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LeftLion – Movie Review: Aftersun

Director:Charlotte WellsFeaturing: Paul Mescal, Frankie CorioOperating time: 96 minutes It’s a rare occasion where hype meets reality. Charlotte Wells, in her directorial debut, directed what is simply a spellbinding and immersive film, which left the viewer slightly dazed and speechless. The film follows Calum (Paul Mescal) and his 11-year-old daughter Sophie (Frankie Corio) as they […]

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The Banshees of Inisherin – Film Review – The Suburban Times

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one of them abruptly ends their relationship. Photo credit: Jonathan Hession /Jonathan Hession – © 20th Century Studios. All rights reserved. “Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one of them abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.” Written and […]

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‘Joyland’ director says crew ‘gutted’ by film ban, urges Pak authorities to reconsider decision

Days after Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting banned ‘Joyland’, an internationally acclaimed local feature film for allegedly containing ‘highly objectionable material’, the film’s director, Saim Sadiq, said that the cast and crew were gutted by development. Written and directed by debutant Sadiq, ”Joyland” is Pakistan’s official entry for the upcoming Oscars in the international […]

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Domestic Film Submitted for Oscar Long List [PHOTO/VIDEO]

By Laman Ismayilova Shamil Aliyev’s Creators documentary has been submitted for the long list of Oscars, reports Azernews. The 95th Academy Awards are set to take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California on March 12, 2023. The film tells about the life and work of famous Azerbaijani architects Mikail Useynov (1905-1992) and […]

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The Son Critique (2022) | The cinema magazine

The son (2022)Director: Florian ZellerScreenwriter: Christopher HamptonStarring: Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Vanessa Kirby, Zen McGrath, Anthony Hopkins In 2020, French novelist and playwright Florian Zeller made his debut The fathera film adaptation in English of his Molière-winning theatrical production, “Le Père”. The father was critically acclaimed and commercially successful, win an oscar for Best Adapted […]

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Journalist Lyra McKee’s own voice will span the ages

Opening in Derry in 2019 amid a riot in the Creggan in which investigative journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead, Lyre (12A) is a documentary by Alison Millar that explores Lyra’s life against the backdrop of post-Trouble Northern Ireland and a legendary peace that is, in Lyra’s words, “a peace that does not disturb life […]

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Movie review: ‘Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story’ is a riot of a musical biographical parody

Roku Musical biopics are Oscar catnip, we know that. They can also be moving and engaging at their best, but sickening and derivative at their worst. There was also no lack of them lately, with Bohemian Rhapsody, Elvis, Respectand Rocketman just a small sample. As such, there is very fertile ground for parody, which Bizarre: […]

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Triangle of Sorrow (2022) – film review

Triangle of Sadness (2022) Director: Ruben Ostlund With: Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Woody Harrelson, Sunnyi Melles, Dolly De Leon, Vicki Berlin, Zlakto Buric, Iris Berben Duration: 2h 40min out now Triangle Of Sadness, Ruben Östlund’s hilarious social satire, won the Palme d’Or at Cannes for a reason: incredible performances combine with a clever plot that […]

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The Banshees of Inisherin is a beautiful and desolate film, and the best you’ll see this year: Brisbane International Film Festival Review

Although he certainly has lost none of his sense of comfort crossing the Atlantic for his latest film – 2017 Three billboards outside of Ebbing, Missouri – there is a sense of grandeur in the writer/director Martin McDonagh return to his native country to The Banshees of Inisherinan incredibly funny and, at times, heartbreakingly sad […]

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Film Review: Of Farms and Fate – ‘Eight Deadly Shots’ and ‘Alcarràs’ at the New York Film Festival

By David D’Arcy Two films examine the hardships and realities of rural life, past and present, at the New York Film Festival. A scene by Mikko Niskanen Eight Killing Blows. Eight Killing Blows, the 1972 epic about poverty and alcoholism in rural Finland by Mikko Niskanen, earned its reputation a long time ago but never […]

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The first weekend of the Adelaide Film Festival was packed with action

The Adelaide Film Festival helps cement Adelaide’s place in the world of cutting-edge arts, music and film. With gala evenings, forums and talks, awards nights and even a children’s programme, there really is something for everyone. For 12 days and 12 nights, more than 120 films are screened, including several in the presence of directors […]

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The European Film Awards announce their nominees in the Comedy, Animated Feature and Short Film categories

EUROPEAN CINEMA AWARDS 2022 by Cineeuropa 10/19/2022 – Recent films by Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Fernando León de Aranoa, Catherine Corsini, Signe Baumane and Alain Ughetto, among others, are included cop secret by Hannes Þór Halldórsson The European Film Academy has announced the nominations for the European Comedy, European Animated Feature Film and European Short Film […]

