Youth (2015)

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AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards incl. ‘Brooklyn’ ‘Spotlight’

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards incl. ‘Brooklyn’ ‘Spotlight’

AARP The Magazine announced their nominees for the 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards, with Brooklyn, Joy, Love & Mercy, The Martian, and Spotlight contending in the Best Picture category. In the “Best Actress” category, nominations go to Helen Mirren (Woman in Gold), Blythe Danner (I’ll See You In My Dreams), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van), and Lily Tomlin (Grandma). In the “Best Actor” category, Bryan Cranston (Trumbo) is nominated alongside […]

‘Youth’ ‘Mustang’ ‘Amy’ ‘The Lobster’ ‘Marshland’ Win European Film Awards

‘Youth’ ‘Mustang’ ‘Amy’ ‘The Lobster’ ‘Marshland’ Win European Film Awards

‘Youth’ (‘La Giovinezza’) directed and written by Academy Award-winner Paul Sorrentino, and starring Michal Kane, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda, won the top award, Best European Film of 2015, at the 28th European Film Awards. ‘Youth’ also won the awards for European Director for Paolo Sorrentino; and European Actor for Michael Caine. ‘Youth’ is the story of a retired orchestra conductor, on holiday in the Alps with his daughter and film director/best friend, […]

Complete List of 74 Original Songs Eligible for 2015 Oscar

Complete List of 74 Original Songs Eligible for 2015 Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 74 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song title: “Happy” from “Altered Minds” “Home” from “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” “None […]

2015 AFI European Union Film Showcase Announces Complete Lineup; Opens with A PERFECT DAY, Closes with THE TREASURE

2015 AFI European Union Film Showcase Announces Complete Lineup; Opens with A PERFECT DAY, Closes with THE TREASURE

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the complete slate of films for the 2015 AFI European Union Film Showcase, taking place December 1–20 at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. This year’s AFI European Union Film Showcase will open December 1 with Fernando León de Aranoa’s A PERFECT DAY (Spain), a darkly comedic portrait of aid workers attempting to provide clean water during the aftermath of the Balkan War, starring […]

YOUTH, THE LOBSTER Leads Nominations for 28th European Film Awards

YOUTH, THE LOBSTER Leads Nominations for 28th European Film Awards

Youth directed by Paolo Sorrentino, lead the nominations for the 28th European Film Awards with 6 nominations, including Best European Film 2015, European Director for Paolo Sorrentino , European Actress for Rachel Weisz, European Actor for Michael Caine, European Screenwriter for Paolo Sorrentino. Starring Academy Award winner Michael Caine as Fred and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel as Mick, Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder […]

THE DANISH GIRL, AMY, BROOKLYN are Winners at 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

THE DANISH GIRL, AMY, BROOKLYN are Winners at 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

The 2015 Hollywood Film Awards, the official launch of the awards season, took place last weekend at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Danish Girl (pictured above) was a big winner, taking awards for Hollywood Director Award for Tom Hooper,  Hollywood Breakout Actress Award for Alicia Vikander, and Hollywood Film Composer Award for Alexandre Desplat. Other winners included Carey Mulligan who spoke passionately about women’s rights while accepting the Hollywood Actress Award for her work in Suffragette, Asif Kapadia won the […]

‘Dheepan’ ‘Youth’ ‘The Assassin’ Among Films on 2015 Dubai International Film Festival Cinema of The World Program

‘Dheepan’ ‘Youth’ ‘The Assassin’ Among Films on 2015 Dubai International Film Festival Cinema of The World Program

The Cinema of The World program at the upcoming 2015 Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), scheduled to take place between the December 9th and 16th, 2015 will welcome forty five of the world’s latest films to its screens. The first in a series of announcements includes, ‘Dheepan’ (pictured above) a powerful drama by director Jacques Audiard that follows a former Tamil Tiger soldier’s struggle as he fights to begin life anew away from the hardships […]

2015 Hawaii International Film Festival Lineup, Opens with Lee Joo-ick’s THE THRONE

2015 Hawaii International Film Festival Lineup, Opens with Lee Joo-ick’s THE THRONE

Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), celebrating its 35th anniversary, will take place from November 12 through November 22, primarily all on the island of Oahu.  HIFF kicks off with South Korea’s official entry to the Oscar Foreign Language category with award winning director Lee Joo-ick’s THE THRONE. The story at the center of this lush historical drama is the struggle between the long-ruling King Yeongjo (Song Kang-ho from SNOWPIERCER) and his son, Sado (Yoo Ah-in) and […]

20 New Films Added to Lineup for 2015 Virginia Film Festival incl. ‘PARADISE, FL,’ ‘KRISHA’

20 New Films Added to Lineup for 2015 Virginia Film Festival incl. ‘PARADISE, FL,’ ‘KRISHA’

The 2015 Virginia Film Festival have added more than 20 new films to the lineup.  The Festival, presented by the University of Virginia and the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts, will take place from November 5-8 at venues throughout Charlottesville.  The Festival also revealed that Alex Neustaedter, the young star of Ithaca, will join in a post-screening discussion that will include director Meg Ryan, actor Lois Robbins, and producer Janet Brenner. […]

