‘Honey Cigar’ (‘Cigare au miel’): Film Review | Venice 2020

‘Honey Cigar’ (‘Cigare au miel’): Film Review | Venice 2020 A girl living between countries and cultures, and between adolescence and adulthood, tries to come into her own in the Franco-Algerian coming-of-age drama Honey Cigar (Cigare au miel). This is the ...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Producer Says Streamers, Once a Boon for Indies, Are Now as Meddlesome as Studios

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Producer Says Streamers, Once a Boon for Indies, Are Now as Meddlesome as Studios As streaming players like Netflix and Amazing rose to prominence, many in the independent film community were encouraged by those companies’ interest in telling unique stories from unique ...

Karim Aïnouz to direct Catherine Parr drama ‘Queen’s Gambit’ (exclusive)

Karim Aïnouz to direct Catherine Parr drama ‘Queen’s Gambit’ (exclusive) ‘Queen’s Gambit’ is being produced by Gabriele Tana’s Magnolia Mae Films. Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz has signed to direct Queen’s Gambit, a drama about Catherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII’s ...

Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Pain And Glory’ sweeps virtual Platino Awards

Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Pain And Glory’ sweeps virtual Platino Awards ‘Money Heist’ scooped the most awards in the TV categories. Pedro Almodovar’s Pain And Glory swept the Platino Xcaret Awards for Ibero-American films on June 29 winning six trophies including best ...

Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Pain and Glory’ Sweeps 7th Platino Xcaret Awards

Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Pain and Glory’ Sweeps 7th Platino Xcaret Awards Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” swept the 7th Platino Xcaret Awards, winning best Ibero-American film, as well as the best director and screenplay for Almodovar. It also took home three other ...

Brazil’s Government Funding Freeze Shakes Up Film Business

Brazil’s Government Funding Freeze Shakes Up Film Business Even before coronavirus, Brazil’s film sector was in extraordinary trouble, victim of a near 18-month freeze on government film funding under far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro. Now, many ...

Don't Miss "Invisible Life"

Don't Miss by Cláudio Alves After a limited release in Us theaters, Karim Aïnouz's Invisible Life is now available to stream on Amazon Prime. The film was Brazil's submission for last year's Best International ...

New to Streaming: Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Free HBO, Maurice Pialat, The Tree of Life & More

New to Streaming: Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Free HBO, Maurice Pialat, The Tree of Life & More With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options—not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves–each week we highlight the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Amazon Prime Video schedule: Here’s what is coming in April 2020

Amazon Prime Video schedule: Here’s what is coming in April 2020 Amazon Prime Video is offering a slew of escapist fare in April, including the first 20 films in the James Bond franchise. Relive all those iconic movie moments by the first five men to play 007: Sean ...

Amazon Prime's New Releases Coming in April 2020

Amazon Prime's New Releases Coming in April 2020 Movie and TV viewers who have run out of entertainment while staying at home amid the coronavirus outbreak are in luck: with a new month comes a slate of new titles arriving on Amazon Prime. Amazon ...

Amazon Prime Video New Releases: April 2020

Amazon Prime Video New Releases: April 2020 Welcome to an April that’s sure to be unlike any other. Usually this time of year means getting outdoors in the nice weather or catching a baseball game or two. Obviously 2020 had different plans for ...

Here’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in April

Here’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in April Good news for those in self-isolation — Amazon Prime Video is out with its list of everything new coming to the streaming service in April. There are a handful of new Amazon originals to look forward ...

Les Miserables And Invisible Life Coming To Prime Video

Les Miserables And Invisible Life Coming To Prime Video The Amazon Originals “Les Miserables” and “Invisible Life” are headed to Prime Video. “Invisible Life” will begin streaming on April 3, 2020 and “Les Miserables” will be available on April 10, 2020. ...

The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão triumphs at Belgrade Fest - Belgrade Fest 2020

The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão triumphs at Belgrade Fest - Belgrade Fest 2020 Other winners include The Painted Bird, Queen of Hearts, Father, Two of Us, Mater, Ivana the Terrible and Vienna Hallways, the new film by Serbian director Mladen Djordjević. The 48th Belgrade ...

Berlin Review: All the Dead Ones Sustains the Current Wave of Adventurous Brazilian Filmmaking

Berlin Review: All the Dead Ones Sustains the Current Wave of Adventurous Brazilian Filmmaking If Brazil’s film industry faces unprecedented threats under far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, let’s hope this kind of adventurous filmmaking–which ruminates on the country’s unaddressed injustices ...

Projeto Paradiso Fights for Brazilian Film Industry

Projeto Paradiso Fights for Brazilian Film Industry Berlin — Having slowed incentives to a near halt this year, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s government looks set to decimate film funding in 2020. Brazil’s industry is bracing – and fighting ...

‘The Farewell’ named best film at Spirit Awards

‘The Farewell’ named best film at Spirit Awards Uncut Gems wins best lead actor, directing, editing. Lulu Wang’s The Farewell was named best feature at the Spirit Awards in Santa Monica on Saturday (8) in a night that recognised female directing ...

'Parasite' Makes History With First South Korea Spirit Award Win

'Parasite' Makes History With First South Korea Spirit Award Win Parasite, Bong Joon Ho’s dark comedy juggernaut, made history Saturday at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards as it took home the ceremony's best international film prize. The film, which is up for ...

Final Predictions For The Independent Spirit Awards

In two days, the Film Independent Spirit Awards will be handed out. By now, we all know how different the Spirit Awards are than Oscar. That goes without saying. This year, the Academy Awards largely ...

Updated Independent Spirit Award Predictions

The night before the Academy Awards, the Film Independent Spirit Awards will be handed out. Obviously, the indie equivalent to the Oscars is not a predictable precursor, but it has another charm to ...

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