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‘Black Widow,’ ‘West Side Story’ Delayed to 2021 Amid Pandemic

‘Black Widow,’ ‘West Side Story’ Delayed to 2021 Amid Pandemic In another major reshuffling of its release calendar, Disney is pushing 2020 event pics Black Widow and West Side Story to next year amid challenges posed by the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. ...

Former Political Prisoner Arantza Santesteban on Recreating Jail Experience in ‘918 Nights’

Former Political Prisoner Arantza Santesteban on Recreating Jail Experience in ‘918 Nights’ “In 2016, after the final trial took place about my case, I looked at the big box of correspondence sent to me during almost three years in prison,” recounts writer and director Arantza Santesteban in ...

The films opening in key European territories this weekend: ‘Monsoon’, ‘David Copperfield’, ‘Lux Æterna’

The films opening in key European territories this weekend: ‘Monsoon’, ‘David Copperfield’, ‘Lux Æterna’ Cinemas are looking to bounce back from a week of bad news. France, opening Wednesday September 23 UFO Distribution and Potemkine Films joined forces this week for a rare general release of a ...

Rebuilding Paradise review – after the wildfire in a California town

Rebuilding Paradise review – after the wildfire in a California town The town of Paradise tries to get back on its feet in Ron Howard’s quietly harrowing documentary As America’s west coast continues to burn, this Ron Howard-directed documentary tells of the aftermath ...

Director Jerónimo Quevedo on San Sebastian Work in Progress Title ‘The Fossilized Remains’

Director Jerónimo Quevedo on San Sebastian Work in Progress Title ‘The Fossilized Remains’ Producer Juan Segundo Álamos was in San Sebastian to showcase “Los restos fósiles” (The Fossilized Remains), the debut feature film from award-winning Argentinian director Jerónimo Quevedo. At Wip ...

‘Cuties’ Controversy: Surge in Netflix Cancellations Was Short-Lived, Data Shows

‘Cuties’ Controversy: Surge in Netflix Cancellations Was Short-Lived, Data Shows The firestorm over controversial Netflix film “Cuties,” which led to a huge spike in U.S. customer cancellations following its debut earlier this month, burned out after a few days, according to new ...

Filmfest Hamberg's Albert Wiederspiel on the importance of introducing new talents to audiences

Filmfest Hamberg's Albert Wiederspiel on the importance of introducing new talents to audiences The festival is showcasing first films by Moritz Bleibtreu, Bjarne Mädel,Fanny Liatard, Jeremy Trouilh and Suzanne Lindon. The 28th edition of Filmfest Hamburg opened on Thursday evening with the ...

Viggo Mortensen Charms San Sebastian at ‘Falling’ Press Conference

Viggo Mortensen Charms San Sebastian at ‘Falling’ Press Conference Viggo Mortensen is in San Sebastian this week with his directorial debut “Falling” to receive one of this year’s prestigious Donostia awards. On Thursday afternoon, the multi-hyphenate filmmaker held ...

Montreal’s Phi Centre Takes Central Role in Xr Ecosystem

Montreal’s Phi Centre Takes Central Role in Xr Ecosystem In an emerging landscape marked by dynamism and evolution, it doesn’t take long for new actors to become old stalwarts. Which goes a long way in explaining how Montreal’s Phi Centre – a ...

NewImages Xr Financing Market Judges Seek ‘Audacious,’ ‘Shocking’ Projects

NewImages Xr Financing Market Judges Seek ‘Audacious,’ ‘Shocking’ Projects The 40 projects (see link here) presented at NewImages’ Xr Financing Market go before a panel of industry professionals, who offer their unvarnished advice, critiques and praise. To get a better sense ...

VR Pioneer Tony Parisi: Real-Time Technology Is Helping People Get the Job Done

VR Pioneer Tony Parisi: Real-Time Technology Is Helping People Get the Job Done Speaking via live stream at NewImages Festival on Thursday, Tony Parisi, global head of Ar/VR ad innovation at Unity Technologies, and one of virtual reality pioneers, made his point clear: real-time ...

Miss Juneteenth review – inspiring tale of a mother's dreams

Miss Juneteenth review – inspiring tale of a mother's dreams In a story steeped in pride for Black Texan culture, a struggling single mom hopes her daughter will repeat the success she once had as a beauty queen This debut feature from Channing Godfrey Peoples ...

Bestselling Indian Author Amish’s Historical Novel ‘Suheldev’ Heads for Film Adaptation

Bestselling Indian Author Amish’s Historical Novel ‘Suheldev’ Heads for Film Adaptation Historical novel “Suheldev – The King Who Saved India,” by bestselling Indian author Amish Tripathi, who goes just by Amish as a pen name, will be adapted as a feature film. The film, set in the 11th ...

New Wong Kar-Wai Project ‘Chungking Express 2020’ Approved by China

New Wong Kar-Wai Project ‘Chungking Express 2020’ Approved by China Chinese authorities have registered and approved a new project written by Hong Kong-based auteur Wong Kar-wai, listed as “Chungking Express 2020.” According to an official filing on the National Film ...

Netflix, Finland’s Aurora Jump Into ‘Bordertown – The Mural Murders’ (Exclusive)

Netflix, Finland’s Aurora Jump Into ‘Bordertown – The Mural Murders’ (Exclusive) Netflix has acquired the Finnish movie “Bordertown – The Mural Murders,” a spinoff of the popular Nordic crime series which is now in its third season. Produced by Matti Halonen and Johannes Lassila ...

‘The Boys in the Band’ Review: Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto Find the Relevance of the Datedness in the New Netflix Version

‘The Boys in the Band’ Review: Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto Find the Relevance of the Datedness in the New Netflix Version There are plenty of dramas that look different with time, but it’s the peculiar fate of “The Boys in the Band,” Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking 1968 play, to have been so buffeted by changing times that ...

‘The Boys in the Band’ Review: Mart Crowley’s Stage Scandal Is Now a Darkly Witty Romp on Netflix

‘The Boys in the Band’ Review: Mart Crowley’s Stage Scandal Is Now a Darkly Witty Romp on Netflix The shocking drama and dark camp of Mart Crowley’s play “The Boys in the Band,” which first bowed off-Broadway in 1968, is hard to top. Filmmaker William Friedkin first brought this two-act stage ...

The Boys in the Band review – fierce fun and games in the pre-Aids era

The Boys in the Band review – fierce fun and games in the pre-Aids era This new film version of the off-Broadway hit about gay lives in New York is strange, compelling and unexpectedly potent It’s hammy and stagey and campy, but The Boys in the Band turns out to have a ...

From Ida to The Evil Dead: 10 of the best films under 90 minutes

From Ida to The Evil Dead: 10 of the best films under 90 minutes If you don’t have the concentration for a cinematic epic, here is a selection of movies clocking in at less than an hour and a half This is not the moment for ponderous blockbuster cinema: ...

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet review – stark climate emergency warning

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet review – stark climate emergency warning This terrifying documentary looks back over the 93-year-old’s career – but at its heart is a short, sharp, shocking lesson ‘I am David Attenborough and I’m 93. This is my witness statement.” There is ...

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