June 30th, 201519256In 2009, Argentinian director Juan José Campanella won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for The Secret in Their Eyes, the story of the an investigation of cold case told in flashbacks to the 1970s. The film won several truckloads of awards all around the world, and represents one of the few FLF Oscars winners that qualifies as a...
June 22nd, 2015556
UPDATE: 11 hours after the crash of a plane belonging to James Horner, the untimely death of the Oscar-winning composer has been confirmed.
Variety reports: "The cause of the crash is being investigated. Horner’s reps at the Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency were unavailable for comment early Monday evening.
Horner’s lawyer, Jay...
June 19th, 20152548Pixar hasn’t just reinvented animation for the 21st century, they’ve expanded it forward to a space and time where the adult/child line is blurred and the creativity on display is astonishingly rendered. You forget you’re watching a film primarily aimed for kids. You feel like a child again, full of innocence, full of joy,...
June 14th, 20151099
Nicole Kidman, James Franco and Robert Pattinson star Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert, "based on the life of British traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and political officer Gertrude Bell."...
June 14th, 201514112
First official trailer for Alejandro Amenábar's new mindbender, Regression, which appears to quickly jump genres from psychological thriller to psychological horror.
Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray (David Dencik), of an...
June 11th, 20151071
Listen to Robyn Sherwell's transcendent cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide" and then spend the rest of the afternoon trying to swallow the lump in your throat. This track will be featured in Sarah Gavron's and Abi Morgan's Suffragette when it opens Oct 23. Since this version of "Landslide" is not an "original song written...
June 10th, 2015455
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Natalie Dormer, with Stanley Tucci, and Donald Sutherland.
The blockbuster Hunger Games franchise has taken audiences by storm around the...
June 7th, 2015733
Fun Home: Best Musical
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Best Play
The King and I: Best Revival of a Musical
Skylight: Best Revival of a Play
Michael Cerveris, Fun Home: Best Lead Actor in a Musical
Kelli O'Hara: Best Lead Actress in a Musical
Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time:...
June 4th, 2015851
When a globe-hopping espionage trailer drops at 3 a.m. we might wonder whether it's meant to feel clandestine or simply a self-aware admission that a movie like Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation knows no boundaries and abides by no time zones. Ordinarily I might not jump up to post a trailer in the wee hours, but I'm always glad to...
June 3rd, 2015933Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig co-wrote Mistress America, and from the looks of this darkly sparkling trailer it's got WGA and other screenwriter love written all over it. Opens August 14 under the attentive care of Fox Searchlight.
In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither...
June 3rd, 2015932Charismatic and ruthless businessman, Rick Carver (Academy nominee Michael Shannon), is making a killing by repossessing homes - gaming the real estate market, Wall Street banks and the US government. When he evicts Dennis Nash (Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield), a single father trying to care for his mother (Academy Award nominee...
May 24th, 20154232Palme d'or: Dheepan, dir. Jacques Audiard
Grand Prix (second prize): Son of Saul, dir. Laszlo Nemes.
Best Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien, The Assassin
Jury Prize - The Lobster, dir. Yorgos Lanthimos
Best Actress: Rooney Mara, Carol & Emmanuelle Bercot, Mon Roi
Best Actor: Vincent Lindon, Measure of a Man
Camera d'Or - Land...
May 24th, 20153125
From May,13th to May,24th 2015, join us for live coverage of the Festival de Cannes Competition 24/24 (Red Carpet, Press Conferences, Photocall)
Sunday, 24th May
18h00 Red carpet Ice and the sky - Luc Jacquet
20h00 Awards evening
20h15 Press conference Jury
20h30 Photocall Award Winners
May 24th, 2015027Todd Haynes' Carol has been named the winner of the 2015 Queer Palm prize at Cannes. The Queer Palm was instituted in 2010 by journalist Franck Finance-Madureira to honor films for their portrayal of LGBT themes, and is selected from among all the films nominated or screened at Cannes each year.
Queer Palm Winners
2010: Kaboom - dir....
May 23rd, 2015226SACD Prize
My Golden Days (Arnaud Desplechin)
Europa Cinemas Label
Mustang (Deniz Gamze Erguven)
Art Cinema Award
Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra)
Rate Me! (Fyzal Boulifa)
The Exquisit Corpus (Peter Tscherkassky)
Pape (Nicolas Polixene)
(via Paddy Mulholland at...
May 22nd, 2015845
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one...
May 17th, 2015225
Apichatpong Weerasethakul returns to the Cannes Film Festival with Cemetery of Splendour.
Thai Film Journal:
According to Apichatpong's Kick the Machine website, Cemetery of Splendour (รักที่ขอนแก่น, Rak Ti Khon Kaen) is about a lonesome middle-aged housewife who tends to a soldier with a mysterious...
May 17th, 2015215
Variety's Jay Weissberg says:
Miguel Gomes’ devotees will delight in how “Arabian Nights” takes structural elements from “Our Beloved Month of August” as well as “Tabu” and stretches them even further: Using Scheherazade as the thread to bring together so many tales was a splendid move, allowing for all sorts of...
May 14th, 20151291One of the most hotly anticipated films of the festival, Todd Haynes' Carol will premiere in Cannes this week starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. The Guardian's Hannah Ellis-Petersen today profiles Carol's producer, Elizabeth Karlsen:
It’s taken more than 50 years to get Highsmith’s seminal – and once shocking – lesbian...