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Homegrown film #LookAtMe banned from screening in Singapore over potential for social division

SINGAPORE: Singapore has banned the screening of the local film #LookAtMe because it denigrates a religious community, authorities announced on Monday (October 17th). The film was denied classification as it has “the potential to cause enmity and social division in Singapore’s multi-racial and multi-religious society”, according to a joint statement from the Ministry of Home […]

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Movie review: It’s a great time to learn more about the roots of new Korean cinema

Poetry by Lee Chang-dong South Korean cinema has become one of the most dynamic and successful film industries. This global success culminated with Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, the first-ever non-English language film to win Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars. If you missed Parasite, you’ve probably seen Squid Game on Netflix, another huge South Korean success […]

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66th BFI London Film Festival: Pavement | 25YL

Despite being one of the most ubiquitous stars of the 2010s, Jennifer Lawrence has retired from acting in recent years, pacing herself and choosing her projects more sparingly, if not perhaps more wisely. After breaking through with her star turn in Debra Granik’s realistic drama winter bone, Lawrence tended to favor larger, more lucrative projects, […]

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Movie review: ‘Bros’ is a romantic comedy for a new generation

Last weekend, from the producers of comedic hits like “Bridesmaids” and “Trainwreck,” the groundbreaking new romantic comedy “Bros” hit theaters. The film follows Bobby, an influential gay man who has no desire for a committed relationship, as he continually meets and encounters an equally protected attorney, Aaron. As they spend more time together, their encounters […]

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Nothing Compares Movie Review: A Stunning Documentary on the Life of Sinéad O’Connor Shows the Source of His Pioneering Talent

Nothing compares (15 A, 100 minutes) In a baffling case of sour grapes, artist Prince’s estate decided at the last minute not to allow Kathryn Ferguson to use the song Nothing compares to 2 U in his documentary on Sinéad O’Connor. Prince’s half-sister Sharon Nelson, who co-runs the estate, said Billboard magazine that the request […]

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REPORT: Czech Film Springboard @ Finále Plzeň 2022

04/10/2022 – The annual industry initiative showcasing Czech projects in early development showcased the first works of the younger generation Director/screenwriter Sasha Stelchenko and producer Dagmar Sedláčková of MasterFilm present the thriller The thirty-seventh kilometer This year’s selection of projects in early development, organized by the national industry platform Czech Film Springboard in Finále Plzeň, […]

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Friday Movie Review: “Confess, Fletch”

Many “Confess, Fletch” fans are surprised to learn that the first film was based on an award-winning novel by Gregory McDonald, a former Boston Globe reporter from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. McDonald paid his own way to Harvard working on yachts and left the Globe to write “Fletch.” “Fletch” won the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First […]

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Tiger on the Beat (1988) by Lau Kar Leung

“Someone points a gun at you and you pee in your pants!” Passionately known for his traditional kung fu films, this was Lau Kar Leung’s Hong Kong version of the popular ’80s Hollywood buddy-cop action-comedy genre that borrowed heavily from Peter Hyams’ “Running Scared” ( 1986) to “Lethal Weapon” by Richard Donner. from 1987. Due […]

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Santa Barbara Film Festival: Brendan Fraser, star of “The Whale”, shortlisted for the American Riviera Award

Brendan Fraserthe veteran film actor whose comeback performance in Darren Aronofskyit is The whalein which he plays a morbidly obese man trying to reconcile with his estranged daughter before it’s too late, generates Best Actor Oscar buzz, was named a recipient of the upcoming American Riviera Award from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the […]

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A fitting tribute to one of the greatest actors of all time

NR | 1h 52min | Documentary, Biography | September 23, 2022 (US) There is no doubt in the mind of anyone of a certain age that Sidney Poitier has broken many barriers both on and off the screen. The recipient of countless performance, achievement and humanitarian awards, a knighthood and an ambassadorship, Poitiers’ influence on […]

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Movie Review: BLONDE (2022): Andrew Dominik’s heartbreaking film features Ana de Armas at her best

blonde review Blonde (2022) Film Exama film realized by Andre Dominiquewriting Andre Dominique and Joyce Carol Oates and featuring Ana de Armas, Adrian Brody, Bobby Cannavale, Julianne Nicholson, Caspar Phillipson, xavier samuel, Toby Hus, Catherine Dent, Evan Williams, Sarah Paxton, Lucy DeVito, Garret Dillahunt, Scoot McNairy, Rebecca Wisocky, Haley Webb, Eden Riegel, spencer garrett, Dan […]

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Odia’s film ‘Adieu Godard’ set for Delhi theatrical release

