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New Cinderella 2014 International Movie Trailer Released Yesterday

17 December 2014 2:06 PM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, Walt Disney Pictures dropped this new, international movie trailer (below) for their upcoming "Cinderella" drama/fantasy flick, and it serves up new, unseen footage of the classic fairytale story. The fairy godmother shows up to transform Cinderella's whole look so she can attend the ball. She meets the handsome prince. The whole 9 yards. Check it out,below. The movie stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Stellan Skarsgård, Derek Jacobi, Nonso Anozie, Holliday Grainger, Lily James, Richard Madden, and Sophie McShera. The new flick revolves around young Ella whose merchant father remarries following the tragic death of her mother. Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters Anastasia and Drisella into the family home. But, when Ella's father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. It's due to hit theaters on March 13th, »

- Andre Braddox

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The clock strikes 12 on Lily James in new Cinderella trailer

16 December 2014 8:43 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Disney's Cinderella has released a new trailer.

Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and Game of Thrones' Richard Madden star in Kenneth Branagh's live action adaptation.

The film follows the classic Charles Perrault fairytale, with Downton Abbey's James taking on the title role of the downtrodden young woman.

Blanchett plays her wicked stepmother, with Holliday Grainger and Sophie McShera as the stepsisters, Madden as Prince Charming and Bonham Carter as Cinderella's fairy godmother.

Hayley Atwell, Stellan Skarsgård and Derek Jacobi also make appearances in the movie.

Cinderella will open on March 13 in the Us and March 27 in the UK. Watch a previous trailer for the movie below: »

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New Cinderella International Trailer Features More Magic, Spectacle

16 December 2014 8:18 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Disney has released a new international trailer for director Kenneth Branagh’s live-action Cinderella, this time with considerably more magic.  The film finds Downton Abbey alum Lily James filling the titular role, while Cate Blanchett takes on the part of the evil stepmother and Game of ThronesRichard Madden (The King of the North!) plays Prince Charming.  The first trailer wasn’t particularly encouraging as it simply looked like a scene-by-scene recreation of the animated film, but this new international trailer shows the spectacle and wonder that Branagh brings to the story in live-action form.  I’d still really like to see the version that Mark Romanek was planning, but I imagine the audience for this kind of big, sweeping, romantic iteration will be quite large. Check out the new Cinderella trailer after the jump.  The film also stars Helena Bonham CarterHayley AtwellStellan Skarsgard, Holiday Grainger, Nonso Anozie and Sophie McShera. »

- Adam Chitwood

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New Trailer For Live Action 'Cinderella'

16 December 2014 5:30 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A new international trailer is now online for Disney’s live-action "Cinderella." The film stars Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera, Derek Jacobi and Helena Bonham-Carter.

The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying words and to “have courage and be kind.”

She »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Watch: Disney Brings The Magic In New Trailer For Live Action 'Cinderella'

16 December 2014 5:07 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

One of the more unlikely movies hitting next year's Berlin Film Festival is "Cinderella," but it does have some cinephile points going for it. Respected actor, director, and Shakespeare fan Kenneth Branagh is at the helm, and the cast includes folks like Cate Blachett (who will also be in Berlin with Terrence Malick's "Knight Of Cups"), Helena Bonham Carter, Stellan Skarsgard, and Derek Jacobi in roles. But let's face it, this is still a Disney blockbuster at the end of the day and once again, the studio is hoping a live action take on an old story will bring in the bucks, not unlike this years's "Sleeping Beauty" prequel, "Maleficent." A new international trailer has arrived for the film, and Disney has given a VFX boost to their classic animated version. However, for all the handsome production design on display, the earnest performance from lead Lily James, and Blanchett »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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New trailer for Disney’s live-action Cinderella

16 December 2014 2:44 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new trailer has arrived online for Walt Disney Pictures and director Kenneth Branagh’s (Thor) upcoming live-action fairy tale Cinderella, and you can check it out right here after the official synopsis…

See Also: Lily James featured in new Cinderella images

The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother’s »

- Gary Collinson

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Disney's 'Cinderella' International Trailer

15 December 2014 1:24 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If you can't get enough of Lily James as Cinderella and Cate Blanchett as her wicked stepmother, Disney has released an international trailer featuring all-new footage from this live-action fairy tale. Thor director Kenneth Branagh takes on this fantasy adventure, promising to stay close to the classic source material. The story follows a young girl who sets out to find her Prince Charming despite her new family getting in the way.

The fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) change drastically when her merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drizella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella's father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, »

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Terrence Malick’s mysterious 'Knight of Cups' to debut at Berlin Film Festival

15 December 2014 7:46 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The first paparazzi photos from Terrence Malick’s "Knight of Cups" surfaced in October 2012. Featuring Christian Bale and Natalie Portman playing in the ocean, it looked as poetic and narrative-less as anyone could hope from the "Badlands" and "Tree of Life" director. Since the shoot, Malick shot a second film (set around the Austin music scene... we think) and fought a few legal battles over his "Tree of Life" IMAX companion film "Voyage of Time." So we’ll forgive him that it’s taken this long for "Knight of Cups" to actually make its way on to the theater circuit and towards an actual release date. Monday morning, the 65th Berlin Film Festival announced the first seven films to be included in its 2015 Competition program. And whaddaya know — "Knight of Cups" is on it! Starring Bale, Portman, and Cate Blanchett, the film is about… well, we’re not sure. When »

- Matt Patches

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Terrence Malick’s ‘Knight Of Cups’ Among First Berlin Competition Titles

15 December 2014 6:42 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

The first seven films for the 65th Berlin Film Festival Competition program have just been announced, slightly lifting a veil of mystery on at least one title. Included in the lineup is Terrence Malick’s Knight Of Cups, which will vie for prizes in its world premiere. Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman star. Malick has been notorious for the secrecy that shrouds his projects and little has been known about Knight Of Cups other than that it deals with temptations, celebrity, and excess. The Berlin announcement hasn’t provided any more intel, but watchers have pondered when the film would make its first festival appearance, and its inclusion in the Berlinale’s first competition titles has just added an extra dimension to the proceedings as news begins to trickle out of Germany. Malick has won in Berlin before, taking the Golden Bear for 1999’s The Thin Red Line. »

- Nancy Tartaglione

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Terrence Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’ Set For Berlin Competition

15 December 2014 6:40 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Terrence Malick’s anticipated “Knight of Cups” and Andrew Haigh’s “45 Years,” with Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, will compete in competition at next February’s 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival.

Starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett – who looks set for a busy Berlin – and Natalie Portman, “Knight of Cups” will world premiere at Berlin, where Malick took Berlin’s Golden Bear in 1999 for “The Thin Red Line,” which was also nominated for seven Academy Awards.

Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella,” also starring Blanchett – plus a large cast of Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgard, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera, Derek Jacobi and Helena Bonham Carter – will play out of competition, seeing its international premiere. Disney’s live-action version of the tale sees “Game of Thrones’” Madden playing Prince Charming opposite James, as Cinderella.

From up-and-coming British helmer Haigh, who directed HBO’s “Looking” and SXSW Emerging Visions winner “Weekend,” “45 Years,” which is »

- John Hopewell

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Berlinale 2015: Malick, Greenaway in competition

15 December 2014 6:20 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella to get international premiere out of comp.

The first seven films for the 65th Berlin International Film Festival Competition programme have been selected.

Competitors include former Berlinale bear winners Andreas Dresen (Nightshapes, 1999; Grill Point, 2002) and Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line, 1999) with their newest works.

Berlinale regular Peter Greenaway, former Generation participant Andrew Haigh, Russian director Alexey German and newcomer Jayro Bustamante also make the cut.

Kenneth Branagh’s live action Cinderella will screen out of competition.

Films confirmed in competition to date (in alphabetical order):

45 Years

United Kingdom

By Andrew Haigh (Weekend)

With Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay

World premiere

Als wir träumten (As We Were Dreaming)

Germany / France

By Andreas Dresen (Grill Point, Cloud 9, Stopped on Track)

With Merlin Rose, Julius Nitschkoff, Joel Basman, Marcel Heuperman, Frederic Haselon, Ruby O. Fee

World premiere

Cinderella

USA

By Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet)

With Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, [link »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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And the winners of the 2014 European Film Awards are…

14 December 2014 1:20 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The 2014 European Film Awards took place in Latvia yesterday, with Pawel Pawlikowski’s Polish drama Ida scoopuing the top prize, European Film, as well as winning the awards for Best Director, Best Cinematographer and Best Screenwriter. Meanwhile, in the acting categories Timothy Spall was named Best European Actor for Mr. Turner, while Marion Cotillard was honoured with Best European Actress for Two Days, One Night.

Check out a full list of the nominees here, with the winners highlighted in red…

European Film

Force Majeure

Ida

Leviathan

“Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut — Volume I & II”

Winter Sleep”

European Comedy

“Carmina & Amen”

“Le Week-End”

“The Mafia Only Kills in the Summer”

European Director

Nuri Bilge Ceylan (“Winter Sleep”)

Steven Knight (“Locke”)

Ruben Ostlund (“Force Majeure”)

Pawel Pawlikowski (“Ida”)

Paulo Virizi (“Human Capital”)

Andrey Zvyagintsev (“Leviathan”)

European Actor

Brendan Gleeson (“Calvary”)

Tom Hardy (“Locke”)

Alexey Serebryakov (“Leviathan”)

Stellan Skarsgård (“Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut — Volume »

- Gary Collinson

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Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Ida’ Wins Best Film at the European Film Awards

13 December 2014 11:04 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Riga, Latvia — Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Ida,” which centers on a young Catholic nun in Poland who discovers her parents were Jewish and were murdered during the Nazi occupation, took the best film award at the 27th European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia.

Eric Abraham, one of the producers of the film, dedicated the award to the people whose relatives were victims of the Holocaust, which included members of his own family. He remarked on the fact that anti-semitism was again on the rise.

Pawlikowski won best director, and he and Rebecca Lenkiewicz took the screenplay prize for the black-and-white Polish-language film, which also won the People’s Choice Award, voted on by the public. The pic also took the award for its cinematographers, Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski. Pawlikowski thanked Abraham for taking on a “difficult” director.

