Birds of Passage review – dark odyssey to the heart of the drugs trade | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week

Ciro Guerra’s poetic – and shocking – drama about marijuana trafficking in Colombia digs deep into the culture of the indigenous people involved Ciro Guerra’s earlier film Embrace of the Serpent from ...

Will Bts win Top Social Artist again at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards? They’re up against 2 other K-pop rivals

Top Social Artist is one of the only prizes at the Billboard Music Awards decided by a fan vote, and the K-pop sensations Bts have won it for the last two years in a row, thanks to their rabid fan ...

‘Kill Bill’ & ‘Pulp Fiction’ Actress Uma Thurman Signs With ICM Partners

‘Kill Bill’ & ‘Pulp Fiction’ Actress Uma Thurman Signs With ICM Partners Pulp Fiction Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winning actress Uma Thurman has inked with ICM Partners. Thurman can next be seen this spring in Netflix’s Chambers, starring opposite Tony Goldwyn. She ...

Film Review: Tribal Side of Drug Trafficking in ‘Birds of Passage’

Chicago – One of the overriding characteristics in the movies, when it comes to drug traffickers, is the stereotypical image of a fat and corrupt cartel leader who usually have machine gun wielding ...

The Constant Impermanence of Bob Mould

The Constant Impermanence of Bob Mould Earlier this month, Bob Mould told me an anecdote about how people view his live shows. “Somebody once tweeted something like, ‘Oh, my God. I’m at a Bob Mould show, and it seems like it’s been an hour ...

The B-Side – Kevin Costner

Welcome to The B-Side, a new podcast from The Film Stage. Here we explore movies starring established stars that flopped at the box office, have been forgotten by time, or remain hidden gems. These ...

Uma Thurman To Star In Netflix Series ‘Chambers’ Produced By Stephen Gaghan

Uma Thurman To Star In Netflix Series ‘Chambers’ Produced By Stephen Gaghan Exclusive: Uma Thurman has been tapped for a starring role in Chambers, Netflix’s upcoming hourlong supernatural drama from Stephen Gaghan and Super Deluxe. Created and written by Leah Rachel, who ...

Angelo Falcón Dies: Journalist, Author And Latino Advocate Was 66

Journalist Angelo Falcón, the National Institute for Latino Policy president and founder and National Hispanic Media Coalition board member, has died. He was 66. Falcón was a nationally recognized ...

Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, Jane Seymour To Star In ‘Friendsgiving’ Comedy With Ben Stiller Producing

Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, Jane Seymour To Star In ‘Friendsgiving’ Comedy With Ben Stiller Producing Exclusive: Billions co-star Malin Akerman, 2 Broke Girls alum Kat Dennings and Jane Seymour (Let’s Get Physical) are set to topline the ensemble comedy Friendsgiving, from first-time film director ...

‘Birds of Passage’ Review: A Violent Crime Saga in the Desert from the Director of ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ — Cannes 2018

‘Birds of Passage’ Review: A Violent Crime Saga in the Desert from the Director of ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ — Cannes 2018 “Birds of Passage” starts in 1968 and encompasses a dozen years of violent upheaval in the northern Colombian desert, chronicling the rise and fall of a drug dealer and his family; the desert, ...

Director Lynn Novick (‘The Vietnam War’) on how the controversial conflict led to the ‘frightening times’ we’re living through now [Exclusive Video Interview]

Director Lynn Novick (‘The Vietnam War’) on how the controversial conflict led to the ‘frightening times’ we’re living through now [Exclusive Video Interview] “I’ve really been obsessed with the Vietnam War my entire life,” reveals director Lynn Novick when asked about what drew her to making PBS‘s epic, 18-hour documentary “The Vietnam War.” For Novick, ...

The Wire Creator David Simon Is Developing A New Series About The Spanish Civil War

Creator of The Wire David Simon is back making television, and he has yet another new drama on the way about the Spanish Civil War. Variety reports the drama, tentatively called A Dry Run, is planned ...

DGA Awards 2018: Matthew Heineman (‘City of Ghosts’) will beat documentary legends Ken Burns & Errol Morris despite Oscars snub

DGA Awards 2018: Matthew Heineman (‘City of Ghosts’) will beat documentary legends Ken Burns & Errol Morris despite Oscars snub Documentarian Matthew Heineman is the front-runner to win his second Directors Guild Award in three years thanks to his tense film “City of Ghosts.” That’s according to the combined predictions of ...

Grammys 2018: Top 5 potential upsets to watch for include Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Kesha and …

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden this Sunday, January 28, and air live on CBS. So as Gold Derby users scramble to nail down their predictions, I started to ...

Weinstein Company Pulls War with Grandpa, Upside and Mary Magdaline

The Weinstein Company yanked its first three movies of 2018 from its calendar, pulling The War with Grandpa from its February 23 date, The Upside from its March 9 date and Mary Magdalene from its ...

DGA Documentary Awards Nominations Snubs and Surprises: Oscar Frontrunners ‘Jane’ and ‘Faces Places’ Don’t Make Cut

As usual the documentary awards race is all over the place. DGA nominations are either a sign of strength or a boost into a must-see before the Oscar balloting closes on Friday. The DGA combines ...

DGA Documentary Awards Nominations Snubs and Surprises: Oscar Frontrunners ‘Jane’ and ‘Faces Places’ Don’t Make Cut

As usual the documentary awards race is all over the place. DGA nominations are either a sign of strength or a boost into a must-see before the Oscar balloting closes on Friday. The DGA combines ...

The Best Films of 2017, According to the Indie Film Community

Every year, IndieWire looks beyond the countless top 10 lists written by critics to widen the field. We turn to friends and colleagues in the independent film community — programmers, distributors, ...

British Independent Film Nominations announced: ‘I, Daniel Blake’ leads

The nominations for this year’s British Independent Film Awards are in and, unsurprisingly, Ken Loach‘s Palme d’Or winner I, Daniel Blake is leading the way with seven nominations. The film is ...

October 2016 VOD Releases Include Phantasm: Ravager, Under The Shadow

While there may be a serious lack of theatrical horror coming our way this Halloween season, fear not genre fans, as we have over 15 different horror and sci-fi titles making their way onto smaller ...

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