New Delhi: Odia’s feature film ‘Farewell GODARD’, directed by national award-winning filmmaker Amartya Bhattacharyya, is set to hit theaters in New Delhi on Friday. According to sources, residents of the nation’s capital will be able to watch the film on the PVR promenade of the DLF Promenade mall in Vasant Kunj. Cinema tickets can be […]

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Woody Allen’s new movie starring Valérie Lemercier and Niels Schneider

After “Midnight in Paris”, Woody Allen will return to the French capital for his 50th film which he describes as a “poisonous romantic thriller” with two French stars, Valérie Lemercier (“Aline”) and Niels Schneider (“Love Affair (s ))”. The untitled film, the plot of which is being kept secret, will begin filming next month and […]

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Kranti Kanade’s ‘Peepal Tree’ nominated for Best Political Film by US-based Political Film Society

Filmmaker Kranti Kanade’s “Peepal Tree,” a drama that exposes institutional apathy toward the felling of urban trees, tells the story of a family trying to protect those trees with the help of an activist. Slated for release in Indian cinemas on September 23, the film was nominated by the US-based Political Film Society in the […]

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TIFF Movie Review: ‘The Greatest Beer Race Ever’ Uses Good Intentions to Have a Decent Good Time

AppleTV+ A few years ago at the Toronto International Film Festival, green paper performed and turned much of the goodwill it generated into a Best Picture Oscar win. Fast forward to 2022 and The greatest beer race of all time makes his Toronto debut, potentially hoping for the same path. Although Oscar attention seems unlikely, […]

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Takeaways from the Toronto Film Festival: Slow Market, Oscar Buzz and Netflix’s Return

The Toronto Film Festival has come back in spectacular fashion after two years of virtual premieres or limited-capacity screenings. The parties were packed (which could lead to COVID outbreaks on the road, but… is this showbiz?), the red carpets shimmered and the atmosphere was electric, bordering on euphoria, as the rest director Rian Johnson’s acclaimed […]

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TIFF movie review: ‘The Good Nurse’ pairs Jessica Chastain with Eddie Redmayne for clinical procedure

netflix When you hear a movie about the search for a very specific type of serial killer, many images come to mind. Well, at the Toronto International Film Festival, The good nurse certainly doesn’t care to lean into the lower aspects of this story. The film is cold, clinical, and largely observational, though certainly very […]

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TIFF Movie Review: ‘The Fabelmans’ is Steven Spielberg at his funniest, most vulnerable and at the height of his powers

Universal images Wow. When you see a master filmmaker taking hold of themselves and raising their game, it’s truly something to behold. The Fabelmans is Steven Spielberg showing off a whole new bag of tricks, all in the service of telling a story not just its own, but for the whole world to witness. What […]

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Film Factory snags worldwide rights to Colombia’s first film ‘El Otro Hijo’

Barcelona-based Film Factory Entertainment has secured worldwide sales rights to ‘El Otro Hijo’, the feature debut of Colombian Juan Sebastián Quebrada. Evidencia Films’ production joins Film Factory’s growing list of Colombian mics, including last year’s big winner of Premios Platino, “Memories of My Father” (“El Olvido que Seremos”) by Fernando Trueba. and Laura Mora’s “Kings […]

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“Copied, ridiculed and fondly reviewed” – Movie Review: Top Gun and Top Gun: Maverick

Gareth David Superior gun is a classic blockbuster, released in 1986 to great acclaim. Recently, cinemas welcomed a highly anticipated sequel, titled Top Gun: Maverick. Both films are memorable in their own way, prompting Cineworld to recently release a dual screening of the two. Gareth David witnessed this double dose of Tom Cruise and critics. […]

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Telluride Film Review: ‘Bones & All’ finds road trip romance in young cannibalism

United Artists Liberating Luca Guadagnino is a filmmaker with whom I sometimes have trouble. No matter the film, whether A bigger splash, call me by your nameWhere Suspiria, to name a few, I always find myself appreciating his work more than liking it. Sometimes it can seem like Guadagnino is flirting with pretension. His last […]

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‘The Good Boss’ tackles capitalism with wry humor — Sightlines

Javier Bardem is one of the greatest actors of our time, whether he plays psychopathic killer Anton Chigger in “No Country for Old Men” or Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas in “Before Night Falls.” You can add Julio Blanco in “The Good Boss” to these outstanding performances. The film, directed by Spaniard Fernando Leon de Aranoa, […]

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Venice Film Festival: the highly anticipated films that we are passionate about

The Venice Film Festival is the oldest international film festival and one of the most important, especially given its proven track record of creating future Oscar contenders. The 79th edition kicks off today (until September 10) and here are the 10 Golden Lion contenders to watch. These are the films that everyone will be talking […]

