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Beijing film festival receives 1,450 app...

The upcoming 12th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) has received 1,450 domestic and foreign films vying for its Tiantan Award, a 63 percent increase from last year, organizers said at a press conference held on July 28. Organizers present highlights and plans for the upcoming 12th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) at a press conference […]

Honor Society review – a sharp and surpr

HOnor Society, a dark comedy about prestige-obsessed high schoolers, opens with familiar faces of pop feminism: Beyoncé and Billie Eilish. These are the faces Honor Rose (Angourie Rice from the Spider-man movies) sees on her wall as she goes through her long morning routine before senior year – white strips for her teeth, jade roller […]

Vengeance Review – BJ Novak’s Ambitious

PPositioning himself as the satirist we want and need right now, former actor and desktop writer BJ Novak certainly deserves points for his chutzpah. And while it deserved points for very little else in its failed anthology series The Premise, there’s a bit more to recommend in the murky new comedy thriller Vengeance, flashes of. […]

The 2022 Amman International Film Festiv...

Arab director Sally El-Hosaini’s ‘The Swimmers’ will open the Toronto Film Festival DUBAI: Egyptian-Welsh director Sally El-Hosaini’s drama ‘The Swimmers’ is due to open the Toronto Film Festival on September 8, which will also mark the film’s world premiere. The work is based on the true story of Syrian refugees Sarah and Yusra Mardini who […]

Alia Bhatt loves comedy movies and says ...

Alia Bhatt will soon be seen in darlings, alongside Shefali Shah and Vijay Varma. The film will be a murder mystery and will be released on August 5. With darlings, Alia Bhatt is making her producer debut, and ever since the drama teaser dropped on July 25, everyone’s been talking about it. Bhatt also makes […]

Deauville Film Festival unveils competit...

Gina Gammell and Riley Keough”war pony“, “Aftersun” by Charlotte Wells and Agnieszka Smoczyńska “The Silent Twinsare among the many first female feature films expected to compete at the Deauville American Film Festival. Eight titles out of 13 feature films will compete in Deauville as first films. “War Pony” had its world premiere at Un Certain […]

Arab films announced for the program of ...

Moroccan photographer M’hammed Kilito shortlisted for prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack award DUBAI: Documentary photographer M’hammed Kilito has been shortlisted for the 42nd edition of the prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack Prize. Born in Lviv, Ukraine, Kilito grew up in Rabat, Morocco, where he is now based. In his work he seeks to explore narratives relevant to […]

Alia Bhatt thinks that’s why she isn’t o

Alia Bhatt is the star of the moment. Its first Darlings production film is set to be released next month and the trailer is already receiving rave reviews on social media. Starring Alia, Darlings is a dark comedy that also stars Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew. In 10 years of career, Darlings is […]

Cambridge heads to Woods Hole for a film...

Film Ahead is a weekly column highlighting special events and repertoire programming for the discerning Camberville movie buff. It also includes capsule reviews of films that are not subject to a feature film review. local orientation A scene from “Free Renty: Lanier v. Harvard” by David Grubin. 31 Woods Hole Film Festival line up next […]

The 28th Sarajevo Film Festival announce...

07/22/2022 – From August 12 to 19, the festival will present 51 films in its four competitive sections, including 21 world premieres Actors Marija Pikić and Enes Kozličić in A balladby Aida Begic Now reaching its 28th edition, the Sarajevo Film Festival (August 12-19) announced its competition sections, where 51 films will compete for the […]

Sarajevo Film Festival sets competition ...

The Sarajevo Film Festival has unveiled its competition line-up for this year’s festival, starring Marie Kreutzer Bodice and the documentary “Liturgy Of Anti-Tank Obstacles” by Ukrainian filmmaker Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk selected in the feature and documentary categories respectively. A total of 51 films will compete for the festival’s coveted Heart Of Sarajevo awards in four competition […]

Riteish Deshmukh Recalls His Late Father...

Popular actor, Riteish Deshmukh is making headlines after his recent interview, where he spoke about when his father, late Vilasrao Deshmukh was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The exceptionally talented actor shared how he appeared in 4-5 sex comedy films even when his father was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Reflecting on the openness of […]

Actor Ek Villain Riteish Deshmukh Isn’t

Riteish Deshmukh is a Bollywood actor who during throughout his career, showcased his tremendous versatility. Mostly seen in comedy films, Riteish shone in other genres whenever called upon. ©Instagram Now, for anyone who remembers his early years, Ritiesh made back-to-back comedy thrillers, with movie audiences really taking notice of his performances. Obviously, his comedic timing […]

Aurora’s Sunrise presented at the Golden

YEREVAN—The Zoryan Institute is pleased to announce that the animated film Aurora sunrise was presented in the international competition of the 19th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival. The film was screened on July 14, 2022 in Yerevan, Armenia. Aurora sunrise is a historical animated documentary film about the life of Aurora Mardiganian, survivor of […]

The Zoryan Institute animated film prese...

