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‘Go With Me,’ ‘Youth,’ ‘He Called Me Malala’ Lead San Diego Film Fest Line-Up

31 August 2015 6:21 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The San Diego Film Festival has announced the Gala, Competition, Spotlight and Short Film sections for its 14th year celebration.

Screenings leading the program include Daniel Alfredson’s “Go With Me,” starring Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles and Ray Liotta; Paolo Sorrentino’s “Youth,” starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda; Reed Morano’s “Meadowland,” starring Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson and Juno Temple; Tony McNamara’s “Ashby,” starring Mickey Rourke, Nat Wolff, Emma Roberts and Sarah Silverman; Lawrence Roeck’s “Diablo,” starring Scott Eastwood, Camilla Belle and Danny Glover; Adam Salky’s “I Smile Back,” starring Sarah Silverman and John Charles; and the documentary “He Named Me Malala.”

“We are excited to debut this year’s diverse selection of films to our enthusiastic film loving community,” said Tonya Mantooth, executive VP, San Diego Film Festival. “Our 2015 fillm slate has it all, from Hollywood’s most buzzed »

- Jacob Bryant

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New trailer for Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’ talks about the regrets that age brings

27 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Italian filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino is poised to return to theatres with a new film.

Titled Youth, the film is Sorrentino’s first since 2013. As with his other films, Sorrentino takes on both directing and screenplay writing duties, working with a cast this time around that includes Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Jane Fonda, and Paul Dano.

The film’s synopsis is as follows:

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children’s confused lives, Mick’s enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. But someone wants at »

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Michael Caine Rediscovers Youth In New Trailer

26 August 2015 5:02 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Michael Caine's upcoming slate includes Vin Diesel's The Last Witch Hunter and the sequel to Now You See Me, but while he's keeping busy in elder-statesman roles, it looked as if 2009's Harry Brown was his final film as the lead. Happily that turned out not to be the case, since he couldn't resist Paolo Sorrentino's Youth. You can get a taste of the results in this just-released new trailer."I've retired about 30 times," Caine told Empire recently. "I always retire and then someone comes along with an offer you can't refuse. I wasn't going to play any more leading roles. I don't like it because you've got to get up early in the morning for eight weeks. But I just had to do Youth. It was wonderful." Sorrentino (This Must Be The Place, The Great Beauty) wrote and directed the film, which involves Caine's retired orchestra »

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Jane Fonda Camps It Up in First Full Trailer for ‘Youth’ (Video)

26 August 2015 4:55 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Paolo Sorrentino’s latest film “Youth” is finally taking taking the ace out of its sleeve: Jane Fonda in full campy glory. The film tells of artists and best friends Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in their twilight years, visiting a health resort in hills of Switzerland. While youngsters Rachel Weisz and Paul Dano help illicit tales of the loves and regrets of the two men — Fonda is a showstopper rocking a loud blond wig, costume jewelry and animal prints in the movie’s official trailer, released Wednesday.. Also Read: Jane Fonda to Receive Excellence in Film Award from Santa Barbara Film Festival The. »

- Matt Donnelly

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Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz Shine In Youth Trailer

26 August 2015 3:40 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Showing in September at the Toronto International Film Festival, watch the first trailer for director Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth.

The movie previously screened in May at the Cannes Film Festival where it received a standing ovation. Jay Weissberg (Variety) wrote, “Shot in English, with leads Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel bringing lifetimes of depth to their roles, the film could become Sorrentino’s biggest box office hit yet.”

From Paolo Sorrentino, the internationally renowned writer and director of Italy’s Oscar-winning foreign language film The Great Beauty, comes Youth – a poignant tale of how we each find our own passion in life.

Starring Academy Award winner Michael Caine as Fred and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel as Mick, Youth explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement.

While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging »

- Michelle McCue

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Youth Trailer Highlights The Great Beauty’s Paolo Sorrentino’s Genius

26 August 2015 12:23 PM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

You may have heard of Paolo Sorrrentino when The Great Beauty won the Foreign Language Oscar, but it’s no surprise that winning, or being nominated for, foreign language awards doesn’t mean people are rushing out to see a film.

