Film director – Mondovino Le Film http://mondovino-lefilm.com/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 00:20:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/lefilm-150x150.png Film director – Mondovino Le Film http://mondovino-lefilm.com/ 32 32 Escape from Kabul HBO Max documentary film premiere, trailer, release date, director, how to watch free online (9/21/22) https://mondovino-lefilm.com/escape-from-kabul-hbo-max-documentary-film-premiere-trailer-release-date-director-how-to-watch-free-online-9-21-22/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 23:55:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/escape-from-kabul-hbo-max-documentary-film-premiere-trailer-release-date-director-how-to-watch-free-online-9-21-22/ Flight from Kabuldirected by Jamie Roberts (Four hours at the Capitol), recounts the events of the 18-day withdrawal in August 2021 from Kabul, Afghanistan, its consequences and the toll it took on the region. With never-before-seen archive footage, Flight from Kabul looks back on the complex and dangerous situation that has arisen. The documentary will […]]]>

Flight from Kabuldirected by Jamie Roberts (Four hours at the Capitol), recounts the events of the 18-day withdrawal in August 2021 from Kabul, Afghanistan, its consequences and the toll it took on the region. With never-before-seen archive footage, Flight from Kabul looks back on the complex and dangerous situation that has arisen. The documentary will be available to stream on HBO MAX departure tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21 at 12 p.m.

When the war in Afghanistan was declared over and US armed forces were sent to evacuate at-risk Americans and Afghan citizens in 2021, they expected a short and simple process. What happened was a tumultuous and dangerous evacuation. Through archival footage, Escape from Kabul documents the 18-day period during which the evacuations and withdrawal were carried out.

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Camden Int’l Film Festival awards prizes to world-renowned directors – Deadline https://mondovino-lefilm.com/camden-intl-film-festival-awards-prizes-to-world-renowned-directors-deadline/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 01:08:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/camden-intl-film-festival-awards-prizes-to-world-renowned-directors-deadline/ 18e The Camden International Film Festival on Maine’s mid-coast — an increasingly important destination for documentary filmmakers — ended its in-person portion on Sunday after announcing a handful of awards. The following day…, directed by Kamar Ahmad Simon, won the festival’s Harrell Prize, chosen from a pool of “some of the year’s most significant documentaries”. […]]]>

18e The Camden International Film Festival on Maine’s mid-coast — an increasingly important destination for documentary filmmakers — ended its in-person portion on Sunday after announcing a handful of awards.

The following day…, directed by Kamar Ahmad Simon, won the festival’s Harrell Prize, chosen from a pool of “some of the year’s most significant documentaries”. The film is described as “A philosophical ballad along the rivers of Bangladesh, transporting rich and poor, young and old, East and West in a centuries-old paddle steamer”.

“The jury was unanimous in its admiration for this film, in which an old riverboat appears to contain a whole society of dreamers and hustlers, politicians and radicals,” said juror Eric Hynes, noting that the documentary uses “both hybrid and obstinate techniques”. power of observation. It is a dazzling work of non-fiction.

“Polaris”, directed by Ainara Vera
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The jury awarded a special mention to Polaris, another film with a nautical theme. Juror Assia Boundaoui described it as “a beautifully shot film that moves gracefully from the vast expanse of the Arctic Ocean to a glimpse into the innermost life of a woman bravely navigating troubled waters. Director Ainara Vera handles his camera with love and weaves a moving and intimate portrait of a captain struggling with love.

Another special mention was awarded to Foragersdirected by Jumana Manna, a film documenting “elderly Palestinians…caught between the right to cultivate their own land and the harsh restrictions imposed by their occupiers on the basis of preservation.”

Juror Jessica Kingdon (Oscar nominee earlier this year for her feature documentary Ascent) describe Foragers as a “surprisingly fanciful portrait of a people and their tumultuous relationship with land and state. We loved the creative use of re-enactments and stock footage.

A still from the documentary 'Detours'

“Detours”, directed by Ekaterina Selenkina
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CIFF also presented awards in its Cinematic Vision category. The first prize went to Detoursa film set in Moscow directed by Ekaterina Selenkina.

