Month: May 2012

You thought there was only one? So silly. There was never just one.

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Psychologist Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver) and her assistant (Cillian Murphy) study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic (Robert De Niro who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away. Directed by Rodrigo Cortés (Buried). ...
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The tale of love, redemption and social unrest that unfolds in 19th-century France — whose dialogue, along with such showstopping numbers as On My Own, is completely sung — will feature live performances instead of following the tradition of actors ...
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Embargo blown. Nothing new. Variety and THR typically play with a disregard for rules that comes from decades of cavalier entitlement. I always feel like an enabler when posting things that “leak” but I think we know by now nothing ...

New featurette takes us on a tour of the space ship Prometheus.

Emma Watson leads a relatively unknown cast in The Bling Ring, Sophia Coppola’s new film based on the real life escapades of the “Hollywood Hills Burglars.” In 2008 and 2009 a group of teenagers raided the home of several celebrities ...

The handful of reviews for HBO’s Hemingway & Gellhorn (premiering tonight) are all over the map. The Wall Street Journal says it’s “rich and impressively ambitious.” Nothing in this film speaks for its mastery more decisively than its depiction of ...

At last, some brazen imagery. Glamorized eroticized fetishized. The Dark Knight Rises poster we’ve been waiting for — and three widescreen banners — after the cut.

A little late to be a useful tipsheet for your office Cannes betting pool, but ScreenDaily.com has compiled a grid of their critics ranking each of the films in competition this year — and they were spot on. Let’s remember ...

via Filmmaker magazine Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild picked up the FIPRESCI prize, given by an international jury of film critics, as the best film in the Un Certain Regard section of the main selection. Sergei Loznitsa’s In ...

Prize of Un Certain Regard: Despues de Lucia (Michel Franco) Un Certain Regard Special Distinction: Dject (Aida Begic) Un Certain Regard for Best Actress: Emilie Dequenne (A Perdre la Raison), Suzanne Clement (Laurence Anyways) Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize: ...

Headhunters opened in the US a month ago, but we were distracted with preparations for Cannes and I let it slip past without posting. Thanks to Pierre de Plume for reminding me. Jo Nesbø is a name you should know, ...

The Guardian has a nice interview with screenwriter Damon Lindelof on the making of the Alien myth as we prepare for Prometheus. It’s worth a read. Yet after so many big, dumb success stories, will audiences actually want a highbrow ...

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