UK women in film call for end to harassment ahead of Baftas

Several Bafta attendees will bring activists with them to this year’s ceremony.Ahead of tonight’s Bafta Film Awards in London, 190 women from the film, theatre and TV industries have co-signed an open letter calling for an end to harassment, abuse and impunity.Signees include Gemma Arterton, Amma Asante, Gemma Chan, Noma Dumezweni, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley, […]

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Anne Hathaway in Talks to Star in Dee Rees’ ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’

Anne Hathaway is in negotiations to star in “Mudbound” director Dee Rees’ “The Last Thing He Wanted,” based on the Joan Didion political thriller. Elevated’s Cassian Elwes will produce and The Fyzz Facility’s Wayne Marc Godfrey and Robert Jones will produce and finance. Bloom is introducing the project to buyers in Berlin.Marco Villalobos penned the […]

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U.S. director Bennett Miller, British Costume Designer Sandy Powell Set For Qumra

U.S. director Bennett Miller (“Foxcatcher”) and Oscar-winning British costume designer Sandy Powell (“The Aviator”) have been recruited by the Doha Film Institute to give master classes and mentoring sessions during the Doha Film Institute’s annual Qumra event which has also announced participating projects for the event which blends creative workshop and festival elements.Miller and Powell […]

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‘Everything Sucks!’: How Blockbuster and Ace of Base Heighten the Emotional Ending — Spoilers

I’m not sure if you noticed, but “Everything Sucks!” takes place in the ’90s. I know, I know. It’s quite a revelation, given how subtly the new Netflix comedy incorporates its period appropriate props and dialogue. But among the many, many casual and clunky references to an emerging narrative source of millennial nostalgia, two nods […]

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‘The Game Changers’ First Clip: James Cameron Exec Produces Vegan Action Doc – Berlin

Exclusive: Veganism is becoming one of the most popular trends in the food world, which bodes well for The Game Changers, a documentary exec produced by James Cameron about how plant-based diets can improve physical performance. You can watch an exclusive clip above. The documentary, which is directed by The Cove director Louie Psihoyos, tells […]

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