“This film moved us for its eloquence in form and scope, as well as for its insightful and engaging blend of cinematic materiality, mixing digital and physical in the same way they do in the lives depicted here,” said declared the jury, consisting of Jason Fitzroy Jeffers, Pablo Alvarez-Mesa and Abby Sun. “It defies both the audience’s expectation of form and that of the surveillance state under which it is filmed.”

The jury awarded an honorable mention to Terra Novadirected by Alejandro Alonso and Alejandro Pérez, a film described in the CIFF program as “a sensory journey through the dreamlike sights and sounds of Havana, Cuba”.

A special mention went to H, directed by Carlos Pardo Ros, which the jurors called “a film that creates an experience beyond memory, transcending matter to evoke mortality and the distance or closeness between us. A cinema of risk, extreme courage and exploration.

A man on the banks of the Mobile River from 'Descendant'

“Descendant”, directed by Margaret Brown
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Out of competition, the festival screened a number of award-winning films, including the Netflix documentary Descending, directed by Margaret Brown; National Geographic The territorya film directed by Alex Pritz about an indigenous tribe in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest who try to keep land grabbers at bay, and anything that breathesfrom HBO Documentary Films, the feature film by Shaunak Sen which won the World Cinema Documentary Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and the first documentary prize at Cannes.

Fresh from its world premiere in Venice, Steve James’s A compassionate spy screened in Camden. In his hands came from its TIFF world premiere at CIFF; the film directed by Tamana Ayazi and Marcel Mettelsiefen, and produced by Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, documents Zarifa Ghafari, who in her mid-twenties became “one of Afghanistan’s first female mayors, and the youngest to hold this job”. Sr., meanwhile, was created in Telluride before heading to Camden. It is the Chris Smith film that explores the work of director Robert Downey Sr. and his relationship with his son, actor Robert Downey Jr.

CIFF continues as a virtual experience until September 25.

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Actor and director John Connors says Irish state ‘went to war with Travellers’ https://mondovino-lefilm.com/actor-and-director-john-connors-says-irish-state-went-to-war-with-travellers/ Fri, 16 Sep 2022 15:07:32 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/actor-and-director-john-connors-says-irish-state-went-to-war-with-travellers/ “Even for me, I was placed in a class for travelers at school, deliberately separated from other children” The Irish star told The Hollywood Reporter that she grew up as a traveler ahead of the premiere of her brand new movie The Black Guelph at the Oldenburg Film Festival on Friday, September 16. “I come […]]]>

“Even for me, I was placed in a class for travelers at school, deliberately separated from other children”

The Irish star told The Hollywood Reporter that she grew up as a traveler ahead of the premiere of her brand new movie The Black Guelph at the Oldenburg Film Festival on Friday, September 16.

“I come from an Irish Traveler background. I don’t know if you know us, but we really are from old Gaelic Ireland, and we still cling to a lot of old, old ways,” he began.

“We were traditionally nomads, but we were forced to assimilate by the Irish state. The state almost went to war with travelers.

“Every institution has discriminated against us,” he said.

“Even for me, I was placed in a class for travelers at school, deliberately separated from the other children. And because they thought we were stupid and couldn’t read, we were given coloring books instead of teaching us.

“My grandfather went to Letterfrack, which was like the Alcatraz of industrial schools, the worst of the worst. It was right on the coast in Galway, and it was so hilly and difficult to get there , you knew you would never escape,” he said.

Explaining the title of his film, which follows petty drug dealer Kanto, and his long-absent father Cormac, Connors said: “The Black Guelphs were a group of people from ancient Italy who wanted to maintain the power of the pope .”

“Anyone who opposed them was either slaughtered or banished, like Virgil, the great poet who inspired Dante’s Inferno, who we also draw inspiration from in this film.”

“What we are really saying with the title is that Black Guelph is Ireland. Ireland has decided to protect the power of its institutions over the interests of its people,” he continued, adding : “And Ireland continues to do so in different ways”.

