Anthony Bourdain Was a Brilliant Filmmaker in Disguise

Anthony Bourdain Was a Brilliant Filmmaker in Disguise When I spoke to Anthony Bourdain on May 31, eight days before he committed suicide, I mostly wanted to talk about movies. While not everyone associated the food-show host with cinema, it informed ...

A&E/Lifetime/History delivers 2018 Emmy Fyc mega-mailer to voters highlighting ‘Leah Remini,’ ‘Flint,’ ‘Knightfall’ and more

Media company A+E Networks has delivered its 2018 Emmy Fyc mega-mailer to the TV academy membership highlighting many of its original programs across a trio of networks: A&E, Lifetime and History. ...

Rosamund Pike’s ‘A Private War’ Gets Awards-Season November Release

Aviron Pictures has given Rosamund Pike’s drama “A Private War” an awards-season release, starting with Nov. 2 openings in Los Angeles and New York with a Nov. 16 wide launch. The cast includes Jamie ...

Sheffield Doc/Fest reveals 2018 programme

Sheffield Doc/Fest reveals 2018 programme Over 200 projects announced, including 37 world and 70 UK premieres. UK documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest has unveiled the programme for its 25th edition, which runs from June 7-12 this summer. ...

Sean McAllister's 'A Northern Soul' to open 2018 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sean McAllister's 'A Northern Soul' to open 2018 Sheffield Doc/Fest McAllister’s previous films include The Liberace Of Baghdad and A Syrian Love Story. Sean McAllister’s A Northern Soul has been selected as the opening night film for the 2018 edition of Sheffield ...

Netflix and Amazon Aren’t Buying Documentaries, But the Non-Fiction Market Is Booming Anyway

Documentaries are hotter than ever, but their production and distribution is in constant flux. In 2017, major companies were shelling out huge dollars to acquire documentaries, dramatically shifting ...

Exclusive Clip from Matt Heineman-Produced Tribeca Premiere ‘When Lambs Become Lions’ Explores the African Ivory Trade

Beginning next week is the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and, quite often, a number of gems can be found in its documentary lineup. One film that’s caught our eye is When Lambs Become Lions, executive ...

‘Legion,’ ‘Insecure’ And ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Up For 2018 Peabody Awards

The nominees for the 2018 Peabody Awards were announced this morning and a number of standout television series made the cut. FX’s “Legion,” Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” HBO’s “Insecure,” CBS’ “Star ...

77th Peabody Awards Nominees: ‘Legion,’ ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘S-Town,’ and More

77th Peabody Awards Nominees: ‘Legion,’ ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘S-Town,’ and More The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected 60 nominees for the organization’s 77th annual awards, including “Legion,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Last Men in Aleppo,” and “S-Town.” They were ...

East End Film Festival Movie Review – Sand and Blood (2018)

Sand and Blood, 2018 Directed by Matthias Krepp and Angelika Spang Synopsis: Using anonymous testimonies from refugees who’ve fled to Austria, Sand and Blood tells the personal tales that have ...

Rakuten TV Empire Awards Interviews and Winners

It’s the final stop on the 2017 awards calendar, and with echoes of the hashtag chatter and acceptance speeches from the Globes, BAFTAs and Oscars still ringing in our ears the team at Empire rolled ...

Baftas 2018: 'Three Billboards' triumphs at ceremony dominated by #TimesUp campaign

The night was dominated by messages of solidarity and support for the victims of sexual harassment and bullying. The 2018 Bafta Film Awards, which saw Three Billboards take five prizes including best ...

BAFTA predictions ahead of the vital precursor

This coming weekend, the British Academy will hand out their honors. BAFTA represents really the last time for Oscar hopefuls to change the game before voting begins. It’s distinctly possible that ...

Best Documentary Feature Oscar predictions: Could ‘Icarus’ get an Olympics-sized boost?

Best Documentary Feature Oscar predictions: Could ‘Icarus’ get an Olympics-sized boost? Every four years Oscar voting just happens to coincide with the Winter Olympics, and this year that could give an extra boost to Best Documentary Feature nominee “Icarus.” Directed by Bryan Fogel, ...

Oscar Documentary Race Pits Youth vs. Experience

Oscar Documentary Race Pits Youth vs. Experience The Academy’s documentary branch has proven once again that it is made up of a consistently unpredictable bunch, particularly keen on spreading the love. After narrowing down a record-breaking 170 ...

Movie News: 'Shape of Water' Director Guillermo del Toro Named Year's Best; 'Coco' Honored at Animation Awards

The Shape of Water: Guillermo del Toro has been named the best feature-film director of the year for The Shape of Water by his peers in the Director's Guild of America. The winner has often gone on to ...

Guillermo del Toro takes the DGA prize while “Coco” runs away with the Annie Awards

Over the weekend, specifically on Saturday night, two big precursors went down. The Directors Guild of America Awards and the Annie Awards were held, help to solidify two Oscar categories. Yes, as ...

Movie News: 'Shape of Water' Director Guillermo del Toro Named Year's Best

The Shape of Water: Guillermo del Toro has been named the best feature-film director of the year for The Shape of Water by his peers in the Director's Guild of America. The winner has often gone on to ...

Directors Guild Awards 2018: Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) tops all Experts predicting DGA winners

Congratulations to Gold Derby founder and president Tom O’Neil for a perfect score of 100% when predicting the 2018 Directors Guild Awards winners on Saturday. He is best among 12 Experts, journalists ...

Directors Guild Awards 2018 winners: Best DGA prediction scores by our Editors and Users

Congratulations to our User Paul Rankin for a perfect score of 100% when predicting the 2018 Directors Guild Awards winners on Saturday. He is actually tied with 15 others with that percentage but has ...

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