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The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. rights to W.E., the new feature film directed by Madonna. Written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian, the film stars Andrea Riseborough as the American divorcee Wallis Simpson for whom King Edward VIII, played by … READ MORE

Craig Roberts, who plays Oliver Tate, the hero of “Submarine,” looks a lot like the very young John Lennon: fresh and hopeful, with the soul of a poet and the self-importance of — well, of a teenager who struggles under … READ MORE

The award winning reality television fashion competition ‘Project Runway’, now in its ninth season, has been making a lot of headlines these past few months as the Weinstein Company released information about how to apply for ‘Project Runway: Season Nine’ … READ MORE

WRITER-DIRECTOR Richard Ayoade has the knack. A fresh and inventive cinematic voice, he’s taken a subject that’s been beaten half to death and brought it miraculously to life in his smart and funny debut feature, “Submarine.” Based on a novel … READ MORE

IndieWIRE Movie Review: Submarine

We’ve all seen coming-of-age stories—plenty of them—so when a new one comes along that seems fresh and novel, that’s reason to cheer. The new British import Submarine is just such a film, based on a prize-winning novel by Joe Dunthorne … READ MORE

Inside every high schooler unspools the official film of their life. Or so says “Submarine,” a charming indie that combines dreamy aspiration with mucky, hilarious reality. Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts) is a glum 15-year-old in Wales who narrates his story … READ MORE

Like Super 8, this astringently funny coming-of-age odyssey from writer-director Richard Ayoade is set before the era of cellphone cameras. Submarine ups periscope on Oliver Tate (the hypnotically morose Craig Roberts), a 15-year-old Welsh fantasist who sees his life as … READ MORE

The great thing about Friday’s movie releases is not only is there a good movie to recommend, if you live in Los Angeles and New York there are three. For a majority of moviegoers, they’ll have the chance to enjoy … READ MORE

Several years ago Harvey Weinstein came across an obscure British television comedy called “Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace” — an absurdist series that ran for just six episodes in 2004 before it was canceled. The show, set in the 1980s, was a … READ MORE

Can a moody coming-of-age film set in a bleak small town in Wales, whose owlish male protagonist is partly inspired by Taxi Driver‘s Travis Bickle, possibly make a dent in a season slammed with big-budget sequels? That is the question … READ MORE