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‘Personal History of David Copperfield’ – How Crafts Interpreted a Modern Spin on Dickens Classic

When Armando Iannucci helmed “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” (opening on 1,000 screens around the country Aug. 28) the one instruction he gave his craftspeople was to go bright. For those familiar with the book and any of the previous iterations, Iannucci’s version is far from bleak and dark — instead, it’s a comedy […]
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‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Clip: Let’s Go Fly a Kite

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a mountain-sized wrench into everyone’s year, revealing huge systemic problems and causing comparably insignificant annoyances along the way. Falling squarely in that latter category: several movies we really want to see still haven’t been released in the United States yet. Armando Iannucci‘s The Personal History of David Copperfield debuted at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival and received spectacular reviews (including from /Film’s Chris Evang...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, United States, United Kingdom, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Fox Searchlight, Dev Patel, Stalin, Hugh-Laurie, Victorian England, Video Clips, Dickens, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell


Filmmaker Armando Iannucci gets to celebrate light and serious sides of Charles Dickens' 'David Copperfield'

Scottish writer-director Armando Iannucci is most commonly acknowledged for his political satires (the films...          [Author: Crookston Times]
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The Personal History of David Copperfield First Look Featurette

The Personal History of David Copperfield First Look Featurette Searchlight Pictures has released a first look featurette from director Armando Iannucci’s upcoming comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield starring Dev Patel. Originally scheduled for May 8, 2020 release, the film’s U.S. theatrical released has now been pushed back to August 28, 2020. You can check out the video now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.g...
Tags: Video, Movies, David, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Peter Capaldi, Dev Patel, Filmnation Entertainment, Dick, Golden Globe, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell, ComingSoon, Movie News, Iannucci, Kevin Loader


The Personal History of David Copperfield Clip Features Dev Patel & Hugh Laurie

The Personal History of David Copperfield clip features Dev Patel & Hugh Laurie Searchlight Pictures has released a new clip from director Armando Iannucci’s upcoming comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield, featuring Dev Patel’s David Copperfield as he helps Hugh Laurie’s Mr. Dick have a remarkable day. Originally scheduled for May 8, 2020 release, the film’s U.S. theatrical released has now been pushed back to August 28, 2020. Check out the video in the player below! RE...
Tags: Video, Movies, David, Netflix, United States, United Kingdom, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Peter Capaldi, Amy Adams, Dev Patel, Dick, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell


AMC theaters to offer 15-cent tickets on first day of reopening

By Jake Coyle |  The Associated Press AMC Theatres, the nation’s largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie. AMC Entertainment, which owns the chain, said Thursday that it expects to open the doors to more than 100 cinemas — or about a sixth of its nationwide locations — on Aug. 20 with throwback pricing for a day. AMC theaters have reopened in numerous international countries but have remained shuttered in the U.S. since March....
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‘Avenue 5’ Cast and Creator Breakdown Research Behind the HBO Show in Variety’s Streaming Room

Set 40 years into the future, series creator Armando Iannucci takes viewers into his reimagined world on the maiden voyage of “Avenue 5.” Although it will take another four decades before anyone can praise Iannucci on his predictions, the hilarious HBO comedy leaves fans wondering if flashy tracksuits, inadequate personnel and cheap billion dollar ships […]
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‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Gets New Release Date as ‘The One and Only Ivan’ heads to Disney+

Disney has updated release plans for two of its upcoming titles. The Personal History of David Copperfield will now open in theaters on August 14 while The One and Only Ivan is now headed directly to Disney+ a week later. These are just two more entries in the ever-shifting movie release landscape of 2020, the year that refuses to stop being so extra, as the kids say. This week, Disney+ is unleashing Artemis Fowl, a movie that was originally set for theaters but ended up going directly to th...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Angelina Jolie, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Iger, Bob, Fox Searchlight, Ruby, Helen Mirren, Stella, Bryan Cranston, Artemis, Danny DeVito, Mike White, Ivan


Are There Limits for a Sitcom Premise? A Pretty Much Pop Culture Podcast (#47) Discussion and Quiz

