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Articles from November 20

'All That Divides Us': Review
Catherine Deneuve and Diane Kruger team up for a social-clash thriller which fails to igniteDir. Thierry Klifa. France. 2017. 98 min.Actresses Diane Kruger and Catherine Deneuve break bad with regrettably genteel restraint in Thierry Klifa’s social-minded...
BBC/Netflix Series 'The Forgiving Earth' Suspended after Camera Operator Death
Ghana shoot halted on series following fatal incident.The BBC has suspended production on drama series The Forgiving Earth following the death of a crew member.Mark MilsomeBritish camera operator Mark Milsome died following the filming of a car stunt...
Cannes ACID Entry 'Scaffolding' Lands US Deal (Exclusive)
Theatrical release set for September 2018.Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to Matan Yair’s debut Israeli feature Scaffolding, which premiered in the Cannes ACID showcase.The film will open theatrically in New York and other...
China Box Office: 'Justice League' Debuts Top, 'Thor: Ragnarok' Passes $100M
Justice League opens above Wonder Woman’s debut in territory.‘Justice League’The claws were out in the superheroes battle between DC Entertainment and Marvel Studios last week (Nov 13-19) when Warner Bros’ Justice League knocked out Thor: Ragnarok for...
Creative Europe Supports Release of Eight European Films in UK
Films selected include BPM (Beats Per Minute), Happy End and Jupiter’s Moon.‘BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE)’The UK releases of eight European films have received support from Creative Europe’s selective distribution funding.The MEDIA sub-programmescheme supports...
'Crowhurst': Review
Simon Rumley unnervingly details the mental collapse of yachtsman Donald Crowhurst in the first of two current films on the subjectDir Simon Rumley. UK. 2017. 99 mins.In 1969, while competing in a Sunday Times competition to be the first yachtsman to...
Gary Oldman to Receive Palm Springs Fest Honour
British star is Oscar frontrunner for portrayal of Winston Churchill.Oscar best actor frontrunner Gary Oldman will receive the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival’s (PSIFF) Desert Palm Achievement Award.Oldman, who plays Winston Churchill...
Hungary's 'On Body and Soul' Wins Top Prize at Cameraimage
Other awards went to ’Loveless’, ‘First They Killed My Father’ and Kenneth BranaghOn Body And SoulThe 25th anniversary edition of Cameraimage International Film Festival, which celebrates cinematography and the art of film and ran from November 11-18...
'I Am Not A Witch', 'God's Own Country' among Stockholm Winners
Leonor Serraille wins best film for Jeune Femme; Impact award worth more than $118,000 goes to Poland’s Wild Roses.‘God’s Own Country’The 28th Stockholm International Film Festival has awarded its Bronze Horse award for best film to French director Leonor...
India's Viacom 18 Delays 'Padmavati' Release amid Religious Controversy
Death threats have been made against the star and director.‘Padmavati’India’s Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has delayed the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical epic Padmavati following a religious controversy that has plagued the film since it...
'Jane': Review
This portrait of naturalist Jane Goodall benefits from colour video footage which was previously thought lostDir/scr: Brett Morgen. US. 2017. 90minThe recent discovery of 1960s colour video footage has given rise to this engaging documentary about trailblazing...
'Loveless', Bosnian Oscar Entry 'Men Don’t Cry' Win at Zagreb Film Festival
15th edition of festival crowns winners.The 15th edition of Croatia’s Zagreb Film Festival has crowned its winners.Alen Drljevic, director of Men Don’t Cry, receives his prize.Alen Drljevic’s Men Don’t Cry, which is Bosnia’s Oscar entry this year, took...
Mexican Businesswoman Leads Consortium in the Weinstein Campany Bid
Plan calls for female-centric leadership at company whose co-founder stands accused of multiple sex offences.Mexican businesswoman Maria Contreras-Sweet and four backers has made a bid to acquire The Weinstein Company (TWC) and set up a female-centric...
Parrot Analytics Puts Binge Viewing under Spotlight (Exclusive)
Steeper second-week declines among shorter shows, comedies.Audience demand for the latest seasons of Netflix shows in the US declines more markedly in the second week for comdies and shorter shows, according to a binge watching study by Parrot Analytics.Research...
'Sparrows', 'Wolf and Sheep' Directors Taking Projects to Les Arc's Co-Production Village
21 projects set for development and finance platform.The Les Arcs European Film Festival has named the 21 projects that will participate in its feature development and financing platform Co-production Village.SparrowsOf the projects selected, four are...
Studiocanal Developing Enid Blyton's 'Magic Faraway Tree'
Project in the works with Neal Street Productions.Studiocanal are in development with Neal Street Productions on an adaption of Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway Tree.Simon Farnaby (Paddington 2) is attached to write the script, with Pippa Harris and Nicolas...
Sunny Pawar to Star in Travelling Light's 'Chippa' (Exclusive)
Safdar Rahman is directing the film about a 10-year-old boy living on the streets of Kolkata.Sunny Pawar in ‘Lion’India-based Belgian producer Celine Loop has launched a new production company, Travelling Light, which is set to produce Kolkata-set drama...
Swedish Execs Launch Scandi Talent and Packaging Agency (Exclusive)
Film and TV company is packaging crime-drama Sviten.AlbatrosFormer Koch Media UK head of acquisitions Martina Österling (formerly Ternstrom) and Swedish TV executive Elin Sandström Lundh have launched Albatros Agency, a Stockholm-based talent group for...
UK Box Office: 'Justice League' Edges Past 'Paddington 2'
Warner Bros’ latest DCEU outing underwhelms on UK bow.‘Justice League’(Note - Dollar conversions are based on today’s rates)UK TOP FIVERanking Film/Distributor Weekend gross Running total1 Justice League (WB) $9.6m (£7.26m) $9.6m (£7.26m)2 Paddington...
US Justice Department Sues over AT&T-Time Warner Merger
Industry observers watching closely on case that could shape corporate landscape.The US Justice Department (DOJ) on Monday (November 20) commenced legal action to block the proposed $85.4bn merger between AT&T and Time Warner on anti-trust grounds.The...
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