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Pedro Almodovar, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo Demand “Full Accountability” for Killing of Palestinian Journalist

Pedro Almodovar, Susan Sarandon, Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Asif Kapadia, Miriam Margolyes, Boots Riley, Jim Jarmusch, Steve Coogan, Naomi Klein, Hany Abu Assad and Peter Gabriel are among a group of 126 artists who have put their names on a statement that calls for “meaningful measures to ensure accountability for the […]

Jon Gregory, British Film Editor on ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ ‘Secrets & Lies’ and ‘Three Billboards,’ Dies at 77

Jon Gregory, the Oscar-nominated British film editor known for his work on Secrets & Lies, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, has died. He was 77. Gregory died Sept. 9, his agent, Sue Greenleaves, told The Hollywood Reporter. “He was the kindest, most unassuming and humble client ever, and an […]

Mike Leigh Sets Next Film, Bleecker Street Takes U.S. Rights

Mike Leigh has set his next project after 2018's 'Peterloo,' with Bleecker Street having acquired U.S. rights.

Odessa Film Festival Unveils International Competition Lineup

Ukranian drama 'Homeward,' Joanna Hogg's 'The Souvenir' and Sameh Zoabi's 'Tel Aviv on Fire' are among the titles screening in competition at the 2019 Odessa International Film Festival, which runs July 12-20.

Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’ Moves Out of U.S. Awards Season to Spring 2019

Mike Leigh's historic epic 'Peterloo' won't be a player in this year's U.S. awards race after all. However, the Amazon-backed movie will still open in U.K. cinemas this fall in hopes of landing BAFTA nominations.

Why Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’ Resonates in the Current Political Age

The veteran director and his star, Maxine Peake, reflect on why the previously largely unexplored tale of one the U.K.'s most notorious and defining moments is something relevant in the U.K. and the U.S.

‘Peterloo’: Film Review | Venice 2018

Mike Leigh commemorates an infamous 19th century massacre in the Amazon-backed historical epic 'Peterloo,' the most ambitious and expensive film of his career.

Mike Leigh on His Amazon-Backed ‘Peterloo’: All My Films Have Been Funded by a “Reprehensible Force”

Ahead of its world premiere in Venice, the visionary British director discusses his historical epic and his thoughts on Cannes, which rejected the film.

Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’ to Have U.K. Premiere in Manchester as Part of London Film Festival

The film - telling the story of the notorious Manchester massacre in 1819 – becomes the first to be premiered by the festival outside London.  

‘Jellyfish’: Film Review | Tribeca 2018

Kitchen sink meets insult comedy in James Gardner’s grotesquely grim feature debut, 'Jellyfish.'

Cannes Festival Lineup: This Year’s Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Mike Leigh's historic epic 'Peterloo,' Matthew McConaughey-starrer 'The Beach Bum' and Laszlo Nemes' 'Sunset' are among the buzz titles that failed to make Cannes' competition cut.

Cannes: Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Jafar Panahi’s ‘Three Faces’ in Competition

Artistic director Thierry Fremaux at a Paris press conference details the competition and other lineups of the 71st edition of the festival.