At a perilous time, the Toronto International Film Festival captured the zeitgeist

“Nomadland,” a modern-day road picture starring Frances McDormand, was one of several festival films that felt eerily of-the-moment. Arts & Entertainment BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the … Read more…

Stevie Nicks Announces ’24 Karat Gold’ Concert Film, Live Album | RS News 9/17/20

Recent Uploads ENTERTAINMENT DEALS: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

U.K.’s National Film & TV School Returns to Production With COVID-Safe Shoots (EXCLUSIVE)

The U.K.’s National Film and Television School (NFTS) has successfully returned to production with some 60 films of varying lengths and genres, including graduation films, being shot since courses resumed in June. The first test project to shoot trialling the … Read more…

Steve McQueen On Capturing The Joys & Struggles With Racism Of London’s ’70s Black West Indie Culture In NYFF Opening Night Film ‘Lovers Rock’

EXCLUSIVE: After blazing on the London art scene with work that won him the Turner Prize, Steve McQueen established himself as an important filmmaker who showed the unbreakable spirit of an Irish hunger strike in Hunger, and the horrors of … Read more…

Toronto Film Festival: Spike Lee concert documentary opens scaled-back event

American Utopia, a record of David Byrne’s live show, plays at two drive-ins and an open-air cinema. BBC News – Entertainment & Arts ENTERTAINMENT DEALS: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

Venice Competition Film ‘Never Gonna Snow Again’ Sells Into U.K., Italy, Germany (EXCLUSIVE)

Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert’s “Never Gonna Snow Again,” one of the buzziest titles out of the Venice Film Festival, has found distribution in the U.K., Italy and Germany. Following what’s understood to have been a competitive process with wide … Read more…

‘This Film Is Sounding an Alarm.’ What Cuties Director Maïmouna Doucouré Wants Critics to Know About Her New Film

Maïmouna Doucouré did not imagine that her award-winning debut feature film—a coming-of-age tale drawn from her personal experiences—would spark international controversy and calls for a boycott. “For me, this film is sounding an alarm,” the French Senegalese director tells TIME, … Read more…

Venice’s ‘The Disciple’ Producer: ‘Watch This Film, Pause and Ask Bigger Questions’

Chaitanya Tamhane’s “The Disciple,” the first Indian film in Venice Film Festival’s competition since 2001, is set across three different time frames. It follows an aspiring classical music performer, Sharad Nerulkar, played by debutant Aditya Modak, on a journey that … Read more…

As the Toronto International Film Festival goes online, critical consensus might disappear. Good.

A virtual film festival takes away the collective experience, but might result in less groupthink. Arts & Entertainment BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of … Read more…

Jasmila Zbanic, Director of Venice Competition Film ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?,’ Prepping New Films, Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Bosnian filmmaker Jasmila Žbanić, whose latest feature, “Quo Vadis, Aida?,” world premieres Sept. 3 in competition at the Venice Film Festival, is developing a slate of new projects, including a documentary about the Jewish Bosnian businessman and philanthropist Emerik Blum, … Read more…

Kenan Thompson On Having His Family Watch Him Film ‘SNL At Home’ | PeopleTV

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Venice Film Festival to Open With Italy’s ‘Lacci’ From Daniele Luchetti

The Venice Film Festival is set to open with “La Nostra Vita” director Daniele Luchetti’s latest film, “Lacci.” The Naples-set feature, which will play out of competition, stars Alba Rohrwacher, Luigi Lo Cascio, Laura Morante, Silvio Orlando, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Adriano … Read more…

‘Disclosure’ filmmakers on the impact of trans representation in film and television

We talked to director Sam Feder and producer Amy Scholder about their latest documentary “Disclosure,” which explores Hollywood’s problematic history of trans and non-binary identities on screen. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Lgbt, Transgender, Disclosure, and Entertainment Entertainment BEST … Read more…

Margot Robbie to Star in Stand-Alone ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Film

Margot Robbie is becoming a pirate. via Complex: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar-nominated actress is attached to star in the new, female-fronted Pirates of the Caribbean film. Sources tell the outlet the project is separate from the previously announced Pirates reboot being developed by Ted Elliott and … Read more…

Horror Film ‘The Banishing,’ From ‘Severance’ Director Christopher Smith, Debuts First Clip (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety has been given access to the first exclusive clip for horror movie “The Banishing,” which will have its market premiere during the Cannes Marché du Film this week, with WestEnd Films handling sales. Variety spoke to its director Christopher … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Patrick Wilson Joins Halle Berry, Josh Gad in Science-Fiction Epic ‘Moonfall’

In today’s film news roundup, Patrick Wilson, Charlie Plummer and Miles Teller score roles in upcoming movies, and STX moves its Gerard Butler sci-fier “Greenland” back two weeks. CASTINGS Patrick Wilson will star alongside Halle Berry and Josh Gad in … Read more…

Anonymous Letter Slams China’s Government for Ignoring Film Industry Workers

A rare letter of dissent circulating online slams China’s government for failing to help film industry workers whose livelihoods have been shaken by prolonged coronavirus-imposed shutdowns. Written this weekend as China hit its 136th day since cinemas shuttered nationwide, the … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Sylvester Stallone Documentary ’40 Years of Rocky’ to Premiere Digitally

