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Tag Archives: Julian Schnabel

“Miral” by Julian Schnabel: “Who would not want to see my film?”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: HollywoodNews.com: Julian Schnabel‘s “Miral” got its premiere last night in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations, a place I hadn’t seen the inside of since I was 12. It’s still there! A giant state of the art screen was erected by a Boston company,[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Morgan Freeman to be honored by AFI

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Morgan Freeman will receive the American Film Life Achievement Award. Additionally, the ASC announced that it will honor the great Roger Deakins at its annual awards dinner. In[...]

Freida Pinto film ‘Miral’ a hard sell for Weinsteins

HollywoodNews.com: After wowing award season voters with his 2007 title “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” director Julian Schnabel’s “Miral” looks to stir some agita for the Weinstein Company. The film is based on the director’s Palestinian girlfriend Rula Jebreal who is portrayed in the film by Freida Pinto. The[...]

Schnabel’s “Miral” doesn’t impress Venice critics

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lost in the buzz over “Black Swan” was reaction to “Miral,” director Julian Schnabel’s follow-up to his acclaimed “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” and another high-profile drama to world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. Perhaps that’s because the response to “Miral” was a little less enthusiastic[...]

Julia Roberts throws herself a private gathering at ‘Eat Pray Love’ party

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Julia Roberts went on a spiritual journey for the movie,”Eat Pray Love.” The journey ended at the swanky Metropolitan Club on Fifth Avenue last night where Columbia Pictures threw an invite only lavish after party for Roberts, director Ryan Murphy, the cast and miscellaneous celebrities. And what did[...]

Venice Film Fest announces full line-up

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The fall film calendar is filling up. First, it was Toronto that hinted at 50 titles which will play its festival in September. This morning, the Venice Film Festival unleashed a full list of films that will compete at the 67th annual event. A few titles already were[...]

Dennis Hopper to be remembered on Starz Edge

HollywoodNews.com: Dennis Hopper – a true Hollywood icon and Renaissance man will be remembered on Starz Edge, Thursday, July 29 beginning at 8:00 p.m. (et/pt). The Academy Award(r) nominated actor, director, artist and photographer who passed away on May 29th, recently received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame[...]

Julian Schnabel’s ‘Miral’ gets picked up by The Weinstein Company

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired North American theatrical rights from Pathé to Julian Schnabel’s latest film Miral. The film chronicles Hind Husseinis efforts to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel. Miral is based on a[...]