The upcoming edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), in Goa, is has been tipped into chaos following the withdrawal of two films from the Indian Panorama section on the orders of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh (“Kahaani”), the head selectors (referred to as jurors) for the Indian Panor… Variety
If any primary member of the Avengers has had something of a winding road in their cinematic adaptations – well, outside of the Hulk, at least – it's likely Thor, the God of Thunder. While his original 2011 film directed by Kenneth Branagh was the exact kind of scope expansion the Marvel Cinematic Universe needed Full Article…
The recent death of fabled French star Danielle Darrieux at age 100 prompted speculation that she might have sustained the longest career in showbiz. However, still-alive-and-kicking Rose Marie has the edge — though retired (most reluctantly) at a mere 94 years, she started nine full decades earlier, racking up a career that encompassed practical… Variety
Few horror films have made as big an impact as The Blair Witch Project. Released in 1999, it jump-started the "found footage” subgenre that is still popular to this day. It is also notable for being one of the most profitable films of all-time, grossing $ 248 million at the box office on a minuscule Full Article…
MORELIA, Mexico — Mexican producer-distributor Machete Films and France’s Cine-Sud Promotion are co-producing Mexican-Italian helmer Federico Cecchetti’s next feature, “Letters from the Land of the Tarahumara,” which Cecchetti developed at the Cannes Festival’s directors’ residence Cinefondation last year. Cecchetti’s debut feat… Variety
In the past, this column has spoken in…critical terms about Sony Pictures' ongoing desire to create movies based on the world of Marvel Comics icon Spider-Man, especially when they want to do so without the Webslinger himself. As one of the absolute richest superheroes in comics on top of being, arguably, Marvel's most consistently p… Movies.com Full Article…
ROME – The Antalya Film Festival will open its 54th edition with the world premiere of Turkish-Bosnian co-production “Never Leave Me,” based on a true story about Syrian orphans living in a refugee camp in Turkey. The country now hosts more than 3 million refugees, mostly from war-torn Syria. Directed by prize-winning Bosnian writer-helme… Variety
Time Film: (Eutelsat 7 West A 7.0W, 2017-10-02 14:14)… KingOfSat News
This “origin story” is a somewhat mixed bag, but it’s also an earnest and well-crafted attempt at franchise course-correction.
Twins are trapped in the family manse by a curse in this Ireland-set period Gothic tale.