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Jessica Chastain Spy Thriller The 355 Pushed Back To 2022

If you were eagerly awaiting the chance to see the likes of Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o and Penelope Cruz kicking ass in spy thriller The 355, we're afraid you're going to...

25 November 2020 3

Neil Patrick Harris Joins The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent

Work is already underway on what sounds like the most meta Nicolas Cage movie in years, The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent. The latest addition to the cast? Neil Patrick...

25 November 2020 3

Regal Theaters Has Thoughts About Wonder Woman 1984's Upcoming Release

2020 has been an unprecedented time for a variety of reasons, including for the entertainment industry. Countless movies were pushed back until 2021, while a select number of...

24 November 2020 5

Anthony Mackie to Star in and Produce Netflix Thriller ‘The Ogun’

Anthony Mackie will produce and star in Netflix’s upcoming action-adventure “The Ogun” from producer Jason Michael Berman.

24 November 2020 4

Netflix Could Break an 85-Year Record at the Oscars in 2021

Netflix could make Oscars history. Netflix’s arsenal of content this year could give the streamer the most best picture nominations from any studio in history, a record held...

24 November 2020 4

How we made The Lives of Others

The film about the Stasi spying on East German lovers was seen as too dark, with one funder even wanting it remade as a comedy. But it went on to win an Oscar.

24 November 2020 4

Wonder Woman 1984 sticks to Christmas cinema release – but will also be on digital

Warner Bros has followed the Tenet precedent by maintaining a theatrical release date for tentpole sequel, but it will also be online.

23 November 2020 6

Hollywood Assistants Adjust to Working From Home: "I Feel Like I Have to Be on Call Every Minute of the Day"

The industry's hard-working assistants navigate the highs and lows of servicing their bosses remotely, which often requires frequent FedEx runs, tech troubleshooting and plenty...

22 November 2020 5

Tenet up: listen, Christopher Nolan, we just can't hear a word you're saying

The Tenet director has dismissed critics of his poor sound mixing by blaming us for being too conservative. Why must he keep toying with our perception of sound?

16 November 2020 14

Joker 'a betrayal' of mentally ill people, says David Fincher

Mank director rails at the risk-averse production strategy of major Hollywood studios.

16 November 2020 11

Michael Bay Pandemic Movie 'Songbird' Sets PVOD Release

After a home entertainment run, the thriller will head to streaming on a yet-to-be-announced service.

16 November 2020 10

'Grey's Anatomy' Brings Back an Original Star as the ABC Drama Dives Deep Into the Pandemic

The ABC medical drama has dedicated its 17th season to healthcare workers fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic.

13 November 2020 13

'Friends' Reunion Special Set to Film in Early 2021

Matthew Perry says the cast is scheduled to come back together for the HBO Max special in March.

13 November 2020 13

Marvel's 'WandaVision' Moves to January 2021

The Disney+ series bows Jan. 15.

13 November 2020 11

The Life Ahead review – Sophia Loren serves up some grandmother courage

The actor plays a Holocaust survivor and creche worker who takes in a troubled Senegalese boy in this solid if sentimental drama.

12 November 2020 16

Rogue review – it's Megan Fox v stalking lion in an energetic action thriller

Fox leads a mercenary crew against a group of Islamist wildlife poachers in a South African grassland setting that’s more than just an attractive backdrop.

12 November 2020 13

Michael Bay, Jake Gyllenhaal Teaming for Thriller 'Ambulance'

Dylan O’Brien and Eiza Gonzalez are circling roles.

12 November 2020 13

Netflix Lands Arnold Schwarzenegger Spy Series

The show from Skydance TV stars the former California governor and Monica Barbaro.

12 November 2020 13

The Danish actor is reportedly first in line to play ‘dark wizard’ Gellert Grindelwald in the third Harry Potter prequel

The Danish actor is reportedly first in line to play ‘dark wizard’ Gellert Grindelwald in the third Harry Potter prequel.

11 November 2020 16

Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, MGM Team for Adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'The Water Dancer' (Exclusive)

Kamilah Forbes, who directed the theatrical event of Coates’ 'Between the World and Me', will also produce.

11 November 2020 12

COVID-19 Forces Rotterdam Festival to Celebrate 50th Anniversary in Two Parts

The long-running Dutch festival will hold its golden jubilee in February and June 2021, with a series of events in between.

10 November 2020 13

Sophia Loren: 'The body changes. The mind does not'

The 86-year-old, star of the Netflix drama The Life Ahead, looks back at her own life, from the squalor of wartime Naples to the glamour of international fame.

08 November 2020 12

Johnny Depp says he has been asked to resign from Fantastic Beasts franchise

Actor has announced he will be exiting the Harry Potter prequel series after losing his libel case over allegations of assault towards ex-wife Amber Heard.

