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Comic thriller I Care a Lot heads to Prime Video, festival hit stars Rosamund Pike and Peter Dinklage

Black comedy thriller I Care a Lot is heading from the festival circuit straight to Prime Video.  Following its debut at the 2020 Toronto film fest, the movie will land on Amazon’s streaming service February 19. I Care a Lot stars Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Eiza González (Baby Driver) and Dianne Wiest (Parenthood).

Here’s the set-up: Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike plays Marla Grayson, a professional, court-appointed guardian for dozens of elderly wards whose assets she seizes and cunningly bills through dubious but legal means. It’s a well-oiled racket that Marla and her business-partner and lover Fran (Eiza González) use with brutal efficiency on their latest ‘cherry,’ Jennifer Peterson (two-time Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest),  a wealthy retiree with no living heirs or family. But when their mark turns out to have an equally shady secret of her own and connections to a volatile gangster (Golden Globe winner Dinklage), Marla is forced to level up in a game only predators can play, one that’s neither fair, nor square…

Following its debut at the 2020 Toronto Film Festival, I Care a Lot will land on Amazon’s streaming service February 19…

I Care a Lot is the latest high-profile acquisition for the platform, following on the heels of  Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and Palm Springs. It will be available to Prime members in the UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy and New Zealand.

A selection of costumes form The Favourite on display at Blenheim Palace

Costumes from BAFTA-winning The Favourite on display at Blenheim Palace

Costumes from the multi-award-winning 2018 movie The Favourite have gone on display at Blenheim Palace, as part of a spectacular new exhibition celebrating the life of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Created by the renowned British designer Sandy Powell, the costumes used in the black comedy are historically accurate, but have made from contemporaryContinue Reading

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett plays live in this picture by Ross Halfin

Metallica guitarist claims cinematic inspiration for High Plains Drifter solo release

Kirk Hammett, lead guitarist of Metallica, has released the first track from his upcoming debut solo EP, ‘High Plains Drifter’, music which he describes as taking an audio-cinematic approach. “They’re soundtracks to the movies in your mind.” The track opens the second side of Portals, the four-song EP out April 23, 2022 via Blackened RecordingsContinue Reading

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