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LATEST FILM NEWS HEADLINES

Swiss Army Man

Picturehouse, A24 team for UK release of 'Swiss Army Man'

29-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman, Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: UK and US distributors partner on release of Sundance winner starring Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano.

venice vfm market

Venice unveils 2016 market projects

29-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Venice Production Bridge will incorporate Gap Financing Market and Final Cut events.

Disney names third 'Avengers' instalment

29-Jul-2016 | By

Executives at Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on Friday revealed the new title for what was previously known as Avengers: Infinity War Part I.

The Wailing

'The Wailing' wins top awards at BIFAN

29-Jul-2016 | By

Na Hong Jin’s fantasy horror took the best film prize and audience award.

Agnieszka Holland

Agnieszka Holland, Bodo Kox present projects at Polish Days

29-Jul-2016 | By

Projects from directors Bodo Kox and Adrian Panek are also being introduced.

King Of The Belgians

Be For Films picks up Venice Orizzonti selection 'King Of Belgians'

29-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Road trip comedy drama stars Peter Van den Begin as the Belgian head of state.

Dogwoof inks 'Where To Invade Next' deal with VoD platform Wuaki.tv

29-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

The deal will also see titles from Dogwoof’s back catalogue appear on the service.

Shelter

Arrow Films bolsters exec team

29-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Distributor has made four hires, including Mike Hewitt from Universal.

Distant Barking Of Dogs

Nordisk Panorama unveils pitch titles, competition line-ups

29-Jul-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Projects include The Distant Barking of Dogs, from The Act of Killing production company Final Cut For Real.

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears to receive honorary Sarajevo award

29-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

British director’s latest film, Florence Foster Jenkins, to screen at the festival’s open air theatre.

Hema Hema Sing Me a Song While I Wait

'Hema Hema' to world premiere at Locarno Open Doors

29-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Executive producer Jeremy Thomas to present world premiere of Bhutan film.

KICKS

D Films acquires 'Kicks' for Canada

28-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The edgy distributor has picked up Canadian rights to Justin Tipping’s coming-of-age drama and winner of the best cinematography in a US narrative feature prize at Tribeca.

Bad Blood

Shoreline Entertainment bites into 'Bad Blood'

28-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Morris Ruskin’s Los Angeles-based company has picked up worldwide sales rights to the genre film following its international premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival last week.

Leicester Square London

Cineworld completes $124m deal for five Empire cinemas

28-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Acqusitions include the nine-screen Empire Leicester Square [pictured], while Cineworld Haymarket will be taken over by Empire.

The Young Pope

Sky profits break $2bn

28-Jul-2016 | By Peter White, Broadcast

The pay-TV broadcaster saw profits surge 12% over the last year.

 El Hombre De Las Mil Caras

San Sebastian unveils 2016 Spanish selection

28-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Three Spanish titles will compete for this year’s Golden Shell.

A House Is Not A Home

MVD Entertainment picks up 'A House Is Not A Home'

28-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray directed the horror film by DeInstitutionalized starring Bill Cobbs, Richard Grieco and Eddie Steeples.

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone headed to Zurich fest with 'Snowden'

28-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley also set to attend.

Secret Cinema Dirty Dancing

Secret Cinema’s 'Dirty Dancing' closes with $2.5m box office

28-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Takings beat original 1987 release and 2007 re-release combined.

Battle of the Sexes

Sierra/Affinity dances with silver dollar comedy 'Poms'

27-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: US-UK production about a 60+ cheerleading squad is to be directed by The Battle Of The Sexes’ Zara Hayes.

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Bad Moms

'Bad Moms': Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dirs/scrs: Jon Lucas & Scott Moore. US. 2016. 100mins

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NEWS IN BRIEF

The Beatles

US Briefs: Shea Stadium concert film to accompany theatrical release of Beatles doc Video

Plus: beIN Network to launch Dreamworks channel in Middle East, North Africa; and more…

DIGITAL EDITIONS

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Jerusalem 2016: Screen's dailies

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COMMENT/BLOGS

William Sargent

Framestore CEO William Sargent looks to the future of film

13-Jul-2016 | By William Sargent

Films will soon exist in formats we can’t yet even imagine. Fundamental change will help meet the challenge, writes Framestore CEO and co-founder Sir William Sargent.

Top Of The Lake

Why are so many film producers getting into TV?

29-Jun-2016 | By Askandar Samad, Reed Smith LLP

COMMENT: Askandar Samad, partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, considers the driving forces that are luring more UK film producers to TV.

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Ricardo Darin

Ricardo Darín: "I'm fine filming in Spanish, thank you"

Wild Tales star talks Hollywood, playing the Argentinian president in his next film and which directors he would most like to work with.

Jeremy Isaacs

Jeremy Isaacs talks Channel 4 privatisation, 'The World At War' and director Jack Gold

Founding chief executive of Channel 4 discusses potential privatisation and career highlights.

Realive

Fantasia: Mateo Gil talks sci-fi 'Realive' and regular collaborator Alejandro Amenábar

Spanish writer-director’s futuristic spin on the Frankenstein story received its world premiere in Montreal on Saturday [July 23].

Bed of the Dead

Fantasia: 'Bite' team on genre challenges and a "game changer"

Rising Canadian outfit Black Fawn Films discuss their Fantasia world premiere Bed Of The Dead and challenges and opportunities in the genre space today.

Comic-Con

Comic-Con: searching for gems among the tentpoles

In the last few years, Hollywood has learned to play alongside TV in the Comic-Con sandbox. This year, it will have to settle for second best.

Padilha

José Padilha talks Netflix series, 'Entebbe' and Hollywood battles

“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.

SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2016: first wave of judges revealed Video

Deadline approaching for film industry awards.

Screen Awards 2015 award

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

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