Loosening Oscar Rules Releases Strong Pics in Foreign-Language Race

Loosening Oscar Rules Releases Strong Pics in Foreign-Language Race However you slice the foreign-language film Oscar, it remains bound by rules and regulations that ensure it can never be fully representative of world cinema: in 2018, as global film production grows ...

Michael Haneke to direct first TV project

Michael Haneke to direct first TV project ‘After ten TV-movies and twelve films, I wanted to tell a longer story for once.’ Multiple Palme d’Or winner Michael Haneke is lining up his first TV series, partnering with FremantleMedia’s Ufa ...

‘Happy End’ Trailer: Isabelle Huppert and Michael Haneke’s ‘Amour’ Semi-Sequel Probably Isn’t Too Happy — Watch

‘Happy End’ Trailer: Isabelle Huppert and Michael Haneke’s ‘Amour’ Semi-Sequel Probably Isn’t Too Happy — Watch Sony Pictures Classics has released the trailer for “Happy End,” Michael Haneke’s semi-sequel to “Amour.” Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant reprise their roles in the film, whose title is ...

Official Oscar® Submission for Best Foreign Language Film from Austria: ‘Happy Ending’ by Michael…

Official Oscar® Submission for Best Foreign Language Film from Austria: ‘Happy Ending’ by Michael… Official Oscar® Submission for Best Foreign Language Film from Austria: ‘Happy Ending’ by Michael Haneke“All around us, the world, and we, in its midst, blind.”The Laurent Family in ‘Happy Ending’A ...

‘Happy End’ Review: A Bleak and Twisted Comedy From Michael Haneke [Tiff]

‘Happy End’ Review: A Bleak and Twisted Comedy From Michael Haneke [Tiff] Michael Haneke is not known for light-heartedness. The Austrian filmmaker behind Funny Games, Caché, The White Ribbon, and Amour specializes in challenging, often incredibly bleak dramas where all is ...

Michael Haneke’s Pitiless World: As ‘Happy End’ Debuts at Cannes, Reconsider ‘Caché’

Michael Haneke’s Pitiless World: As ‘Happy End’ Debuts at Cannes, Reconsider ‘Caché’ Austrian director Michael Haneke brings his new film, “Happy End,” to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival with a poster of a blue ocean, a French-language clip featuring glum dinner guests, and a wisp of a ...

Cannes 2017. Michael Haneke's "Happy End"

What do you do when you near the end of your life and you have nothing left to live for? That's a question practically tailor-made for Michael Haneke, whose chilly austerity and bleak fatalism has and ...

Michael Haneke's "Happy End" Gives An Unhappy First Glance

With just about two weeks to go before its seaside premiere at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival, the first image for Michael Haneke’s Happy End – his latest cold dose of cruel reality – has landed ...

Spc acquires Michael Haneke’s 'Happy End'

Spc acquires Michael Haneke’s 'Happy End' The distributor has picked up North American and Latin American rights to the Austrian auteur’s upcoming French production which wrapped in late August. Happy End offers a snapshot from the life of a ...

Sony Pictures Classics acquires Michael Haneke’s 'Happy End'

Sony Pictures Classics acquires Michael Haneke’s 'Happy End' The distributor has picked up North American and Latin American rights to the Austrian auteur’s upcoming French production which wrapped in late August. Happy End offers a snapshot from the life of a ...

Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Are these the best films of the 21st century?

If there’s one thing that pop culture obsessives love doing, it’s making lists. If there’s another thing they love doing, it’s dissecting and arguing about a list made by another pop culture ...

The 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century: BBC Polls Critics From Around The Globe

The 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century: BBC Polls Critics From Around The Globe Last year, the BBC polled a bunch of critics to determine the 100 greatest American films of all time and only six films released after 2000 placed at all. This year, the BBC decided to determine the ...

Mullholland Drive tops critics' list of best 21st century films

Ryan Lambie Aug 23, 2016 A critics' survey puts Mullholland Drive at the top of the list of the best films since 2000. Did yours make the cut? Movie critics love Linklater, Studio Ghibli, the Coens ...

The 21st Century’s 100 Greatest Films, According to Critics

Although we’re only about 16% into the 21st century thus far, the thousands of films that have been released have provided a worthy selection to reflect on the cinematic offerings as they stand. We’ve ...

Michael Haneke’s Use of Sound and Silence Explored in New Video Essay

Michael Haneke is a filmmaker who demands his audience’s attention. Known for examining social issues and extensive use of static long-takes depicting characters suffering, he has been called ...

In Happier Cannes Times

on this day in history as it relates to the movies... 1941 Bob Dylan is born in Minnesota, splinters into seven people in front of Todd Haynes' eyes. 1949 Jim Broadbent is born so that we might have ...

Great... Train Robbery, Detective, Balls of Fire

On this day in history as it relates to the movies... 1859 Arthur Conan Doyle is born. Probably rolls over in his grave 150 years later when Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes premieres and the great ...

‘Room’ and ‘Frank’ Director Lenny Abrahamson’s 10 Favorite Films

The best-known films of director Lenny Abrahamson, Frank and the quadruple Oscar-nominee Room, follow sad, and in some cases, broken souls as they search and fight for even the tiniest glimpse of ...

Michael Haneke’s Next Film Will Star Isabelle Huppert and Tackle Immigration in France

Michael Haneke’s Next Film Will Star Isabelle Huppert and Tackle Immigration in France Director Michael Haneke's next film, Happy Ending, will star Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant and deal with themes of migration. Both are favorites of the director (they appeared in his ...

Joel Edgerton Reveals the Thrillers That Inspired Him to Make The Gift

Joel Edgerton wrote, directed, and stars in The Gift as Gordo, a stalker so creepy that he earned a place on our list of the creepiest movie stalkers of all time. He enlisted Jason Bateman and Rebecca ...

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