Discussing his struggles shooting the film, Connors said filming took place in January 2021, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ireland.

“Then we had the lockdown. We couldn’t get costumes, props. It was very cold in January.

“The actors were ready to leave the set. Covid took about a third of our budget.

“We had to come back, five months later, for reshoots. We turned 145 pages in 21 days. With 156 configurations. It was crazy,” he said.

“I’m super excited to finally release the movie because it’s been in the works for so long”

“I worked a year and a half on it and didn’t get paid a penny, with no other work coming in and putting all my money into it,” he added.

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Tripp Vinson and Adriana Alberghetti bought a house in Los Angeles – DIRT https://mondovino-lefilm.com/tripp-vinson-and-adriana-alberghetti-bought-a-house-in-los-angeles-dirt/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 21:14:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/tripp-vinson-and-adriana-alberghetti-bought-a-house-in-los-angeles-dirt/ Over the years, married entertainment industry veterans Tripp Vinson and Adriana Alberghetti have racked up some pretty impressive accomplishments. She’s a producer best known for films like ‘Baywatch,’ ‘The Guardian,’ ‘The Number 23,’ ‘Red Dawn,’ and ‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,’ and she’s a former theater employee. courier who rose through the ranks to become […]]]>

Over the years, married entertainment industry veterans Tripp Vinson and Adriana Alberghetti have racked up some pretty impressive accomplishments. She’s a producer best known for films like ‘Baywatch,’ ‘The Guardian,’ ‘The Number 23,’ ‘Red Dawn,’ and ‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,’ and she’s a former theater employee. courier who rose through the ranks to become one of WME’s top talent agents. They even served as the inspiration for a movie loosely based on Vinson’s wild and crazy bachelor party in Las Vegas; maybe you have heard of it: “The hangover”.

Now, the husband and wife duo have turned their joint success into a residency in Los Angeles. Records show they recently paid just over $5million for a trendy modern farmhouse-style dig in Studio City that was rebuilt from the ground up in 2017. The couple won the spot in a war auction, paying close to $40,000. more the asking price.

Sitting on a nearly quarter-acre corner parcel of land and protected by security cameras, the charcoal-colored, wood-sided structure features nearly 6,000 square feet of ornate open-plan living space. rustic hardwood floors and high ceilings, plus a Crestron/Sonos indoor-outdoor home automation system and attached two-car garage.

A walkway passes the driveway and a manicured lawn before emptying onto a small porch. Once inside, a double-height entrance hall leads to a living room with fireplace on one side and a formal dining room with adjoining wine fridge on the other. To the rear, a family room flaunts a fireplace flanked by shelving and glass doors opening onto a covered patio heated by a fireplace, while a gourmet kitchen features two islands, high-end stainless steel appliances range, a workstation and a dining area with an integrated bench seat.

Other highlights on the main level include a cinema room and a guest bedroom with bathroom which is currently used as an office. Four additional en-suite bedrooms are found upstairs, including an oversized main retreat offering a fireplace, sitting area and walk-in closet. A luxury bath comes with two sinks, a soaking tub, and a glass-enclosed shower, and there’s also a workstation in the hallway and a den lined with shelving. Outside, the grassed backyard is home to a swimming pool and spa, several great spots for outdoor lounging and entertaining, and a freestanding building that can accommodate a gym and recreation room.

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ wins standing ovation, director not retiring https://mondovino-lefilm.com/steven-spielbergs-the-fabelmans-wins-standing-ovation-director-not-retiring/ Sun, 11 Sep 2022 04:48:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/steven-spielbergs-the-fabelmans-wins-standing-ovation-director-not-retiring/ Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ won a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, as crowds of moviegoers loudly applauded the Oscar-winning author as he made his first appearance at the rally. “I’m really glad we came to Toronto,” a visibly moved Spielberg said after taking the stage during the end credits. The […]]]>

Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ won a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, as crowds of moviegoers loudly applauded the Oscar-winning author as he made his first appearance at the rally.

