Telluride Film Festival 2020 Will Move Forward, with an Extra Day for Safety — IndieWire

The 2020 edition of the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado is still happening, despite growing concerns in an industry that has this year seen festivals shutter left and right. 470 more words

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‘Young Sheldon’: HBO Max to Stream All Episodes of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Prequel — IndieWire

Bazinga! HBO Max has acquired the streaming rights to “Young Sheldon,” the prequel to the wildly popular “The Big Bang Theory.” The new streaming service, which launched on Wednesday, inked the deal with Warner Bros. 444 more words

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‘Rocky’ Documentary Narrated by Sylvester Stallone to Premiere On-Demand — IndieWire

The upcoming “Rocky” documentary narrated by franchise star Sylvester Stallone premieres on-demand on June 9. “40 Years of ‘Rocky:’ The Birth of a Classic,” written and produced by Derek Wayne Johnson, offers a deep-dive into the making of the original “Rocky” film as Stallone recalls his experiences working on the movie. 352 more words

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Fan Bingbing Sets Return with $70 Million Streaming Series After Two-Year Hiatus — IndieWire

Fan Bingbing is reportedly returning to the world of showbusiness with the period drama “Win the World,” a $70 million budgeted television series that will air on the Chinese video service Youku. 356 more words

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Safdie Brothers, Seth Rogen, Janelle Monáe, and More Donate to Bail Out Minneapolis Protesters — IndieWire

As civic unrest rages across the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Hollywood is throwing its weight, and its dollars, in support of protestors in Minneapolis who need to be bailed out of jail. 358 more words

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John Malkovich Initially Thought ‘Being John Malkovich’ Should’ve Been ‘Being Tom Cruise’ — IndieWire

It’s hard to imagine an American movie as weird as “Being John Malkovich” ever being made again. Looking back on director Spike Jonze’s quirky tale about the consequences of the discovery of a portal inside the title actor’s head, it’s just as outlandish now as it was in 1999. 409 more words

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Jimmy Kimmel Makes Emotional Plea for Americans to Vote Trump Out: ‘Enough Is Enough’ — IndieWire

On Friday evening Jimmy Kimmel used his global platform to pay tribute to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked nationwide riots and protests. 354 more words

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Ridley Scott Says ‘Alien’ Chestburster Scene Floored Stanley Kubrick — IndieWire

The gruesome chestburster centerpiece of Ridley Scott’s 1979 “Alien” remains a marvel of practical-effects movie magic. Outside of John Hurt, who played the victim of the scene, Scott famously kept his actors in the dark as to what was about to go down, making for a genuinely shocked reaction as Hurt’s chest rips open and…

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To Stop, Listen, and Act: How You Can Help Protesters and Black Lives Matter Groups — IndieWire

Film and TV websites aren’t anyone’s source of primary coverage during times of civic unrest. We’re the ones you turn to well after the fact, when the barricades are gone and the National Guard is a vague memory and the movies and TV shows and documentaries come out, analyzing and synthesizing the crisis. 727 more…

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‘Be Water’: Bruce Lee Documentary Celebrates Career of Legendary Martial Artist and Actor — IndieWire

ESPN’s next documentary will chronicle the life of Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist and actor whose work influenced Hollywood’s martial arts films and the industry’s acceptance of Asians in cinema. 379 more words

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