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Boston Plays Key Role in ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Live by Night’

Boston has been a star in two recent high-profile films, Peter Berg’s “Patriots Day,” the director’s latest collaboration with Mark Wahlberg, and Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night”. The two films have more than the city in common, though — they share the same location manager, Mark Fitzgerald, a native of Framingham, Mass., whose deep knowledge of the area helped both projects. Continue reading

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Real places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated films

All of them are real places where Oscar-nominated movies were filmed. Continue reading

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Amazon Makes Oscar History as First Streaming Service Best Picture Nominee

With “Manchester by the Sea,” Amazon Studios has made history, becoming the first streaming service to land a best picture Oscar nomination. Continue reading

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Oscar Nominations: Complete List

Variety.com Variety staff January 24, 017 Oscar nominees for the 89th annual awards were announced on Tuesday morning during a live-streamed event filmed in six cities around the globe. Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs was joined by Demian Bichir, Dustin … Continue reading

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Brockton, doubling as Detroit, will soon be on the big screen

A movie filmed in Brockton is coming soon to a theater near you. Continue reading

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City of Lawrence stars in ‘Live by Night

By Terry Date Daily News January 13, 2017 Back in the fall of 2015, Lawrence residents got a front-row seat to see Massachusetts native and Hollywood star Ben Affleck make a movie in their city. Now, the whole country will … Continue reading

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2017 Nominations List for the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

By BAFTA.org January 10, 2017 The nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in plain text: • Browse the categories (additional imagery & information) • View the press release • Explore the Awards database 2016 NOMINATIONS (presented in 2017) … Continue reading

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How to Visit the Real ‘Manchester by the Sea’

Many of the films nominated for awards this season explore specific, off-the-beaten-path parts of America. “Manchester by the Sea”—produced by Matt Damon and nominated for five Golden Globes, including Best Picture—portrays the working class fishing neighborhoods along Massachusetts’s North Shore. Continue reading

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Matt Damon congratulates ‘Manchester by the Sea’ crew on Golden Globe nomination

The first round of congratulations is coming in for the Golden Globes nominees. First up, Matt Damon, producer of “Manchester by the Sea” Continue reading

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2017 Golden Globes Nominations: The Full List

By Vanity fair December 12, 2016 There was lots of love for La La Land and Moonlight from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. On Monday morning, Don Cheadle, Laura Dern, and Anna Kendrick announced the nominees for the 74th Golden … Continue reading

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2016 Critics’ Choice Awards Winners (Complete List)

By Variety Staff Variety.com The Critics’ Choice Awards took place on Sunday, honoring the critics picks for the best movies and television of the year. SEE MORE: Awards: The Contenders “La La Land” was the big winner of the night, … Continue reading

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WATCH NOW: Manchester by the Sea Official Trailer

Manchester by the Sea Official Trailer- LIMITED RELEASE NOV. 18TH Continue reading

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WATCH NOW: Official ‘Live By Night’ Trailer

LIVE BY NIGHT was partially filmed in Boston, Lawrence and North Andover, Massachusetts in 2015. Continue reading

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MASS MEDIA EXPO 2016 – November 5th at WGBH

New England’s Largest Media Conversation, November 5th at WGBH Continue reading

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PATRIOT’S DAY, was filmed in filmed in Boston, Cambridge, Framingham, Hopkinton, Malden, Natick, Newton, Peabody, Quincy, Rockland, Somerville, Weymouth and Woburn, Massachusetts this year. IN THEATERS SOON

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Watch: First Trailer for Ben Affleck’s Live by Night

Boston Magazine By Matt Juul September 9, 2016 The first teaser trailer for Ben Affleck’s upcoming Boston-set movie Live by Night hit the web on Thursday. Although we’ve seen the actor portray a Bay State gangster before in The Town, … Continue reading

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Casey Affleck Faces Rejection in ‘Manchester by the Sea’ Trailer

It’s not smooth sailing for Casey Affleck in the first trailer for “Manchester by the Sea. Continue reading

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See Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson in the First Trailer for ‘A Quiet Passion’

Nixon plays Emily Dickinson in a biopic about the brilliant American poet’s troubled and lonely life. The film follows her upbringing in 1830s Amherst, Massachusetts all the way to her final years when she wrote hundreds of poems in total seclusion. Continue reading

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Go Inside the Filming Locations and Set Designs of Ghostbusters

More than 30 years after Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, and Ernie Hudson stepped onto the screen as the Ghostbusters, the franchise has been revived and refreshed in time for summer blockbuster season. Continue reading

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Who Ya Gonna Troll?

With his Ghostbusters reboot, director Paul Feig wade-with good intentions, he swears- into gender wars. Continue reading

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