Scorsese's film is based on the award-winning 2017 true crime book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI which looks at the murders of the 1920s that took place in an Oklahoman Native American reservation which led to a major federal investigation. … [Read more...] about Martin Scorsese holds talks with Apple and Netflix to produce new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio after ballooning $200 million budget scares off Paramount
Leo wrote: 'Thank you to everyone who has supported #AmericasFoodFund so far. In the first 72 hours, we raised over $13m to help Americans most affected by this crisis. Your support enables @FeedingAmerica and @WCKitchen to continue mobilising relief efforts to help those most in need. (sic)' … [Read more...] about Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro offer fans who donate to coronavirus relief effort a chance to appear in their next film
The influential Rainer Werner Fassbinder Almodovar: A mess of emotions Almodovar's early films particularly recall Fassbinder's. Strong and hyperactive women, men trapped between masculine expectations and hidden sensitivity — this can be found in both directors' work. Homosexuality and tension between the sexes are also reoccurring themes. They are often portrayed in an exaggerated and loud manner, but also always with humanity. Shown above: "Kika," from 1993. … [Read more...] about What defined filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Kazan’s reputation as a formidable Hollywood artist weathered political and personal scandals. After his Huac testimony, he won a best director Oscar for On the Waterfront and a best dramatic film award at Cannes for East of Eden, both in 1955, and went on to make a string of acclaimed films, including the Oscar-nominated Splendor in the Grass in 1961 and America America in 1963. … [Read more...] about What might Weinstein’s books mean for his defence?