2:48 pm February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
The relationship between mentor and protege often has a symbiotic strain bordering on obsession. Filmmaker Damien Chazelle explores this issue with “Whiplash,” which took out three Oscars at the 87th Academy Awards — Best Supporting Actor Award for J.K. Simmons’s intense turn as music teacher Terence Fletcher; Best Film Editing; and Best Sound Mixing.
9:05 am February 26, 2015 | No Comment
A female Saudi film-maker won an award for best drama at the Saudi Film Festival, the chief juror said Wednesday, hailing a higher quality of entries despite the kingdom’s cinema ban.
5:53 pm February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday fired back at comments made by Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, saying the government was working to improve opportunities for Mexicans.
11:26 am February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Poland cheered the Oscar award for director Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" for best foreign language film, hailing it as overdue recognition of the nation's movie-makers and a renaissance of the local industry.
11:15 am February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking on Monday congratulated British actor Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar for playing him in the film "The Theory of Everything".
10:38 am February 24, 2015 | No Comment
A Bollywood film that was ending its record-breaking 1,009-week run at a Mumbai cinema is to keep rolling after a public outcry for its continued screening.
6:12 pm February 23, 2015 | No Comment
Italian cinema buffs were fuming Monday after celebrated director Francesco Rosi was left out of the Oscars “in memoriam” tribute to movie figures who died in the past year.
1:55 pm February 23, 2015 | No Comment
“Birdman,” which won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, is a quirky black comedy about the dark side of fame in the entertainment industry, starring Michael Keaton in the performance of his career.
12:48 pm February 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Dark comedy “Birdman” soared to Oscars glory on Sunday, taking four Academy Awards including best picture and best director honors on Hollywood’s biggest night.
3:41 pm February 22, 2015 | No Comment
The annual Indonesian Film Festival, known as IFF, hosted in Melbourne, Australia, has announced ten films on the lineup for it’s tenth anniversary festival, April 9 to 18.
9:52 am February 22, 2015 | No Comment
Netflix Inc, the streaming video pioneer that shook up Internet television with "House of Cards," loped into the heart of the Hollywood film world this awards season on the backs of some captivating mountain gorillas.
9:46 am February 22, 2015 | No Comment
A new wave of Mexican filmmakers is following in the wake of the success of Alejandro G. Inarritu, bent on breaking Hollywood convention and making daring movies with high-profile actors.