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“Game Night” Teaser Announcement

“Game Night” Teaser Announcement

Warner Bros announced that they will release the teaser trailer for “Game Night” tomorrow (November 9) and they released a teaser for the teaser trailer. This gives us the first glimpse of the movie. We have added the teaser trailer announcement in our video archive and the high definitions screencaptures in our gallery, which gives us the first official look at Rachel as Annie. Rachel stars alongside Jason Bateman, Kyle Chandler, Jesse Plemons, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, Jeffery Wright, and Michael C. Hall. According to Alerta.ca two trailers are recently rated with respectively a 2:16 and 2:13 running time and both PG rating. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our coverage of the first teaser trailer. You can follow the movie on twitter @GameNightMovie. The movie will be released on March 2, 2018 in the US.


“Disobedience” Gets April 2018 Release (US)

“Disobedience” Gets April 2018 Release (US)

Bleecker Street announced their upcoming schedule for their 2018 slate and “Disobedience” is among them. The movie will be released on April 27, 2018 in the United States. It was announced before that the movie will be released on May 4, 2018 in the UK.

Bleecker Street has announced release dates for their first five titles for 2018. Following two acquisitions out of the Toronto International Film Festival, Sebastián Lelio’s Disobedience and Dominic Cooke’s On Chesil Beach, Bleecker Street has also dated Mark Pellington’s new drama Nostalgia (following up the 2017 Shirley MacLaine starrer, The Last Word) and has partnered with Shivani Rawat’s ShivHans Pictures on Brad Anderson’s political thriller Beirut (formerly titled High Wire Act). The company will also release writer/director Elizabeth Chomko’s debut feature, What They Had, in 2018.

DISOBEDIENCE – APRIL 27
From a screenplay by Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, the film follows a woman as she returns from New York after the death of her estranged rabbi father to the Orthodox Jewish community in North London where she grew up. Once back at home, she stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in a childhood friend. The film stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.


“The Little Prince” Receives BAFTA Children’s Nomination!

“The Little Prince” Receives BAFTA Children’s Nomination!

The British Academy announced the nominees for the British Academy Children’s Awards, which honor the very best in children’s media. “The Little Prince” received a nomination for Feature Film alongside ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’, ‘Manoa’ and ‘Sing’. Congratulations to Rachel, director Mark Osborne and the rest of the voice cast and filmmakers for this incredible nomination. You can head over to BAFTA.org for the entire list of nominations.

FEATURE FILM
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Travis Knight, Arianne Sutner – Laika/Universal Pictures
THE LITTLE PRINCE Mark Osborne, Aton Soumache, Alexis Vonarb, Dimitri Rassam – ON Animation Studios and Netflix/Netflix
MOANA Ron Clements, John Musker, Osnat Shurer – Walt Disney Animation Studios/Walt Disney Animation Studios
SING Christopher Meledandri, Janet Healy, Garth Jennings – Illumination/Universal Pictures

The ceremony will be held at the Roundhouse, London, on Sunday 26 November and will be hosted by British actor, writer and comedian Doc Brown.

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Bleecker Street Acquires “Disobedience”

Bleecker Street Acquires “Disobedience”

Screen Daily is reporting that Bleecker Street has acquired the rights for “Disobedience” in the US and looks like they will be aiming for a release in 2018. The movie premiered earlier this month during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival with rave reviews for Rachel’s performance. The movie was already picked up internationally and will be released on May 4, 2018 in the UK.

Bleecker Street has acquired US rights to Sebastian Lelio’s Disobedience, the drama starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola that premiered in Toronto.

Lelio’s English-language debut centres on a Jewish community in north London as a New York-based photographer returns for her father’s funeral and rekindles a friendship with another woman.

Lelio wrote the screenplay with Rebecca Lenkiewicz. Frida Torresblanco produced for Braven Films, Ed Guiney for Element Pictures, and Rachel Weisz for LC6 Productions. Film4 developed the film and co-financed with the film’s internationals sales agent FilmNation.

“Sebastian has captured, with real authenticity, the universality of love and faith, and the strength and sacrifice it takes to fight for what you believe in,” Bleecker Street CEO Andrew Karpen said. “We’re excited to bring Rachel Weisz’s, Rachel McAdams’ and Alessandro Nivola’s powerful and honest performances to audiences across the country next year.”
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“Disobedience” 2017 TIFF Reviews Round-Up

After the world premiere screening of “Disobedience“, the first reviews are slowly getting released. We will round-up the reviews in this post as they are getting released. We will especially highlight the reviews focusing on Rachel’s performance. It’s too early to tell right now what the general consensus is, but the performances and in particular Rachel’s performance has received praise after the initial reactions. With The Guardian critic calling Rachel’s work “excellent” and Roger Ebert’s critic calling it “some of [her] best work”. Be sure to check back later, because we expect more reviews getting released throughout the day/week. The movie currently holds a 100% fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes (with 10 reviews) and a 81 score at Meta Critics.

