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14 July 2016 7:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

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Trailers For Restorations of James Ivory’s ‘Howards End’ and Louis Malle’s ‘Elevator to the Gallows’

1 July 2016 11:26 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

One undeniable beauty of advancing digital technology in the film industry is the growing ability to extensively touch-up classics in much higher resolutions. 4K restorations are a growing trend by companies in an effort to breath new life into older films, as well as preserve them for both historical record, study, and plain and simple enjoyment.

The two most recent features to get this treatment are James Ivory‘s 1992 classic Howards End and Louis Malle‘s 1958 crime drama Elevator to the Gallows, which both have been treated with trailers for their revitalization. The Howard restoration trailer demonstrates its lush color palette in sharp resolution, particularly in a slow-motion scene of books toppling. The Gallows trailer states the films extensive list of accolades, showing off its black and white cinematography with crisp new quality and clarity.

See the two trailers below, along with a Howards End poster and details on where to see each. »

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’Howards End’ Restoration: Merchant Ivory Classic Gets A Stunning New Trailer — Watch

1 July 2016 9:36 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Cohen Media Group is releasing a new 4K restoration of the Merchant Ivory classic “Howards End.” Set in Edwardian England, the film follows three social classes represented by three different families who are all vying for the ownership of a house, Howards End, essentially a metaphor for the future of England and its class relations. Based on the novel by E.M. Forester, “Howards End” starred Anthony Hopkins (“The Silence of the Lambs”), Vanessa Redgrave (“Julia”), Emma Thompson (“Sense and Sensibility”), Helena Bonham Carter (“Fight Club”), Samuel West (“Carrington”), and more. Watch a trailer for the restoration below.

Read More: Cohen Media Group Picks Up 30 Merchant Ivory Productions for Restoration and Re-issue

For decades, the name “Merchant Ivory” meant high-minded quality entertainment. Founded in 1961 by producer Ismael Merchant and director James Ivory, the production company initially focused on making “English-language films in India aimed at the international market,” often adapted from novels or short stories. »

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"Howards End" Gets A Re-Release Trailer

30 June 2016 7:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Back in the 1980s and 1990s, producers Ishmail Merchant and James Ivory were as much a brand name as Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, albeit for cinematic fare of a very different type.

The Merchant-Ivory collaboration ran across dozens of movies and became synonymous with a specific kind of filmmaking - high-brow, lavishly produced dramas often based on famed British literary works. Aside from perhaps "The Remains of the Day," they remain best known for their three film adaptations of the works of famed English author E.M. Forster.

Of those three the most famous, and indeed the film some would say is Merchant-Ivory's best, would be "Howards End". Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter, and Emma Thompson starred in the film about two couples amid the changing times of Edwardian England.

Now, the cinematic classic which won three Oscars and was nominated for nine, is coming back to theaters »

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Return To ‘Howards End’ With The Re-Release Trailer For The Newly Restored Oscar Winning Film

29 June 2016 1:30 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

At one time, if you were looking for lush, literate dramas, you had to look no further than the films of Ishmail Merchant and James Ivory. The filmmaking duo produced dozens of movies together, spanning decades, with Merchant-Ivory becoming synonymous with a particular style of moviemaking. And their finest hour may have been “Howards End” (and […]

The post Return To ‘Howards End’ With The Re-Release Trailer For The Newly Restored Oscar Winning Film appeared first on The Playlist. »

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Harry Rabinowitz obituary

23 June 2016 10:30 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Conductor for radio, TV, stage and more than 60 films including Chariots of Fire and Howards End

For half a century the orchestral conductor and composer Harry Rabinowitz, who has died aged 100, played a key role in the British broadcasting and film industries. He was in charge of popular and light music for both the BBC and London Weekend Television and conducted the music for more than 60 films.

Rabinowitz often said that he never wished to “waste his colleagues’ time” and was opposed to over-rehearsing. Although he was highly professional, he was not a dictatorial conductor, telling an interviewer that “in almost all the sessions I’ve conducted, the musicians have left smiling”.

His final film score assignment, at the age of 87, was Cold Mountain (2003)

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‘Chariots of Fire’ Conductor Harry Rabinowitz Dies at 100

23 June 2016 7:38 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Conductor and composer Harry Rabinowitz, who worked on more than 60 films including as the conductor on “Chariots of Fire,” has died at the age of 100, according to the BBC.

