Jack Lowden Starrer ‘Calibre’, Whitney Houston Doc ‘Whitney’ Among Edinburgh Film Festival Winners

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The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival has gone to Matt Palmer’s debut feature Calibre.
Dunkir’s Jack Lowden and The Survivalist star Martin McCann play two lifelong friends who ge…

A Week Before Premiering Billy Zane Movie ‘Lucid,’ Director Adam Morse Reveals He’s Blind

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A week before the world premiere of his debut feature film, “Lucid,” at the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, young British filmmaker Adam Morse has revealed in public for the first time that he is registered as a blind person. Even one of the film’s lead…

IMAX Saudi Deal, Edinburgh Line-Up, Screen Yorkshire, Nordisk Film, Kino Lorber, Assembly Line — Global Briefs

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IMAX has inked a deal with VOX Cinemas, the Middle East’s largest exhibitor, for a minimum of four new theatres in Saudi Arabia. Four theatres will be added to new multiplexes in Riyadh. The first IMAX theatre has opened at VOX Cinemas’ Riyadh Park Mal…

Film Review: ‘Santoalla’

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One morning in 1997 after a two-year-long sojourn around Europe in a camper van, Dutch couple Martin Verfondern and Margo Pool woke up on a hillside in Galicia, in northern Spain and decided they’d found home. The village — little more than a collection of abandoned tumbledown structures clinging to the side of a mountain… Read more »

Edinburgh Film Festival 2017 Lineup Includes Netflix’s ‘Okja’, Stanley Tucci’s ‘Final Portrait’ & Disney’s ‘Cars 3’

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival has unveiled its full program for its upcoming 71st edition. This year’s fest will showcase a total of 151 features from 46 countries including 17 world premieres, 12 international premieres, nine European premieres and 69 UK premieres.
In addition to the previously announced UK premiere of Disney’s Cars 3 and the opening and closing films God’s Own Country and England is Mine, the fest will include screenings of the following…

Helen Mirren To Receive Monte-Carlo’s Crystal Nymph; Edinburgh Film Fest Sets Opener – Global Briefs

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Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Helen Mirren will receive the Crystal Nymph at the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival next month. The honor goes to a major international television actor or actress in recognition of their body of work. Mirren’s TV work includes early series on the BBC as well as Prime Suspect throughout the 90s and beyond, winning an Emmy for the final season. Her most recent TV role was in David Mamet’s Phil Spector for HBO Films, snagging a…