Sarah Polley’s Oscar for her Women Talking script has not actually been rescinded by the Film Academy, despite her 11-year-old daughter’s valiant April Fools’ Day effort to suggest otherwise. The filmmaker, who picked up the vaunted prize for best adapted screenplay last month, shared a letter to Twitter on Saturday that she attributed to daughter […]
Transilvania International Film Festival Honors Timothy Spall With Lifetime Honor
The 22nd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival kicked off Friday night in the city of Cluj-Napoca with the international premiere of Northern Comfort, a comedy directed by Icelandic filmmaker Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, and with a tribute to the film’s star, Timothy Spall. The famed British character actor, known for his roles in Mike […]
‘The Animal Kingdom’ Review: Romain Duris and Adèle Exarchopoulos in a Sensitive French Sci-Fi Adventure
Thomas Cailley’s second feature, bowing in the Un Certain Regard strand in Cannes, is a work of speculative fiction wherein people are literally turning into animals.
Cannes: Bleecker Street Takes Stone Age Horror Thriller ‘The Origin’ for North America
Bleecker Street has nabbed North American rights to first-time feature director Andrew Cumming’s Stone Age-set horror thriller The Origin. The film from Sony Pictures’ Stage 6 had its world premiere at the 2022 BFI London Film Festival and was nominated for five British Independent Film Awards, winning one in the best breakthrough performance category for Safia […]