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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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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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Secrets Run Deep in the Stillwater Trailer and Poster

Focus Features has released the official Stillwater trailer and poster, which preview the film opening in theaters on July 30, 2021. You can view the Stillwater 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 …

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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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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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Never Rarely Sometimes Always Review

For a long time complex subjects have had to be dealt with in allegory and obscurity, working around their subjects due to commercial and cultural sensitivities. There is a lot of artistic good which can come from that, requiring filmmakers to create subtle and understandable spaces for audiences to fill in rather than having everything …

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Emma Review: The New Adaptation of the Jane Austen Novel

How do we know a story is a classic? Is it by the sheer universality of the characters or dialogue to the point where they are referenced consistently in later works? Is it the insight and depth of the story and what it says about the human condition? Is it the fact that it has …

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Downton Abbey Review: Continuation, Repetition, Encapsulation

Continuation. Repetition. Encapsulation. In the realm of the TV translation to film, these are the three potential options for what the audience will receive. A continuation of the story from its last episode, potentially with greater stakes and changes to the status quo on offer. A repetition of the most loved story lines in order …

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