“I’m really glad we came to Toronto,” a visibly moved Spielberg said after taking the stage during the end credits.

The director said he was inspired by the COVID pandemic to tell his most personal story yet, a look at his early filmmaking endeavors, his childhood in Arizona and Northern California and the disbandment of his family.

“As things got worse and worse, I felt that if I was going to leave something behind, what was the one thing that I really needed to figure out and unpack about my mom, my dad,” Spielberg said. .

However, he reassured the crowd at TIFF that despite making peace with his past, “The Fabelmans” will not serve as the films’ goodbye.

“It’s not because I’m going to retire and that’s my swan song,” he said. “Don’t believe any of this.”

The film started about 15 minutes late, a small miracle considering the crush of moviegoers waiting outside the Princess of Wales Theater as the premiere of “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” had bled into the launch of ” The Fabelmans”. Spielberg was introduced by TIFF creative director Cameron Bailey, who said he was impressed to present the legend (TIFF competed with the Venice and Telluride film festivals to land Spielberg’s latest film). Bailey remembers being 12 years old and falling in love with film thanks to Spielberg’s work.

The director’s autobiographical drama stars Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Seth Rogen and Gabriel LaBelle as Sam Fabelman, Spielberg’s on-screen surrogate.

Prior to the screening, the ‘Jurassic Park’ director felt that in his 34-film career, ‘The Fabelmans’ is his first to officially star in a film festival selection, apparently forgetting that ‘The Bridge Spies” premiered at the New York Film Festival a few years ago. The experience of making this film seemed to cut deeper.

“This movie is, for me, a way to bring my mom and dad back,” said Spielberg, who dedicated the film to his mother, Leah. The director’s three sisters – Anne, Nancy and Sue – were all in the audience for the premiere of ‘The Fabelmans’.

Highlights of the screening included thunderous applause for 87-year-old Judd Hirsch. Playing the role of a great-uncle to Sam, Hirsch delivers an unforgettable monologue about the price an artist pays when it comes to honoring their family. Williams also drew strong reactions for her tender and generous portrayal of Sam’s mother, a woman with an artistic soul who also struggles with depression.

Bailey returned to host a Q&A after the screening, cutting a standing ovation at two minutes to answer questions.

The film’s official synopsis from TIFF reads: “‘The Fabelmans’ is a coming-of-age story about a young man’s discovery of a heartbreaking family secret and an exploration of the power of movies for us. help see the truth about each other and ourselves. The film is based on Spielberg’s own childhood, with Williams and Dano playing variations of the filmmaker’s parents. Spielberg co-wrote the screenplay with his “Lincoln”, “Munich” and “West Side Story” screenwriter Tony Kushner.

“It’s funny, it’s sad, it’s kind of everything,” Williams said. Variety on the project earlier this year. “It’s the greatness of life. We try to reflect all of that.

“My phone beeped and I got a message that Steven wanted to talk to me,” Williams added of landing the role based on Spielberg’s mother. “I couldn’t understand him wanting to work with me. I thought he had a question or something. Then he got on Zoom and told me he wanted me to play this person, his mom.

And Williams is right because the finished product is a two-and-a-half-hour look at the forces that shaped Spielberg, turning him into one of our foremost myth-makers. “Movies are dreams,” Williams’ character tells Sammy at one point in the film, and from “Jaws” to “ET,” no one has been more adept at spinning celluloid fantasies than Spielberg.

The ensemble cast of “The Fabelmans” also includes Jeannie Berlin, Julia Butters, Robin Bartlett, Keeley Karsten and, in a cameo that won’t be spoiled here, David Lynch. The film is produced by Kristie Macosko Krieger, Spielberg and Kushner

“The Fablemans” is backed by Universal Pictures, which is set to release the film in theaters on November 11.

