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Ovid.TV Adds ‘A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness,’ ‘Down by Love,’ and More

Ovid.TV, the newly launched streaming platform created by eight independent-film distributors, is expanding its library. The service has made 10 new titles available to watch, most notably Ben Rivers ...

Nicole Kidman and Amara Karan In Talks To Join Weinstein Company’s ‘Intouchables’ Remake

Nicole Kidman and Amara Karan In Talks To Join Weinstein Company’s ‘Intouchables’ Remake Last night, Nicole Kidman was up for a Golden Globe for her performance as Sue Brierley in Garth Davis’ “Lion,” the story of an adopted Indian who searches for his lost family as an adult. She’s set ...

Drawing on real life by Amber Wilkinson

Chomet: I really wanted to do a film which was about music but not to be obviously to be a film where everyone suddenly bursts into song - although there's a couple of scenes like that Sylvain Chomet ...

Attila Marcel Review

French director Sylvain Chomet has an incredible four Academy Award nominations to his name, renowned for his distinguishable, ingenious animations such as The Triplets of Belleville, and The ...

Tiff 2013: Attila Marcel Review

When you love a filmmaker, it’s always exciting to see them stretch outside of their comfort zone. In the case of Sylvain Chomet, there was something undeniably fascinating about the idea of the man ...

Tiff 2013: Sylvain Chomet’s ‘Attila Marcel’ a delight from beginning to end

Attila Marcel Written and directed by Sylvain Chomet France, 2013 In 2003, Sylvain Chomet suddenly popped up on arthouse radars with his first animated feature The Triplets of Belville. Critics ...

Tiff 2013. Correspondences #4

Cher Danny, Frederick Wiseman’s Film Festival—now that would be something perfect for capturing the Tiff experience, with its swarms of filmmakers and volunteers and reviewers, its exhilaration and ...

Attila Marcel | 2013 Tiff Review

Keaton-esque Amelie (or Whimsical Pianist) French director Sylvain Chomet has delighted audiences with his droll animated films The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist, earning repeated ...

Tiff 2013: ‘Attila Marcel’, Sylvain Chomet’s first live-action feature, releases its first trailer

While the North American animation stage is largely dominated by Disney, the international stage remains a wide open field, with many filmmakers creating well-regarded animated works. One such ...

The Toronto International Film Festival Rolls Out Its Red-Hot Carpet

The 38th Toronto International Film Festival has released an incredible guest list of celebrated talent from around the globe. Filmmakers expected to present their world premieres in Toronto include: ...

Tiff Lineup: Firth, Witherspoon, Radcliffe, Kidman, Keaton/Tati Homage

Toronto Film Festival Movie Lineup (photo: Chiwetel Ejiofor in Steve McQueen’s ’12 Years a Slave’) (See previous post: “Toronto Film Festival 2013 Dates and Movies.”) Among the Toronto Film Festival’s ...

Blu-Ray Releases: Mar. 5

There’s something for everyone in next week’s Blu-Ray releases: Wreck-It Ralph will tickle your gaming bone, The Intouchables brings a bit of comedy to its drama, and one my favorite films of the ...

The Intouchables Remake Lands Director Tom Shadyac

The Intouchables Remake Lands Director Tom Shadyac Filmmaker Tom Shadyac is in talks to take the helm on The Intouchables English-language remake for The Weinstein Company. Colin Firth is said to be circling a lead role, but nothing has been ...

Untouchable DVD Review

Directors: Oliver Nakache, Eric Toledano Starring: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny Running Time: 112 Mins Certificate: 15. Extras: Deleted Scenes. On it’s initial release late last year, ...

Chris Tucker Eyes a Remake of French Comedy The Intouchables

Chris Tucker Eyes a Remake of French Comedy The Intouchables Silver Linings Playbook returns Chris Tucker to the big screen with his first role in five years. It's been a long wait since 2007's Rush Hour 3, but the comedic actor doesn't plan on taking another ...

European Film Academy Opens Vote for People's Choice Award - Win a Trip to Malta!

Every year, the Efa People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favorite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, ...

Movie Review - Untouchable (2011)

Untouchable (A.K.A. The Intouchables), 2011. Written and Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Starring François Cluzet, Audrey Fleurot, Omar Sy, Clotilde Mollet and Anne Le Ny. Synopsis: ...

HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Anytime Passes to Festival-Winning ‘The Intouchables’

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 50 admit-two anytime movie passes up for grabs to the new festival-winning comedy/drama ...

Film Review: Connection Overcomes Handicaps in ‘The Intouchables’

Chicago – One of the big movie hits in French cinema last year, “The Intouchables,” comes to our shores with a powerful and unusual redemption tale. The true story of a wealthy but quadriplegic man, ...

Interview: Director Olivier Nakache on Truth in ‘The Intouchables’

Chicago – One of the great international films from France, which had nine nominations at The 2012 Cesars – the French equivalent of the Oscars – is the intimate relationship film “The Intouchables.” ...

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