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Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ wins Berlin film fest’s Golden Bear

BERLIN (AP) — Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s “Synonyms,” a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and tries to immerse himself in his new country, has won the Berlin International Film Festival’s top Golden Bear award. The film was chosen Saturday from a field of 16 movies competing at the first […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, France, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Nadav Lapid


Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival

BERLIN (AP) — The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 16 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently at the festival. Women directors represented 63 percent of the films […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation


Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of ‘Downfall,’ dies at 77

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in “Downfall” and an angel in Wim Wenders’ “Wings of Desire,” has died. He was 77. German news agency dpa reported that Ganz’s management said Saturday he died in Zurich. Ganz, a prominent figure in the German-language theater […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Adolf Hitler, Zurich, Ganz, Bruno Ganz, Wim Wenders Wings of Desire


It’s a girl! Berlin zoo’s baby polar bear has 1st checkup

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin’s Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is “a perky, strong girl.” Keepers and vets were able to separate the 11-week old bear from mother Tonja for the first time to conduct a medical checkup, during which they also determined the cub’s sex. The zoo said Friday that the as […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Tonja


Zhang Yimou’s ‘One Second’ dropped from Berlin film festival

BEIJING (AP) — The latest film from famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has been dropped from the Berlin film festival for what the festival described as technical reasons. A notice on the official Weibo microblogging service account for the movie “One Second” apologized but gave no details other than to say it was not possible […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Berlin, Beijing, Nation, Weibo, Zhang Yimou


China film dropped from Berlin for ‘technical reasons’

BEIJING (AP) — The latest film from famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has been dropped from the Berlin International Film Festival for “technical reasons.” A notice on the official Weibo microblogging service account for the movie “One Second” apologized but gave no details other than to say it was not possible to show the film […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, China, Berlin, Beijing, Nation, Weibo, Zhang Yimou


February 12 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

February 12 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s February 12 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptSt...
Tags: England, TV, Movies, Horror, Berlin, India, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Digital, Hugh Jackman, Moscow, TV News, Drew Barrymore, Freddie Mercury, Eiffel Tower, Dvd


Watergate in full: Epic documentary shows at Berlin festival

BERLIN (AP) — Director Charles Ferguson thought Watergate had never “properly been done.” The result is a documentary that explores the American presidential scandal in its full epic span and clocks in at more than four hours. Ferguson, who directed the Oscar-winning financial crisis documentary “Inside Job,” is presenting the film this week at the […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Ferguson, Charles Ferguson


‘Counterpart’ Canceled at Starz After Two Seasons, But It Might Be Picked Up Elsewhere

Before the likes of Netflix and Hulu came around, most shows that got canceled were gone forever. But thanks to the popularity of streaming services, we’re now living in an age where the axing of a show doesn’t necessarily mean it’s dead. Another show has been added to the purgatory of cancellation for the time being, but there’s a chance it might be picked up elsewhere. Counterpart is a sci-fi espionage thriller at Starz starring J.K. Simmons that has been running for two seasons. Sadly, the s...
Tags: Television, Movies, Berlin, Sci-fi, Earth, Netflix, Thriller, United Nations, Starz, Hulu, J K Simmons, Simmons, Justin-Marks, Carmi Zlotnik, Media Rights Capital, Counterpart


Starz Gives Counterpart The Axe

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Starz gives Counterpart the axe Despite two highly acclaimed seasons for the premium cable network, the sci-fi espionage thriller Counterpart will not be getting a third season from Starz, according to The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googl...
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Berlinale 2019: Alejandro Landes' Stunning, Vigorous Thriller 'Monos'

One of the international highlights at both the Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals this year is a Colombian thriller titled Monos, the second feature film from director Alejandro Landes (born in Brazil, raised in Ecuador and Colombia; his first feature was Porfirio in 2011). The strength of this fantastic film lies in its simplicity, and its stunning dream-like feel that makes it a rush to watch. The official description is just as vague as the film: On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with g...
Tags: Movies, Review, Berlin, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Berlinale, Alejandro Landes, Porfirio, Sundance Film Festivals


Christian Bale says he felt like ‘bullfrog’ in Cheney role

BERLIN (AP) — Christian Bale says transforming himself into former Vice President Dick Cheney made him feel “like a bullfrog.” Bale has been nominated for a best actor Oscar for his part in “Vice,” which also has best movie and best director nominations. He and director Adam McKay presented the movie Monday at the Berlin […]
Tags: Movies, News, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Oscar, Christian Bale, Dick Cheney, Cheney, Adam Mckay


