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  • 'Captain Phillips' Helmer Paul Greengrass Talks His Evolution

    "Lucky" is a word that crops up repeatedly in an interview with Paul Greengrass. More than once, the 58-year-old Briton interrupts his own train of thought to express his general gratitude for the way his career has turned out. "The opportunities I've...
  • Berlin Film Festival Reveals Further Competition Pix

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has revealed further titles for its Competition section, as well as pics in its Berlinale Special lineup. As well as two previously announced titles, George Clooney's "The Monuments Men," which plays out of competition,...
  • Germany's M-Appeal Moves Into Production (EXCLUSIVE)

    Adding a new and highly international player to the production scene in Latin America and beyond, six-year-old Berlin-based M-Appeal will co-produce Cuban director Carlos Machado Quintela's second movie, "Benjamin or the Planetarium." A movie that...
  • Ken Loach to Receive Berlin Fest's Golden Bear

    LONDON -- The Berlin Intl. Film Festival is to award the honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievements to British director Ken Loach, and will also stage a 10-film homage to the helmer. The award ceremony will be accompanied by a screening of his 1993...
  • Ralph Fiennes Wasn't a Charles Dickens Fan Before 'The Invisible Woman'

    Ralph Fiennes was no fan of Charles Dickens. Before portraying the legendary English writer in his sophomore directorial effort, "The Invisible Woman," Fiennes wasn't well-versed in Dickens. "You were not a big Dickens fan necessarily when (producer...
  • Berlinale Unveils Six Pix in Perspektive Deutsches Kino Section

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has announced the first six films in its Perspektive Deutsches Kino program, which showcases the work of up-and-coming filmmakers working in Germany. "This year, I paid special attention to variety in content and...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Reveals First Films

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics. Among the pics confirmed so far are...
  • Europe Selects its Shooting Stars for Berlin Film Festival Showcase

    LONDON -- European Shooting Stars, the annual showcase for up-and-coming acting talent, has been unveiled. The 10 young thesps follow in the footsteps of Carey Mulligan, Melanie Laurent, Domhnall Gleeson and Moritz Bleibtreu, who were selected in years...
  • London's WestEnd Films Taps Westerhoff

    Ambitious London-based sales-financing company WestEnd Films has tapped former HanWay Films exec Fabien Westerhoff as its new head of international sales. As the international market contracts ever more around a more limited number of high-profile hits,...
  • Berlin Film Festival Selects 12 Films for Generation Section

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has selected 12 films for its Generation section, which shows pics for kids and teens. Two films make their world premieres in the section: Ines Maria Barrionuevo's "Atlantida" and Matias Lucchesi's "Ciencias Naturales"...
  • Joan Fontaine, Oscar-Winning Star of Hitchcock Classics, Dies at 96

    Cool beauty Joan Fontaine, who gave strong performances in a number of classic films including Alfred Hitchcock's "Rebecca" and Max Ophuls' "Letter From an Unknown Woman," has died, according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter. She was 96. Though...
  • Berlin Film Festival Rolls Out Street Food Initiative

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Culinary Cinema program will be taking food to the street this year. In collaboration with Markthalle Neun and Slow Food Berlin, the festival has launched its Street Food initiative. It has arranged to have six...