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The Biggest Cinematic Breakthroughs of 2016

by ScreenCrush Staff December 21, 2016 @ 8:51 AM
It’s always exciting to see the latest work from a beloved director, or to watch a great actor return to a classic role. But one of the most underrated pleasures of going to the movies is discovery; watching an actor you’d never heard of before surprise you with their incredible range or charisma, or realizing, in real time, that you’re witnessing the work of a major new artist. It really doesn’t get much better than that.

‘Rules Don’t Apply’ Review: Warren Beatty’s Strange, Uneven Howard Hughes Biopic

by Erin Whitney November 23, 2016 @ 1:35 PM
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A Howard Hughes biopic by Warren Beatty sounds pretty interesting. Any portrayal of the eccentric recluse and his ventures into Hollywood are enough to pique my interest. But Rules Don’t Apply is hardly a biopic on the billionaire; instead Beatty’s first directorial effort since 1998’s Bulworth is an uninteresting love story about an aspiring actress and a young driver. Toss in some uneven comedy, a creepy sex scene, some premature ejaculation, and a song Lily Collins never stops singing and you’ve got yourself one very strange movie about Howard Hughes.

Warren Beatty Wants Banana Nut Ice Cream in Final ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ Trailer

by Emma Stefansky October 26, 2016 @ 7:23 PM
We’re in a golden age of Golden Age of Hollywood movies, and Warren Beatty’s latest Rules Don’t Apply is no exception. It comes on the heels of the Coens’ Hail, Caesar! that opened earlier this year, and marks a nostalgic trend in Hollywood these days. The final trailer for Rules Don’t Apply takes us back to the days when Howard Hughes ruled the sky as well as the silver screen.

Alden Ehrenreich Officially Introduced as Han Solo, Was the First to Audition For the Role

by Erin Whitney July 17, 2016 @ 11:52 AM
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We’ve known for months that Alden Ehrenreich was our new Han Solo, but the closing panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe brought the official announcement, plus a surprise appearance by the actor.

‘Rules Don’t Apply’ Trailer: Young Han Solo Hangs Out With Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes

by Britt Hayes July 14, 2016 @ 10:37 AM
It’s been a long time since we had a new Warren Beatty movie, but the actor and director has returned with Rules Don’t Apply, the long-developing passion project in which he plays the iconic Howard Hughes. The first trailer has finally arrived for the upcoming film, which co-stars the impossibly charming Alden Ehrenreich (your new Han Solo) in what surprisingly looks like a delightful little rom-com.

Warren Beatty Is Howard Hughes in ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ First Look

by Britt Hayes May 18, 2016 @ 7:02 PM
Rules Don’t Apply is the first film Warren Beatty has directed in 20 years, and the first film he’s starred in since 2001’s Town and Country. It’s taken many years for Beatty to get his passion project off the ground, but Rules Don’t Apply will finally hit theaters this fall, and the first photos from the long-developing film have arrived to give us a sneak peek at Beatty’s highly-anticipated return to the big screen.

‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Casts Alden Ehrenreich as Young Han Solo

by Britt Hayes May 5, 2016 @ 8:55 PM
Following recent rumors that he had emerged as the front runner to play young Han Solo in the untitled Star Wars Story spinoff, Alden Ehrenreich has reportedly secured the role in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming film. The news comes one day after Star Wars Day, May 4, when Miller shared a photo featuring Han Solo’s famous blaster gun, which seemed to indicate that a casting announcement might be imminent.