Michael Haneke shocks audiences once more with another thought-provoking piece on youth, violence, and the media. But is Benny's Video a contradiction unto itself? Is it right to fight violence in the media by using the same sensationalistic tactics in your own social commentary? Sound off!
Murat and I finally got around to watching Michael Haneke's film Amour last night, the gorgeous Academy Award winning film about an elderly French couple living a perfectly charmed life until the wife has a stroke and everything beautiful about their world becomes more complex, at times horrendous and extremely painful. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "Last Love feels like a bad made-for-TV sequel to Michael Haneke's Amour"
I first became aware of the work of Austrian film director Michael Haneke a few years back when I followed a tip from a friend and rented the well-reviewed The White Ribbon.
Emmanuelle Riva, who received a best actress Oscar nomination earlier this year for her role as an ailing octogenarian in Michael Haneke's "Amour," is set to return to the stage for the first time in more than a decade in a new production of Marguerite Duras' play "Savannah Bay."
Don't let all the nominations for Amour at last year's Oscars fool you... foreign films always have an uphill battle to be noticed by the Academy anywhere besides in their own category of Best Foreign Language. Michael Haneke's flick...Show More Summary
It’s a week of international picks in home entertainment – the acclaimed, the obscure, and the queer. Kicking things off is Michael Haneke’s Oscar and Cannes Film Festival prize-winning love story for the (old) ages, Amour, followed up by a fellow Cannes Film Festival winner from Mexico, Post Tenebras Lux. And UK queer indie Bashment [...]
A look back at Michael Haneke's harrowing thriller from 2001.
Joining Annie Leibovitz (Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities), Michael Haneke (Arts), and the Higgs-boson guy (Technical and Scientific Research), they've announced that Antonio Muñoz Molina will receive this year's Prince of Asturias Award for Literature; well deserved. No word yet who this year's Sports-laureate will be.
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.