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WATCH: 'John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection' Trailer Released

John McEnroe is one of the most intriguing tennis players ever, with his smooth left-handed strokes on the court, to his downright combustible …

Tennis

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Songwriter’ Gets A Trailer And Release Dates

Ed Sheeran’s documentary <i>Songwriter</i>, which Apple Music acquired in a seven-figure deal before the film’s Tribeca Film Festival deal this spring, is …

Film Festivals

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Songwriter’ documentary trailer drops

Ed Sheeran‘s documentary “Songwriter,” which Apple Music acquired in a seven-figure deal before the film’s Tribeca Film Festival deal this spring, is …

Film Festivals

Ed Sheeran documentary created by his cousin set to be streamed worldwide on Apple Music

New Ed Sheeran documentary titled Songwriter, created by his cousin Murray Cummings, is set to be streamed worldwide on Apple Music.<p>Filmmaker and …

Songwriting

New leaders tapped for Berlin film festival from 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Carlo Chatrian, the director of the Locarno film festival, and German movie industry official Mariette Rissenbeek have been tapped to …

Film Festivals

Berlin Film Festival Appoints Joint Leaders

The film festival director Carlo Chatrian and the movie industry executive Mariette Rissenbeek were announced on Friday as the new leaders of the Berlin Film Festival from 2020.<p>The German Culture Ministry said in a statement on Friday that Mr. Chatrian would take up the role of artistic director …

The Arts

Berlin Film Festival Set to Hire Locarno Chief Carlo Chatrian as Artistic Director

The Berlin Film Festival appears set to hire Locarno fest chief Carlo Chatrian as its new artistic director, replacing outgoing director Dieter …

Film Festivals

Locarno Chief Carlo Chatrian Picked To Head Berlin Film Festival: Report

The Berlin Film Festival may have found its man to replace Dieter Kosslick as reports in Germany are emerging that Locarno festival chief Carlo …

Film Festivals

Spanish-language Iranian film 'Everybody Knows' to open 2018 Cannes Film Festival

Thanks to Iranian-world-director Asghar Farhadi, cinema megastars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem with Ricardo Darin will be among the first to tread …

Film Festivals

Harvey Weinstein's Former Assistant to Parliament: 'We Were Defrauded'

Zelda Perkins says she felt “pressure” into signing an NDA that was “morally lacking on every level”<p>Zelda Perkins, Harvey Weinstein’s former …

Non Disclosure Agreement

Former Berlin Film Festival Director Thinks Condemning Harvey Weinstein Is a Major Loss For European Cinema

"The lynch justice [Weinstein is] now experiencing is just disgusting," Moritz de Hadeln writes in an op-ed for a new Swiss newspaper.<p>Moritz de …

Film Festivals

Former Berlin Film Festival Director Defends Harvey Weinstein From 'Lynch Mob': 'Simply Disgusting'

Moritz De Hadeln ran the Berlin Film Festival for more than 20 years before leaving in 2001<p>Former Berlin Film Festival director Moritz de Hadeln has …

Film Festivals

Former Berlin Film Festival Chief Moritz De Hadeln Defends Harvey Weinstein

The former longtime director of the Berlin Film Festival, Moritz de Hadeln, has publicly come to the defense of disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein. In …

Film Festivals

Former Berlin Film Festival chief calls Weinstein scandal a ‘lynching’

The former longtime director of the Berlin Film Festival, Moritz de Hadeln, has publicly come to the defense of disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein.<p>In …

Film Festivals

'Isle of Dogs' Leads the Pack at Indie Box Office With Top Screen Average of 2018

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion film made $1.57 million from just 27 screens this weekend<p>Fox Searchlight continues what has been a great 2018 for them …

Animation

Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs sparks cultural appropriation controversy

Wes Anderson’s new film <i>Isle of Dogs</i> is generating controversy for its depiction of Japanese culture, ahead of its theatrical release on …

Rotten Tomatoes

Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs' Triggers Debate Over Cultural Appropriation

Anderson’s latest film is supposed to be an homage to Japanese culture, but some say it “appropriates and marginalizes” instead<p>Wes Anderson has …

Ralph Fiennes

Wes Anderson's storyboard artist hosting popular workshop in Vancouver

Filmmakers in Vancouver won’t want to miss this workshop.<p>Jay Clarke, the storyboard artist behind such films as <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> and <i>Wallace</i> …

Film Festivals

John McEnroe Documentary Being Served Up For August Release Via Oscilloscope

Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired U.S. rights to <i>John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection</i>, Julien Faraut’s unconventional feature bio-documentary …

John McEnroe

How I drove Claire Foy Unsane: the co-writer of Steven Soderbergh's iPhone thriller on its crazy journey to the screen

On February 21 of this year, I stood on stage with Steven Soderbergh and Claire Foy at the Berlin Film Festival premiere of Unsane, a movie directed by Soderbergh, starring Foy, and co-written by me. Festival employees pressed bouquets into my hands. The American and European distributors of the …

Film Festivals

'Live PD': Watch Motorcycle Couple Crash Into Car While Evading Cops

Finally, some payoff on cable’s live version of “Cops”<p>Bikers, don’t run from the cops — especially on live TV. It’ll only make you look really stupid …

Shia LaBeouf

Neil Young, Daryl Hannah talk 'Paradox' film: 'We're very lucky to have found each other'

In 1993, after taking a summer off to attend film school at NYU, Daryl Hannah wrote, directed, and produced the short film <i>The Last Supper</i>, which won …

Lynyrd Skynyrd

‘Raid, ‘7 Days in Entebbe’ among movies to watch this week

As the movie strike in the south Indian film industry continues, audiences are left with few options from Bollywood and Hollywood in theatres this …

Eddie Marsan

How a $39.99 Dress Saved Helen Mirren After a Wardrobe Malfunction

Helen Mirren’s red carpet style is chic, classy and all her own.<p>In just the past few weeks, the 72-year-old star of <i>Leisure Seeker</i> showed off her …

Helen Mirren

Berlin Film Review: ‘Garbage’

For laugh-out-loud bad line of the year, it will be hard to top “I’m garbage. And garbage knows its place.” Were it spoken with an iota of camp, then …

Ben Affleck

Music Box Films Picks Up U.S. Rights to ‘Becoming Astrid’

Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Pernille Fischer Christensen’s “Becoming Astrid” from TrustNordisk.<p>The film, which had its world premiere …

Berlin Golden Bear Winner ‘Touch Me Not’ Clinches Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

Berlinale Golden Bear winner “Touch Me Not,” a daring and explicit exploration of intimacy and sex, has clinched a raft of sales in Europe and …

Europe

Film Review: ‘The Game Changers’

“Vegan Badass” proclaims the T-shirt of one of the interview subjects in Louie Psihoyos’s flashy, pumped-up documentary “The Game Changers,” and …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Korean Director Kim Ki-duk Faces New Accusations of Rape

New accusations of rape and predatory sexual behavior have been made against controversial South Korean film director Kim Ki-duk.<p>Three actresses made …

South Korea

‘Isle of Dogs’ Is Throwing a ‘Bring Your Own Dog’ Screening, Poop Bags Not Included

Wes Anderson fans in San Francisco are getting the ultimate "Isle of Dogs" screening. Let's hope theaters across the country follow suit.<p><b>Update:</b> New …

Isle of Dogs