08 November 2020 12

Harrison Ford Mourns Death of Onscreen Father Sean Connery

The legendary actor was Steven Spielberg's only choice to play Indiana Jones' dad.

03 November 2020 16

The fall of Johnny Depp: how the world's most beautiful movie star turned very ugly

In the 1990s, he was a different kind of film star – eloquent, artistic and cool. But this week, with the loss of his court case against the Su.n, the dream has decisively soured.

03 November 2020 18

Sean Connery had dementia, his wife reveals

Micheline Roquebrune says the late James Bond actor’s dementia ‘took its toll on him’.

03 November 2020 16

'He defined an era and a style': film world mourns Sean Connery

The Scottish actor enjoyed a long and varied career but will for ever be associated with the role of James Bond.

02 November 2020 25

Oscars: David Fincher's Netflix Pic 'Mank' Shoots to Front of Race

Netflix, still in search of its first best picture Oscar winner, now has major contenders with both this dramedy about the origins of 'Citizen Kane' and Aaron Sorkin's 'The Trial...

30 October 2020 23

No money to burn: how Bond crowdfunder could be the way forward

If Covid kills the cinema experience for good – a hypothetical that sounds less and less far-fetched by the day – then No Time to Die will forever be held up as a key...

29 October 2020 19

Nicole Kidman, Amazon Reteam for Drama Series

'Things I Know to Be True,' based on Andrew Bovell's play, is the third project at the streamer for the actress and producer.

29 October 2020 24

Requiem for a Dream at 20: Aronofsky's nightmare still haunts

The auteur’s bold and brutal 2000 adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr’s cultish novel about addiction remains an indelible and shocking act of provocation.

28 October 2020 24

Italy Re-Shutters Cinemas as Europe Braces for Second Coronavirus Lockdown

Spain and France have introduced curfews as COVID-19 numbers spike.

26 October 2020 28

Zen and the art of torso maintenance: Matthew McConaughey's guide to life

In a new book, Hollywood’s ‘easy-livin’ superstar bares all about his route to the top. Here are some choice nuggets of McConna-sense.

26 October 2020 24

Scarlett Johansson to Star in 'Bride' for Apple

Sebastián Lelio, the Oscar winner behind 'A Fantastic Woman' and 'Gloria', will direct the riff on the classic Bride of Frankenstein character.

23 October 2020 25

Can the 'awards-bait' movie survive the impact of coronavirus?

The Emmys were held over Zoom and the Oscars have been pushed back – but the enforced shakeup from the pandemic could be just what the awards season needs.

23 October 2020 28

Jared Leto to Play Joker in Zack Snyder's 'Justice League'

Looks like Leto is getting the last laugh as he joins the shooting of additional scenes for the Snyder Cut.

22 October 2020 25

'Flashdance' TV Reboot in the Works at Paramount+

Original producer Lynda Obst is returning to oversee the new take on the 1983 feature that helped rocket Jennifer Beals to stardom.

22 October 2020 30

'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' Moves to Summer 2021

Sony has also set a 2021 date for the 'Don't Breathe' sequel.

22 October 2020 28

Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis

"Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good," the 70-year-old actor shared via Twitter on Monday.

20 October 2020 28

'The Mandalorian' Offers Early Look at Season 2

Baby Yoda returns on Oct. 30.

20 October 2020 31

Rebecca to Rachel: 10 of the best Daphne du Maurier films

Ben Wheatley’s new version of the gothic thriller Rebecca joins an impressive list of big-screen Du Maurier adaptations.

20 October 2020 32

How can Furiosa expand on Max Max: Fury Road's brutal feminist polemic?

George Miller’s prequel, focusing on the life of the character before her appearance in Fury Road, could revitalise the franchise – even without Max.

20 October 2020 33

It's Official: China Overtakes North America as World's Biggest Box Office in 2020

As the American entertainment industry ponders whether the pandemic has done permanent damage to moviegoing, China's theaters have returned to peak earnings.

19 October 2020 30

Over the Moon review – Netflix family animation is more Disney than Disney

Watch your back, Disney; here comes Netflix in Hollywood studio mode, flexing its ambition with an animated family fantasy adventure about a sunny, 13-year-old girl called Fei...

16 October 2020 34

Indian Cinemas Reboot After Months of Blackout From Virus

After seven months, movie theaters reopened on Thursday in the world's second most populous country.

15 October 2020 34

The cast of Adam McKay's DON'T LOOK UP is absolutely iconic

Leonardo DiCaprio joins

15 October 2020 33

AMC Theatres Says Cash Resources to Be "Largely Depleted" by End of 2020 or Early 2021

"The required amounts of additional liquidity are expected to be material," the exhibition giant says.

