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Cannes: Alex Lawther's Comedy-Drama 'Freak Show' Lands at IFC for U.S.

IFC has bought U.S. rights to Alex Lawther’s high school comedy-drama “Freak Show.”

The film, based on James St. James’ bestseller of the same name, follows Billy Bloom as a cross-dressing teenager and new student at an ultra-conservative high school. 175 more words

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James Cameron wasn't completely forthcoming about altering the digital effects in "TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY 3D"?

Back in February, during a live Question & Answer session with James Cameron at the Berlin Film Festival after the world premiere of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D”, James Cameron revealed that the only scene that would be digitally altered was a fixing of a falling windshield from the T-1000’s truck (as it crashed into the drainage canal). 493 more words

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Catherine Deneuve's 'The Midwife' Lands at Music Box (EXCLUSIVE)

Music Box Films has bought the U.S. rights to the French drama comedy “The Midwife,” starring Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve.

“The Midwife,” directed by Martin Provost from his own script, had its world premiere in February at the Berlin International Film Festival. 231 more words

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Film Review: 'Animals'

If you can’t trust the talking cat — or perhaps the question should be if you can — whom do you trust? Such are brain-frying quandaries viewers may face deep into the darkness of “Animals,” a deliciously unhinged, blood-laced adult fairy tale from Swiss-Polish writer-director Greg Zglinski. 663 more words

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Music Box Lands Chavela Vargas Documentary for U.S., Plans October Release

Music Box Films has bought U.S. rights to the documentary “Chavela” and plans an October theatrical release, Variety has learned exclusively.

“Chavela,” directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi, follows the life of the iconic singer Chavela Vargas, who ran away from Costa Rica to Mexico City in her early teens and began singing in the streets. 190 more words

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'A Quiet Passion': Terence Davies in fine fettle with a film about Emily Dickinson

Of the new films released in the UK this week, a surprisingly large proportion have a distinctly literary bent. Besides the adaptation of Julian Barnes’ novel… 609 more words

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Berlinale Mourns the Loss of Franz Stadler

Posted by Larry Gleeson

Renowned cinema owner and curator Franz Stadler died on Sunday after a long illness.

For almost forty years Franz and Rosemarie Stadler ran the filmkunst 66, a multi-prize-winning arthouse cinema in Berlin Charlottenburg. 83 more words

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