Monthly Archives: January 2022

A Human Position review – slow and lingering love story in a dreamy small town in Norway | Movie

“WWhat’s the best thing about Norway? asks the main character of this intriguing film from Norwegian screenwriter and director Anders Emblem. Her friend replies: “Mountains? A-ha? To which the original speaker responds that she was actually thinking more about things like the welfare state. It’s a quibbling, playful and thoughtful …

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FilmRise Obtains FAST Rights to Canadian Series “Kim’s Convenience”

“Kim’s Convenience” Stephanie Prange January 21, 2022 FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired the ad-supported digital multi-territory linear rights (FAST) to the critically acclaimed Canadian comedy series “Kim’s Convenience” from the company. Canadian company Thunderbird Entertainment. The deal gives FilmRise exclusive FAST (free …

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Munich: Netflix WW2 Movie Holds the Mirror Until Today

We all know how it happened. Hence the fictional drama that unfolds simultaneously between two friends: the aforementioned Hugh Legat and his Oxford-era German pal Paul von Hartman (Jannis Niewöhner). The couple argued after school due to Paul’s infatuation with the then-burgeoning Nazi Party and Germany’s promises of glory. But …

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‘Stop-Zemlia’ review: Ukrainian drama captures teenage universality

The Times has pledged to review movie theatrical releases during the Covid-19 pandemic. Because cinema carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines such as described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials. Ukrainian filmmaker Kateryna Gornostai turns to …

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How a Love Affair and a Burned Warehouse Helped 1,000 Entrepreneurs Start New Businesses

The post How a love affair and a burned down warehouse helped 1000 entrepreneurs start new businesses appeared first on PR Fire. Startup Streams, an accidental start, exceeds its first milestone of 1000 customers Along with Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s and Ferrari, Startup Streams is the latest company to add to the …

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Tina Turner and her husband buy a sprawling US$76 million estate on Lake Zurich

GENEVA — Rock ‘n’ roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly purchased a 70 million Swiss franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, a pond, stream, swimming pool and dock on the lake from Zürich. The 82-year-old star’s husband, Erwin Bach, was quoted in the Handelszeitung daily as …

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Ozark Actress Julia Garner Opens Up About Her Craft and Her Love of Fashion

This article first appeared in Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, the fashion leader on the best in style, beauty, design, travel and the arts. Go to www.harpersbazaar.com.sg and follow @harpersbazaarsg on Instagram; harpersbazaarsingapore on Facebook. The January 2022 issue is now available on newsstands. SINGAPORE – American actress Julia Garner is used …

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‘The Pilot’ uses a real Soviet plane to bring an untold story of World War II to the screen

“The Pilot” is a Russian action thriller based on the true story of Aleksey Maresyev, a World War II pilot whose plane was shot down over the German-occupied Novgorod region. The film follows Maresyev as he tries to fight off cold, wild animals and Nazis as he tries to get …

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Federation Entertainment teams up with German executives to launch Glisk

Federation Entertainment has further expanded its European footprint by moving to Germany with veteran executives Philipp Steffens and Julie Link. Glisk, a production and talent management company focused on creativity, will focus on creating, producing, financing and distributing high-quality originals through a stable of independent studios. Scripted and unscripted shows …

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Movies trying to make sense of senseless violence

More recent films that have tackled the issue of school shootings include the bold and brilliant 2018 drama Vox Lux, in which the pop-star protagonist is a shooting survivor, and the 2020 teen satire Spontaneous, which uses the metaphor of a school where students begin to explode spontaneously. Both, in …

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