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Oscar Nominated Cinematographer Jost Vacano Reflects on the Pressures of Movie ‘Das Boot’ and the Duty to Fight for Your Vision

Jost Vacano, honored with a lifetime achievement award this year at the EnergaCamerimage cinematography fest, had his career breakthrough working with director Wolfgang Petersen on the 1981 hit…

Hasbro’s Rancor Toy Is Their Biggest Star Wars Black Series Figure Ever

Star Wars fans can now get their hands on the biggest Black Series action figure that Hasbro have created: the Rancor. The monstrous beast first seen in Return…

How ‘Eternals’ Establishes the MCU’s First Gay Superhero and Same-Sex Couple in a Movie: ‘It’s Life-Saving’

SPOILER WARNING: This story discusses a single scene in Marvel Studios’ “Eternals,” which opens in theaters on Nov. 5. At the world premiere for Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” on…

Jenny Lumet, Alex Kurtzman Launch New Production Company at CBS Studios Focused on BIPOC Stories

Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman are partnering on a new production company under the CBS Studios umbrella, Variety has learned. The company, 25 Stories, is being built around promoting…

Elizabeth Hurley Headlines ‘Christmas in the Caribbean’ From MSR Media

Elizabeth Hurley (“The Royals”) will star in romantic comedy “Christmas in the Carribbean.” Principal photography will commence this week in the islands of St Kitts and Nevis. The…

Hello Kitty Gets New 3D Animated Series From Kids First, Amazon Kids Plus – Global Bulletin

ANIMATION Kids First will collaborate with Amazon Kids Plus on a new original kids’ program set in the Hello Kitty universe titled “Hello Kitty: Super Style!” The new…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nicole Holofcener Reunite for Comedy ‘Beth and Don’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Nicole Holofcener will reunite on “Beth and Don,” a new comedy about a novelist whose marriage starts to deteriorate after she overhears her husband offering…

Marvel’s Eternals Review: A Sappy Superhero Soap Opera

The Marvel Cinematic Universe wades chin deep into a soap opera river of melodramatic tears. Eternals has a “family” of superheroes torn between love, loyalty, and duty in…

‘Lupin’ Star Omar Sy Reteams With Gaumont on War-Action Drama ‘Father & Soldier’ – AFM (EXCLUSIVE)

“Lupin” star Omar Sy is re-teaming with Gaumont on his big screen comeback with “Father & Soldier,” a politically minded WWI action-drama about family bonds and Africa’s forgotten…

‘Happy Valley’ to End After Third and Final Season, AMC Joins for North America

Hit BBC drama “Happy Valley” will come to an end after its third season. Sally Wainwright’s BAFTA-winning series — an early British drama success story that sold to…

Ji.hlava Documentary Festival Chief on Ramping Up Competition Section, Shifting Focus to Artisans

As the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival’s 25th-anniversary edition launches in the Czech Republic, fest director and founder Marek Hovorka shows no signs of complacency. Reformatted and streamlined…

Kate Bosworth, Thomas Kretschmann Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Sentinel’ Wraps Production, AFM Bound

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Tanel Toom (“Truth and Justice”) has wrapped production in Estonia on sci-fi thriller “Sentinel.” The film stars Kate Bosworth (“Force of Nature”), Thomas Kretschmann (“The Pianist”),…