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Director Sudheer Varma Skips Saakini Daakini Promotions https://mondovino-lefilm.com/director-sudheer-varma-skips-saakini-daakini-promotions/ Tue, 06 Sep 2022 06:28:59 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/director-sudheer-varma-skips-saakini-daakini-promotions/ Regina Cassandra and Nivetha Thomas with Saakini Daakini will be released on September 16. It is the official remake of the South Korean action comedy, Midnight Runners. Sudheer Varma directed the film for Suresh Productions, Guru Films and Kross Pictures. Sudheer Varma adapted the script according to the sensibilities of the Telugu audience. But then, […]]]>

Regina Cassandra and Nivetha Thomas with Saakini Daakini will be released on September 16. It is the official remake of the South Korean action comedy, Midnight Runners.

Sudheer Varma directed the film for Suresh Productions, Guru Films and Kross Pictures. Sudheer Varma adapted the script according to the sensibilities of the Telugu audience.

But then, the director is skipping promotions now. Sudheer is angry with the manufacturers. The producers apparently tweaked the script a bit and even changed some sequences of the film with another director, Anand Ranga.

They shot for up to 10 days with the new director. This upset Sudheer Varma and he decided to stay away from promotions. He doesn’t even tweet about the movie.

He hasn’t even attended the Q&A Pressmeet taking place at Ramanaidu Studios as of this writing.

Update:

The makers say that it was Sudheer Varma who finished the film and he himself referred to Anand Ranga’s name for Patch work as he is busy with other projects.

“He’s a great director. It’s not fair to call him up for promotions when he’s busy with other big projects,” they said.

But sources close to the director deny the remarks.

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Ukrainian director calls for trials for Soviet-era ‘war crimes’ | Ukraine https://mondovino-lefilm.com/ukrainian-director-calls-for-trials-for-soviet-era-war-crimes-ukraine/ Sun, 04 Sep 2022 14:44:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/ukrainian-director-calls-for-trials-for-soviet-era-war-crimes-ukraine/ The Russian state should be tried for historic crimes committed by the Soviet Union, Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa has said ahead of the premiere of his new documentary, The kyiv Trial, in Venice. Speaking at a press conference, Loznitza – who was expelled from Ukraine’s film academy for expressing his support for Russian filmmakers – […]]]>

The Russian state should be tried for historic crimes committed by the Soviet Union, Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa has said ahead of the premiere of his new documentary, The kyiv Trial, in Venice.

Speaking at a press conference, Loznitza – who was expelled from Ukraine’s film academy for expressing his support for Russian filmmakers – said there was a need to repent of past wrongs.

“History repeats itself when we don’t learn from history, when we haven’t studied it and don’t want to know what happened to us,” he said.

“It is very difficult and people have to expend a lot of energy for it… When this Russian invasion of Ukraine happened, we all immediately realized that it was 80 years ago and we understood that we were starting to repeat the same things. This means that we did not learn after the war.

The Kyiv Trial, also known as the “Kyiv Nuremberg”, took place in January 1946 in the Soviet Union and was one of the first post-World War II trials to convict German Nazis and their collaborators. Fifteen defendants were tried “for the atrocities committed by the fascist invaders on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR”.

Using previously unseen archive footage, the documentary – which is being played out of competition in Venice – reconstructs the key moments of the proceedings, in particular the statements of the defendants and the testimonies of witnesses, including survivors of Auschwitz and Babyn yar.

A still from Sergei Loznitsa’s new documentary, The kyiv Trial. Photography: Empty Atoms

Loznitza linked the invasion of Ukraine to the lack of repentance for historic Soviet crimes and said he hoped to one day make a film about the trials against representatives of the Soviet Union.

“At the end of this war, there must be a trial against all the war crimes that the Russian army and Russian politicians have committed in Ukraine,” he said. “But also a trial against the State of the Soviet Union for the crimes they committed starting in 1917 and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union. That’s because that kind of trial doesn’t s It didn’t happen like the Nuremberg trial that we have this country in such circumstances as it is now. We are all surprised, but there is nothing surprising when people think that way. Without such a trial… nothing will happens and this struggle will reappear again and again.

He added: “We would be happy to make a movie about it. That’s what I want to do.

