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COMMENT: Indie Spirit Awards 2015

With the Independent Spirit Award nominations announcement comes the first significant marker for awards season, as pundits and prognosticators read the tea leaves for signs of relative health (or ailment) in each film’s march towards the Oscars.

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'Carol' director talks female-driven films at BAFTA event

Todd Haynes discussed his career at a BAFTA Life in Pictures event.

Captain America: Civil War

WATCH: 'Captain America: Civil War' first trailer

The titular Captain faces off against Iron Man in Marvel’s next superhero blockbuster.

Cast talk 'The Revenant' at LA screening

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu joined Leonardo DiCaprio and assorted cast and crew from his latest film on Monday to talk weather, guacamole and Swiss watches.

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IDFA: docs highlight refugee crisis

Three new documentary films highlight the plight of children caught up in the refugee crisis.


How to… Get out of a contract - avoiding common pitfalls

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Georgina Long, an associate at London law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains the process.

Jeremy Kay

Vive le cinema

Screen US editor Jeremy Kay highlights the best film contenders and considers the strength of human resolve in the wake of the Paris attacks.


'Brooklyn' cinematographer talks methods and movies

Yves Bélanger, the cinematographer behind Brooklyn, Wild, and Dallas Buyers Club discussed his work at a BAFTA masterclass event.

GALLERY: 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them' first look

The first images of Eddie Redmayne shooting JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off have been released.

Gods Of Egypt

'Gods Of Egypt' trailer

Lionsgate has unleashed the first trailer from its fantasy epic starring Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Brenton Thwaites.

Ewan McGregor and Liam Neeson

'Star Wars' masters reunite in Los Cabos

The Sea Of Cortez may inhabit a galaxy far, far away but it provided a suitable place for former Jedi masters Liam Neeson and Ewan McGregor to enjoy an impromptu spar at the weekend.

Matt Mueller

Film’s global language

Screen editor Matt Mueller on the foreign-language film race.

Corin Hardy talks 'The Hallow' with NFTS students

Corin Hardy has discussed the journey and film-making craft behind his debut The Hallow with NFTS students.

midnight sun

First look: Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger in 'Midnight Sun'

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: First image shows Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of Arnold, and Bella Thorne, in the title being shopped by Mister Smith at AFM.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Disney Japan releases new 'Star Wars' international trailer

Watch the international trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film, which is released Dec 18.

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Exclusive image: Rooney Mara's provocative drama gets new title

EXCLUSIVE IMAGE: Composer Jed Kurzel latest to join upcoming feature sold by WestEnd.

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Emma Watson meets Malala

The actress interviewed the Nobel Peace Prize winner in a live broadcast shown in UK theatres as part of the Into Film Festival.

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Disney releases first 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' trailer

The sequel to 2010’s Alice In Wonderland is set for release on May 27 2016.

Joanna Hogg (left) and Gayle Griffiths on set

Joanna Hogg remembers Gayle Griffiths

Filmmaker Joanna Hogg pays tribute to producer Gayle Griffiths, who died Oct 23 at the age of 49 after a battle with cancer. Griffths produced two of Hogg’s features, Archipelago and Exhibition.

Wolfgang Petersen

Wolfgang Petersen comes home

It’s a kind of closing of the circle for German-born Hollywood director Wolfgang Petersen with his latest film project Vier gegen die Bank.

The great digital debate

Screen editor Matt Mueller on the big questions hanging over the future of European independent film.


UK Film And TV Week Los Angeles

A reception at Craft in Century City hosted by the British Film Commission on October 28 gave participants in the UK Film & TV Week Los Angeles a chance to unwind after a week of networking.

CJ Obasi

CJ Obasi: moving beyond Nollywood

Nigerian filmmaker CJ Obasi made Nigeria’s first zombie film, Ojuju, which is set in a Lagos slum.

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James Bond's abandoned 'SPECTRE' mission from 1984

Screen International ad from 1984 offers glimpse of what could have been a precursor to the latest Bond film.

Star Wars The Force Awakens poster

Will 'Star Wars' become the highest-grossing film of all time?

Ahead of its release on December 18, Screen asked four experts whether Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens would take the global box office crown…

Screen Awards 2015 award

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015

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

Pablo Trapero and 'The Clan' star Guillermo Francella

'The Clan' wins GEMS audience award

Pablo Trapero’s Argentinian thriller and foreign-language Oscar submission prevailed in Miami at the weekend as the four-day festival came to an end.

Matt Parritt

How to… shoot your film on the street

Planning to shoot your film in a public area? Here some points to consider before you start, according to Matt Parritt, associate at law firm Harbottle & Lewis.

Monty Python And The Holy Grail

Academy webseries pays tribute to Monty Python

A new video in the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ webseries Moments That Changed The Movies tips its hat to Monty Python And The Holy Grail.