John Woo Returns To Action With ‘Manhunt’ – Here’s The First Trailer

In a few weeks, The Hollywood News ventures off to Canada for our annual trip to the Toronto International Film Festival. There are many films playing there this year, but one of the ones I’m ...

Media Asia marches to Chinese army project from 'Infernal Affairs' director

Media Asia marches to Chinese army project from 'Infernal Affairs' director Exclusive: The Founding Of An Army is the third in a trilogy of historical propaganda films. Hong Kong-based Media Asia Films has picked up international rights to The Founding Of An Army, directed ...

How MoMA Changed the Field of Film Preservation

How MoMA Changed the Field of Film Preservation Read More: 10 Rare Gems MoMA Just Saved From Obscurity Eighty years ago, the Museum of Modern Art launched a new field. The New York institution’s film department, founded in 1935, was among the first ...

Film Review: '8½'

★★★★★ A regular fixture in discussions of cinema's greatest ever achievements, Federico Fellini's 8½ (1963) returns to screens this week thanks to European preservationists Argent and the British ...

Why Federico Fellini's 8½ is the film you should watch this week – video review

Federico Fellini's 8½ dances on a fine line between reality and dreams as it tells the story of Guido (Marcello Mastroianni), a struggling director (and a version of Fellini himself) who has lost his ...

The Forgotten: "Prague Nights" (1969)

Though the Czech New Wave of the sixties was not as addicted to anthology films as the Italians (any major Italian director could have called a film Eight and a Half, since they all directed episodes ...

John Woo to direct 'Manhunt' remake

John Woo to direct 'Manhunt' remake John Woo is to direct a remake of action thriller Manhunt, based on a novel by Japanese writer Juko Nishimura, for Hong Kong-based Media Asia Films. The novel, Kimi Yo Funnu No Kawa O Watare, was ...

How Reese Witherspoon could end up with three Oscar nominations this year

How Reese Witherspoon could end up with three Oscar nominations this year Eight and a half years ago, Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar. It came for her leading performance as June Carter in James Mangold's Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line." But things fell off after that for ...

'8 1/2's' Guido Graces the 67th Cannes Film Festival's Golden Poster

Introducing the official poster for the 67th Cannes Film Festival. This year's poster art features Guido in his sunglasses from Federico Fellini's classic film 8½ awash in gold and adorned with Cannes ...

Claudia Cardinale: 'I don't want to stop'

Sixties screen siren Claudia Cardinale talks to Steve Rose about entrancing Fellini, spurning Brando – and why appearing in 135 films still isn't enough There's nothing Claudia Cardinale hates more ...

Mad Men season 6 episodes 1 & 2 review: The Doorway

Review Frances Roberts 8 Apr 2013 - 18:30 Mad Men returns with a packed multi-stranded two-hour opener brimming with quotable dialogue and existential angst... This review contains spoilers. 1.1 & ...

Song Premiere: Stars - "Backlines" (Eight and a Half Remix)

The most recent release from Stars, The North, has already snagged a spot on our Best of 2012 list, but the Canadian indie band isn’t off our radar yet. Check out the latest spin on one of the album’s ...

Awesome Infographic For ‘Cockneys Vs Zombies’!

After the disappointing efforts of comic-horror Strippers Vs. Werewolves, the prospect of a similar themed feature entitled Cockneys Vs. Zombies didn’t sound promising. Having now recently caught the ...

‘Savages’ Author Don Winslow Awarded Raymond Chandler Award

‘Savages’ Author Don Winslow Awarded Raymond Chandler Award Savages author Don Winslow has won the Raymond Chandler Award. The honor, awarded at the Courmayeur Noir Festival 2012, has been won in the past by the likes of John le Carré, John Grisham, and ...

The Forgotten: Love is Not Pop

My DVD of Just Like a Woman (1967), pre-ordered months earlier and delayed because it was in the same order as The Devils (1971), arrived two days after its director, Robert Fuest, died. Come to think ...

Jackie Kennedy Tapes Reveal Her Love for JFK

Jackie Kennedy Tapes Reveal Her Love for JFK She was one of the world's most beloved yet mysterious women. And as a young widow following her husband's murder in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy largely kept quiet in her torrent of grief. Until now. ...

Adrian Sitaru Has 'Best Intentions' for Sophomore Project

At thirty-nine, although he has made only one single feature film, Romanian filmmaker Adrian Sitaru is already internationally known. He won the Leopards of Tomorrow section of the 2007 Locarno ...

The Film That Changed Rian Johnson’s Life: 8½ by Federico Fellini

The Film That Changed Rian Johnson’s Life: 8½ by Federico Fellini The Guardian has a regular feature called "The Film That Changed My Life", which featured film directors talking about the movie that inspired their art. The latest edition features Brick/The Brothers ...

Top Ten: Oscar's Favorite Foreign Filmmakers

tuesday top ten returns! It's for the list-maker in me and the list-lover in you The Cannes film festival wrapped this weekend (previous posts) and the most recent Oscar winner for Best Foreign ...

Apple's iPad Can Capitalize on Fragmenting Marketplace

Apple's iPad Can Capitalize on Fragmenting Marketplace By Rafi Mohammed Newspapers, magazines, book publishers, television networks and movie studios need only examine the bumpy evolution of the music industry brought on by the iPod to see what’s ...

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