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A big screen movie made by streaming media behemoth Netflix, for click and view streaming, Cary Fukunaga's beautifully brutal war story, Beasts of No Nation feels too large and too difficult a watch to warrant a casual click on a stay-at-home Friday night.

Final Trailer for 'Beasts of No Nation' - Go See This Film in Theaters "All of you that have never been listened to before… you now have something that stands for you!" Netflix has debuted one final trailer for Cary Fukunaga's masterpiece Beasts of No Nation, a helluva film that is going to make a mark when it hits theaters this weekend. I love this film (read my review from the Telluride Film Festival), it's phenomenally well-made and features incredible performances, and a brutal but honest story that we don't often hear about.

Review: Beasts of No Nation (TIFF 2015) PLOT: After his family is slaughtered in the chaos of a West African civil war, a young boy named Agu (Abraham Attah) falls under the sway of a mercenary leader known only as The Commandant (Idris Elba) and becomes a child soldier. REVIEW: By choosing Cary Fukunaga's BEASTS OF NO NATION as the first Netflix original film, the streaming service is making a bold statement about the kind of work... Read More...

Watch: Full-Length Trailer for Cary Fukunaga's 'Beasts of No Nation' "I will always protect you because you are my son…" Netflix is ready to rumble. The digital distributor has debuted a new trailer for Cary Fukunaga's Beasts of No Nation, their first ever original feature film release. The film is premiering at the Venice and Telluride Film Festivals this week, so be on the lookout for early reviews and feedback. In the meantime, this full-length trailer gets into the very intense story about a boy named Agu, played by newcomer Abraham Attah, who gets recruited into a unit of guerilla fighters led by Idris Elba.

First Teaser Trailer For Beasts Of No Nation Idris Elba stars in the dark Netflix filmAmong the first of Netflix’s big moves into becoming a film distributor is its acquisition of Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation, which stars Idris Elba. On the heels of its inclusion in both the Toronto and Venice film festivals comes this first teaser trailer. Beasts, which adapts author Uzodinma Iweala’s novel, finds a young man named Agu (Abraham Attah) abducted from his home and pressed into service as a child soldier. Elba is playing the Commandant, a warlord who mentors Agu during his training.

Idris Elba's Beasts Of No Nation Arriving On Netflix In October As the streaming service announces its film premiere datesNetflix has slowly but surely making inroads in the original content world, first with drama and comedy series and the likes of Daredevil, and now movies. The company has announced launch dates for several of its films, with Idris Elba and director Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation leading off.Beasts, which adapts author Uzodinma Iweala’s novel, finds a young man named Agu (Abraham Attah) abducted from his home and pressed into service as a child soldier.

Issues based drama, lamed brained comedy, arthouse martial arts, and nostalgia fuelled sequel — Netflix's upcoming slate of original programming has something for everyone, and the streaming company has now set hard release dates for their upcoming feature efforts.  With a TIFF premiere already being eyed, Netflix is going hard into the awards season with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts Of No Nation" starring Idris Elba, opening the movie in limited release via Bleecker Street and on their service, on October 16th. The adaptation of the novel by Uzodinma Iweala foll

It's the hope of Cary Fukunaga that despite BEASTS OF NO NATION being released on Netflix, people will still make the effort to see it and films like it in theaters; however he also acknowledged that the Netflix release will allow more people to see the movie than if it were given a traditional platform release. Yesterday at the Tribeca Film Festival, the director sat down with former Focus CEO James... Read More...

First Look At Idris Elba In Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation Between playing Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and voicing a jaguar in The Jungle Book, Idris Elba is making a stop in Ghana, where he is filming True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s next film, Beasts of No Nation, and the first photo has been released. He plays a character just called Commandant, because the film is from the point of view of a young boy named Agu, conscripted into becoming a soldier in Commandant’s guerrilla military group after civil war breaks out in an unspecified West African country. Not exactly light-hearted stuff, but it’s Elba, a

First Look At Idris Elba In Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation Between playing Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and voicing a jaguar in The Jungle Book, Idris Elba is making a stop in Ghana, where he is filming True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s next film, Beasts of No Nation, and the first photo has been released. He plays a character just called Commandant, because the film is from the point of view of a young boy named Agu, conscripted into becoming a soldier in Commandant’s guerrilla military group after civil war breaks out in an unspecified West African country. Not exactly light-hearted stuff, but it’s Elba, a

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