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A Dictatorship Collapses in U.S. Trailer for Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’

After successfully creating one of the funniest shows on television, Veep creator Armando Iannucci finally returned feature filmmaking with his In the Loop follow-up The Death of Stalin. Starring Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Palin, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, and Jeffrey Tambor, it follows a political scramble for power after the, well, you know. Ahead of stopping by Sundance Film Festival, IFC Films have now released the full trailer.

“Armando Iannucci doesn’t make movies and TV about politics. He certainly features politicians and their endless petty squabbling and power struggles, but that’s adjacent to (though obviously entangled with) the real work of political organizing,” Dan Schindel said in our review. “Most notably, essentially all of the characters in the likes of The Thick of It, Veep, In the Loop, and now The Death of Stalin are politicians, but I honestly couldn’t tell
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Rupert Grint Nominated for National Film Award!

January 15th, 2018, 11:17am– Nominations for the 2018 National Film Awards were announced today, and Rupert Grint has been nominated in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Charlie Cavendish-Scott. Rupert is nominated alongside some very talented guys: Jamie Bell (6 Days), Ray Winstone, (Jawbone), Mike Beckingham (Redwood), Daniel Kaluuya (Get out), Bill Nighy (The Limehouse Golem), Craig Fairbrass (Rise of the Footsoldier 3), Matt Lucas (Brian Pern: A Tribute ), Ewan McGregor (T2 Trainspotting), Paddy Considine ( Journeyman), Taron Egerton (Kingsman – The Golden Circle) and Jude Law (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword). Two of Rupert’s Snatch co-stars are among the nominated as well for their work in SnatchLucien Laviscount is in the Best Supporting Actor category and Marc Warren can be found in the Best Breakthrough Performance category. Snatch has also been nominated for Best TV Drama Series (and is up against Broadchurch, Guerrilla, White Gold, Taboo, Howards End,
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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2018: #23. Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War

Cold War

Polish auteur Pawel Pawlikowski began making films in the late 1990s with The Stringer (1998) before moving into several UK productions, including 2000’s Last Resort, and the high-profile My Summer of Love (2004), which starred Emily Blunt in her film debut and re-teamed Pawlikowski with Paddy Considine.

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There's a Museum Where You Can Walk in the Footsteps of the Peaky Blinders

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Image Source: Popsugar Photography / Gemma Cartwright When it first hit screens in 2013, the gritty '20s-set drama Peaky Blinders upped Birmingham's cool-factor by a 100 percent. Even that accent (dodgy as it may be) sounded sexy coming out of Cillian Murphy's mouth. But sadly, though the TV show is synonymous with the city in central England (nope, not the one in Alabama), Peaky Blinders is not actually filmed in the city. Birmingham was badly damaged in WWII, and post-war town planning meant a lot of the area was torn down and rebuilt. Instead, old terraced streets in Liverpool often play stand-in for the Small Heath street where the Shelbys start their story. Image Source: BBC 2 However, creator Steven Knight is eager to support the area more as the show continues, and he does take advantage of one resource in the local area to film some pivotal scenes. Hidden away
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Peaky Blinders series 4 episode 5 review

Louisa Mellor Dec 13, 2017

Peaky Blinders impresses with large-scale action in its thrilling penultimate series 4 episode. Spoilers ahead…

This review contains spoilers.

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Tommy Shelby is a rare kind of person. Whatever mess in which he finds himself—whether it’s accidentally stealing a crate of Lewis machine guns or being coerced into doing business with Russian aristocrats—he’s able to turn it to his advantage. Trust him to cast his eye over the incipient threat of socialist revolution and end up not with his back against the wall but with a two-million-pound supply contract to the British army. War is a profitable business, and one from which Tommy, having already paid its dreadful price in France, now means to profit.

That being his attitude, you have to ask this: what’s more important to Tommy Shelby,
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Vintage News Reel Us Trailer for 'The Death of Stalin' is Worth a Watch

"Citizens of America, we need you to make moviegoing great again." IFC Films has debuted a unique teaser trailer for the Us release of The Death of Stalin, satirist Armando Iannucci's latest film about Russian politics. This is a peculiar teaser because it's basically a fake B&W news reel talking about how the film is finally going to appear in the Us in March after "first conquering Britain" (since it opened there in October). Based on Fabien Nury's graphic novel, the film is about Russian dictator Joseph Stalin's last days and the disorganized chaos of the regime after his death in 1953 and 30 years of iron-fisted rule. Adrian McLoughlin plays Stalin, with an entertaining ensemble cast of characters including Rupert Friend, Steve Buscemi, Olga Kurylenko, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Jeffrey Tambor, Paddy Considine, Michael Palin, and Jonathan Aris. This trailer is worth a watch just to see how unique it is.
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‘The Death Of Stalin’ Dated March 9 By IFC: Watch Exclusive Teaser

