Meet the director of ‘Barbie’, Greta Gerwig
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Greta Gerwig spoke with Reuters about the decisions behind her version of "Barbie", a movie that promises to be one of the cinematic hits of the summer.
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It's almost as if David Bowie has come back to life to narrate the movie "Moonage Daydream", a vivid collage of the music, art and ideas that make up his extraordinary legacy. US filmmaker Brett Morgen spent years sifting through endless audio and film archives and the result is an innovative, sensorial portrait of a man with many faces.
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Maria Schrader's film "She Said," about how the Harvey Weinstein scandal was revealed and ended up triggering the #MeToo movement, shows the power of investigative journalism.
His directorial talents embrace opera, theatre, dance, visual arts and film. As he brings Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" to the Opera Bastille in Paris, Peter Sellars tells us about the lessons the "total work of art" has to teach us about glimpsing beauty amid the madness. This latest production incorporates Bill Viola's flickering video art to echo the themes of the opera.
Choreographer Marco Goecke issued his apology three days after the incident, which occurred in the foyer of Hanover's opera house. Attacking the journalist with dog feces was "an overreaction," he said.
Strictly speaking, Marco Goecke was not fired for smearing dog poo on a critical journalist's face after a bad review, rather he and Hanover's State Opera mutually agreed to dissolve his contract with immediate effect.
Academy Awards bets are open, but a man will definitely win for best director. DW looks at the data following the all-male nominations in the category.
US toy manufacturer Mattel has unveiled its latest Barbie doll, representing a person with Down syndrome. It's the latest move from the company that's been working to diversify the Barbie line after being criticised for promoting unrealistic beauty standards.
She's been held up as a symbol of femininity for generations of little girls. Yet Barbie's influence on popular culture has been called into question over the years, as the doll stands accused of promulgating unrealistic stereotypes. Now her creators Mattel have responded to that criticism. We learn more about efforts to make Barbie and the fashion industry more inclusive.
Two women, a director and a playwright, face charges of justifying terrorism over a play about Russian women recruited to marry radical Islamists in Syria. The charges sparked outrage amid a Russian crackdown on dissent.
Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that bestowed the festival's prestigious top prize on an engrossing, rigorously plotted French courtroom drama that puts a marriage on trial.
The upcoming "Barbie" movie will not appear in Vietnamese cinemas because it depicts a map showing China's claims to the South China Sea, state media reported. It had been scheduled for release later this month.
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