Loznitsa resigned from the European Film Academy in February in response to his statement expressing his “solidarity with Ukraine” – issued after the Russian invasion of the country. In an open letter, the director condemned the academy for failing “to call a war a war, to condemn barbarism and to express your protest”.

A few days later, the European Film Academy announced that it would exclude Russian films from its European Film Awards. But Loznitsa spoke out against this decision, saying that “many friends and colleagues, Russian filmmakers, have taken a stand against this senseless war… They are victims like us of this aggression”. He urged “not to judge people on the basis of their passports” but “on their deeds”.

It was then announced that Loznitsa had been expelled from the Ukrainian Film Academy for opposing the boycott of Russian films.

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Tunisia Chikly show, pioneering photographer and filmmaker – Culture https://mondovino-lefilm.com/tunisia-chikly-show-pioneering-photographer-and-filmmaker-culture/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 14:44:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/tunisia-chikly-show-pioneering-photographer-and-filmmaker-culture/ TUNIS – As part of the third edition of the ‘Manarat’ Mediterranean Film Festival, the Fadhek Ben Achour cultural center in La Marsa inaugurated an important photographic exhibition dedicated to Samama Chikly. He was “a pioneer of the seventh art, photographer, technophile, adventurer and biker; the artist was free and versatile”. This is how the […]]]>

TUNIS – As part of the third edition of the ‘Manarat’ Mediterranean Film Festival, the Fadhek Ben Achour cultural center in La Marsa inaugurated an important photographic exhibition dedicated to Samama Chikly. He was “a pioneer of the seventh art, photographer, technophile, adventurer and biker; the artist was free and versatile”. This is how the organizers of the show, Ciné-Sud Patrimoine and the National Center for Cinema and Image (CNCI) describe it.

Born in Tunis in 1872, Samama Chikly is famous for producing and directing the short film “Zohra” in 1922. It is considered the first Tunisian fiction film, of which only a 9-minute version exists today. which is incomplete. The curiosity that animated Chikly turned him into a reporter and in this role he followed the most important events that were taking place at the time outside Tunisia, such as the Italo-Ottoman war in Tripolitania, the earthquake in Messina in 1909 and the First World War. Thanks to his camera and his films, the director was able to capture a changing world, as was also happening in Tunisia where change led the country to independence from France in 1956.

“Despite the fact that most of Chikly’s work has been lost, he left an invaluable legacy: a memory through images and films, not only of Tunisia at the time, but of many other countries in the world”, writes the curator of the exhibition, Mohamed Challouf, adding that “his films, like his images, reveal an undeniable talent, a clear awareness of the immense power of cinema and this represents his modern way of thinking. and free, just like his daughter Haydée, who became his great accomplice, the actress and main scriptwriter of his films”.

The exhibition at La Marsa is therefore a tribute to a great artist, a pioneer of Tunisian cinema and to his daughter Haydée Tamzali, first an actress, then an editor and scriptwriter of Tunisian cinema. All images come from the Samama Chikly Fund which, since 2015, has been held at the Bologna Cinematheque in Italy where the images are digitized and restored. Other archives of world-renowned directors are also kept here, including those of Charlie Chaplin, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Buster Keaton and Vittorio De Sica. The exhibition will be open until September 15, it was produced thanks to the collaboration of the Ciné-Sud Patrimoine Association and the National Center of Cinema and Image with the significant support of the Bologna Cinematheque.

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Hulu nabs Nick Paley’s ‘phony’ comedy of ‘Marcel the Shell’; Drew Goddard at the EP – Deadline https://mondovino-lefilm.com/hulu-nabs-nick-paleys-phony-comedy-of-marcel-the-shell-drew-goddard-at-the-ep-deadline/ Wed, 31 Aug 2022 22:19:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/hulu-nabs-nick-paleys-phony-comedy-of-marcel-the-shell-drew-goddard-at-the-ep-deadline/ EXCLUSIVE: In a six-man bidding war, Hulu landed Fake, a half-hour project Marcel the shod shell co-author Nick Paley. Hulu wouldn’t comment, but I heard the project, which was licensed to ABC Signature, received a script-to-series commitment with a big seven-figure penalty. Drew Goddard, based at ABC Signature, author of The Martian and creator of […]]]>

EXCLUSIVE: In a six-man bidding war, Hulu landed Fake, a half-hour project Marcel the shod shell co-author Nick Paley. Hulu wouldn’t comment, but I heard the project, which was licensed to ABC Signature, received a script-to-series commitment with a big seven-figure penalty. Drew Goddard, based at ABC Signature, author of The Martian and creator of Marvel’s daredevil series, joins as an executive producer.

