Two Tarantino films topped the movie site's survey, which asked users to pick their favorite Palme d'Or competitors. Also: Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac is set for a Christmas debut; Justin Timberlake parties at Cannes; and Scarlett Johansson readies directorial debut.
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.
BAMCinemaFest reveals 2013 lineup; Bernardo Bertolucci to head 70th Venice Film Festival Jury; San Francisco International Film Festival announces award winners, and more in today's FilmLinc Digest!
The Los Angeles Film Festival has added two special screenings to its slate; Toronto will spotlight Athens in its City to City program; Sydney unveils its lineup; U.K. Critics honor Danny Boyle; and Zach Braff responds to criticism.
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.
Steven Spielberg will direct and Bradley Cooper will star in the screen adaptation of the autobiography of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Also in film news: William Friedkin to be honored in Venice; Justin Timberlake to play 70s music personality Neil Bogart; and Grauman's Chinese Theater to close for renovations for several months.
Golden Lions; Gordon Green; Vimeo On Demand and Video On Demand; and the passing of two great film stars, all in today’s FilmLinc Digest.
The Los Angeles and Seattle film festivals unveiled details of their upcoming film festivals including competition and premieres. Also in news Wednesday, Hollywood star Deanna Durbin has died; Alex Gibney will direct a Frank Sinatra doc; and the world's "smallest" movie.
A collection of 3D shorts will close out a Cannes sidebar on May 23rd. Also in the news today, Harrison Ford will receive a San Francisco fest honor Colin Firth eyes Woody Allen's next film; and 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' heads to theaters.