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  • Noomi Rapace, Justin Kurzel Win Out at Sitges October 18, 2021
    Valdimar Jóhannsson’s Icelandic-Swedish-Polish drama “Lamb,” starring Noomi Rapace (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” “Prometheus”) was awarded best film and actress for Rapace at the 54th edition of Sitges’ International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, which wrapped Sunday. The prizes add to an Originality Prize which the film received when competing at July’s Cannes Un […]
    John Hopewell
  • Colin Powell, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dies of COVID-19 at 84 October 18, 2021
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications. His family confirmed his death on Monday in a public Facebook post, noting that he was fully vaccinated. Powell was 84. The statement, signed by The Powell Family, reads: “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint […]
  • ‘Adele One Night Only’ TV Special, Featuring Oprah Interview, Airing on CBS Next Month October 18, 2021
    On Nov. 14, five days before the release of Adele’s long-awaited fourth album “30,” CBS will air a two-hour special called “Adele One Night Only,” featuring a concert performance that will be the earliest opportunity for most of the world to hear the singer’s first new material in six years. The two-hour event will be […]
    Jem Aswad
  • Prize-Winning Female Spanish Novelist Exposed as Male Screenwriting Trio October 18, 2021
    The Spanish literary world was rocked on Friday night by the revelation that one of the country’s most celebrated female novelists, Carmen Mola, was in fact a work of fiction. Her books are the work of three male screenwriters: Jorge Díaz, Agustín Martínez and Antonio Mercero. Until Friday, Mola was believed to be a professor […]
    K.J. Yossman
  • Austrian Oscar Entry ‘Great Freedom’ Debuts International Trailer, Latest Buyers Revealed (EXCLUSIVE) October 18, 2021
    Leading arthouse sales agency The Match Factory has debuted the international trailer (see below) for the gripping, tender-hearted prison drama “Great Freedom,” which won the Jury Prize in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, and has revealed the latest list of international distributors. Sebastian Meise’s film was selected recently as Austria’s candidate in the Best International Feature […]
    Leo Barraclough

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