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“He’s a talker” is a phrase that has never been used to describe Brian Wilson, then – in the heyday of the Beach Boys in the 1960s – or especially now. So, director Brent Wilson perhaps embarked on one of the most chimerical cinematic quests of all time when he set out to make a …

Mexican director Joaquin del Paso’s coming-of-age drama “The Hole in the Fence,” set in an all-male religious camp in rural Mexico, won first prize at the Cairo Film Festival, the Pyramid of Gold, the crowning moment of a dynamic 43rd edition of the preeminent Arab event, which was held in person despite the looming threat …

With his Netflix satire Do not seek, writer-director Adam McKay sought to address “the greatest problem in human history” – namely the climate crisis and the way people tend to deny that it is happening or refuse to recognize its “urgent and terrifying” weight. While the subject at the heart of the film was incredibly …

Students at Los Angeles County High School of the Arts took on a major Netflix challenge to produce a music video for the song “Louder than Words,” the latest in a dozen “tick, tick… BOOM!” Film directed by award-winning actor and director Lin-Manuel Miranda of “Hamilton” fame. And the 57 students and the school staff …

Train to Busan’s Yeon Sang-ho says he has plans for a sequel to Peninsula, although his other plans are currently keeping him busy. Train to Busan director Yeon Sang-ho says he has ideas for another film in the franchise, but he’s not actively working on it yet. In an interview with Variety, Yeon Sang-ho was …

Japanese director Naomi Kawase (right) holds a letter of appointment as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, alongside UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, at the organization’s headquarters in Paris on 25 November. (Kyodo Photo) KYODO NEWS Director Naomi Kawase, winner of several Cannes awards, was named UNESCO goodwill ambassador on Thursday, becoming the first Japanese woman to hold this …

Zack Snyder shared a video that may hint at another DC movie. In the clip, which was posted to Vero, Snyder zoomed in on a Thanksgiving turkey – with what appears to be a copy of DC’s Absolute Final Crisis comic in the background. Check out an image of the moment below. (Image credit: Zack …

If you weren’t one of the kajillions who donned their flight suits and grabbed their proton packs to enjoy the highly anticipated (to put it mildly) Ghostbusters: the afterlife, this article is not for you! If you could laugh, gasp and squeal with joy, surrounded by a crowd, young and old, sporting their vintage “Who …

A prominent pro-democracy activist accused a Thai director of assault following a cultural event in Bangkok on Sunday evening. According to a Coconuts report, Rukchanok Srinork, aka “Ice”, took to social media to accuse Yuthalert “Tom” Sippapak of slapping her in the face and kicking her in the stomach. Rukchanok says she filed a complaint …

Explaining that it was unfortunate that actor Suriya was asked to take responsibility for something for which he, as a director, was solely responsible, Tha Se Gnanavel, the director of the critically acclaimed Tamil film Jai Bhim Sunday, said he regretted the problems Suriya was facing because of his account. In a statement in Tamil, …