Women in Film: Cannes Film Festival Criticized for ‘Disturbing’ Representation

“Still only about 4 percent of women directed the major motion pictures of 2016,” Kidman said. “That there says it all. I think that’s an important thing to say and keep saying. Luckily, we had [film director] Jane Campion and Sofia here. We, as women, have to support female directors, that’s a given now. Everyone […]

Cannes Film Festival: The 21 Movies Up For the Palme d’Or Prize

Each year, Cannes brings out some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and 2016 is no exception. Opening night on Wednesday saw the premiere of Woody Allen’s new film, Café Society, with stars Kristen Stewart and Blake Lively among attendees. And on Thursday, director Jodie Foster premiered her new movie, Money Monster, with actors Julia Roberts and […]

New York Film Critics Circle Awards Names ‘Roma’ Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director

It’s a major breakthrough for the streaming title which is in a limited four-wall theatrical release, and drops on Netflix on Dec. 14. To date, most critics groups have overlooked Roma following its Golden Lion win at the Venice Film Festival. The pic landed in National Board of Reviews top films of the year, but did not […]

Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘The Disciple’ wins FIPRESCI award at Venice Film Fest

“I want to thank the FIPRESCI and its jury members from the bottom of my heart for their continued support for our work. This is a very special honour for us given that the jury for this award comprises of film critics and journalists from around the world.

‘Limbo’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

A visually stunning landscape of treeless hills, deserted roads, wide-open sky and rocky coastline, the unnamed island location of Limbo is a key character in the story, serving both a dramatic and psychological function. For this nameless no man’s land, Sharrock chose Uist, a sparsely populated cluster of islands at the southern end of the […]

Chloe Green celebrates son Jayden’s second birthday by turning her home into a soft play area during lockdown

He was released from prison in 2016 saying that he had found God, before quickly securing a six-figure modelling job — and ditching his wife and family when he met Chloe.

HT Brunch Cover Story: The woman who dared to dream

Her parents initially were wary of what she planned to do, but when they saw her success, they were happy. “Besides being a fashion and beauty influencer, I also started focusing on women’s empowerment and started the Post For Change Foundation, which uses social media for social change,” explains Diipa. “When my parents saw I […]

‘Buoyancy’ Surfaces With Virtual Debut, ‘Rent-A-Pal’ Offers Friendly Thrills, ‘Sibyl’ Brings The Psychodrama – Specialty Streaming Preview

Written and directed by Rathjen, Buoyancy follows a spirited Cambodian teenager Chakra (Sarm Heng) who works the rice fields with his family but is looking for independence. He seeks the help of a local broker who said that they can get him paid work in a Thai factory. He heads to Thailand in hopes to find his […]

How Lily Allen bloomed again: She struggled to overcome bipolar disorder, a stillbirth and drug abuse. Which is why a TV hero who conquered demons of his own has proved the perfect husband, writes ALISON BOSHOFF

‘What I find most exciting now is sharp, intelligent, insightful women. People who are deep thinking, who have sort of a weird way of looking at the universe are wildly attractive to me. So if I can find one of those gals who can stand me, then maybe I might have something.’