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Zendaya, ‘The Lost Daughter,’ ‘Candyman’ Among PETA Oscat Winners

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has handed out its fifth annual Oscat Awards, which honor Hollywood’s most animal-friendly films and stars through storylines, costumes and special effects. The best picture Oscat went to Seaspiracy, Netflix’s documentary by director Ali Tabrizi about the devastation the fishing industry has brought to marine animals and ecosystems. […]

‘Swan Song’ Director Among Irish Film and TV Academy Rising Star Nominees

Benjamin Cleary, the writer-director whose debut feature Swan Song starred Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Awkwafina and Glenn Close, is among 2022 Screen Ireland – Irish Film & Television Academy rising star nominees Announced by the IFTA on Friday, the five-strong list also includes Colm Bairéad, writer-director of An Cailín Ciúin, which won the Berlinale’s Grand […]

“We Are Not Meant to Be Isolated”: Denis Villeneuve, Mahershala Ali, Rebecca Hall and the THR Producer Roundtable

If producers found themselves in a brave new world in 2020 thanks to the impact of the pandemic, 2021 only accelerated that evolution. Of the six films featured on this year’s THR Producer Roundtable, three are being released via streamers (Rebecca Hall’s Passing and Tanya Seghatchian’s The Power of the Dog on Netflix and Mahershala […]

Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris in Apple TV+’s ‘Swan Song’: Film Review | AFI 2021

Glenn Close and Awkwafina also star in Benjamin Cleary’s sci-fi drama about a man with a terminal illness who turns to an experimental solution to shield his family from grief.

Mahershala Ali Is a Dying Man Considering Cloning in Apple’s ‘Swan Song’ Trailer

Apple released the first full trailer for Swan Song on Thursday, its emotional sci-fi epic starring Mahershala Ali. Set in the near future, where human cloning is accessible, Ali stars as Cameron, a husband and father diagnosed with a terminal illness who finds himself deciding whether he wants to live or die in the minds […]