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HOLLYWOOD TO BE WELL REPRESENTED AT LONDON FILM FEST

September 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although Hollywood films have been given short shrift at several leading overseas film festivals in recent years, they dominate the lineup announced today (Wednesday) for this year’s London Film Festival. Of 197 feature films being screened at the festival, which runs from Oct. 13-28, 34 are from the U.S., plus several restored prints of U.S. […]

THAI FILM WINS CANNES’ PALME D’OR AWARD

May 23, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The beleaguered populace of Thailand, wracked by political turmoil and violence and chaos in the streets for the past month, finally got some news to cheer about Sunday. A film by celebrated Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Long Boonmee Raluek Chat), was awarded the Cannes Film Festival’s top […]