Movies
Cine Joia Screens Rare French Films Until this Wednesday in Rio
Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' wins Golden Lion at Venice
Netflix is making a Pope Francis movie with Jonathan Pryce and A
At the MFA, Bertrand Tavernier celebrates French film
Frances McDormand inspired by dark comedy of ‘Three Billboards’
Adele in talks for her first Hollywood movie role in new film adaptation of the hit musical Oliver!
Helen Mirren hits the road in 'The Leisure Seeker' in Venice
European Film Awards: May the best movie win!
2017-12-09 11:00:02 Final preparations are underway in Berlin for the 30th European Film Awards - honouring the greatest achievements in cinema on the continent. Veteran German director Wim Wenders is the President of the European Film Academy, organiser of an event that began when Europe was still separated by the Iron Curtain. "We wanted every nominee to feel honored and for it to be a celebration of European cinema   Read More ...
Samsung brings LED displays to European movie theaters, plans U.S. launch in 2018
2017-11-28 15:30:17 Samsung has announced that it’s bringing its much-hyped LED movie theater screen to Europe and plans to bring it to more markets around the world — including the U.S. — in 2018. The Korean tech titan unveiled the Samsung Cinema LED in Las Vegas back in March before rolling out the first commercial installation at a cinema in South Korea in July, followed by one in Bangkok, Thailand a few months later   Read More ...
German moviegoers leave cinema in tears after pepper spray mishap
2017-11-03 14:45:20 Hundreds of moviegoers in the northern German town of Osnabrück fled a cinema in tears this week after a man ruptured his pepper spray canister with a beer bottle. The pepper spray can reportedly broke after the 29-year-old man attempted to use it to crack open the bottle of beer minutes before the movie was due to start. His attempts to stop the substance from leaking by pressing his fingers over the cracks were unsuccessful, and moviegoers soon felt the effects of the tear-inducing spray   Read More ...
'Indu Sarkar' to be screened at 4th Indian Film Festival in Russia
2017-09-26 08:45:48 National award winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar, which hit theatres on July 28 of this year, will be screened at KARO cinema in Moscow, Russia with Russian subtitles. On the occasion of the opening ceremony of the fourth Indian Film Festival of Russia, Bhandarkar along with veteran actress Hema Malini, will be felicitated for their contribution to Indian cinema and their popularity in Russia   Read More ...
British actor, director Fiennes gets his Serbian passport
2017-09-24 13:33:38 BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — British actor and director Ralph Fiennes has received a Serbian passport from the Balkan country's president after he was granted citizenship earlier this month. President Aleksandar Vucic handed the passport to Fiennes at a meeting Sunday in the Serbian presidency building in Belgrade. Vucic says "we Serbs are happy to have you as a friend and now a fellow citizen   Read More ...
Tyga catches a movie with his son amid Kylie's 'pregnancy'
2017-09-24 04:38:42   Read More ...
4 detained in probe linked to film on Russian czar's affair
2017-09-21 21:11:14 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have detained four people suspected of an arson attack linked to a movie about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina, officials said Thursday. "Matilda," which is set to be released in October, has sparked harsh criticism from hard-line nationalists and some Orthodox believers in Russia, who see it as blasphemy against the emperor, glorified as a saint by the Russian Orthodox Church   Read More ...
Review: ‘The King’s Choice’ Depicts Norway’s Entry Into World War II
2017-09-21 13:06:03 A saga of Norway’s entry into World War II that probably plays more stirringly in the nation where it is set, “The King’s Choice” dramatizes a celebrated moment in the country’s constitutional monarchy, when King Haakon VII (Jesper Christensen) refused to surrender to the Nazis’ invasion. Apart from a great deal of hand-held, wide-screen camera work that might be thought of as Lars von Trier-o-Vision, the movie, directed by Erik Poppe, proceeds in the manner of any number of war epics of the 1960s, sluggishly charting how the ostensibly ceremonial king acquired real negotiating power during a crisis — and had the resolve to lead his country into war   Read More ...
'Cancer free' Ben Stiller promotes new movie Brad's Status
2017-09-20 18:44:27   Read More ...
Студию Sony Pictures подозревают в плагиате российского мультфильма
2017-09-19 15:10:58 Москва, 19 сентября - АиФ-Москва. Мультфильм студии Sony Pictures «Эмоджи фильм» вышел в мировой прокат 28 июля 2017 года, после чего пользователи Сети стали сравнивать его с известной в России и за рубежом работой оренбургских мультипликаторов «Колобанга». Зрители указывают на то, что главными героями обоих мультфильмов являются смайлы, которые помогают пользователям передавать эмоции в письмах и сообщениях. Представители анимационной студии «Колобанга» согласны, что у российского и американского мультфильма есть схожие черты   Read More ...
Author predicts what happpens in the next Star Wars movie
2017-09-16 01:39:43   Read More ...
New It flick features an incredible hidden nod to the original TV movie… but did you spot it?
