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Great Job, Internet!: Video essay illustrates the power of Alfonso Cuarón’s long take

8 hours ago | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Long takes in films can be a great tool for filmmakers to engage their audiences, or it can simply be a way for hotshot auteurs to show off their ingenuity and grit. In the wrong hands, it’s a showy move that never does much beyond displaying the technical cleverness of an artist. But in the right hands, as showcased in this video essay by Nathan Shapiro (and edited by Ben Hamlen), it’s a way of establishing mood, imparting information, and immersing audiences in a situation and emotion from which they struggle to break free.

Alfonso Cuaron: The Art of Letting it Play from Nathan Shapiro on Vimeo.

In this video, Shapiro examines the way Alfonso Cuarón uses long takes in three of his films: Y Tu Mamá También, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, and Children Of Men (he mentions Gravity toward the end). In each »

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‘Zoom’ Trailer: Alison Pill And Gael Garcia Bernal Star In Metafictional Tale of Sex, Drugs, and Body-Image Insecurity

18 August 2016 7:52 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Everyone has the power to create their own stories, but what if those stories were actually “real”? And what if the people in those stories are writing stories about you? It’s a heady idea, but one that the new metafictional film “Zoom” adopts head on to examine sex, drugs, and body-image insecurity.

Read More: Watch: Sex Doll Artist Alison Pill is Not That Kind of Girl in Exclusive ‘Zoom’ Clip

Alison Pill plays Emma, a sex doll manufacturer by day and cartoonist by night, who longs to look like one of the synthetic creations with which she spends her time, and takes her frustrations out on the page by drawing the ideal man, high-flying, well-endowed film director Edward (Gael Garcia Bernal) shooting a passion project in Rio de Janeiro about model-turned-novelist Michelle (Mariana Ximenes), who in turn, writes about Emma. Things go awry when Emma decides to rob Edward »

- Vikram Murthi

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Diego Luna's Captain Cassian Andor Looks Dejected In New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Still

4 August 2016 2:07 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Following on from that first look at the U-Wing ship earlier today, the Star Wars Movies Instagram page has debuted a new image of Diego Luna (Elysium, Y tu mamá también) as Captain Cassian Andor, who will be tasked with keeping the volatile Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) in check on their dangerous mission. Alien crew members Pao and Bistan can also be glimpsed just out of focus in the background. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set for release on December 16th, 2016. »

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San Sebastian to honour Gael García Bernal by Amber Wilkinson - 2016-08-03 11:54:39

3 August 2016 3:54 AM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Gael García Bernal to received inaugural Latin American Cinema Award at San Sebastian Photo: Courtesy of San Sebastian Film Festival The San Sebastian Film Festival has announced that it is inaugurating a Latin Cinema Award this year. The first recipient will be given to Gael García Bernal.

The Mexican actor - who also has a number of directing and producing credits - will receive his award at the Gala screening of Pablo Larraín’s Neruda, in which he co-stars.

Festival director José Luis Rebordinos said: “The creation of this award represents a new landmark in the Festival’s relationship with the Latin world, making for even stronger ties with its film industry while expressing appreciation for our filmmakers’ work”.

This will be Bernal’s third visit to the Festival since he came with his debut film Amores Perros, selected in 2000. He returned in 2001 in support of Y Tu Mamá También »

- Amber Wilkinson

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‘Blood Father’ New Trailer & Poster: Mel Gibson Will Do Anything To Save His Estranged Daughter

7 July 2016 12:20 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Blood Father” follows John Link (Mel Gibson), an ex-convict and recovering alcoholic who runs a tattoo parlor out of his dusty trailer on the outskirts of Los Angeles. When his estranged daughter (Erin Moriarty) shows up out of the blue on the lam after a drug deal gone bad, Link is forced to protect her when a roving drug cartel comes after her with everything they’ve got. The film also features William H. Macy (“Fargo”), Elisabeth Röhm (“Angel”), Diego Luna (“Y tu mamá también”), Thomas Mann (“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”), Dale Dickey (“Winter;s Bone”), and more. Watch the new trailer for the film below and check out a new poster as well.

Read More: Cannes Review: Mel Gibson is Officially a B-Movie Star With ‘Blood Father

Mel Gibson is best known for his roles as renegade cop Martin Riggs in the “Lethal Weapon” franchise and »

- Vikram Murthi

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Edinburgh interview: 'Moon Dogs'

21 June 2016 5:56 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Screen spoke to the first-time feature producer of well-received Edinburgh title Moon Dogs, backed by Welsh, Irish and Scottish film bodies.

Moon Dogs is a gem that unearthed at the Edinburgh Film Festival, a Scottish Y Tu Mamá También that sees two half-brothers (Jack Parry Jones and newcomer Christy O’Donnell) journey from the Shetlands to Glasgow pursuing romantic and musical dreams.

First time feature film producer Kathy Speirs, who set up her company Un Helly Aa / Clydebank Films in 2012, tells how she managed to persuade the Welsh, Scottish and Irish film boards to finance a film [budgeted between £500k-£1m] from a first time director (Philip John) and producer, featuring no star names.