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Tendo Nagenda wraps up his four-year career as senior director of Netflix film being restructured; Read his memo to his colleagues

EXCLUSIVE: Tendo Nagenda is leaving Netflix this week. It will be released on September 1, a development that came from a decision to simplify the structure of the film’s crew. Under the direction of Scott Stuber, Head of Global Films, Netflix has methodically streamlined its executive structure. There will now be a Studio Film team […]

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Vengeance is Mine, Everyone Else Pay Cash (2021) by Edwin

The director doesn’t rely on nostalgia or romanticize the aesthetics of the 70s and 80s. It’s a pretext for him to reflect on toxic masculinity. Indonesian director Edwin is not an unknown name on the festival circuit. His first feature, “Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly” (2008), won several international awards. His second feature “Postcards […]

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Another memorable portrait of Javier Bardem

If you’re one of those tempted by The Great Resignation, “The Good Boss” sees you. Your business is not your family. You probably don’t must be in the office five days a week. And the scales always tip in favor of someone higher up, as writer-director Fernando Léon de Aranoa would have you believe. And […]

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10 films highly anticipated at the Venice Film Festival 2022

The Venice Film Festival is one of the most traditional and important international festivals, older than the prestigious Cannes Film Festival itself. The 79th edition will take place on September 10 and features one of the most exciting lineups of the century to date, with many top directors competing for the Golden Lion, as well […]

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Movie Review: ‘Three Thousand Years of Nostalgia’ Tells Parts of a Gripping Story

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists release When it comes to smaller-scale passion projects, george miller still takes quite a big swing with the fantasy film Three thousand years of nostalgia. It’s only small compared to something like Mad Max: Fury Road. The film has lofty ambitions and great talent involved, but as long as the artistry is there, […]

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Yuni (2021) by Kamila Andini

Indonesia’s 2021 Oscar pick “Yuni” played the centerpiece of the 45th Asian American Film Festival this year. Kamila Andini’s latest addition has also reaped his own share of awards during his competitive circuit. With 5 wins and 20 nominations, Andini – and newcomer actress Arawinda Kirana – have garnered acclaim from Toronto to their home […]

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Norway’s Haugesund International Film Festival kicks off epic anniversary edition tomorrow

08/19/2022 – Celebrating its half-century milestone, the gathering offers a wonderful program of jubilation, conversation and interaction on all things film sailor of war by Gunnar Vikene It all started in the small port town of Drøbak near Oslo, where a brave competitor from the northern French Riviera entered the cinema arena in 1973. The […]

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The French American Film Festival Unveils its Documentary Program (Exclusive)

The American French Film Festival in Los Angeles has unveiled its documentary program, led by Loup Bureau’s Trenches (Trenches), shot in the Donbass region of Ukraine months before Russia launched a full-scale invasion of the nation; the film focuses on local soldiers fighting Moscow-backed separatists in a battle for survival. The festival, formerly known as […]

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Danny Burstein Joins William Atticus Parker’s First Film FORTY WINKS

William Atticus Parker has announced the launch of his film “Forty Winks”. Parker, an 18-year-old writer, director, actor and producer, has assembled an all-star cast for his first film. Tony winner Danny Burstein, Susan Sarandon, Justin Marcel McManus, John Turturro, Carmen Ejogo, Hart Bochner, Ben Shenkman, Leon Addison Brown and Dan Finnerty all appear in […]

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Movie Review: Day Shift is a gripping, action-packed vampire comedy with stellar performances

Effortlessly evolving to adapt to and ultimately thriving in an ever-changing environment, while remaining true to their core values, is important to all members and all aspects of the society. That’s certainly true for the cast, crew, and characters of Netflix’s new vampire action-comedy, day shift. Moving away from the more serious, character-driven vampire movies […]

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Climb up right away! As the Film Awards season opens, everyone is a winner – Deadline

Now comes my favorite part of movie awards season, the very beginning, when everybody is a competitor. It’s like the good old days, when carnival came to town (also at the end of summer). Get on right away, everyone’s a winner! Try your luck, win a prize!! You can’t win if you don’t play the […]

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Jack Black’s Craziest Movie Is Killing Him Streaming

By Matthew Creith | Posted 3 hours ago Actor Jack Black is one of the only comedians working today who can safely say he is a multi-generational talent in the entertainment business. Along with partner Kyle Gass, Black is one half of the singer-songwriter duo that make up Tenacious D, winners of numerous awards, including […]

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A Pac-Man Live-Action Movie Is On The Way From Wayfarer Studios And Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc

The trend of bringing video game characters to the big screen continues as Wayfarer Studios and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc announced that a live-action Pac man movie is on the way, with an original story by sonic the hedgehog writer Chuck Williams. Little is known about the movie at the moment, but you can read […]

