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Daily Briefing. Another Hitchcock Story

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Just yesterday, we got word from Deadline's Nancy Tartaglione that Sienna Miller and Toby Jones would be playing Tippi Hedren and Alfred Hitchcock in the BBC-hbo co-production, The Girl. Later that same day, the Hollywood Reporter's Borys Kit broke the news that, after four years in development, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho "is in the process of being set up at Fox Searchlight. Anthony Hopkins, who is attached to play Hitchcock, and Sacha Gervasi (Anvil! The Story of Anvil), who is directing, are making the move and are being joined by Helen Mirren, who will play the filmmaker's wife, Alma Reville."

The Playlist's Kevin Jagernauth: "The subject matter is great stuff for movie buffs. Psycho was a project that Paramount hated. Hitchcock was originally going to direct No Bail for the Judge with Audrey Hepburn but had to scrap those plans when the actress became pregnant. So he moved on to Psycho,
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Tiff Celebrates The Year’s Finest Canadian Features and Shorts

It’s been another fantastic year for Canadian cinema and there is a good chance a few films will crack our staff’s best of 2011 list (which we will be posting sometime between Christmas and New Years). Until than, you can also check out Tiff’s selections of the top 10 best features and top 10 best short films of 2011, as determined by a panel of industry professionals, during tonight’s 11th annual Canada’s Top Ten announcement.

Here is the press release:

Established in 2001, Canada’s Top Ten celebrates excellence in Canadian cinema and raises public awareness of Canadian achievements in film. Taking place from January 5 to 15, 2012 at Tiff Bell Lightbox, the programme features a panel discussion and public screenings accompanied by introductions and Q&A sessions with filmmakers. Select films will tour major cities across the country, including Vancouver’s Pacific Cinematheque, Edmonton’s Metro Cinema and Ottawa’s ByTowne Cinema.
See full article at SoundOnSight »

My Little Princess bags top honours at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival

My Little Princess bags top honours at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival
The 13th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance entertainment initiative organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (Mami) that kick started on 13th October, concluded this evening, after showcasing over 200 films from 60 countries across various sections at its three venues- Cinemax Versova, Cinemax Sion and Metro Big Cinemas. The gala eight day affair came to an end with its closing film Dolphin's Tale directed by Charles Martin Smith starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd amongst others which was followed by the closing night awards function event at 'Sun n Sand' hosted by actress Essha Koppikhar. The event witnessed numerous celebrities that include award winning International and Indian actors, directors and producers. The International lifetime achievement award was given to Morgan Freeman and Indian lifetime achievement award was given to Gulzar. In the International Competition category, The Golden Gateway Award and cash prize of Us $ 100,000 for The Best Film was presented to French
See full article at BollywoodHungama »

My Little Princess bags top honours at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival

My Little Princess bags top honours at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival
The 13th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance entertainment initiative organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (Mami) that kick started on 13th October, concluded this evening, after showcasing over 200 films from 60 countries across various sections at its three venues- Cinemax Versova, Cinemax Sion and Metro Big Cinemas. The gala eight day affair came to an end with its closing film Dolphin's Tale directed by Charles Martin Smith starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd amongst others which was followed by the closing night awards function event at 'Sun n Sand' hosted by actress Essha Koppikhar. The event witnessed numerous celebrities that include award winning International and Indian actors, directors and producers. The International lifetime achievement award was given to Morgan Freeman and Indian lifetime achievement award was given to Gulzar. In the International Competition category, The Golden Gateway Award and cash prize of Us $ 100,000 for The Best Film was presented to French
See full article at BollywoodHungama »

French film My Little Princess wins top honours at 13th Mumbai Film Festival

French film My Little Princess wins top honours at 13th Mumbai Film Festival
The Golden Gateway Award and cash prize of Us $ 100,000 for The Best Film at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival was presented to French film My Little Princess directed by Eva Ionesco.

The festival came to an end with the closing film Dolphin’s Tale directed by Charles Martin Smith starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd amongst others which was followed by the closing night awards function event at ‘Sun n Sand’ hosted by actress Isha Koppikar.

The Silver Gateway Award for Jury Grand Prize and cash prize of Us $ 50,000 was presented to Canadian film The Salesman (Le Vendeur) directed by Sebastien Pilote.

The Silver Gateway Award for Best Director was presented to Eva Ionesco for My Little Princess. The Silver Gateway Award for Best Actress was presented to Isabelle Huppert and Anamaria Vartolomei for their performance in the same film.

The Silver Gateway Award for Best Actor was presented to Gilbert Sicotte
See full article at DearCinema.com »

Moving Pictures Has Got Laff 2011 Covered

Check out the links below — and check back often — for our preview, reviews, blogs and more from the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival.

