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  • Venice Film Fest Critics' Week Unveils Lineup Of Nine Promising First Works

    ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Palestine. Just like last year, the U.S. is absent. The...
  • In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic

    In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic
    In early May, this picturesque city on the Black Sea suffered a surprising, gruesome tragedy. Forty-eight people were killed when Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists faced off in a bloody street fight that culminated in a fire at a trade-...
  • Cannes-Winner 'Winter Sleep' To Represent Turkey at Oscars

    HONG KONG - Turkey has selected Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Winter Sleep" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. The film was the Palme d'Or winner at the Cannes film festival in May. News of the selection was announced on Twitter by...
  • Glen Burnie West: Local filmmakers headed to Hollywood

    Ferndale resident Danny Siebenhaar is California bound and hoping that trip will take him all the way to the famed Cannes Film Festival in France later this summer. Siebenhaar's drama "Walls" recently won the Campus Moviefest competition at the...
  • Brad Pitt's response to red-carpet prank epitomizes his appeal

    Brad Pitt's response to red-carpet prank epitomizes his appeal
    Leave it to Brad Pitt to parlay a bizarre red-carpet scuffle into a PR victory. Days after the A-list actor was accosted at the Hollywood premiere of partner Angelina Jolie's movie "Maleficent" by the notorious Vitalii Sediuk, Pitt issued a stern...
  • Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov

    Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov
    A who’s who of European directors have signed a letter to Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders seeking justice for Oleg Sentsov, the Ukarainian filmmaker who was arrested by Russian authorities on May 11 and is believed held in a Moscow prison. Pedro...
  • Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value

     Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value
    Based on a Nicholas Mosley novel adapted by Harold Pinter early in his screenwriting career (after a decade as a playwright), Joseph Losey's "Accident" shared the Grand Prize at the 1967 Cannes Film Festival. The film was restored by the British Film...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • 'The Rover' Premiere: Producer Praises Robert Pattinson as 'Consummate Actor'

    After a starry premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce and director David Michod brought "The Rover" to The Regency Bruin Thursday. Michod told Variety that he hadn't been familiar with Pattinson's previous work. "Rob just came...
  • Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake

     Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake
    The Festival de Cannes can be a cold and unforgiving place, where films are sliced, diced and left for dead. But, paradoxically, it can also be an occasion where sincere and unaffected emotions are put on display, and this was very much the case when this...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71
    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films'

    Both an affectionate tribute and a cautionary tale, "The Go-Go Boys" is a solid documentary that offers, as its subtitle promises, one version of the "inside story of Cannon Films." Israeli helmer Hilla Medalia ("Dancing in Jaffa") offers, as its subtitle...