Monday, September 23, 2019

HISTORIC MOVIE STUDIO SAVED FROM WRECKING BALL

July 18, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Britain’s famed Twickenham Studios has been saved. Twickenham — where such films as the Beatles’ Help and A Hard Day’s Night were filmed (as well as such classics as The Private Life of Henry VIII, Alfie, The Italian Job (1969), Blade Runner, A Fish Called Wanda, An American Werewolf in London, Interview with the Vampire […]

DIRECTOR DALDRY: WHY NO OTHER 9/11 MOVIES?

February 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

None of the critics who greeted Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close with angry comments about how it assertedly exploits the 9/11 tragedy to jerk tears from the audience were among those putting questions to Daldry at a news conference at the Berlin Film Festival, where the movie is being screened in competition today […]

BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL SELECTS TWO OSCAR-CONTENDING FILMS

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, has been selected to make its international debut in February at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will screen out of competition, the festival announced today (Monday). The film, set in New York during the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, is due […]