Ruben Östlund’s The Square Confirmed For Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that Ruben Östlund’s The Square is among the five films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. An Oscar nomination is just the latest accolade for The Square, which began collecting major awards with the Palme d'Or at Cannes last May. Since then it has won a record six European Film Awards, two Guldbagge Awards, and was nominated for a Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award. Ruben Östlund

Becoming Astrid Selected For Berlinale Special Gala

Pernille Fischer Christensen's biopic Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid), about celebrated children's author Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking), will receive its World premiere during the Berlinale Special Gala at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (15-25 February). Becoming Astrid is the story of when young Astrid Lindgren (Alba August), despite the expectations of her time and religious upbringing, decided to break free from society's norms and follow her heart. When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, granting her an

Five Guldbagge Wins For The Nile Hilton Incident

During a gala ceremony hosted by Petra Mede (Bonus Family) on Monday at Cirkus in Stockholm, The Nile Hilton Incident was the big winner on the night with five wins at the 2018 Guldbagge Awards. Tarik Saleh's The Nile Hilton Incident, about a hotel murder that some very important people don't want solved, picked up five wins from its eight nominations with Best Film, Best Actor, Best Costume, Best Sound Design, and Best Set Design. Meanwhile, Amanda Kernell's debut feature Sami Blood,

Copenhagen’s Palads Cinema Celebrates 100 Years

The historic Palads cinema in Copenhagen is celebrating its centenary on Friday 26th January with a special programme of events, including the classic Olsen Band movies, to be enjoyed with free popcorn. Until 1911, Copenhagen's main railway station was located on the site where the Palads theatre now stands. Then, between 1912 and 1916, it was used as a cinema, but was eventually demolished to make way for the current building in 1918. Originally, the Palads was built with one large auditorium

Pernilla August Starring In Britt-Marie Was Here Movie

Tuva Novotny will direct a movie adaptation of Fredrik Backman's (A Man Called Ove) novel Britt-Marie Was Here, with Pernilla August starring in this tale of love, community, and second chances. Britt-Marie (Pernilla August) is an acquired taste and expects things to be done in a certain way. But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward exterior is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realises. When Britt-Marie is separated from her husband of 20