Terminally ill Star Wars fan who saw new film before release dies

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Terminally ill Star Wars fan who saw new film before release dies
Daniel Fleetwood, who had an aggressive form of lung cancer, dies after being granted dying wish to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens A terminally ill Star Wars fan, who was Ashleys post on Facebook. Photograph: Ashley Fleetwood Facebook He passed in his sleep and in peace. He will always be my idol and my […]

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Youve Been Trumped Too: its the film Donald Trump doesnt want you to see | Anthony Baxter

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Youve Been Trumped Too: its the film Donald Trump doesnt want you to see | Anthony Baxter
When I found out about Trumps treatment of a Scottish family in his attempt to force them off their land I had to make a film about it. Now he wants to sue Donald Trump is threatening to sue movie theatres, reporters or anyone who repeats the allegations made in my new film Youve Been […]

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Whose Streets? review: searing film gives a voice to the people of Ferguson

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Whose Streets? review: searing film gives a voice to the people of Ferguson
Sabaah Folayan and Damon Daviss outstanding documentary, which has premiered at Sundance, gets to the heart of the St Louis suburb rocked by the police shooting of Michael Brown The common protest chant Whose streets? Our streets! isnt heard in Whose Streets? until nearly the end, but perhaps the more relevant question is: Whose cameras? […]

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Dunkirk: the film that has rightwing writers itching for a culture war

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Dunkirk: the film that has rightwing writers itching for a culture war
The left hasnt been as upset about Christopher Nolans film as conservative writers appear to have expected but theyre fighting back anyway Christopher Nolans film Delingpole: Not Enough Women, People of Color in Dunkirk, USA Today Complains Publication: Breitbart Author: James Delingpole made his name as a climate change troll across the pond. Now he […]

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Quentin Tarantino to make Manson murders film

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Quentin Tarantino to make Manson murders film
Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt among star names linked to story of brutal hippie-cult killings of Sharon Tate and friends Quentin Tarantino is developing a film about the Manson family murders. According to Roman Polanski carried out by followers of Deadline reports that Margot Robbie has been approached to play Tate, while the Hollywood Reporter […]

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Mental health experts criticise new Netflix film about anorexic girl

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Mental health experts criticise new Netflix film about anorexic girl
To the Bone, starring Lily Collins, could glamourise eating disorders and should come with trigger warning, charities say Mental health experts have said a Netflix trailer for a film about a teenage girl with anorexia could trigger psychological issues for sufferers and should come with a warning. To the Bone, which is released next month, […]

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: hackers threaten to post film online unless Disney pays ransom

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: hackers threaten to post film online unless Disney pays ransom
Hollywood Reporter says CEO Bob Iger has told employees that film would be released in segments online unless hackers were paid in bitcoin Hackers claim to have plundered Walt Disneys forthcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film and are threatening to release it unless the studio pays a ransom, it was reported on Monday. Bob Iger, […]

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Zac Efron to play Ted Bundy in film about American serial killer

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Zac Efron to play Ted Bundy in film about American serial killer
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile will be directed by Joe Berlinger and be told from the point of view of Bundys girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer Zac Efron is set to star as Ted Bundy in a new film about the American serial killer. The drama, titled Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, will be told […]

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Hillary Clinton in surprise Tribeca appearance for Bigelow elephant film

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Hillary Clinton in surprise Tribeca appearance for Bigelow elephant film
Defeated presidential candidate discusses The Protectors: Walk in the Rangers Shoes, a short VR film about the fight against poaching and the ivory trade The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage. […]

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China’s Hollywood film quota to expand after Trump trade deal

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China’s Hollywood film quota to expand after Trump trade deal
Donald Trump and Chinese premier Xi Jinping agree an increase in Hollywood imports, up from the current 34 a year, as part of recent trade talks China is set to allow the release of more Hollywood films as part of a trade pact with the United States. held very frank and very positive discussions with […]

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Zootopia: Total Recall screenwriter alleges Disney stole idea for film

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Zootopia: Total Recall screenwriter alleges Disney stole idea for film
Gary L Goldman says he twice pitched treatment to studio, but Disney says his claims on hit film are unprincipled Disney are being sued by a Hollywood screenwriter, who claims the studio stole his idea for has filed a federal lawsuit that accuses Disney of taking the animated films title, treatment, character designs and lines […]

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Moonlight’s Oscars shine may not be enough to save Florida film industry

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Moonlight’s Oscars shine may not be enough to save Florida film industry
Proposed bill could cut financial incentives for production companies, costing the state billions in revenue and local artists the chance to share their stories With three Oscar wins from eight nominations, the success of the gritty coming-of-age drama Moonlight at last months Academy awards should have been a celebration of a thriving Florida film industry, […]

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Prosecutor says films edit of Michael Brown shooting distorts incident

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Prosecutor says films edit of Michael Brown shooting distorts incident
Film-maker Jason Pollock stands by documentary Stranger Fruit, after prosecutor says surveillance footage of Ferguson incident is deceptive and dangerous A prosecutor was critical Monday of store surveillance footage from a new documentary about the

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Roe v Wade: Suffragette producers to make film about abortion ruling

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Roe v Wade: Suffragette producers to make film about abortion ruling
Story will centre on Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who represented Norma McCorvey in landmark case that paved way for abortion rights across US The producers of Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that gave every woman in the US the right to have an abortion. Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who represented Jane Roe (real […]

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Oscars: Academy ‘deeply regrets’ best film fiasco as accountant is blamed

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Oscars: Academy ‘deeply regrets’ best film fiasco as accountant is blamed
Apology comes as PwC says company partner Brian Cullinan handed wrong envelope naming La La Land not Moonlight to presenters The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologised to the casts and crews of La La Land and Moonlight and said it deeply regrets the mistakes that led to Warren Beatty and Faye […]

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Razzies: Hillary’s America and Batman v Superman tie in worst-film awards

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Razzies: Hillary’s America and Batman v Superman tie in worst-film awards
Dinesh DSouza attack on Democrat named worst film of 2016 while DC Comics blockbuster is worst remake, rip-off or sequel Dinesh DSouzas documentary attack on Hillary Clinton has tied with the DC Comics blockbuster the Oscars, named controversial conservative commentator and author, was named worst actor for his narration and worst director alongside Bruce Schooley. […]

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Swedish police comments ‘taken out of context’ in film cited by Trump

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Swedish police comments ‘taken out of context’ in film cited by Trump
Officers interviewed for documentary cited by US president as evidence of violence by refugees accuse film-maker of bad journalism Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/20/swedish-police-comments-taken-out-of-context-in-film-cited-by-trump

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Why a rising numbers of criminals are using Facebook Live to film their acts

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Why a rising numbers of criminals are using Facebook Live to film their acts
Police get a break as digitally savvy criminals who cant resist the lure of an audience broadcast acts as serious as rape and torture. But why do they do it? This week three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of Facebook Live allows anyone to broadcast a video directly from their smartphone to […]

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Steve Bannon’s Islamophobic film script just one example of anti-Muslim views

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Steve Bannon’s Islamophobic film script just one example of anti-Muslim views
The man who once imagined a global war between the Judeo-Christian west and jihadist Islamic fascism is now Trumps top adviser. Heres a selection of anti-Muslim remarks he has made in the past The emergence this week of a script for an Islamophobic film written a decade ago by Steve Bannon, Washington Post. The film […]

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