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Sheryl Crow’s Documentary Shows Us Why We Shouldn’t Believe Everything We Read

Most people discovered Sheryl Crow through her 1993 debut album, “Tuesday Night Music Club” with the hit song “All I Wanna Do”. I really became aware of her while watching “Woodstock 1994” on VHS about a year after I thought I should have fled Manhattan and attended the concert. She wore bright yellow pants and […]

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Next Sohee (2022) by July Jung

July Jung made one of Korean cinema’s best recent debuts in 2014 with her “A Girl at My Door,” a gritty, beautifully acted social drama that screened in the Un Certain Regard category at the Cannes Film Festival. It went on to receive widespread critical acclaim and multiple awards at film festivals, with director and […]

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Ireland selects ‘The Quiet Girl’ as entry for 2023 Best International Picture Oscars – Deadline

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has selected Colm Bairéad’s feature debut The quiet girl (An Cailín Ciúin) as an entry in the Best International Film category for the 2023 Oscars, in the first announced submission of the upcoming awards season. The Irish-language work won the IFTA Awards last March to become the first […]

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Queen Letizia stuns fans in £18 Zara dress at Atlantida Mallorca Film Fest – ‘Loving it’ | royal | New

Queen Letizia, 49, who has been queen consort of Spain since 2014, made an appearance at the closing ceremony of the 12th Atlantida Mallorca Film Fest. The mother-of-two arrived at the July 31 ceremony in an affordable dress. The €22 (£18) black dress was made by Spanish retailer Zara. The Queen teamed the black satin […]

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Orchestrator Of Storms (2022) Eye for Film Film Review

“While there is a melancholy aspect, Orchestrator Of Storms explores who Rollin was as a person with warmth and wit, and shares his enthusiasm for, as it is phrased here, ‘beauty in the grotesque, the moody and the l ‘opulent. | Photo: Courtesy of Fantasia International Film Festival Jean Michel Rollin Roth Le Gentil – […]

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Suriya Star ‘Jai Bhim’ Enters Beijing International Film Festival | Tamil Cinema News

“Jai Bhim” starring Suriya skipped theatrical release and opted for a direct OTT premiere in November 2021. one of the newspapers. It’s now one more honor for ‘Jai Bhim’ as the Suriya star enters the Beijing International Film Festival. “Jai Bhim” was shortlisted for the Tiantan Awards at the 12th Beijing International Film Festival, and […]

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LIVE ACTION FILM HONEY GIRLS WINS THREE LEO AWARDS IN THE TELEVISION CATEGORY

Build-A-Bear Entertainment and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment film is nominated in five categories and features the Grammy-winning team’s music and a message of girl empowerment ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Build-A-Bear Entertainment is pleased to announce that honey girls, a music-driven live-action film, received three 2022 BC Film Industry LEO Awards. Nominated in […]

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BAFTA unveils voting rules and eligibility adjustments for 2023 film awards – The Hollywood Reporter

The British Academy has made a series of changes to the voting rules and eligibility criteria for its 2023 BAFTA film awards, all part of what it calls an ongoing evolution after the major overhaul that followed the review of 2020. BAFTA also confirmed the dates for its first long list and nominations announcements, ahead […]

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Why Some Anime Fans Think Spirited Away Is The Best Anime Movie Ever

When u/Sumit316 started the thread on Reddit titled, “20 Years of a Hayao Miyazaki Masterpiece: Why ‘Spirited Away’ is the Greatest Anime Movie of All Time”, they didn’t. probably had no idea it would get over 2000 comments. The thread sparked a wave of nostalgia and conversation about Hayao Miyazaki’s films and why – or […]

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Movie reviews: Daisy Edgar-Jones emerges from the swamps of 1969 North Carolina accused of a heinous crime

I don’t know if freshwater crayfish — or crawfish as they’re sometimes called in communities surrounding Appalachia — sing in real life, as the lyrical title of Delia Owens’ international bestseller suggests. Meowing shellfish are surely the prerogative of Disney animations. However, I know director Olivia Newman’s slow-burn film adaptation is off key for long […]

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Two formats will coexist at the 12th Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest

07/21/2022 – The event will be held in person on the Balearic Islands for eight days and also on the Filmin platform for a month, starting July 24 magnetic beats by Vincent Mael Cardona Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest begins its 12th edition this Sunday, which will be held both on the Mediterranean island, from July […]

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‘Abbott Elementary’, ‘Bel-Air’ and More Win Television Honors from the African American Film Critics Association

From “Abbott Elementary” to “Bel-Air,” the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is honoring some of the best and brightest in television with its TV Honors this year. The AAFCA made the announcement on July 18 and presented the winners of its 4th annual television awards. The awards recognize “outstanding achievement in television and streaming, […]