What were the origins of the film?

The film came about because of my friendship with screenwriters Raymond Friel and Derek Boyle, who I have known for a number of years and they have written two feature films, The Calcium Kid (2004) with Orlando Bloom and Botched (2007), starring »

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‘Mozart In The Jungle’ Star Gael García Bernal On Music & Mexico City – Awardsline

15 June 2016 3:25 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Gael García Bernal is perhaps still best known for his film work (Y Tu Mamá También, Motorcycle Diaries), but his first foray into television with Amazon's comedy Mozart in the Jungle has certainly garnered him plenty of acclaim, since he won a Globe this year for his portrayal of Rodrigo, conductor of the New York Symphony. For the role, Bernal had to learn to convincingly fake expert violin performances and to conduct in venues as intimidating as The Hollywood Bowl. Now… »

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Gael Garcia Bernal is the new Zorro

9 May 2016 10:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

A few months back, we reported that a new Zorro movie is in the works with Alfonso Cuaron’s son Jonas taking control at the helm. Well, now it looks like Cuaron has cast his leading man, Gael Garcia Bernal.

Bernal will play Zorro in the reboot, which is being referred to a simply Z, and the word on the street is that it will be set slightly in the future. Cuaron also wrote the screenplay for the film, which is expected to head to the Cannes Film Festival this week to be sold around the world.

Bernal led Jonas Cuaron‘s superb directorial effort Desierto, which debuted at last year’s London Film Festival, and also Alfonso Cuaron’s stunning Y Tu Mamá También back in 2001.

More on the new Zorro movie as we get it.

The post Gael Garcia Bernal is the new Zorro appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

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Watch: Celebrate the Greatest Cinematography of All-Time With New Video Essay

28 April 2016 12:40 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then there will never be a definitive list of the greatest cinematography, but for our money, one of the finest polls has been recently conducted on the matter. Our friend Scout Tafoya polled over 60 critics on Fandor, including some of us here, and the results can be found in a fantastic video essay below. Rather than the various wordless supercuts that crowd Vimeo, Tafoya wrestles with his thoughts on cinematography as we see the beautiful images overlaid from the top 12 choices.

“I’ve been thinking of the world cinematographically since high school,” Scout says. “Sometime around tenth grade I started looking out windows, at crowds of my peers, at the girls I had crushes on, and imagining the best way to film them. Lowlight, mini-dv or 35mm? Curious and washed out like the way Emmanuel Lubezki shot Y Tu Mamá También, »

- Jordan Raup

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Film News: 2016 Chicago Latino Film Festival Closing Night on April 21 with ‘No Kids’ From Argentina

21 April 2016 1:58 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – It has been two weeks of films and culture for the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival, but all great things come to a conclusion. Thursday, April 21st, 2016, will be the final film gathering of the festival, at the Chicago History Museum, with a showing of “No Kids,” from Argentina.

’No Kids’ (Argentina) is the Closing Night Film at the 32ndst Chicago Latino Film Festival

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“No Kids” was the third highest grossing Argentinian film of 2015. This delightfully energetic comedy from Ariel Winograd (“My First Wedding,” “To Fool a Thief”) centers on Gabriel (Diego Peretti) a divorced father who dotes on his 9-year-old daughter Sofía (Guadalupe Manent, who steals the movie in her big screen debut). Their relationship is disrupted when he falls in love with the child-hating Vicky (Maribel Verdú, “Y Tu Mamá También”), forcing Gabriel to jump through hoops to conceal his daughter. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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How Alfonso Cuaron Went Back to Scratch to Rekindle His Career After ‘Great Expectations’

20 April 2016 5:49 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

From “Gravity” to “Children of Men,” director Alfonso Cuarón and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki have created some of the most visually arresting and emotionally compelling movies of modern times. They’ve won Oscars and fans across the globe, and their reliance on long, seamless tracking shots has inspired a rising generation of filmmakers.

But their collaborations didn’t always result in celluloid magic. In a public discussion about their careers at the Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, Cuarón and Lubezki dismissed 1998’s “Great Expectations,” a modernized retelling of the Charles Dickens novel, as a black mark on their resumes.

“I think it’s a complete failed film,” said Cuarón, while Lubezki agreed that it was “the least satisfying of our movies.”

The film followed “A Little Princess,” a critically beloved children’s story that both men found immensely satisfying to make. They lacked the same connection to the story of an »

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Film News: Week Two Highlights of 2016 Chicago Latino Film Festival

15 April 2016 2:16 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – It’s Week Two of the 32nd Edition of the Chicago Latino Film Festival, and the films, programs and filmmakers are creating a big buzz over at the AMC River East 21 Theatre, where all the festival films are being shown. The huge variety of movies from Latino countries all over the world has brought in the film buffs and fans, making Chicago again the place to be for film.

The week culminates with the Closing Night film and festivities at the Chicago History Museum. For specific details regarding that night and to purchase tickets click here.