Rabinowitz was born in Johannesburg in 1916, and moved to England in 1946 to study at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

He served as head of music at BBC TV Light Entertainment in the 1960s, and as head of music services at London Weekend Television in the 1970s. In 1977 he was awarded a national honor, the MBE.

He composed scores for many TV shows including “Reilly: Ace of Spies,” for which he received a BAFTA nomination in 1984.

Rabinowitz worked as a conductor on several films with British director Anthony Minghella, including “The English Patient,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley” and “Cold Mountain.” He also worked on many Merchant Ivory pictures, including James Ivory’s “The Remains of the Day” and “Howards End. »

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Restored ‘Howards End’ to Be Released in Theaters

17 June 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cohen Media Group will release a 4K restoration of the 1992 romantic drama “Howards End,” which screened at the Cannes Film Festival last month as part of the Cannes Classics program.

Howards End” will open at the Paris Theatre and Film Forum in New York on Aug. 26, and Laemmle’s Royal in Los Angeles on Sept. 2. Cohen Media Group plans to show the film at several of the original theaters that first screened the movie in 1992, before expanding distribution to other markets.

Starring Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter and Emma Thompson, “Howards End” was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant.

The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards and earned Thompson a best actress trophy. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala won best adapted screenplay, and Luciana Arrighi and Ian Whittaker nabbed best art direction. It also won the 45th anniversary prize at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.

The restoration, »

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Whit Stillman’s Top 10 Films

13 June 2016 11:25 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

“It kind of freed me from a lot of criticisms people have from my other films,” Whit Stillman told us at Sundance earlier this year, speaking about adapting Jane Austen‘s epistolary novel Lady Susan, which became Love & Friendship. “Things can work really well and not be entirely realistic and often they can be better than realism. We love the old James Bond films. They weren’t realistic, but they’re delightful. And the great 30s films. The Awful Truth with Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. It’s not realistic; it’s just perfect.”

To celebrate Stillman’s latest feature becoming his most successful yet at the box office, we’re highlighting his 10 favorite films, from a ballot submitted for the most recent Sight & Sound poll. Along with the aforementioned Leo McCarey classic, he includes romantic touchstones from Preston Sturges, Ernst Lubitsh, and François Truffaut. As for his favorite Alfred Hitchcock, he fittingly picks perhaps one of the best scripts he directed, and one not mentioned often enough.

We’ve covered many directors’ favorites, but this is one that perhaps best reflects the style and tone of an artist’s filmography. Check it out below, followed by our discussion of his latest film, if you missed it.

The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey)

Big Deal on Madonna Street (Mario Monicelli)

The Gay Divorcee (Mark Sandrich)

Howards End (James Ivory)

Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (Preston Sturges)

The Shop Around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch)

Stolen Kisses (François Truffaut)

Stranger than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch)

Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock)

Wagon Master (John Ford)

See more directors’ favorite films.

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Hettie MacDonald to Direct “Howards End” Miniseries for BBC

9 June 2016 12:01 PM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Hettie MacDonald will direct a miniseries adaptation of “Howards End” for the BBC, Deadline has reported. The series will be a four-parter.

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Remember Gandhi? Baby Jake? Harlow?

7 June 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

On this day in movie related history...

1893 Mahatma Gandhi committed his first act of civil disobedience refusing to move from a whites only first class section of a train. He had a valid ticket, after all. He was forcibly ejected in South Africa's Pietermaritzburg Railway Station. This event and many others from his nonviolent revolution were reenacted by Ben Kingsley in Gandhi, Oscar's Best Picture of 1982. (You can cover a lot with a running time of 191 minutes.)

1909 Jessica Tandy is born. Steals Michelle Pfeiffer's Oscar 80 years, 9 months, and 19 days later.

1917 Rat Pack royalty Dean Martin is born. Centennial next year.

1928 Perpetually underappreciated and totally awesome director James Ivory is born. Later makes masterpieces like A Room With a View and Howards End. Where's his Honorary Oscar, AMPAS? He's 87 people get on that immediately. 

1937 The original Bombshell, Jean Harlow dies suddenly at the peak of her fame at the age of 26. Where's her biopic? »

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Vanessa Redgrave: ‘I’m stunned anyone ever said a word against Howards End’

13 May 2016 8:06 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

As the acclaimed Merchant Ivory film is screened in Cannes, Redgrave and director James Ivory discuss cinema’s backlash against costume drama, and why Em Forster would have approved of social media

Twenty-four years ago, Vanessa Redgrave, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson and Helena Bonham Carter strode up the red carpet in Cannes to present Howards End, the latest Em Forster adaptation by director/producer powerhouse James Ivory and Ismail Merchant. The film was ecstatically received and, despite losing out on the Palme d’Or to The Best Intentions, the Bille August drama about Bergman’s parents, it did go on to impress at the box office and win countless awards, including three Oscars.

