Movie Poster of the Week: The Posters of the 4th New York Film Festival

Above: Italian 2-foglio for Loves of a Blonde (Miloš Forman, Czechoslovakia, 1965).As the 54th New York Film Festival winds to a close this weekend I thought it would be instructive to look back at ...

Nine spends big on local content

The Nine Network is channelling tens of millions of dollars freed up from the end of its output deal with Warner Bros. into a record investment in local content. Spending on local production will ...

Mads Mikkelsen, Carlos Reygadas: Cannes Winners

Carlos Reygadas‘ Post Tenebras Lux Cannes 2012 Winners Pt.1: Michael Haneke’s Amour, Matteo Garrone’s Reality, Cristian Mungiu’s Beyond The Hills The Best Actor was Mads Mikkelsen, who late last year ...

Day three - live!

All the latest news, reviews, comment and buzz from the Croisette 10.04am: Day three of Cannes 2012 rolls round. If you want to catch up with what happened yesterday (whenever that was), here's ...

'Magic Mike' Star Alex Pettyfer To Lead 'Diamond Dogs,' Gwyneth Paltrow & Antonio Banderas Star In Picasso Biopic 'Guernica 33 Days'

Alex Pettyfer, star of failed franchise starter “I Am Number Four,” and Steven Soderbergh's upcoming "Magic Mike," has found a new starring role in the new film from “Heartbreaker” helmer Pascal ...

Gwyneth Paltrow in Talks to Join Antonio Banderas in Pablo Picasso Film Guernica 33 Days

Though we’ve most recently only seen her in brief roles in both Contagion and The Avengers, Gwyneth Paltrow is lining up a major role in the drama Guernica 33 Days. The story centers on Pablo ...

Director Carlos Saura and Producer Elias Querejeta Combine Forces Once More for ‘33 Dias’

After collaborating on seven different projects, it was only inevitable that the directing and producing duo of Carlos Saura and Elias Querejeta would be teaming up once again. Now, Variety tells us ...

Carlos Saura: 'Franco took so long to die we had time to buy champagne'

His 1975 classic Raise Ravens still points the way for new film-makers wishing to tackle the tricky subject of the Spanish civil war. The old revolutionary reminisces to Giles Tremlett Carlos Saura ...

A short history of Spanish cinema

Beyond Buñuel, Spanish film-makers struggled to make an international impact – until Franco's death in 1975 liberated an entire generation Spain embraced the new medium of cinema at the turn of the ...