If you missed it, you should make sure you check it out, and one of the best pushes for that movie might be this trailer for Youth, Sorrentino’s latest. With the Oscar win, there’s automatically a bigger marketing effort, and this one hopefully has the stars to pull in some viewers. But, the trailer will hopefully get people to both movies, because it manages a wonderful look at not only Sorrentino’s style, but the ways in which he maneuvers his films through their emotions. That’s a pretty good trick for a trailer, and if this one looks even remotely interesting to you, you’re going »

- Marc Eastman

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'Youth' Trailer Starring Rachel Weisz and Michael Caine

26 August 2015 10:56 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the first trailer for Youth, arriving in theaters December 4, which could give us an early look at a potential Academy Award contender. Rachel Weisz, Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel lead an all-star cast in this drama, which will go up against the horror-comedy Krampus when it hits theaters at the end of this year. The story centers on Fred and Mick, two old friends on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps.

Fred (Michael Caine), a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick (Harvey Keitel), a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children's confused lives, Mick's enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz), Mick is intent on finishing the screenplay »

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Watch: New Us Trailer for 'Youth' with Michael Caine & Harvey Keitel

26 August 2015 10:01 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

"Who were you? 'Who?' - that's what I always ask myself..." Fox Searchlight has debuted their new official Us trailer for Paolo Sorrentino's Youth, starring Michael Caine as an aging composer who retreats with his filmmaker friend, played by Harvey Keitel, to a spa in the Alps. There they encounter some interesting characters and discuss life, and youth, and beauty, and more. Rachel Weisz also stars as Caine's daughter, who also joins him on the trip. The cast includes Paul Dano, Jane Fonda and Ed Stoppard. This trailer starts out looking like a fun indie comedy, then becomes something very poetic in the second half. The best trailer yet, very moving - I can't wait to see this. "I don't owe anybody anything, I did it myself!" Enjoy it. Here's the official Us trailer (+ poster) for Paolo Sorrentino's Youth, from Fox Searchlight's YouTube: Fred (Caine) and Mick (Dano), two old friends, »

- Alex Billington

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Jane Fonda has got something to say in new 'Youth' trailer

26 August 2015 9:40 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

There are a number of films from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival that have stuck with me over the past few months. Denis Villeneuve's "Sicario" (which will hit theaters in September), Jia Zhangke's "Mountains May Depart," Gaspar Noé's "Love" and Todd Haynes' "Carol" immediately come to mind for one reason or another.  The one film that I've actually been dying to see again, however, is Paolo Sorrentino's "Youth." Fox Searchlight picked up the drama before Cannes and clearly has high hopes it can make a dent during the upcoming awards season.  They are leading that charge with a Best Actor campaign for Michael Caine who, no surprise, is quite superb as a retired maestro whose annual summer treat contains a number of unexpected surprises.  You can watch Searchlight's first trailer for "Youth" (which is very Caine-centric) embedded at the bottom of this post.   Now, just in case »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Watch: Michael Caine Plucks Your Heartstrings in ‘Youth’

26 August 2015 7:56 AM, PDT | | See recent Backstage news »

As Cannes Film Festival favorites continue to roll out wider releases, the awards season race is slowly but surely coming into focus. “Youth,” a poignant and whimsical new drama from Italian writer-director Paolo Sorrentino, may become an important contender. The film follows the two friends, Michael Caine’s world-weary composer Fred and Harvey Keitel’s spirited screenwriter Mick, as they contemplate life and retirement at a high-end spa in the Alps. As Fred’s daughter Lena (Rachel Weisz) urges him to continue his music career, Mick’s screen muse Brenda (Jane Fonda) arrives to check in on the status of his latest film. Disrupting the tranquil Swiss mountains is some surprising news: Queen Elizabeth II has invited Fred to conduct his music again. With its operatic filming and beautiful score, “Youth” had Cannes critics proclaiming it a masterpiece, praising in particular Caine’s thoughtful performance and Fonda’s blazing supporting turn. »

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Watch: New U.S. Trailer For Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth' With Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, And Paul Dano