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_047_6-3-20.mp3 Sitcoms provide a form of escapism that doesn't take one to a magical world of possibility, but instead to a basically unchanging, cozy environment with relatable characters engaged in low-stakes conflicts. So what are the limits on the type of premise that can ground a sitcom? While most of the longest lasting sitcoms have simple set-ups involving friends or co-workers, streaming has led ...
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HBO Max vs. HBO Go vs. HBO Now: The key differences explained

  HBO and WarnerMedia just launched a new streaming service — HBO Max. HBO already operates two major streaming services, HBO Go and HBO Now. So, what's the difference between the three different streaming services? A surprising amount of stuff — let's dig in! See more: The best streaming services you can sign up for online First, the bad news: "Friends" has left Netflix, and it's not coming back any time soon. Turns out there's a good reason for that — it has a new home with HBO's new strea...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Downton Abbey, Ansel Elgort, Robert Downey Jr, Time Warner, Stephen King, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Anna Kendrick, Tokyo, Armando Iannucci, Julian Fellowes, Warner Bros


HBO Max vs. HBO Go vs. HBO Now: What are the key differences?

  HBO and WarnerMedia just launched a new streaming service — HBO Max. HBO already operates two major streaming services, HBO Go and HBO Now. So, what's the difference between the three different streaming services? A surprising amount of stuff — let's dig in! See more: The best streaming services you can sign up for online First, the bad news: "Friends" has left Netflix, and it's not coming back any time soon. Turns out there's a good reason for that — it has a new home with HBO's new strea...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Downton Abbey, Ansel Elgort, Robert Downey Jr, Time Warner, Stephen King, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Anna Kendrick, Tokyo, Armando Iannucci, Julian Fellowes, Warner Bros


‘Avenue 5’ Cast, Creator to Participate in Variety Streaming Room Screening and Panel

“Avenue 5” stars Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Lenora Crichlow, Ethan Phillips and series creator Armando Iannucci will participate in an exclusive Q&A interview moderated by Variety’s Michael Schneider following a screening of an episode from the series on June 4 in the Variety Streaming Room presented by […]
Tags: News, Armando Iannucci, Variety, Michael Schneider, HBO Avenue 5


Now Stream This: ‘The Lighthouse’, ‘The Lodge’, ‘The Death of Stalin’, ‘Richard III’, ‘Midnight Special’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Gather round, friends, and I shall tell you the tale of streaming movies! Once upon a time, we were all stuck inside, and we badly needed entertainment to fill our days. The problem: there was just too much entertainment to choose from. How could we even begin? Thankfully, Now Stream This came to our rescue, and told us exactly what to watch, and w...
Tags: Amazon, England, Hollywood, Movies, Features, Netflix, Robert Pattinson, Kickstarter, Channing Tatum, Armando Iannucci, Lars von Trier, Sylvester Stallone, Tilda Swinton, Steve Buscemi, Shakespeare, Jack


Spike Lee and Armando Iannucci Both Voice Displeasure With Opening Movie Theaters Too Soon

Lately, there’s been an aggressive push from some to reopen just about everything, including movie theaters. It’s understandable – we’re all sick of being quarantined, and cabin fever is setting in. But the coronavirus is still here, and it would be a big mistake to rush reopening movie theaters too soon. And filmmakers Spike Lee and Armando Iannucci both agree. In case you missed it, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp decided to ignore the advice of pretty much everyone and announce that certain G...
Tags: Movies, US, Georgia, Armando Iannucci, Spike-Lee, Vanity Fair, Ifc Films, Stalin, Lee, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Peach State, Cinemark, Business and Industry News, Iannucci, Indie Theater Revival Project


The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Death of Stalin’ Is Sharp, Twisted, Rapid-Fire Satire from the Creator of ‘Veep’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Death of Stalin Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), the wily Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscem...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, Movies, America, Features, United States, United Kingdom, Moscow, Armando Iannucci, Donald Trump, Joseph Stalin, Stalin, Great Britain, Soviet Union, Simon Russell Beale, Iannucci


