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Stillwater Review: Matt Damon Stars in the Tom McCarthy Film

For nearly twenty years, Participant Media has been producing quality films that have been socially relevant while also striving to entertain and educate. Directors like Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Ana DuVernay, and Stillwater’s Tom McCarthy, under the Participant banner, have found award-winning success with films that feel relevant and urgent, but those filmmakers also know …

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Marcia Clark to Host True-Crime Podcast for Stillwater

Focus Features and L.A. Times Studios have partnered to launch the new podcast miniseries Convicted: Across Borders, to be hosted by renowned attorney and bestselling author Marcia Clark. The podcast, debuting in conjuction with the release of Focus’ new film Stillwater, is a special miniseries dedicated to the stories of crimes allegedly committed by Americans …

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Blue Bayou Trailer with Justin Chon and Alicia Vikander

Focus Features has revealed the trailer for Blue Bayou, opening in theaters on September 17, 2021. You can watch the trailer using the player below. An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon (Gook, Ms. Purple), Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family …

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Trailer for Anthony Bourdain Documentary Roadrunner

Focus Features has revealed the trailer and poster for Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, opening in theaters on July 16, 2021. It’s not where you go. It’s what you leave behind… Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly. Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain is an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how …

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Last Night in Soho Trailer Featuring McKenzie and Taylor-Joy!

Focus Features has released the official Last Night in Soho trailer, which previews the highly-anticipated new Edgar Wright film. You can watch the Last Night in Soho trailer using the player below and you’ll find the poster and more photos underneath. Focus Features previously announced that the movie will release in theaters on October 22, …

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Last Night in Soho Teaser Announces the Trailer Debut

With Anya Taylor-Joy hosting the Saturday Night Live season finale last night, Focus Features revealed a Last Night in Soho teaser that announces the first trailer is coming on Tuesday! You can watch the Last Night in Soho teaser using the player below and let us know what you think in the comments! Focus Features …

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The Trailer for Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers

Focus Features has released the official trailer for Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature The Sparks Brothers, opening in theaters on June 18, 2021. You can view the trailer and poster for the film below. How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Edgar Wright’s debut …

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Secrets Run Deep in the Stillwater Trailer and Poster

Focus Features has released the official trailer and poster for Stillwater, opening in theaters on July 30, 2021. You can view the trailer and poster by scrolling down. A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to …

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Free Screenings of Promising Young Woman on College Campuses

Focus Features has co-partnered with RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, and Campus Circle to host free screenings for college students of the five time Academy Award-nominated film Promising Young Woman on April 15, 2021. Focus, RAINN and Campus Circle hope to continue the conversation against sexual assault and violence on college campuses with the film …

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Check Out the New Profile Trailer from Timur Bekmambetov

Focus Features has released the official Profile trailer, which previews the Berlin Film Festival sensation from Timur Bekmambetov, the director behind the intense Angelina Jolie-led thriller Wanted. You can check out the Profile trailer in the player below. Focus Features will distribute the film domestically and has set a release date of Friday, May 14, …

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Focus Acquires Timur Bekmambetov Thriller Profile

Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to the thriller Profile, a Berlin Film Festival sensation from Timur Bekmambetov, the director behind the intense Angelina Jolie-led thriller Wanted. Focus Features will distribute the film domestically and has set a release date of Friday, May 14, 2021. Universal Pictures will distribute internationally, excluding CIS/Russia. The sale …

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Rylance, O’Brien, Deutch and Flynn to Star in The Outfit

Focus Features and FilmNation Entertainment announced today that they will begin production on crime drama The Outfit. The Outfit marks the feature directorial debut of Academy Award winner Graham Moore (The Imitation Game), who will direct from his own screenplay which is co-written with actor/writer Johnathan McClain (Mad Men). Academy Award winner Mark Rylance (The …

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Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers Acquired by Focus

Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers, from MRC Non-Fiction following a widely acclaimed debut at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Currently with a 100% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes, the film chronicles the decades-long career and influence of the enigmatic rock pop duo Sparks. …

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Land Review: Robin Wright’s Directorial Debut

Beautiful, sad and distant, Land is like the mountainous horizon would-be woodswoman Edee (Robin Wright) spends much of her time gazing at: a picture-perfect artifice which may be full of significance but is just as likely a mere empty view. On the surface it is an elegantly-paced tone poem of reflection, juxtaposing the uncaring beauty …

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Promising Young Woman Review: Carey Mulligan Takes Revenge

Promising Young Woman is a dive into the deep end of cynicism. That is not a pejorative or a negative. It is simply a statement of the reality viewed by its writer/director and the scores of individuals she is speaking for. A world where painful, life-changing events are passed off as ‘youthful indiscretions’ that a …

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Focus Features to Release Belfast, Land, and Boogie

Focus Features, which still has Promising Young Woman to go in 2020, has announced its 2021 plans to release Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast, Robin Wright’s Land and Eddie Huang’s Boogie. Belfast Focus Features announced today it has acquired the worldwide rights to Belfast. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh, Belfast is the humorous, …

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New Promising Young Woman Trailer, Poster and Release Date!

Focus Features today released a new Promising Young Woman trailer and poster. The Sundance Film Festival hit is set to open in domestic theaters on December 25. No word yet on a streaming release date. You can check out the new Promising Young Woman trailer and poster below, as well as stills from the upcoming …

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Larry Just Wants a Friend in the Come Play Trailer

Focus Features has revealed the trailer for Come Play, the Amblin horror movie coming to theaters on October 30, 2020. The movie is based on Jacob Chase’s short Larry, which you can also watch below. The film was directed and written by Chase (Stranger in the House). The producers include Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman. …

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Let Him Go Trailer Featuring Kevin Costner and Diane Lane

Focus Features today released the official Let Him Go trailer and shared the poster for the film, which will open in theaters on November 6, 2020. Universal Pictures International will release internationally. Written and directed by Thomas Bezucha, the suspense thriller stars Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Lesley Manville, Jeffrey Donovan, Kayli Carter, Booboo Stewart, and …

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The Way I See It Trailer Looks at Souza’s Photography of Former Presidents

Focus Features has released the trailer for The Way I See It, scheduled to open in theaters this September. Directed by Dawn Porter (John Lewis: Good Trouble), the documentary is based on Pete Souza’s Obama: An Intimate Portrait (check price at Amazon). The film comes from Academy Award, BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning producer Evan Hayes …

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