2017-09-15 19:07:43 HORROR flick It is terrifying viewers up and down the country and instilling a fear of clowns in an a new generation of kids. The film, about a killer clown who preys on terrified children, is a remake of the 1990 miniseries based on the novel by Stephen King. But this year's film adaptation, starring Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, clearly hasn't forgotten its creepy roots   Read More ...
Selena Gomez sports mini skirt and sweater on movie set
2017-09-15 01:12:22   Read More ...
Russia seeks to calm tensions over czar love affair film
2017-09-13 14:13:58 MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky has sought to downplay the "hysteria" surrounding a new film depicting the love affair between Russia's last czar and a ballerina. Medinsky wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that "Matilda" was just "an ordinary feature film." Russia's largest cinema chain announced on Tuesday that it would not show the movie because of safety fears   Read More ...
Russian movie chain won't show film about czar's love affair
2017-09-12 21:40:57   Read More ...
Cine Joia Screens Rare French Films Until this Wednesday in Rio
2017-09-12 00:09:37 By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From August 31st to this Wednesday, September 13th, the Cine Joia movie theater, in Copacabana, hosts the “Mostra Raridades do Cinema Francês” (Rarities of French Cinema Exhibit). The first edition of the event brings eight independent French movies released in the last six years. Varying from comedy to drama, all of the exhibited productions have been directed by French filmmakers, and most of them have never been seen by the Brazilian audience   Read More ...
Animated hit movie Frozen returns with three new songs
2017-09-10 20:00:28 The stars of Frozen have shared snippets of three songs from a short follow-up film to the Oscar winning animation hit. Olaf's Frozen Adventure will see the movie's main characters - princesses Anna and Elsa - reunite with Olaf the snowman, Kristoff and Sven the reindeer. The short-film follows Olaf, who is voiced by Josh Gad, and his quest to find the perfect Christmas tradition for the two princesses   Read More ...
Inbetweeners star Joe Thomas films new movie in underwear
2017-09-10 03:06:27   Read More ...
Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' wins Golden Lion at Venice
2017-09-10 01:01:14 VENICE, Italy — Guillermo del Toro's monster thriller "The Shape of Water" took top prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, capping an 11-day event where the demons of social division and environmental disaster loomed large on the screen. Del Toro was named winner of the Golden Lion by a jury headed by U.S. actress Annette Bening, beating contenders including George Clooney's "Suburbicon" and Alexander Payne's "Downsizing   Read More ...
Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' wins Golden Lion at Venice
2017-09-10 00:06:01 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's monster thriller "The Shape of Water" took top prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, capping an 11-day event where the demons of social division and environmental disaster loomed large on the screen. Del Toro was named winner of the Golden Lion by a jury headed by U.S. actress Annette Bening, beating contenders including George Clooney's "Suburbicon" and Alexander Payne's "Downsizing   Read More ...
Weapons found in worker's car spurs movie theater evacuation
2017-09-09 23:39:50   Read More ...
The Latest: Director Maoz defends film from Israeli critics
2017-09-09 23:34:50 VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Venice Film Festival (all times local): Israeli director Samuel Maoz has defended his Venice Film Festival prize-winner "Foxtrot" after criticism from some in his homeland. Maoz's film, a compelling study of trauma and grief, won the festival's second-place Grand Jury Prize on Saturday. Some in Israel have condemned the film because it is critical of the Israeli army, the country's most respected institution   Read More ...
The Latest: Del Toro: Venice win vindicates sci-fi genres
2017-09-09 22:41:39 VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Venice Film Festival (all times local): Director Guillermo del Toro says his Venice Film Festival victory is a vindication of monster movies, science-fiction movies and other sometimes-derided cinema genres. Del Toro won the festival's Golden Lion top prize on Saturday for his monster movie "The Shape of Water" — a rare victory at a top cinema festival for a fantasy film   Read More ...
Chris Hemsworth's biceps constantly twitch
2017-09-08 06:39:48   Read More ...
Lawrence plays disturbed wife in psychological horror flick ‘Mother!’
2017-09-07 22:41:31 VENICE, Italy — There were more boos than cheers for Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!” which had its world premiere Tuesday at the Venice Film Festival. In this intense allegory set in an isolated house, Lawrence plays a meek wife, essentially a handmaid, to Javier Bardem’s frustrated poet. “Mother!” is seen entirely from the wife’s agitated perspective. “Jennifer’s character never feels safe and is always trying to figure out what is happening to her,” writer-director Aronofsky said   Read More ...
Star Wars and Marvel films ONLY on Disney streamingservice
2017-09-07 22:09:53   Read More ...
Jennifer Lawrence says she had to go to a dark place for her latest movie Mother
2017-09-07 16:34:11 Jennifer Lawrence vows to never make a film like this again, as she walks the red carpet with director Darren Aronofksy.   Read More ...
