The first in a series of articles aimed at answering the question "what is transmedia?" through an exploration of its milestones digs into seminal project "The Beast," which arose out of a video game adaptation of Steven Spielberg's 2001 film "A.I.: Artificial Intelligence."
Film Comment editor Gavin Smith and associate editor Scott Foundas debate the films that screened in the first half of the lineup for our latest podcast from the Cannes Film Festival.
The mood around Cannes is as gray as the weather here among many film critics and industry types. Is there a silver lining?
From lightbulbs to elephant training to traditional rope making, the 12 environmental and cultural films in "Green Screens: Cinema Planeta" (June 1 –3) explore some of the world's most fascinating and overlooked issues.
Fifteen years ago, Xavier Dolan saw a movie that changed his life. It also dramatically influenced the beautiful film that brought him back to Cannes this year.
An imprisoned Italian murderer is the unlikely star of one of the strongest new films to screen in competition at Cannes so far.