Czech Republic selects WW2 drama ‘The Painted Bird’ as Oscar entry

Czech Republic selects WW2 drama ‘The Painted Bird’ as Oscar entry The film debuted in competition at Venice this year. The Czech Republic has selected Václav Marhoul’s Second World War drama The Painted Bird as its entry for the international feature category at ...

Poster for The Irishman featuring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci

Netflix has debuted a new poster for Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman featuring Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, which reveals the mob epic is set for a limited theatrical release on November ...

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Set for Centerpiece Screening at Rome Festival

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Set for Centerpiece Screening at Rome Festival Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” will be among highlights of the upcoming Rome Film Festival, following its European launch as the closing film at the BFI London Film Festival. As with the Oct. 13 ...

Venice Title ‘The Painted Bird’ Chosen As Czech Oscar Submission As Poland, Pakistan & Taiwan Also Enter Race

Venice Title ‘The Painted Bird’ Chosen As Czech Oscar Submission As Poland, Pakistan & Taiwan Also Enter Race Hard-hitting Venice Film Festival competition movie The Painted Bird has been selected by the Czech Film and Television Academy as the Czech Republic’s international Oscar entry. Described as an ...

Venice Competition Film ‘The Painted Bird’ Is Czech Entry in Oscar Race

Venice Competition Film ‘The Painted Bird’ Is Czech Entry in Oscar Race Václav Marhoul’s “The Painted Bird,” which world premiered at the Venice Film Festival in the main competition and also played at the Toronto Film Festival in Special Presentations, has been selected ...

2020 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture (Updated: September 9)

2020 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture (Updated: September 9) Predicting the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture is never easy. We were sure the top prize at the 2019 Oscars would go to “Roma” but it was “Green Book” that won. In coming up with our 2020 ...

Toronto Correspondences #4: The Momentous and the Micro

The Notebook is covering Tiff with an on-going correspondence between critics Fernando F. Croce, Kelley Dong, and editor Daniel Kasman.The Painted BirdDear Kelley and Fern,Leonardo has already written ...

‘The Painted Bird’ Film Review: Jerzy Kosiński Adaptation Is Gruesome, Poetic Epic of Inhumanity

‘The Painted Bird’ Film Review: Jerzy Kosiński Adaptation Is Gruesome, Poetic Epic of Inhumanity An epic pastoral horror pitting human savagery against the impossible calm of nature, Czech filmmaker Václav Marhoul’s adaptation of Polish author Jerzy Kosiński’s rattling World War II novel “The ...

Film News Roundup: Lily James Eyes British Drama ‘The Dig’ With Carey Mulligan

Film News Roundup: Lily James Eyes British Drama ‘The Dig’ With Carey Mulligan In today’s film news roundup, Lily James circles a British drama role, “Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story” has started production, Laika makes a veteran hire and “Beanpole” and “Just Noise” get ...

‘The Boys’: ‘Timeless’ Alums Goran Visnjic & Claudia Doumit To Recur On Season 2 Of Amazon Series

‘The Boys’: ‘Timeless’ Alums Goran Visnjic & Claudia Doumit To Recur On Season 2 Of Amazon Series Exclusive: Timeless alums Goran Visnjic and Claudia Doumit are joining the second season of Amazon’s superhero drama series The Boys in recurring roles. Based on the comic book by Garth Ennis ...

Electric Entertainment launches Tiff sales on Maltese production 'Just Noise'

Davide Ferrario to direct from screenplay by Jean-Pierre Magro. Dean Devlin’s Los Angeles-based Electric Entertainment has acquired worldwide rights to the Maltese production Just Noise starring ...

'Brutal' Holocaust Movie The Painted Bird Prompts Walkouts at the Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival seems to have found the most controversial film of the year. The Painted Bird prompted walkouts from audience members at the festival after graphic scenes of violence, sexual ...

The Painted Bird review – savage, searing three-hour tour of hell

Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel and Udo Kier star in this phantasmagorical horror about eastern Europe that saw half the Venice audience walk out. I couldn’t look away One day they’ll make a film ...

Venice Film Review: ‘The Painted Bird’

Venice Film Review: ‘The Painted Bird’ Anyone depending on the kindness of strangers is going nowhere fast in “The Painted Bird,” a child’s-eye Holocaust drama of such unrelenting brutality as to make even the vaguest gestures of humanity ...

New Images from Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman,’ Which Clocks in at 3.5 Hours

We are now in the month of the world premiere of the year’s most-anticipated film, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. Set to open the 57th New York Film Festival, the story of Jimmy Hoffa’s mysterious ...

Stellan Skarsgard Discusses Venice Festival Drama ‘Painted Bird’

Stellan Skarsgard Discusses Venice Festival Drama ‘Painted Bird’ No stranger to the world of prestigious film festivals, Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard drew notice almost from the very beginning of his film career when he won the best actor award at the Berlin ...

New images from Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman

Empire has revealed three new images from Martin Scorsese’s upcoming mob epic The Irishman featuring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Ray Romano, Jesse Plemons, Stephen Graham, and more; take a look here… ...

Paging Oscar Voters: 19 Fact-Based Fall Movies and Biopics, From ‘Judy’ to ‘Bombshell’ (Photos)

There aren’t a lot of things Hollywood loves more in a film than the retelling of true-to-life events or the on-screen portrayal of the real life of a complicated or inspiring person. For proof, look ...

Martin Scorsese's The Irishman Might Have a Runtime of 210 Minutes!

Martin Scorsese’s new crime epic, The Irishman, is set to make its big debut at the New York Film Festival and last night the festival’s website posted that the runtime of the film is 210 minutes! ...

The Irishman Runtime Promises an Epic, Is Martin Scorsese's Longest Movie Yet

The Irishman Runtime Promises an Epic, Is Martin Scorsese's Longest Movie Yet The hype for director Martin Scorsese's Netflix gangster epic is growing, and now we know exactly how epic it is going to be. According to the official New York Film Festival website, where the film ...

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