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Filmocracy Fest returns with a list of winners and a strong film market

Second Market has created a new Tentpole sale event for producers and filmmakers Liquid Media Group (NASDAQ:YVR) LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITE, July 18, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Filmocracy Fest celebrated a strong lineup for its third season and featured an elevated second edition of Film Market, a vibrant marketplace that brought together buyers from across industry, […]

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A faithful adaptation of the best-selling Mammoth

PG-13 | 2h 5min | Drama, Crime, Thriller | July 15, 2022 (US) A movie we might expect to see released in late fall, “Where the Crawdads Sing” [WTCS] is still down in mid-summer where superheroes, animation and action fare dominate multiplexes. However, if the larger-than-expected audience at this movie’s pre-release screening is any indicator, […]

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REPORT: Czech Film Foundation 2022

07/15/2022 – A drama at the intersection of capitalism and environmentalism and a biopic about a controversial Czech actress are among the 2022 winners for Best Undirected Screenplay The 2022 winners of the national screenwriting competition (from left to right): David Semmler, Pavel Gotthard, Petr Kazda and Tomas Weinreb, and Viktor Polesný The Czech Film […]

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The Good Boss Movie Review – Javier Bardem Is Greatly Magnetic In Spanish Corporate Satire

We are often asked to pity Julio Blanco (Javier Bardem), the captain of industry at the center of teasing Spanish satire The good boss. Typically, the invitation comes from Blanco himself, owner of a high-end manufacturer of industrial scales. The company is like a family, he tells his staff. And like any head of family, […]

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Charm and good humor fit perfectly into this chic fairy tale

Good luck finding a sweeter, more innocent movie in 2022: “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” is a ravishing adaptation of the classic 1958 novel by Paul Gallico (“The Adventure of Poseidon”), in which a benevolent person pursues his goals, which are always slightly out of reach. It’s a formula tailor-made for audience satisfaction, and when […]

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Moviegoers share the best movie to watch when your brain is in ‘shutdown’ mode

People all over the world love nothing more after a long, hard and trying day than to sit down, relax, put their feet up and watch a movie, especially if it’s just stuff undemanding and entertaining that doesn’t require you to even think. Sure, it’s all well and good to enjoy existential three-hour epics once […]

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Croatian teenager struggles in coming-of-age drama

The last few weeks in the United States have echoed a stream of international films that has grown over the past two years – stories of young women trying to find a place for themselves in environments that allow them little or no freedom. agency in their own lives. . The movies have nothing to […]

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Netflix would support Johnny Depp’s next French film about King Louis XV | app

Netflix will fund and stream an upcoming French film starring Johnny Depp as King Louis XV, according to a report. Depp, 59, was announced as the star of “The Favourite” in January. He hasn’t appeared in a Hollywood production since losing his UK libel case against a newspaper that called him a “wife beater”. × […]

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Film Review: At the 2022 Provincetown Film Festival

By Gerald Peary This year, I decided to skip gay movies altogether. Instead, I got tickets to two promising lesbian-themed documentaries. An excellent decision. Cultural anthropologist Esther Newton (left) and filmmaker Jean Carlomusto. Photo: Gerald Peary No matter the sexual inclination, you can only embrace the spirit of the annual Provincetown Film Festival by attending […]

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Forgotten award-winning film starring Hugh Grant set in Cambridge

Unsurprisingly, Cambridge has appeared as a backdrop in a glut of Hollywood movies and TV series. The beautiful city aesthetic has been used in a host of popular films like The Theory of Everything, Chariots of Fire, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, as well as TV series like Grantchester. © BFI A scene from “Maurice”, James […]

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Famous faces from film and TV came from the Everyman and Playhouse Youth Theater

David Morrissey has received wide acclaim for his role in the hit BBC drama Sherwood. The Kensington-born star played DCS Ian St. Clair in the six-part series, which ended on Tuesday. The show’s plot followed a manhunt in Sherwood Forest, after two murders boiled over in a fractured former mining village in Nottinghamshire. After garnering […]

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Movie Review: The Forgiven – SLUG Magazine

The ForgivenDirector: John Michael McDonagh House of Un-American Activities Productions and Brookstreet PicturesIn theaters 07.01 It has been more than 25 years since Ralph Fiennes went on an Oscar hunt in the desert with The English Patientand It was inevitable that Fiennes would return one day, in search of gold. The Forgiventhe new film from […]

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Controversial Tom Cruise action movie leaves Netflix

By James Brizuela | 17 seconds ago Tom Cruise is currently enjoying the most successful movie of his career. Top: Gun Maverick kills the competition and surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office. However, long before anyone thought of the sequel to one of the cheesiest movies of the 1980s, Cruise was in a […]