‘The Death Of Stalin’ Dated March 9 By IFC: Watch Exclusive Teaser
IFC Films has set a March 9 U.S. release date for Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated writer-director Armando Ianucci's The Death of Stalin. Scripted by Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian Martin, the film is a Soviet-era satire based on the comic book The Death of Stalin by Fabien Nury and Theirry Robin. The film stars Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Palin, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs Andrea Riseborough and Jeffrey Tambor. The Death of Stalin made…
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‘Journeyman’ Trailer: Paddy Considine’s Boxing Film is a Gut-Punching Drama

‘Journeyman’ Trailer: Paddy Considine’s Boxing Film is a Gut-Punching Drama
Paddy Considine isn’t a household name in the least, but there’s a chance that you sorta, kinda recognize his face – when it’s not bruised and battered like it is in the Journeyman trailer, that is. Considine has carved out a niche for himself as a supporting player in everything from quirky British comedies to Hollywood action films. He’s […]

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International Newswire: Genre, Sci-Fi, Thrillers Rise in Latin America, and Beyond

In today’s International Newswire, Latin America sees the rise of genre filmmaking, Film4 strengthens its exec team as it enters awards season, and FremantleMedia inks a scripted deal with 87 Films.

Genre filmmaking is becoming a more commercially potent force in Latin America and elsewhere as digital distribution gains strength.

At last week’s Mar del Plata Film Festival, of 12 Argentine movie projects presented at one of its main pitching sessions, over half were horror or thriller movies, including some of its most notable titles, whether Paula Martel’s assassination suspenser “First We Take Anillaco,” Rosendo Ruíz’s neo-noir “Boom Boom,” or Maximiliano Anríquez’s post-apocalypse low-fi sci-fi “The Doggy.”

Genre in its widest sense, embracing horror, thrillers and sci-fi, is the film type of choice for Latin America’s newest generation of filmmakers. Drawn from all over Argentina, the directors and producers behind the projects at Mar del Plata are almost all under 40.

On Tuesday, out of
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First Trailer for Paddy Considine’s Boxing Drama ‘Journeyman’ Shows Triumphs Beyond the Ring

While he’s perhaps most notable on screen in films such as The World’s End and Bourne Ultimatum, Paddy Considine wrote and directed his debut feature film Tyrannosaur back in 2011. Now, he’s returned to the director’s chair for Journeyman, which follows Matty Burton (played by Considine) a boxer who suffers a head injury which affects his life far beyond the ring.

Thanks to Empire, a first trailer is now available, which effectively showcases Considine’s performance, as well as a film which looks both heart-wrenching and hopefully balanced by humanity. See the trailer below, along with a still and synopsis for the film that also stars Jodie Whittaker.

Boxer Matty Burton suffers a serious head injury during a fight. It is about the impact this has on his marriage, his life and and his family.

Journeyman will hit theaters in the U.K. on February 16th.
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The Death of Stalin Movie Review

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The Death of Stalin Movie Review
Title: The Death of Stalin Director: Armando Iannucci Cast: Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Olga Kurylenko, Michael Palin, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Adrian Mcloughlin, Paul Whitehouse, Paul Chahidi, Dermot Crowley, Justin Edwards, Richard Brake, Jonathan Aris, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, James Barriscale. ‘The Death of Stalin’ is a sagacious and piercing […]

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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Paddy Considine

Paddy Considine is an actor, a director, and a writer from England. He has appeared in numerous media projects, but the latest example is a movie called Journeyman, which will see him starring as a naive boxer being exploited by a ruthless and manipulative boxing promoter. The movie is filmed using a script written by Considine, which was based on a non-fiction book about real occurrences. Here are five things that you may or may not have known about Paddy Considine: Born in Burton Upon Trent Considine was born in a town called Burton upon Trent. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Burton upon

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Paddy Considine
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First Trailer for 'Journeyman' - Written & Directed by Paddy Considine

"When I come back through that door, I'm still going to be champion of the world." This trailer is worth a watch. Studiocanal UK has unveiled the first UK trailer for Journeyman, the new film written & directed by English actor Paddy Considine (he last directed the acclaimed Tyrannosaur in 2011). Journeyman tells the story of a world champion boxer named Matty Burton, also played by Paddy Considine, who struggles with life after a head injury that leaves him almost completely debilitated. The cast includes Jodie Whittaker as his wife, along with Paul Popplewell, Tony Pitts, and Anthony Welsh and others. This premiered at the London Film Festival, where I first saw it and wrote a glowing review of the film. As you can see with this trailer, it's not so much about boxing as it is about the struggle of mental illness. See below. Here's the first official UK trailer (+ poster) for Paddy Considine's Journeyman,
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Journeyman: first trailer for Paddy Considine’s latest

Simon Brew Nov 24, 2017

Paddy Considine and Jodie Whittaker star in Journeyman. Here's the first trailer...

