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Showtime Sets 1917 Premiere, Cybill Shepherd Joins I Love This for You

Showtime has announced the 1917 premiere date, that Cybill Shepherd will star in I Love This for You and revealed the Macho: The Hector Camacho Story trailer. The television premiere of the acclaimed, award-winning film 1917, directed and produced by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty), will air on Showtime on Thanksgiving Day, …

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1917 Digital and Blu-ray Release Dates Announced

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment today announced the 1917 Digital and Blu-ray release dates. The critically-acclaimed, multi-award winning action spectacle arrives on Digital March 10, 2020 (pre-order at Amazon) and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 24, 2020 (pre-order at Amazon). 1917 won Oscars for Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Mixing.  In 1917 at …

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Watch the Final Trailer for 1917, Opening on Christmas Day

In addition to the IMAX poster, Universal Pictures has brought online the final trailer for 1917, which will open in limited theaters on Christmas Day and will expand wide on January 10. Tickets are now available for pre-ordering at Fandango. Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of Skyfall, SPECTRE and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World …

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See More in the Exclusive 1917 IMAX Poster

Today, we’re getting a first look at the 1917 IMAX poster, which promises you’ll get to see up to 26% more picture in the large-format theaters. In addition to the 1917 IMAX poster, you can also watch an extended featurette on the Sam Mendes-directed film here. Opening in limited theaters on December 25th, the Universal Pictures release will arrive …

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Extended 1917 Featurette Takes Us Behind the Scenes

Universal Pictures has brought online an extended 1917 featurette that takes us behind the scenes of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes’ new film. The 1917 featurette clocks in at over 11 minutes and gives you a great look at the December 25 release. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (George …

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1917 Review: Sam Mendes Film Takes the Breath Away

As a war film, 1917 doesn’t have much in the way of new ideas to offer — and maybe there aren’t any for the genre now — but it’s so elegantly crafted it takes the breath away. The story is simple: a pair of infantrymen have been given a message to deliver across nine treacherous …

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1917 Short Film Contest Launched to Promote Sam Mendes Film

NBCUniversal and Ideas United have partnered to produce a 1917 short film submission contest targeting emerging filmmakers. The contest will promote Universal Pictures’ new film 1917, from Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes. Set at the height of World War I, the film follows two British soldiers, in real time, on a seemingly impossible mission, in a race against the clock, …

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Casting the Two Main 1917 Soldiers in Sam Mendes’ World War I Epic

Another important aspect of Sam Mendes’ 1917 besides the amazing camerawork to make it all a single shot is the two soldiers that the story follows. The two 1917 soldiers include Schofield, played by George MacKay, and Blake, played by Dean-Charles Chapman. MacKay is the better known of the two actors, having co-starred with Viggo Mortensen …

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1917: Sam Mendes, Roger Deakins and Others on Bringing WWI Back to Life

Last week, VitalThrills.com attended a special New York Comic Con panel held by Universal Pictures to preview Sam Mendes’ upcoming World War I film 1917, which will be released on Christmas Day. Mendes was joined on the panel by co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns, producer Pippa Harris, cinematographer Roger Deakins and two of the primary cast: George MacKay …

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The New Trailer for Sam Mendes’ 1917 from New York Comic Con

Following its debut at the New York Comic Con, Universal Pictures has brought online the new trailer for Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes’ 1917, which opens in theaters on December 25. If you missed it previously, you can still watch the new featurette in which it’s revealed that the film is one continuous shot. At the height …

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New 1917 Featurette Shows How the Film Is One Continuous Shot

DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures have brought online a new 1917 featurette which shows how the movie was shot in one continuous take! From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes, 1917 follows two young British soldiers (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay; Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) on a single day at the height of World War I. At the height of …

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1917 Panel Announced for the New York Comic Con

DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures today announced that the 1917 panel at the New York Comic Con will take place on Thursday, October 3 at the AMC 34th Street Theatre from 4pm – 5pm. Step behind the scenes of the thrilling new epic with Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of Skyfall and American Beauty, legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins, producer Pippa …

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1917 Trailer Featuring George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman

DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures have debuted the official 1917 trailer, which previews the new film from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes. 1917 follows two young British soldiers (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay; Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) on a single day at the height of World War I. At the height of the First World War, two …

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DreamWorks Pictures to Begin Principal Photography on 1917

DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures announced today that principal photography on 1917 commenced on April 1, 2019. Written and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes, the film follows two young British soldiers (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay; Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) on a single day at the height of World War I. Joining MacKay and …

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