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Third Jackie Featurette

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  The Wrap has a third featurette about the film, centered on Pablo Larraín. Natalie, Darren Aronofsky and other crew members talk about why the Chilean director was the perfect…

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Variety Podcast

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Natalie and Darren Aronofsky have been interviewed in “playback”, the Variety podcast, hosted by Kristopher Tapley. Both were talking, among many things, about the challenges of filming Jackie.

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Jackie Premiere in NYFF

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Jackie Premiere was held at New York Film Festival just a few hours ago, and here we have the first pictures of the entrance to the screening and the post Q&A. Natalie looks stunning alongside Pablo Larraín, Peter Sarsgaard, Darren Aronofsky, Noah Oppenheim and other members of the crew. Zimbio has several photos of the event:

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Jackie Film Review

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Hey everyone. It’s been a while since I’ve written for this site. I attended both Jackie and Planetarium at the Toronto International Film Festival, and I am going to review both of these releases. First, here’s Jackie!

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When Billy Crudup’s journalist character asks Jackie Onassis what it sounded like when the bullet went through her late husband’s head, you know you’re getting a grizzly depiction of how the John F. Kennedy assassination went down. Jackie is co-produced by Darren Aronofsky, who was originally slated to direct this film and have his ex parter Rachel Weisz star as the titular former First Lady. Aronofsky and Weisz abandoned their posts, but the former stayed with the project while Chilean director Pablo Larrain got put in charge. Aronofsky’s dismal filmmaking definitely can be felt here, as Larrain’s perception of the tragic event is almost unsettlingly real. Natalie Portman, also an Aronofsky affiliate, was selected for the main role, and the rest is history.
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Jackie TIFF Premiere

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  Natalie joined Pablo Larraín and Darren Aronofsky at the Toronto International Film Festival to present Jackie at the Winter Garden Theatre earlier this evening. Hit the preview below to…

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Here’s Jackie

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  Hot on the heels of Planetarium, Natalie is jumping straight into Jackie, the biopic about Jackie Kennedy that is being produced by Black Swan helmer, Darren Aronofsky, and directed…

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Full TIFF Conversation

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  Natalie was honoured by TIFF during her appearance earlier this year. We had heard and see bits and pieces from the conversation but now we have the full video.…

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Tidbits

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  A new week and a new batch of mini news items for you guys to snack on. - Let's kick things off with a scene scene clip from Knight…

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