Director Wim Wenders Lands Third Oscar Nom

By Anjelica Oswald Managing Editor German director Wim Wenders received his third Oscar nomination Thursday morning for The Salt of the Earth, a documentary about the life and career of Brazilian ...

Berlin's Wim Wenders homage line-up revealed

Berlin's Wim Wenders homage line-up revealed Ten strong line-up of titles unveiled; Wenders to take part in on stage conversation. The Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 5-15) has revealed the ten titles that will make up its Homage to ...

Global Showbiz Briefs: Berlin Sets Wim Wenders Homage; BBC Two Orders ‘Stonemouth’ & UK’s First Transgender Series; More

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival will dedicate an homage to Wim Wenders and present him with an Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement. Since his 1970 debut Summer In The City, ...

Berlin to honour Wim Wenders

Berlin to honour Wim Wenders Ten films from the Wings of Desire director to be shown as part of a homage at the next Berlinale. The 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 5-15) is to dedicate the Homage strand to German ...

U2's Bono, The Edge collaborating with Once director on new musical

U2's Bono, The Edge collaborating with Once director on new musical U2's Bono and The Edge are to collaborate with Once director John Carney on a new musical film. Sing Street is based loosely on events from Carney's childhood, and will centre on a boy who uses music ...

10 Overlooked Classics By Master Directors

Great “auteur” filmmakers are known for having a style that carries throughout their films: Hitchcock had his trademark suspense, Godard has his knowing self-reflexivity, Romero has his zombies. These ...

Daily Briefing. Before Sunrise/Sunset 3quel

I haven't seen a newsy item excite so many cinephiles in quite a while. Talking to Allocine, Ethan Hawke has let on that a followup to the delightfully Rohmeresque films he's made with Richard ...

Wenders's "Pina" and Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams"

"Apples and oranges" was my off-the-cuff reply to a critic I admire as we rose from our seats following a screening of Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams. He'd just muttered something to the ...

Miranda July and Victoria Mahoney Heading to the "February Festival"

Now we know why this announcement was put on hold. Seeing as both fests are back to back and one ends up supplying the other, Sundance John Cooper kindly obliged before annoucing the inclusion of ...

Victoria Mahoney’s “Yelling To The Sky” Will Debut At Berlin International Film Festival

About a week after the Sundance Film Festival announced its complete lineup, the Berlin title with (the Berlin International Film Festival) just publicized the first batch of films that will be in ...

Berlinale Adds ‘Coriolanus’ To Competition

The 61st Berlin International Film Festival has announced the rest of the Competition line-up in addition to opening film True Grit (which is screening out of competition). They include Ralph Fiennes’ ...

Rip Titanic’s Gloria Stuart

Although she was well into her 80′s when she appeared in Titanic, Gloria Stuart had to be aged through make-up in order to make her look believable as a survivor of the tragic sinking. Stuart had in ...

Gloria Stuart obituary

Hollywood 30s ingenue whose return to acting gained her an Oscar nomination for Titanic When Gloria Stuart, who has died aged 100, was nominated for the best supporting actress Oscar for her spirited ...

Gloria Stuart: 1910 - 2010

Gloria Stuart: 1910 - 2010 Gloria Stuart, the elegant actress who found fame late in her seven decade Hollywood career when she earned an Oscar nomination for her role as the elderly Rose in 1997's Titanic, passed away on ...

Rockin' The Reel: Musicians Turned Moviemakers

By Stephen Saito As McA of the Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch has rapped about "Three MCs and One DJ," but as a filmmaker, he's had to learn to go solo. With his latest documentary "Gunnin' For That #1 ...

The Rise and Fall (and continual Fall) of Wim Wenders

* When do the organizers of the Cannes film festival revoke the VIP card? When does the red carpet become off limits to folks who've worn out their welcome. Thus should be the case for German ...

Gibson And Bono Feud

Gibson And Bono Feud Mel Gibson and Bono have fallen out over the finished version of movie flop Million Dollar Hotel, The (2000). Gibson, who starred in the Wim Wenders movie, co-written by Bono, claims making the film ...

Critics Want To See Bono Movie Twice

Critics Want To See Bono Movie Twice Film critics have been asking to see U2 star BONO's debut movie a second time - because they feel they've missed something. The SWEETEST THING singer came up with the idea for Million Dollar Hotel, ...