Movies

BBC Films' The Edge Of Love to open Edinburgh film festival

MUMBAI: BBC Films has announced that John Maybury‘s film The Edge Of Love, starring Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy and Matthew Rhys, will have its World Premiere as the Opening Night film for this year‘s Edinburgh International Film Festival on 18 June 2008.

A love story, telling the story of two feisty, free-spirited women, Caitlin Thomas and Vera Killick, Vera‘s husband William Killick, and the brilliant, charismatic poet Dylan Thomas who loves both women, The Edge Of Love, produced by Sarah Radclyffeand Rebekah Gilbertson, will open in London on 20 June.



BBC Films has also announced that currently shooting in London, New York and Washington DC is Armando Iannucci‘s political comedy In The Loop, starring Tom Hollander, James Gandolfini, Chris Addison, Peter Capaldi, Gina McKee and Steve Coogan.



Also shooting in London is Jane Campion‘s Bright Star. Starring Ben Whishaw and Abbie Cornish, this is an exploration of the two-year relationship between the 18-year-old Fanny Brawne and 23-year-old romantic poet John Keats.



Lone Scherfig‘s An Education, starring Peter Sarsgaard, Carey Mulligan, Alfred Molina, Rosamund Pike and Emma Thompson, has just wrapped.



Nick Hornby wrote the script about a 17-year-old girl who meets an older man in Sixties London. Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey are going to produce, with Odyssey Entertainment handling worldwide sales.



Set to start principal photography in late May is Tom Hooper‘s The Damned United, from a screenplay by Peter Morgan, which tells the passionate and dramatic story of controversial and gifted football manager Brian Clough and his turbulent 44-day period in 1974 in charge of Leeds United.



Michael Sheen will star as Clough. Andy Harries produces with Sony Pictures Entertainment taking worldwide rights and Screen Yorkshire co-producing.



BBC Films‘ co-productions set for release later this summer and early Autumn include Saul Dibb‘s The Duchess starring Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell, Charlotte Rampling and Dominic Cooper.



It is a contemporary tale of fame, notoriety and the search for love, based around that female icon of her time, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. Producers are Michael Kuhn and Gabrielle Tana.



Mark Herman‘s The Boy In Striped Pyjamas which is a co-production with Disney has been adapted by Herman from the best-selling book by John Boyne. This is a tale about what happens when innocence is confronted by monstrous evil. The cast includes Vera Falmiga and David Thewlis.



BBC Films also has a list of projects in post production. The most anticipated one is Sam Mendes‘ Revolutionary Road, based on the novel by Richard Yates. This re-unites five-time Oscar nominee Kate Winslet and three-time Oscar nominee Leonardo di Caprio for the first time since Titanic to play the leading roles in this story of thwarted passion and the search for fulfilment.



Jamie Thraves‘ psychological thriller Cry Of The Owl is an adaptation of the classic bestseller by Patricia Highsmith. It tells the story of Robert Forester (Paddy Considine), who moves to a small New York suburb in an attempt to escape the wreckage of his recent divorce. But everything changes when he begins to stalk his neighbour, Jenny Thierolf (Julia Stiles).

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/24/Bahubali%202_0.jpg?itok=jd72CACi
Baahubali 2 catapults Sony Max across genres and in Hindi movies genre

BENGALURU: Baahubali 2 raked in viewership for Sony Max as the channel topped Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) weekly ratings for Top 5 Hindi Movie channels - HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals for week 41 of 2017 (Saturday, 7 October 2017 to Friday, 13 October 2017). Sony Max was...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/23/Priya_Giri_Desai-David_Schwartz.jpg?itok=salialb2
Women filmmakers' northeast works to be highlighted at India fest in NY

NEW DELHI: Three films from northeast India and a special focus on films made by women filmmakers will be the highlights of the second edition of the India Kaleidoscope Film Festival (IKFF) to be held in New York next month. The festival is being presented by the Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI)...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/21/Secret%20Superstar.jpg?itok=6bQiSsgV
Secret Superstar: Patchy underdog movie riding on Aamir's fame

There have been numerous films on a protagonist going against the tide to fulfil his ambition and childhood dream. Usually, in films, such aspirants come from second rung cities, small towns or mofussil India. That adds to the sympathy or the underdog quotient as the script’s requirement.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/21/Golmaal%20again.jpg?itok=2nR64R3m
Golmaal Again: Entertaining suspense thriller

The most successful franchise in Hindi films, Golmaal, strikes again. And, aptly, the title is Golmaal Again. The main faces of the franchise -- Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, ShreyasTalpade and Kunal Khemu are very much there so are the other regulars, Sanjay Mishra, Mukesh Tiwari,...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/16/judw2.jpg?itok=MoOLOx7y
Pre-Diwali period sees some flops

The pre-Diwali period saw a few flops. Judwaa2 saved the situation to some extent for the exhibition section providing relief with a considerable number of footfalls for a couple of weeks. Besides this, Newton was in news, a small film which got some favourable box office but more media hype as it...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/16/PVR.jpg?itok=aBQphPBl
PVR sub-brand in tier-III towns on anvil, engages fans with interactive card

NEW DELHI: Rs 21.8-billion multiplex chain PVR, which is aiming to touch 1000 screens by 2020 having crossed 600 recently, is likely to form another brand to tap tier-III towns. PVR sources confirmed to indiantelevision.com that the aim was to cater to every price category, and extend its reach to...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/16/Maiden_0.jpg?itok=p_6D8yMg
Maiden Indian film fest in Poland honours Koirala, Mittra

NEW DELHI: Wave Cinemas' CEO Rahul Mitra and actress Manisha Koirala were honoured with special awards at the first-ever Indian Film Festival in Poland (Warsaw). They also took part in the grand red carpet event at the iconic 'Kinoteka' theatre in the heart of Warsaw. A special audience of hundreds...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/10/judwa2_0.jpg?itok=OBtA8dpP
Judwa remake has an advantage over Chef

*Wrong time release and the film pays heavily. Much beyond its demerits. Pre-Diwali is the dullest period to release a new film but, even the best of production houses with years of standing still go ahead and do it. T Series released Chef in this dull period and, when asked, the explanation was...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/06/chef.jpg?itok=m6q0yYAq
Chef: Where is the audience?

Chef is a remake of 2014 Hollywood film of the same name, written, directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau, who also essayed the lead role.

Movies Hindi

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories