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Lee Weathers evaluates potential risks in businesses, businesses that blur the lines of what could be deemed ethically correct. When Lee is assigned a new case, she journey's to a remote scientific facility where they focus in engineering human DNA. Lee is informed that their latest project is a scientifically engineered human who's developed at a far greater speed than any human. By one month old, the baby had already begun walking and her physical and mental development continued to appreciate from then.

5 years later, Morgan is almost fully formed and her handlers have grown incredibly attached to the child that they've cared for since birth. However, her human and synthetic bioengineered elements combined with laboratory style upbringing appear to affected Morgan's thought process and she's unable to set conclusive thoughts on how to behave.

When Morgan violently injures one of her doctor/handlers, Lee is brought in to evaluate what the team ought to do with her. Knowing that Lee's decision could mean the end of Morgan, they are distant from Weather's and must decide just how far they will go to save their experiment.

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Anomalisa Review

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As he did in films like Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Charlie Kaufman continues to explore the nature of human identity in this bracingly original stop-motion animated feature. It's an exquisitely crafted drama following a man and woman who find a way to see beyond the sameness of the world around them. And with his co-director Duke Johnson, Kaufman creates a witty, complex, dreamlike world that's unashamedly aimed at grown-ups.

It's the story of Michael (voiced by David Thewlis), an efficiency expert who travels to Cincinnati to deliver a lecture at a conference. But his mind is preoccupied with Bella, an ex who lives there. He phones his wife and son to clear his conscience before arranging to meet Bella in his hotel. Then later that evening he runs into Lisa (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a fan of his book who feels like such an anomaly that she can't quite believe that Michael might be interested in her. But there's a spark of attraction between them, something that feels rare in this soft, bland place.

This is a story about how life is essentially selfish and lonely, only livened up by hopeful connections we make with the people around us. Yes, it's sometimes rather bleak and dark, but it's also breathtakingly honest. And the film is packed with staggeringly clever touches that touch on ideas in ways that cut right through to our hearts (we'll never year Girls Just Wanna Have Fun in quite the same way again). Aside from Michael and Lisa, all of the characters are voiced by Tom Noonan, a stylistic flourish that feels gimmicky until its meaning becomes clear. As played out by these delicately crafted puppets on remarkably detailed sets, the film looks simply astonishing. It's almost hyper-realistic, with characters who are packed with visible quirks that echo in the actors' vocal performances.

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Jennifer Jason Leigh - Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016 held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016

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Jennifer Jason Leigh - 31st Independent Spirit Awards held at Santa Monica Beach at Independent Spirit Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 27th February 2016

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Jennifer Jason Leigh - 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at Santa Monica Beach at anta Monica Beach, Independent Spirit Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 27th February 2016

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Jennifer Jason Leigh , Cathy Schulman - 9th Annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails - Arrivals at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails - West Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 26th February 2016

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Jennifer Jason Leigh and Cathy Schulman
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Cathy Schulman
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Cathy Schulman
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Cathy Schulman
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Kurt Russell Talks Being Chained To Jennifer Jason Leigh For 'The Hateful Eight'


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In The Hateful Eight, Kurt Russell plays bounty hunter John Ruth, who captures fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who’s wanted dead or alive for murder. But in order to make sure his captive doesn't escape John chains himself to Daisy, meaning on set the two actors couldn't get away from each other either.

Kurt RussellKurt Russell and Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Hateful Eight.

To Russell, being chained to another person seemed easy when he read the script, until filming began. “That was rough,” Russell said of the experience. “That was different when I read it, I didn’t think anything of it. I though OK we’re chained together.”

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'No-One Writes Women Like Tarantino': Jennifer Jason Leigh Opens Up At 'The Hateful Eight' Premiere [Photos]


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This week saw both the UK and US premieres of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming Western 'The Hateful Eight', and it's safe to say it's all becoming too real for us now. The film will be in actual theaters on Christmas Day, almost three years since he announced it. 

The Hateful Eight castThe cast of 'The Hateful Eight' unite at the premiere

It's a movie about bounty hunters, bad weather and betrayal and it sure has an all-star cast. In fact, the only female member of the main cast, Jennifer Jason Leigh, has just been announced as a nominee for Best Supporting Actress at the 2016 Golden Globes, with Tarantino as the only other member of the crew to get a nod for the film as he becomes a contender for writing the Best Screenplay.

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The Hateful Eight Trailer


John Ruth earnt his nickname The Hangman for a good reason, he's one of the best bounty hunters of his generation and he's just caught himself a BIG prize, Daisy Domergue has a bounty of ten thousand dollars on her head and Ruth isn't going to share his reward with any other man he might meet on the road.

On their trip, the weather in Wyoming begins to turn and the bounty hunter and his trophy must leave the road and take shelter. They find themselves hauled up at Minnie's Haberdashery, a small stagecoah stopover. This trip just became all the more risky for Ruth as they're not the only dubious residents staying at the layover.

Knowning that the chatter will soon spread, each member of the boarding house are introduced to one another. There's the new sheriff Chris Mannix; Bob The Mexican who's looking after Minnie's Haberdashery whilst Minnie is busy; Oswaldo Mobray AKA The Little man; General Sanford Smithers, an aging confederate General; Joe Gage also known as The Cow-puncher and finally the mysterious Major Marquis Warren, an ex-soldier (for the Union) turned notable bounty hunter.

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Anomalisa Trailer


Anomalisa is a new film from directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson. Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich) also wrote the film - his first animation. Initial funding for the movie was achieved on Kickstarter, the project raised over 400,000 dollars, doubling their initial asking price.

