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Clooney will present to Sean Penn the Joel Siegel Award at the 17Th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards

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The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced today that renowned actor and humanitarian Sean Penn will be presented with the fifth annual Joel Siegel Award at the 17th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The award will be presented by fellow actor and 13-time Critics' Choice Award nominee George Clooney. The ceremony will air live on VH1 on Thursday, January 12 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. Given annually, this special a...

Sean Penn will receive the Golden Icon Award at the Zurich Film Festival

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The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) announced today that multiple Academy Award® winning actor and humanitarian Sean Penn will receive the coveted Golden Icon Award at this year’s Festival, taking place September 22nd – October 2nd. The announcement was made by ZFF Directors Karl Spoerri and Nadja Schildknecht. Serving as the Festival’s most prestigious symbol of recognition, awarded in appreciation of the lifetime achievements of an actor or actress, the Golden Icon Award will be...

James Franco and Anne Hathaway will co-host the Oscar ceremony

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James Franco and Anne Hathaway will serve as co-hosts of the 83rd Academy Awards®, Oscar telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today. Both have previously appeared on the telecast but not in hosting capacities."James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons— fresh, exciting and multi-talented. We hope to create an Oscar broadcast that will both showcase their incredible talents and entertain the world on February 27," said Cohen and Mischer....

Berlin 60th: 60 good reasons, some hot hotel tips and Howl!

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A flashy two page center spread in the popular daily tabloid BERLIN KURIER offers a list of "Sixty Facts about the 60th Birthday" of the Berlin Film Festival, which is tantamount to listing sixty good reasons not to miss this one. The spread is adorned with a top to bottom leggy photo of a winsomely smiling Jessica Alba, star of Michael Winterbottom's "The Killer Inside Me", and smaller shots spaced around the layout of Leonardo Dicaprio, who will be here to promote the new Martin Scorcese thril...

Berlin 60th: 60 good reasons, some hot hotel tips and Howl!

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A flashy two page center spread in the popular daily tabloid BERLIN KURIER offers a list of "Sixty Facts about the 60th Birthday" of the Berlin Film Festival, which is tantamount to listing sixty good reasons not to miss this one. The spread is adorned with a top to bottom leggy photo of a winsomely smiling Jessica Alba, star of Michael Winterbottom's "The Killer Inside Me", and smaller shots spaced around the layout of Leonardo Dicaprio, who will be here to promote the new...

Young Turkish cinema at 17th Filmfest Hamburg

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From 24th September to 3rd October 2009 the 17th Filmfest Hamburg will be presenting film enthusiasts and professionals with young Turkish cinema. The eight author-directors come from different Turkish cities and regions, bringing with them intense and explosive tales of Turkish and Kurdish life. Festival Director Albert Wiederspiel is impressed "by the cinematic poetry of these stories as well as by the filmmakers' courage. The imagery used in all of these films relies on serene tranquillity, m...

Sad news about Phuket Film Festival

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Organizers of the Phuket Film Festival shut down the Festival just two weeks from its June 4 - 11 run date. We reproduce below the sad message from the festival organizers "We sincerely apologize to our partners, our participating film makers and those on Phuket who were helping to make this international event happen," said Scott Rosenberg festival organizer. "But with creation of an armed state on Phuket for protection of the ASEAN meeting which will take place days afte...

Sad news about Phuket Film Festival

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Organizers of the Phuket Film Festival shut down the Festival just two weeks from its June 4 – 11 run date.We reproduce below the sad message from the festival organizers"We sincerely apologize to our partners, our participating film makers and those on Phuket who were helping to make this international event happen," said Scott Rosenberg festival organizer. "But with creation of an armed state on Phuket for protection of the ASEAN meeting which will take place days after the Festival is to en...

Berlin 2009 Looking back -- Echoes and Encores

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The global financial Crisis, Recession, Depression -- call it what you will - was not overly in evidence at the 59th edition of the Berlin Film Festival which ended its annual ten day run here on Febtuary 14th, Valentine's day. Private VIP and celebrity parties as reported in the gossip tabloids seemed to be as lavish as ever, and public box-office attendance in terms of tickets sold, was the highest ever at 270,000, up a solid 20,000 from 2008. The one festival section that did seem to be aff...