No Kids’ (Argentina) is the Closing Night Film at the 32ndst Chicago Latino Film Festival

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The highlights of Week Two films are as follows…

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Hundreds were inspired and amazed by their performance last year at the Closing Night concert of the 10th Annual Chicago Latino Music Festival. »

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Everybody Runs: An Interview with Louis Garrel

14 March 2016 7:51 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Two FriendsThough known primarily as an actor, Louis Garrel has been conducting appreciable efforts behind the camera as well. After directing three short films, including a César-nominated Petit tailleur, and most recently La règle de trois, Louis Garrel expands upon his fascination of threes with his first feature length film, Two Friends (Les deux amis), in which he also stars. Based loosely on  the French play The Moods of Marianne, Garrel's film finds professional movie extra Vincent (Vincent Macaigne) in frenzied love with Mona (Goldshifteh Farahani), who cannot and will not give in to his romantic advances due in part to her restrictive situation, which she keeps secret. She works behind a pastry counter by day, but every evening must return to prison for curfew, not unlike an incarcerated Cinderella. Vincent enlists his best friend, the caddish Abel (Louis Garrel), to help win her over or at least understand her cooling passion. »

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The Flatliners Remake Is Adding A Star Wars: Rogue One Star

1 March 2016 2:47 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

With remakes and reboots all the rage in Hollywood these days, it.s never a surprise to hear that another old favorite is being prepped to head back into theaters. Now it looks like the Flatliners remake is finally gaining some more traction, as actor Diego Luna is in talks to take on a role in the film. A report from The Wrap says that Diego Luna, who recently finished work on Star Wars: Rogue One, is looking to add his name to the main roster of actors who will be working on the movie. Luna started in entertainment when he was just a child in 1982, but his breakout role came with the 2001 film Y Tu Mamá También. Since then he.s hade a number of appearances in Spanish language and American films, such as, Frida, Open Range, The Terminal, Mister Lonely, Milk, Rudo y Cursi and Elysium, and »

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Criterion’s May 2016 Line-Up, Themes of ‘Hail, Caesar!,’ Lars von Trier Announces Next Film, and More

16 February 2016 2:43 PM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

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They Shoot Pictures Don’t They‘s 1,000 Greatest Films has been updated for 2016 with Y tu mamá también, Limite, Rope, Twenty Years Later, and My Own Private Idaho being the highest climbers.

The Criterion Collection’s May 2016 line-up has been unveiled (click covers for more):

The Lobster has switched hands from Alchemy to A24, THR reports. There’s no word yet on a new release date.

Our own Forrest Cardemenis on the dark side of the dream factory as it relates to Hail, Caesar! and the Coens‘ self-critical genre movies at Bk Mag:

Whatever else the Coen Brothers may be—a somewhat cagey, idiosyncratic pair; independent filmmakers »

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Berlin: Luna, Bichir Topline Canana’s ‘Black Minutes’ (Exclusive)

10 February 2016 11:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Academy Award-nominated Demian Bichir (“A Better Life”), Diego Luna (“Y Tu Mamá También”) and Sofia Espinosa (“Gloria”) will star in “The Black Minutes,” one of two new and high-profile titles brought onto Berlin’s market by Im Global/Canana’s joint sales venture Mundial.

Mexico/L.A.-based, and headed by Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal and Pablo Cruz, Canana also produces “The Black Minutes,” which weighs in as one of the big new players for the U.S. Latino audience, Mexico and beyond.

Mundial will also sell 2016 Sundance-selected “Mr. Pig,” directed by Luna, and starring Danny Glover.

A modern-day film noir and tale of crime, corruption and cover-ups that brings a 20-year-old cold case crashing into the present day, “The Black Minutes” turns on a world weary cop and serial killer confronting past crimes that have tied them together for many years.

Adapting the same-titled novel by Martin Solares, “The »

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10 Sexiest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of

31 January 2016 7:07 PM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Focus Features

Sex and the cinema have always gone hand in hand, predominantly because they are both subjects that heavily rely on the idea of fantasy. Inevitably, filmmakers have thus exploited sex – and all that is associated with the act – to varied results across the span of the century.

There are the “classic” films built around themes of sex, of course: Last Tango in Paris, Belle de Jour, In the Realm of the Senses, Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom. Then there also those films that have been branded as outright “sexy” – films such as Wild Things, Cruel IntentionsY Tu Mamá También, The Dreamers and Secretary – which exist purposely to ignite something in the loins. And it’s those sorts of films that this list is interested in.

Everyone is familiar with Basic Instinct and Eyes Wide Shut as far as sexy cinematic ventures go, but what about the »

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5 Things to Know About Golden Globe Winner and Mozart in the Jungle's Gael García Bernal

10 January 2016 8:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

He may've just won Hollywood's attention by snagging the coveted trophy for best actor in a television series, comedy or musical, but Gael García Bernal has long been an indie darling. Though it's his first Golden Globe win, it definitely wasn't the actor's first impressive performance. Wondering where you've seen Mozart in the Jungle's intense New York Symphony maestro before? Here's a primer on the Mexican heartthrob making headlines this awards season. 1. He revved our engines in The Motorcycle Diaries.Bernal made a lasting impression in the 2004 biopic The Motorcycle Diaries, where he played the young Che Guevara on »

- Diana Pearl

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