Tag: cinema news
Berlinale Winners Recapped
The 73rd Berlinale: A Look at the Main Prize Winners The Berlin International Film Festival 2023 Award Ceremony took place on 25th February. Actress Kristen Stewart served as president of a seven-person international jury. The prize ceremony has often had some unusual choices for winners and this year was no exception. The Golden Bear for […]
The second segment of the Chat Cinema Podcast with Jeff Jur from the Anamorphic Cafe Lounge in Berlin. The award-winning cinematographer answers questions about achieving the overall look of the hit Netflix show. Click below for the episode.
Femme moves to 2023
I interviewed filmmakers Sam Freeman and Ng Ping for a Chat Cinema podcast last year. The BAFTA nominees had completed their short film noir FEMME. Fast forward to this week, the duo unrolled their feature debut FEMME at the Berlinale. A continuation on the sexual repression theme from the duo’s first work, the longer version […]
The Future Talks To Today
Short listed for the 2023 Oscar, ALMOST HOME is a the present day topical sci-fi short film from Nils Keller explores decisions and relationships in the future on spaceship. A interview with director Nils Keller. A very today reference set in the future, how did you develop this storyline? The idea for ALMOST HOME was […]
Awards + Uncertainty
This Award Season reflects life, uncertainty. Trying to decipher a front runner in the race has confounded critics and filmgoers. Tar and Everything Everywhere All at Once seem sure bets as does Braden Fraser and Ke Huy Quan are nods bets. Cate Blanchette, Michelle Yeoh and Danielle Deadwyler for the little seen Till are front […]
Family, Life and Excess
“Family Is Family”. A family can be a source of inspiration for artists. Morgane Dziurla-Petit’s family inspired work Excess Will Save Us is an examination of close relationship and manipulations. From a small French Village Petit points a lens at inhabitants whipped up by paranoia by far off event. However, in this story, who are […]
UTAMA on Chat Cinema
For this episode of Chat Cinema, a conversation with Director Alejandro Loayza Grisi about his highly acclaimed film UTAMA. The Bolivian film has been selected for entry for Best International Film Oscar.
Jean Luc Godard 2022
French Avant Gard filmmaker Jean Luc Goddard passes away today. The influential filmmaker inspired generations. As a director he broke all the rules becoming a major a reference point in cinema world. Check out our Chat Cinema Podcasts on our YouTube Channel.
Benetonville Fest Highlights
For its eighth annual edition, the Bentonville Film Festival once again purported to be all-inclusive. Its tagline reads: ‘Championing Women and Diverse Voices’. Academy Award winner Geena Davis chairs this festival in Arkansas State. Physical events took place from June 22nd-26th, with virtual events running to July 3rd. The Competition Narrative entry The Unknown […]
DIVA in 2022
An extraordinary film released in 1981, Jean-Jacques Beineix‘s DIVA is a classic example of Cinema Du Look. Expressive, colorful, romantic. The French thriller is the story of an Opera Singer and a secret tape. Released by Rialto Pictures in the US.