5 alleged Hitler watercolors go unsold at German auction

BERLIN (AP) — Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes. The Nuremberger Nachrichten newspaper reported Sunday that no bids were received on the paintings, which had […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Nuremberg, Hitler, Adolf Hitler, Nuremberger Nachrichten


Brits Shine a Light on European Auteurs in Berlin

The latest films from Agnieszka Holland, Joanna Hogg, Lone Scherfig and Sally Potter will be repped by U.K.-based sales firms in Berlin as the Brits continue to carve out a profile for European auteur-driven movies. Scherfig’s Berlinale opener “The Kindness of Strangers,” Holland’s Stalin-era competition title “Mr. Jones,” and Hogg’s “The Souvenir” from the Panorama […]
Tags: Games, News, Berlin, Spotlight, Lone Scherfig, Holland, Berlin Film Festival, Sally Potter, Jones, Stalin, Hogg, Scherfig, Agnieszka Holland, Agnieszka Holland Joanna Hogg Lone Scherfig


Back to Berlinale - Kicking Off My First European Film Festival of 2019

"I don't know anything about life, but everything about cinema." From one film festival this January, right into another. The 69th Berlin Film Festival, also known as Berlinale , has kicked off this week in Berlin, Germany. Due to a change in the timing of the Sundance Film Festival, that festival ended and then only a few days later the Berlin Film Festival started up. Meaning for those of who go to both festivals (which isn't many people but there's a few of us out there) we didn't have any...
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Juliette Binoche: Let justice do its work in Weinstein case

BERLIN (AP) — Actress Juliette Binoche is urging people to “let justice do what it needs to do” in the case of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, and says it shouldn’t be forgotten that he was a “great producer.” Binoche spoke Thursday at the Berlin film festival, where she is jury president. The star of “Chocolat” […]
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Harvey Weinstein, Juliette Binoche, Weinstein, Binoche


Berlin film fest gets underway with strong female showing

BERLIN (AP) — The first of the year’s major European film festivals is getting underway in Berlin with a strong contingent of movies from female directors. French actress Juliette Binoche heads a six-member jury at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival. Starting Thursday with Danish director Lone Scherfig’s “The Kindness of Strangers,” it will see […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Lone Scherfig, Juliette Binoche


February 5 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

February 5 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s February 5 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStan...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Horror, Berlin, Digital, Los Angeles, Netflix, House, Paris, TV News, Rangers, Silicon Valley, Nazi, DEA, Rosamund Pike


‘This is Not Berlin’ director Hari Sama on how getting naked in public inspired his actors

The director opens up about his youth, his sexual exploration, and why everyone needs to come out--even straight people
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Berlin, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Sundance, Hari Sama, This Is Not Berlin


Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 Back on Track With All-Star Cast

Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 back on track with all-star cast Nearly two months after delaying the film once again, Rocket Science Productions has announced that the long-in-development courtroom drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 from writer-director Aaron Sorkin (Molly’s Game) is officially back on track with an A-list ensemble cast. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds'...
Tags: Movies, Aaron Sorkin, Berlin, America, Chicago, Paul Greengrass, Joseph Gordon-levitt, Eddie Redmayne, Seth Rogen, Vietnam, New York Stock Exchange, Ben Stiller, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Sacha Baron Cohen, Woods


Berlin Bouncer: A Movie About 3 of Berlin’s Most Famous Club Bouncers

Finally! The feared and mystified bouncers of the infamous Berlin club scene are featured in their own film! Didn’t you always want to know what a bouncer is like in daily life? Director David Dietl accompanied three well-known bouncers, Frank Künster, Sven Marquardt and Smiley Baldwin, for a while to give us a glimpse behind the curtains of the people that you usually have a very one-sided conversation with – “bitte” or “heute leider nicht”. Berlin Bouncer tells the story of the development of ...
Tags: Fashion, Movies, Berlin, People, Party, Nightlife, Berghain, Sven Marquardt, Bouncer, Dietl, David Dietl, Frank Künster Sven Marquardt, Smiley Baldwin


Sam Rockwell, Octavia Spencer and Allison Janney Team Up for The Heart

Sam Rockwell, Octavia Spencer and Allison Janney team up for The Heart According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar winners Sam Rockwell, Octavia Spencer and Allison Janney have joined The Heart, an action comedy from Oscar winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (The Descendants). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var sta...
Tags: Florida, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Berlin, Manchester, Oscar, Allison Janney, Lucy, Joe, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Walsh, Spencer, Jim, Sam Rockwell, Rockwell


This Week In Trailers: Wild Rose, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men, Ghost Town Anthology, Drunk Parents, Styx

