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Who’s Your MUMMY: Tom Cruise & Russell Crowe Bring Mummy Back

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Oh, admit it, the team of OG Box Office Ballers Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe in Universal’s new take on THE MUMMY slated for June 9 has definite possibilities, even if Russell Crowe is a wry scale-tipper these days, mostly divining water in indie films. Plus it’s an IMAX® hair-raiser. Tom Cruise, or TC to friends, is such a hot-button actor for his off-screen activities that it’s almost like a Kevin Bacon game of interconn...

Aamir, Nasir, Tahir, Tariq, Mansoor, Amjad: Movies, Masti, Modernity, Flashback 8

Aamir, Nasir, Tahir, Tariq, Mansoor, Amjad: Movies, Masti, Modernity, Flashback 8 To remind you, Aamir is indeed Aamir Khan, Amjad is definitely Gabbar Singh, and the triple M above is to acknowledge that it was Akshay Manwani’s biographical book on the cinema of Nasir Hussain that got me delving into the period of about 15 years, when I interacted with the Hussain Khans (first five) and the bare Khan (last, but the most imposing personality). Actually, Mansoor did not use his middle na...

FEFF Campus 2017 Welcome to the Future, meet the 10 new candidates

  participants from the 2016 edition of FEFF Campus. Successful Candidates Announced: 10 young writers from Europe and Asia to gather for 19th edition of FEFF!      UDINE – Education. Inspiration. Two words that might act as a mission statement for the Far East Film Festival over the 19 years of its existence. They are also the best words to describe the motivation behind the FEFF Campus, which this year returns for its third edition and will welcome 10 aspi...

The 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival Announces Jury Members for Three Film Competitions

Berlinale Award-winning Director Agnieszka HOLLAND to Head Young Cinema Jury      The 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival announced the international jury member lineup for its Firebird Awards in three competition sections: Young Cinema, Documentary and Short Film. The results will be announced in the Awards Gala Night, to be held on 23 April at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The Young Cinema Competition jury will be led by distinguished...

The 56th edition of La Semaine de la Critique selected Kleber Mendonça Filho to be the President of the jury

The 56th edition of La Semaine de la Critique celebrates Brazilian cinema by inviting one of the most talented directors of today, Kleber Mendonça Filho, to be the President of the jury. As a parallel section dedicated to revealing emerging talents, La Semaine de la Critique is happy to welcome the frontrunner of the new generation of Brazilian filmmakers arising on the international scene.   After his sumptuous debut, Neighboring Sounds, Kleber Mendon&cced...

Monica Bellucci selected as Mistress of Ceremonies in Cannes 2017

    Monica Bellucci © Tiziana Fabi / AFP     On the invitation of the Festival de Cannes, the Italian actress Monica Bellucci has agreed to play the role of Mistress of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 70th Festival de Cannes to be held from 17 to 28 May 2017, under the presidency of Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar.   Monica Bellucci's friendship with the Festival de Cannes goes back a long way: in 2000, she walked up the st...

Cristian Mungiu will preside the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury

Cristian Mungiu, President of the Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury © Dan Beleiu   For the 70th Festival de Cannes (17-28 May), Cristian Mungiu will preside the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, having been a member of Steven Spielberg’s jury in 2013. The director, screenwriter and producer follows in the footsteps of Naomi Kawase, Abderrahmane Sissako, Abbas Kiarostami and Jane Campion.   As an eminent representative of the Romanian...

Shah Rukh Khan, the "King of Bollywood" to receive a Special Tribute at 60th San Francisco International Film Festival

  In-Depth Conversation between Shah Rukh Khan and Brett Ratner Will Precede a Screening of My Name Is Khan at the Castro Theatre April 14   SFFILM announced today that global superstar Shah ...

LIFE is Already Scary, Now It’s a Scarier Reynolds & Gyllenhaal Movie, Thanks

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Corresponden   t   What is it with ‘ripped from the alt-news headlines’ movie plots lately? KONG: SKULL ISLAND has a hollow earth slash reptilian b-story, even a CIA mind control “Monarch” reference on a briefcase. Now LIFE, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal, has a waterborne microbe from Mars mass-extinction horror twist. While scary stories about hostile life on Mars is a running theme since B-movies in the 50&r...

International latino special guests at IFF Panama

MAITE ALBERDI FROM CHILE, ONDI TIMONER FROM USA, JIMENA FRANCO AND JÜRGEN UREÑA FROM COSTA RICA, ROBER CALZADILLA FROM VENEZUELA, VERÓNICA PERROTTA FROM URUGUAY, AND ÁNGELES CRUZ AND LUCÍA CARRERAS FROM MEXICO AMONG THE SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THE SIXTH EDITIO   Maite Alberdi   Maite Alberdi returns to the International Film Festival of Panama Among the list of directors that will pa...

