The Toronto International Film Festival of 2012 is officially over and while we had a great time and saw a lot of different movies, it was definitely a far more bittersweet experience than past years, maybe because we didn’t feel there was an Up in the Air or No Country for Old Men or Slumdog Millionaire or 127 Hours in the bunch – a movie that’s guaranteed to be… Continue reading Toronto Film Festival 2012 Wrap-Up and 'Best of the Fest'
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On Monday afternoon, Lena Dunham, who wrote and directed the beautifully received SXSW discovery Tiny Furniture in 2010, returned to Austin to share the first three episodes of her new HBO series Girls. Her latest creation is a terrifically fresh, recognizable portrait of being young, smart and adrift in a city that isn’t there to serve… Continue reading SXSW: Festival homegirl Lena Dunham premieres three episodes of her new HBO series ‘Girls’
BERLIN — Italian documentary “Caesar Must Die,” showing inmates of a high-security prison staging Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” was awarded the Berlin film festival’s top award Saturday.
Directors Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani received the Golden Bear award out of 18 contenders at what is the first of the year’s major European film festivals.
The Taviani brothers, both in their early 80s, thanked the international jury led by British director Mike Leigh and… Continue reading 'Cesar Must Die': Italian Film Wins Berlin Film Festival