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Written by Paley, Fake is a coming-of-age mystery described as freaks and geeks trapped in The twilight zone. It follows Sonny, a popular high school student, who wakes up after a bizarre car accident to find that his mother has been replaced by an impostor.

Paley executive produces with Charlie Alderman as well as Goddard and Sarah Esberg through production company Goddard Textiles based on Goddard’s ABC Signature.

Paley made his feature writing debut with 2021’s Indie Breakout Marcel the shod shell, which he co-wrote with film director Dean Fleischer Camp and Jenny Slate based on a series of shorts of the same name written by Slate and Fleischer Camp. He is replaced by Range Media Partners.

Goddard most recently served as director and executive producer of NBC’s acclaimed high-concept comedy The right place. It is replaced by UTA.

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The 10 best film documentaries https://mondovino-lefilm.com/the-10-best-film-documentaries/ Mon, 29 Aug 2022 22:00:00 +0000 https://mondovino-lefilm.com/the-10-best-film-documentaries/ It’s a bit meta to make a film about cinema. But for decades, it’s been a naturally interesting topic for filmmakers wanting to shed light on one of their favorite directors, movies, or genres. Or sometimes it’s something filmmakers want to explore when they open up about their creative process while sharing some of the […]]]>

It’s a bit meta to make a film about cinema. But for decades, it’s been a naturally interesting topic for filmmakers wanting to shed light on one of their favorite directors, movies, or genres. Or sometimes it’s something filmmakers want to explore when they open up about their creative process while sharing some of the lessons they’re going through to help or inspire future filmmakers.



RELATED: Unique Documentaries You’ve Probably Never Seen

This means that these types of documentaries are essential for anyone who wants to work in film, thanks to their understanding of the medium and what makes something right. These films are by no means the be all and end all when it comes to great cinematic documentaries, as there are too many of them to count, and even the less amazing ones still have value. However, they go beyond the average “making-of” documentary and become compelling as films themselves. For anyone looking for creative inspiration or curious about what’s going on in the movies and want to know more, these are must-have watches.

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“Heart of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse” (1991)

hearts of darkness is one of the most famous film documentaries, giving it covers of what was done Francis Ford Coppolathe ambitious and haunting war epic, Revelation now. It shows how the time the cast and crew spent on the film mirrored that of the fictional story they were telling, as in each there was constant chaos and in each people were pushed to their limits. mental, physical and emotional absolutes.

The footage captured the behind-the-scenes drama of the production and is every bit as compelling and almost as heartbreaking as what was captured for the actual film. It is impossible to list all the remarkable and shocking things that happened during the making Revelation nowbut looking hearts of darkness must be presented with a steady stream of them over 96 minutes. It was an incredible film with an equally incredible story behind its creation, making hearts of darkness captivating.

“The Burden of Dreams” (1982)

The burden of dreams might be the rare behind-the-scenes documentary that is better than the film it covers. This does not mean Werner Herzogthe 1982 movie Fitzcarraldo is bad, but the story of what happened behind the cameras is a more compelling story than what happened in the actual movie.

Fitzcarraldo was a movie about a man who hauled a huge steamboat through a jungle, and that’s precisely what the film crew did while making the movie itself. As such, The burden of dreams addresses many of the same themes (and aspects of the narrative) found in Fitzcarraldo and derives much benefit from the film’s protagonist’s comparison and contrast with Werner Herzog, the film’s director.

