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Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Margot Robbie & Matthias Schoenaerts Team For Luca Guadagnino's Sexy Thriller & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • May 15, 2014 9:24 AM
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Tilda Swinton, Margot Robbie & Matthias Schoenaerts,  Luca Guadagnino's
Alright folks, the Cannes Film Festival is still underway and we have pair of new projects that have been announced from the Croisette.

Watch: First Trailer For 'The Drop' Starring Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace & Matthias Schoenaerts

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 1, 2014 2:42 PM
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The Drop
"Tom was intensely inquisitive," screenwriter Dennis Lehane told USA Today about Tom Hardy's turn. "He mined every single piece of marrow out of that character." And those are encouraging words to hear about "The Drop," the forthcoming film that brings together a helluva ensemble for a tale rich with possibility.

Review: 'Blood Ties' Starring Billy Crudup, Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard And James Caan

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • March 23, 2014 10:15 AM
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There’s no questioning the aesthetics of Guillaume Canet’s handsome-looking “Blood Ties.” Set in 1970’s New York City, the film revels in low-key details: the immaculate wardrobe, the music, the feel.

Exclusive: Clive Owen & Matthias Schoenaerts Mix It Up In Clip From 'Blood Ties'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 20, 2014 11:03 AM
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With the clothes, soundtrack, hair and attitude to match, you might think that Guillaume Canet's "Blood Ties" was airlifted out the world of gritty 1970s cinema, and dropped into cinemas this year. Striving to tell an authentic, period-detailed story of brothers, crime and family, Canet's film assembles an all start cast and lights a fuse of tension, action and drama.

Jack Reynor Rumored For 'Star Wars 7,' Matthias Schoenaerts Goes To 'Belgica' And More

  • By Ben Brock
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  • February 18, 2014 9:07 AM
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We hope you enjoyed you President's Day holiday, and we welcome you back into the world of film new with a "Star Wars: Episode 7" rumor. Joining the ever growing list of actors who have met/been considered/thought about starring in the sequel — which has included Gary Oldman, Zac Efron, Michael Fassbesnder, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael B. Jordan, Jack O’Connell, Alex Pettyfer, Saoirse Ronan, Sullivan Stapleton and Jesse Plemons — rising actor Jack Reynor has been cast in the J.J. Abrams film.

Matthias Schoenaerts Out, Idris Elba & Sam Worthington In For 'Alive Alone' With Noomi Rapace And More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 10, 2014 10:21 AM
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A casting shakeup, sibling teamwork and an animated movie about gummy bears or something so let's get to it. First announced last spring, we kinda forgot about "Alive Alone," but it looks like it's gearing up though with a couple of changes.

Matthias Schoenaerts To Star In 'Galveston' From 'True Detective' Writer Nic Pizzolatto; Season 2 Looking Likely

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 28, 2014 4:14 PM
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Galveston Matthias Schoenaerts
We don't know what you've been doing with your last few Sundays, but if you have HBO and haven't been watching "True Detective," you're doing it wrong. Easily a contender for the best show of 2014 (yes, we know it's only January), unless it really screws the pooch in the second half of the season, this will go down as one of the all-time great dramas. But here's something that has long been known, but that you might have forgotten: it's a one shot deal. Kind of. Sorta like "American Horror Story," if "True Detective" continues, the next season will feature a whole new cast, setting and story, but the man crucially behind it will stay the same: writer Nic Pizzolatto.

Watch: U.S. Trailer & Poster For Guillaume Canet's 'Blood Ties' Starring Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 23, 2014 4:14 PM
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Certainly, replicating the look of '70s New York City is easy enough — just make everything bigger. The hair, the jeans, the attitude...if you wear it all with confidence and a bit of flamboyance, you can pull it off. And while "Blood Ties" has the look of a Sidney Lumet or William Friedkin movie of the period, it doesn't quite capture the essence of those films. But there are plenty of reasons why should check out it.

First Images Of Carey Mulligan & Matthias Schoenaerts In Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 31, 2013 9:23 AM
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After landing on cinephile radars with 1998's "The Celebration," Thomas Vinterberg went on a weird and wild cinematic journey. From pictures that didn't or barely got a release stateside, to disappointments like "Dear Wendy" or "It's All About Love," Vinterberg failed to match the acclaim of his Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize-winning film. That's until this year's "The Hunt," the gripping tale of community persecution that earned rave reviews, and more Cannes awards (an Ecumenical Jury Prize for Vinterberg, a Best Actor trophy for Mads Mikkelsen). And the helmer isn't wasting a moment riding that momentum.

New Character Posters & Images From Crime Saga 'Blood Ties' With Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 2, 2013 9:02 AM
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Here's a fun fact that escaped us in amidst the flurry of fall festival activity: Guillaume Canet's sprawling crime story saga "Blood Ties" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival running two hours and twenty-four minutes, but by the time it hit Toronto International Film Festival, it had been reduced somewhat significantly to two hours and seven minutes. We're not sure what exactly got trimmed or why, but it seems our observation in our review that "there is a different and possibly shorter edit of this movie that is probably much better" wasn't unique. And it seems that shorter cut is going into wide release...

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