14 October 2020 34

'Coming to America' Sequel Moves From Paramount to Amazon

The movie, which was set for a mid-December theatrical release, will see Eddie Murphy return as Prince Akeem.

14 October 2020 39

'Cinema brings hope in a way laptops cannot': what readers miss most about the movies

‘If cinema doesn’t survive, the Tories will have shattered a diamond of culture’

14 October 2020 39

Has Hollywood Made Any Progress Toward Pay Parity?

As COVID-19 disproportionately impacts women in the workforce and the nation also grapples with racial injustice, The Hollywood Reporter looks at what progress — if any — the...

13 October 2020 36

Disney to Reorganize, Prioritize Streaming In New Leadership Structure

Kareem Daniel has been upped to lead the newly created Media and Entertainment division.

13 October 2020 34

UK cinema admissions on course to be lowest since records began

UK cinema admissions are set to hit their lowest level since records began almost a century ago, with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic wiping almost £1bn from box office...

12 October 2020 34

Crisis at the box office: Australian cinemas teeter on Covid cliffhanger

Months after the initial Covid-19 restrictions closed all cinemas, Australian moviegoers are beginning to return for socially distanced screenings across most of the country.

12 October 2020 34

UK independent cinemas boom as multiplexes close doors

Multiplexes may be closing their doors or reducing their hours but it is not all doom and gloom in the world of cinema. Box offices at many independent cinemas are reporting...

09 October 2020 37

Pixar's 'Soul' Bypasses Theaters, Sets Disney+ Christmas Debut

The animated tentpole will be made availalbe to all Disney+ customers at no extra charge.

09 October 2020 40

'The Batman' Delays Release to 2022 as Warner Bros. Shuffles Calendar

The superhero pic's move was among a number of major release date changes announced Monday by Warner Bros.

06 October 2020 50

'GLOW' Canceled as Netflix Reverses Season 4 Renewal

The streamer says COVID-19 concerns led to the show's end; 'Teenage Bounty Hunters' is also canceled.

06 October 2020 42

'Dune' Delayed to October 2021

The event pic, originally set for December 2020, is among a slew of Hollywood tentpoles impacted by the ongoing pandemic.

06 October 2020 46

Time to die? British cinemas fear ruin without latest James Bond film

He’s best known for sweeping in at the last minute to save the day – but James Bond’s latest act could be the death knell for many British cinemas.

05 October 2020 47

No Time to Die: Bond 25 pushed back again to spring 2021

The next James Bond thriller, No Time to Die, has been delayed yet again as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

03 October 2020 49

Fast & Furious Pic 'F9' Delayed to May 2021

The three-month delay was announced hours after James Bond pic 'No Time to Die' relocated to April 2, 2021, the previous home of 'F9.'

03 October 2020 50

20 best African films

As the UK’s leading African film festivals showcase the past decade’s classics online, we pick 20 great landmarks from the continent’s dazzling movie-making history by Peter...

02 October 2020 42

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Filmmakers Must Be Free to Tell the Stories They Want

The Hollywood Reporter columnist disagrees with director Lulu Wang’s assertion that only a Chinese director should tell the story of classical pianist Lang Lang: "The key for any...

01 October 2020 50

The Lion King 2 to be directed by Moonlight's Barry Jenkins

Moonlight Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins is set to direct a follow-up to 2019’s hit remake The Lion King.

30 September 2020 51

Movie Theaters Reduce Hours as Hollywood Delays Fall Tentpoles

Some circuits are going further and closing locations in smaller markets on certain weekdays.

30 September 2020 50

Netflix Releases First Look at 'The Crown's' Princess Diana, Margaret Thatcher

Emma Corrin will play the Princess of Wales and Gillian Anderson will take on the Iron Lady.

30 September 2020 50

Film "Farida" to be screened in Bangladesh

By Laman Ismayilova A full-length feature film "Farida" will be screened at 19th Dhaka International Film Festival. The film has been included in the festival's competition...

26 September 2020 53

Nomadland wins Toronto film festival people's choice award

Victory for Chloé Zhao’s drama starring Frances McDormand means it now looks certain to get a best picture Oscar nomination.

25 September 2020 47

Bafta tries to increase diversity with 120 changes to its awards

Academy says it will add 1,000 members from backgrounds that are underrepresented.

25 September 2020 57

Will Nicolas Cage's Superman finally get to fly in The Flash?

The actor, who has already voiced an animated Man of Steel, would surely leap at the chance to play him in the forthcoming superhero movie.

25 September 2020 49

Matt Bomer: 'If Dad was really on fire for the Lord, you knew the hammer would come down'

The actor on growing up gay in bible belt Texas, what his new film says about the progress of LGBTQ+ rights – and what he learned from his son coming out as straight.

