Relentless David Avanesyan dispatches bloodied Josh Kelly to defend European title

David Avanesyan delivered a brutal six-round beating to Josh Kelly in a bloody defence of his European welterweight title.In the long-awaited fight between the pair, following several postponements, the Russian proved his class, operating as a sniper inside the ring at a deserted Wembley Arena.The comprehensive victory should propel Avanesyan towards a deserved world title shot in one of…

Wim Wenders, David Byrne-Directed Series ‘This Is Music’ Taps Road Movies as German Partner (EXCLUSIVE)

Wim Wenders’ Berlin-based Road Movies has boarded “This Is Music,” a series whose episode directors – New German Cinema leading light Wenders, singer-songwriter David Byrne, “Skam” creator Julie Andem and “Louder Than Bombs” director Joachim Trier – make the title the highest profile project at this year’s Berlinale Co-Pro Series. Norwegian public broadcaster NRK is…

David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ Scores Early Raves: ‘Luxuriant Cinephile Swoon of a Movie’

Film critics love David Fincher’s “Mank,” a movie starring Gary Oldman about the making of the greatest film of all time “Citizen Kane” that is swimming in Old Hollywood nostalgia. Critics have called “Mank” a “dense, luxuriant cinephile swoon of a movie” and have praised Oldman’s performance as “one of his more engaging performances in…