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Roman Polanski Draws Protests, Wins Prizes at Stormy Cesar Awards

The stormiest and most beleaguered Cesar Awards ever took place in Paris on Friday, with “Les Miserables” being named 2019’s best French film while protesters lined the streets outside the Salle Pleyel protesting the nominations for Roman Polanski’s “J’accuse,” which is known as “An Officer and a Spy” outside France.Despite the furor, Polanski won two […]

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‘The Traitor,’ ‘An Officer and a Spy,’ ‘Pain and Glory’ Lead European Film Awards Race

Marco Bellocchio’s “The Traitor,” Roman Polanski’s “An Officer and a Spy” and Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” lead the race for the 32nd European Film Awards with four nominations apiece in the major categories. The awards, voted on by more than 3,600 members of the European Film Academy, will be presented at the awards ceremony […]

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‘The Traitor,’ ‘An Officer and a Spy,’ ‘Pain and Glory’ Lead European Film Awards Race

Marco Bellocchio’s “The Traitor,” Roman Polanski’s “An Officer and a Spy” and Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” lead the race for the 32nd European Film Awards with four nominations apiece in the major categories. The awards, voted on by more than 3,600 members of the European Film Academy, will be presented at the awards ceremony […]

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‘Pain & Glory,’ ‘Les Miserables,’ & ‘The Traitor’ Get 2019 European Film Awards Boost

The nominations for the 2019 European Film Awards were announced on Saturday morning at the Seville Film Festival and in no surprise, Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory” took four nods including European Film, European Director (Almodovar), European Actor (Antonio Banderas) and European Screenwriter (Almodovar). Two other films surprised with four nominations including the top prize; […]

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‘Joker’ Wins Golden Lion, Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

“Joker” from director Todd Phillips won the Golden Lion, and “J’Accuse,” or “An Officer and a Spy,” from director Roman Polanski has won the Grand Jury Prize, the festival’s runner up prize, at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival.The comic book film starring Joaquin Phoenix in an origin story of the iconic Batman […]

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Photos From the 2019 Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival premieres a slate of some of 2019’s buzziest films, including “The Truth,” “Joker,” “Ad Astra” and “Marriage Story.” Check out a gallery of the stars hitting Italy’s most prestigious film festival.More from VarietyRoman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ Pre-Sells to Raft of Territories (Exclusive)Venice Film Review: Brad Pitt in ‘Ad […]

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