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Summer of Soul Doc Headed to Searchlight and Hulu

Winner of the Sundance Documentary Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award, Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) has landed with Searchlight Pictures and Disney General Entertainment’s BIPOC Creator initiative, led by Tara Duncan. The acquisition is for worldwide rights, with the film set for theatrical release as well as exclusively …

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Frances McDormand Takes a Walk in the Nomadland Teaser

Searchlight Pictures has released the teaser trailer and poster for Nomadland, written and directed by Chloé Zhao (The Rider, upcoming Marvel’s Eternals). The film stars Frances McDormand in her first role since winning the Oscar for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The movie also stars David Strathairn (Lincoln), Linda May, and Charlene Swankie. In the film, …

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Exploring the Wendigo Myth in the New Antlers Feature

As part of [email protected], Antlers director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Hostiles) and producer Guilermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) revealed a new featurette that talks about the wendigo myth. You can watch them talk about the wendigo myth in the video below and we’ve also included the [email protected] panel. Searchlight Pictures has scheduled the …

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The Call of the Wild and Downhill on Digital Friday, March 27

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that 20th Century Studios’ The Call of the Wild (order at Amazon) and Searchlight Pictures’ Downhill (order at Amazon) will be available to buy on Digital and on Movies Anywhere beginning March 27 in the U.S. Both films debuted in theaters in February. With cinemas currently impacted by closures, The …

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The New Personal History of David Copperfield Trailer and Poster

Following The Green Knight trailer from earlier this morning, Dev Patel is appearing in a second trailer for the day for The Personal History of David Copperfield. The Personal History of David Copperfield re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers – giving the Dickensian tale new life for a …

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Downhill Review: The Force Majeure Remake with Ferrell and Louis-Dreyfus

Even if Downhill wasn’t based on a unique (and acclaimed) Swedish film, it would suffer in comparison to everything around it. Being borne from something as unique as Force Majeure — and the singular vision behind it — puts any adaptation as a disadvantage. But at every turn, writer-directors Rash and Faxon (The Descendants) pick the wrong …

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The Trailer for Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch

Searchlight Pictures (previously known as Fox Searchlight Pictures) has revealed the trailer for writer/director Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, opening in theaters on July 24, 2020. In addition to the trailer, the studio has also provided us with first-look photos and the poster, which you can all view below. The French Dispatch stars Benicio del Toro, Adrien …

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