29 May 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including coronavirus-safe red carpets, how to get the real cinema experience in your own home and the online retrospective of American independent filmmaker Mark Rappaport from the Munich Film Museum. She also gives us the week's film picks, including Romanian director Anca Damian's "Marona's Fantastic Tale" and Irish director Lorcan Finnegan's dystopian oddity "Vivarium."
20 Mar 2020
Hollywood actor Will Smith - who starred in the post-apocalyptic action movie 'I Am Legend' - has joked he feels "responsible for a lot of the misinformation" surrounding coronavirus.
3 Mar 2020
Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) had its global premiere last Monday at a sold-out CinemaxX at the just-concluded Berlin International Film Festival. Directed by the Esiri brothers, Arie and Ochuko, the GDN Studios-presented film also had three equally sold-out subsequent screenings over the course of the Berlinale. Here is a cross-section of views from those who were lucky enough to purchase a ticket to view the highly-rated Nigerian film.
26 Feb 2020
Directors say Eyimofe will make you feel like you were actually in Lagos Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) is enjoying a good run at the Berlin International Film Festival, with tickets sold out for the first two nights of screening. Deutsche Welle’s Eddy Micah Jr had the directors of the highly-rated Nigerian film, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, on News Africa where the siblings, amongst other things, talked about how Eyimofe will make audiences feel like they actually travelled to Lagos and experienced the day-to-day life of residents of Africa’s most populous city.
23 Feb 2020
During his campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Trump took a break from his campaign agenda to express his discontent over Parasite’s historic best picture win at the Academy Awards this month.
11 Feb 2020
Brad Pitt dedicated his Academy Awards win for Actor in a Supporting Role for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' to his children.
10 Feb 2020
Antonio Banderas starring in 'Pain and Glory' says "something is changing," in Hollywood, which is under scrutiny this awards season for its lack of diversity.
10 Feb 2020
Laura Dern, Antonio Banderas and Sam Mendes among the Hollywood actors and Oscars nominees walking the red carpet moments ahead of the 92nd Academy Awards.
3 Feb 2020
The Oscars dinner menu that will be served on February 9th to Hollywood stars will mostly be vegan. “We have this year a great variety of vegan dishes”, says star chef Wolfgang Puck, “because I think it’s also fun for us”.
26 Dec 2019
Hollywood legend Jane Fonda reveals she attempted to meet President Donald Trump shortly after his election with a group of "beautiful, voluptuous, brilliant" climate activists including Pamela Anderson in order to convince him to tackle global warming.
17 Dec 2019
Christopher Reeve's Superman cape sells for $193,750 at Julien's blockbuster auction of rare Hollywood memorabilia, setting a new world record as the most expensive superhero cape sold at an auction.
14 Dec 2019
The French government's week hasn’t started well, with the revelation that The High Commissioner for Pensions, Jean-Paul Delevoye, has undeclared interests in the insurance world, stoking anger amongst an already disgruntled French public striking over pension reform. Elsewhere, women are in the spotlight, with Finland set to swear in 34-year old Sanna Marin as Prime Minister. She will head up a government of five parties all led by women. There has been less progress in Hollywood however – where wom