Talk of the town: Berlinale day 7 Salma Hayek with her 'favorite actor,' Javier Bardem In Sally Potter's competition entry "The Roads Not Taken," Salma Hayek and Javier Bardem share scenes in their mother tongue, Spanish. Usually starring in Hollywood films, Hayek told the press on Wednesday that the only other time she was invited to the Berlinale was with a Mexican film in 1995. "And now I get the chance to speak in Spanish again … with my favorite actor in the world!" … [Read more...] about DAU: What’s behind the ‘most ambitious film project of all time’?
Film 1 premiere
Celebrity musicians and composers are involved in the project. Conductor Teodor Currentzis, who also played the lead role of Lev Landau in the film, is set to perform live with his orchestra in Paris. Robert del Naja of Massive Attack and Brian Eno have created acoustic installations for the show as well. … [Read more...] about Controversial ‘Dau’ art project launch in Paris postponed
The plot returns to the same area but with a far different community in residence. The surviving baby from the first film, Anthony McCoy, is now a visual artist who becomes interested in the Candyman legend. The film stars Us and Aquaman’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and If Beale Street Could Talk’s Teyonah Parris. … [Read more...] about Dare to say his name: Candyman trailer reveals gore and gentrification
The 65-year-old said: "I am very happy. I was very happy to be in the movie business before, I was very happy to be Governor of the great state of California, and I'm very happy now to be back in the movie business. … [Read more...] about Sylvester Stallone at Expendables 2 premiere in his first public appearance since death of son Sage
CE I just approached it like I was telling a Japanese story of the Japanese people; I didn't think of it in terms of an American movie. I always thought, here's what we're doing story-wise - and I wasn't taking sides in it really. Sergio had the same obstacle as I had. He didn't speak English at all at that time, and I didn't speak Japanese. We had to communicate through interpreters and it worked out OK. The thing we had to overcome here, which Sergio didn't have to overcome, is we had to tell the story in the dialect of 65 years ago, which is a different Japanese dialect than they use now and a lot of different vocabulary. We had a few older Japanese actors, who knew of the older style and so we were aware of that. So not only am I doing it with a language I don't know, I'm doing it with a dialect I've never heard of. When we recorded the kids - because that was a real instance where [a group of children] made this live radio broadcast and sung a song for the men on Iwo Jima - we had … [Read more...] about ‘I figured I’d retire gradually, just ride off into the sunset …’