Graphic “Aurora’s Sunrise” YEREVAN—The Zoryan Institute has announced that “Aurora’s Sunrise,” an animated film, has been screened in the international competition of the 19th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival. The film was screened on July 14 at 12:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., in Yerevan, Armenia. “Aurora’s Sunrise” is a historical animated documentary film about […]

Beer at the annual St. Barts festival ma...

When people grab a glass of beer this weekend at the Notre-Dame du Mont Carmel de la Saint-Barthélemy festival, they can shake hands with the farmers who grew the beans used to create it. “It doesn’t get more local than this,” said Alquin Heinnickel, who joined Crabtree’s Vince Mangini and other local farmers to grow […]

Kentucky State Fair is now recruiting fo...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky State Fair officials announced Friday that they are now receiving applications for hundreds of employees they plan to hire ahead of the annual summer festival. What do you want to know Dozens of roles are available with options for every shift, indoors or outdoors Candidates can apply in person, online or […]

These 11 comedy movies flopped at the bo...

There’s something about comedy movies. If done right, you can watch them again and again without getting bored. It can look rude or cringe if done over the top. But there is another section of comedy films. The ones that were box office disasters upon release. But over time, audiences warmed to these films and […]

26th Annual Festival of Words kicks off ...

Saskatchewan’s largest literary festival, the 26th annual Festival of Words, is set to take over Moose Jaw starting Thursday. Sarah Simison, general artistic director of the Festival of Words, says the event is full of activities to do. “We have almost 40 events that take place over four days and that includes programs for children, […]

Edinburgh International Film Festival un...

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) will open with After Sunfrom Edinburgh-born director Charlotte Wells. Wells is expected to attend the opening night gala screening, which will take place at the Vue Edinburgh Omni Centre, in person, alongside actors Paul Mescal and Frankie Corio. Winner of the Cannes Critics’ Week After Sun is Wells’ directorial […]

62nd Annual Dory Days Festival Schedule ...

This year marks the 62nd annual Dory Days festival and it’s packed with three days of fun for everyone in Pacific City, the quaint beach town in southern Tillamook County. This year’s event promises longstanding traditions like fish frying at the Kiawanda Community Center (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), traditional dory display at the hardware […]

Brian and Charles review – a very Britis

MThe archetypal tale of Ary Shelley’s “Modern Prometheus” is given an absurdist modern twist by actors and co-writers David Earl and Chris Hayward in this bizarre and extremely likable couple’s fable about an eccentric inventor and his ramshackle robot. Blending the charm of DIY physical comedy (there’s a touch of Quiet operationanthropomorphic drones in square […]

Brad Pitt-Starrer “Bullet Train” will ki

The Locarno Film Festival announced the full line-up and juries for its 75th edition, which is due to take place August 3-13. The festival will have a star-studded kick-off on August 3 with the international premiere of David Leitch’s action-comedy High-speed trainfeaturing Brad Pitt alongside an ensemble cast of Joey King, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, […]

Shahr International Airport The Film Fes...

TEHRAN – The Shahr International Film Festival has announced the official lineup for its eighth edition, which will take place in Tehran from July 18-22. 18 films, including six films by foreign filmmakers, will compete in the feature film category. The lineup includes Indian director Pradip Kurbah’s 2019 film “Market,” which depicts the lives of […]

The Gibraltar Body Art Association holds...

The Gibraltar Body Art Association held its ninth annual body art festival in May 2022. This year’s theme was “80’s Retro Neon” and nostalgia played a big part in many of the entries. Entries had three to ten hours to produce a final piece, which was then submitted to their respective judging team. “Like many […]

Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘A Rising

A rising furyThe strongest images of are cinema truth A rising fury is cinema verité in its most striking images of events captured in Ukraine’s war against Russian aggression. The documentary A rising fury collects first-hand accounts of battles and evacuations before Russia invaded Kyiv in February 2022. A Tribeca Film Festival film, it is […]

8 new musicals will be part of NAMT’s 34

Industry News 8 new musicals will be part of the 34th edition of NAMT Festival of New Musicals The festival will return to New World Stages in October with in-person performances. The National Alliance for Musical Theater (NAMT) has announced the new musicals that will be presented during the 34th edition Festival of New Musicalswho […]