“McAdams does some of the best work of her career as Esti, the true instigator of this relationship (she is the only who hasn’t refused contact with Ronit) and the one who won’t give up on it. McAdams has been an underrated performer for years, and it’s nice to see her get a challenging role here. She’s easily the best thing about the movie. I wish the rest of the movie felt as fully realized as her performance because, like the relationship at its center, there’s potential here for something beautiful that feels just out of reach.”
Brian Tallerico, RoberEbert.com

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Director Sebastián Lelio Talks “Disobedience”

Ahead of tonight’s world premiere of “Disobedience” at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, director Sebastián Lelio sat down with the Spanish news outlet Latercera.com while he was in Los Angeles. This is the first time Lelio talks in-depth about the movie, so we (loosely!) translated the excerpts on the movie. Be sure to check back later for our coverage of TIFF and don’t forget to follow our twitter @rachelmonline and instagram @rachelmonline for the latest updates.

On what drew him to the movie: “Somehow, when I read ‘Disobedience’ I saw connections with my first feature film, La sagrada familia (2005), which also featured a female character which faced a circumspect world. Disobedience is a universe of characters who are very confused, trying to do their best in a world of moral conventions and rather rigid concepts (in this case, Jewish orthodoxy). In that sense, I thought it could be my territory.”

On how he got involved: “I think I owe this to my feature film ‘Gloria’ (2013). Rachel Weisz own the rights for an adaptation of ‘Disobedience’. They were looking for a director to take over and at that moment [she] saw ‘Gloria’. She made the emotional connections between the story of Disobedience and my film [Gloria].”

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“Disobedience” TIFF Buzz News Round-Up

“Disobedience” TIFF Buzz News Round-Up

It’s only one day until the world premiere of “Disobedience” during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and the movie seems to be one of the most anticipated movies of the festival. If you follow our twitter feed @rachelmonline you might have noticed the movie is included in lots of anticipations lists by various media outlets, including from trade sources. We decided to make a round-up of all the articles in this posts in anticipation of tomorrow’s premiere. According to both Variety, Deadline, and THR the movie is one of the most in demand titles at the buyers market. The movie already found distributors internationally, including in the UK, but is still without a distributor in the US. Let’s hope it will get acquired during TIFF. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our coverage of the world premiere.

Variety – Toronto Film Festival: 12 Hot Titles Likely to Spark Bidding Wars

The Toronto Film Festival isn’t just an essential stop for Oscar hopefuls. There’s also an active film market that results in plenty of all-night bidding wars. This year, studios and distributors will make the trek across the border, on the hunt for films that can be arthouse hits or awards winners. Here are 12 films that will have companies breaking out their checkbooks.

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Deadline To Host “Disobedience” TIFF Panel & Variety Studio

Deadline To Host “Disobedience” TIFF Panel & Variety Studio

Deadline is hosting Cocktails & Conversation panel series at the Toronto Film Festival and they are reporting they will host a panel on Monday, September 11 at 11 AM ET for “Disobedience” with Rachel, her costars Rachel Weisz Alessandro Nivola and director Sebastián Lelio. The panel will be livestreamed, and they are reporting they will post the livestream later on. Be sure to head over to Deadline on Monday to watch the panel, and be sure to check back later on for our coverage of TIFF. “Disobedience” will have it’s world premiere on Sunday, September 10. Thanks to my good friend Amanda for the heads up!

Deadline’s Cocktails & Conversation panel series at the Toronto Film Festival continues at 11 AM ET Monday with Disobedience, the movie adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s novel about a woman who returns home to her orthodox Jewish community in London and rekindles a romance with her cousin’s wife. Sebastián Lelio directs Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.

The film is having its world premiere Sunday in the festival’s Special Presentations section. Weisz, McAdams, Nivola and Lelio join Deadline’s AwardLine editor Joe Utichi for the conversation

Furthermore, Variety is reporting Rachel is scheduled to appear at the Variety Studio. The interviews will exclusively appear on Variety.com and their social media.

Variety Studio, presented by DirecTV and AT&T, will return to the Toronto International Film Festival, offering exclusive video interviews with stars and directors ranging from Jennifer Lawrence and George Clooney, to Matt Damon and Emma Stone.

Some of the other actors and filmmakers scheduled to appear at the studio — running from Saturday to Tuesday — include: Christian Bale, Annette Bening, Steve Carell, Javier Bardem, Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Elle Fanning, Claire Foy, James Franco, Andrew Garfield, Jake Gyllenhaal, Armie Hammer, Diane Kruger, Brie Larson, Kate Mara, Rachel McAdams, Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Rosamund Pike, Margot Robbie, Vince Vaughn, Alicia Vikander, and Kristen Wiig.
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