Following three successful years incorporating an online screening experience to the regular programming of the Venice Film Festival, the Biennale has announced that its innovative Sala Web initiative will return this year for the 72nd edition of the Mostra, in collaboration with Festival Scope, the online platform for film professionals.
100 years after her birth, Ingrid Bergman gives her blessing to the Cannes Film Festival every day from her portrait in its official poster. A documentary with access to her huge archive reveals the woman and mother behind the star.
Yorgos Lanthimos’s fourth feature film is taking part in the Cannes Film Festival competition section, 17 years after Theo Angeolopoulos won the Palme d’Or with ‘Eternity and a Day’.
With five major awards, Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Ida” was the great winner at the 27th European Film Awards, in a ceremony that took place at Riga’s National Latvian Opera and was unexpectedly funny and upbeat thanks to the German host Thomas Hermanns.
Jaime Lannister simply can’t save this film. Even though the Danish ‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau puts in a sturdy performance and is perhaps the best this film has to offer, Susanne Bier continues to disappoint with another drama fit for desperate housewives.