Italy’s Rai Cinema Producing New Works by Russian Auteurs Sokurov and Konchalovsky

Rome — Leading Italian film company Rai Cinema is producing new works by revered Russian auteurs Alexander Sokurov and Andrei Konchalovsky, as well as a slew of new titles from prominent Italian ...

Film Review: Francofonia

★★★★☆ The last time UK audience's had a chance to sample the delights of Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov was when his Golden Lion winner, the boisterous and vivid interpretation of Goethe's Faust ...

Movie Review – Francofonia (2015)

Francofonia, 2015. Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov. Starring Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Benjamin Utzerath and Vincent Nemeth. Synopsis: A multi-faceted documentary feature concentrating on both the ...

New to Streaming: ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘The Innocents,’ ‘Complete Unknown,’ ‘Steve Jobs,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Venice: Why 'Brimstone' producer needed "balls of steel" and how it helped 'Game Of Thrones'

Venice: Why 'Brimstone' producer needed Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning star alongside Game Of Thrones co-stars Kit Harrington and Carice van Houten. Brimstone director Martin Koolhoven says that his producer Els Vandevorst (Francofonia) has ...

Venice: Why 'Brimstone''s producer needed "balls of steel" and how it helped 'Game Of Thrones'

Venice: Why 'Brimstone''s producer needed Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning star alongside Game Of Thrones co-stars Kit Harrington and Carice van Houten. Brimstone director Martin Koolhoven says that his producer Els Vandevorst (Francofonia) has ...

New to Streaming: ‘Green Room,’ Albert Brooks, ‘Cemetery of Splendor,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the ...

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Extended Cut, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. ...

Francofonia Movie Review

Francofonia Movie Review Francofonia (Le Louvre sous l’occupation) Music Box Films Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya, d-based on Rotten Tomatoes Grade: B Director: Aleksandr Sokurov Written by: Aleksandr Sokurov Cast: ...

‘Vaxxed’ Bows In NYC, ’Miles Ahead’ Sprints In Debut & ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ Gets Some: Specialty Box Office

‘Vaxxed’ Bows In NYC, ’Miles Ahead’ Sprints In Debut & ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ Gets Some: Specialty Box Office Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead from Sony Classics hit a high note atop the Specialty Box Office chart this very crowded weekend, with the competition holding its own. Paramount launched Richard Linklater's ...

Aleksandr Sokurov: "Cinema does not have any achievements"

Aleksandr Sokurov: The Golden Lion-winning filmmaker discussed his ambivalent relationship with cinema, his stormy friendship with Tarkovsky and the merit of actors, during a Qumra masterclass. Aleksandr Sokurov is ...

Redford, Segel, and Mara Make ‘The Discovery,’ Sokurov Plans World War II Comedy, and More

Following one casting switch and one addition, Charlie McDowell‘s The Discovery is preparing to set forth. The One I Love helmer’s second feature was originally set to star Rooney Mara and Nicholas ...

U.S. Trailer for Aleksandr Sokurov’s ‘Francofonia’ Brings the Louvre to Life

Although the basic set-up of Aleksandr Sokurov‘s Francofonia recalls his groundbreaking Russian Ark — still the director’s best-known film — reactions indicate we’re dealing with an altogether ...

Watch: New Trailer For 'Russian Ark' Director Alexander Sokurov's Louvre-Set 'Francofonia'

For casual cinephiles, Alexander Sokurov's "Russian Ark" is the movie that's perhaps the biggest point of reference in the director's filmography. The 2002 picture saw the filmmaker dance through the ...

Joshua Reviews Alexander Sokurov’s Francofonia [Piff 2016]

As cinema progresses as an art, more and more filmmakers are jettisoning normal ideas of narrative and pushing what boundaries there may appear to be on the definition of “cinema.” Even looking at ...

Rotterdam 2016 Review: Francofonia Shows All Is Fair In Art, Except War

When you look at his filmography, it is no secret that Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov loves history and art, and most of his works are meditations on those two subjects. One of his most heralded ...

Weekly Rushes. 9 December 2015

Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.Trailer for Yuen Woo-ping's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SequelBest known as an ...

Weekly Rushes. 9 December 2015

Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.Trailer for Yuen Woo-ping's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SequelBest known as an ...

Daily | First Look 2016 Lineup

New York's Museum of the Moving Image has announced the lineup for the fifth edition of its annual First Look Festival, running from January 8 through 24 and featuring a slew of Us and NYC premieres. ...

Daily | First Look 2016 Lineup

New York's Museum of the Moving Image has announced the lineup for the fifth edition of its annual First Look Festival, running from January 8 through 24 and featuring a slew of Us and NYC premieres. ...

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