Monday, February 16, 2015
Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi won the Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin film festival Saturday for "Taxi," his third movie made in defiance of an official ban.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
For most Oscar nominees, the weeks before the Feb. 22 ceremony are a whirlpool of stress.
Cinderella and Prince Charming met on an equal footing Friday at the Berlin film festival in a modern retelling of the fairy tale by Kenneth Branagh, with Cate Blanchett as a gambling, hard-drinking Wicked Stepmother.
The race for the Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin film festival shaped up as a dead heat Saturday, with break-out talents looking well placed to pip cinema heavyweights.
Oscar envelopes have been full of surprises over the years, yet one pattern persists: academy voters are moved by affliction.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
It may be modern history's greatest "what if?" -- the story of a man who tried to kill Adolf Hitler before the worst of the Nazi tyrant's "total war" and Holocaust.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Asia will be tuning in to the Oscars and its glitz and glamour, even though the region's films are missing from the shortlists.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The American coming-of-age tale "Boyhood," filmed over 12 years, won a BAFTA for best film on Sunday but the British awards ceremony was dominated by the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything."
When it comes to working with acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick, there's a certain amount of trust in the director an actor must have.
Monday, February 9, 2015
The long takes of Alejandro Inarritu's "Birdman" won out over the long production of Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" at the Directors Guild Awards Saturday.