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‘Blade Runner 2049’ writers Hampton Fancher and Michael Green on whether Deckard is a replicant and other mysteries

"Blade Runner 2049" screenwriters Hampton Fancher and Michael Green on whether Deckard is a replicant, alternate endings and other secrets of the sci-fi sequel.

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Trump blasts late-night TV hosts on Twitter for ‘unfunny & repetitive’ jokes and demands ‘Equal Time’

In the latest salvo in his ongoing war with the entertainment industry, President Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning to slam late-night talk show hosts in a pair of tweets for what he called their “unfunny & repetitive material,” complaining...

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Ryan Gosling and director Denis Villeneuve have ‘no idea how the world will react’ to the risky ‘Blade Runner 2049’

For more than a year, “Blade Runner 2049” director Denis Villeneuve and star Ryan Gosling have been working under the cover of CIA-level stealthiness.

On the film’s Budapest set, copies of the script for the long-awaited sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi neo-noir classic were held so closely...

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Guillermo del Toro’s highly personal monster film ‘The Shape of Water’ speaks to ‘what I feel as an immigrant’

Director Guillermo del Toro speaks about his latest movie, "The Shape of Water," one of the breakout films of the Telluride Film Festival.

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What newly elected president John Bailey means for the film academy’s future

With the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at a crossroads after two years of controversy and turbulence unlike anything in its nearly 90-year history, many within the group’s leadership ranks were looking for a steady hand.

The academy’s 54-member board of governors — including such...

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Film academy elects cinematographer John Bailey as its new president

Cinematographer John Bailey, whose credits include such films as “Ordinary People,” “The Big Chill,” and “Groundhog Day,” will be the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, charged with helping to lead the nearly 90-year-old institution through the next phase of its ongoing...

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