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bloomberg.com - Sebastian Tong - Dave Chappelle Says His New Film Shunned by Film Distributors
Dave Chappelle Says His New Film Shunned by Film Distributors
Bloomberg

Dave Chappelle said a documentary about him is being shunned by movie distributors following accusations of transphobia over his latest Netflix comedy special and that it will instead debut via single-day screenings in 10 American cities. Film…

un.org - Netflix & UNESCO Short Film Competition
Netflix & UNESCO Short Film Competition
United Nations

Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition titled “African Folktales, Reimagined” across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and…

news18.com - Entertainment Bureau - Aryan Khan Case: Director Sanjay Gupta Slams Film Industry's 'Silence During Crisis
Aryan Khan Case: Director Sanjay Gupta Slams Film Industry's 'Silence During Crisis
News18.com

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta, known for making gangster movies like Kaante, Shootout at Lokhandwala and Mumabi Saga, has come out in support of Shah Rukh Khan as his son Aryan, 23, is arrested in a drugs-on-cruise case by the Narcotics Control Bureau…

avclub.com - Gabrielle Sanchez - Kristen Stewart says she's only made 'five really good films' throughout her career
Kristen Stewart says she's only made 'five really good films' throughout her career
The A.V. Club

Ahead of the U.S. debut of her enthralling and Oscar-worthy performance as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín's biopic Spencer, Kristen Stewart is acknowledging the elephant in the room: her career hasn't really been filled with critically…

nbcnews.com - Daniel Arkin - Why are real guns still used on film sets? In wake of 'Rust' shooting, their future is in question
Why are real guns still used on film sets? In wake of 'Rust' shooting, their future is in question
NBC News

Hollywood's technical maestros use computers to create eye-popping visual effects: the giant sandworms of “Dune,” the alien invaders of “A Quiet Place,” the majestic dragons of Marvel's “Shang-Chi.” So why…

austinchronicle.com - Austin Film Festival Review: C'mon C'mon
Austin Film Festival Review: C'mon C'mon
The Austin Chronicle

The pitch for C'mon C'mon isn't surprising territory for director Mike Mills to be preoccupied with: the heartwarming story about middle-aged bachelor Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) who is entrusted with watching his nephew Jesse (Woody Norman), whom he…

independent.co.uk - Annabel Nugent - Eternals branded Marvel's 'most disappointing film' ever in critical reviews
Eternals branded Marvel's 'most disappointing film' ever in critical reviews
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice Reviews for Eternals continue to roll in – and it appears that…

independent.co.uk - Peony Hirwani - Indian jury rejected film as Oscar entry for projecting 'hatred towards British'
Indian jury rejected film as Oscar entry for projecting 'hatred towards British'
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice An Indian jury passed up Sardar Udham as the country's official entry…

marketplace.org - Coming soon to 250 AMC cinemas: English subtitles on every film
Coming soon to 250 AMC cinemas: English subtitles on every film
Marketplace

AMC, the country's largest movie theater operator, is introducing open captioning — English subtitles, in other words — to help the tens of millions of Americans who've experienced some level of hearing loss. AMC will roll it out at…

austinchronicle.com - Austin Film Festival Review: Larry Flynt for President
Austin Film Festival Review: Larry Flynt for President
The Austin Chronicle

In 1984, America blanched at the idea of making a foul-mouthed businessman president. Not to suggest that Hustler publisher and professional provocateur Larry Flynt would have made for a good commander-in-chief, but new documentary Larry Flynt for…

newsobserver.com - Jessica Banov - Scotty McCreery's hit 'Five More Minutes' inspires Hallmark film. We've got details.
Scotty McCreery's hit 'Five More Minutes' inspires Hallmark film. We've got details.
NewsObserver.com

It's been four years since the song “Five More Minutes” gave Scotty McCreery his first No. 1 single on the Billboard country chart. Next month, the song will serve as the title and inspiration for a movie on the Hallmark Movies &…

deadline.com - Pete Hammond - Academy Museum Announces Six Week Film Series And Symposium On Impact Of Austrian Jews In Hollywood From Wilder To Zinnemann
Academy Museum Announces Six Week Film Series And Symposium On Impact Of Austrian Jews In Hollywood From Wilder To Zinnemann
Deadline

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be taking a trip to Vienna for a six week programming initiative including a symposium and film series with a distinct cinematic connection to that fabled Austrian city. The Museum today announced the…

kunm.org - Rachel Treisman - Top film school honors Halyna Hutchins with a scholarship for female cinematographers
Top film school honors Halyna Hutchins with a scholarship for female cinematographers
KUNM

The American Film Institute has created a scholarship in honor of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who died on the set of Rust when Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun. 'As is profoundly true in the art of cinematography, words alone cannot…

independent.co.uk - Joe Sommerlad - Everything we know about the tragic Alec Baldwin shooting on film set
Everything we know about the tragic Alec Baldwin shooting on film set
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice Actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed the cinematographer of his new movie…

metro.co.uk - Jeff Parsons - Polar bear stalking and killing reindeer filmed for the first time
Polar bear stalking and killing reindeer filmed for the first time
Metro.co.uk

Dramatic footage of a polar bear hunting and killing a full grown reindeer has been captured for the first time. The apex predator can be seen swimming after its prey before killing it and dragging it back to land. The polar bear then rips the poor…

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