‘The Great’ Trailer: Nicholas Hoult and Elle Fanning Are Russian Royals in Your ‘Favourite’ New Historical Satire

Helen Mirren played a sexy Catherine the Great in her later years in HBO’s steamy miniseries last year, but Elle Fanning will be lending the Russian ruler a satirical edge in the upcoming Hulu comedy series The Great. Watch The Great trailer below. The Great Trailer If the trailer’s acerbic dialogue, outrageous debauchery, and a foppish Nicholas Hoult as Emperor Peter reminds you of Yorgos Lanthimos’ pitch-black period piece The Favourite, that’s because The Great is created, written an...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Russia, Oscar, Armando Iannucci, Hulu, Helen Mirren, Catherine, True Story, Peter, Nicholas Hoult, Holt, Elle-Fanning, Hoult


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2020

Since you’re probably going to be cooped up at home for at least the next few weeks, you’re going to need a lot of streaming content to pass the time. Thankfully, April is bringing a new line-up of original programming and library titles to hold you over. It just might help keep you sane during these chaotic times. So without further adieu, let’s check out some of the best TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in April. Community: The Complete Series That’s right, the entire series from Ri...
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5 Things We Want From Avenue 5 Season 2

HBO’s big draw last night was the Westworld season three premiere—but fans of absurd space comedy also tuned in for the season one finale of Armando Iannucci’s Avenue 5. We already know there’s a season two on the way, so here are five things we’re hoping to see when the show returns.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Science, Armando Iannucci, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Avenue 5


‘Sumo’ Comedy Coming From ‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci

Veep creator Armando Iannucci will executive produce a new film about amateur Sumo wrestling, which is a sentence I never thought I’d have to type. The comedy Sumo tells the story of an overweight kid who trains for the US Sumo Open, with Natalie Bailey – who has worked with Iannucci on Avenue 5 – set to direct and Death of Stalin producer Yann Zenou producing alongside Iannucci, Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Ado Yoshizaki Cassuto, and Gianluca Chakra. Richard Galazka is writing the script. Dea...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Armando Iannucci, Stalin, Jonah, Cape Town South Africa, David Copperfield, Sumo, Iannucci, Natalie Bailey, Booksmart, Suzy Nakamura, Yann Zenou, Gianluca Chakra Richard Galazka, Yann Zenou Richard


Sumo: Armando Iannucci Reuniting with Yann Zenou for Wrestling Comedy

Sumo: Armando Iannucci reuniting with Yann Zenou for wrestling comedy Deadline is reporting that Veep creator and Oscar nominee Armando Iannucci (In the Loop, The Death of Stalin, The Thick of It) is teaming up with producer Yann Zenou (Intouchables, The Death of Stalin) on Sumo, a coming-of-age comedy that takes place in the world of amateur Sumo wrestling. RELATED: HBO Renews Avenue 5 for Second Season The film follows the story of Jonah, The film follows the story of Jonah, a silver-tongue...
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‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Teams With ‘Intouchables’ Producer Yann Zenou on Comedy ‘Sumo’

“Veep” creator Armando Iannucci has teamed with “Intouchables” and “Death of Stalin” producer Yann Zenou on a coming-of-age theatrical feature comedy set in the world of amateur sumo wrestling. Rocket Science is handling worldwide sales at the European Film Market. Iannucci will act as executive producer. Other producers, alongside Zenou, on the project are Emily […]
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How ‘Avenue 5’ Set Designer Used 3D Tech to Create Spaceship Locales

Simon Bowles designed the massive set of the Judd spaceship on HBO’s “Avenue 5” with one central thought in mind: It doesn’t matter how beautiful an environment is when you realize you might be trapped in it forever. “I’ve designed these types of enclosed spaces before,” says the production designer, who collaborated with series creator […]
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‘Avenue 5’ Season 2 is Go For Launch From HBO