The award for actor was collected by Timothy Spall for “Mr. Turner,” Mike Leigh »

- Leo Barraclough

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Moroccan Producer Khadija Alami Plans Mini “Skywalker Ranch” in Morocco

10 December 2014 8:27 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Leading Moroccan film producer Khadija Alami, one of the main line producers for foreign TV shoots, has purchased a plot of land near the Cla Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate and plans to build a mini “Skywalker Ranch,” a downsized version of George Lucas’ state-of-the-art facility near San Francisco, which will include studio and post-production facilities and production offices, specifically targeted at foreign productions.

In 2014, Alami line-produced three major TV shoots – “The Ark”, “King Tut” and “A.D. After Death” — and also Susanna White’s spy thriller “Our Kind of Traitor,” based on the John le Carré novel and starring Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgard.

She is confident that the surge in Moroccan foreign shoots in 2014 will continue its upward trend in 2015 and that there will be increasing demand for studio space in Ouarzazate.

Ouarzazate, the “door to the desert,” is the preferred location for foreign shoots, given its proximity to the Sahara desert, »

- Martin Dale

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Lily James Does Errands and Goes to a Ball in 6 New Cinderella Images

9 December 2014 6:47 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Disney released a bunch of new images when the Cinderella trailer dropped a couple of weeks ago and now the studio is putting six more in the mix.  Kenneth Branagh’s live-action rendition of the classic tale features Lily James in the title role and it’s a performance that’s well worth keeping an eye on.  I’ve yet to give Downton Abbey a go so I’ve missed out on James’ work on that show, but next year there will be loads of opportunities to see what she’s capable of.  In addition to Cinderella, she also leads the adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies as Elizabeth Bennet and there was a report claiming that she was circling Lone Scherfig’s new movie, Their Finest Hour and a Half, as well.  Should Cinderella hit it big, odds are, many more projects will be added to that list. »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Lily James featured in new Cinderella images

9 December 2014 6:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Walt Disney Pictures has released five new images of Lily James in the title role in Cinderella, the upcoming live-action adaptation of the animated classic, which is directed by Kenneth Branagh; check them out here via Stitch Kingdom…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Cinderella

The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor »

- Gary Collinson

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Disney's 'Cinderella' Photos Feature Lily James

8 December 2014 5:43 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the character poster released last week that features Lily James' Cinderella alongside her charming prince Kit (Richard Madden), Walt Disney Pictures has released five new photos featuring the actress. These images show us both sides of the character, the young servant girl forced to perform several chores for her wicked stepmother (Cate Blanchett), and the glamorous belle of the ball, where she hopes to meet her prince once again, after a chance encounter in the woods. As you can see in the photos, even while performing these menial tasks, Cinderella still manages to have a smile on her face.

Despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother's dying words and to "have courage and be kind." She will not give in to despair nor despise those who mistreat her. And then there is the dashing stranger she meets in the woods. Unaware that he is really a prince, »

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron - New Behind-the Scenes Video

8 December 2014 11:55 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Marvel has officially released a featurette from the Guardians of the Galaxy Blu-ray/DVD special features that gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at Avengers: Age of Ultron. The video includes director Joss Whedon talking about the film, and also shows off some very cool footage from the set of the film and many of the superhero stars in action. 

The official website for Age of Ultron was also launched today, which you can check out right here. 

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action »

- Joey Paur

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Film Review: ‘The Physician’

6 December 2014 1:59 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

For those who miss the substance and scope of films like “Lawrence of Arabia” and “The Man Who Would Be King,” Philipp Stoelzl’s “The Physician” restores one’s faith in the medium — if not necessarily one’s faith in faith. A hearty historical epic that pits intellectual progress against the stifling influence of world religions, this absorbing adaptation of Noah Gordon’s international bestseller — better known abroad, where the film has earned more than 3.5 million admissions, airing on German television in its full four-hour form — tells of a lowly English urchin who travels halfway around the globe to study under Persian thinker Ibn Sina.

Though never widely embraced in the States, Gordon’s immersive 1986 novel introduced world readers to medieval hero Rob Cole, a Christian lad so committed to advancing the sorry state of 11th-century medicine that he disguised himself as Jewish (going so far as to perform his »

- Peter Debruge

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New Frozen Short To Appear Ahead Of Cinderella Movie

3 December 2014 3:47 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ all-new short “Frozen Fever,” which welcomes Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf back to the big screen, will open in theaters on March 13, 2015, in front of Disney’s Cinderella, a live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale.

Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and produced by Peter Del Vecho and Aimee Scribner, with an all-new original song by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Frozen Fever” marks the first project reuniting the Oscar-winning original team from Disney’s Frozen.

In “Frozen Fever,” it’s Anna’s birthday and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa’s icy powers may put more than just the party at risk.

Frozen won two Academy Awards (best animated film and best original song with “Let It Go”) and a Golden Globe (best animated feature film). It is the fifth highest grossing film of »

- Michelle McCue

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