26 August 2015 7:10 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

As he proved with his Academy Award-winning "The Great Beauty," Paolo Sorrentino certainly knows his way around stunning images, and once again he shows a knack for framing in his upcoming "Youth." After a big debut at the Cannes this spring, the movie is headed to festivals and cinemas this fall, and a new trailer has arrived for the picture.  Read More: Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth' Soundtrack Features Sun Kil Moon, Bill Callahan, David Byrne & More Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, and Paul Dano star in the movie about two elderly best pals — a composer and a filmmaker — who vacation in the Swiss Alps and reflect on the past while facing their future. Here's the official synopsis:  From Paolo Sorrentino, the director of Italy’s Oscar foreign language winner The Great Beauty comes Youth, about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Michael Caine Retreats In U.S. Trailer For Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’

26 August 2015 4:30 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Following up his Oscar-winning The Great Beauty director Paolo Sorrentino returns this year with Youth, an ensemble drama that teams together Michael CaineRachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel and Paul Dano. After premiering at Cannes Film Festival, Fox Searchlight snapped up the rights and have now released the first U.S. trailer ahead of a stop at Tiff and a theatrical release in […] »

- Jordan Raup

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Watch: Director Bill Pohlad Discovers the Storytelling Behind 'Love & Mercy' in Exclusive Clip

24 August 2015 7:46 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Review: Brian Wilson Portrait 'Love & Mercy' Isn't Your Average Biopic Bill Pohlad's Brian Wilson biopic "Love & Mercy" became one of the year's most critically acclaimed films when it was released earlier this summer. Starring both Paul Dano and John Cusack as the Beach Boys co-founder in two distinct decades of his life, the film juxtaposes the making of the group's heralded "Pet Sounds" in the 1960s with Wilson's tortured soul in the 1980s and his second chance at life with Melinda Ledbetter (Elizabeth Banks). While the performances were unanimously praised, much of the acclaim surrounding "Love & Mercy" was focused on the unconventional split storytelling device, something that many critics believed made the film stand out at the top of the biopic genre. In the exclusive clip above, director Bill Pohlad discusses how he came to the decision to break down Wilson's life to these two pivotal periods. »

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Toronto International Film Festival Premieres Include Catherine Hardwicke’s Miss You Already And Lorene Scafaria’s The Meddler

18 August 2015 10:47 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The Toronto International Film Festival has added 5 Galas and 19 Special Presentations to its huge and highly anticipated international lineup including the Closing Night Film, Paco Cabezas’s Mr. Right.

In July, it was announced that Jean-Marc Vallée’s Demolition will open the 2015 Festival. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper and Judah Lewis, Demolition will have its world premiere on September 10 at Roy Thomson Hall.

Toronto audiences will be among the first to screen films by directors Ridley Scott, Deepa Mehta, Lenny Abrahamson, Brian Helgeland, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Jason BatemanCary Fukunaga, Catherine Corsini, Stephen Frears, Tom Hooper, Hany Abu-Assad, Meghna Gulzar, Terence Davies, Jonás CuarónJulie Delpy, Rebecca MillerRob Reiner, Catherine Hardwicke, Pan Nalin, Lorene Scafaria, David Gordon Green, Matthew Cullen, Gaby Dellal, James Vanderbilt and Marc Abraham.

The various films listed below star Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Susan Sarandon, Gary Oldman, Toni Collette, Drew Barrymore, »

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Honesty (No Lie!) About The Movies Of 2015… So Far!

13 August 2015 3:42 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

So here we are, smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer (and if you don’t get that little saying, try lying out on the sidewalk in 100-degree heat for 15 minutes or so, like Fido does, and see if a light bulb doesn’t go off). The dogs are often howling in movie theaters too—at times it seems as though August has replaced January in the hearts of moviegoers as the dumping ground for pictures not really worthy of our attention (or a serious investment in the marketing department). Movies like Pixels and Fantastic Four have their perverse fascination—just how bad can they possibly be? Both were greeted with reviews so scathing and unyielding in their acidity that studio heads can only pray nothing in October, November or December will be perceived as worse, and I have to admit a certain curiosity. But that »

- Dennis Cozzalio

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First Look: Lily James, Paul Dano in BBC-Weinstein's 'War and Peace'

