Thanks to Sonny for the lob: “Inception and the world cup at the same time‚Ķ i must be dreaming‚Ķ” As Reuben volleyed: “Directed by Alejandro Gonz√°lez I√±√°rritu. Safe to say he‚Äôs having a good week.” Nike today unveils an action-packed film that brings together some of the world‚Äôs greatest players ...

Kevin Costner may have been ridiculed the world wide for Waterworld. But the actor’s financial investment over the past couple of decades has resulted in a possible fix for the ...

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A few articles have come out about how this year’s fest might turn out. Also check out this BBC article about which Palme d’Or winners come from which countries. Listening ...

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 ...

Let’s get down to it, shall we? There wasn’t a No Country for Old Men at Cannes this year, at least not as far as I could tell. For one ...

Roger Ebert, practically royalty at the Cannes film fest, is on to something when he talks about “real movies”: We should start a Campaign for Real Movies. These also would ...

Since I usually cover Cannes from afar, it was interesting to me to watch how the consensus formed. Whenever we would read news and reports from Cannes, or any other ...

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 ...

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’s HEARTBEATS which is screening in ...

That headline quote is from Fair Game director Doug Liman — so naturally it’s entirely unbiased. When we ran a teaser clip last week, there were some who felt Naomi ...

USAToday’s Anthony Breznican says Carlos is a harrowing journey at the side of a murderous predator, as director Oliver Assayas tracks the elusive mercenary with the objective clarity of a ...

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 ...

Just a nibble, but the smallest morsel is mouth-watering when you’re starving for a taste.

Steven Kane
Going strictly off the list that's been made, I can't r ...
Nick Johnson
Agreed. I'm genuinly surprised The Dark Knight wasn't t ...
Richard B
Glad On The Waterfront is listed so high. GWTW is a bad ...
Imagine if Viola wins, the theater is going down with h ...
Jo Farrell
Seconded, thirded and quadrupled.

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Best PicturEBirth of a Nation
Manchester by the Sea

Best ActorCasey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Nate Parker, Birth of a Nation

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Nate Parker, Birth of a Nation
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

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The Little Prince

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