This looks really, really good. Paddy Considine has directed one film thus far, the superb Tyrannosaur. For his second, Journeyman, he’s telling the story of a boxer who collapses after a particularly bruising fight, and consequently has to fight to regain his speech, his relationships, and his life.

Considine stars in the film too, alongside Jodie Whittaker, Anthony Welsh, Tony Pitts and Paul Popplewell. And the first trailer and official synopsis have been released.

Here’s the trailer first…

And here’s the synopsis…

Journeyman tells the story of middleweight boxing champion Matty Burton (Paddy Considine). After winning a punishing title defense on points, Matty collapses at home. The journey towards regaining his speech, movement and memory will be the toughest fight he’ll ever face, and the prize could not be greater, for
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Paddy Considine Loses His Memory in Journeyman [Trailer]

Paddy Considine has been a familiar face in front of the camera for nearly two decades but in 2011, Considine moved behind the camera to direct Peter Mullan in one of his best roles: Tyrannosaur in which he stars as a violent man given a second chance. It's a dark and brutal movie with outstanding performances from both Mullan and Olivia Colman, both great talents who really shine under Considine's direction.

For his follow-up as director, Considine is also appearing in front of the camera alongside Jodie Whittaker in Journeyman. Considine plays Matty Burton, a boxer who suffers a serious head injury during a fight which leaves him with no memory of his previous life and limited control over his body. The movie unfolds mostly in the aftermath of the injury with a focus o [Continued ...]
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Video: Journeyman – Trailer

The trailer for Paddy Considine’s next film Journeyman has punched its way online. Written, directed and starring the man himself it looks to be some very emotional stuff.

After defending his title in a punishing fight, champion boxer, Matty Burton (Considine) collapses at home. He then faces the toughest battle of his life as he regains his speech, movement and memory with his relationship with his wife Emma (Jodie Whittaker) and baby daughter on the line.

Journeyman hits UK cinemas 16th February 2018. Check out the trailer above and let us know your thoughts below.
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‘The Death Of Stalin’ Wins Three British Independent Film Awards

‘The Death Of Stalin’ Wins Three British Independent Film Awards
Armando Iannucci's political satire The Death of Stalin has taken an early lead at The British Independent Film Awards – picking up three awards as part of the event's newly introduced craft section. The Death of Stalin, which stars Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Paddy Considine, Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor and centers on the last days of the Soviet dictator, won Best Casting for Sarah Crowe, Best Production Design for Cristina Casali and Best Make Up & Hair…
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New trailer for Paddy Considine’s Journeyman

Empire has revealed a new trailer for the upcoming boxing drama Journeyman. The film marks the second directorial feature for Paddy Considine who also stars alongside Jodie Whittaker, Anthony Welsh, Tony Pitts, and Paul Popplewell; watch it below…

See Also: Read our review of Journeyman here

Journeyman tells the story of middleweight boxing champion Matty Burton. As he approaches the end of his career he knows that he must make his money and get out of the game, to secure a home and future with his wife and baby daughter. After a titanic fight with the brash and controversial Andre Bryte, Matty collapses on his living room floor, a delayed reaction to a devastating punch. Awaking from the coma, the real fight begins. Suffering from memory loss and with his personality altered, Matty must begin to piece his life back together as his world disintegrates.

Journeyman is set for release
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‘Journeyman’ Trailer: Paddy Considine Fights For His Life

We’ve been waiting a while for Paddy Considine to get back behind the camera following his excellent and underrated BAFTA-Award winning “Tyrannosaur.” Well, the time has finally arrived as he’s pulling off triple duty writing, directing, and starring in “Journeyman.”

Also featuring Jodie Whittaker (“One Day”), Faraz Ayub (“Honor”), Tony Pitts (“War Horse”) and Paul Popplewell (“’71”), beneath the boxing drama surface of the movie lies the story of a pugilist who has to rebuild his entire life after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the ring.

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New Trailer Lands For Paddy Considine-Directed ‘Journeyman’

Empire magazine has debuted the new trailer for the Paddy Considine-directed Journeyman, a film in which he also stars. The promo comes just weeks after the film debuted at the 2017 BFI London Film Festival. You can watch the Journeyman trailer in the player below.

In Journeyman, Matty (Considine) is quite the skilled fighter in the ring, currently holding onto a World Champion title. However, his priority, first and foremost, is his wife Emma (Jodie Whitaker) and his newborn daughter, Mia. After a fight leaves his life changed forever, Matty must muster whatever strength he can find and fight to win back everything he loves.

As we said in our original, very positive review, on the surface, Journeyman follows the standard genre formula – boxer at the top of their game is left without cause and has to fight for it back – and whilst this film does occasionally hit those beats,
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