Netflix is making a Pope Francis movie with Jonathan Pryce and A
2017-09-07 15:10:06 Apparently, popes are very popular right now — at least among filmmakers. On the heels of HBO’s popular drama series The Young Pope, Netflix has announced an upcoming original movie titled The Pope, per Deadline. Unlike HBO’s series, The Pope will be a nonfiction film chronicling the transition between Pope Benedict XVI and current pontiff Pope Francis, the first pope to be born in the Americas   Read More ...
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem return to Venice festival
2017-09-07 00:21:31 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Back when he was 22 and she was 16, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz brought their movie "Jamon, Jamon" to the Venice International Film Festival. Now, a quarter of a century and two children later, they were back with another project, "Loving Pablo," their first film together as a real-life couple. "It is interesting that we are back with a movie together exactly 25 years later and it feels like time has flown, there are so many things happened in between but it also feels like it was yesterday   Read More ...
At the MFA, Bertrand Tavernier celebrates French film
2017-09-06 19:00:34 Every July, the Museum of Fine Arts hosts its highly popular Boston French Film Festival. Think of Bertrand Tavernier’s “My Journey Through French Cinema” as a glorious late-summer pendant. The documentary opens Wednesday and runs on various dates through Sept. 22. Tavernier, who’s been directing features for more than 40 years, is a filmmaking chameleon. It’s hard to pigeonhole someone equally capable of making dramas about a French colonial outpost in West Africa (“Coup de Torchon,” 1981), jazz (“ ’Round Midnight,” 1986), and 16th-century France (“The Princess of Montpensier,” 2010)   Read More ...
Jim Carrey bares his soul in documentary 'Jim and Andy'
2017-09-06 13:06:37 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jim Carrey, the comic actor who was one of 1990s Hollywood's biggest stars, doesn't exist. So says the Jim Carrey who came to the Venice Film Festival this week with "Jim and Andy," a documentary about his experience playing comedian Andy Kaufman in the 1999 biopic "Man on the Moon." He says the mega-successful entertainer Jim Carrey is "a character that has been playing me my whole life" and that he is now trying to transcend   Read More ...
Frances McDormand inspired by dark comedy of ‘Three Billboards’
2017-09-05 21:01:20 VENICE, Italy — A ripe, violent and funny slice of Americana with a colorful ensemble led by Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” had a rousing world premiere yesterday at the Venice Film Festival. McDormand’s Mildred is a bitter, determined, grieving single mother who demands that her daughter’s rapist killer be found when she erects a trio of accusatory billboards in the fictional Missouri town of Ebbing   Read More ...
Jennifer Lawrence hits Venice with horror story 'mother!'
2017-09-05 20:37:27 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Director Darren Aronofsky says his film "mother!" — a delirious nightmare starring Jennifer Lawrence — is a "roller-coaster ride." Fittingly, it thrilled some viewers at the Venice Film Festival, and left others a bit queasy. A horror story that travels from menace to mind-bending mayhem, the movie was greeted with a mix of applause and boos from journalists Tuesday at the Italian festival, where it's one of 21 movies competing for the Golden Lion prize   Read More ...
Jennifer Lawrence gets the chills in horror story 'mother!'
2017-09-05 14:41:55 VENICE, Italy — Jennifer Lawrence's new film, a horror story that escalates from menace to mayhem to mind-bending weirdness, has provoked strong reactions at the Venice Film Festival. Darren Aronofsky's "mother!" stars Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a couple living in that horror-flick staple, an isolated old house. They start to receive mysterious houseguests, with results that go from puzzling to apocalyptic   Read More ...
Jennifer Lawrence gets the chills in horror story 'mother!'
2017-09-05 14:37:55 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence's new film, a horror story that escalates from menace to mayhem to mind-bending weirdness, has provoked strong reactions at the Venice Film Festival. Darren Aronofsky's "mother!" stars Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a couple living in that horror-flick staple, an isolated old house. They start to receive mysterious houseguests, with results that go from puzzling to apocalyptic   Read More ...
Hollywood movie of Iranian Embassy siege 'is appalling'
2017-09-05 08:39:24   Read More ...
Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' screens in 3-D at Venice
2017-09-04 19:08:01 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Director John Landis says he is still upset by Michael Jackson's death, but a Venice Film Festival screening dedicated to "Thriller" is a chance to celebrate the musician's life. An enhanced version of the landmark Landis-directed music video, "Michael Jackson's Thriller 3-D," is screening alongside a behind-the-scenes documentary that has never been shown in cinemas before. Landis told reporters in Venice on Monday that Jackson's 2009 death was a tragedy that robbed the world of a brilliant performer   Read More ...
Making movies gets more frightening with age, Judi Dench says
2017-09-04 17:40:03   Read More ...
Frances McDormand scorches in 'Three Billboards' at Venice
2017-09-04 13:05:41 VENICE, Italy (AP) — Frances McDormand is a righteous fury — and a strong contender for an Oscar — in the witty, visceral and violent "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." The actress wowed journalists at film's first Venice Film Festival screening with her performance as a bereaved mother who resorts to drastic action in an attempt to bring her daughter's killer to justice   Read More ...
Star Wars stamps released to mark latest movie
2017-09-04 09:07:30   Read More ...