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  • Takeshi Kitano Tired of Gangsters and Commercial Constraints

    TOKYO -- The mainstream Japanese film industry came in for a surprising volume of criticism Saturday at a Tokyo event intended to celebrate the iconic comedian, actor and director Takeshi Kitano. The occasion was an on-stage session at which Kitano was...
  • Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles

    Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles
    The life and career of Misty Upham has been cut tragically short, with authorities in Washington state positively identifying a body found at the bottom of an embankment as that of the Native American  actress. Upham, 32, was neither a major star nor...
  • GQ celebrates the weirdness of Nicolas Cage!

    "WE MAY not know why we need Nicolas Cage, but plainly we do. The hyperactive one-man train wreck is the dude we all want to spend our last 24 hours with before a nuclear war. Because retaining dignity sure won't be much of an issue then." That's GQ...
  • Oscars: Is Michael Keaton the Actor to Beat?

    It's only October, yet the predictions have already been rolling out for the next Academy Awards, still five months away. And though it seems to be said every year, 2015 is truly shaping up to be one of the most competitive best actor races ever....
  • Thierry Fremaux on Pedro Almodóvar, Film Docs, Lumière Festival Growth

    He who dares, wins. Now entering its sixth edition, Gran Lyon's Lumière Festival, launched by Thierry Fremaux and Bertrand Tavernier from the Institut Lumière, is firmly established on the festival calendar as one of the two major meets in Europe for...
  • When Josh and Benny Safdie Met Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

    From the brothers Warner to the brothers Weinstein, the movie business has long been a fraternal affair, though sibling director teams (Coen, Hughes, Wachowski) are a relatively new concept, and one that always inspired a raft of predictable questions:...
  • Sergio Leone's original 'Once Upon a Time in America' out on DVD

    Sergio Leone's original 'Once Upon a Time in America' out on DVD
    Italian director Sergio Leone never saw the American version of his final film, the 1984 gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America," starring Robert De Niro. Leone had already made painful trims in his favored four-hour-plus version to get the...
  • Diana Bustamante New Artistic Director of Cartagena Int'l Film Festival

    Diana Bustamante, one of Colombia's most successful producers, is taking on the artistic helm of the Cartagena Int'l Film Festival (FICCI) next year, replacing Monika Wagenberg, who has ankled to devote more time to her young family. Bustamante had...
  • Alison Thompson to Headline Film London Production Finance Market

    LONDON -- Alison Thompson, former Focus Features Intl. topper and now managing director of Sunray Films, will open the Film London Production Finance Market on Oct. 15 when she delivers the event's keynote address. Thompson will provide the 200-plus...
  • Blair-Mangat Shoots 'Boombox Project' Documentary in New York

    LONDON -- Shooting has begun in New York City on documentary "The Boombox Project," the first feature from commercials director Rohan Blair-Mangat. Further locations will include Brazil, Miami, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo. Pic is co-written by Blair-...
  • French Oscar Entry 'Saint Laurent' to Play at St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum

    LONDON -- Bertrand Bonello's biographical drama "Saint Laurent," which France submitted as its entry in the Oscars' foreign-language film category, will have its Russian premiere at the St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum. The drama, which premiered at the...