12 August 2015 4:10 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The BBC on Wednesday released first-look images of event drama War and Peace, adapted for the British public broadcaster by Andrew Davies. The pictures show Lily James (Downton Abbey) as Natasha, Paul Dano (12 years a Slave) in the role of Pierre and James Norton (Rush) as Andrei. Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent also star. { "nid": 644313, "type": "news", "title": "The Weinstein Co. Boards BBC's 'War and Peace' Adaptation", "path": "", "relative-path": "/news/weinstein-boards-bbcs-war-peace-644313" } The six-part mini-series series is directed by Tom Harper

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War & Peace: See Lily James in first look at BBC One's epic adaptation

12 August 2015 4:03 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The first pictures from BBC One's new adaptation of War & Peace have arrived.

The all-star cast is led by Downton Abbey's Lily James, who plays heroine Natasha Rostova, while James Norton and Paul Dano also feature as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky and Pierre Bezukhov.

This television version will condense elements of Leo Tolstoy's iconic 1869 novel about the Napoleonic French army's invasion of Russia into six episodes.

Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson, Rebecca Front, Aneurin Barnard, Brian Cox and Ade Edmondson will all feature in supporting roles.

It was recently confirmed that Lifetime, A+ E and History will all simulcast the limited series event.

The BBC has partnered up with the Us channels and The Weinstein Company on the new adaptation, which follows their previous 1972 series starring Anthony Hopkins and Rupert Davies.

War & Peace will air on BBC One this winter. »

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Jane Fonda to be Honored by Santa Barbara Film Festival

11 August 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has selected Jane Fonda as the recipient of its 10th annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film.

The award will be presented at a gala dinner at Bacara Resort and Spa on Oct. 3. The 31st Santa Barbara festival will open Feb. 3.

Jane Fonda obviously has the right genes,” Douglas said. “Her acting performances set a standard that’s hard to follow.”

Fonda won Academy Awards for “Klute” and “Coming Home.” She has won three Golden Globes, an Emmy and was the 2014 recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award.

Fonda will next be seen in Fox Searchlight’s “Youth,” which debuted at Cannes, and also stars Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz and Paul Dano. Fonda also stars in Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie,” currently filming for its second season.

Past honorees of the Douglas award include Jessica Lange, Forest Whitaker, Robert De Niro, »

- Dave McNary

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Raising Caine on TCM: From Smooth Gay Villain to Tough Guy in 'Best British Film Ever'

5 August 2015 11:27 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Michael Caine young. Michael Caine movies: From Irwin Allen bombs to Woody Allen classic It's hard to believe that Michael Caine has been around making movies for nearly six decades. No wonder he's had time to appear – in roles big and small and tiny – in more than 120 films, ranging from unwatchable stuff like the Sylvester Stallone soccer flick Victory and Michael Ritchie's adventure flick The Island to Brian G. Hutton's X, Y and Zee, Joseph L. Mankiewicz's Sleuth (a duel of wits and acting styles with Laurence Olivier), and Alfonso Cuarón's Children of Men. (See TCM's Michael Caine movie schedule further below.) Throughout his long, long career, Caine has played heroes and villains and everything in between. Sometimes, in his worst vehicles, he has floundered along with everybody else. At other times, he was the best element in otherwise disappointing fare, e.g., Philip Kaufman's Quills. »

- Andre Soares

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Daniel Radcliffe Heads To Imperium

30 July 2015 5:42 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

In his time playing heroes and weirdoes and people of all stripes, Daniel Radcliffe hasn’t had the chance to play someone in law enforcement. He’s changing that with a new role, signing up to play an FBI agent in Imperium. Though it sounds like some sort of epic space opera, it’s actually rooted in the real-life story of Michael German, an FBI agent who spent years undercover in neo-Nazi and militia groups in the States. In the film, the character based on German will be similarly embedded, trying to stop a bunch of chaos-happy white supremacists constructing a dirty bomb.  Daniel Ragussis, who has been making short films, is jumping to features with this thriller, which he co-wrote with German. All being well, the cameras should be rolling this autumn.It’s another job for the ever-busy Radcliffe, who is currently shooting surreal indie pic Swiss Army Man »

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