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  • Reel China: Lauded 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' hopes for audience at home

    Reel China: Lauded 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' hopes for audience at home
    BEIJING -- The Chinese Film “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” which took home the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival last month, has cleared censorship and will arrive in mainland theaters March 21. But the question now hanging over director Diao...
  • Sundance: 'Nymphomaniac' opens to surprising laughs, unsurprising shocks

    Sundance: 'Nymphomaniac' opens to surprising laughs, unsurprising shocks
    PARK CITY, Utah -- By this point in his career Lars von Trier has done so much that’s shocking that it’s stopped being shocking. Maybe it’s that, or maybe just that, give or take an extended penis montage (of course), there actually...
  • Liam Neeson Joins Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'

    Liam Neeson has come on board Martin Scorsese's historical drama "Silence" opposite Andrew Garfield and Ken Watanabe. Production is expected to start in Taiwan later this year. "Silence" is financed by Emmett/Furla/Oasis, Corsan and A1. The film is...
  • Berlin: Stuart Murdoch's 'God Help the Girl' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Newly minted distribution company Amplify has acquired U.S. rights to Stuart Murdoch's musical "God Help The Girl," two weeks after its Sundance premiere. The film will open the Generations section of the 64th Berlinale this weekend. It will also be...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

    One of the more frequent accusations leveled at Wes Anderson -- that he's a filmmaker who favors style over substance -- will ring even hollower than usual after "The Grand Budapest Hotel," a captivating 1930s-set caper whose innumerable surface pleasures...
  • Berlin: New Europe Adds 'Violet' to Sales Slate

    New Europe Film Sales has completed its Berlinale sales lineup with the addition of Bas Devos' debut feature "Violet," which plays in the Generation 14Plus section. Pic is the story of 15-year-old Jesse, who is the only witness to the stabbing of his...
  • 'Budapest Hotel' Opens Berlin Fest with Fiennes, Murray, Swinton, Dafoe on Red Carpet

    BERLIN -- "The Grand Budapest Hotel" helmer Wes Anderson was joined on the red carpet at the opening night of the Berlin Film Festival Thursday by cast members Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Tilda Swinton, Tony Revolori, Lea...
  • Open Road Films Acquires 'Rock the Kasbah' Starring Bill Murray

    Open Road Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to the Barry Levinson pic "Rock the Kasbah" starring Bill Murray. Pic also stars Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Shia LaBeouf and Zooey Deschanel. QED's Bill Block, Venture Forth's...
  • Berlin: James Schamus Says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Presence Will Be Felt at Fest

    James Schamus, president of the Berlinale international jury, said Thursday at the panel's press conference that Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was meant to be a guest at the festival, would be a presence at the event. "That news was pretty tough on all...
  • Bill Murray on His Relationship With Wes Anderson: 'The Romance Has Gone'

    A dream cast of top European and U.S. thespians hammed it up for the assembled press pack as they presented Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" as the light-hearted opener of the 2014 Berlin Film Festival. "The romance has gone," deadpanned Bill...
  • Berlin: Josephine Decker Calls Crowdfunding 'Incredible,' Talks 'Butter on the Latch'

    U.S. indie actor-director Josephine Decker has two hotly anticipated films screening in the Berlinale's Forum section. Her directorial debut, "Butter on the Latch," is a sinister folktale set in the Californian forest of Mendocino. Sophomore feature "Thou...
  • First Look: Teasers for Josephine Decker's Berlinale Premiering Pix (EXCLUSIVE)

    U.S. indie actor-director Josephine Decker has two hotly anticipated films screening in the Berlinale's Forum section. Her directorial debut, "Butter on the Latch," is a sinister folktale set in the Californian forest of Mendocino. Sophomore feature "Thou...