Cannes Diary – Because the Night
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Cannes Diary – Because the Night

Six years I’ve been coming to the Cannes Film Fest but I’ve never attended the…

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Finding Oscar Contenders in Cannes
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Finding Oscar Contenders in Cannes

The Homesman – Haunted by How the West was Won
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The Homesman – Haunted by How the West was Won

The Homesman works as both an entertaining western as well as a subtle commentary on…

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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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A masterpiece of subtlety – Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner
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A masterpiece of subtlety – Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner

“Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.” ― Claude Monet With Mike Leigh’s Mr.…

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Cannes Diary: Being There
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Cannes Diary: Being There

As journalists and bloggers descend upon the seaside town of Cannes in the south of…

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Top Twenty Cinema Mothers to Celebrate Mother’s Day
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Top Twenty Cinema Mothers to Celebrate Mother’s Day

How many great moms on film can you think of? They fall into categories. The…

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Maleficent to Test Angelina Jolie’s Box Office Clout, Women Overall
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Maleficent to Test Angelina Jolie’s Box Office Clout, Women Overall

Jennifer Lawrence is a tried and true box office star. She draws both men and…

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Vocativ Hands out Awards for Film Critics, Uses Faulty System
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Vocativ Hands out Awards for Film Critics, Uses Faulty System

Someone was bound to, sooner or later, come down on the critics for one thing…

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WGA Diversity Report Says Women Screenwriters Lose Even More Jobs
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WGA Diversity Report Says Women Screenwriters Lose Even More Jobs

The WGA diversity report, released on April 15, delivered this rather devastating news about women…

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Summer Movie Preview
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Summer Movie Preview

by Jordan Ruimy This is the third year I’ve been doing the Sumer Movie Preview…

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EW Lays Off the Best Reason to Read Their Magazine: Owen Gleiberman
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EW Lays Off the Best Reason to Read Their Magazine: Owen Gleiberman

It really must be a sign of the times that Entertainment Weekly has laid off…

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Aronofsky’s Noah: Hail Folly Redux
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Aronofsky’s Noah: Hail Folly Redux

32 years ago, when Darren Aronofsky was 13, he wrote a poem about Noah that…

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Two Films not to Miss: Grand Budapest Hotel and Under the Skin
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Two Films not to Miss: Grand Budapest Hotel and Under the Skin

This isn’t Oscar season, pure and simple. When is the last time a movie came…

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Cashing in on Christian Dollars as Noah Attempts Crossover
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Cashing in on Christian Dollars as Noah Attempts Crossover

When you think about it, it is only liberal Hollywood that has been responsible for…

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Cannes Wish List, Oscar Crossover
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Cannes Wish List, Oscar Crossover

Cannes and Oscar couldn’t be more polar opposite from each other. To make a sweeping…

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Women and the Blockbuster Franchise
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Women and the Blockbuster Franchise

It was recently brought up on Twitter by Kim Masters discussing women and the concept…

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The State of the Race: Where the Oscars Go when Television Starts to Lead
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The State of the Race: Where the Oscars Go when Television Starts to Lead

The times, they are changing.  When True Detective aired, the buzz caught on slowly.  Folks…

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Most Anticipated of 2014, or What We Talk About when we Talk About Oscar Predictions
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Most Anticipated of 2014, or What We Talk About when we Talk About Oscar Predictions

The blood is just about dried on this year’s Oscar race but throughout the web…

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