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Paramount + to launch Oscar nominated Hunger Ward for MTV documentaries – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Wider audiences are about to get a chance to see director Skye Fitzgerald Hunger district, the Oscar nominated short film from MTV Documentary Films. The film, a ruthless look at the suffering of children in Yemen who were starved during the country’s civil war, will premiere on the Paramount + streaming platform on Friday. […]

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10 film adaptations that have nothing to do with their source

Adaptations can always be a hit or miss with the audience. Sometimes the adaptation skyrockets, exceeding audience expectations while embodying the identity of the source. Other times, he falters and lets the audience down, berating everything that made the source material so great. Of course, it all depends on the source. RELATED: 10 Terrifyingly Frustrating […]

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10 best non-English Shakespeare movie adaptations

When it comes to classical English literature, William Shakespeare’s plays remain the ultimate classics. The bard’s contributions to the English language are invaluable, considering his plays, poems, and the many words and phrases he coined. But over the years, many non-English speaking countries have incorporated Shakespeare into popular culture through cinema. RELATED: 10 Best Shakespeare […]

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10 Junji Ito Short Stories That Deserve Their Own Film Adaptations

Whether or not someone is familiar with Junji Ito’s work, anyone even vaguely familiar with J-horror and manga has likely encountered horror /ero-guro grotesque collection of non-conformist. Often dealing with cosmic and ancestral themes of doom and bodily horror like David Cronenberg, Ari Aster or John Carpenter, Ito’s stories are full of uncomfortable pages; they […]

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10 terribly frustrating novel movie adaptations that really should have been good

Usually book fans are excited to hear when their favorite novel is about to hit the big screen. Their beloved story receives visuals and sounds that stay with audiences forever after seeing it come to life. But also, the incarnation of the characters by well-known or aspiring actors is a huge thing to look forward […]

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MTV Documentary Films buys “Sabaya”, watches ISIS and sex trafficking

MTV Documentary Films has acquired the North American rights to “Sabaya”, the story of volunteers from the Yazidi Home Center, who risk their lives to save women and girls held by ISIS as sex slaves. The film received a Director’s Award for a World Cinema Documentary when it premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. […]

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Realscreen »Archive» HBO Documentary Films, team of Spike Lee for documentary event in New York

HBO Documentary Films and Oscar and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee are currently in production on the multi-part documentary event New York Epicenters 9/11 → 2021½. The series will provide a broad portrait of New Yorkers from the September 11 terrorist attack to the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring testimonials from citizens, the documentary event will debut […]