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  • Production Hotspots Across Europe

    Germany remains a hot location for international co-production thanks to generous film subsidies and top-notch studio facilities that offer one-stop shop solutions for foreign projects. Indeed, this year marks the first time ever that Studio Babelsberg...
  • Berlin Film Festival Plans Tributes to Philip Seymour Hoffman, Maximilian Schell

    BERLIN -- The Berlin Film Festival has added two special screenings to honor the memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Maximilian Schell, who both died recently. To celebrate the life of Hoffman, the festival will screen Bennett Miller's "Capote" at...
  • Berlin: TrustNordisk Lures Buyers With Berlinale Special Gala player 'Someone You Love'

    As Berlin kicks off, TrustNordisk has closed a flurry of early deals on Pernille Fischer Christensen's emotional drama "Someone You Love," which will world-preem in the Berlinale Special Gala section. "Love" lured Madman Entertainment (Australia and...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman to be honored at Berlin Film Festival

    BERLIN -- Organizers of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival announced on its opening day Thursday that they would honor the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman by mounting a special screening of "Capote."  Hoffman won the Oscar for best actor in...
  • 'Budapest' Stars Banter Through Berlin Intro

    BERLIN -- 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. Bill Murray, who has appeared in...
  • REVIEW: 'Gloria' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Gloria'  ★★&#9733 1/2
    There is a naturalistic charm to the truth-telling going on in "Gloria," Chilean director Sebastian Lelio's near-perfect film about the very imperfect world of a divorced woman of a certain age. Starring the incomparable Paulina Garcia in every scene,...
  • 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...