Armando Iannucci‘s Avenue 5 will continue its journey on HBO for another season. The network just gave the greenlight to Avenue 5 season 2, furthering the misadventures of the problematic space cruise ship. The comedy series stars Hugh Laurie, Zach Woods, Josh Gad, and more, and premiered on HBO last month. More on Avenue 5 season 2 below. Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming, has announced that Avenue 5 is continuing with a second season. “We’ve loved every minute of Avenu...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Armando Iannucci, Hugh-Laurie, Rebecca Front, Ryan, David Copperfield, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Ryan Clark, Lenora Crichlow, Karen Kelly, HBO Programming, Matt Spencer, Iannucci


New The Personal History of David Copperfield Trailer Previews Dev Patel’s New Dramedy

New The Personal History of David Copperfield trailer previews Dev Patel’s new dramedy Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer for director Armando Iannucci’s upcoming comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield, featuring a new look at Dev Patel’s portrayal of the titular character. Also starring Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie, the film had its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and is scheduled to debut in theaters on May 8. Check out the ...
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US Trailer for 'Personal History of David Copperfield' with Dev Patel

"This narrative is far more than mere fiction…" Searchlight Pictures has revealed an official US trailer for the film The Personal History of David Copperfield, the latest feature made by acclaimed UK satirist Armando Iannucci (of In the Loop, The Death of Stalin). This premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and London Film Festival last fall to quite a bit of acclaim and great reviews from many different critics. An avid Charles Dickens fan, Iannucci adapts his story along with frequent col...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, US, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Toronto Film Festival, London film festival, Dev Patel, Victorian England, Dickens, Indies, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell, Copperfield, To Watch


‘Avenue 5’ Renewed for Season 2 at HBO

HBO is up for more space chaos. The network has renewed the Armando Iannucci-created comedy “Avenue 5” for a second season. “We’ve loved every minute of Avenue 5’s inaugural voyage,” said Amy Gravitt, executive vice president of HBO Programming. “Armando Iannucci and his team are masters of smart and incisive comedy, and the ensemble cast, […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Armando Iannucci, HBO Programming, Amy Gravitt, Avenue 5


‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Trailer: Dev Patel Does Dickens for the Creator of ‘Veep’

The Personal History of David Copperfield is an utter delight from beginning to end, and soon, more audiences will get to see that for themselves. Hailing from Veep creator Armando Iannucci, this funny, charming, inventive film takes an almost slapstick approach to the work of Charles Dickens, resulting in something special. Watch The Personal History of David Copperfield trailer below. The Personal History of David Copperfield Trailer  Taking a colorblind casting approach and leaning h...
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HBO Renews Avenue 5 for Second Season

HBO renews Avenue 5 for second season After scoring strong reviews from critics and audiences alike, HBO’s sci-fi comedy Avenue 5 has scored a second season order from the premium cable network, according to Deadline. RELATED: New Avenue 5 Promo: Josh Gad Invites You to a Luxury Space Experience Avenue 5 is described as a space tourism comedy set 40 years in the future when the solar system is everyone’s oystery. With Hugh Laurie as the Captain, nothing can go wrong. “We’ve loved every min...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Rebecca, TV News, BAFTA, Armando Iannucci, Will Smith, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Josh Gad, Ryan Clark, HBO Programming, Josh Gad Frozen, TV Premiere, Iannucci


Avenue 5 Contains All the Absurd Chaos We Hope to Never Encounter in Deep Space

One of sci-fi’s go-to plots is “disaster in the depths of space,” where a catastrophe endangers the mission and, ultimately, human lives. HBO’s new series Avenue 5 takes that well-worn idea and dunks it into a mix of biting wit, cruise-ship cheese, and unlikable characters you somehow can’t get enough of.Read more...
Tags: Space, Hbo, Comedy, Science, Sci Fi, Armando Iannucci, Poop, Cruise Ships, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Avenue 5


Armando Iannucci on 'colour-blind casting' of David Copperfield and Brexit

Director Armando Iannucci hopes that casting Dev Patel as David Copperfield will change minds.
Tags: News, Armando Iannucci, Dev Patel, Brexit, David Copperfield



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