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Lady Bird is fit to stand beside the most glittering examples of female coming-of-age films
New Statesman • Ryan Gilbey
'Cobra Kai': Rivalry Renewed in First Trailer for 'Karate Kid' Sequel
Rolling Stone • Daniel Kreps
Berlinale: Film Factory, K & S, Almodovars Re-Team on ‘El Angel’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety • John Hopewell
Actors Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux announce separation
CBC Radio-Canada • The
‘Black Panther’ Poised to Shatter a Hollywood Myth
The New York Times • Brooks Barnes
‘Night of the Living Dead’: Zombies Restored to Their Full Beauty
The New York Times • Glenn Kenny
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are splitting—and everyone’s devastated
Daily Dot • Kris Seavers
'Black Panther,' 'Early Man,' 'Golden Exits' and other movie picks for Feb. 16
Los Angeles Times • Justin Chang, Kenneth Turan
TV News Roundup: YouTube Red Releases First Teaser for ‘Karate Kid’ Followup ‘Cobra Kai’ (Watch)
Variety • Kirsten Chuba
China Can't Make Moviegoers More Patriotic
Bloomberg • Adam Minter
 
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Lady Bird is fit to stand beside the most glittering examples of female coming-of-age films
New StatesmanRyan Gilbey
Greta Gerwig’s light touch avoids cliché and gives everything the smell of fresh laundry. There are many female coming-of-age films directed by women: Diane Kurys’s Peppermint Soda and Joyce Chopra’s Smooth Talk are among the glittering examples that Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird...
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'Cobra Kai': Rivalry Renewed in First Trailer for 'Karate Kid' Sequel
Rolling StoneDaniel Kreps
An Eighties rivalry is renewed in the first trailer for Cobra Kai, the Karate Kid sequel series with Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprising their roles from the 1984 cult classic. The teaser trailer begins with Zabka's Johnny Lawrence reopening the infamous...
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Berlinale: Film Factory, K & S, Almodovars Re-Team on ‘El Angel’ (EXCLUSIVE)
VarietyJohn Hopewell
Film Factory, Argentina’s K & S and Pedro and Agustin’s El Deseo are joining forces on Luis Ortega’s “El Angel.” The trio was also behind the successful films “Wild Tales” and “The Clan.” Crime thriller “El Angel” is also produced by Sebastián...
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Actors Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux announce separation
CBC Radio-CanadaThe
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating after two and a half years of marriage. The couple said Thursday in a statement to The Associated Press released through a publicist that the decision to split "was mutual and lovingly made at the...
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‘Black Panther’ Poised to Shatter a Hollywood Myth
The New York TimesBrooks Barnes
LOS ANGELES — Ticket buyers around the world are poised to smash another one of Hollywood’s most entrenched beliefs. Movies rooted in black culture cannot become global blockbusters? Guess again. The euphorically reviewed Disney-Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther,” with an almost entirely...
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‘Night of the Living Dead’: Zombies Restored to Their Full Beauty
The New York TimesGlenn Kenny
On Feb. 13, just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Criterion Channel on FilmStruck debuted “Night of the Living Dead,” George A. Romero’s 1968 horror classic. The posting is notable for several reasons. For one thing, if you stream a lot of...
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are splitting—and everyone’s devastated
Daily DotKris Seavers
After two years of marriage, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced that they’re separating. BuzzFeed News reported Thursday that the actors announced the split via a joint statement, saying the decision to separate “was mutual and lovingly made at the end of...
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'Black Panther,' 'Early Man,' 'Golden Exits' and other movie picks for Feb. 16
Los Angeles TimesJustin Chang, Kenneth Turan
Black Panther A superhero movie whose characters have integrity and dramatic heft, filled with engaging exploits and credible crises grounded in a vibrant and convincing reality, laced with socially conscious commentary as well as wicked laughs, this is the model of what...
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TV News Roundup: YouTube Red Releases First Teaser for ‘Karate Kid’ Followup ‘Cobra Kai’ (Watch)
VarietyKirsten Chuba
In today’s roundup, Netflix reveals first look at new original series “The Innocents” and YouTube Red releases trailer for “Karate Kid” follow up series “Cobra Kai.” CASTING Bonnie Soper and Maggie Sullivun have been cast as Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth II...
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China Can't Make Moviegoers More Patriotic
BloombergAdam Minter
This weekend's Lunar New Year holiday ushers in blockbuster season for Chinese filmmakers. Last year, the industry earned over $500 million over the holiday, and hopes are high that a new slate of locally produced action, comedy and animated films will strike...
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