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    Phoenix’s gritty ‘Joker’ drives critics crazy

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral performance as the downtrodden street clown who transforms into the ‘Joker’ was hailed by critics as ‘sensational’ and ‘unnerving’ on Saturday, as...

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    Almodovar recognised with Venice film festival lifetime award

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Legendary Spanish director Pedro Almodovar won the Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival Thursday, calling the recognition an ‘act of poetic...

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    Donald Sutherland to get honorary award

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    Canadian actor Donald Sutherland, known for films as diverse as ‘M*A*S*H’ and the Hunger Games series, will  receive a lifetime achievement award at Spain’s San...

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    Vitalina Varela wins top prizes at Locarno film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    ‘Vitalina Varela’, Portuguese director Pedro Costa’s dark portrayal of a Cape Verde woman who flies to Lisbon to bury her husband, scooped the top prize...

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    25th Sarajevo Film Festival opens with honours for directors

    Agence France-Presse . Sarajevo | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    The Sarajevo Film Festival launched its 25th annual edition Friday by bestowing its top honour on Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Polish counterpart Pawel...

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    Fagun Haway bags two awards at SAARC Film Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Tauquir Ahmed’s language movement film Fagun Haway bagged two awards at the ninth edition of SAARC Film Festival which ended on Sunday in Colombo, Sri...

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    Bill Murray to get Lifetime honour at Rome fest

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    A-list star Bill Murray is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Festival while director Ron Howard will unveil a documentary about...

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    Martel to chair Venice film fest

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    Argentine filmmaker Lucrecia Martel will chair the jury of the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, organisers of the world’s oldest movie gala said...

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    Almodovar to get Venice film festival lifetime award

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    Spanish director Pedro Almodovar will receive a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival this year, the organisers said on Friday. They...

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