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'Boyhood' Beaten By Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' In Major Movie Award

Boyhood, Richard Linklater's award-season heavyweight that looks most likely to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards come February, has been beaten in one of the final major awards hand-outs before the Globes and Oscars....

Goodbye To Language Wins Top Prize At National Society Of Film Critics Awards

Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye To Language has been named the Best Picture of 2014 by officials at the U.S. National Society of Film Critics.The 3D movie, starring French actress Heloise Godet as a married woman who...

Jean-luc Godard Cannes Farewell: ‘Goodbye To Language 3d’ Is A Baffling Extravaganza

Swiss-French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard despatched a film full of 3D images to the Cannes Film Festival this year in what many are perceiving to be a farewell to the festival from the 83 year-old, who...

Ken Loach And Mike Leigh Go Head-to-head At Cannes 2014

Ken Loach and Mike Leigh will go head-to-head at the Cannes Film Festival.The British film directors, who have both won the top Palme d'Or prize in the past, will go up against 18 other movies...

Handwritten Jean-luc Godard Script Snapped Up At Auction

A handwritten Jean-Luc Godard script for his 1963 movie classic Contempt has sold at auction for $186,810 (£120,523).The 59-page screenplay was estimated to be worth around $77,676 (£50,114), but it proved to be a big...

Classic Films To Debut On Hulu Plus

Some of the greatest films ever produced will now become available for streaming on Hulu Plus, the $7.99-per-month subscription service launched last year by Hulu, the company owned jointly by Disney/ABC, Comcast/NBC Universal, News Corp./Fox,...

Godard: 'Academy Award Means Nothing'

Director JEAN-LUC GODARD has brushed off his prestigious Academy Awards lifetime achievement accolade, insisting the honour means "nothing" to him.The French-Swiss star was lauded at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards...

Godard Won't Appear For Oscar Ceremony After All

Jean-Luc Godard, who initially failed to acknowledge a letter from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences notifying him that he had been selected to receive an honorary Oscar this year, then wrote that...

Godard Backs Out Of Academy Awards

French director JEAN-LUC GODARD has decided against flying to Hollywood to receive his honorary Academy Award.The film icon was invited to accept a lifetime-achievement prize at the Governor's Awards next month (13Nov10) but the 79...

Academy Indicates Godard Has Changed His Mind

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard may come to Hollywood to accept his honorary Oscar after all. Although The Australian newspaper on Tuesday published an interview with his companion and producing partner Anne-Marie Mieville saying that,...

Natalie Portman For London Film Festival

Natalie Portman will attend the BFI London Film Festival.The Hollywood actress - who is one of a host of stars lined up for the prestigious event - will show her movie 'Black Swan' directed by...

Black Swan Set For London Film Festival

Darren Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' is among the movies set to be shown at the London Film Festival.The thriller - which stars Natalie Portman as a troubled ballet dancer - will be joined by films including...

Godard Still Considering Governors Awards Appearance

Movie icon JEAN-LUC GODARD appears to have reconsidered his stance on receiving an honorary Oscar, telling Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officials he will attend November's (10) Governors Award if his schedule permits.The...

Godard Snubs Oscar Invitation

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard has spurned an invitation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to come to Hollywood to accept an honorary Oscar after learning that the presentation will not be...

Godard Intends To Snub Governors Awards

Movie icon JEAN-LUC GODARD has refused to travel to the U.S. for a prestigious honour from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - because he doesn't need "a bit of metal".The French film...

Oscar Bosses Waiting For Godard

Academy Awards bosses are frantically trying to contact director JEAN-LUC GODARD to hand him an honorary Oscar - but they can't track him down.Officials from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences want to...

Godard Sends Apologies For Cannes Absence

French filmmaker JEAN-LUC GODARD has apologised to fans after pulling out of an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Monday (17May10) at the last minute.The reclusive director was due to attend a...

Godard Cancels Israeli Festival Appearance After Boycott Request

French filmmaker JEAN-LUC GODARD has withdrawn from a film festival in Israel, after a Palestinian group asked him to boycott the country. The director was due to attend the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival,...

North By Northwest Tops Style Poll

ALFRED HITCHCOCK's classic movie NORTH BY NORTHWEST has topped a poll naming the most stylish films of all time. The 1959 thriller, which stars CARY GRANT and EVA MARIE SAINT, had the most influence on...

Godard Slams Tarantino

Legendary director JEAN-LUC GODARD has hit out at QUENTIN TARANTINO - one of his biggest admirers - for using the title of one of his 1960s films without financially rewarding him. Maverick film-maker Tarantino...

Godard Slams Spielberg

French director JEAN-LUC GODARD has hit out at Hollywood contemporary STEVEN SPIELBERG, accusing him of ignorant and lazy film-making. The A BOUT DE SOUFFLE movie-maker took particular offence to Spielberg's Holocaust epic SCHINDLER'S LIST....

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