Toronto Festival: Review of “The Survivor” by Barry Levinson (Gala)

An almost mathematical combination of SCHINDLER’S LIST and WILD BULL, but with very few of the thematic challenges and formal risks of those two classics, THE SURVIVOR tells a story that seems set up for the cinema, that of a young Jew who survived the Holocaust with pineapples and ended up landing in the United … Read more

Oldenburg Film Festival Moments – The Hollywood Reporter

The Oldenburg Film Festival is legendary for its secret parties, out-there events, and odd celebrity-civilian encounters. For the festival’s 28th anniversary, Oldenburg Film Festival co-founder and director Torsten Neumann picked five moments that sum up the event’s unique spirit. WHEN NIC CAGE MET THE BOWLING CLUB Nicolas Cage at the 2016 Oldenburg Film Festival. Tim … Read more

ScreenPro Provides COVID-19 Testing at the Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 16, 2021) – ScreenPro Security Inc. (CSE: SCRN) (“ScreenPro” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it is providing COVID-19 testing for productions who are attending the 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (“TIFF”). The 46th edition of the TIFF features 10 days of exceptional international and … Read more

Sequins and transparencies mark the looks of the second day of the Venice Film Festival

The second day of the Venice Film Festival left heart-stopping looks with sequins and transparencies as the main protagonists. Actresses Kirsten Dunst and Zoe Saldana managed to capture all eyes with two very different dresses on the most sophisticated red carpet of the moment. Kirsten Dunst was radiant in a dress in black, the tone … Read more

Johnny Depp Is Preparing to Accept the San Sebastian Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Honor

Johnny Depp has been in Hollywood for a very long time. He made his film debut back in 1984 in Wes Craven’s The Nightmare On Elm Street and has since played everyone from Edward Scissorhands to Willy Wonka. And even though Depp has recently suggested that he doesn’t have quite the same star power he … Read more

Michael Caine Starrer ‘Best Sellers’ to Open Raindance Film Festival

FESTIVAL Raindance Film Festival, Britain’s largest independent film festival, will return to cinemas this year, reimagined and restructured with a host of new partners and new films. Running Oct. 27 – Nov. 6, this year’s in-person event will partner with several cinemas across London and offer online screenings in the U.K., facilitated by Curzon Home … Read more

Raindance Film Festival partners with Curzon for hybrid 2021 edition | News

Raindance Film Festival has set a programme of 59 feature films for its 2021 edition, which will run from October 27 to November 6 as a hybrid festival of in-person London screenings and online films via new digital partner Curzon Home Cinema. For its in-person screenings, the festival has struck new partnerships with six London … Read more

Toronto Festival: review of Michael Pearce’s “Encounter” (Special Presentations)

Riz Ahmed plays a worried father who wants to save his two sons from an alien invasion in this film that mixes science fiction, police, road movie and family drama. It will premiere on December 10 on Amazon Prime Video. A curious, intriguing but finally quite conventional combination between science fiction film and family drama, … Read more

What do you love most about TIFF and Toronto? We ask three festival attendees

Last year, the city noticeably lacked the electric buzz usually created by cinephiles and stars coming together at the Toronto International Film Festival, as the pandemic pushed most of the screenings and events online. This year, TIFF (which runs until Saturday) welcomes locals and visitors back to traditional in-person viewings, following COVID protocols. As movie … Read more

The Lost Daughter Review – Venice Film Festival 2021

In a strong year for women behind the camera at awards ceremonies, familiar Hollywood actresses are also being given more chances to direct than in previous years. Yet unlike Robin Wright’s Land, which chose sentiment over coherence, The Lost Daughter is definitely going for something. Maggie Gyllenhaal has adapted Elena Ferrante’s novel with a provocative … Read more