The stop-motion film used 3-D printers to create the puppets and the story follows the day to day life of Michael Stone, a man who's struggling with going through the same processes every day. When he meets a stranger in a hotel, she might just be able to show Michael a new view point.

The lead characters are voiced by David Thewlis and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The whole film was voiced by the total of three people. The film was said to be the surprise movie of the 2015 BFI Festival.

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The Hateful Eight Trailer


John Ruth, known by his associates and like-minded peers as The Hangman on account of his fondness for hanging criminals, is a formidable bounty hunter on his way to Red Rock with a suspected murderer named Daisy Domergue. Along the way, they bump into another brutal bounty hunter named Major Marquis Warren who wastes no time in informing Daisy of her captor's uniquely vicious reputation, and they also pick up self-proclaimed new sheriff of Red Rock Chris Mannix. It's a bitter winter and soon a furious blizzard threatens to engulf them and their stagecoach. Thus, they decide to seek shelter at a small place on a mountain pass called Minnie's Haberdashery, which is currently playing host to caretaker Bob, Red Rock's own hangman Oswaldo Mobray, a ranch hand named Joe Gage and former Confederacy general Sandy Smithers. Unfortunately, the bounty hunters are not the only volatile ones at the haberdashery, and it seems some lethal mounting deception is threatening to bury them well before the storm.

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We're Shivering In Excitement For Quentin Tarantino's Winter Western 'The Hateful Eight' [Trailer + Pictures]


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Guns, violence, cool outfits and immeasurable cheese is everything that Quentin Tarantino is about, so fans have been waiting for a good old Western flick from him for a long time. Now we can rejoice because his eighth movie, 'The Hateful Eight', brings us just that, complete with shoot-outs, stetsons, suspicion - and a helluva lotta snow.

Samuel L. Jackson in The Hateful EightSamuel L. Jackson is as formidable as ever in 'The Hateful Eight'

Tarantino touched on the Western genre with 2012's 'Django Unchained', of course, but that was more about illicit slavery than country outlaws; there's usually humour to the Oscar winning director's work despite the shameless brutality of it, but 'Django' gave us something serious to think about. 'The Hateful Eight' is just plain enjoyable, bounty hunter, sweary (thanks to Samuel L. Jackson) fun, that everyone should be excited for come winter.

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Ennio Morricone Is Composing The Score For Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’


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Ennio Morricone is set to write the score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. He is best known for composing music for a number of Italian (Spaghetti) Westerns including the Dollars Trilogy, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, and Once Upon a Time in the West. The 86-year-old Italian composer is returning to writing film scores after eight years away but it has been more than forty years since he worked on a Western.

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino at San Diego Comic-Con 2015.

Read More: Quentin Tarantino Shot The Hateful Eight on Refrigerated Set.

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'The Hateful Eight': This Is What A Tarantino Western Looks Like [Pictures]


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In case it wasn't clear already, Quentin Tarantino loves movies. He's talked on many occasions about his love for the Spaghetti-Western genre, which has led many people to wonder what a Tarantino-directed Spaghetti-Western would look like. Sure, we had 2012's 'Django Unchained' to give us a brief glimpse at the idea, but that was racial revenge story first, and a Western second. When Tarantino announced his 8th film, 'The Hateful Eight', back in November 2013, fans worldwide jumped for joy. 

Quentin Tarantino on set with the cast of 'The Hateful Eight'Quentin Tarantino on set with the cast of 'The Hateful Eight'

A jump that may have been a little premature, as the project was cancelled in January 2014, after the script for the highly anticipated picture was leaked online. Tarantino talked about rereleasing the screenplay as a novel, before going back and deciding to give the film one last shot. Production began in January 2015, and now we have some of the first pictures from the set of the new film.

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Jennifer Jason Leigh

Date of birth

5th February, 1962

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Actor

Sex

Female

Height

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Jennifer Jason Leigh Movies

Morgan Trailer

Morgan Trailer

Lee Weathers evaluates potential risks in businesses, businesses that blur the lines of what could...

Anomalisa Movie Review

Anomalisa Movie Review

As he did in films like Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless...

The Hateful Eight Movie Review

The Hateful Eight Movie Review

Quentin Tarantino is a filmmaker who simply can't be ignored, especially when he lobs a...

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The Hateful Eight Trailer

The Hateful Eight Trailer

John Ruth earnt his nickname The Hangman for a good reason, he's one of the...

Anomalisa Trailer

Anomalisa Trailer

Anomalisa is a new film from directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson. Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine...

The Hateful Eight Trailer

The Hateful Eight Trailer

John Ruth, known by his associates and like-minded peers as The Hangman on account of...

Welcome To Me Trailer

Welcome To Me Trailer

Oprah obsessed Alice Klieg suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder which causes her to be socially...

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Kill Your Darlings Movie Review

Kill Your Darlings Movie Review

Even though it's slightly too mannered, this true drama takes a clever approach to the...

Kill Your Darlings - International Trailer And Clips Trailer

Kill Your Darlings - International Trailer And Clips Trailer

Kill Your Darlings is the previously untold story of friendship, jealousy, genius and murder that...

Kill Your Darlings Trailer

Kill Your Darlings Trailer

Allen Ginsberg is a Beat Generation writer, with no idea that his venture to New...

The Spectacular Now Trailer

The Spectacular Now Trailer

Sutter Keely thinks he has the perfect life; he's a high-school student with a car,...

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