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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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    New TIFF Photos: Keanu Reeves' 'Man of Tai Chi,' Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' & 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

    It's been over 10 years since Keanu Reeves was kung-fu fighting and fast as lightning in the "The Matrix Revolutions" (makes you wish they woulda quit after the first film), but while Reeves has been taking it kind of easy ever since (probably the two biggest films he's starred in since then have be...

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    TIFF 2013: '12 Years A Slave,' 'Prisoners,' 'Gravity,' 'Under The Skin,' 'Labor Day' & Much, Much More Coming To Toronto

    Tuxedos are being rented, red carpets shampooed and cleaned and the city of Toronto bracing itself as this year's Toronto International Film Festival is now just over a month away. And this morning, organizers have dropped the first wave of titles coming to Canada, and it looks like cinephiles will ...

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    Watch: Idris Elba Fights For His Rights In New Trailer For 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

    Listen, we know you have to sell this intense drama about the struggle to end apartheid to a mass audience. But can we call a moratorium on using "Wavin' Flag" by K'naan for...well, anything...for about a decade? The official song for the 2010 World Cup (yes, which was held in South Africa, hence re...

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    Watch: First Teaser Trailer For Biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Starring Idris Elba

    "Today at the edge of our hope, at the end of our time. We have chosen to believe in each other! Today we face the monsters that are at our door, today we are cancelling the apartheid!" Okay, maybe Idris Elba won't be saying that in the upcoming, awards season horse "Mandela: The Lone Walk To Freed...

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    New Posters Arrive For 'The World's End,' Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine' & 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'

    This week brings the closing chapters of one of the rarest things in cinema -- a consistently strong trilogy -- in the shape of the latest installment of one of the most beloved series in recent memory. Not "The Hangover," but "Before Midnight," the closing (?) chapter to Richard Linklater's tale of...

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    Cannes 2013: The Weinstein Sizzle Reel Showcases 'Grace Of Monaco,' 'Mandela' & More, Only Occasionally Sizzles

    In what has apparently become something of a tradition on the Croisette, this evening saw a select group of journalists forgo tempting Official Selection screenings to attend instead the starry, champagne-fuelled preview of The Weinstein Company’s forthcoming slate. Perhaps not quite as salivating a...

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    The Weinstein Company Sets Oscar Release Dates For Nicole Kidman's 'Grace Of Monaco,' Meryl Streep In 'August: Osage County' & More

    Maybe they were reading our Premature Oscar Predictions? Just days after our series ended, looking way far at the horizon of next year's potential Oscar nominees, The Weinstein Company has dated four films of their late fall awards season hopefuls. Obviously, those films were going to land in Oscar ...

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    Stringer Bell The Oscar Contender? The Weinstein Company Pick Up 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Starring Idris Elba

    The Oscars are in just over for 48 hours, but man, they feel so yesterday already, amirite? So let's start looking ahead to next year, and one can't ignore the news and start speculating when someone like Harvey Weinstein snaps up a movie about Nelson Mandela.

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    Naomie Harris To Play Winnie Mandela Opposite Idris Elba In 'Long Walk To Freedom'; Justin Chadwick In Talks To Direct

    A film adaptation of "Long Walk To Freedom," Nelson Mandela's memoir of his time in prison under South African apartheid, his subsequent release, and rise to the presidency, has been, ironically, a long time coming. Back in the 1990s, "Elizabeth" director Shekhar Kapur was at...

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    Idris Elba To Play Nelson Mandela In Adaptation Of 'Long Walk To Freedom'

    There has been no shortage of portrayals of freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, and given his courageous story, which still resonates and inspires to this day, it's not exactly a surprise. But the past few years have seen an uptick of the man on screens, both big and small. Of course, Morgan Freeman...

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