25 September 2020 52

Winners by default? Where this year's Oscar race stands

After fall festivals unveiled slim line-ups, the next few months remain difficult to predict with the pandemic still changing release schedules.

25 September 2020 49

'The Boys' Spinoff in the Works at Amazon

Development of a second show in the superhero franchise has been put on a fast track.

25 September 2020 44

'The Simpsons' Voice Cast Diversifies for Season 32 Debut

Alex Désert will take over the role of Carl Carlson in the long-running show's season premiere.

25 September 2020 44

"Farida" is included in the competition program of the international film festival "Dhaka International Film Festival"

The full-length feature film "Farida" produced by the Azerbaijani film company "Narimanfilm" together with the St. Petersburg School of New Cinema is included in the competition...

25 September 2020 75

Toronto film festival 2020 roundup – virtual yet vibrant

Imust confess I’ve previously been a little cynical about Toronto international film festival (Tiff) audiences, with their boundless enthusiasm, their jack-in-the-box standing...

21 September 2020 55

The Eight Hundred: how China's blockbusters became a new political battleground

It was pulled from a film festival, censored by the state and now it’s the year’s second biggest film. Is The Eight Hundred an exhilarating war movie – or slick propaganda?

18 September 2020 63

Cinema, Campari and a carrier bag of Quality Street: Edgar Wright remembers Diana Rigg

The director of upcoming psychological thriller Last Night in Soho on the delights and surprises of working with Rigg on what turned out to be her final film

18 September 2020 63

The Devil All the Time review – Pattinson is plausibly icky in violent gothic noir

This gruesome, violent, backwoods-gothic noir is directed by Antonio Campos (known for his more intimate chillers such as Afterschool and Christine) and adapted from the 2011...

17 September 2020 56

Drew Barrymore on Debuting a Talk Show Amid a Pandemic: "I Think Laughter Is Medicine"

Appearing virtually with Stephen Colbert on 'The Late Show,' the actress shared why this moment is appropriate for her to begin a new role as a daytime talk show host.

17 September 2020 62

Venice Film Festival 2020: Notturno, Dear Comrades, In Between Dying

Seven years after Sacro GRA became the first nonfiction feature to win the Golden Lion, Gianfranco Rosi returned to Venice with Notturno.

17 September 2020 64

Azerbaijani film nominates for Russian-British SIFFA award

The feature full-length film "Farida" produced by the film company "Narimanfilm" was selected for participation in the competitive program of the Sochi International Film...

17 September 2020 74

Paul Rudd urges 'fellow millennials' to mask up in coronavirus safety video

While Paul Rudd could just about pass as millennial, at 51 the Hollywood actor is really a few years off.

16 September 2020 57

Creative Arts Emmys: All the Winners From Night Two

The awards are being handed out over five nights this week in ceremonies hosted by Nicole Byer.

16 September 2020 59

Box Office Recovery Imperiled: "Do You Take the Risk or Do You Punt?"

'Black Widow' could soon join 'Wonder Woman 1984' in deciding to retreat as Hollywood studios once again delay their tentpoles amid the ongoing pandemic and consumer concerns.

16 September 2020 51

Venice 2020 Review: Hilal Baydarov’s “In Between Dying” Offers the Great Comfort of Strangers

“An unusual man,” one of the three henchmen following Davud (Orkhan Iskandarli) report back to their boss known only as the Doctor (Murvat Abdulazizov) in “In Between Dying,” a...

16 September 2020 51

Mira Nair Discusses Her "Uncannily Politically Timely" TIFF Closer 'A Suitable Boy'

The director reveals how she wanted to film Vikram Seth’s novel when it first came out in 1993, and how it even came to inspire her most famous film ‘Monsoon Wedding.’

16 September 2020 50

How Oscars’ New Inclusion Requirements Compare With BAFTAs’

U.S. rules are "inspired by" but have slight differences from U.K. standards.

16 September 2020 54

Mel Gibson Signs With APA

The actor, producer and director had been repped by CAA.

16 September 2020 56

Paramount Unveils Trailer for Apocalyptic Thriller 'Love and Monsters'

Dylan O’Brien and Jessica Henwick star in the film, which hits PVOD Oct. 16.

16 September 2020 60

Venice Dispatch – In Between Dying

Before chance and circumstance turned the Venice Film Festival into a full-blown Oscar campaign stop where the likes of JOKER, THE SHAPE OF WATER and LA LA LAND dominate the...

16 September 2020 50

76 Days review – haunting Covid-19 documentary leaves its mark

The title typography on the opening credits and the poster of 76 Days looks very much like a riff on Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later, and the film does have the same element of...

15 September 2020 59

'Good Joe Bell': Film Review | TIFF 2020

Mark Wahlberg plays the father of a gay teenager, on a walk across America to draw attention to the scourge of anti-LGBTQ bullying in this true story penned by the screenwriters...

