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Woody Allen Film To Open Cannes Film Festival

2nd February 2011

Calling it "a wonderful love letter to Paris," Cannes Film Festival Director Thierry Fremaux announced today (Wednesday that Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris will open the 64th edition of the festival on May 11. The...

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Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris To Open Cannes Film Festival

2nd February 2011

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' is opening this year's Cannes Film Festival.The romantic comedy - which stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard and a cameo from France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy - will be...

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Movie Reviews Biutiful

31st January 2011

Alejandro González Iñárritu, the celebrated Mexican director and co-writer of such films as Babel, 21 Grams, and Amores Perros, may be the creative force behind the Spanish-language Biutiful , which is being rolled out in...

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Admissions Down In U.s., Up Almost Everywhere Else

6th January 2011

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total...

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De Niro To Preside At Cannes Film Festival

6th January 2011

Robert De Niro has been named to serve as president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in May. De Niro, who founded his own film festival in New York -- the Tribeca Film...

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Robert De Niro Named Cannes Film Festival Jury President

6th January 2011

Robert De Niro will preside over the jury at the 64th Cannes Film Festival.The 'Taxi Driver' actor - who has attended the festival a total of eight times and presided over the jury twice -...

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Petitions Protest Sentence Meted Out To Iranian Filmmaker

22nd December 2010

Filmmakers in Europe have voiced their support of award-winning Iranian director Jafar Panahi after he was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from making films for 20 years after his conviction of making...

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Iran Sentences Top Filmmaker To Prison

21st December 2010

In a surprisingly iron-fisted action, Iran has sentenced one of its most honored filmmakers to six years in prison and banned him from making films for the next 20 years. Jafar Panahi was convicted of...

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Movie Reviews Fair Game

8th November 2010

Thus far virtually every film that has had the Iraq war as its backdrop has struggled at the box office -- and that includes the one that won the Academy Award as last year's best...

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Fair Game, 127 Hours Open Strong

8th November 2010

Opening in limited release, Doug Liman's Fair Game , starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, performed reasonably well, averaging about $15,200 in each of the 46 theaters where it was screened. The political drama, which...

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Michael Douglas To Enjoy Wedding Anniversary

22nd September 2010

MICHAEL DOUGLAS says he is looking forward to his 10th wedding anniversary with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES, despite his battle with cancer. The Oscar winning actor says that if his struggle with the disease has taught...

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Director Waiting For Lindsay Lohan Court Hearing

20th September 2010

The director of LINDSAY LOHAN's next film says he is unsure whether or not the actress' latest legal troubles will affect the project. MATTHEW WILDER, who is directing 'Inferno', told the Los Angeles Times that...

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Legendary French Director Chabrol Dead At 80

13th September 2010

Claude Chabrol, a founder of France's New Wave cinema in the '50s and '60s, died Sunday in Paris at the age of 80. The cause of death was not disclosed. For more than 60 years,...

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Hollywood To Be Well Represented At London Film Fest

8th September 2010

Although Hollywood films have been given short shrift at several leading overseas film festivals in recent years, they dominate the lineup announced today (Wednesday) for this year's London Film Festival. Of 197 feature films being...

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Iranian Filmmaker Barred From Leaving Country

2nd September 2010

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who was jailed for "anti-regime" activities prior to this year's Cannes Film Festival, where he was to have served as one of the jurors, has been forbidden to leave Iran to...

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Lindsay Lohan Wanted To Be Like Britney

31st August 2010

LINDSAY LOHAN has given a post-prison interview to US magazine Vanity Fair, in which she admits that on arriving in Los Angeles she wanted to be like BRITNEY SPEARS. Both USA Today and the New...

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Woody It's Cheaper To Film Overseas

25th August 2010

Woody Allen made the case for "run away production" at a news conference in Madrid Tuesday. He told reporters that he has made nearly all of his movies abroad in recent years because he could...

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Lindsay Lohan To Make $1m For Exclusive Interview

19th August 2010

LINDSAY LOHAN is set to make one-million dollars after agreeing to give OK! Magazine her first post-prison interview. Lohan spent only 13 days of her 90 day sentence in jail for violating the terms of...

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Michael Douglas To Get Treatment For Cancerous Tumour

17th August 2010

MICHAEL DOUGLAS will undergo treatment after doctors discovered a cancerous tumour in his throat. Eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy treatment will now begin, with the actor - best known for his portrayal of Gordon...

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Tim Burton To Head Cannes Jury

26th January 2010

Director Tim Burton has been named to head the jury at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in May, festival officials announced today (Tuesday). In a statement, Burton said that he had a long history of...

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Tara Reid Set To Wed

21st January 2010

Tara Reid is getting married.The 'American Pie' actress is said to be delighted after her boyfriend, German millionaire Michael Axtmann, flew into Los Angeles to propose to her on Monday (18.01.10).The businessman reportedly texted friends...

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Movie Reviews White Ribbon

30th December 2009

It has been seven months since Michael Haneke's White Ribbon won the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. It went on to receive a slew of other awards and nominations. But...

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A Prophet Wins London Film Festival

29th October 2009

The French prison drama A Prophet , a hit at the Cannes Film Festival last May, where it received the second-place Grand Prize, moved into the winner's circle on Wednesday as it received the London...

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Imaginarium Kicks Off With U.s. Trailer, London Premiere

8th October 2009

Sony won't be releasing the movie until Christmas day, but the U.S. trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , which includes Heath Ledger in his final role, hit the Internet on Wednesday....

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Movie Reviews Taking Woodstock

26th August 2009

The 40th anniversary of Woodstock, which took place from August 15 to August 18, 1969 is being marked forty years and eight days later by the release of Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock . Reviews are...

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Hayden Panettiere Dates Lindsay's Ex

22nd August 2009

Hayden Panettiere is dating Lindsay Lohan's ex-boyfriend.The 'Heroes' actress - who celebrated her 20th birthday yesterday (21.08.09) - has been seen walking hand-in-hand with 28-year-old millionaire Harry Morton on a Miami beach, sparking rumours they...

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U.s. Films To Take Prominent Position At Venice

31st July 2009

U.S.-produced films, which got short shrift from the Berlin Film Festival in February Cannes Film Festival in May, have been given a prominent place at the Venice Film Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 2-12....

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Animated Movie To Open London Film Festival

27th July 2009

Underscoring the new-found respect cineastes have bestowed on animated features, the London Film Festival announced today (Monday) that it will open on October 14 with Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox , which features the voices...

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Loach Stirs Up Controversy At Another Festival

21st July 2009

Director Ken Loach has pulled Looking for Eric , his well-received entry at the Cannes Film Festival, out of the Melbourne Film Festival, complaining that he cannot contribute to any event that accepts funding from...

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Controversial Darwin Biopic To Open Toronto Festival

17th July 2009

Creation , a film virtually certain to provoke massive controversy when it is released, has been selected to open the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 10. The Jon Amiel film about the life of Charles...

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