Tuesday , October 23 2018


Fiennes dives deeper into dark comedy – ‘Bigger Splash’ a different beast

LOS ANGELES, April 26, (RTRS): Ralph Fiennes exploded onto the movie scene with an Oscar-nominated performance in Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” 23 years ago. Becoming a prestige mainstay in dramas like “Quiz Show,” “The English Patient,” “The End of the Affair” and “The Constant Gardener,” he established a bit of …

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Police dept in spotlight in ‘Resist’ – Omnibus film about passionate love in ‘Madly’

LOS ANGELES, April 25, (RTRS): Often the most shocking developments are the ones quietly happening under our noses, the sorts of things appearing in investigative reports and then pushed aside by the next scandal or tragedy. Gratitude goes to those documentarians who shine a broader light, which is what Craig …

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Prince’s legacy includes black activism – Pop icon was a one-man band & friend to many others

Prince accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was more than just a pop superstar; he was a black activist. “Albums …

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‘Adult Life Skills’ rehash of stunted-adolescent dramedies – Whittaker radiates messy immaturity as Anna

LOS ANGELES, April 25, (RTRS): It’s fitting that Whitesnake’s hair-metal classic “Here I Go Again” closes out “Adult Life Skills,” as writer/director Rachel Tunnard’s film is a cheesy rehash of numerous stunted-adolescent dramedies. This story of an English woman struggling with adulthood on the cusp of her thirtieth birthday dispenses …

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Beyonce again proves she’s King B – ‘Lemonade’ makes bold social, political statement

Beyonce doesn’t simply release albums anymore, she unleashes events. And so it was this weekend, amid deep mourning for a lost icon, music’s queen dropped “Lemonade”, an arresting display of what technically qualifies as videos and singles, but is better described as a work of art that appeared deeply personal, yet …

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All the world’s a stage for Shakespeare’s 400th ’versary – Charles joins actors to play ‘Hamlet’

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, United Kingdom, April 24, (AFP): Prince Charles joined top British actors live on stage in a surprise crack at playing “Hamlet”, as thousands of William Shakespeare fans packed The Bard’s hometown for the 400th anniversary of his death on Saturday. The heir to the throne joined the likes of …

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Prince cremated in private ceremony – Family, friends bid a loving goodbye to pop icon

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, (Agencies): Some of Prince’s “most beloved” family, friends and musicians celebrated his life in a small, private service on Saturday after his remains had been cremated. His publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement that the 57-year-old music superstar’s family and friends gathered “in a private, beautiful …

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‘Here’, ‘Return’ score audience awards – ‘Mr Church’ inspired by true friendship

LOS ANGELES, April 24, (RTRS): Thriller “Here Alone” and documentary “The Return” nabbed the audience awards at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. The two titles, along with runners-up “Children of the Mountain” and “Midsummer in Newtown,” will receive encore screenings April 24, the final day of the 15th annual festival. The …

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‘Revenant’, Sicario’ take motion picture prizes at LMGI Awards – Argentina’s ‘Paulina’ wins prizes at Beijing Film Fest

LOS ANGELES, April 24, (RTRS): “The Revenant” just keeps on winning. The Leonardo DiCaprio-starrer, which counts three Oscars among its many trophies, also took the top prize for outstanding locations in a period film at the 3rd annual Location Managers Guild International Awards, which honor the contributions of location pros …

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VR takes early steps toward art – Cast of ‘Taxi Driver’ reunites for 40th ’versary

NEW YORK, April 23, (AP): Walking through most doors at the Tribeca Film Festival means taking a seat in a theater full of chattering moviegoers. But there are also darkened, cloth-wrapped chambers — like old carnival booths promising never-before-seen wonders — that offer nothing but a headset, headphones and perhaps …

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