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we reflect on the Wu-Tang Clan, figure out the shortest distance between Scotland and Nashville, navigate some troubled waters, get ...
Tags: Movies, Scotland, Berlin, Uncategorized, This Week In Trailers, Nashville, Wu Tang, Movie Trailers, Wu Tang Clan, Alec Baldwin, Styx, Tom Harper, Movie Marketing, Denis Cote, Wild Rose, Sacha Jenkins


Berlin police seize 3 Hitler paintings as possible fakes

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say three watercolor landscapes allegedly painted by a young Adolf Hitler are being examined by experts to determine if they are fakes. Police spokesman Martin Halweg said Friday the paintings were seized from a city auction house before they could be sold after they had received a complaint questioning their […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Hitler, Adolf Hitler, Martin Halweg


Exclusive Berlin, I Love You Poster Featuring Keira Knightley & More!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive Berlin, I Love You Poster Featuring Keira Knightley & More! Saban Films has provided ComingSoon.net with the exclusive poster for the upcoming anthology film Berlin, I Love You, part of the “Cities of Love” franchise. Check out the Berlin, I Love You poster in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: New York, Movies, Keira Knightley, Berlin, Paris, Diego Luna, Berlin Berlin, Movie News, David Vernon Berlin


A Drink at the Opera – Photos from Cocktails & Movies with Staatsoper Berlin

Sponsored.  How does the Apocalypse taste? What would you like to drink on the last night before the world ended? Maybe your choice would be Champagne? Or would it be a refined cocktail with a wildflower swimming in it? The newest production Violetter Schnee by  Staatsoper Unter den Linden   is all about the end of the world. Five people are trapped inside a bunker and when they leave it to see if the world is alright they discover they are doomed forever. The opera is inspired by the cu...
Tags: Photos, Fashion, Movies, Berlin, Theater, Opera, Solaris, Cocktail, Tarkowski, Staatsoper, Olga Khristolyubova, Staatsoper unter den Linden, Russian Standard, Andrei Tarkowski, Violetter Schnee, Standard Platinum Blue Curacao


New US Trailer for Silent Sailing Thriller 'Styx' Starring Susanne Wolff

Film Movement has debuted an official US trailer for a dramatic thriller titled Styx, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival last year to quite a bit of worthy acclaim. This mostly-silent film is about a woman who decides to embark on a solo sailing journey from Europe to to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. Not only does she encounter a violent storm that nearly kills her, she encounters something else that changes her forever. Susanne Wolff stars in this, giving an incredible pe...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Trailer, Berlin, US, Robert Redford, Atlantic Ocean, Ascension Island, Indies, To Watch, Susanne Wolff


Unclothed Emperor? Costumes for opera stolen in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The emperor has no clothes in this production of Puccini’s “Turandot” by the Lithuanian National Opera, but then again neither does any other character. Guetersloh police said Monday the costumes coming from Spain for the upcoming production of Giacomo Puccini’s three-act opera were stolen from a truck near the western German city […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Germany, Berlin, Spain, Ap, Nation, Puccini, Giacomo Puccini, Guetersloh


‘Suspiria’ Remake Featurette Teaches You the Secret Language of Dance

The weird and wild Suspiria remake is now available on digital, giving you a chance to watch Luca Guadagnino‘s bloody epic from the comfort of your own home. To coincide with the digital release, and the upcoming Blu-ray as well, a new Suspiria remake featurette takes you behind-the-scenes to show you how the movie’s choreographer created the strange and memorable dance sequences. Suspiria Remake Featurette There’s a lot of differences between the original Suspiria and the 2018 remake. ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Horror, Berlin, Johnson, Dakota Johnson, Remakes, Video Clips, Damien, Olga, Dario Argento, Argento, Luca Guadagnino, Susie, Suspiria, Behind the Scenes Footage


‘Berlin, I Love You’ Trailer: Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren Star in Fourth ‘Cities’ Anthology Film

Following the footsteps of Paris, je t’aime in 2006, New York, I Love You in 2008, and Rio, Eu Te Amo in 2014, comes Berlin, I Love You, the fourth official entry in the “Cities of Love” anthology film series. And in this Hollywood vision of the German city, it turns out there are precious few German people but plenty of British and American expats, played by stars like Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Luke Wilson, and Mickey Rourke. Berlin I Love You Trailer Keira Knightley is finally ou...
Tags: New York, Movies, Romance, Drama, Keira-Knightley, Berlin, Paris, New Orleans, Venice, Movie Trailers, Dianna Agron, Rio, Independent, Rio Eu Te Amo, Jenna Dewan, Diego Luna



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