South Korean, Mongolian Movies Win Awards For Emerging Talents As Busan Film Festival Closes

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Along the way, Assange seems to transform from idealist crusader to somewhat meglomaniacal and paranoid figure. Daniel Bruhl, who plays Formula One racing legend Nicki Lauda in Rush, is Assange’s early ally-turned-disillusioned ex-WikiLeaks associate Domscheit-Berg. If you’ve seen Assange on YouTube, or in Alex Gibney’s We Steal Secrets documentary, and then you watch Cumberbatch in The Fifth Estate, the mannerisms, gait, rhythms of his speech, look in his eyes, even his dance moves (Assange is a terrible dancer) are dead-on. “There’s an intelligence, a charisma, which you can’t fake, and Assange has that, and Benedict has that, too,” says Condon, the director of Gods and Monsters, Kinsey, and a little two-part endeavor called The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. “It’s a lot of work. That just doesn’t happen easily,” the director notes in a separate interview. “It’s not dissimilar to what I went through with Ian McKellen in Gods and Monsters and Liam Neeson in Kinsey – British actors who start on the outside and then move in. The first thing is the wig, and the teeth for Benedict, and the frock, and the voice, obviously, and then they go deeper and deeper and deeper.” Condon was also struck by the way his star handled the e-mail entreaties from Assange. “Just imagine you’ve got an actor who is that serious and who is already in the process, in rehearsals, and you’re about to start shooting – his job, which he takes very seriously, is to channel Assange, is to become Assange. He’s not Daniel Day-Lewis, but he did become that person,” Condon says. “So imagine you’re doing that, and then you open up your computer, and the person you’re channeling – your inner voice – is begging you not to do the film. It was a really unique circumstance that he was in, and I felt such compassion for him . . .

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The group will likely jump from one album to another with no rhyme or reason other than doing what works best for the show theyre trying to perform. They didnt put all their hits in the movies, but some of their very best songs are in those movies, said Vivino. We have five movies to pull from, so the playlist is amazing. Theres a lot to work with. Youre really getting a great show out of these five movies and five albums. As for the movies themselves, Vivino thinks because of the Beatles rampant success in all corners of pop culture, the films are perhaps slightly underrated and underappreciated. Continued… See Full Story Back then you really couldnt be a success unless you had movies, TV shows, albums and concerts, he said. And The Beatles had everything going like that. I remember when A Hard Days Night debuted, it was around the same time that all those Elvis movies were coming out. And I didnt see it until a little bit later, but when I actually sat down and watched it, I was like, wow. This is a really brilliant, funny movie. The movies really stand on their own as solid films. Theyre filled with that very dry, very funny British humor. Theres a lot of ad-libbing. Theyre more than just ways for the bands music to reach more fans.

Director Bill Condon (left) with Benedict Cumberbatch on the set of "The Fifth Estate."

South Korean, Mongolian movies win awards for emerging talents as Busan film festival closes By Associated Press, SEOUL, South Korea Movies from South Korea and Mongolia have won $30,000 New Currents Awards for emerging filmmakers at Asias largest film festival. Busan International Film Festival organizers said Saturday that the festivals biggest prizes went to Pascha by South Korean director Ahn Seonkyoung and Remote Control by Mongolias Sakhya Byamba. Its the first time a Mongolian movie entered and won the competition in the festivals 18 years. Looking for things to do? Select one or more criteria to search Kid-friendly Get ideas The awards, given to first- or second-time Asian directors, show the festivals efforts to discover and support the regions new talents. The organizers said Pascha, an unusual love story between a 40-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man, won the jurys heart with its highly original expression. They said Remote Control neatly portrayed tensions between reality and fiction. The jury, led by Iranian director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, picked Transit, Hannah Espias drama about Filipino migrant workers in Israel, as a special mention. The 10-day festival that ended Saturday drew more than 200,000 visitors for the second straight year, even as a rare October typhoon forced the organizers to reschedule some events and close outdoor booths by corporate sponsors four days before the festival drew to a close. The fair closed Saturday evening with The Dinner, South Korean director Kim Dong-hyuns independent feature. The festival, which opened Oct. 3 with Vara: A Blessing, a Bhutanese drama about classical South Indian dance, screened about 300 movies from all corners of the world.

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We will of course do a followup piece later on the Best Halloween Horror Movies in general but for now we are focusing on stuff we can watch with kids present. Our community is very diverse which means that this Top 25 has films from a variety of genres and dates making it a sure bet that you will definitely find some movies worth watching with your kids, your nieces and nephews or that bratty kid next door. Beetlejuice Directed by Tim Burton and starring Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton and Geena Davis Beetlejuice is a movie that brings back fond memories from my childhood as I used to watch it almost every Halloween with my family. Hollywood is currently in talks to do a sequel and or a remake and I for one am very excited to see where that goes. In the film a couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a bio-exorcist in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. Beetlejuice is a must watch! Trick R Treat This is not the horror movie your thinking from 2007 this is a 1986 classic teen-horror flick. It stars Ozzy Osborne and Gene Simmons and is your classic Rock N Roll will unleash the devil. Its severely dated but its also hilarious and fun to look back on. Obviously this one is not for the younger kids but its safe for the older kids. Eddie Weinbauer is a typical All-American teenager, at least he was until he fell under the evil spell of Rock Music.