“Meili” the directorial debut of Zhou Zhou, has been acquired by Echelon Studios for North America rights.

“Meili” first appearance was at 2018 First International Film Festival at Xining, where the film was nominated for three awards, including Best Feature, and Chi Yun took home Best Performer Award for ...

Cannes chief Thierry Frémaux on Tarantino, Scorsese, female representation

Cannes chief Thierry Frémaux on Tarantino, Scorsese, female representation “We’re just carrying on with our core activity of putting cinema at the heart of the world for 15 days.” Cannes Film Festival delegate general Thierry Frémaux sat down with Screen to discuss some of ...

Thierry Frémaux on Tarantino, Scorsese, press screenings, female representation

Thierry Frémaux on Tarantino, Scorsese, press screenings, female representation ’We’re just carrying on with our core activity of putting cinema at the heart of the world for 15 days.’ Cannes Film Festival delegate general Thierry Frémaux sat down with Screen to discuss some of ...

Cannes: The Buzz Films That Won't Be at the Festival

Cannes: The Buzz Films That Won't Be at the Festival Cannes, once the undisputed heavyweight champion of international film festivals, has been on the ropes of late. Last year's lineup included some impressive titles — Palme d'Or winner Shoplifters and ...

Iff Panama: The Dominican Republic Builds as a Production Hub

Panama City — Fueled by one of the strongest film tax incentive schemes in the world – with a 100% break for national productions, 25% break for international productions, and 1.5% withholding tax – ...

‘Shazam!’ Film Review: DC Comics Gets a Bouncy Burst of Big-Screen Ebullience

‘Shazam!’ Film Review: DC Comics Gets a Bouncy Burst of Big-Screen Ebullience If the “Wonder Woman” and “Aquaman” movies represented DC Comics’ first big-screen steps away from the austere color palette of the Zach Snyder movies, “Shazam!” takes us deeply into primary colors in ...

‘Shazam!’ Review: DC Surprises with One of the Most Fun Superhero Movies Ever Made

‘Shazam!’ Review: DC Surprises with One of the Most Fun Superhero Movies Ever Made From “Watchmen” to “The Incredibles” and most of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there have been any number of movies set in a world where the general public knows about the existence of superheroes. ...

Cannes Predictions: From Tarantino to Malick, Americans Should Be Well Represented

Cannes Predictions: From Tarantino to Malick, Americans Should Be Well Represented The lineup for the Cannes Film Festival won’t be officially unveiled until April 18, but early indications suggest that Elton John biopic “Rocketman,” Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in ...

“Shoplifters” is the Best Picture at the 13th Asian Film Awards

It was another successful night for Hirokazu Koreeda’s “Shoplifters“, which won Best Picture at the 13th Asian Film Awards, beating the likes of Lee Chang-dong’s critically acclaimed “Burning” and the ...

'Shoplifters' wins best film at Asian Film Awards, Lee Chang-dong wins best director

'Shoplifters' wins best film at Asian Film Awards, Lee Chang-dong wins best director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film also took best original music, while Zhang Yimou’s Shadow won four awards in technical categories. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters won best film at this year’s Asian Film ...

'Shoplifters' wins best film at Asian Film Awards

'Shoplifters' wins best film at Asian Film Awards Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film also took best original music, while Zhang Yimou’s Shadow won four awards in technical categories. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters won best film at this year’s Asian Film ...

Asian Film Awards: ‘Shoplifters’ and ‘Burning’ Triumph in Hong Kong

Asian Film Awards: ‘Shoplifters’ and ‘Burning’ Triumph in Hong Kong “Shoplifters” and “Burning” were the big winners at the 13th Asian Film Awards, with Hirokazu Kore-eda’s family drama winning Best Picture and Lee Chang-dong being named Best Director for his cerebral ...

‘Shoplifters’ Wins Best Picture at Asian Film Awards

‘Shoplifters’ Wins Best Picture at Asian Film Awards Zhang Yimou’s highly stylized period epic “Shadow” was the numerical winner at Sunday’s Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong. It bagged four technical awards. But the major prizes went to Japanese and ...

Close-Up on Naomi Kawase's "Still the Water"

Close-Up is a feature that spotlights films now playing on Mubi. Naomi Kawase's Still the Water (2014) is showing March 15 – April 13, 2019 in the United States as part of the double feature Love and ...

New to Streaming: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘They Shall Not Grow Old,’ ‘Triple Frontier’ & More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’re highlighting the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’: Shia Labeouf Shines In This Funny, Heartwarming Adventure [SXSW Review]

The definition of family is not beholden to the idea of blood. Like anyone, blood relatives are completely susceptible to being rotten individuals, regardless of who they are providing for. The people ...

2019 Canneseries Lineup Unveiled

Paris — Netflix Original Series “How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast),” BBC One-Canal Plus-HBO drama “Years & Years” and Amazon/Liberty Global order “The Feed” look like potential highlights at a 2nd ...

"Shoplifters" wins big in Japan

by Nathaniel R Sakura Ando and Kirin Kiki in "Shoplifters" Awards season never truly ends. Someone somewhere in the world is always handing out a prize. The latest are the Japanese Academy film ...

These Top Auteurs May Contend for Oscars in 2020: Insanely Early Director Picks

Yes, it’s way too early to do this. Blame my editorial overlords. But, believe it or not, awards planning for Oscars 2020 has already begun. The first salvo was Sundance, which yielded slim Oscar ...

These Top Auteurs May Contend for Oscars in 2020: Insanely Early Director Picks

Yes, it’s way too early to do this. Blame my editorial overlords. But, believe it or not, awards planning for Oscars 2020 has already begun. The first salvo was Sundance, which yielded slim Oscar ...

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