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Women Filmmakers Win Big, ‘Aftersun’ Takes Top Prize at British Independent Film Awards (Complete Winners List)

It was an historic night for female filmmakers at the British Independent Film Awards, with 10 of the night’s biggest awards going to women or films directed by them. The biggest winner of the night was “Aftersun,” which won Best British Independent Film, as well as Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Debut Director for […]

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‘Black Adam’ Rules U.K. Box Office

Warner Bros.’ “Black Adam” made a powerful debut atop the U.K. and Ireland box office with £5.6 million (6.4 million), according to numbers released by Comscore.Disney’s Venice winner “The Banshees Of Inisherin,” starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, had a strong second place debut with £1.6 million.In third position, Sony’s “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” collected £1.4 […]

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At Long Last, Specialized Cinema Is Poised for Its Comeback. Right?

If the specialized theatrical market is to make a comeback, it will never get a better opportunity than right now.This month will see a glut of critically embraced theatrical debuts — more than we’ve seen in three years. These include “TÁR” (Focus), “The Banshees of Inisherin” (Searchlight), “Aftersun” (A24), “Triangle of Sadness” (Neon), “Till” (United […]

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Park Chan-Wook’s Decision To Leave Is The Funniest Sad Movie You’ll See This Year [Fantastic Fest]

After an extremely painfully awkward (and long) lead-in by Tim League, legendary director Park Chan-wook took the stage at Fantastic Fest 2022 to introduce his new film, “Decision to Leave.” Director Park told us that one thing we should know about his latest is that it might be his funniest film yet. He added that people […]

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The Oscars Go Global, and ‘Parasite’ Was Just the Beginning

In the modern Oscar season, there are two camps: One wants to see old-school Hollywood studio filmmaking return to the forefront, with “Top Gun: Maverick” leading the charge. The other, galvanized by the success of “Parasite,” “Roma,” and “Drive My Car” and their migration beyond the Best International Feature Film category, wants to see the […]

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Oscars Race: Korea Submits Park Chan-wook’s ‘Decision to Leave’ for Best International Feature Film

South Korea has selected Park Chan-wook’s “Decision to Leave” as its national contender in the International Feature Film section of the Academy Awards. The film had its world premiere in competition at Cannes and earned Park the festival’s best director award.Announcement of the decision was made on Thursday evening by the Korean Film Council (Kofic).“All […]

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‘Top Gun Maverick’ Reclaims Korea Box Office Crown on Slower Weekend

“Top Gun Maverick” reclaimed the lead at the South Korea box office as “Thor: Love and Thunder” slowed rapidly and Korean cinemas endured a weekend that slowed the recent recovery trend.“Top Gun Maverick” earned 5.77 million between Friday and Sunday, in its fourth week of release in Korea, according to data from Kobis, the tracking […]

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Cannes award-winners to compete at Jerusalem Film Festival 2022

International competition titles include ‘Broker’ and ‘Decision To Leave’ from South Korea.Jerusalem Film Festival (Jff) has revealed the line-up of international competition titles for its 39th edition, which includes several award-winners from this year’s Cannes.Ten features will compete in the international competition of Jff, which is set to host its 39th edition from July 21-31.These […]

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‘Top Gun Maverick’ Fires Off 9.7 Million Second Weekend Ahead of ‘Decision to Leave’ at Korean Box Office

“Top Gun Maverick” flew even higher on its second weekend at the Korean box office, holding on to the top spot and fractionally increasing its gross take. The sky-high performance was more than enough to overshadow the otherwise promising opening of Park Chan-wook’s “Decision to Leave.”“Top Gun Maverick” earned 9.72 million between Friday and Sunday, […]

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tvN Loads up on Korean Blockbusters, iQiyi Int’l Focuses on Southeast Asia – Global Bulletin

Korean Movies UpcomingCj Enm Hong Kong has secured the first and exclusive Pay TV, pay-per-view, video-on-demand and over-the-top (Ott) rights in key Southeast Asia markets to a slate of current and upcoming South Korean films. These are to play on the tvN Movies channel in Southeast Asia. Titles include: “The Roundup” (a.k.a. “The Outlaws 2”), […]

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