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Interview with Paul King the director of Bunny and the Bull

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We speak to the director of Bunny and the Bull.Fans of The Mighty Boosh rejoiced at the news that series director Paul King was turning his gaze to the big screen. Featuring predictably great comic turns from Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt and Richard Ayoade, Bunny and the Bull is sure to please the legions of Boosh obsessives out there. But King is by no means playing it safe in his transition to feature directing, as he explained when we met this week.Did you always imagine yourself as a film d...

John Hurt reprises Crisp His Iconic Gay Role

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"I've played all kinds of roles, but the one that seems to have stayed in the imagination of the public was one I did way back in 1975", veteran British actor John Hurt shared with audiences at the Berlin Film Festival last winter following the premiere screening of AN ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK. "When I played real-life gay pioneer Quentin Crisp in the television film THE NAKED CIVIL SERVANT, it made an immediate impact not only on my life but on that of Mr. Crisp himself." The television film, bas...

John Hurt Reprises His Iconic Gay Role

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  "I've played all kinds of roles, but the one that seems to have stayed in the imagination of the public was one I did way back in 1975", veteran British actor John Hurt shared with audiences at the Berlin Film Festival last winter following the premiere screening of AN ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK. "When I played real-life gay pioneer Quentin Crisp in the television film THE NAKED CIVIL SERVANT, it made an immediate impact not only on my life but on that of Mr. Crisp himself...

London Film Festival Official Vodcast Day 10

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Highlights from Friday include; Footage from the Archive Gala featuring an intro with Robin Baker the Head Curator at BFI National Archive Bunny And The Bull Premiere featuring interviews with Paul King, Edward Hogg, Simon Farnaby, Noel Fielding & Julian Barratt Interview with Gabourey Sidibe, star of Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire Official London Film Festival vodcast - Day 10 - kewego Catch up with the events from Day 10 of The Times BFI 53rd London Fil...

Jane Birkin guest at the Viennale 2009

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The Viennale will welcome the french actress and singer Jane Birkin. The festival dedicated a tribute to Jane Birkin in 2005. This year she will personally present her directing debut Boxes and her latest film, 36 Vues de Pic Saint Loup by Jacques Rivette. BoxesThe day before the summer tournée starts, the owner and founder of a small circus dies tragically. In an attempt to save the season, the members of the company decide to turn to the eldest daughter, Kate. Although she left the circus al...

London Fest 2009 Opening Gala

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U.S. Premiere of BRIGHT STAR Red Carpet Coverage

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By Maria Esteves - September 30, 2009 The U.S. Premiere of BRIGHT STAR directed by Jane Campion, presented by Vanity Fair & Apparition was held at the Paris Theater, New York, Monday, September 14, 7:00 pm.  Sponsored by Grand Marnier, as part of Vanity Fair's Campaign New York (celebrating  N.Y. culture, art and style), the premiere coincided with New York's Fashion Week. The films lovely fashionable outfits from the British Regency era (1795-1820) were designed by ERDEM, CHRISTIAN CO...

Making worlds at Venice 66th Film Festival - Alex Cox's Repo Chick - by Nesta Morgan - 8th September 2009

Repo ChickAlex Cox explores Pixieland and rigidness with a vitality as the 15mm high plastic model railroad characters come to life in his new film Repo Chick shot 95% in front of a Green screen. In preparation to play a Barbie doll, lead actor Jaclyn Jonet was playing with models, not pretending it was real, but full of plastic that goes not too deep into feelings. Jaclyn Jonet and Alex Cox, Repo Chick. 8th Septemb

Making worlds at Venice 66th Film Festival- Tilda Swinton, Lo Sono L’Amore 5th September Luca Guadagnino says “Immaginare tutto"

Animation and Making WorldsLo Sono L’Amore – I am LoveDirector Luca Guadagnino says “Immaginare tutto” – “Imagine all”Nesta Morgan 

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Torino Fest to open with Sam Taylor Wood's NOWHERE BOY

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Torino International Film Festival director Gianni Amelio announced today that the Sam Taylor Wood directed NOWHERE BOY, is to open the Festival on Friday, November 13th. The story, which stars Aaron Johnson (THE GREATEST) and Kristin Scott Thomas (THE ENGLISH PATIENT), chronicles John Lennon’s formative teenage years in mid-Fifties Liverpool, based on the book ‘Imagine: Growing Up with My Brother John Lennon’ by Lennon’s stepsister Julia Baird. The Festival is scheduled to run from Nove...

Coffee With...Stellan Skarsgard

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Katrin Cartridge Foundation on Sarajevo Film Festival, awarded young film director and producer Juanita Wilson with Katrin Cartlidge Fondation Scholarship, handed over by Swedish actor with an international career Stellan Skarsgard, for her film „The Door“ that features great Chernobyl tragedy in Russia.  Talking about Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Stellan explained the decision to award the Foundation scholarship to Juanita Wilson for the film „The Door“. “I saw her film couple of mont...

Sam Taylor-Wood's Nowhere Boy will close the Times BFI

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The World Premiere of Sam Taylor-Wood's Nowhere Boy will close the Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival. The Closing Night Gala of The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival will be the World Premiere of Ecosse Films' Nowhere Boy, the highly anticipated debut feature from British artist Sam Taylor-Wood.Imagine John Lennon's childhood... Liverpool 1955: a smart and troubled fifteen year-old is hungry for experience. In a family full of secrets, two incredible women clash over John. Mimi, the buttoned...

Peter Greenaway Arrives In Wroclaw

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  by Sandy Mandelberger, Online Dailies Editor Peter Greenaway, one of the most important contemporary film stylists, arrived today as a guest of the ERA New Horizons International Film Festival. The director will attend the Polish premiere of his latest film REMBRANDT’S J’ACCUSE!, presented within the FILMS ABOUT ART International Competition on 26 and 27 July. The documentary meditation on the influences of Rembrandt on modern-day filmmaking had its world premiere at ...

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Toronto Festival To Open With World Premiere Of Jon Amiel's Creation

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The 34th Toronto International Film Festival® opens September 10 with the world premiere Gala Presentation of Creation, directed by Jon Amiel (The Core, Entrapment, The Man Who Knew Too Little). Produced by Jeremy Thomas, the film tells the life story of Charles Darwin starring Paul Bettany (The Da Vinci Code, Wimbledon, A Beautiful Mind) as Darwin and Jennifer Connelly (He's Just Not That Into You, The Day the Earth Stood Still, A Beautiful Mind) as his wife, Emma. "The tensio...

Rob Halford guitarist Metal Mike at the New York Independent Film & Video Fest Vlog

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Rob Halford guitarist Metal Mike attends the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival to help promote the rock documentary "Halford Live at Rock in Rio III"...

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