It’s an oft repeated fact that there are far too few female directors being given a chance to make films. You can roll out the numbers – that in 2016 female directors made up accounted for just seven per cent of Hollywood’s total output. You could also peel away the imbalance for a moment and highlight the number of brilliant female directors headlining an array of titles coming out in 2018. With that in mind, here are 25 new works by female filmmakers worth keeping an eye out for. 1. Mary Queen of Scots Directed by Josie Rourke There’s a lot of hype orbiting the latest effort from famed theatre director Josie Rourke, as it pits two Oscar-winning actors against one another. Saoirse Ronan plays the titular Mary Stuart attempting to overthrow Margot Robbie’s Queen Elizabeth I – with dire consequences. 2. The Darkest Minds Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson Get ready for your next dose of adapted YA fiction that could easily spawn … [Read more...] about 25 new films by female directors you need to see in 2018
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THE Island with Bear Grylls fans are enjoying the return of the classic survival show. But where exactly is the Channel 4 show filmed? Here's what we know about the island... Where is The Island with Bear Grylls filmed? In series five, The Island will be filmed on a group of remote, uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. The official synopsis says: "The Island with Bear Grylls is the ultimate survival challenge and, in the fifth series, "Two separate groups have been abandoned at opposite ends of a remote uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean." Bear was particularly coy about the exact islands but we can reveal that the series has been filmed on Isla Gibraleon and Isla San Telmo - both uninhabited and carpeted in dense jungle. The contestants will face extreme tropical weather, limited resources and environmental hazards. The first two series featured the island Isla Gibraleón, off the coast of Panama in the archipelego of Las Perlas. The nearby … [Read more...] about Where is The Island with Bear Grylls filmed? Exotic filming location in the Pacific Ocean unveiled
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Detroit's filmmaking past spotlighted in Jam Handy program at Freep Film Festival Rare 35mm prints of Jam Handy Organization films will be screened at the Detroit building where they were conceived as part of Freep Film Festival. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs John Monaghan, Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 a.m. ET April 9, 2018 | Updated 1:29 a.m. ET April 13, 2018 CLOSE Get a sneak peek at some of the films headed to this year's Freep Film Festival. Detroit Free Press CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE A flood of workers in caps and overalls walk side by side into an … [Read more...] about Detroit’s filmmaking past spotlighted in Jam Handy program at Freep Film Festival
INDIANA Jones 5 is officially happening but we are going to have to wait until 2020 to see the return of everyone's favourite history teacher. Hopefully this gives director Steven Spielberg enough time to avoid another Crystal Skull, which was widely panned by critics. Here's the lowdown on the upcoming movie... When will Indiana Jones 5 be coming out in the UK? Disney confirmed that Indiana Jones 5 will be released on July 10, 2020. It was originally scheduled for 2019 but it seems that the release was delayed for director Steven Spielberg to continue working on Ready Player One which is due for release in 2018.Star Wars Episode 9 would be coming out in the UK on May 24, 2019. What is the Indiana Jones series? The Indiana Jones franchise is an American media franchise based on the adventures of Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, a fictional archaeologist. It began in 1981 with the film Raiders of the Lost Ark. A prequel, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, followed in 1984, and a … [Read more...] about When is Indiana Jones 5 due out? Who is in the cast and is Steven Spielberg directing?
The Oscars are over, the fish-movie triumphant.A year ago, who could’ve guessed it? That “The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi fairy tale romance between a woman and sea creature, would win best picture? It’s impossible to tell which way Academy winds will blow during the next year. Movies that look good might be bad. Movies that look awful might surprise. Fortunes will fade, heroes will rise, etc. Trying to guess whom and what Oscar will favor is useless.Nonetheless, wouldn’t it just be some good stupid fun to guess anyway?Here then, with great humility, I present the 10 films most likely (in order) to generate Oscar heat a year from now.Note: These films are set for 2018 release dates, but a few could be pushed back into the following year. Also, it’s inevitable that a few new prestige movies will squeeze into fall and winter slots as the year progresses. Close 1 of 10 1. “First Man”Release: Oct. … [Read more...] about 13 films that could win big at next year’s Oscars