Helen Mirren is crowning herself Queen once again in an anticipated West End play that will have a one-night cinema run in theaters in the U.K. and worldwide. Also in today's round-up of news, a Nelson Mandela biopic heads to U.S. theaters; Full Frame becomes an Oscar qualifier and Colin Farrell receives Irish-American honors.
Host Seth MacFarlane and actress Kristin Chenoweth will perform a "must see" number after the Best Picture award presentation, plus Oscar-nominated War Witch actress is headed to the awards from Congo, Christian Bale is headed to "Everest," and the European Film Awards are headed to Riga, all in today's FilmLinc Digest.
Wong Kar-Wai's latest and Karzan Kader's Bekas will bookend Switzerland's Fribourg Film Festival, Spain's Goya Awards are being criticized for being "overtly political," while Kevin Smith says Clerks III will come out as a book before heading to the big screen.
Oscilloscope buys Sundance doc After Tiller, Paul Schrader's The Canyons goes to IFC and comes to Film Society, and ND/NF alum Gimme the Loot gets some love from director Jonathan Demme in today's FilmLinc Digest!
Test your Oscar knowledge with a commemorative poster celebrating the 85-year history of the Academy Awards, then catch up on film news: Magnolia Pictures to distribute Nymphomaniac, clips and interviews to whet your appetite for the release of Abbas Kiarostami's Like Someone In Love, and more!
Jane Campion heads to Cannes for jury duty; last year's Oscar-winning actors head to the Academy Awards for presentation duty; and Skyfall, Robert De Niro and Patricio Guzmán all have something to party about in today's FilmLinc Digest.
South by Southwest reveals the 109 feature films in this year's festival, Streisand will perform at the Academy Awards for the first time in 36 years, Ben Affleck's Argo picks up momentum with major wins at the PGA and SAG Awards, and more news in our FilmLinc Digest!
Sony Pictures Classics acquired rights for Linklater's latest and Sundance Channel picks up international broadcast rights to five Sundance films including Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess.
Richard Linklater, River Phoenix head to Berlin International Film Festival, Calvin Lee Reeder's feature stars Dermot Mulroney, and James Franco keeps churning out the flicks!