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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

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    Interview: William Friedkin on ‘Sorcerer,’ The ‘Killer Joe’ TV Show And Life Beyond “Macho Bullsh*t Stories”

    At 78, William Friedkin is experiencing a new lease on life, career-wise. When we spoke with the genial, anecdote-laden, Oscar-winning director at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, he let drop that he's in contention, at least, for what has to be one of the choicest TV gigs on offer: sea...

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    Watch: 70 Minute Master Class With William Friedkin

    As you’ve probably heard by now, we caught up with William Friedkin at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival last week where he revealed he’s had a meeting with “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto about working on season two—we’ll have the full interview for you soon. While we wait to see...

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    Karlovy Vary Review: Multiple Venice Winner ‘Still Life’ Starring Eddie Marsan

    Not wishing to start off on a total downer, let us say that for much of its running time, “Still Life” is just about bearable. Now that’s partly because, catching up with the four-time Venice award-winner [drops to knees, bellows “Why?” at the heavens] at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival...

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    'Low Down''s Elle Fanning Wins Best Actress Award at Karlovy Vary Fest

    Georgia's "Corn Island" and Hungary's "Free Fall" walked with the festival's Grand Prix Crystal Globe and Special Jury Prize, respectively.

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    SCREEN TALK EPISODE 3: Mel Gibson, 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' 'Snowpiercer' VOD Paradigm & More

    This week on Screen Talk, Indiewire's Eric Kohn and I discuss the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in Czech Republic, where I interviewed Mel Gibson, as well as new releases "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Boyhood," "Snowpiercer" on VOD and more.

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    Karlovy Vary Review: Concert Movie ‘Björk: Biophilia Live’

    For better or worse, we do approach any new project from impish Icelandic enchantress Björk with an expectation of weird. And it’s an expectation that her Biophilia album and concert tour, of which this film is a record, clearly delivered on. Prologued by a David Attenborough voiceover, it's really ...

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    KVIFF Jury Prizes Won by 'Corn Island,' Elle Fanning, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Doc 'Waiting for August'

    The juries for the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (July 4-12) handed out prizes in four competition categories Saturday night at the Hotel Thermal at a ceremony punctuated by slippery girls in black bikinis sliding across a watery stage. "Karlovy Vary is the face of this country," pre...

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    Mike Cahill on Crazy Sidetrack to Mind-Blowing 'I Origins,' Working with Michael Pitt, Opening Karlovy Vary

    I think I have very specific passions, I guess, one is science and one is existentialism, part of science, the question why are we here, what is all this about if universe 3.7 billion years and we only have 100, how do we negotiate those numbers and making meaning out of our lives, both of them come...

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    Karlovy Vary Review: Beautiful, Atmospheric Debut ‘Violent’ From Canadian Musician Andrew Huculiak

    On the surface, there’s no real reason why “Violent,” the debut feature film from Canadian director Andrew Huculiak, should be set so specifically in Norway, and be led by a Norwegian actress whose dialogue and voiced-over thoughts are also in Norwegian. But as the film draws you in, or rather quie...

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