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Netflix Snags Indies to Boost Its Big Film Push

Netflix Snags Indies to Boost Its Big Film Push

After very successful TV series and documentary ventures, Netflix is getting serious about original feature films. That $60 million buy of Brad Pitt’s new military satire should tell you that. But it’s not just the giant acquisitions that show Netflix’s determination to be a leader in original feature films. Netflix is apparently ramping up efforts to snag the rights to …

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Netflix’s First Original Films Get Release Dates

Netflix’s First Original Films Get Release Dates

Up until now, Netflix has created original TV series and documentaries. On October 16th, something pretty significant is happening – Netflix is becoming an official destination for original feature films. The company has just announced the premiere dates of its first four original films. First up is True Detective alum Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation. Based on the bestselling …

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Steve Jobs Trailer: Here’s Your First Real Look at the Long-Awaited Movie

Steve Jobs Trailer: Here’s Your First Real Look at the Long-Awaited Movie

In May, Universal dropped a teaser for its upcoming film Steve Jobs, the Aaron sorkin-penned biopic of the late Apple co-founder. Today, we get the first official trailer: Here’s the official line, from Universal: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the …

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‘Snowden’ Trailer Shows “One Nation, Under Surveillance”

‘Snowden’ Trailer Shows “One Nation, Under Surveillance”

The first official teaser for Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden movie just hit the web. The film, simply titled Snowden, stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the former NSA contractor and whistleblower. The film is based on two different books, to which Stone acquired the rights – The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man, by journalist Luke Harding …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including 11 Seasons Of NCIS If You’re Into That)

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including 11 Seasons Of NCIS If You’re Into That)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Apparently NCIS is ridiculously popular, so there’s some good news for fans of that show. It’s not the most impressive list we’ve …

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Boulevard: Robin Williams’ Last Movie Gets an Official Trailer

Boulevard: Robin Williams’ Last Movie Gets an Official Trailer

Robin Williams provided a voice for the comedy Absolutely Anything, which is yet to be released. But in terms of on-screen roles, the late actor’s last movie is Boulevard, in which he plays a man coming the terms with his homosexuality. Today, the film’s official trailer hit the web. Here’s the film’s official synopsis: Nolan Mack (Robin Williams) has worked …

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Jenna Jameson in New Film With Jerry Maguire Kid

Jenna Jameson may not know what a human head weighs, but Jonathan Lipnicki does. You may remember Lipnicki as the adorable kid in Jerry Maguire who reminded folks that “a human head weighs eight pounds” at multiple points in the movie. You may remember Jenna Jameson from … well, you know. Jenna Jameson has had a couple of on-her-feet roles. …

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Grand Theft Auto Maker Trying to Kill BBC Movie About the Game’s Tumultuous Inception

When the BBC announced that it was developing a feature-length film based on the making of the popular gaming franchise Grand Theft Auto, most assumed that it was at least OK’ed by the game’s creators – if not blessed by. Apparently, that’s not the case. Rockstar Games’ parent company Take-Two Interactive has filed a lawsuit against the BBC, saying its …

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Here’s Michael Fassbender As Steve Jobs in the First Official Trailer for ‘Steve Jobs’

Steve Jobs, the highly-anticipated biopic of the late Apple co-founder, finally started filming in January after it spent a while on a casting and directing carousel. Now, Universal Pictures has just dropped the first official teaser for the film. Here’s your first look at Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs. What do you think? The rest of the cast is as …

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Tangerine, a Sundance Hit Shot with an iPhone 5s, Gets a Trailer

The red-band trailer has dropped for one of Sundance’s most talked-about features. It’s called Tangerine, and it’s about two transgender women in Hollywood. It was also shot with an iPhone 5s. Of course, it wasn’t just an iPhone. The iPhone was the only device filming, but filmmakers needed a handful of extras. According to The Verge, those included an app …

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Amazon Is Going to Make Movies for Theatrical Release and Quick Debut on Prime

Earlier this month, Amazon picked up its first-ever major award win, taking home a Golden Globe award for its original series Transparent. Is Amazon now shooting for Oscars? The company has announced plans to produce at least a dozen original films a year, starting this year. The movies will be created with theatrical release in mind, but will appear on …

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The Interview Has Made $31M Online, Still Won’t Break Even

If the metric of success for Sony regarding The Interview is recouping its money (which at this point it’s probably not), then the film will likely fall short. But by any other metric, the Seth Rogen/James Franco film has been a pretty big hit. Sony has announced that the film, which was released online on Christmas Eve, has since raked …

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