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Movie review site Metacritic’s ranking of the highest-grossing blockbuster films

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, $1.146 billion The final version of The Lord of the Rings trilogy was the only one to break the billion dollar barrier. Known for its flawless action sequences, Peter Jackson’s The Return of the King won 11 Oscars, including Best Picture, which was one […]

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A look back at Kinji Fukasaku’s brutal film and its impact

Released in 2003, battle royale has become a still underrated cultural icon. It helped, indirectly, launch an entire video game genre while providing the backbone of what made the mega-franchise, The hunger Gamesif successful, although the author might disagree. Originally a director’s passion project Kinji FukasakuKenta Fukasaku’s son, battle royale delves deep into its memories […]

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Karel Och • Artistic Director, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

“Establishing contact with viewers is not about pleasing them at all costs, but rather connecting with their perception” 06/21/2022 – The big boss of the largest Czech film gathering talks about the evolution of the festival, new initiatives, national cinema and the reception of Ukrainian films (© Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary) Like the 56e […]

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The fourth Kimolos International Film Festival hands out its awards

06/21/2022 – This year’s edition of the gathering ended after eight days of screenings on the picturesque Greek island The winners and the jury during the closing ceremony The Kimolos International Film Festival closed its fourth edition (June 13-20) with an awards ceremony. For eight days, the festival succeeded in bringing special cinematic experiences to […]

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Civil rights document explores ongoing issues

The documentary “Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power,” which traces efforts to organize disenfranchised black voters in rural Alabama in 1965 following the marches from Selma to Montgomery, today has a enormous resonance. Many of the thorny topics that have made headlines over the past two years — voter suppression, voter fraud, police […]

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Modern Love and Honor at the Tribeca Film Festival

printable versionEmail the page to a friendPDF version NEW YORK – After the Tribeca Film Festival 2022 AWARD WINNERS were named on June 16, the festival begins its final weekend, which is the last opportunity to take advantage ofTRIBECAatHOME to view the festival selections. The 2022 Tribeca Festival, presented by Crypto Platform OKXbrings together diverse […]

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Tribeca Film Festival documentary review: ‘Halftime’ is Jennifer Lopez

Lopez’s journey to the 2020 Super Bowl In an interesting move, Jennifer Lopez joins Beyoncé and Demi Lovado as the famous subject of her own documentary. half time recounts Lopez on her journey to fame and mega-stardom. Director Amanda Micheli cuts video flashbacks with the key event Lopez is preparing for, the 2020 Super Bowl […]

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Icelandic documentary Band Of Men and Monsters is an intimate gem

About fifteen years ago, after working on the story of Disney’s animated film “Mulan” and co-directing “Lilo & Stitch” but before embarking on the trilogy “How to Train Your Dragon” , Canadian filmmaker Dean DeBlois has made a detour from animation to documentary film. His 2007 documentary “Heima” followed Icelandic band Sigur Rós as they […]

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Squid Game director’s 18-rated KO Club project will be a brutal satire of age conflict

[Photo by Lee Chung-woo] ‘Killing Old People Club (KO Club)’ could be a more uncomfortably brutal dystopian movie screen version of ‘Squid Game’ to underline the extreme collective rage of modernity, says director of Netflix’s most-watched drama as he explained his adult movie project in 18 (19 in Korea). “Modern times have become fluid and […]

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Oscar Isaac’s hit movie, now airing on HBO – The UBJ – United Business Journal

It’s a new month, which means new content will be appearing on all streaming services for the foreseeable future, and HBO Max recently added a movie that should be on the radar of many Marvel and Star Wars fans, primarily because it doesn’t feature anyone other than Oscar Isaac as Moon Knight/Poe Dameron. The Card […]

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Hong Kong Protest Film stokes fears of arrest but director defies

The maker of a documentary about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Friday defended his film as a “historic” record after the city’s police chief advised people not to watch it, citing what he described as possible legal risks. Fears of falling foul of a national security law imposed on the city by Beijing in […]

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Film review: “A violin on the roof” – The genesis of a great filmed musical

By Tim Jackson by Daniel Raim The Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen is a terrific documentary about the creation of the titular film. The Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen, directed by Daniel Raim. Screening at Coolidge Corner Theater A scene from the film version of fiddler on the roof. The best stories of […]

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Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein faces UK indecent assault charges

Former Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein will face two charges of indecent assault on a woman in the UK. The 70-year-old will be charged over the alleged assault in London in 1996 The Crown Prosecution Service said on Wednesday it had authorized the Metropolitan Police to charge Weinstein following a review of evidence gathered by […]

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Movie Review: Hustle – SLUG Magazine

