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

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…

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 Mall venue. VOX Cinemas was awarded its licence to operate cinemas in the Kingdom and plans to invest SAR2B (US$533.3M) to open 600 screens in Saudi Arabia over the next five years. Today's agreement brings the IMAX contracted…

Film Review: ‘Santoalla’

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 »

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’

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…

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

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…

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…