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Polish maestro Jerzy Skolimowski calls EO, winner of the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize and just this week the Best Foreign Film award from the New York Film Critics Circle, “practically a road movie” whose POVs from the titular donkey “were the most effective element of the whole filming and editing.”... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Vicky Krieps says she suffered physically for her art on the shoot of Austrian director Marie Kreutzer’s Corsage, revisiting the life of the legendary 19th century Empress Elisabeth of Austria with a contemporary, emancipated eye. The Luxembourgish actress, who was a driving force behind the film and takes an executive producer credit,... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Since it debuted at the Venice Film Festival where it won the Grand Jury prize, Alice Diop’s first feature Saint Omer has had a robust life on the fall festival circuit. An austere, tightly scripted and subtly acted drama, in which a novelist (Kayije Kagame) becomes fascinated by the trial... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Director and co-writer Carla Simón tells a story that’s close to her heart in Alcarràs, Spain’s entry for the International Feature Oscar race. The tale of peach farmers facing eviction and losing more than their home won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year. In the film,... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Moonage Daydream is returning to the really big screen. Brett Morgen’s award-winning documentary about David Bowie will be re-released on Imax screens around the country for limited engagements, beginning on Monday, December 5 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. From Dec. 7-13 it will play at six Imax locations... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Fresh from its success at the Cannes Film Festival where it won Best Director, Decision to Leave marks the first time a film by Park Chan-wook — long believed to be one of South Korea’s finest contemporary filmmakers — has represented his country at the Oscars. A friendly rivalry with... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Venezuelan filmmaker Lorenzo Vigas’ third feature The Box debuted in competition at the 2021 Venice Film Festival and has been selected as Venezuela’s entry for the 2023 Oscars. The film follows Hatzin, a young teenager who travels to collect his father’s remains from a communal grave in northern Mexico. But... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
The first calendar year to see the physical return of almost every major film festival since the pandemic, 2022 has been a huge morale booster for filmmakers from all around the globe. And now, with the third edition of Deadline’s Contenders Film: International kicking off Saturday at 8 a.m. PT,... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-03
Adam Sandler has learned how to deal with haters. During a recent conversation on his Netflix show Hustle, Sandler touched on the reviews for Billy Madison, the first film he cowrote with longtime collaborator Tim Herlihy. “When I was 17 and I got into this, I didn’t think about critics … I... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. If you didn’t think the awards season was in full bloom by now, rest assured it is. With today’s particularly and predictably quirky New York Film Critics Circle winners, the Gotham Awards earlier this week, the Oscars basically confirming their... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
The actress stars in 'The Holiday Stocking,' premiering on Dec. 3.... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
Writer-producer Alissa Neubauer has signed with Gersh for representation. Neubauer most recently served as showrunner/executive producer for the second season of Fox’s Call Me Kat. Prior to her work on Call Me Kat, Neubauer worked with Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television for eighteen years. She began her tenure... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
UPDATED, Friday PM: Where’s a wide expansion of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery when you need it? Expect a greater subtraction of dollars at this weekend’s office as the Rian Johnson-directed whodunit goes dark until December 23. Right now, Disney/Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is seeing a $4.7... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
EXCLUSIVE: CBS is developing East/West, a medical drama from writer-producer Yalun Tu (NCIS: Hawai’i), M. Raven Metzner (Iron Fist) and CBS Studios. Jet Wilkinson (The Chi) is attached to direct the pilot and executive produce. Written by Tu and Metzner, East/West revolves around a pair of newly connected half-siblings –... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
Move over, Citizen Kane. There’s a new best film ever, according to the most recent Sight & Sound poll. Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (usually shortened to Jeanne Dielman), a 1975 drama, is now atop Sight and Sound’s ten-year poll of critics asked to name... Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02