Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.15.2013
Read our dispatch from the press conference of the nine filmmakers and actors serving on this year's Cannes competition jury, then play a little guessing game with us! Who said press conferences couldn't be fun?
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.15.2013
Just as the weather put a damper on last year's Closing, wind and rain greeted the 66th Festival de Cannes Opening Night. Also in news: Locarno will honor Werner Herzog; Thomas Vinterberg will receive a European prize in Cannes; and Nantucket launches Haiti initiative with the Academy.
Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.14.2013
Celebrity worship gone criminal, Jean-Luc Godard does 3D, and "the gayest movie ever to play in Cannes." These and more make our list of 12 films not to be missed at the 66th Cannes Film Festival!
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.14.2013
Haiti Untold, which will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, looks at the work Sean Penn has done to rebuild Haiti. Also in film news: San Francisco Int'l Film Festival closes 56th edition and where have all the women in movies gone?
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.9.2013
Baz Luhrmann gives his take on an American classic in his latest dazzler, The Great Gatsby, which will open the Festival de Cannes next week. The film opens in the United States this weekend.
Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.6.2013
France presented the Hong Kong filmmaker with one of its highest arts honors; Fox and Cannes will fete the 50th anniversary of Cleopatra; Helen Mirren wails on some drummers; and TIFF is set to celebrate 100 years of Chinese cinema.
Posted by Brian Brooks on 4.26.2013
Only Lovers Left Alive will compete for the Palme d'Or and more titles were announced for Un Certain Regard and out of competition sections. Also: Zach Braff cashes in on Kickstarter; Jon Favreau returns to indie roots; Tom Hooper to head Shanghai jury; and this weekend's Specialty newcomers.
Posted by Anna Husted on 4.23.2013
Nicole Kidman and Ang Lee are among the eight selected for this year's Cannes jury; Gus Van Sant reportedly shot a steamy scene in hopes of winning the director's chair on Fifty Shades of Grey; Nantucket Film Festival unveils its lineup; Zach Braff turns to crowd-funding; and Metallica goes IMAX.
Posted by Brian Brooks on 4.23.2013
The Directors' Fortnight sidebar at the Cannes Film Festival unveiled its lineup Tuesday, with a total of 21 feature films and nine short films slated to screen, including Sebastian Silva's Sundance fave Magic Magic starring Michael Cera.