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Articles from January 9

Alfonso Cuarón, Bradley Cooper, Spike Lee in Contention for DGA Directing Honours
Bo Burnham makes cut for Eighth Grade in first-time category.The Directors Guild Of America (DGA) has nominated Alfonso Cuarón, Bradley Cooper, Spike Lee, Peter Farrelly and Adam McKay for its Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2018...
Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins Join Participant’s Untitled Big Pharma Drama
Todd Haynes to start principal photography in Cincinnati next week.Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins have joined previously announced Mark Ruffalo on Participant’s untitled drama about the lawyer who took on Big Pharma company DuPont.Principal photography...
Anne Zohra Berrached's Drama '24 Weeks' Wins Online Artekino Festival
A total of 10 recent European films were showcased in the initiative.German director Anne Zohra Berrached’s late-term abortion drama 24 Weeks has scooped the top [Euro]30,000 audience award of the third edition of the online Artekino Festival, running...
Bafta Nominations 2019: The Key Talking Points
Screen staff analyse the shocks and surprises from this year’s nominations.Screen staff analyse the shocks, surprises and interesting talking points from this morning’s Bafta nominations.Read more: Full list of Bafta 2019 nominationsThe Favourite is...
Baftas 2019: Full List of Nominations
The Favourite leads the way with 12 nominations. Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star Is Born follow on nine.The nominations for the 2019 British Academy Film Awards were revealed today (Jan 9) at London’s Princess Anne Theatre.The Favourite...
Cannes Film Festival Hires New Head of Press as Christine Aime Moves to New Role
Aime will manage a new section called ‘Festival Memory’ ahead of 75th anniversary celebrations in 2022.The Cannes Film Festival has appointed Aïda Belloulid as head of press in an unexpected reorganisation of its press department.The festival’s former...
'Glass': Review
The conclusion of M. Night Shyamalan’s ’Eastrail 177 Trilogy’ features James McAvoy, Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson.Dir/scr. M. Night Shyamalan. US. 2019. 119 mins.Glass links the highly variable writer/director M. Night Shyamalan’s 2000 film Unbreakable...
John Lasseter Named Head of Skydance Animation amid Social Media Backlash
Development puts studio partner Paramount in tough spot.News on Wednesday (9) that John Lasseter has been hired to run Skydance Animation after leaving Disney amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour has sparked a social media backlash and dismay...
Margie Cohn Named President of DreamWorks Animation
Former president of DreamWorks Feature Animation Group Chris deFaria to depart in coming months.Universal Filmed Entertainment Group on Wednesday (9) announced that Margie Cohn has been named president of DreamWorks Animation (DWA), effective immediately.Cohn,...
Michael Jackson Sex Abuse Doc Joins Sundance 2019 Line-Up
Four-hour doc joins Special Events roster.JANUARY 9 UPDATE: A US-UK documentary in which two men in their 30s claim they were sexually abused as children by Michael Jackson at the height of his fame has joined the Sundance 2019 line-up, it emerged on...
Rotterdam Film Festival Reveals 2019 Tiger Competition Line-Up
Big Screen Competition line-up also announced.The 48th International Film Festival Rotterdam (23 Jan – 3 Feb) has revealed the eight films that will compete in its 2018 Hivos Tiger Competition.Scroll down for the full line-upThe award includes a cash...
Rotterdam Tiger Competition Opener 'Sons of Denmark' Gets Sales Deal (Exclusive)
Danish thriller set for IFFR bow.Danish thriller Sons Of Denmark, which will open this year’s Tiger Competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), has been boarded for world sales by New Europe.Directed by Ulaa Salim, the film is set...
Steve Bannon Sundance Doc 'The Brink' Lands at Magnolia Pictures
International sales to commence next month in Berlin.Magnolia Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to The Brink, the Steve Bannon documentary that joined the Sundance Film Festival line-up on Wednesday (9).Magnolia head of international sales Lorna...
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