HustleDirector: Jeremiah Zagar Happy Madison ProductionsIn theaters: 06.03Broadcast on Netflix: 06.08 The partnership between Netflix and Adam Sandler was responsible for more crap production than Metamucil, though it undeniably got a high viewership. With basketball comedy-drama Hustlethe team ultimately pulled off a slam dunk in terms of cinematic quality. Hustle is the story of Stanley […]

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Trans Movie ‘Framing Agnes’ Heads To Kino Lorber

“Framing Agnes,” a narrative-documentary hybrid feature that explores trans life and history, has sold North American distribution rights to Kino Lorber. Directed by Chase Joynt, the film closely and accurately depicts the journey of trans people past and present through recreations of transcripts from a remarkable 1960s UCLA gender study. a short film by Joynt […]

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How McDonald’s Derailed Tim Burton’s Third Batman Movie

Tim Burton’s 1992 take on the Dark Knight was a bit too dark for Golden Arches. Despite both films being rated PG-13, parents balked at the sexuality, foul language, and graphic violence of the 1992 “kill-happy” sequel (via Common Sense Media). As parents fretted over the film’s themes, tethered toys also came under public scrutiny. […]

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Phil Tippett’s Stop-Motion ‘Mad God’ Is Coming to US Theaters

Shudder and IFC Midnight announced that crazy godSFX Legen’s Stop-Motion Horror Film Phil Tippetwill receive theatrical release in the United States starting June 10. The theatrical release precedes the film’s streaming debut on June 16, with a nationwide rollout on June 17. crazy god is a surreal stop-motion horror film filmed over a period of […]

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Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-ku’s Film THE ROUNDUP Achieves Highest Korean Box Office Record Since FROZEN 2 | Taiwan News

THE OVERVIEWa sequel to the 2017 box office hit THE OUTLAWS with Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku, sets a new record as the highest box office of over 3.5 million viewers in the first Korean box office release weekend since FROZEN 2 Headlined by Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku, THE OVERVIEW maintained its […]

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Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku’s film THE ROUNDUP opens the top spot at the Korean box office as the highest record for a Korean film since the Covid-19 outbreak | Taiwan News

THE OVERVIEWa sequel to the 2017 box office hit THE OUTLAWS with Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku opens the top spot at the Korean box office, beating Marvel Studio DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS THE OVERVIEW recorded a total of 467,600 ticket admissions across 2,226 screens with a total revenue share of […]

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Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku’s film THE ROUNDUP posts highest ticket booking record for a Korean film in past three years

THE OVERVIEWa sequel to the 2017 box office hit THE OUTLAWS headlined by Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku continues to top Korea’s domestic box office ticket bookings THE OVERVIEW achieved the highest ticket booking record for a Korean film in the past three years since PARASITE (2019) and the 4and highest opening day booking […]

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Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-Ku’s Upcoming Film THE ROUNDUP Dominates Korean Box Office Ticket Bookings at 62% | Taiwan News

THE OVERVIEWa sequel to the 2017 box office hit THE OUTLAWS with Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-ku Ranks No. 1 in Domestic Box Office Ticket Bookings in Korea THE OVERVIEW has been pre-sold in 132 countries around the world, including Singapore, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and France, as well as parts of North America […]

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Blonde: Will a shocking new film break the myth of Marilyn Monroe? | Film

Nearly 60 years after her death, attempts by the entertainment industry to resurrect Marilyn Monroe continue apace. Earlier this week, Andy Warhol’s 1964 screen-printed portrait of the actor sold at auction for $195 million, the highest sum ever paid for a 20th-century work of art. The week before, Kim Kardashian showed up at the Met […]

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The PG-13 rating no longer makes sense

Because “mature themes” and ideas of what American parents would find “appropriate” are both completely subjective, evaluators can use the wiggle room to impose their own beliefs on everyone. Depictions of female sexuality, homosexuality, and any deviation from gender norms are subject to much stricter scrutiny than depictions of pure romance focused on male desire. […]

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Quirky French sex comedy reveals complex character study

Anaïs (Anaïs Demoustier, “Le temps du loup”), the charming and frustrating heroine of Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet’s first film, “Anaïsamour”, is still on the run. Hair in the wind, summer dress whipping in the wind, sandals flapping on the Parisian pavement, Anaïs would be the first to admit that she is chronically late. But his constant running […]

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‘Klondike’ and ‘Know Your Place’ win Seattle International Film Fest

The Seattle International Film Festival closed its 48th edition on Sunday by announcing its highest honors, handing out awards at a ceremony at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Seattle. “Klondike”, a film about a family living on the tumultuous border of Russia and Ukraine in 2014, received the grand jury prize in the official […]