Pleasure Principle: The Early Films of Pedro Almodóvar

Mubi's retrospective, The Art of Transgression: The Cinema of Almodóvar, is showing August 18 – October 19, 2019 in the United Kingdom.“Cinephilia is not only a love for cinema. It’s a relation to the ...

Pedro Almodóvar’s Best Pictures

The legendary Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s hotly anticipated new film Pain and Glory, in cinemas 23 August, tells the quasi-autobiographical story of an ageing filmmaker who re-examines his life ...

Pedro Almodovar to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Venice Film Festival

Pedro Almodovar to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Venice Film Festival Oscar-winning director Pedro Almodovar will be honored by the Venice Film Festival with a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. The Spanish director, 69, is having a good year after his “Pain and ...

Cannes Film Festival 2019: Palme d’Or race has 19 strong entries – who’s ahead?

Cannes Film Festival 2019: Palme d’Or race has 19 strong entries – who’s ahead? Nineteen films are in contention for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which runs from May 14 to May 25. The history of a filmmaker at this festival can offer wisdom as to who could ...

'Cold War' leads winners at 2018 European Film Awards

'Cold War' leads winners at 2018 European Film Awards Other winners include ’Dogman’, ’The Death Of Stalin’, and ’Bergman: A Year in a Life’. Cold War won best film, best director, best actress (Joanna Kulig) and best screenwriter at the 31st European ...

‘Cold War’ Wins Big at the European Film Awards

‘Cold War’ Wins Big at the European Film Awards Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Cold War” has been named the best European film of 2018 at the European Film Awards, which were handed out on Saturday in Seville, Spain. The decade-spanning drama, which was ...

Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War’ Wins for Best Film, Director at European Film Awards

Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War’ Wins for Best Film, Director at European Film Awards “Cold War,” Pawel Pawlikowski’s black-and-white romance set in the 1950s, scooped the prizes for best film, director and screenplay at the 31st edition of the European Film Awards on Saturday. “Cold ...

'Cold War', 'Border', 'Dogman' lead 2018 European Film Award nominations

'Cold War', 'Border', 'Dogman' lead 2018 European Film Award nominations The nominations for the 2018 Efa awards were revealed at the Seville European Film Festival. After winning best birector at Cannes Film Festival, Pawel Pawlikowski’s melodrama about love and modern ...

International Newswire: Convergence, a Dangerous Liaison

Today in Variety’s International Newswire, a study from Enders Analysis questions convergence; U.K. independent production scores its biggest market share in a near decade; Mipcom begins to come ...

800 Bullets

Setting aside his usual gonzo theatrics, Álex de la Iglesia deftly juggles several genres in this 2002 film including action, drama and especially comedy. A bittersweet salute to spaghetti westerns ...

Didier Brunner’s ‘My Family and the Wolf’ Boarded by Charades (Exclusive)

Charades, the year-old French sales company which has three movies playing at Cannes, has come on board to handle international sales on “My Family and the Wolf,” a fantasy-adventure feature to be ...

Antonio Banderas movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, including ‘The Mask of Zorro,’ ‘Evita,’ ‘Philadelphia’

Antonio Banderas movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, including ‘The Mask of Zorro,’ ‘Evita,’ ‘Philadelphia’ This year Antonio Banderas could win his first Emmy for “Genius: Picasso.” He stars in the second season of NatGeo’s anthology series as famed Spanish surrealist painter Pablo Picasso. Banderas ...

Meryl Streep in ‘The Devil Wears Prada’: A look back at her 14th Oscar nomination, the competition and the outcome

Meryl Streep in ‘The Devil Wears Prada’: A look back at her 14th Oscar nomination, the competition and the outcome This article marks Part 14 of the 21-part Gold Derby series analyzing Meryl Streep at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at Meryl Streep’s nominations, the performances that competed with her at the ...

Media Luna boards Tadeusz Kantor biopic, co-produces first movie

Media Luna boards Tadeusz Kantor biopic, co-produces first movie Exclusive: Jan Hryniak directs film about Polish artist. Germany-based sales outfit Media Luna New Films has picked up international rights to Jan Hryniak’s Kantor. The film is a biopic of ...

More Cannes Winners: Diane Kruger to Become the New Isabelle Huppert + Best Director Coppola Oscar Chances?

'In the Fade' with Diane Kruger: Fatih Akin's German-language Avenging Woman drama may give its star the chance to become next awards season Isabelle Huppert. Diane Kruger: 2017–2018 awards season's ...

Pedro Party: What Have I Done To Deserve This? & Volver

It's a Pedro Party. We're celebrating Almodóvar each day as we count down to Cannes 2017. Here's Daniel Crooke. Women hold the universe together according to the peacock-feathered films of Pedro ...

Pedro Party: Losing Our Minds Over "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown"

We're celebrating Pedro Almodóvar all week. Here's Spencer Coile on his first Oscar nominee...  Almodóvar is always at his best when also at his zaniest. Through a healthy mix of wacky characters and ...

Isa of the Day: Shoreline Becomes Latin American Talent & Literary Manager

Isa of the Day: Shoreline Becomes Latin American Talent & Literary Manager Isa of the day is a continuing series of profiles of very special international sales agents. Shoreline Entertainment, one of the longest running independent film production companies and ...

Trevor Reviews Pedro Almodóvar’s Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown [Criterion Collection Blu-Ray Review]

It’s only February, yet The Criterion Collection has already released two exceptional screwball comedies this 2017. The first, His Girl Friday, released last month (and reviewed by David Blakeslee ...

Recommended Discs & Deals: ‘Manchester by the Sea,’ ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,’ and More

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday ...

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