South Korean director urges new rules over Netflix movies at theaters

Jun 15, 2017

South Korean director urges new rules over Netflix movies at theaters

A top South Korean director called Wednesday for new rules on screening Netflix films in cinemas as local chains boycott his blockbuster over the U.S. streaming giant's online policy. The movie "Okja", directed by Bong Joon-ho, sparked controversy at this year's Cannes film festival over ...

Sofia Coppola wins best director at Cannes film festival

May 30, 2017

Sofia Coppola wins best director at Cannes film festival

Sofia Coppola scooped best director at the Cannes film festival on Sunday night for her star-studded remake of "The Beguiled". Among others she thanked her father, the "Apocalypse Now" director Francis Ford Coppola, who she said "taught me writing and directing." Coppola brought her remake ...

Koreeda's film wins jury prize at Cannes festival

May 28, 2013

Koreeda's film wins jury prize at Cannes festival

"Like Father, Like Son," directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, received the Prix du Jury at the 2013 Cannes International Film Festival on Sunday. It was the first Japanese film to receive an award in the competition division since Naomi Kawase's "The Mourning Forest," which won the ...