The Brilliant, Simple Defiance Of 'Jafar Panahi's Taxi'To step into the Iran of Jafar Panahi is to encounter a world where an internationally celebrated director isn’t allowed to make movies. Five years ago, Panahi was charged with propaganda against the Iranian government and told he couldn’t make movies for 20 years. Still, Panahi has persisted, making films about his house arrest (such as 2011’s This Is Not A Film, which was sneaked out of the country in a cake) and doing odd jobs, like driving a taxi.
Selfie Sticks Discouraged At Cannes Film FestivalWorld cinema heavyweights including China's Jia Zhangke, Italy's Paolo Sorrentino and the United States' Gus Van Sant will compete for prizes at next month's Cannes Film Festival, organizers announced Thursday.
Whose The Daddy?Who is Ronan's pop?
For The 8th Time, Wadena's Cozy Theater Hosting Film FestivalA northern Minnesota movie theater is playing host to a film festival. The Whiskey Creek Film Festival returns to the Cozy Theater in Wadena for its eighth year. The festival opened Friday and runs through next Thursday. Director Jamie Robertson describes the festival's entries as current movies that otherwise wouldn't be shown outside the Twin Cities.
Movie Blog: Woody Allen Takes You To Paris In The ‘20sIf you were fortunate enough to catch Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, which both me and WCCO-TV’s Mark Rosen enjoyed, then you couldn’t help but notice the movie’s infatuation with the artists and writers of the 1920s.
Movie Blog: Midnight In Paris Is A Moveable Time-Trip<em>Midnight in Paris</em> is fantastic and delightful. It’s a merry-go-round of humor and admiration and dream that introduces you to the personalities of some of last century’s greatest artists, poets and writers. It’s a good time.
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