In today’s film news roundup, “40 Years of Rocky” gets a release date, Pierce Brosnan’s “The King’s Daughter” finds a home and the 2020 Lower East Side Film Festival unveils its programming. RELEASE DATE  Virgil Films has set a June … Read more…

Women In Film LA Responds To Violence Against Black Americans, Says Its Time For ‘Systemic Change’

Women In Film Los Angeles released a statement in regards to the recent protests and demonstrations in L.A. and around the world against unjust violence against the Black community which include the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud … Read more…

Commercial Shoots Start To Pick Up As Restrictions On Film & TV Productions Begin To Lift

The commercial industry never stopped once the coronavirus pandemic hit and TV and film production shut down. As people hunkered down under stay-at-home orders amid skyrocketing numbers of infections and death, commercial endorsement agents were flooded with requests as major … Read more…

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley are developing a sci-fi film franchise from the Almythea book series, which set in an alternate universe … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

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No Film & TV Reopening COVID-19 Guidelines Today From Gavin Newsom After All; Houses Of Worship & Mall Restrictions Lifted

The state of California has new plans today for how churches and malls can begin to reopen from coronavirus lockdown, but not a peep from Governor Gavin Newsom this Memorial Day on his promised Film & TV production guidelines – … Read more…

Netflix Film Publicity Vice President Julie Fontaine Stepping Down (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran Hollywood communications executive Julie Fontaine is exiting her post at Netflix, insiders told Variety. Fontaine joined the streamer in 2017 as vice president of film publicity, where she worked closely with a group of executives including motion picture head … Read more…

David Hayman Dies: Music Supervisor For Film, TV And Ads, VP Guild Of Music Supervisors Of Canada Was 42

David Hayman, a Canadian music supervisor with extensive film and television credits, has died at age 42. His death was confirmed by his company, but no cause was immediately available. Hayman was chief music supervisor and creative director for Toronto’s … Read more…

Park Chan-wook’s Next Film Will Flip the Script on Traditional Korean Melodramas

South Korean cinema earned much-deserved praise over the past year thanks to Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, leveraging the country’s long-rooted history of cinema. As the nation takes note of its newfound international recognition, another familiar Korean auteur, Park Chan-wook — the … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Johnny Depp Drama ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Bought by Goldwyn

In today’s film news roundup, “Waiting for the Barbarians,” “Don’t Tell a Soul” and “Daddy Issues” get distribution and the African American Film Critics Association is launching a virtual Strong Summer 2020 programming slate. ACQUISITIONS Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Kaniehtiio Horn Romantic Comedy ‘Tell Me I Love You’ Lands at Vision Films

In today’s film news roundup, romantic comedy “Tell Me I Love You” finds a home; the Canadian government gives COVID-19 relief funding to the Canada Media Fund and Telefilm Canada; and the cancelled Sun Valley Film Festival gives out awards. … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Kaniehtiio Horn Romantic Comedy ‘Tell Me I Love You’ Lands at Vision Films

In today’s film news roundup, romantic comedy “Tell Me I Love You” finds a home; the Canadian government gives COVID-19 relief funding to the Canada Media Fund and Telefilm Canada; and the cancelled Sun Valley Film Festival gives out awards. … Read more…

Chris Hemsworth Thanks Fans As ‘Extraction’ Looks To Become Netflix’s Biggest-Ever Film Premiere

Extraction is a massive success on Netflix and Chris Hemsworth says he’s massively grateful to fans. “Hey what’s up guys? Hope you’re doing well. I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone that checked out Extraction. You’ve … Read more…

Chris Hemsworth Thanks Fans As ‘Extraction’ Looks To Become Netflix’s Biggest-Ever Film Premiere

Extraction is a massive success on Netflix and Chris Hemsworth says he’s massively grateful to fans. “Hey what’s up guys? Hope you’re doing well. I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone that checked out Extraction. You’ve … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Participant Expands ‘Roma’ Social Impact Campaign for Domestic Workers

In today’s film news roundup, Participant has expanded its social impact campaign on behalf of domestic workers, Concordia Media bulks up and documentary “Funny Pains” gets distribution. PARTICIPANT CAMPAIGN Building on its social impact campaign for “Roma,” Participant Media has … Read more…

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is a judge for a D.C. film fest

The controversy-sparking actress/filmmaker/Cabinet spouse will sit on the jury for the Capitol Hill Film Classic. Reliable Source SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Brazil’s Supreme Court Overturns Censorship Of Netflix Film Depicting Gay Jesus

The satirical Porta dos Fundos show doesn’t have the “magic power” to undermine an over 2,000-year-old religion, Brazil’s Supreme Court president wrote. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Alleged Attack On Producers Of Netflix’s ‘Gay Jesus’ Film Prompts Investigation In Brazil

“The First Temptation of Christ,” a comedy which depicts Jesus returning home on his 30th birthday, has been deemed blasphemous by a number of critics. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

A ball fit for Cinderella at the Library of Congress as the National Film Registry inducts the classic film

Fans of the Disney animated movie celebrated its addition to the National Film Registry. Reliable Source SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Searchlight Buys Gymnast Drama ‘Perfect’ With Olivia Wilde Directing

In today’s film news roundup, Olivia Wilde’s “Perfect” gets sold, Music Box StreamLocal launches and the American Black Film Festival, Fantaspoa, Greenwich and TCM Classic festivals are all making adjustments to the coronavirus pandemic. ACQUISITION Searchlight Pictures has closed a … Read more…