On Friday, Redgrave and Ivory were back on the Croisette (Merchant died in 2005) to present a restored print, reflect on how the film’s message – about the necessity of bridging the English class divide – is less fashionable today and consider why the film’s fortunes fell in favour of a millennial itch for grit.

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Arthouse Believer Charles Cohen Hits Cannes With Restored ‘Howards End’

10 May 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

One of New York City and Los Angeles’ most important real estate moguls, Charles Cohen also applies his decades of experience and business acumen to the independent film distribution business, an enterprise known for sending even the most well-heeled and good-intentioned investors scrambling back to their estates and penthouses.

He established his Cohen Media Group in 2008 when he executive produced the indie drama “Frozen River,” a project Cohen says fit the bill for his aspirations because “you need an entry point that distinguishes you.” He also quickly notes that the film, which drew Oscar nominations for original screenplay and lead actress, “didn’t get its investment back.”

Undaunted, Cohen focused his sights on building a company of substance and heft by purchasing the rights to more than 700 classic art films, including 500 features that make up the bulk of his Cohen Film Collection library.

One of the gems he purchased when »

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Clive Owen to star in Fred Schepisi's new film Andorra

9 May 2016 3:45 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Clive Owen.

Clive Owen is set to star in director Fred Schepisi's new film.Andorra.which is based on Peter Cameron's novel of the same name.

Producers are Jamie Bialkower for Jump Street Films and Lizzette Atkins for Unicorn Films.

Andorra is the second film for Owen and Schepisi after Words and Pictures..

Schepisi said he was thrilled to have another chance to collaborate with Owen.

.Particularly on a project this intriguing," he said. "He is perfect for the role...

Academy Award nominee and BAFTA winner James Ivory (The Remains of the Day, Howards End) is the Executive Producer.

The screenplay has been adapted by Cameron and Bialkower. Production is scheduled for next spring in Europe with post production to follow in Australia..

Andorra is a romantic thriller set against a dreamscape where nothing is as it appears..

Owen will star as Alexander Fox, a bookseller who leaves »

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Clive Owen Joins Cast of Fred Schepisi’s ‘Andorra’

9 May 2016 7:29 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

British star Clive Owen has joined the cast of “Andorra,” the upcoming film by veteran Australian director Fred Schepisi.

Going in to Cannes, no sales agent or studio distribution structure has yet been announced for the picture which is scheduled to shoot next spring in Europe, with post production to follow in Australia.

Owen (“The Bourne Identity,” “Inside Man”) and Schepisi (Last Orders,” “Roxanne,” “The Russia House”) previously worked together on “Words And Pictures” in 2013.

The new film is based on the novel of the same name by Peter Cameron with a screenplay adapted by Cameron and producer Jamie Bialkower.

Producers are Bialkower for Jump Street Films and Lizzette Atkins for Unicorn Films. Academy Award nominee and BAFTA winner James Ivory (“The Remains of the Day”, “Howards End”) is the executive producer.

The story follows an American who settles in the tiny country of Andorra, meets an Australian couple and »

- Patrick Frater

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Cannes 2016. Lineup

22 April 2016 8:20 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

The Festival de Cannes has announced the lineup for the official selection, including the Competition and Un Certain Regard sections, as well as special screenings, for the 69th edition of the festival:COMPETITIONOpening Night: Café Society (Woody Allen) [Out of Competition]Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)Julieta (Pedro Almodóvar)American Honey (Andrea Arnold)Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)La Fille Inconnue (Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne)Juste La Fin du Monde (Xavier Dolan)Ma Loute (Bruno Dumont)Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)Rester Vertical (Alain Guiraudie)Aquarius (Kleber Mendonça Filho)Mal de Pierres (Nicole Garcia)I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach)Ma' Rosa (Brillante Mendoza)Bacalaureat (Cristian Mungiu)Loving (Jeff Nichols)Agassi (Park Chan-Wook)The Last Face (Sean Penn)Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu)Elle (Paul Verhoeven)The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding-Refn)The Salesman (Asgha Farhadi)Un Certain REGARDOpening Film: Clash (Mohamed Diab)Varoonegi (Behnam Behzadi)Apprentice (Boo Junfeng)Voir du Pays (Delphine Coulin & Muriel Coulin)La Danseuse (Stéphanie Di Giusto)La »

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Cannes Classics line-up includes Tavernier documentary

20 April 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Section to include world premiere of Bertrand Tavernier doc; a cinema masterclass with William Friedkin and a tribute to documentary giants Raymond Depardon and Frederick Wiseman.

