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Oldman is a tour de force in new Darkest Hour trailer

Fans of Gary Oldman may rejoice, for this year may finally be the year the acclaimed actor begins to gather the awards he has been denied for years with his stirring performance in DARKEST HOUR. Oldman has been receiving wild acclaim for his work as Winston Churchill in Joe Wright ’s biopic about the famed Prime Minister’s actions during WWII, and the movie itself got...
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09.28.2017
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Review: Darkest Hour (TIFF)

PLOT: Newly appointed prime minister Winston Churchill ( Gary Oldman ) tries desperately to mobilize parliament against the on-coming Nazi onslaught in the early days of WW2. REVIEW: Joe Wright ' s DARKEST HOUR and Christopher Nolan ' s DUNKIRK compliment each other quite well. While you never see the actual evacuation of Dunkirk in Wright's film, much of it...
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09.15.2017
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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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09.05.2017
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Gary Oldman is Winston Churchill in first Darkest Hour trailer

Gary Oldman has graced audiences for years by portraying a wide swath of diverse and complex characters. But more often than not he’s the supporting player (HARRY POTTER, THE DARK KNIGHT trilogy), even though we know full well he can command the screen when given a leading role (DRACULA, TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY). With his new movie, DARKEST HOUR, Oldman is playing the role of...
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07.13.2017
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Joe Wright's Hanna TV adaptation gets straight-to-series order for Amazon

Back in March, we reported that Joe Wright 's assassination thriller HANNA starring Saoirse Ronan , Eric Bana , and Cate Blanchett was being eyed for a television series adaptation . Today, we've learned that Amazon Studios has granted a straight-to-series order for HANNA from David Farr , who co-wrote the 2011 original film.  Farr, who recently adapted...
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05.23.2017
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Joe Wright & Saoirse Ronan's Hanna is being adapted into a TV series

Dammit. I could kick myself right now for never having made the time to watch Joe Wright 's assassination thriller HANNA starring  Saoirse Ronan , Eric Bana , and Cate Blanchett . I don't know why I never got around to it, I suppose it just sort of fell into obscurity along with several other films I probably should have seen by now. Anyway, NBC Universal International...
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03.09.2017
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The UnPopular Opinion: Pan

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**** There are certain formulas that are prevalent in...
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01.12.2017
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Get a look at Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in the drama Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman has one of the most diverse résumés of any actor working today. He's played criminals, a wizard, a police commissioner, Dracula and even an animated peacock. But one character you don’t see on that list is a big guy who smokes a cigar and ponders the meaning of life while staring out a bay window. Oh, well it looks like I have spoken too soon....
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11.07.2016
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Gary Oldman in talks to play Winston Churchill in Joe Wright's Darkest Hour

Deadline is reporting that the one and only Gary Oldman is in talks to star as Winston Churchill in the World War II drama DARKEST HOUR. Joe Wright (PAN, HANNA) will direct the Working Title production from a script by THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING scribe Anthony McCarten , who is also producing with Lisa Bruce and Working Title co-chiefs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and filming is...
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04.15.2016
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Joe Wright doing a Black Mirror episode with Bryce Dallas Howard & Alice Eve

After bringing myself up to speed on all things BLACK MIRROR, courtesy of the wonders of Netflix, I'm down for whatever the new episodes of the series will bring forth. The highly accalaimed tech-fi anthology is being brought back for a fresh run of 12 episodes on Netflix, and it appears Joe Wright , Bryce Dallas Howard and Alice Eve will be part of that process. Wright,...
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02.10.2016
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Pan failures may have cost Joe Wright his next directing job

It's been reported that Warner Bros. might lose as much as $150 million on its critically panned PAN, and according to The Wrap , the film's box office failures may have also cost Joe Wright his next directing gig. Insiders tell the site that earlier this month Wright was in negotiations to direct Lionsgate's planned Julius Caesar flick EMPEROR, however those talks...
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10.28.2015
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Review: Pan

  PLOT: In WW2-era London, young Peter (Levi Miller) is snatched from his orphanage and sent to Neverland, where he’s made a slave under the evil pirate Blackbeard ( Hugh Jackman ). With the help of a roguish fellow prisoner, James Hook ( Garrett Hedlund ) Peter escapes his fate and discovers a tribe of warriors led by Tiger Lily ( Rooney Mara ) and her father, who believe...
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10.07.2015
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