15 September 2020 57

Gerard Butler's 'Greenland' Delays September Release Amid Pandemic

STX's apocalyptic disaster-adventure has earned a promising $12.5 million overseas to date.

15 September 2020 61

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and Film Academy Go Virtual With Latinx Festival

The lineup includes a showing of Varda Bar-Kar’s feature documentary 'Fandango at the Wall,' which was recently acquired by HBO.

15 September 2020 59

The kids aren't alright: what new film Rocks tells us about UK society

There is a great deal to love about Sarah Gavron’s new movie Rocks but, as a survey of contemporary British youth and their prospects, it is pretty depressing. Rocks is a...

14 September 2020 66

Sam Levinson’s romantic drama is understood to have netted an 8-figure price tag

Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Euphoria creator Sam Levinson's Malcolm & Marie, a pandemic-era movie starring Zendaya and John David Washington.

14 September 2020 58

Toronto: Saoirse Ronan Talks Activism, Growing Up in 'Brooklyn'

During a virtual master class at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, the 'Ammonite' actress discussed her life and career.

14 September 2020 51

Starlight Media and Lion Forge Animation Heads Break Down Their Global-Content-Minded Partnership

David Steward II’s Lion Forge Animation and Peter Luo’s Starlight Media have teamed for a joint picture partnership for animated shorts and feature films aimed at an...

14 September 2020 57

Toronto: Film Fest Heads Talk Finding New Audiences Online Amid Pandemic

"I don't think our goal should be a return to normal," Thom Powers, artistic director of DOC NYC, told a panel on the future of film festivals.

14 September 2020 59

Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland' Wins Golden Lion Top Prize at 2020 Venice Film Festival

Vanessa Kirby takes best actress for 'Pieces of a Woman' at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.

13 September 2020 56

Frances McDormand feature Nomadland wins the Golden Lion at Venice film festival

Drama featuring McDormand as a retiree forced on the road after the 2008 recession takes top honours on the Lido, while Vanessa Kirby is named best actress

13 September 2020 57

'In Between Dying' ('Sepelenmis Olumler Arasinda'): Film Review | Venice 2020

A youth who has killed a man escapes across a mountainous area of Azerbaijan in filmmaker Hilal Baydarov’s heavily symbolic first feature, coproduced by Mexican director Carlos...

13 September 2020 55

Universal Moves 'Candyman' to 2021

The reimagining of the classic horror property is from filmmaker Nia DaCosta.

13 September 2020 57

Toronto: Viola Davis Says "The Fight Is Not Easy" for Black Talent Seeking Autonomy

The 'How to Get Away With Murder' star and husband Julius Tennon talked launching their own Black-owned studio.

13 September 2020 55

'I Care a Lot': Film Review | TIFF 2020

Rosamund Pike stars as a legal conservator running a lucrative guardianship grift who strikes trouble when she messes with a gangster played by Peter Dinklage in this acidic...

13 September 2020 47

Guillermo del Toro: 'I could tweet 20 times a day – I’m very careful not to'

The director has a new novel out, an animation series on Netflix and two films in the pipeline – and still had time to watch three films a day in lockdown

13 September 2020 52

Nomadland review – Frances McDormand delivers the performance of her career

McDormand plays a boomer forced out of her home and on to the road in Chloé Zhao’s inspired docu-fiction

12 September 2020 45

Limbo review – heart-rending portrait of refugees stranded in Scotland

Ben Sharrock announces himself as a master of atmospheric film-making with this stirring drama about a Syrian migrant

12 September 2020 53

David Byrne on His New Documentary With Spike Lee and a Very Un-2020 Plea to Cheer Up

The former Talking Heads frontman on how he and Lee brought his disarmingly optimistic Broadway show (and Toronto fest opener) 'American Utopia' to the big screen, why he's...

12 September 2020 50

Halle Berry, Mark Wahlberg Films Among the Top Titles to Watch at Toronto

As the global film sector still reels from COVID-19, dealmakers (virtually) descending on Toronto hope the need for content will drive sales

12 September 2020 51

Toronto Film Fest Reverses Controversial Face Mask Policy

The U-turn coincides with a surge in new coronavirus cases in Ontario and a social media backlash.

12 September 2020 51

Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut 'One Night in Miami' Is a "Story That Needed to Be Told"

The 'Watchmen' star discusses how her 1960s civil rights drama could, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and the coronavirus pandemic, "be a reminder for some, and a...

12 September 2020 52

'Anne at 13,000 Ft.' Star Deragh Campbell Reteams With Matt Johnson for 'Matt and Mara'

Campbell also nabbed a supporting role in Lina Rodriguez' Colombian-Canadian drama 'So Much Tenderness.'

