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Oscar Watch: Three Movies Will Dominate the Crafts Awards

The crafts buzz has already started with Emmanuel (Chivo) Lubezki's extraordinary "continuous take" in Alejandro Iñárritu's "Birdman." Will the experimental cinematographer snag his second Academy Award in a row after "Gravity"? Or will 11-time Oscar nominee Roger Deakins (just as digitally cutting edge) finally win his elusive prize for "Unbroken," the epic biopic directed by Angelina Jolie about the late Olympian war hero Louis Zamperini (Jack O'Connell)? That's probably the biggest mini-drama that will play out in this year's below-the-line awards competition.
  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • September 12, 2014 11:26 AM
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Matthew McConaughey Takes Giant Leaps for Mankind in New 'Interstellar' Trailer

As we reported last week, Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey dominated Comic-Con when they previewed the newest trailer for Nolan's upcoming Paramount feature, "Interstellar." Today, that trailer was released to the public, and it's a home run.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 30, 2014 2:55 PM
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Christopher Nolan Wants to Tell You About the Future of Movies

In his Wall Street Journal op-ed, "Interstellar" writer-director Christopher Nolan offered a double-sided solution to what he considers the modern movie malaise
  • By Nick Newman
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  • July 9, 2014 11:45 AM
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WATCH: Psychological Thriller 'Before I Go to Sleep' Gets Its First Trailer

S.J. Watson's debut novel "Before I Go to Sleep" follows a woman suffering from anterograde amnesia: each day, she wakes up with no idea of who she is and must put together the pieces from a journal she has been keeping.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 3, 2014 10:03 AM
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Film Industry's List of 100 Favorite Films in The Hollywood Reporter Is Same Old Story

This week, The Hollywood Reporter published a list of Hollywood's 100 favorite films, according to 2,120 film industry insiders that included actors, writers, directors, agents and executives. The results? Nothing new.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio and Jacob Combs
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  • June 30, 2014 12:40 PM
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WATCH: Matthew McConaughey Braves Outer Space in Full-Length 'Interstellar' Trailer

The first full-length trailer for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" has touched down. While this new spot sheds some light on the heretofore highly secretive project, Nolan and his team are still largely saving what look to be the most far-out elements of the ambitious film: i.e., Matthew McConaughey goes up into space, to save the future of mankind. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 16, 2014 2:39 PM
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'Interstellar' Teaser Poster Lands, Plus First Details on New Trailer

A first teaser poster is here for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar."
  • By Beth Hanna and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 6, 2014 4:41 PM
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Wally Pfister Talks 'Transcendence' with LA Times: "If People Are Expecting Nolan Lite, I Think They'll Be Surprised"

Wally Pfister, best known as Christopher Nolan's Oscar winning cinematographer, will this year make his directorial debut with sci-fi actioner "Transcendence," arriving April 18 and starring Johnny Depp as an ailing scientist who downloads his brain into a supercomputer. Pfister sat down with the LA Times to talk his first time in the director's seat, getting advice from Nolan, navigating inevitable comparisons to Nolan, and more. Highlights below, plus the film's trailer.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 10, 2014 1:16 PM
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WATCH: First Trailer for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Starring Matthew McConaughey

The first trailer for Christopher Nolan's upcoming and highly anticipated "Interstellar" has landed. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Casey Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • December 14, 2013 1:37 PM
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10 Filmmakers' Top 10 Films Lists: Scorsese, Kubrick, Allen, Tarantino, Nolan and More

Flavorwire has compiled 10 filmmakers' Top 10 Films lists. Included are Martin Scorsese (who lists Powell and Pressburger's "The Red Shoes" and Renoir's "The River," among others ), Stanley Kubrick (who singles out Chaplin's "City Lights" and Antonioni's "La notte"), and Woody Allen (a fan of Bergman's "Seventh Seal" and Kurosawa's "Rashomon").
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 1, 2013 1:16 PM
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