Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian) - dir. Arnaud Desplechin Boom! Arnaud Desplechin has fallen right into the arthouse movie trap of making a film in a foreign language, like Wong Kar-Wai, Michael Haneke and Abbas Kiarostami before him,...
Haneke Receives Spain Prince Of Asturias Award Spain’s Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts has gone this year to Amour director Michael Haneke. The two-time Palme d’Or winner was given a $65,000 prize to go with the honor. The jury...Show More Summary
Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke on Thursday won one of Spain's highest honours, the Prince of Asturias prize for arts, with the panel hailing him as one of leading figures in European contemporary cinema. The 71-year-old Oscar winner...Show More Summary
The country that produced Oscar-winners Michael Haneke and Christoph Waltz could radically slash film financing next year. read more
European filmmakers, including Michael Haneke, Stephen Frears and Pedro Almodovar, fear new free-trade negotiations could threaten their local industries. read more
With much behind-the-scenes footage.
The parody Twitter account that bore Amour director Michael Haneke's name actually got a few things right about the Austrian director. On Thursday, Benjamin Lee, the Shortlist.com Deputy Editor who, earlier this week, revealed himself to be the prankster behind the memorably loopy @Michael_Haneke parody Twitter feed, wrote about learning that the real Haneke is more [...]
The Goddamn genius behind the fake Michael Haneke Twitter account has been revealed to be Shortlist.com deputy editor Benjamin Lee, who gave an interview about his experience to The Guardian.We're just as sick as you are of "wacky" Twitter accounts, but @Michael_Haneke was a brilliant niche joke executed very, very well. Show More Summary
Benjamin Lee, a 28-year-old journalist and writer from London, said he had created the Twitter account "out of total respect and admiration for Haneke and his films."
Watch what happens when Luke and Leia have to take care of their ailing father in a galaxy not so far removed from this Oscar-nominated drama. [...]
From the French Oscars.
This is soooo wrong that it must be posted. From France's version of the Oscar ceremony, the Cesar awards. via Jeffrey Wells ...
"Come on dad! Make an effort!" And you thought we were done forever with the Star Wars: Episode 7 if-it-was-directed-by spoofs. There's a video on YouTube (via Hollywood Elsewhere) that was first uploaded right in the middle of the Oscars a week ago. Show More Summary
Spain’s Pedro Almodóvar is basically the epitome of “acclaimed foreign auteur,” and when you think acclaimed foreign auteur, you think of movies like Amour, Michael Haneke’s heartbreakingly beautiful ode to [...] The post Pedro Almodóvar’s new movie looks really… fun? appeared first on FilmDrunk.
The Austrian director Michael Haneke was in Los Angeles Sunday night to receive a best foreign film Oscar for Amour. He should have been in Madrid the night before for the opening of his new production of Cosi fan tutte. Here’s a note he left for the audience: Dear attendees to the premiere: I feel [...]
Michael Haneke’s much-lauded Amour, which won Best Foreign Language Film last night at the Oscars, has at its center two powerhouses of modern European art cinema: Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva, the oldest woman ever to be nominated for an acting Oscar. Show More Summary
"Amour" director Michael Haneke chose to come to Los Angeles for the Academy Awards this weekend rather than attend the premiere of his new production of Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" in Madrid. He chose wisely: "Amour" won the prize for foreign-language film on Sunday, providing the Austrian auteur with his first Oscar statuette.
Considered by many a foregone conclusion coming into tonight, the Academy showed its love for Michael Haneke’s Amour with the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. The film was nominated in five categories total, including the rare double bill of a Best Picture and a Best Foreign Language nod (only the fifth film in history to achieve such a feat). Show More Summary
"Amour" director Michael Haneke, "Django Unchained" star Kerry Washington and other top talent stop by the exclusive Piaget lounge.
No one can watch, or remember, Michael Haneke’s ‘Amour’, without being suddenly awash in horror at the way Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) frees Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) from her suffering. Does he do it for himself? For her? Or for them...Show More Summary