The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby – the Reappearance of Character
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby – the Reappearance of Character

The romantic comedy genre has been gang raped by small-minded fantasy pushers. There was a…

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Cannes Diary: All Lost on the Croissette
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Cannes Diary: All Lost on the Croissette

“They call me classless, I heard that. I second and third that.” Eminem The thing…

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The State of the Race: What We Can Learn from Cannes So Far
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The State of the Race: What We Can Learn from Cannes So Far

It’s best not to think about the Oscar race when in Cannes. Why would you?…

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 – Wild Ride as Good as First
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 – Wild Ride as Good as First

Weinstein Co. Reveals Upcoming Slate at Cannes Gathering
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Weinstein Co. Reveals Upcoming Slate at Cannes Gathering

Today Harvey Weinstein and his team invited journalist and industry folks here in Cannes to…

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Creepy Clip from Foxcatcher
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Cannes 2014: Cinema de la Plage
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Cannes 2014: Cinema de la Plage

Here are the screenings on the beach at Cannes. I’m going to try to catch…

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Atom Egoyan’s Film Receives First Boos at Cannes
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Atom Egoyan’s Film Receives First Boos at Cannes

I’m not really sure what the reasoning was behind accepting Atom Egoyan’s Captives into the…

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Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner Emerges as First Oscar Contender of 2014
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Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner Emerges as First Oscar Contender of 2014

While it’s true that Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is also an early contender…

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Godzilla Open Thread – Because Why Not
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Godzilla Open Thread – Because Why Not

People are seeing Godzilla — apparently in droves. Here is a place to discuss the…

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