12 September 2020 51

'Wonder Woman 1984' Delays Release to Christmas

This marks the latest shift for the superhero sequel amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

12 September 2020 52

BBC Four part thriller Strike - Lethal White filmed in over fifty locations

Lethal White, the fourth instalment in the BBC's Strike saga sees detectives Strike and Robin on a new case, investigating blackmail attempts made against an MP. The sixty-day...

11 September 2020 54

UK Advertising Climate Action Working Group Launches AdGreen

The Climate Action Working Group, led by

  • the Advertising association in partnership with ISBA and the IPA launch AdGreen to set a new standard fo
  • r zero-carbon and...

    11 September 2020 60

    Venice in the age of Covid: ‘The promise of tragedy might be the festival’s USP’

    In 1912, prompted by a visit to the Venice Lido, Thomas Mann wrote a tale about ruinous desire in the face of a mysterious epidemic. Death in Venice told of cramped streets that...

    11 September 2020 50

    La Haine review – effervescent classic radiates with rage and comedy

    Mathieu Kassovitz’s classic of banlieue rage has been rereleased after 25 years with a new urgency and relevance in the Black Lives Matter era. What comes across now isn’t the...

    11 September 2020 53

    Max Richter's Sleep review – mellow look at his somnolent magnum opus

    Max Richter is the genre-defying composer who works for movies, TV, theatre and the concert hall. This documentary by Natalie Johns is about what many consider his magnum opus:...

    11 September 2020 53

    KONSTANTIN ESADZE, NOMINATED BEST DOP FOR SHINDISI AT IMAGINEINDIA 2020

    Born in Georgia, grown up in filmmakers family. Konstantin is one of the best DOP in Georgia.

    10 September 2020 67

    ‘In Between Dying’ Helmer Hilal Baydarov on Bresson, Feeling Film, Embracing Limitations

    Celebrated Azerbaijani filmmaker Hilal Baydarov has won international acclaim for a fast-growing body of work that has included seven films in the past two years while also...

    10 September 2020 64

    FESTIVALS: Skopje Film Festival Kicks Off Five Months Later Than Planned With Open-Air Screenings

    SKOPJE: The 23rd edition of the Skopje Film Festival, which was due in April, kicks off on 9 September 2020 with open-air screenings, due to COVID-19 restrictions. This edition,...

    10 September 2020 67

    FESTIVALS: Tereza37 Wins Six Awards at Pula Film Festival

    PULA: The feminist drama Tereza37 directed by Danilo Šerbedžija was the big winner at the 2020 Pula Film Festival, bringing a total of six Golden Arenas to its creators.

    10 September 2020 70

    PRODUCTION: Hungarian Quarantine Zone Film Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

    BUDAPEST: The first episode of the five-episode film The Quarantine Zone directed by Dániel Indi Zsótér began filming on 7 September 2020. The low-budget film, which is...

    10 September 2020 66

    Tokyo film festival to open with Underdog, close with Hokusai

    This year’s Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF, October 31-November 9) will open with Masaharu Take’s Underdog, and close with Hokusai, directed by Hajime Hashimoto and...

    10 September 2020 61

    Kate Winslet and Mark Wahlberg aim for Oscars at unusual Toronto film festival

    An array of buzzy new films will be shown at a combination of socially distanced physical premieres and virtual screenings

    10 September 2020 55

    The Lady in the Portrait review –painterly pageantry in a Chinese royal court

    Fan Bingbing stars as an emperor’s wife having her portrait painted in this artful yet inert period drama

    10 September 2020 51

    Disney's 'Mulan' Facing Fresh Criticism

    More Mulan trouble: Disney's big-budget remake of Mulan, already the subject of a pro-democracy boycott, has come under additional fire for filming scenes in China's Xinjiang...

    09 September 2020 63

    Why so serious? Tenet and the new wave of 'science-based' time travel movies

    Films like Back to the Future and The Terminator never thought too deeply about time travel; so is Christopher Nolan draining all the fun out of it?

    09 September 2020 62

    Oscars reveal new diversity requirements for best picture nominees

    Nominees must satisfy two of four key standards addressing onscreen and offscreen representation

    09 September 2020 58

    Toronto film festival announces line-up with Mark Wahlberg drama premiering

    Halle Berry’s directorial debut also on programme but whether physical screenings will take place remains up in the air

    09 September 2020 56

    What I'm really watching: David Lynch's YouTube channel

    LA weather reports, office DIY projects, nature notes … they’re all there in the film director’s daily video blogs about California life, a sunny blessing in lockdown

    07 September 2020 67

    Batman star Robert Pattinson 'tests positive for Covid-19'

    Actor will reportedly self-isolate as Warner Bros halts UK production of The Batman

    04 September 2020 96

    The New Mutants review – troubled kids add hit of horror to X-Men saga

    The superhero franchise is refreshed with a thoughtful study of childhood trauma before noisy CGI battles come to the fore

    04 September 2020 88

    The feature film "Farida", produced by the film company "Narimanfilm", received two awards at the IX Moscow Film Festival "Bydem jhit"

    The feature film "Farida", produced by the film company "Narimanfilm", received two awards at the IX Moscow Film Festival "Bydem jhit": the leading actress Maryam Ibragimova was...

