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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Flies into First Markets This Week
MCU’s 20th release chases 2015 original’s $339.1m final international gross.‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’Disney distribution executives have unveiled the early international distribution pattern on Ant-Man And The Wasp, which launches this week day-and-date...
Character Actor Derrick O’Connor Who Played Villain in 'Lethal Weapon 2' Dies Aged 77
Irish-born stage, film and TV actor’s credits included Brazil, The Sweeney.Derrick O’ConnorDerrick O’Connor, the Irish character actor who played the villain Pieter Vorstedtin Lethal Weapon 2, has died in Santa Barbara, California, from pneumonia. He...
CPH PIX to Open with Lars Von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built'
Other Danish titles confirmed include ‘Holiday’ and ‘Cutterhead’.‘The House That Jack Built’The Danish premiere of Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built will be the gala opening of the 10th edition of CPH PIX, at the Imperial cinema in Copenhagen...
Film and TV Piracy Fell in France in 2017 but Still Cost Country [Euro]1.2bn, Says Study
’Game Of Thrones’, ’Valerian’ among the most pirated titles.‘Game Of Thrones’The pirating of audiovisual content dipped in France in 2017 but still cost the country $1.33b ([Euro]1.18b) in lost tax revenue and industry earnings, according to a new study...
Focus Features Moves Awards Contenders into Prime Slots
Distributer lines up heavyweights for year-end.Lucas Hedges Felicity JonesFocus Features strategists have moved back two of the company’s main awards season contenders, Boy Erased and On The Basis Of Sex.Gay conversion therapy drama Boy Erased from anonymous...
Harvey Weinstein New Sex Charge Carries Possible Life Sentence
Disgraced former mogul faces ’some of the most serious sexual offenses that exist under New York’s Penal Law.’Harvey WeinsteinDisgraced former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein faces new sex offence charges, one of which could send him to prison for life...
'I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians': Karlovy Vary Review
Radu Jude follows up ’Aferim!’ with another powerful satirical critique of his homelandCompetition title ‘I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians’Dir. Radu Jude. Romania/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria/Germany. 2018 . 140 mins.Radu Jude’s...
Karlovy Vary Q&A: Radu Jude on Exploring Romanian Anti-Semitism in New Film 'Barbarians'
’”I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians”’ confronts Romania’s difficult relationship to its fascist past.Radu JudeRadu Jude is one of Romania’s most visible and lauded filmmakers thanks to films such as Aferim!, for which he won the Silver...
Munich Artistic Director Diana Iljine on Why the Festival Is Growing in International Stature
“We are a true audience festival for professionals and cinema- overs alike”.Diana Iljine“There’s no sign of ‘a seven year itch’,” laughs Diana Iljine, as she heads her seventh edition of the Munich Film Festival (Filmfest München) this year .“On the...
Munich: Constantin Film Threatens to Relocate to Berlin and Cologne
CEO Martin Moszkowicz uses Twitter to critiise the cost of living in Munich.‘Perfume’A Tweet sent by CEO Martin Moszkowicz of Munich- based Constantin Film, critiscing the lack of support given to film companies by the German state of Bavaria, of which...
Munich: Director Linus De Paoli Talks 'A Young Man with High Potential'
The German director says he is inspired by the genre-defyng work of Lars on Trier.Linus de Paoli, Paulina Galazka, Amanda Plummer, Adam Ild Rohweder, Anna de Paoli“It’s my darkest work yet,” says director Linus de Paoli of his second feature A Young...
Munich: Henning Gronkowski on Why He Made 'Yung', His Film about Berlin's Youth Subculture
The German director made ‘Yung’ with a US indie vibe.Henning Gronkowski“I am an outsider,” claims rising German director Henning Gronkowski, whoes debut feature Yung, about Berlin’s youth subculture, made its world premiere at the venerable Sendlinger...
Munich: New-Look Tobis Developing German Remakes of Euro Romantic Comedies
Spain’s ’It’s Now Of Never’ and Argentina’s ‘No Kids’ to be relocated to Germany.‘The Most Beautiful Girl In The World’German remakes of romantic comedies from Spain and Argentina are among the new slate of in-house productions from re-energised German...
Netflix Orders 'Midnight's Children' Adaptation
The streaming giant has signed on for a multi-part adaptation of Rushdie’s 1981 novel.Salman RushdieNetflix has ordered dramas based on Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children and the music of Los Angeles.The streaming giant has signed on for a multi-part...
Salma Hayek’s Ventanarosa Productions on Board Mexican Family Drama 'Monarca' for Netflix
Producer-star ‘proud’ to show Mexico as ‘vibrant, sophisticated and culturally rich nation’.Salma HayekPicking up its latest original series from Mexico, Netflix has ordered Monarca, a family drama produced by Salma Hayek’s Ventanarosa Productions. Created...
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