Film

James Franco's 'The Disaster Artist' wins top prize in San Sebastian - 10/01/2017

MADRID (dpa)- James Franco's tragi-comic biopic "The Disaster Artist" on Saturday won the San Sebastian International Film Festival's top prize, the Golden Shell. The film, starring and directed by...

J.J. Abrams to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX' - 09/14/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- US director J.J. Abrams will be at the helm of "Star Wars: Episode IX," the film's production company Lucasfilm announced on Tuesday. Abrams, who already directed and co-wrote...

The Italian filmmaker who predicted migration deals with Libya - 09/09/2017

ROME, Alvise Armellini (dpa)- Andrea Segre worked for 5-6 years on a movie about Mediterranean refugee flows. As the Italian director started shooting, he realized that the dirty intelligence story...

'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' director dead at 74 - 08/28/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- Tobe Hooper, famous for directing cult horror movies including "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Poltergeist" has died at the age of 74. The Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed...

Neo-Nazi terrorist revenge film selected as German Oscar entry - 08/27/2017

BERLIN, Andrew McCathie (dpa)- Turkish-German director Fatih Akin's thriller "Aus dem Nichts" ("In the Fade") about a woman seeking revenge for the deaths of her Kurdish husband and son in a neo-Nazi...

Roman Polanski facing new sexual assault accusation from minor - 08/16/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski when she was a minor made her accusation public at a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The...

Political thriller by French PM to be made into film - 06/27/2017

PARIS, FRANCE- A scathing political thriller co-written by France's new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is to be made into a film, his publisher said Monday. "In the Shadows", which is set during the...

The creepy toys making a killing at the box office - 06/25/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Frankie Taggart- Take away a vampire's teeth and he's just a goth that can't handle garlic. Wait for some decent cloud cover and your average werewolf is about as scary as...

Hollywood seeks to scare new generation with shark thriller - 06/10/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Javier Tovar- More than 40 years ago, Americans were afraid to go into the water as "Jaws" scared the daylights out of a generation of ocean swimmers. Hollywood is hoping...

Extraordinary life of explorer Ali Bey set for cinema - 05/29/2017

RABAT, MOROCCO, Herve Bar- Adventurer, Orientalist, spy: the remarkable story of Spanish explorer Ali Bey al-Abbassi is to be told on the silver screen for the first time, two centuries after his...
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