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Greek trial of volunteer migrant rescuers resumes

Beaumont Enterprise 13 Jan 2023
Their lawyers have objected to the procedures followed by the prosecution, which could lead to the court on the island of Lesbos ordering prosecutors to refile the case ... The sisters’ story was made into a Netflix movie ... She mentioned the trial on Lesbos, as well as other ...

Greek court rejects charges against aid workers

Midland Daily News 13 Jan 2023
MYTILENE, Greece (AP) — A court on the Greek island of Lesbos on Friday rejected charges against a group of aid workers and volunteers who participated in migrant rescue operations, ruling on procedural grounds to return the case to the prosecution for refiling ... The sisters’ story was made into a Netflix movie.

Long-awaited trial of 24 aid workers accused of espionage starts in Lesbos

The Guardian 13 Jan 2023
... recent Netflix movie, The Swimmers , was the talk of Lesbos this week as the long-awaited trial of 24 aid workers accused of espionage, got underway on the island.

Smuggling trial begins for aid workers over migrant rescue efforts in Greece

Belfast Telegraph 10 Jan 2023
The trial, being held on the Greek island of Lesbos, began on Tuesday and was later adjourned until Friday ... The sisters’ story was made into a Netflix movie. Sean Binder arrives at the court in Lesbos (Panagiotis Balaskas/AP) ... Sean Binder arrives at the court in Lesbos (Panagiotis Balaskas/AP).

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Jun 2021
Eventually, this student, who calls himself "Vikar," gets a job in the movie industry as a set builder, falling tragically under the spell of these artificial dreams ... Among these films were the erotic horror movies "Count Dracula" (1970) and "Las Vampiras" (aka "Vampyros Lesbos") (1971) ... In this case the book really is much better than the movie.

Review: James Franco’s ‘Zeroville’ is a movie worthy of zero stars

The Los Angeles Times 19 Sep 2019
Based on the novel by Steve Erickson, the events are filtered through the intense, haunted glare of Franco’s Ike Jerome, a.k.a ... He also develops a crippling obsession with the alluring Soledad Paladin (Megan Fox), star of the (actual) erotic horror movie “Vampyros Lesbos,” all the while adhering to his barely audible, zombie-like performance ... Movies.

How the horror community is celebrating Pride Month

Yahoo Daily News 10 Jun 2019
To mark Pride, the horror- and thriller-streaming service has curated a collection named Queer Horror, whose highlights include the recent Kristen Stewart-starring Lizzie Borden movie Lizzy, Jess Franco’s 1971 erotic bloodsucker tale Vampyros Lesbos, and two movies from Clive Barker, Hellraiser and the Nightbreed.

DVD Review: Vampyres

Coming Soon 06 Oct 2016
... sapphic shenanigans (all roads lead back to Le Fanu’s Carmilla of course), it was with movies like Jess Franco’s Vampyros Lesbos, Hammer’s The Vampire Lovers and Vincente Aranda’s The Blood Spattered Bride that the sub-sub genre really found its footing.

'SNL' women should do a movie set on 'Isle of Lesbos'

Orlando Sentinel 17 Nov 2015
Tina Fey said she would like do a movie with the women of "Saturday Night Live" and set it on the "Isle of Lesbos.". Fey, 45, came up with the idea while musing�about her "womance" with former "SNL" castmate Amy Poehler, who stars with her�in the Dec. 18 movie "Sisters."�Fey told the Advocate�that�from... .

Tina Fey Doesn't Care If You Don't Like Her Gay Characters

Huffington Post 17 Nov 2015
... it’s a movie about girls,'" Fey told The Advocate of the character, played by Daniel Franzese. "We should’ve made another movie about Damian." ... "Really, we should just do a movie with all the women of 'SNL' and set it on the Isle of Lesbos," she said. .

Teflon Nigel Farage bounces back again with help from foreign friends

The Guardian 25 Sep 2015
Ukip leader in statesman mode at party conference, even resisting making more than a single pig joke at David Cameron’s expense ... Ask Jeremy Corbyn ... So they cheered two homemade Ukip movies about what they regard as the scary epicentre of the migrant/refugee storm. No, not Lesbos, Lapedusa or Budapest railway station, but the sideshow that is Calais ... .

Glee Recap For the Season 5 Finale: “The Untitled Rachel Berry Project” — Rachel’s Going ...

WPXI 14 May 2014
Tonight’s Season 5 finale of Glee had us hooked right from the get go when Brittany (Heather Morris) returned from her vacation to Lesbos (which actually just turned out to be her wandering around an airport a la Tom Hanks in that movie that had nothing to do with ...

It’s alive! The rise of Slum Cinema

The Irish Times 20 May 2013
... do these people come from? Where do they go when the sun goes down?” asked movie critic Rex Reed in his critique of the movie’s actors and director/writer, John Waters) and 1971’s Vampyros Lesbos (the soundtrack of which includes a tune titled The Lions and the Cucumber ).

Review: Kiss of the Damned

IMDb 03 May 2013
Movies capitalizing on this are too numerous to count, but from Jess Franco’s Vampyros Lesbos to Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula adaptation to, Xan CassavetesKiss of the Damned, the ...

Jesús Franco

The Guardian 05 Apr 2013
The soundtrack to his 1971 film Vampyros Lesbos enjoyed a revival in the 1990s ... According to the Internet Movie Database, the Spanish film-maker Jesús Franco, who has died aged 82, directed 199 films, from El árbol de España in 1957 to Al Pereira vs the Alligator Ladies in 2012, a record few can match in the era of talking pictures.