Feature documentary about cricketer Shane Warne in the works with Dogwoof (exclusive)

Eclipse Films, Gospel teaming on doc Shane. A feature documentary about Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne is being made by UK producers Eclipse Films (Finding Your Feet) and Gospel (Forbidden ...

Sinead O’Connor, The Happy Mondays & Frank Bruno Docs Lead Sheffield Doc/Fest Pitch Lineup

Sinead O’Connor, The Happy Mondays & Frank Bruno Docs Lead Sheffield Doc/Fest Pitch Lineup Rock documentaries about the likes of Sinead O’Connor, The Happy Mondays and The Towers of London as well as films about boxer Frank Bruno and Murakami Haruki make up the line-up of the Sheffield ...

Criterion Now – Episode 37 – Dead Man, Sid & Nancy, Godzilla

Keith Enright and Mark Hurne return to the podcast and we get into a big Criterion news week. Keith had the scoop regarding the Starz Godzilla deal, and we talk about the Olympic trailer, the Barnes & ...

The Best Coming-of-Age Movies Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey

The Best Coming-of-Age Movies Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be found ...

The Best Child Performances in Movie History — IndieWire Critics Survey

The Best Child Performances in Movie History — IndieWire Critics Survey Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be found ...

The Forgotten: Henri Verneuil's "Weekend at Dunkirk" (1964)

So, it's pretty obvious why this film suddenly has currency. It's a fascinatingly different take on the historical events dealt with in Christopher Nolan's current war epic (and also in Leslie ...

The Best War Movies Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey

The Best War Movies Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film and TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be ...

Marcel Pagnol’s The Marseille Trilogy

No longer out of reach, Marcel Pagnol’s stunning 3-feature saga of love and honor in a French seaport is one of the great movie experiences — and the most emotional workout this viewer has seen in ...

The Film Sales Company heads to Sheffield with 'Wilders'

The Film Sales Company heads to Sheffield with 'Wilders' Exclusive: Documentary centres on controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders. The Film Sales Company president Andrew Herwitz has picked up worldwide sales right to Wilders ahead of its debut at ...

Fsc bulks up Hot Docs slate with 'Forbidden Games', 'This Cold Life'

Exclusive:Both documentaries to receive world premieres in Canada. Film Sales Company president Andrew Herwitz has added two films to his Hot Docs slate as the festival gets underway in Toronto. ...

Cinema Paradiso

Giuseppe Tornatore’s ode to the Italian love of movies was a major hit here in 1990, despite being severely cut by Miramax. In 2002 the director reworked his long version into an almost three-hour ...

How Often Do Foreign-Language Films Score Screenwriting Oscar Nominations Or Wins?

‘Toni Erdmann’ (Courtesy: Tiff) By: Carson Blackwelder Managing Editor It’s not too often that foreign-language films get recognized for anything at the Oscars beyond the best foreign-language film ...

No Fear: The Year’S Best Movies

This is definitely the time of year when film critic types (I’m sure you know who I mean) spend an inordinate amount of time leading up to awards season—and it all leads up to awards season, don’t ...

The Return Of Rene Clement’S Forbidden Games (1952)

It’s 1940, and the Nazi invasion of France is fully under way. A mother, father, a five-year-old girl and her tiny dog are among a throng of refugees fleeing Paris and jamming roads across the French ...

Honesty (No Lie!) About The Movies Of 2015… So Far!

So here we are, smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer (and if you don’t get that little saying, try lying out on the sidewalk in 100-degree heat for 15 minutes or so, like Fido does, and ...

Film News: 2015 Chicago French Film Festival Kicks Off July 31 at the Music Box Theatre with ‘Le Affaire SK1’

Chicago – The 5th annual Chicago French Film Festival is six days of beret-wearing cinema, taking place July 31st-August 5th, 2015, at the historic Music Box Theatre in Chicago. The opening night film ...

Daily | Moullet, Mekas, Mulvey

In today's roundup of news and views: Revisiting Luc Moullet’s Une Aventure de Billy le Kid and René Clément’s Forbidden Games, interviews with Jonas Mekas and George Armitage, another new book on ...

Daily | Moullet, Mekas, Mulvey

In today's roundup of news and views: Revisiting Luc Moullet’s Une Aventure de Billy le Kid and René Clément’s Forbidden Games, interviews with Jonas Mekas and George Armitage, another new book on ...

To Date, Academy Has Had Only 3 Female Presidents; Today, Stronger Female Presence in Board of Governors

Women presidents at the Academy: Cheryl Boone Isaacs is only the third one (photo: Angelina Jolie, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Brad Pitt) (See previous post: "Honorary Award Non-Winners: Too Late for Gloria ...

Eternal Screencaps from the Blogging Mind

Guess what unforgettable movie about people wanting to forget is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary? Have you ever thought about what your favorite shot from it is? Or which shot best represents ...

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