Volker Schlöndorff made honorary member of the International Art Cinemas Association

  Film director Volker Schlöndorff receives an honorary membership from the International Art Cinemas Association at Berlinale 2017       Berlin-based German filmmaker who has worked in Germany, France and the United States. He was a prominent member of the New German Cinema of the late 1960s and early 1970s, which also included Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders, Margarethe von Trotta and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.      ...

NYFF54 The Lost City of Z Press Conference Photos

By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) Closing Night Premiere Press Conference of THE LOST CITY OF Z, with director James Gray; cast members , Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, and Angus Macfadyen moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater, NYC, Saturday, October 15, 2016.   Questions posed to director Gray and cast members by moderator Jones and members of the press included: When did you read this materi...

We Interrupt Our Movie Coverage for Wikileaks “Zero Year” & Recall Gibney’s ZERO DAYS

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent "Hello World,” is usually a newbie’s first line of code in programming, but as of Wikileaks Vault 7 data dump about CIA covert hacking on Mar. 7, followed by Julian Assange’s “Press Conference” on Mar. 9, the whole world is actually reeling, as in the wake-up call: Hello World! But fear not, leave it to the much-maligned Entertainment Journalists to tread where no investigative reporter dare to go. Later on, ...

John Berger Tribute @ 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 3-12 March, 2017       “We only see what we look at. To look is an act of choice” John Berger   The 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival hosts a special tribute that honors the iconic late British art critic, author and painter John Berger (1926-2017), a highly influential, multifaceted intellectual whose legacy will be cherished.   The tribute presents two documentary films: The Seasons in Quincy: Fo...

Carte Blanche to Dimitri Eipides to select 10 documentaries

    Renowned Greek festival programmer Dimitri Eipides, the man who established the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in 1999 and directed it ever since until 2016, is given a carte blanche at the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival to select 10 documentaries that will be screened in this year's event.   The festival thus honours a special person that has been devoted to cinema for many decades; “a godfather of interesting cinema”, as the director Jim Jarm...

Martin Scorsese - The Exhibition this summer at EYE Filmmuseum 25 May – 3 September 2017

Major exhibition on Martin Scorsese illuminates his work, life and passion for cinema       Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976, Columbia Pictures)    After Berlin,...

Robert Osborne: Keeper of OSCAR's Secrets Gone Now

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Today, a familiar face left the Hollywood landscape as TCM host Robert Osborne, 84, died on Monday Mar.6, 2017. But he was much more than just another talking head about movies and movie stars. Osborne came to Tinsel Town from “off the farm,” as he recounted when we spoke about the Oscars history in 2011. Instead of penning a typical tribute, here’s a real inside look back at a man whose work in show business lives on. Ironical...

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Gohar Kheirandish at the First Annual Iranian Film Festival - Silicon Valley

March 12, 2017 We are pleased to announce the launching of the First Annual Iranian Film Festival in Silicon Valley, as part of the Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in September 2017. To see the films, please click here.   *** Sponsored by Iranian Federated Women’s Club (IFWC)/Payvand and Azari Property Management   •Azar, Shahdokht, Parviz and Others. Showtime, 6:00 pm. The wife of a famous actor takes on a role...

Workshop with Mariana Ximenes and author Glória Perez from the series 'Double Identity'

    The actress and the author will be present on March 3 and 4 at the Municipal Theater Rivoli, in Porto, to present the new fantastic series of TV Globo at the festival.   Globo and Fantasporto invite the OCS to a press conference with actress Mariana Ximenes, Bruna from the series 'Supermax', and author Glória Perez, who signs the series 'Double Identity'. The Workshop will take place at 5:00 pm on March 3 and will be coordinat...

Shirley MacLaine & Amanda Seyfried Go at It In THE LAST WORD

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Selfie from THE LAST WORD cast. Never start a headline with a bad pun, and never write your own obit might be two unwritten rules of journalism, but in new movie THE LAST WORD, starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried, a lot of rules are broken so let’s skip the logline and go straight to the press conference at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. The timing is key here, because this takes place, Friday, March, 3, in the wake of M...

Japanese SSF&A Festival Director SeigoTono on India tour

Japanese SSF&A Festival Director SeigoTono on India tour Tuesday, the 28th 0f February, saw the screening of four Japanese shorts at the Rangswar mini-auditorium, located inside Chavan Centre in South Mumbai. Organised by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, courtesy Prabhat Film Society, which completed 50 years this year, it was presented by Seigo Tono, Director of Short Shorts Film Festival (SSFF) and Short Shorts Film Festival Asia (SSFFA), Japan. It will be held during June 1-12...
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