Posted by Nicholas Kemp on 5.24.2013
In our third Hot Topics roundtable from Cannes, Brian Brooks (Deadline/FilmLinc Daily), Eric Kohn (Indiewire), Jada Yuan (New York Magazine), and Nigel Smith (Indiewire) share their impressions of the festival so far.
Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.23.2013
Alec Baldwin and James Toback discuss their Cannes-shot movie biz doc Seduced and Abandoned and Tom Bernard of Sony Pictures Classics weighs in on the Cannes marketplace in this double dose of Daily Buzz.
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.23.2013
Nearly a decade after Sideways, a feature that remains an enduring apex in Alexander Payne's career, two men hit the road again in his latest film Nebraska, but that is about where the comparison ends.
Posted by Shelley Farmer on 5.23.2013
Critics Kenny Turan of the Los Angeles Times, Kyle Buchanan of Vulture, Jonathan Marlow of Fandor, and Stephanie Zacharek of Village Voice sat down with the Daily Buzz to discuss their most loved and most loathed films at Cannes so far.
Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.22.2013
A light-hearted story of gay cruising that morphs into a much darker tale is a surprise hit in Cannes this week. Alain Guiraudie's Stranger by the Lake screened in the Un Certain Regard section to audience and critical praise.
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.22.2013
Nicolas Winding Refn loaded up the violence in his latest film, Only God Forgives, which will have its debut at Cannes on Wednesday night. At an early screening, the Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer divided a large audience with audible boos and applause.
Posted by Shelley Farmer on 5.22.2013
Daily Buzz sat down with Michael Philips of the Chicago Tribune, Logan Hill of the New York Times, and Adam Cook of Mubi for our first Hot Topics roundtable from Cannes. The three critics discussed their overall impressions, favorite films, and most striking movie moments from the first half of the festival.
Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.21.2013
Eugene Hernandez shares his list of seven films to know (so far) from this year's Cannes Film Festival, from new works by the Coen brothers, Kore-eda, and Farhadi to discoveries like Omar and Stranger By the Lake.
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.21.2013
Steven Soderbergh appeared to soften his declaration that he was leaving filmmaking today in Cannes. The Oscar-winning director will unveil his HBO-produced feature Behind the Candelabra tonight in competition.