“A personal journey with Martin Scorsese through American films” (1995) and “My trip to Italy” (1999)

Surprisingly, the highest rated movies directed by Martin Scorsese, according to Rotten Tomatoes, are two four-hour cinematic documentaries he made in the mid to late 1990s. Each has a 100% approval rating on the site, and both follow a similar structure. Naturally, the 1995 documentary looks at American cinema throughout the 20th century, while the 1999 documentary gives an insight into the history of Italian cinema.

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Scorsese is endlessly captivating to listen to when he talks about film, thanks to his expertise and passion for the subject. Listening to a filmmaker talk about two different countries’ approaches to making movies — with around four hours devoted to each — might sound boring, but in Scorsese’s hands, it’s anything but. His insight into the movies he analyzes is always revealing, and his stories about why his favorite movies mean so much to him are also very touching.

’78/52′ (2017)

78/52 is unique among cinematic documentaries because of what it chooses to focus on. While most documentaries of this type may discuss a genre, a director, or a single film in general, 78/52 narrows its scope by devoting most of its runtime to a single scene: the infamous shower scene that appears shortly before the halfway point of by Alfred Hitchcock psychology.

The title comes from how the scene is supposed to be “78 shots and 52 cuts”, and although a scene might not seem like it needs an entire movie to discuss it, 78/52 saves its execution time. He breaks down an incredibly accurate and iconic scene, and beyond the details of how it was made, he also talks about the importance of the scene in psychology and the world of cinema as a whole.

‘Jackie Chan: My Stunts’ (1999)

As Jackie Chan began to age and leaned more towards Hollywood filmmaking, he seemed more comfortable revealing the techniques that gave his early films such great action and stunts. Jackie Chan: my stunts is proof of that, as it’s a feature film that looks like a magician revealing how he pulls off his tricks.

Jackie Chan’s transparency is the film’s greatest strength, making it potentially very useful for anyone who wants to make their own action movie one day. It also helps that Jackie Chan is kind of a fun and engaging host, and the icing on the cake is how the documentary also serves as a culmination of some of the best (and craziest) stunts and fight scenes in the game. ‘actor.


‘From Palma’ (2015)

Palma brain is no stranger to documentary filmmaking techniques, but he is the subject of this documentary. From Palma was co-directed by acclaimed filmmaker Noah Baumbachwhose love for this director – who has been making films for more than half a century – shines brightly throughout the documentary.

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For anyone who has ever enjoyed a Brian De Palma film, this is a must. It covers its hits and underrated gems in equal measure. Through the director, he also gives an overview of the different movements of American cinema throughout the second half of the 20th century, then the 21st. It’s also the kind of documentary guaranteed to have movie fanatics add several new movies to their watch list, thanks to Brian De Palma’s impressive filmography and the quality of his exploration here.


“The Celluloid Closet” (1995)

celluloid closet delves into how members of the LGBTQ+ community have shaped cinema throughout its history, beginning with the silent era and continuing through what was then the modern era.

Things have changed a lot since 1995, but that doesn’t mean celluloid closet anything less interesting or in-depth. It’s a truly eye-opening and often dark documentary, but it sheds light on an important subject and manages to be genuinely entertaining and engaging while it does so. Here’s hoping it will one day get a follow-up capable of documenting what has happened to LGBTQ+ people and topics in the movie world since its release.

‘The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema’ (2005) & ‘The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology’ (2012)

The eccentric and fascinating cultural philosopher/theorist Slavoj Zizek presents his ideas on cinema and their impact on the world in two feature documentaries. Each is very similar in presentation and quality, with the first, The guide to perverse cinemareleased in 2005, and the second, The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, released in 2012.

It’s hard to describe these documentaries in just words, but they are both highly engaging and thrilling and unpredictable viewing experiences. It’s never easy to predict which film Žižek will talk about next, nor to guess how he will analyze it or what kind of deeper meaning he will attribute to it. Even if you don’t agree with what he says about the films he tackles, he always presents his arguments and points of view in a logical and understandable way, and at the very least you can see where it comes from. If all else fails, the ideas are just great fun to entertain and intellectually tackle.

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