Press conference


George Clooney leaving a Berlinale press conference (2014) by Siebbi licensed under CC BY 3.0

The Berlinale Blog: The clenching embarrassment of a George Clooney press conference

Another press conference with George Clooney, and another wretched roomful of simpering hacks showed George what pointless fools we are. Read more

Feb 11, 2016 7:00 PM The Berlinale Blog 4 Comments

The Berlinale Blog: LaBeouf is not the same as von Trier or Cantona

Ben went to another soul-withering press conference today. This time he got to watch Shia LaBeouf be a total dick for no reason. Read more

Feb 9, 2014 6:00 PM The Berlinale Blog 3 Comments

The Berlinale Blog: Typical gringo film

Ben Knight thinks they should re-name press conferences something else. Because there ain't any journalists there. Read more

Feb 8, 2014 6:00 PM The Berlinale Blog 1 Comments

Robert Pattinson

Photo by Eve Lucas

Eve Lucas: Not just a pretty face – and out to prove it

Of course Robert Pattinson is pretty. The new chain gang haircut and stubble notwithstanding, he remains a sight for sore eyes. To add insult to injury, he also appears to have a fully functional brain – as we noted at today's presentation of Bel Ami Read more

Feb 18, 2012 5:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Ben Knight: Much Udo about nothing

Ben can finally tell his grandchildren that Udo Kier has made a fool of him in public. He’s thrilled, as you can imagine. Read more

Feb 13, 2012 10:00 PM The Berlinale Blog 3 Comments

Clive Owen

Photo by Eve Lucas

Ben Knight: The dos and don'ts of the Berlinale press conference

Ben has been to another press conference. This time with Clive Owen. He has decided there are some important rules for people at press conferences. Make notes. Read more

Feb 13, 2012 12:00 PM The Berlinale Blog 3 Comments

Diane Krüger

Photo by Eve Lucas

Eve Lucas: Off with her kidneys

Diane Kruger's French is a lot better than that of the press conference moderator. Eve Lucas recaps the opening film (and is a bit kinder than Mr. Marchini Camia) and as well as the press conference. Read more

Feb 10, 2012 9:00 AM The Berlinale Blog

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