Roundtable, a spin-off podcast from the madmen who bring you The Film Stage Show. On this show, we discuss two theatrical-minded topics: our thoughts on food in movie theaters and assigned seating. Give a listen, and then share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. Let us know […]

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Knick’ is Ending After Two Seasons

After two incredible seasons of The Knick, Steven Soderbergh expressed hope early last year that his medical drama would return with a brand-new cast for perhaps four more seasons. “It was always conceived in two-year chunks,” he said. “The writers met yesterday to talk about what year three and four would look like — when would it […]

First Red Band Trailer for Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

His 2008 dark comedy In Bruges topped our list of the best comedies of the century so far and now writer-director Martin McDonagh is finally returning five years after Seven Psychopaths with a new film. Ahead of a release later this year by Fox Searchlight, the first trailer for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri  has arrived, but be […]

Watch a 40-Minute Special on the Return of David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’

After the involvement of 217 actors bringing to life over 400 pages of script across a 142-day shoot, we are now less than two months away from the return of David Lynch‘s Twin Peaks. We’ll be tuning in regardless, so like many, we want to see as little as possible before May 21st, and thankfully Showtime […]