Carmel Musgrove was on the French-Polynesian island of Bora Bora with Joel Silver and his family.
The director will be the 12th recipient of the Jaeger-LeCoultre prize since its inception in 2006.
“Dave Made a Maze” purportedly utilized over 30,000 square feet of scrap cardboard to realize its fantasy world.
Daniel Craig will star in the next Bond film.
Previous recipients of the Maverick Award include Steve Buscemi and Jonathan Demme.
“There’s still a long way to go,” said Oscar-winning editor Richard Chew. read more
There will be a new Q in the James Bond universe if colleagues of Quentin Tarantino’s get their way.
As unvarnished in its gaze as it is unpolished in lensing, the documentary fascinates by its refusal to simplify a very complicated life.
LOCARNO, Switzerland — Mexico’s Mantarraya Group, producer of Cannes Best Director winners Carlos Reygadas (2012’s “Post Tenebras Lux”) and Amat Escalante (2013’s “Heli”), is establishing another festival presence in Europe, teaming with art foundation Fundación Casa Wabi to adjudicate a new prize at the Locarno Festival’s newly competitive Signs of Life section. Opening this year… […]
Ben Wheatley collaborator Gareth Tunley makes his writer-director debut with this eerie psycho-thriller about a haunted detective. read more
Glenn Close will receive the Golden Icon Award at the Zurich Film Festival. The six-time Academy Award nominee will also present her latest film at the Festival, “The Wife.” “From her commanding portrayal of Patty Hewes in “Damages” to the glorious Marquise de Merteuil in Stephen Frears’ “Dangerous Liaisons” via Alex Forrest and Cruella De… […]
Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica area El Capitan Theatre: Sing-along “The Lion King” (1994), 10 a.m., 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Aug. 11-13; dates through Aug. 20. Tickets $14; $11 ages 3-11; $23 VIP. 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 800-347-6396. elcapitantheatre.
The thing you want from a documentary about his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the chance to get right up close to him, in the way that movies can do. You want the chance to bask in his presence and come out with a heightened sense of what he’s about. “The Last Dalai Lama?”… […]
The studio will handle distribution for all of CBS Films’ wide releases for another three years. read more
Remarking on Thriller 3D’s “spectacular visuals,” director John Landis teases that viewers also will be treated to a shocking surprise. read more
LOCARNO, Switzerland — Just Film Distribution has acquired Benelux rights from London-based Film Republic to “Seven Days,” the fifth feature by Swiss auteur Rolando Colla whose career launched from the Locarno Film Festival in 1998 with “Le monde a l’envers.” Set on the sensual Sicilian island of Levanzo, “Seven Days” is an erotically charged two-hander in… […]
First there is the darkness of a limestone mine, lit only by helmet flashlights and the occasional shower of flinty sparks from a pickax connecting with rock. And then there’s the comparative dazzle of the processing plant, bleached white by a settling of lime dust and snow. Somehow these conflicting images are rendered equivalently bleak… […]
Long before Trump coined the term “fake news,” there was Orson Welles’ legendary 1938 radio dramatization of H.G. Wells’ “The War of the Worlds,” which convinced thousands (if not millions) of listeners they were hearing actual news bulletins about a Martian invasion. Several books and films (most notably, “The Night That Panicked America,” Joseph Sargent’s… […]
Roberto Olla, executive director of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages co-production fund, is concerned that as Netflix starts acquiring Eurimages-supported European art films, the type of global deals the streaming giant is doing can force these films to largely bypass theatrical and festival circuits, which are an integral part of Eurimages’ raison d’être. He spoke to Variety… […]