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    Review: James Gray's 'The Immigrant' Starring Joaquin Phoenix & Marion Cotillard Is Restrained, Thoughtful Filmmaking

    A strangely chimeric movie, that only reveals its truest colors in its closing moments, James Gray’s “The Immigrant” is a meticulous reframing of the director’s familiar themes and concerns that mostly lived up to our high expectations, while never bursting their bounds the way we might have dared t...

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    Marion Cotillard on Learning a Whole New Language to Play a Polish Prostitute in ‘The Immigrant’

    Marion Cotillard is never one to back down from a challenge, as with her most recent role in James Gray's "The Immigrant."

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    'The Immigrant' Director James Gray Tells His Critics To 'Go F*** Themselves' and Explains His Deeply Personal Connection to the Film

    Indiewire sat down with a chatty James Gray the day following the film's premiere in Cannes to discuss the mixed reaction to the drama, what inspired him to write it with his "Two Lovers" collaborator Ric Menello, and whether he would ever consider taking a break from his emotionally bruising films ...

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    Watch: Jeremy Renner Defies Gravity In New Magic Trick Clip From James Gray’s ‘The Immigrant’

    James Gray’s upcoming, beautiful period-piece film “The Immigrant” has a stellar cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Marion Cotillard, and Jeremy Renner. Set in 1920s New York with émigrés coming off the boat to America through Ellis Island, Phoenix plays a manipulative pimp, Cotillard is a Polish migrant coming...

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    15 Thematic Trilogies From 15 Directors

    It’s quite likely that, in a few summers’ time, cinemagoing will start to resemble entering a giant narrative web, as each auditorium will be hosting a film featuring characters on their way to the plot being screened in the next theatre over. Disney, Marvel, DC—the brilliance of their crossover str...

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    James Gray Says ‘Lost City Of Z’ Will Shoot Next; Talks His Sci-Fi Project, Dances With Brad Pitt & More

    Over the course of twenty years, filmmaker James Gray has only made five movies. For comparison, if you subtract Terrence Malick’s twenty-year absence from cinema, you roughly get six of his movies in a span of about twenty-one years. However, Gray didn’t go AWOL in France for two decades; he just o...

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    Watch: Gorgeous New Trailer for James Gray's 'The Immigrant' Rudely Welcomes You to America

    Gray's much-awaited new film "The Immigrant" looks like a throwback to the great melodramas of the past, with comparisons from the film's supporters ranging from Roberto Rossellini's Ingrid Bergman collaborations to Elia Kazan.

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    Watch: New U.S. Trailer, Pics & Poster For ‘The Immigrant’ Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Marion Cotillard & Jeremy Renner

    Look, we know not all Photoshop artists were created equally, and perhaps poster art is not the domain for real art these days (folks like Neil Kellerhouse and Drafthouse artisans aside), but this recent poster for James Gray's upcoming indie drama "The Immigrant" is… let’s say politely, something e...

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    Watch: 50-Minute Look At The Making Of James Gray's Directorial Debut 'Little Odessa'

    Late last week came news that James Gray’s “The Immigrant” — which we are quite taken with — would be getting limited theatrical run in a couple of months. What better way to celebrate news of Gray’s latest seeing the inside of movie theatres (instead of languishing on the VOD market) than with a lo...

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    James Gray's 'The Immigrant' Starring Marion Cotillard & Joaquin Phoenix Will Land In Limited Release On May 16

    “I thought there was something very beautiful about exploring a melodrama from a female protagonist's perspective because all of a sudden I would be free from the constraints of, what I would call, macho posturing, male behavior and get straight to the emotional heart of it,” director James Gray sai...

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