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Harrison Ford & Diane Keaton in Morning Glory

When hard‚Äìworking TV producer Becky Fuller (McAdams) is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as bleak as her hapless love life. Stumbling into a job at "Daybreak" (the last‚Äìplace national morning news show),…

The Killer Inside Me, trailer and posters

Any adaptation as intensely psychotic as Jim Thompson's seminal noir will have to bring a lot of artistry to the table to balance the built-in revulsion. Going by my own gut feelings, fans of the novel will perhaps have irrationally…

Alternate Lost Endings

I'm so pathetically out of the loop on this topic, I don't even know if this contains spoilers. Let's assume this the clip and any comments on the next page are spoiler territory for anyone who hasn't yet watched the final episode.

Nowhere Boy

Nowhere Boy screened at Sundance in February. The domestic trailer raises the film's profile in advance of festivals in Provincetown and Nantucket next month, and its US premiere, October 8. BAFTA nominations Outstanding British…

HaHaHa and Tournee win early Cannes honors

As we wait with baity bated breath for the Palme d'Or and other major awards to be handed out tomorrow night, Steve Pond at The Wrap has the rundown on tonight's preliminary prizes from other Cannes juries: HaHaHa, a Korean film directed…

Strong Reviews for Uncle Boonmee

While Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives scores high praise in the 11th hour at Cannes, Apichatpong Weerasethakul talks about this week's devastating violence and destruction in the Thai capital. "I feel worried about my…

Love Ranch

We first heard about the tantalizing Love Ranch in October 2008. Here's hoping the long-delayed film is as gaudily tawdry and brazen as the trailer makes it look. Inspired by the story of Joe and Sally Conforte, proprietors of the…

IFC picks up Heartbeats and Prey

IFC Films, the leading American distributor of independent and foreign films, announced today that the company is acquiring U.S. rights to two films: Xavier Dolan‚Äôs HEARTBEATS which is screening in Un Certain Regard at this year‚Äôs…

ICS in Cannes: Quick takes from Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson of the International Cinephile Society treks to Cannes and hooks us up with a few succinct impressions of significant films. ANOTHER YEAR (Mike Leigh) Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter are visited by Mike Leigh in this…

Does Scorsese have a new muse?

IndiaTimes tells us Martin Scorsese has been busy wooing Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Cannes, with an eye to feature her in his next film. Question is, what film? William Monahan was to rewrite a script for The Long Play (based on an…

The Housemaid

UPDATE: Thanks to Jun for tipping us to the full trailer above. The teaser can be seen after the cut. Im Sang-soo's The Housemaid is a remake of a classic 1960 South Korean film in which a malign and predatory woman destroys the…

Roger Ebert on Another Year

Roger Ebert writes in his Journal from Cannes: Mike Leigh has long been a great director, but now he is surely at the top of his form. "Another Year" has premiered here and is the film everyone I talk with loves the most. It is so…

Cannes Critics Chart Update

More constellations emerge on Les Etoiles de la Critique from lefilmfrancais, as star formations accumulate on the chart first posted by ladylurks 2 days ago. Far and away the films garnering the lion's share of across-the-board praise…