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Paul and Christopher Weitz to Remake Cannes Hit ‘Like Father, Like Son’

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

In 2013, Steven Spielberg was president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. He was there to enjoy movies, give prizes, but he also conducted a little business. One of the films there, called Like Father, Like Son, got a lot of attention. Show More Summary

Channing Tatum eyes new auteur project in Coen Bros' 'Hail, Caesar'

Coming off the enthusiastic reception of the Bennett Miller-directed drama "Foxcatcher" at the Cannes Film Festival last month, Channing Tatum looks to be working toward his own version of a McConaissance.

IFC Midnight picks up Jabbar Raidani's alien invasion thriller Outpost 37

IFC Midnight has picked up the found footage alien invasion flick OUTPOST 37, which screened for buyers last month at the Cannes Film Festival. No word on when the distributor plans on releasing the film. Directed by Jabbar Raisani,Show More Summary

Cannes Palme d’Or Winner ‘Winter Sleep’ Acquired By Adopt Films

Adopt Films has acquired all U.S. rights to this year’s Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Winter Sleep. The Turkish drama took the top prize despite its daunting 3-hour, 16-minute run time that even had jury president Jane Campion wondering if she’d need a bathroom break in the middle of the Palais premiere. Show More Summary

Harvey Nichols Won a Grand Prix in Film at Cannes. Here Are 7 Ads That Are Better

2 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

CANNES, France—All this past week, Cannes Lions judges and presenters talked endlessly about how the best ads are those that inspire and even improve the world. So, why was the festival's most awarded campaign an unapologetic (if tongue-in-cheek)...Show More Summary

Harvey Nichols And Volvo Trucks Win Film Grand Prix at Cannes

The UK retailer and the Muscles From Brussels beat out strong competition from Nike, Old Spice and Honda. Harvey Nichols added a fourth Grand Prix to its impressive haul this year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, with its Christmas campaign getting the top prize in the Film category, alongside Volvo Trucks. Show More Summary

Norte, the End of History

The arrival of Lav Diaz's "Norte, The End of History" marks the end of a journey that began at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where it was the hit of the Un Certain Regard sidebar, and continued on through the international circuit, where it was routinely described as a masterpiece of staggering proportions by those who saw it. Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian Spills More of Her Selfie-Perfecting Secrets

Queen of over-the-top weddings and selfles, Kim Kardashian West spilled some more of her secrets to The Daily Mail to the latter yesterday at the Cannes Lions Film Festival. The first two tips we've heard her tell us—or gleaned from our own studies of her self-shots—before. Show More Summary

Movie Review: The gripping Israeli drama Policeman finally makes its way to America

One of the highlights of last month’s Cannes Film Festival was Nadav Lapid’s The Kindergarten Teacher, an allegory about modern Israel in which a schoolteacher becomes convinced that her 5-year-old pupil is a genius—the poet equivalent...Show More Summary

A film for photographers

I don't usually post a picture which is not a photo I have taken myself, but I want to draw this to the attention of photographers. This film, winner of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and the audience award for best narrative feature at the Sydney Film Festival is one that anyone with an interest in photography should try to see. Show More Summary

In Shruti Sancheti

While at Cannes last month, Vishakha also was spotted in a Shruti Sancheti black anarkali which she wore on day two of the film festival. What bothered me about the look instantly was the stiff (and uneven) hemline. But, now that we’ve seen the original version, it looks like she got the anarkali altered. Show More Summary

This Precocious Director's First Ad Really Gets Inside Its Subject

2 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Here's a very special delivery from French agency BETC. It's called "Birth," and it's a minute-long promotional film touting the annual Young Director Award that will be presented Thursday at the Cannes Lions festival. Norman Bates (great...Show More Summary

Kanye West is Upset with Annie Leibovitz

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

BREAKING: Kanye West is upset. Again. According to Page Six, West's latest beef is with Annie Leibovitz. West told a crowd at Cannes Film Festival that his wedding shot with Kim Kardashian took four days to produce because LeibovitzShow More Summary

Positive Sentiments for "Life Itself"

The following is an ongoing collection of inspired and impassioned reviews for Life Itself. A majority of these pieces were written after the film's premier at the Sundance and Cannes film festival. Over the next month we'll continue to update this space with new reviews of Life Itself, which will be out in theaters and VOD on July 4th. Show More Summary

Samuel L. Jackson Recites Famous 'Pulp Fiction' Speech On The Graham Norton Show (VIDEO)

"Pulp Fiction" recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, and two decades later the cinematic classic is just as iconic as ever. Samuel L. Jackson, who played Jules Winnfield in the QuentinShow More Summary

Leonardo DiCaprio Snubbed Justin Bieber? Or More Into Skanking Out Than Hanging Out?

A tabloid story claiming Leonardo DiCaprio snubbed Justin Bieber in a Cannes club during the film festival last month is doing the rounds, partly because it’s the kind of item people are hoping and mostly because it’s DiCaprio and Bieber. Justin Bieber snubbed by Hollywood actor cum appalling dancer Leonardo DiCaprio at a Cannes nightclub?

CAA Signs Hot Cannes Helmer Jonas Alexander Arnby

EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, CAA has signed Danish helmer Jonas Alexander Arnby, a commercials director whose arthouse horror film When Animals Dream created a stir at Critic’s Week at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was...Show More Summary

Video Interview: 'The Rover' Director David Michôd on His Two Films

"It feels important to me that the specificity of the world be known." At the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, one of my most anticipated films was David Michôd's The Rover, his follow-up to the Sundance 2010 breakout Australian film Animal Kingdom, one of my favorites that year which lead me to first interview him back in 2010. Show More Summary

Leonardo DiCaprio to Justin Bieber: Stay Away From Me!

Justin Bieber swagged all over Cannes during the city's star-studded film festival last month, but there was at least one A-lister who had zero interest in JB's shirtless shenanigans. A source tells Star magazine that Justin attempted...Show More Summary

Cannes Lions Festival app will use iBeacons to let attendees network

Like it did for SXSW, Tribeca Film Festival, and the Olympic Games, event app platform Eventbase will be in charge of rolling out iBeacons at the upcoming Cannes Lions 2014 Festival that will provide attendees with unique features via the event’s official iOS app. This time around, rather than speeding up check-ins or interactive audience […]

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