Preview

Fest Director Rebecca Yeldham LAFFs Out Loud

The independent film producer discusses the Los Angeles Film Festival’s successes, challenges and philosophy, with an eye to the future

Reviews

Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds lacks the gravitas required for this role, and director Martin Campbell’s superior skills fail to save the superhero from an inane screenplay

Hot Coffee

Susan Saladoff’s documentary will knock you backward and change your perception of what you thought you knew

“The Salesman” (“Le Vendeur”)

The first feature from Canadian writer-director Sébastien Pilote is a thoughtful meditation on life, salesmanship and the clearance of snow

The Future

Miranda July confirms her distinctive voice with a sophomore film that crescendos from longing folk song to surrealist symphony

“Where Soldiers Come From” (documentary)

Quality
See full article at Moving Pictures Network »

Moving Pictures Has Got Laff 2011 Covered

Check out the links below — and check back often — for our preview, reviews, blogs and more from the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival.

Preview

Fest Director Rebecca Yeldham LAFFs Out Loud

The independent film producer discusses the Los Angeles Film Festival’s successes, challenges and philosophy, with an eye to the future

Reviews

Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds lacks the gravitas required for this role, and director Martin Campbell’s superior skills fail to save the superhero from an inane screenplay

Hot Coffee

Susan Saladoff’s documentary will knock you backward and change your perception of what you thought you knew

“The Salesman” (“Le Vendeur”)

The first feature from Canadian writer-director Sébastien Pilote is a thoughtful meditation on life, salesmanship and the clearance of snow

The Future

Miranda July confirms her distinctive voice with a sophomore film that crescendos from longing folk song to surrealist symphony

“Where Soldiers Come From” (documentary)

Quality
See full article at Moving Pictures Magazine »

L.A Film Fest - Opening Night Film Announced

The Los Angeles Film Festival has announced the world premiere of Richard Linklater's Bernie as the opening night film for the 2011 festival.

The film will kick off the festival on June 16 at Regal Cinemas Stadium 14 at L.A. Live. It is written by Skip Hollandsworth and director Linklater and stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, and Matthew McConaughey.

The film follows a beloved mortician (Black) from a small Texas town, even winning over the town's richest, meanest widow (MacLaine). Even after Bernie commits a horrible crime, people still will not utter a bad word against him.

"We're thrilled to be opening the Festival with the world premiere of this delicious black comedy - a treat from one of the most original and exciting voices in independent film, Richard Linklater," said Festival director Rebecca Yeldham. "With its fabulous all-star cast, Bernie is a perfect stage setter for the incredible line-up of
See full article at Reel Movie News »

Moving Pictures Has Got Sundance Covered

Check out the links below — and check back often — for all the latest blogs, reviews, video interviews and filmmaker features from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

Actors scheduled to appear in the Moving Pictures Media Studio on Park City’s Main Street during the fest include Elizabeth Banks, Kate Bosworth, Steve Buscemi, Patrick Dempsey, Zooey Deschanel, Paul Giamatti, Ed Helms, Rashida Jones, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Emma Roberts, Paul Rudd, Alicia Silverstone, Liv Tyler and Rita Wilson (talent subject to change). Do you have a question for one of our guests? Leave it in the comment box below for the chance to connect with a Sundance star!

Preview

‘Be There’ or Be Square: Festival director John Cooper and programming director Trevor Groth are making Sundance the gem of indie fests. Read our interview with the duo for insider tips on how to Sundance, from in-depth programming notes to what to pack
See full article at Moving Pictures Network »

Moving Pictures Has Got Sundance Covered

Check out the links below — and check back often — for all the latest blogs, reviews, video interviews and filmmaker features from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

Actors scheduled to appear in the Moving Pictures Media Studio on Park City’s Main Street during the fest include Elizabeth Banks, Kate Bosworth, Steve Buscemi, Patrick Dempsey, Zooey Deschanel, Paul Giamatti, Ed Helms, Rashida Jones, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Emma Roberts, Paul Rudd, Alicia Silverstone, Liv Tyler and Rita Wilson (talent subject to change). Do you have a question for one of our guests? Leave it in the comment box below for the chance to connect with a Sundance star!

Preview

‘Be There’ or Be Square: Festival director John Cooper and programming director Trevor Groth are making Sundance the gem of indie fests. Read our interview with the duo for insider tips on how to Sundance, from in-depth programming notes to what to pack
See full article at Moving Pictures Magazine »

'Le vendeur' In Theatres Sept. 30

Sébastien Pilote's Le vendeur is likely to have a limited release after a run at the Sundance International Film Festival.

The film stars Gilbert Sicotte, Nathalie Cavezzali, Jean-Robert Bourdage, Jean-François Boudreau, Pierre Leblanc and Jeremy Tessier.

Marcel Lévesque (Sicotte) is the best salesman of a declining small industrial town's car dealership in the St-Jean Lake. During an endless winter, a local factory is temporarily shut down. Marcel will come across François (Boudreau), a jobless worker from the local factory. Moreover, a tragedy will change his life.
See full article at The Cultural Post »

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