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Ranking the 2015 Oscar Snubs From “Totally Forgivable” to “WTF?"

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by Jacob Hall January 15, 2015 @ 10:00 AM
Warner Bros.
Yep, it’s that time of the year again. The 2015 Oscar nominations are here and it’s time for everyone to get outraged and cynical over which movies get the opportunity to take home statuettes of naked golden dudes. Sure, we always tell ourselves that the Academy Awards don’t really matter and that a film’s legacy will live or die for reasons beyond trophies, but we always end up getting angry about these things anyway. However, this year’s biggest snubs seems more egregious than usual and require slightly more yelling and stamping of feet.

‘Hannibal’ Season 3 Adds ‘The Hobbit’ Star as ‘Red Dragon’ Baddie Francis Dolarhyde

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2015 @ 4:04 PM
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NBC’s darkly delicious ‘Hannibal’ lost one of its more headline-grabbing stars for season 3 when Joe Anderson replaced ‘Boardwalk Empire’’s Michael Pitt as literary villain Mason Verger, but Bryan Fuller’s “remix” series has added another dish in his wake. Fresh off ‘The Battle of the Five Armies,’ ‘The Hobbit’ star Richard Armitage will play ‘Hannibal’'s incarnation of ‘Red Dragon’ villain Francis Dolarhyde.

Laika Announces ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ Featuring Voices of Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron and More

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by Britt Hayes December 22, 2014 @ 5:22 PM
Laika
Laika has given us some of the most beautiful animated films in recent memory, including 2014's hit ‘The Boxtrolls.’ Today the studio has announced its next animated endeavor, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings.’ The Japanese-inspired film was written by the guys behind ‘ParaNorman,’ and will feature a fantastic voice cast—including Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, and Ralph Fiennes.

Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Casts Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes

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by Britt Hayes June 24, 2014 @ 1:29 PM
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We recently learned that Joel and Ethan Coen's next movie, 'Hail Caesar!,' would reunite the writing/directing duo with their 'O, Brother Where Art Thou' and 'No Country for Old Men' stars George Clooney and Josh Brolin. Now comes word that these two A-listers will be joined by a trio of wonderful talent, including Clooney's 'Burn After Reading' co-star Tilda Swinton.

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman February 24, 2014 @ 3:34 PM
Fox Searchlight
Wes Anderson has finally done it. He's gone and created his own country.
Zubrowka, the fictional town at the heart of 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' is positioned on the farthest Eastern edge of Europe's great empire. It is a melange of stylistic flourishes and decorative signifiers from a make believe 20th Century - a memory of a memory, a fastidious, whimsical take on real horrors - a storybook samizdat that entices with madcap adventure then goes in for the kill with existential dread. It is an incredible place to visit.

First 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Clip Offers Ralph Fiennes in Wes Anderson Mode

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by Damon Houx January 2, 2014 @ 5:32 PM
Fox Searchlight
http://youtu.be/QklK1xKA1FI
In the first clip for 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' it's readily apparent that Ralph Fiennes' concierge fits in nicely with many of writer/director Wes Anderson's other protagonists. As he conducts an interview with a new hire, he rattles off instructions at a clip that would make Max Fisher jealous.

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Trailer: Wes Anderson's Latest Is Ready to Open Its Doors

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by Nick Romano October 17, 2013 @ 9:00 AM
Fox Searchlight
http://youtu.be/1Fg5iWmQjwk
The highly anticipated first 'Grand Budapest Hotel' trailer has arrived, offering us our first look at director Wes Anderson's star-studded latest, following last year's 'Moonrise Kingdom.'

Ralph Fiennes Checks Into 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' as Angela Lansbury Checks Out

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by Eric Walkuski October 10, 2012 @ 11:36 AM
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Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest' is trying its best to assemble an exciting ensemble cast. Already on board are Jude Law, Owen Wilson and Bill Murray, while the names of Johnny Depp and Angela Lansbury have been associated with it as well. Depp, however, was revealed not to actually be confirmed for the flick, and, sadly, it looks like Lansbury will have to head for the exit.
But fear not -- it looks lik "He Who Must Not Be Name," Ralph Fiennes, is coming in to save the day! Nothing says "whimsical comedy" like bringing back Voldemort, right?

Liam Neeson + Ralph Fiennes -- Dead Ringers?

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by Nick Romano October 4, 2012 @ 9:00 AM
20th Century Fox
In preparation for 'Taken 2,' hitting theaters tomorrow, we decided to re-watch a couple of Liam Neeson's masterpieces -- 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Wrath of the Titans.' (Okay, so they're not exactly American treasures.) The first time around, we were incredibly impressed with Neeson's stamina and willingness to take on two roles, (Zeus and Hades) but then the second time through took all that reverence away when we realized the actor and his co-star Ralph Fiennes were not the same person.

'Great Expectations' Unleashes a Clip of Pip

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by Damon Houx September 3, 2012 @ 4:35 PM
LionsGate
Mike Newell's 'Great Expectations' is about to have its coming out party at the Toronto International Film Festival, as that's where it will be having its premiere, and if it's good enough then it might come to theaters in America. But until then here's a clip from the movie, showing the first time that Pip (played here by Jeremy Irvine) meets his benefactor (Ralph Fiennes) as an adult.