Pinocchio review – Matteo Garrone crafts a satisfyingly bizarre remake

Pinocchio review – Matteo Garrone crafts a satisfyingly bizarre remake Drawing on the original children’s story for his new live-action version, the Gomorrah director combines sentimentality and the grotesque in a unique way There is something rich and strange and ...

Javier Bardem struggles with a mental break in trailer for ‘The Roads Not Taken’

Javier Bardem struggles with a mental break in trailer for ‘The Roads Not Taken’ Universal Pictures has debuted a new trailer for Sally Potter’s drama ‘The Roads Not Taken’ featuring Javier Bardem. The film follows 24 turbulent hours in the life of father and daughter Leo ...

Another Trailer for Garrone's 'Pinocchio' Movie with Roberto Benigni

Another Trailer for Garrone's 'Pinocchio' Movie with Roberto Benigni "I don't want to be a puppet..." Vertigo Releasing from the UK has debuted a new trailer for their upcoming release of the Italian update on Pinocchio, from director Matteo Garrone. This premiered at ...

Alexandre Desplat on Wes Anderson’s Amazing ‘French Dispatch’ and del Toro’s Musical ‘Pinocchio’

Alexandre Desplat on Wes Anderson’s Amazing ‘French Dispatch’ and del Toro’s Musical ‘Pinocchio’ For the busiest man in movies, life during quarantine hasn’t been all that different from the way it was before. Taking a rare break from work in order to field a phone call from his recording studio ...

Berlinale Bits and Pieces of News

Berlinale Bits and Pieces of News Not definitive, but interesting news items… Next year the Berlinale will be February 11–21, 2021. Sundance will be Thursday, 21 January and will end on Sunday, 31 January 2021. Rotterdam will go from ...

‘Pinocchio’ Review: A Gorgeous Update Makes the Classic Fairy Tale Weirder and Creepier Than Ever

‘Pinocchio’ Review: A Gorgeous Update Makes the Classic Fairy Tale Weirder and Creepier Than Ever “Pinocchio” will never stop becoming a real boy. Nearly 150 years after its initial publication and exactly 70 after the first Disney adaptation, the story continues inspiring new interpretations, ...

Pinocchio review - wooden-puppet fairytale goes back to the sweet-sour original

Pinocchio review - wooden-puppet fairytale goes back to the sweet-sour original Director and co-writer Matteo Garrone embraces the grotesqueness and sentimentality of Collodi’s 1883 story There is something rich and strange and generous in Matteo Garrone’s new live-action ...

Roberto Benigni in ‘Pinocchio’: Film Review

Roberto Benigni in ‘Pinocchio’: Film Review Enough time has passed since Roberto Benigni’s ill-starred “Pinocchio” for the actor to move more happily into the role of Geppetto in Matteo Garrone’s visually rich though oddly subdued version of ...

Matteo Garrone on Making a Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ for All Ages (Exclusive)

Matteo Garrone on Making a Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ for All Ages (Exclusive) Matteo Garrone broke out internationally with “Gomorrah” (2008), considered one of the most realistic mob movies ever made. His English-language debut was dark fantasy/horror film “Tale of Tales” ...

'Pinocchio': Film Review

'Pinocchio': Film Review With Roberto Benigni as the woodcutter and rising child star Federico Ielapi as his walking, talking creation carved from a tree trunk, Matteo Garrone’s new Pinocchio brings genuine emotion to one of ...

Jeremy Thomas on Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio,’ Takashi Miike TV Series

Jeremy Thomas on Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio,’ Takashi Miike TV Series British producer Jeremy Thomas, whose credits include “The Last Emperor,” “Crash” and “Sexy Beast,” is attending the Marrakech Film Festival where he was interviewed onstage by U.K. film critic Jason ...

Trailer for an Interestingly Different and Dark Version of Pinocchio from Italian Director Matteo Garrone

There are a few different feature film versions of the classic fairytale Pinocchio in development. We have a stop-motion film coming from Guillermo del Toro, and Disney is developing their own live ...

First Teaser Trailer for Matteo Garrone's New Italian 'Pinocchio' Movie

The wooden boy returns again. From the director of Roman Summer, Gomorrah, Reality, Tale of Tales, and Dogman comes a new take on... Pinocchio. Wait - for real? Yep. Garrone is finishing up a new ...

‘Pinocchio’ Trailer: Roberto Benigni Leads Matteo Garrone’s Reimagining

Acclaimed Italian director Matteo Garrone is returning to the type of dark fairy tales that he made memorable in 2015’s Tale of Tales, with his newest film, a take on Pinocchio. Just one of many ...

IFC Films Launches Subscription VOD Streaming Service

IFC Films is getting into the streaming game, launching its own subscription-based, video on demand streaming service on Thursday. Called IFC Films Unlimited, the catalog of movies will draw on ...

Stacy Martin among four new members of Cannes Cinéfondation jury

Stacy Martin among four new members of Cannes Cinéfondation jury Claire Denis announced as jury chair last month. UK-French actress and former Screen Star of Tomorrow Stacy Martin is among the four new members of the Cannes short films and Cinéfondation jury, ...

Stacy Martin among four new members on Cannes Cinéfondation jury

Stacy Martin among four new members on Cannes Cinéfondation jury Claire Denis announced as jury chair last month. UK-French actress and former Screen Star of Tomorrow Stacy Martin is among the four new members of the Cannes short films and Cinéfondation jury, ...

Cannes 2019: improved UK presence in Official Selection thanks to Euro co-pros

Little Joe and Sorry We Missed You both selected for Cannes Competition. Following last year’s disappointing Cannes showing for UK movies, with only one Polish-language UK co-production in ...

‘Dogman’ Review: Revenge, Served Italian and Off the Leash

‘Dogman’ Review: Revenge, Served Italian and Off the Leash The angry canine is bearing its teeth, barking loudly and ready to bite. Marcello (Marcello Fonte), however, isn’t the least bit phased. A dog groomer who plies his trade in a small beachside town in ...

Hot Italian Titles in the Pipeline

Hot Italian Titles in the Pipeline Genre filmmaking currently seems to be getting more traction within projects in the Italian cinema pipeline, be it dark fables, a Cosa Nostra thriller with a fresh angle, a Rome origins epic in ...

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