Slumdog got best at Oscar

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Full list of Oscar winners revealed yesterday at the Kodak Theatre: “Slumdog Millionaire” won the Oscar for best picture tonight at the 81 Academy Awards in Los Angeles, taking seven other trophies, including a best director prize for filmmaker Danny Boyle. Full list of Oscar winners revealed yesterday at the Kodak Theatre: Picture: "Slumdog Millionaire" Director: Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire" Actress: Kate Winslet, "The Reader" Actor: Sean P...

VALENTINES Day in Berlin – Last day of the 2009 Berlinale

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Ten days have gone by like a flash and I'm sitting here in the press room on Saturday afternoon, Valentine's Day, mulling over the dull flicks I slept through, the one or two that kept me awake, and the handful that I really wanted to see but never got around to. ("John Rabe", Sean Penn's "Milk", a Persian film called "Barbareye Elly", the latest Wajda, and a few others). Of the half dozen competition films I did get to, not one was a real winner, and most were so...

Slumdog gets ensemble vote at SAG Awards

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MOTION PICTUREActorWINNER: Sean Penn - "Milk"Actress WINNER: Meryl Streep - "Doubt"Supporting ActorWINNER: Heath Ledger - "The Dark Knight"Supporting ActressWINNER: Kate Winslet - "The Reader"Ensemble CastWINNER: "Slumdog Millionaire"Stunt Ensemble WINNER: "The Dark Knight"PRIMETIME TELEVISIONWINNER: Paul Giamatti - "John Adams"Actress in a television movie or miniseriesWINNER: Laura Linney - "John Adams"Actor in a...

SAG Awards Winners

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MOTION PICTUREActorWINNER: Sean Penn - "Milk"Actress WINNER: Meryl Streep - "Doubt"Supporting ActorWINNER: Heath Ledger - "The Dark Knight"Supporting ActressWINNER: Kate Winslet - "The Reader"Ensemble CastWINNER: "Slumdog Millionaire"Stunt Ensemble WINNER: "The Dark Knight"PRIMETIME TELEVISIONWINNER: Paul Giamatti - "John Adams"Actress in a television movie or miniseriesWINNER: Laura Linney - "John Adams"Actor in a drama seriesWINNER: Hugh Laurie - "House"Actress in a drama seriesWINNER: Sally F...

Nominations for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

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Nominations for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2008 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center’s Silver Screen Theater in West Hollywood.Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg introduced Angela Bassett (“ER”) and Actor® recipient Eric McCormack (“Will & Grace”), who announced the nominees ...

Hollywood Awards will honor Danny Elfman

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The 12th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, co-chaired by Paul Haggis and presented by Starz, are pleased to announce their craft honorees for this year's Hollywood Awards. Composer Danny Elfman will be given the "Hollywood Composer of the Year Award," Cinematographer Mandy Walker, A.C.S., will receive the "Hollywood Cinematographer of the Year Award," editors Daniel P. Hanley, A.C.E., and Mike Hill, A.C.E., will be honored with the "Hollywood Editor of the Year Award," product...

Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

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Second Annual QDoc: The Portland Queer Documentary Film FestivalPortland, Oregon – QDoc: The Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival celebrates its second year and rolls out the 2008 line-up. This year's QDoc, which takes place at the Clinton Street Theater, brings strong international flavor with a program of films dealing with LGBT people living in South Africa, Italy, Kenya, Australia, Iran, Canada, United Kingdom, and the United States.QDoc aims to engage the public on core issues of LGBT...

QDoc returns to Portland

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The second annual QDoc returns to the Clinton Street Theater May 29-June 1, 2008, right in time to kick off LGBT Pride Month in Portland. QDoc aims to engage the public on core issues of LGBT identity in politics, history, culture, family, aging and coming out issues, queer diversity, gender and sexuality. QDoc is the only festival in the United States, and only the second in the world, devoted exclusively to documentaries with queer content.The Festival opens Thursday night, with visiting dir...
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