    03 September 2020 88

    Venice prepares to welcome guests to Covid-safe film festival

    Face masks, distanced screenings and temperature scanners are part of measures

    01 September 2020 81

    The feature film "Farida" received the prize for the best director at the fourth festival of new Russian cinema "Gorky fest"

    The feature full-length film "Farida" produced by the Narimanfilm film company received the prize for the best director at the fourth festival of new Russian cinema "Gorky fest".

    24 July 2020 199

    Europe’s Film Commissions Set Out Common Production Safety Guidelines

    As EU countries begin lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions, the Brussels-based European Film Commissions Network has issued a baseline set of safety rules and protocols in...

    12 June 2020 266

    Narimanfilm film studio distributed food packages to 70 families

    Narimanfilm film studio joined the action organized by the country's leadership and distributed food packages to 70 families.

    23 April 2020 357

    Salam Int'l Youth Film Festival kicks off [PHOTO]

    The opening ceremony of the Salam International Youth Film Festival was held at CinemaPlus Amburan Mall on September 2.

    03 September 2019 577

    Press release. Narimanfilm.

    On the eve of Republic Day Narimanfilm film company was honored the "Brand of Azerbaijan Awards”. The award ceremony took place on May 25, 2019 in one of the best hotels in our...

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    CinemaPlus предлагает новинку "Diet Popcorn" из самого Техаса

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    20 October 2020 32

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    06 October 2020 50

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    03 October 2020 49

    Fast & Furious Pic 'F9' Delayed to May 2021

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    Movie Theaters Reduce Hours as Hollywood Delays Fall Tentpoles

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    30 September 2020 50

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    25 September 2020 47

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    25 September 2020 57

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    25 September 2020 49

    Matt Bomer: 'If Dad was really on fire for the Lord, you knew the hammer would come down'

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    25 September 2020 52

    Winners by default? Where this year's Oscar race stands

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    25 September 2020 44

    "Farida" is included in the competition program of the international film festival "Dhaka International Film Festival"

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    18 September 2020 63

    Cinema, Campari and a carrier bag of Quality Street: Edgar Wright remembers Diana Rigg

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    18 September 2020 63

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    17 September 2020 56

    Drew Barrymore on Debuting a Talk Show Amid a Pandemic: "I Think Laughter Is Medicine"

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    17 September 2020 62

    Venice Film Festival 2020: Notturno, Dear Comrades, In Between Dying

    Seven years after Sacro GRA became the first nonfiction feature to win the Golden Lion, Gianfranco Rosi returned to Venice with Notturno.

    17 September 2020 64

    Azerbaijani film nominates for Russian-British SIFFA award

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    17 September 2020 74

    Paul Rudd urges 'fellow millennials' to mask up in coronavirus safety video

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    16 September 2020 57

    Creative Arts Emmys: All the Winners From Night Two

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    16 September 2020 59

    Box Office Recovery Imperiled: "Do You Take the Risk or Do You Punt?"

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    16 September 2020 51

    Venice 2020 Review: Hilal Baydarov’s “In Between Dying” Offers the Great Comfort of Strangers

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    16 September 2020 51

    Mira Nair Discusses Her "Uncannily Politically Timely" TIFF Closer 'A Suitable Boy'

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    16 September 2020 50

    How Oscars’ New Inclusion Requirements Compare With BAFTAs’

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    16 September 2020 54

    Mel Gibson Signs With APA

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    16 September 2020 56

    Paramount Unveils Trailer for Apocalyptic Thriller 'Love and Monsters'

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    16 September 2020 60

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    16 September 2020 50

    76 Days review – haunting Covid-19 documentary leaves its mark

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    15 September 2020 59

    'Good Joe Bell': Film Review | TIFF 2020

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    15 September 2020 57

    Gerard Butler's 'Greenland' Delays September Release Amid Pandemic

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    15 September 2020 61

    NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and Film Academy Go Virtual With Latinx Festival

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    15 September 2020 59

    The kids aren't alright: what new film Rocks tells us about UK society

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    14 September 2020 66

    Sam Levinson’s romantic drama is understood to have netted an 8-figure price tag

    Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Euphoria creator Sam Levinson's Malcolm & Marie, a pandemic-era movie starring Zendaya and John David Washington.

