The Berlin Film Festival has set Logan , Hugh Jackman’s final turn as Wolverine, in a world premiere berth next month. Directed by James Mangold, the 20th Century Fox film is slated for a March 3 release domestically. This is one of the splashier titles set for Berlin thus far and is a highly-anticipated gritty R-rated pic for Fox. Logan is running out of competition in Berlin which also added 12 other titles today. They include Danny Boyle’s T2: Trainspotting , the sequel…
Some movies just feel long, but there’s one showing at the Berlin Film Festival this week which is so long it needs its own lunch break. ‘Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis (A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery)’ has been made by Fillipino director Lav Diaz, and it’s more than eight-hours long. The movie is a historical drama, but Diaz has denied that it’s over-long.
Grill George Clooney on his philanthropic work, and he might just lose his rag. The reporter asked Clooney what he was doing that was 'concrete’ in helping out in the refugee crisis, rather than making movies, and should use his fame to influence policy.
Meryl Streep had an interesting view on concerns that the jury panel for the Berlin Film Festival was made up of all white judges. The Oscar-winner was asked what she thought about the profile of the group, which includes herself alongside Clive Owen, actor Lars Eidinger, film critic Nick James, photographer Brigitte Lacombe, actress Alba Rohrwacher and director Malgorzata Szumowska, by an Egyptian reporter.