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WikiLeaks rep: Julian Assange would find life no easier under President Clinton

Journalist and hacker Jacob Appelbaum remarks Clinton camp are out to get the WikiLeaks founder, while Laura Poitras, whose documentary about Assange has premiered at Cannes, disavows rumours of a falling out Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder who is still confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in London, got to find life no easier under a President Hillary Clinton, in agreement …

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John Boyega:’ I’m very direct. I can’t lie’

He shook up Star Wars as its firstly pitch-black stormtrooper and hasnt seemed back since. John Boyega on facing down bullies and not being nicey-nice John Boyega is talking about the day his macrocosm changed- and he knew everything “wouldve been” OK. It’s not when he got the lead role in his first film, Attack The Block, aged 18 , …

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Film-maker Kirsten Johnson: how I divulged my mother

A documentary maker who has worked on Oscar-winning movies, Johnson offers a transgressive new movie that lays bare the ethical dilemmas inherent in filming As you can probably tell, I am a really earnest party, adds cinematographer and director Kirsten Johnson, half-jokingly, when I ask her about the motivation behind her brand-new movie, Cameraperson. I care deeply about what I …

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‘Accidental’ YouTuber, ‘Pitch Perfect’ star Flula Borg lands 2-movie deal

Internet personality Flula Borg accepts the award for Best Comedy Series, at VH1’s 5th Annual Streamy Awards in 2015..Image: getty LOS ANGELES Lionsgate has signed a two-movie development deal with German DJ, YouTuber and Pitch Perfect 2 star Flula Borg, Mashable has confirmed. The self-proclaimed “accidental YouTuber” has been on the platform for the last decade, uploading videos ranging from …

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Jake LaMotta: a flawed character alchemised by Raging Bull into a mythical figure

LaMotta was immortalised on screen by Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, but their brilliant 1980 movie remade boxing history in the process “Now, sometimes, at night, when I think back, I feel like I’m looking at an old black-and-white movie of myself. Why it should be black-and-white, I don’t know, but it is. Not a good movie, either, jerky, …

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Oscars on edge: in a strange time for Hollywood, anything is up for grabs

Harvey Weinstein, last years envelope fiasco, and no clear frontrunner have left numerous scratching their brains: Everything everyone believe they knew about the Oscars has shifted In Hollywood, the screenwriter William Goldman once detected,” nothing knows anything “. He was referring to studios not knowing which films will work. These daytimes the industry doesn’t know if even the Oscars will …

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So you exclaim your eyes out at a weepie. Bravo! | Catherine Shoard

It wasnt a obscene outburst, and you dont have a strong linchpin. You exactly faced up to a cinemas primal horrors Iwent to the bathroom after a movie screening the other week. It was carnage: the noise, the snaps, the materials. Everyone present in the queue, in the stallings was sobbing, and had been doing so for some time. Wed …

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‘I don’t like to sugarcoat anything’: Gleason shows reality of living with ALS

When former NFL player Steve Gleason was diagnosed with the muscle-debilitating cancer, he started on a cinema project to explain ALS to his infant son Many parties have wept( this novelist included) watching The Theory of Everything, the drama that won Eddie Redmayne an Oscar for playing Stephen Hawking. Nonetheless, few were as likely to have been moved as Michel …

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