    14 September 2020 58

    Toronto: Saoirse Ronan Talks Activism, Growing Up in 'Brooklyn'

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    14 September 2020 51

    Starlight Media and Lion Forge Animation Heads Break Down Their Global-Content-Minded Partnership

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    14 September 2020 57

    Toronto: Film Fest Heads Talk Finding New Audiences Online Amid Pandemic

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    14 September 2020 59

    Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland' Wins Golden Lion Top Prize at 2020 Venice Film Festival

    Vanessa Kirby takes best actress for 'Pieces of a Woman' at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.

    13 September 2020 56

    Frances McDormand feature Nomadland wins the Golden Lion at Venice film festival

    Drama featuring McDormand as a retiree forced on the road after the 2008 recession takes top honours on the Lido, while Vanessa Kirby is named best actress

    13 September 2020 57

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    13 September 2020 55

    Universal Moves 'Candyman' to 2021

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    13 September 2020 57

    Toronto: Viola Davis Says "The Fight Is Not Easy" for Black Talent Seeking Autonomy

    The 'How to Get Away With Murder' star and husband Julius Tennon talked launching their own Black-owned studio.

    13 September 2020 55

    'I Care a Lot': Film Review | TIFF 2020

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    13 September 2020 47

    Guillermo del Toro: 'I could tweet 20 times a day – I’m very careful not to'

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    13 September 2020 52

    Nomadland review – Frances McDormand delivers the performance of her career

    McDormand plays a boomer forced out of her home and on to the road in Chloé Zhao’s inspired docu-fiction

    12 September 2020 45

    Limbo review – heart-rending portrait of refugees stranded in Scotland

    Ben Sharrock announces himself as a master of atmospheric film-making with this stirring drama about a Syrian migrant

    12 September 2020 53

    David Byrne on His New Documentary With Spike Lee and a Very Un-2020 Plea to Cheer Up

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    12 September 2020 50

    Halle Berry, Mark Wahlberg Films Among the Top Titles to Watch at Toronto

    As the global film sector still reels from COVID-19, dealmakers (virtually) descending on Toronto hope the need for content will drive sales

    12 September 2020 51

    Toronto Film Fest Reverses Controversial Face Mask Policy

    The U-turn coincides with a surge in new coronavirus cases in Ontario and a social media backlash.

    12 September 2020 51

    Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut 'One Night in Miami' Is a "Story That Needed to Be Told"

    The 'Watchmen' star discusses how her 1960s civil rights drama could, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and the coronavirus pandemic, "be a reminder for some, and a...

    12 September 2020 52

    'Anne at 13,000 Ft.' Star Deragh Campbell Reteams With Matt Johnson for 'Matt and Mara'

    Campbell also nabbed a supporting role in Lina Rodriguez' Colombian-Canadian drama 'So Much Tenderness.'

    12 September 2020 51

    'Wonder Woman 1984' Delays Release to Christmas

    This marks the latest shift for the superhero sequel amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

    12 September 2020 52

    BBC Four part thriller Strike - Lethal White filmed in over fifty locations

    Lethal White, the fourth instalment in the BBC's Strike saga sees detectives Strike and Robin on a new case, investigating blackmail attempts made against an MP. The sixty-day...

    11 September 2020 54

    UK Advertising Climate Action Working Group Launches AdGreen

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    Venice in the age of Covid: ‘The promise of tragedy might be the festival’s USP’

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    11 September 2020 50

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    11 September 2020 53

    Max Richter's Sleep review – mellow look at his somnolent magnum opus

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    11 September 2020 53

    KONSTANTIN ESADZE, NOMINATED BEST DOP FOR SHINDISI AT IMAGINEINDIA 2020

    Born in Georgia, grown up in filmmakers family. Konstantin is one of the best DOP in Georgia.

    10 September 2020 67

    ‘In Between Dying’ Helmer Hilal Baydarov on Bresson, Feeling Film, Embracing Limitations

    Celebrated Azerbaijani filmmaker Hilal Baydarov has won international acclaim for a fast-growing body of work that has included seven films in the past two years while also...

    10 September 2020 64

    FESTIVALS: Skopje Film Festival Kicks Off Five Months Later Than Planned With Open-Air Screenings

    SKOPJE: The 23rd edition of the Skopje Film Festival, which was due in April, kicks off on 9 September 2020 with open-air screenings, due to COVID-19 restrictions. This edition,...

    10 September 2020 67

    FESTIVALS: Tereza37 Wins Six Awards at Pula Film Festival

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    10 September 2020 70

    PRODUCTION: Hungarian Quarantine Zone Film Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

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    10 September 2020 66

    Tokyo film festival to open with Underdog, close with Hokusai

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    10 September 2020 61

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    10 September 2020 55

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    10 September 2020 51

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