• Paramount won ‘Top Gun’ lawsuit

    Paramount won ‘Top Gun’ lawsuit

    The production company behind the «Top Gun» films, Paramount, has emerged victorious from the lawsuit against them over rights. The original «Top Gun» movie was inspired by a magazine article from 1983, and the journalist’s heirs sued Paramount when they made the sequel «Top Gun: Maverick» in 2023, without renewing the license. The Hollywood Reporter…

  • The new «Mad Max» premieres in Cannes

    The new «Mad Max» premieres in Cannes

    The fifth film in the post-apocalyptic «Mad Max» series, «Furiosa», will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 15 – but out of competition. Anya Taylor-Joy holds the title role of Furiosa – a character played by Charlize Theron in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road, which also premiered at…

  • Juliette Binoche new president of the European Film Academy

    Juliette Binoche new president of the European Film Academy

    The French actor has been a member of EFA’s board for many years and was unanimously elected as the new leader. She formally takes office on 1 May. She can boast awards such as the Oscar, Bafta, European Film Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe for her work in the 1996 film «The…

  • Spike Lee and Denzel Washington are collaborating again

    Spike Lee and Denzel Washington are collaborating again

    Nearly 20 years after Spike Lee and Denzel Washington last worked together, the two are reuniting. This time it’s for a new version of a Kurosawa classic. The director and actor last collaborated on «Inside Man» in 2006, after working as a duo on «Mo’ Better Blues», «Malcolm X» and «He Got Game». Read on…

  • The song «I’m Just Ken» from «Barbie» has several new versions, including a Christmas one!

    The song «I’m Just Ken» from «Barbie» has several new versions, including a Christmas one!

    «I’m Just Ken» is a hit song from the movie «Barbie», sung by actor Ryan Gosling. The song became such a huge hit that the songwriters for the film decided to record new versions of «I’m Just Ken». Ryan Gosling and the film’s soundtrack producer Mark Ronson have prepared the album «Ken The EP», which…

  • The Oscar shortlists will be announced tomorrow!

    The Oscar shortlists will be announced tomorrow!

    As the world prepares for Christmas, filmmakers are hard at work as December kicks off awards season and brings Oscar news. Tomorrow we will learn the Oscar shortlists, i.e. a list of films and filmmakers from which the Academy will select the official Oscar nominations. This year, the Polish candidate for the Oscar is competing…