Hollywood Bafta Film Awards 2020: 10 things we learned on the ceremony

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Daniel Kaluuya gave Micheal Ward his rising star Bafta It was undoubtedly 1917’s night at the Baftas, with seven awards including best film, but the ceremony’s hottest topic was diversity.Host Graham Norton opened by saying it was „the year when white men finally broke through… 11 nominations for Joker…

Hollywood Bafta awards 2020: How male is the film industry?

Image copyright Getty Images The Baftas have been criticised for a lack of representation after no non-white actors were nominated, and no women were nominated in the best director category for the seventh year in a row.This comes a day after the Golden Globes had an all-male list of best director nominees. Bafta boss Amanda…

This Engrossing Film Pulled Off A Predominant Disney Upset At The Golden Globes

LAIKA/Annapurna Pictures Between Frozen 2, The Lion King, and Toy Story 4, Disney had a lot of opportunities to take home the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture: Animated. But if you generally like to root for the underdog, you’ll be pleased to know that Disney and its subsidiary Pixar did not earn the coveted trophy this year. Instead,…

Bollywood and Lollywood come together in Scottish film

Image copyright Elysee productions Image caption Elysee Sheikh stars in Sacch, a Pakistani film set in Scotland A new film shot entirely in Scotland has brought in talent from Pakistan and India to showcase the best of Bollywood and Lollywood movies, according to its director Zulfikar Sheikh.He said he had produced 17 serial dramas for…

Hollywood South Carolina man who inspired film „Radio“ needless at 73

The man who was a fixture on the sidelines of a South Carolina high school’s football games for decades and whose life inspired a Hollywood movie has diedDecember 15, 2019, 8:20 PM2 min readANDERSON, S.C. — James “Radio” Kennedy, the man who was a fixture on the sidelines of a South Carolina high school’s football…

Harvey Weinstein says he is superior females’s film careers

Just days after a tentative $25 million settlement over sexual misconduct claims was announced, Harvey Weinstein is defending what he says is his longtime commitment to advancing women’s careers in the film industryDecember 16, 2019, 5:28 PM3 min readNEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein defended himself as a pioneer in advancing the careers of women in…

Hollywood The exiguous-metropolis film rental braces for an unexpected threat

NEW YORK — The Callicoon Theater is a single-screen cinema along the banks of the Delaware River in the Catskills, in rural upstate New York. It has an art-deco facade and 380 seats. “We never sell out,” its box-office phone line promises. There’s not another theater for 30 miles. Kristina Smith last year moved up…

A Hollywood film fixed with 1875 Lan mining catastrophe is deliberate

The Lan Colliery employed more than 300 people but when a gas explosion tore through the coal seem, 16 people were killed.Among the dead were two children aged just 11 and 12.The mine’s overman, Abraham Phillips, who was killed in the disaster, was blamed for taking men underground having been warned of the risk of…

Frozen 2: Sequel warms some film critics‘ hearts, but others quit ice chilly

Image copyright Disney Six years on from the original, Frozen 2 is almost here. Film critics have given their verdicts ahead of its cinema release on 22 November.Some had their icy hearts thawed by the sequel, but others remained cool about Anna and Elsa’s latest adventure.On the one hand, The Telegraph’s Robbie Collin said it’s…

Apple cancels The Banker film premiere over ‚considerations‘

Image copyright AFI/Apple Image caption Samuel L Jackson (left) and Anthony Mackie star in The Banker Apple has cancelled the world premiere of one of its streaming service’s first original movies while it investigates „concerns“ about the film.The Banker is based on the true story of two black businessmen who overcame racial prejudice by enlisting…