Lionsgate Mike (Jesse Eisenberg) works a dead-end job, spends his off hours getting high and has panic attacks whenever he even thinks about leaving the small town of Liman, West Virginia, and the only bright spot in his suckhole of a life is his girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), whose ridiculously forgiving nature has kept her by his side despite a long list of screw-ups.
- USA Today: 'American Ultra' director describes epic grocery fight scene
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Universal's N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" is a bonafide success. The massive $60 million opening this past weekend earned the picture the distinction of one of the best R-rated openings of all time. Critics and audiences have both been kind on the picture, and in general, praise has been coming from all corners. However, one controversy around the movie has been building over the past week, and it's soon going to become something that neither the producers or studio can ignore. But first, a brief bit of history is needed. After Ice Cube left N.W.A.
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- MTV Movies Blog: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Didn’t Include Dr. Dre’s Assault On Dee Barnes — And She’s Speaking Up About It
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- Entertainment Weekly: O'Shea Jackson, Jr. and Ice Cube interview each other about 'Straight Outta Compton'
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- Digital Spy: Straight Outta Henson: The Muppets meet NWA in this 'Express Yourself' mash-up
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Taylor Lautner showed up to the 'American Ultra' premiere to show his support for Kristen Stewart.
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Pusha-T says 'King Push' is coming soon and that he wanted to be in 'Straight Outta Compton.'
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- Digital Spy: Straight Outta Compton isn't actually showing in Compton
- USA Today: Dr. Dre accuser slams 'Straight Outta Compton'
StudioCanal has dropped the first teaser trailer for period flick Carol. Director Todd Haynes appears to be shooting for Oscar glory with his '50s-set
Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg) is pretty much a loser: a feckless small-town stoner who spends his days drawing homemade comics behind the register at a near-deserted Cash ânâ Carry and his nights getting high and burning omelets in his dingy bungalow. But he has a beautiful girlfriend named Phoebe...B
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Scott Cooper’s “Black Mass” starring Johnny Depp in a possible credibility comeback role is right around the corner. The movie will make its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, it’ll turn up at the Toronto International Film Festival and it’ll likely be in Telluride too. In short, this is potential Oscar bait material and every festival wants a piece of it. In the lead-up to the premiere in Venice, Warner Bros. has unloaded a trunk full of new images from the film, plus released a revealing new TV spot.
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Original N.W.A rapper M.C. Ren asks fans not to be fooled by his contribution to the group in the box office hit 'Straight Outta Compton'.
- Cinema Blend: MC Ren Has A Big Problem With Straight Outta Compton
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“Straight Outta Compton,” the biopic about iconic rap group N.W.A connected with older moviegoers as well as hip-hop fans, and it crossed racial lines this weekend at the box office, fueling a $60.2 million debut, the best ever for an R-rated film in August. The extent to which the film directed by F.
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- USA Today: Meet the actor behind Tupac in 'Straight Outta Compton'
- Cinema Blend: What Eazy E's Daughter Thinks Of Straight Outta Compton
- Digital Spy: Ava DuVernay tweets her love for Straight Outta Compton: "Damn, they got it right"
- Hollywood Reporter: Oscars: 'Straight Outta Compton' — Could It Be a Contender? (Analysis)
- Hollywood Reporter: Ava DuVernay Praises 'Straight Outta Compton': F. Gary Gray "Captured the Plight of the Black Artist"
- Cinema Blend: Straight Outta Compton: That WTF Scene With The Pit Bull Actually Happened
- Vulture: Ava DuVernay Tweeted a Beautiful, Personal Review of Straight Outta Compton
- USA Today: 'Straight Outta Compton' kept out of town
- Hollywood Reporter: Watch Compton Residents Praise 'Straight Outta Compton' Outside Movie Theater
- Cinema Blend: 3 Big Reasons Straight Outta Compon Really Works
- The Playlist: Box-Office: N.W.A. Biopic ’Straight Out Of Compton’ Rocks The Bells With Massive $56 Million Opening
- Entertainment Weekly: Ava DuVernay tweets praise for 'Straight Outta Compton'
- The Wrap: Ava DuVernay Reviews ‘Straight Outta Compton’ in 18 Tweets: ‘They Got It Right’
- Dark Horizons: "Compton" Tops, "UNCLE" Fizzles At Box-Office
And it's set for a BFI London Film Festival gala premiereWe got a look at – and liked what we saw of – Todd Haynes’ new film, Carol, back at this years Cannes festival. Now UK audiences have their chance, with the film announced for a gala screening at the BFI London Film Festival and a November release date. The teaser for the film is online, and you can watch by clicking below. Adapted by Phyllis Nagy from Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel The Price Of Salt, Carol stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in a story of unexpected love.
- Deadline: ‘Carol’ Trailer Sings Of Love; Todd Haynes’ Period Drama Set As London Film Fest Gala
- IndieWire: Watch: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Todd Haynes Are An Oscar Triple Threat in 'Carol' Teaser
- The Playlist: Watch: Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara Fall In Love In First Trailer For Todd Haynes' ‘Carol’
- Variety: ‘Carol’ to Receive Gala Screening at BFI London Film Festival
- Hollywood Reporter: BFI London Film Festival Sets 'Carol' Gala Screening
- Hollywood Reporter: 'Carol' Trailer: Watch 1950s Lovers Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara's First Meeting
- Coming Soon: Carol Trailer: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Share an Illicit Romance
- Vulture: Carol Trailer: Cate Blanchett Flirts With Rooney Mara to Win Her Next Oscar, Probably
- Digital Spy: Another Oscar for Cate Blanchett? Watch the trailer for her awards-tipped Carol
- Variety: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Fall in Love in ‘Carol’ First Trailer
- USA Today: Blanchett romances Mara in 'Carol' trailer
- Cinema Blend: Carol Trailer: Watch Cate Blanchett Seduce Rooney Mara
- Moviefone: First 'Carol' Trailer Shows Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Falling in Love
- Entertainment Weekly: 'Carol' gets gala screening slot at BFI London Film Festival
- SlashFilm: ‘Carol’ Teaser Trailer: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Fall in Love in 1950s New York
- The Wrap: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Quietly Fall for Each Other in First ‘Carol’ Trailer (Video)
- FirstShowing.net: Watch: First Trailer for 'Carol' Starring Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara
- Entertainment Weekly: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara fall in love in 'Carol' teaser