Jia Zhang-ke discusses the universality of his latest film A Touch of Sin and the depiction of violence in cinema as a political and ideological exercise in our latest podcast from the Cannes Film Festival.
The New York Asian Film Festival, a co-presentation of Film Society and Subway Cinema, will close with the North American premiere of Jay Chou’s martial arts/romance/musical The Rooftop. Twenty-two additional titles have also been announced.
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.
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.
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.