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5 items from 2015


Interview: Paul Haggis discusses Third Person

26 March 2015 12:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Paul Haggis discusses his latest film Third Person

This film features myriad characters whom we learn are all connected in a way. As a writer/director, what message were you trying to convey using this narrative structure?

I like to write about things I don’t understand and relationships are at the top of that. And I really admire the filmmakers whom I saw growing up: the French New Wave, the Italians, people like [Luis] Buñuel and [Michelangelo] Antonioni and [François] Truffaut and [Jean-Luc] Godard, who made films that really challenged the audience and didn’t give you all the answers and made you think. So I wanted to make a film that you had an emotional reaction to but you had to walk out on the sidewalk with your friends afterwards and figure out what the hell happened. [Laughs] And some people get it, some people don’t, some people get it at different moments. »

- Gary Collinson

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'Tyrant' Season 1 DVD Preview with Ashraf Barhom | Exclusive

15 January 2015 4:05 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Jamal (Ashraf Barhom) seeks the help of Ziad (Amir Boutrous) in finding the traitors trying to overthrow him in our exclusive clip from Tyrant: The Complete First Season, which is currently available on DVD from Fox Home Entertainment. We reported in September that FX has renewed Tyrant for Season 2, with the 13-episode season slated to debut sometime this summer. If you haven't caught up with this riveting drama from the producers of Homeland quite yet, you have plenty of time to watch Season 1 on DVD before the new episodes debut.

The series centers on Barry Al-Fayeed (Adam Rayner), whose western views are pitted against his brother Jamal's wife, Leila (Moran Atias), who wants her husband to rule with an iron fist. As a national political crisis threatens to explode, Barry finds himself torn between the seductive lure of absolute power and sympathy for his country's courageous freedom fighters. Jennifer Finnigan, »

- MovieWeb

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Imitation Game wins best film in Capri

5 January 2015 4:19 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Italian Film of the Year goes to Marco Martone’s Leopardi.

The Imitation Game picked up Best Picture and a Best Director award for Morten Tyldum at the 19th Capri Hollywood International Film Festival, which wrapped in Italy on Friday (Jan 2).

Other awards went to TimothySpall for Mr. Turner while Jennifer Aniston and Amy Adams tied as Best Female Actors for Cake and Big Eyes respectively.

Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood) and Gugu Mbarta Raw (Beyond the Lights) were selected as Rising Stars and Ida was named Best Foreign Film.

The Italian American Icon Award was presented to director David O. Russell and the Lifetime Achievement Award went to English actress Brenda Blethyn.

The event, which incorporates a slightly bewildering array of prizes, was presented under the
auspices of the Capri in the World Institute which is chaired by Italian director Lina Wertmuller and Indian director Shekhar Kapur. The festival is produced by Pascal Vicedomini.

“The board of »

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

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‘Imitation Game’ Wins Top Awards at Capri Film Festival

2 January 2015 6:28 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Imitation Game” has been named the best film at the 2014 Capri International Film Festival, which concluded on Friday on the island of Capri, Italy. The film’s director, Morten Tyldum, was named best director.

Timothy Spall was honored as best actor for his performance in “Mr. Turner,” just as he was at the Cannes Film Festival last May, while the best actress award was shared by Amy Adams for “Big Eyes” and Jennifer Aniston for “Cake.”

Ellar Coltrane and Gugu Mbatha-Raw were named Rising Stars for their performances in “Boyhood” and “Beyond the Lights,” respectively.

Also read: Best & Worst »

- Steve Pond

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‘The Imitation Game’ Wins Best Picture At Capri Hollywood Fest

2 January 2015 4:58 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

The 19th annual Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival wrapped today off the Italian coast with an awards ceremony that saw the Weinstein Company’s The Imitation Game win Best Picture and its Morten Tyldum scooping Best Director. Other honors were scattered among numerous awards-season contenders including Best Actor Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner) and a tie between Jennifer Aniston (Cake) and Amy Adams (Big Eyes) for Best Actress. Birdman and Boyhood also picked up trophies — for the Visionary Award and Family Awards, respectfully — and Disney’s Big Hero 6 drew the Animated Movie of the Year prize.

“This year, Capri, Hollywood was able to present the best of this cinematic season, many of which are contenders for year-end honors including the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs and the Academy Awards. thanks to a number of the world’s ‘majors’ that trust our work and are willing to premiere their movies at our festival, »

- The Deadline Team

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