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'A Million Little Pieces': Toronto Review
Aaron Taylor-Johnson takes centre stage in this adaptation of James Frey’s infamous memoir of addictionA Million Little PiecesDir: Sam Taylor-Johnson. US. 2018. 113minsA study of addiction and recovery, A Million Little Pieces aims to be a realistic...
Can the BFI-Backed Plan to Boost UK Indie Film Make a Real Difference?
A year in the making, the BFI’s Independent Film Commission finally delivered its report into the UK indie sector.Amanda Nevill, Margot James, Zygi KamasaLast July, as the British Film Institute (BFI) started to implement its latest five-year plan, BFI2022,...
Cast Announced for Billie Piper Directing Debut 'Rare Beasts', Shoot Begins
Western Edge Pictures credits include Prevenge, The Canal.Billie PiperBillie Piper’s directorial debut ‘anti rom-com’ Rare Beasts has begun principal photography for London and Wales-based production outfit Western Edge Pictures.The cast has also been...
First Trailer for Carlos Acosta Ballet Biopic 'Yuli' (Exclusive)
The film will have its world premiere this month in Competition at San Sebastian Film Festival.Screen can exclusively premiere the first English-subtitled trailer for Yuli, which has its world premiere this month in Competition at San Sebastian Film...
Former Studiocanal Exec John Trafford-Owen Joins RealD
He will serve as managing director of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR).John Trafford-OwenExperienced exhibition and distribution exec John Trafford-Owen has joined global 3D specialist RealD as managing director of Europe, Middle East,...
Italian Exhibitors Criticise Netflix, Venice Film Festival after Golden Lion Win for 'ROMA'
Statement describes Venice as a “marketing tool” for Netflix.‘ROMA’Italian exhibitor organisations have criticised Netflix and the Venice Film Festival following awards success for two of the streaming giant’s titles this year.Netflix won its first Golden...
Ivanhoe Partners on Indonesian Slate Directed by Joko Anwar
Korea’s CJ Entertainment and Indonesia’s Base Entertainment and Rapi Films also working on local-language slate.SK Global’s local-language division, Ivanhoe Pictures, is teaming with Korea’s CJ Entertainment and Indonesia’s Base Entertainment and Rapi...
'Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy' - Toronto Review
Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern power this dramatisation of literary fraud JT LeRoy.Jeremiah Terminator LeRoyDir: Justin Kelly. Can-USA-UK. 2018. 108minsThere’s nothing about this watchable but somewhat workmanlike dramatisation of the literary fraud...
Ken Loach's 'Sorry We Missed You' Begins Shoot, eOne to Release in UK
Title will explore gig economy in contemporary Britain.The cast of ‘Sorry We Missed You’Ken Loach’s new project Sorry We Missed You has started shooting today (September 11).Written by Paul Laverty (The Wind That Shakes The Barley) and produced by Rebecca...
Neon Acquires 'Vox Lux', 'Wild Rose' for US as Singers Strike Chord at TIFF (Update)
Female singers writ large at TIFF.‘Wild Rose’SEPTEMBER 11 UDPATE: Neon is understood to be mounting an awards campaign for Natalie Portman starrer Vox Lux, although the categories were not confirmed to Screendaily at time of writing.Female singers have...
'The Death and Life of John F. Donovan' - Toronto Review
A young man recalls his five-year correspondence with a deceased movie star.The Death And Life Of John F DonovanDir Xavier Dolan. Canada. 2018. 122minsXavier Dolan is often at his best mining personal experience for lush, revealing, heart-on-the-sleeve...
'The Old Man & the Gun' - Toronto Review
Robert Redford plays real-life octogenarian bank robber Forrest Tucker.The Old Man & The GunDir: David Lowery. US. 2018. 93minsThe real life Forrest Tucker spent decades robbing banks, getting arrested, breaking out of prison, and robbing more banks....
The Orchard Acquires 'The Hummingbird Project', Neon Strikes for 'The Biggest Little Farm'
HanWay handles international on The Hummingbird Project.The Hummingbird ProjectThe Orchard has picked up US rights to Kim Nguyen’s The Hummingbird Project in Toronto, while Neon has acquired doc The Biggest Little Farm in its third Toronto buy.The Orchard...
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