Franco Zeffirelli, Italian creator of sumptuous visuals, dies at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian creator of sumptuous visuals, dies at 96 Devout Catholic was senator in Silvio Berlusconi’s right wing Forza Italia party. Franco Zeffirelli, the director of extravagant film, theatre, television and opera whose feature credits included ...

Franco Zeffirelli, Director of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Dies at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, Director of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Dies at 96 Franco Zeffirelli, the stylish and sometimes controversial theater, opera and film director, has died. He was 96. Zeffirelli, who was Oscar-nominated for his 1968 version of “Romeo and Juliet,” died ...

Natpe: Kew Media Sells Beatles, Pendergrass, and Hip-Hop Shows into Latin America

Kew Media Distribution has sold over 100 hours of programming to buyers in Latin America it announced at the ongoing Natpe programming market in Miami. Pay-tv platform operator DirecTV has bought a ...

Amy Adams, Regina King each expected to go 1-1 in their double Golden Globes face-off

Amy Adams, Regina King each expected to go 1-1 in their double Golden Globes face-off Amy Adams and Regina King will be Golden Globe winners and losers next month. The double nominees are up against each other in the same two categories — Best Film Supporting Actress and Best Limited ...

Double Golden Globes duel: Amy Adams or Regina King could be 5th performer to win twice in one night

Double Golden Globes duel: Amy Adams or Regina King could be 5th performer to win twice in one night Amy Adams and Regina King will have a double showdown at the Golden Globe Awards. The stars are nominated in two categories, Best Film Supporting Actress and Best Limited Series/TV Movie Actor. If ...

Regina King (‘Beale Street’ & ‘Seven Seconds’) could join elite club of actors to win 2 Golden Globes in 1 night

Regina King (‘Beale Street’ & ‘Seven Seconds’) could join elite club of actors to win 2 Golden Globes in 1 night Fresh off her Emmy win for “Seven Seconds” as grieving mother Latrice Butler, Regina King finds herself in the enviable position of earning Oscar buzz for her performance in “If Beale Street Could ...

Spilling the Tea: For Dames Maggie, Judi, Eileen and Joan, No Subject Is Off Limits

Spilling the Tea: For Dames Maggie, Judi, Eileen and Joan, No Subject Is Off Limits Here in the States, the populace worships the Kardashians. In the U.K., there’s nothing like a Dame. In a sane world, there’s no contest. So do have tea with the Dames: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, ...

Keira Knightley Is ‘Colette’; ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘Love, Gilda’ Among Weekend Openers – Specialty B.O. Preview

Keira Knightley Is ‘Colette’; ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘Love, Gilda’ Among Weekend Openers – Specialty B.O. Preview Another busy post-summer lineup of specialties are heading into theaters this weekend, including Sundance and Toronto’s period bio-drama Colette by filmmaker Wash Westmoreland, opening in New York and ...

Film Review: ‘Tea With the Dames’

Film Review: ‘Tea With the Dames’ There are some films that deliver with such literal-minded generosity on the promise of their titles that all you can do in response is applaud, and in that respect — if no other — “Tea With the ...

Box Office: ‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ to Lead Quiet Weekend

Timing really is everything. That seems especially true for Universal Pictures’ “The House With a Clock in Its Walls” as a mid-teens launch looks to be enough to top the domestic box office. After ...

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society Review

Mike Newell is a director I bring up far more than one might imagine given how widely underappreciated he seems to be. Though he may always be best known for his films that – made a dent in the ...

Trailer for 'Tea with the Dames' Brings Four Legends Together to Chat

"It's all coming out now!" IFC Films has debuted an official trailer for a documentary titled Tea with the Dames, a film that gets four great acting icons together for some afternoon tea. Similar to ...

Laurel Canyon Music Doc ‘Echo in the Canyon’ to Open La Film Festival

“Echo in the Canyon,” a documentary on the Laurel Canyon music scene, is set to open the La Film Festival on September 20. Andrew Slater’s film about artists including the Byrds, The Beach Boys, ...

Nothing Like a Dame review – an actor’s life for the famous four

Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith take a trip down memory lane in this enjoyable documentary It’s a gloriously simple idea. Put four old friends, all of them stars of stage ...

Kew Media Beefs Up Non-Fiction Slate With Six Movies Including Judi Dench Doc ‘Nothing Like A Dame’

Kew Media Group has picked up international rights to six non-fiction films for Cannes including documentary Nothing Like A Dame, about the lives and careers of Brit actresses Eileen Atkins, Judi ...

Nothing Like a Dame review – Judi Dench and Maggie Smith trade brutal banter

Dench, Smith, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright engage in a round-table war of theatrical anecdotes in this outrageously funny film • Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the ...

The Marisa Tomei Oscars Conspiracy That's Fascinated Hollywood For Decades

For anyone who watched the Academy Awards last year, the jaw-dropping best picture mix-up for La La Land and Moonlight might have brought to mind a long-circulated Oscars conspiracy regarding Marisa ...

Plowright, Dench, Smith To Reflect In BBC’s ‘Nothing Like A Dame’; Fremantle Buys Oz’s Easy Tiger – Global Briefs

As part of a new series of arts programming, the BBC has set a one-off program of insights and revelations from Joan Plowright, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Eileen Atkins. The four old friends will ...

Judi Dench and Maggie Smith to reflect on lives in new BBC arts output

Two actors will spend a weekend retreat together with fellow dames Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright for new programme Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright will reflect on ...

Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight,' Warren Beatty and the Perfect Hollywood Ending

Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight,' Warren Beatty and the Perfect Hollywood Ending Forget it, Jake – it's La La Land. No wait, sorry, there's been a mistake. it's Moonlight! Our bad. What a glorious only-in-Hollywood fiasco, and what a sublimely insane ending to an Oscar night for ...

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