Bertrand Tavernier’s documentary about French cinema Voyage à Travers le Cinéma Français will receive a world premiere at the Cannes Classic section of the Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22).

The revered French filmmaker has described his latest work as an expression of “gratitude to all the filmmakers, writers, actors and musicians that have appeared suddenly in my life.”

Voyage à Travers le Cinéma Français is a Little Bear-Gaumont-Pathé co-production and was made in participation with Canal+, Cine+ and the Sacem, with the support of Région Ile-de-France and Cnc. Gaumont will handle international sales and Pathé have distribution in France. The film will be released in theaters in October 2016.  

As in previous years, Cannes Classic will also feature nine documentaries about cinema and restored prints of 20 international classics including rare gems »

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Cannes Classics line-up revealed; world premiere of Bertrand Tavernier documentary

20 April 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Section to include a cinema masterclass with William Friedkin, the 70th anniversary of the Fipresci prize, a tribute to documentary giants Raymond Depardon and Frederick Wiseman and the double Palme d’Or of 1966.

Bertrand Tavernier’s documentary about French cinema Voyage à Travers le Cinéma Français will receive a world premiere at the Cannes Classic section of the Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22).

The legendary French filmmaker has described his latest work as an expression of “gratitude to all the filmmakers, writers, actors and musicians that have appeared suddenly in my life.”

Voyage à Travers le Cinéma Français is a Little Bear-Gaumont-Pathé co-production and was made in participation with Canal+, Cine+ and the Sacem, with the support of Région Ile-de-France and Cnc. Gaumont will handle international sales and Pathé have distribution in France. The film will be released in theaters in October 2016.  

As in previous years, Cannes Classic will also feature nine documentaries about cinema and restored »

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Cannes Classics to Honor Frederick Wiseman and Raymond Depardo, Unveils 2016 Lineup

20 April 2016 8:59 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Frederick Wiseman and Raymond Depardo will be honored, while “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist” director William Friedkin will give the annual Cinema Masterclass at the Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Classics, the selection dedicated to heritage films, unveiled on Wednesday its 2016 lineup, which includes the world premiere preview of Bertrand Tavernier’s documentary about French cinema, “Voyage à travers le cinéma français.”

The program will screen Depardo’s “Faits Divers” (1983) and Wiseman’s “Hospital” (1969).

Most of the films will be released in theaters and on DVD/Blu-ray. The Cannes Classics program will be screened at Paris’ Les Fauvettes theater, the festival Cinema Rittrovato in Bologna and the Institut Lumière in Lyon.

Here’s the full lineup:

Documentaries About Cinema

• The Cinema Travelers by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya (2016, 1h36, India)

• The Family Whistle by Michele Russo (2016, 1h05, Italy)

• Cinema Novo by Eryk Rocha (2016, 1h30, Brazil)

• Midnight Returns: The Story of »

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2016 Cannes Classics Line-Up Includes Restored Films By Kieślowski, Tarkovsky, Godard & More

20 April 2016 8:42 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Now that most of the Cannes Film Festival 2016 line-up has been settled when it comes to new premieres, their Cannes Classics sidebar of restored films is not only a treat for those attending, but a hint at what we can expect to arrive at repertory theaters and labels like Criterion in the coming years.

Today they’ve unveiled their line-up, which is toplined by Bertrand Tavernier‘s new 3-hour and 15-minute documentary about French cinema, Voyage à travers le cinéma français. They will also be screening William Friedkin‘s Sorcerer following his masterclass. Along with various documentaries, both classics in the genre and ones about films, they will also premiere new restorations of Andrei Tarkovsky‘s SolarisJean-Luc Godard‘s Masculin féminin, two episodes of Krzysztof Kieślowski‘s The Decalogue, as well as films from Kenji Mizoguchi, Marlon Brando, Jacques Becker, Mario Bava, and more.

Check out the line-up below. »

- Jordan Raup

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