SUFFRAGETTE to Open 2015 Savannah Film Festival; Lineup Includes BROOKLYN, SON OF SAUL, TRUTH, YOUTH

SUFFRAGETTE to Open 2015 Savannah Film Festival; Lineup Includes BROOKLYN, SON OF SAUL, TRUTH, YOUTH

SUFFRAGETTE from BAFTA Award-winning director Sarah Gavron will open the 2015 Savannah Film Festival taking place October 24 to 31, 2015. “Suffragette” is a moving drama that will empower all who are striving for equal rights in our own day and age. Written by Emmy Award winner Abi Morgan, “Suffragette” is inspired by the early-20th-century campaign of the Suffragettes, who were activists for Women’s Suffrage – risking their very lives for the right of women to vote. The […]

34th Vancouver International Film Festival Reveals Films in Gala and Special Presentation

34th Vancouver International Film Festival Reveals Films in Gala and Special Presentation

The 34th Vancouver International Film Festival will run from September 24th to October 9th, 2015 with John Crowley’s Brooklyn starting the festival off in the Opening Night Gala spot. With scripting by Nick Hornby (Wild, An Education), this 50s-era immigration film is an exhilarating tale of female empowerment. Marc Abraham’s I Saw the Light holds the Closing Night Gala position with a feature on the life of country star Hank Williams. Produced by Vancouver’s Bron Studios, this […]

BORN TO BE BLUE

2015 New Orleans Film Festival to Open with Ethan Hawke’s BLUE and Close with BROOKLYN

The 2015 New Orleans Film Festival will open with Born to Be Blue (pictured above), the biopic on jazz legend Chet Baker starring Ethan Hawke, fresh from its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and closing the festival is the 1950s Irish immigration story, Brooklyn, starring Saoirse Ronan. The festival also announced its featured Centerpiece film, I Saw the Light, and its eight Spotlight films, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Carol, Legend, Miss you […]

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Open with Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH; Unveils Long Island Films + Conflict & Resolution Films

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Open with Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH; Unveils Long Island Films + Conflict & Resolution Films

Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH will be the Opening Night film of the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival in Southampton. The festival revealed the films selected to screen in the Views From Long Island section – which focuses on local filmmakers, the area’s unique landscapes, and the important social and political issues facing Long Island communities; and the films in the Conflict & Resolution (C&R) program – recognizing and celebrating films that deal with the complex issues and the human […]

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Unveils Entire Lineup, Opens with YOUTH, Closes with RAIDERS!

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Unveils Entire Lineup, Opens with YOUTH, Closes with RAIDERS!

The 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival unveiled its entire film lineup of 303 films (27 more than in 2014) – 118 features and 185 shorts – from 50 different countries.  Opening the festival is Youth (pictured above), the most recent work from Italian director Paolo Sorrentino, who earned the 2014 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film with his film The Great Beauty. A beautifully shot drama, Youth follows Fred (Michael Caine), a retired longtime composer […]

Poster and Watch Trailer for YOUTH Starring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel | TRAILER

Poster and Watch Trailer for YOUTH Starring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel | TRAILER

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the poster and trailer for YOUTH,  directed by Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty), and starring Academy Award winner Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, Kingsmen: The Secret Service) and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, The Grand Budapest Hotel), which debuted earlier this year at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.  YOUTH will be released in theaters on December 4. From Paolo Sorrentino, the director of Italy’s Oscar foreign language winner THE […]

Dheepan

2015 Chicago International Film Festival Reveals First 24 Films + Events incl. Cannes Winner DHEEPAN

The Chicago International Film Festival, revealed its first 24 films and several events to be featured at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival taking place this October 15 to 29 2015.  This initial lineup announcement includes the top prizewinner from the Cannes Film Festival, a look at what it takes to build one of the world’s greatest restaurants, a once-lost Sherlock Holmes film, a Guillermo del Toro-produced buddy movie, and breakout performances from Michael Caine, Cate […]

2015 Austin Film Festival Reveals First 10 Films incl. CAROL, I SAW THE LIGHT, YOUTH

2015 Austin Film Festival Reveals First 10 Films incl. CAROL, I SAW THE LIGHT, YOUTH

Austin Film Festival (AFF) announced the first slate of films included in the 2015 lineup of Festival screenings this October 29-November 5. The complete list of programming at the 22nd Austin Film Festival, including short films, competition titles, and Conference panels, will be announced in mid-September. 2015 Austin Film Festival FIRST 10: Carol (pictured in main image above) Texas Premiere Writer: Phyllis Nagy; Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, […]