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Exclusive: Go under the sheet in this new A Ghost Story featurette

David Lowery 's A GHOST STORY has stood out as one of the best indie flicks of the year, using the premise of a woman grieving over her husband’s untimely death to explore the nature of time itself and our place in it. The film stars Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck and earned raves from critics and audiences ( read our review here ) and it stands with a terrific 92%...
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Casey Affleck to star as a farmer turned academic in Joe Wright's Stoner

Earlier today, it was announced that MANCHESTER BY THE SEA award-winning actor Casey Affleck has signed on to star in STONER, a film about a dirt poor farmer-turned-academic who emerges as an unlikely existential hero while making his way through the first half of the 20th century. Set to direct the feature for Blumhouse, Cohen Media Group and Film 4 is Joe...
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Ben Affleck in talks to direct brother Casey in Afghanistan war drama

Ben Affleck currently has his hands full as the reigning Batman, but that doesn’t mean he won’t take time to get behind the camera for another directorial effort. The actor/director is currently scouting several projects but one, in particular, could reunite him with his recently Oscar-minted baby brother – Casey Affleck . Word from the Tracking Board is...
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Review: A Ghost Story

A GHOST STORY was previously reviewed as part of our Sundance 2017 coverage. PLOT: The spirit of a deceased man ( Casey Affleck ) haunts the home he lived-in with his beloved wife ( Rooney Mara ). REVIEW: One of the Sundance Film Festival’s most unique categories is the “Next” section. Meant to spotlight daring narratives, it usually focuses on...
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Elisabeth Moss to produce & star in Typhoid Mary period drama Fever

MAD MEN alum and THE HANDMAIDEN'S TALE star Elisabeth Moss is joining forces with BBC America and Annappurna Television to develop a limited series adaptation of FEVER, a period drama based on Mary Beth Keane's novel of the same name. Moss, who is already set to star in the project, also holds the rights to the novel and will act as the program's executive...
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Redford & Affleck's Old Man and the Gun shoots for a US & UK release

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that the company has acquired North American and UK rights to Endgame Entertainment’s financed and produced true story OLD MAN AND THE GUN. The film, which has just wrapped production in Cincinnati, Ohio, is written and directed by David Lowrey (PETE'S DRAGON) and based on  a short story by...
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Netflix may revive Triple Frontier and offer Ben & Casey Affleck lead roles

Just weeks after Paramount Pictures, Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum dropped out of J.C. Chandor 's TRIPLE FRONTIER and seemingly shelved the movie for good, it appears that there may be some life left in the project after all. Deadline reports that there have been ongoing conversations with " several suitors " in regards to rescuing TRIPLE FRONTIER, and that the...
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First A Ghost Story trailer is haunting & transcendent

With Cinema Con going on we’ll be getting some new trailers, features and goodies about Hollywood’s biggest upcoming projects. The event is taking place at Caesar’s Palace in Vegas, for god sakes! But there are lots of smaller films coming our way too…much smaller films. One of those films that should definitely be on your radar is David Lowe ry’s...
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What's new on Blu-ray and DVD this month? (February 2017)

A new month brings a wealth of new Blu-ray and DVD releases, so now's a great time to prepare and see what we have ahead of us in the month of February! You can always head to our BLU-RAY AND DVD RELEASE DATES section for a more complete list, but in this column we'll go over some of the more popular titles hitting shelves over the next 4 weeks! February 7 We kick...
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Review: Manchester By The Sea

This was originally reviewed as part of our Sundance 2016 coverage. PLOT: A man ( Casey Affleck ) returns to his hometown following the death of his brother ( Kyle Chandler ) to take care of his teen-aged nephew (Lucas Hedges). REVIEW: Following the whopping $10 million acquisition of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA by Amazon Studios, it seems like writer-director Kenneth...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Interstellar

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I respect the hell out of Christopher Nolan . I...
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Casey Affleck dives into family drama in the Manchester by the Sea trailer

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA follows a man ( Casey Affleck ) who returns to his hometown following the death of his brother ( Kyle Chandler ) to take care of his teen-aged nephew (Lucas Hedges). Amazon Studios paid $10 million to acquire the rights for this flick, so you're probably not going to see too much promotion for its limited theatrical release, but here's a trailer that delivers some...
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