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‘Misbehaviour’ Giveaway: Win a Digital Code of the Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Movie and a Copy of the Autobiography It’s Based On

Well-behaved women rarely make history, and people who don’t enter contests for giveaways of free digital download codes never win them. But you have the chance to win a digital code for the Keira Knightley and Gugu Mbatha-Raw pageant drama Misbehaviour, as well as a copy of the autobiography on which it’s based. Read on […]

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Raw, former Film4 exec Katherine Butler joins The Ink Factory

‘American Animals’ producer to join in early 2020.The Ink Factory, the London and Los Angeles-based production company behind Fighting With My Family and The Night Manager, has hired Katherine Butler as creative director.Butler joins from American Animals-producer Raw, where she was scripted creative director, and will take up the newly-created position in early 2020. She […]

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Nadia Turincev, Omar El Kadi Launch First Slate at Easy Riders Films (Exclusive)

San Sebastian — Rouge International co-founder Nadia Turincev, whose credits included the Oscar-nominated “The Insult,” “Raw” and “Mimosas,” has teamed with Omar El Kadi, head of acquisitions and sales, Emea, at Lebanon’s Mc Distribution, to launch Easy Riders Films, a new Paris-based production company.If Easy Riders Films first titles are anything to go by – […]

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Film Review: ‘Girls With Balls’

Festival midnight slates are always teeming with Z-grade splatter comedies like “Girls with Balls,” which offer the uncomplicated pleasure of attractive young people fighting for their lives in the great outdoors. But first-time director Olivier Afonso, a skilled makeup-effects artist on such films as “Raw” and “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” could have complicated […]

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Film News Roundup: ‘Three Identical Strangers’ Feature Adaptation Taps ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer

In today’s film news roundup, “Three Identical Strangers” is moving ahead, Skeet Ulrich has been cast with Tom Hanks, the “Minions” sequel has been titled and “Vegas Dave” is getting a movie.McCarten Attached“Bohemian Rhapsody” screenwriter Anthony McCarten will write and produce the feature adaptation of the documentary “Three Identical Strangers.”Raw, Film4 and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment […]

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‘Three Identical Strangers’ Is Being Made Into a Feature, Because Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Truth is stranger than fiction, so it’s only a matter of time before compelling true stories get turned into narratives. Such is the case with “Three Identical Strangers,” a genuinely hard-to-believe documentary about triplets separated at birth who only learned of their siblings’ existence 20 years later — and the circumstances of their adoption. Raw, […]

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A Brief History of Movies So Unsettling They Caused People to Faint, Vomit, or Even Die

Among the many differences between William Friedkin’s newest film and his most famous, one is considerably more visceral than the rest: “The Devil and Father Amorth” probably won’t make anybody faint and/or vomit. The Academy Award–winning director has revisited “The Exorcist” 45 years later with a documentary about an actual priest who performs actual exorcisms, […]

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Netflix Reveals 10 Movies Viewers Find Too Scary to Finish, Including ‘The Conjuring’ and ‘Raw’

Everyone wants to watch a scary movie until they’re actually watching one. Forbes has a list of 10 movies that Netflix says many users find too scary to finish, from recent favorites (“Raw”) to infamous gross-outs (“The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence”), as well as the underlying methodology: Only movies that viewers made it most […]

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Uwe Boll Accuses Paul Thomas Anderson of Ripping Off His ‘BloodRayne’ Poster for ‘Phantom Thread’

“Phantom Thread” is one of 2017’s most acclaimed films, with near-unanimous praise from critics and a slew of Oscar nominations to show for it. One person who isn’t impressed with the fashion-world period piece is Uwe Boll, who’s taken to Twitter to accuse Paul Thomas Anderson of basing the film’s poster on the one-sheet for […]

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