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Ukraine's Odessa Film Fest Unveils Lineup

Ukraine's main film festival it to screen Cannes and Berlin winners alongside local fare. read more

Movie Review: The Tribe is an audacious experiment in sign-language cinema

“Gimmick” is a four-letter word in the vernacular of most film buffs. But aren’t there gimmicks worth celebrating, for their novelty and adventurousness? The Tribe, which basically swept the Critics’ Week festival at Cannes last year,...Show More Summary

Why Cannes Showed That Awful FIFA Movie

Actor Gerard Depardieu personally intervened to persuade the Cannes Film Festival to show the FIFA-funded movie United Passions, which earned $607 in its US debut and reviews that branded it "pure cinematic excrement." Cannes director Thierry Fremaux said he initially rejected the movie, thinking it unworthy of the world-famous festival....

Palme Thursday: A Cannes winner so controversial, its director almost quit filmmaking

Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Underground (1995) Political cinema...Show More Summary

Xavier Dolan + Gia Coppola Go Poolside for Assistant Cover Photo Shoot

After taking the Cannes Film Festival by stylish storm, director and actor Xavier Dolan perfects his modeling skills. Posing with friend Gia Coppola, Dolan covers the spring-summer 2015 issue of Assistant magazine. Starring in a summer-themed...Show More Summary

Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling on Inside Out, Mindy’s Hulu Move, and Those Daily Show Rumors

This article originally appeared in Vulture. Pixar’s new Inside Out has so many great things going for it, including a clutch of advance rave reviews out of the Cannes Film Festival, that it might take you a moment to process one of the movie’s strongest selling points: It also features two of Hollywood’s funniest women, Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling. Show More Summary

What High Heels Are Really Doing To Your Body

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

By Barbara Stepko Leave it to the French: A controversy was stirred up at this year’s Cannes Film Festival last week when women were reportedly turned away from a screening of Cate Blanchett’s movie Carol for being inappropriately dressed. Show More Summary

Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling on Inside Out, Mindy’s Hulu Move, and Those Daily Show Rumors

Pixar's new Inside Out has so many great things going for it, including a clutch of advance rave reviews out of the Cannes Film Festival, that it might take you a moment to process one of the movie's strongest selling points: It also features two of Hollywood's funniest women, Amy... More »

Requiem for a Cinematic Heavyweight: Adieu Abu Dhabi Film Festival

Just a few days before this year's Festival de Cannes, those of us who watch, love and write about Arab cinema received a press release from Abu Dhabi that seemed like just another announcement. Sent out by their media hub twofour54,...Show More Summary

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last monthArts : Prospero

LAST month’s Cannes Film Festival was billed as a platform for the industry’s women. But as well-meaning as that gesture may have been, it can’t have escaped many people’s notice that the most acclaimed actresses there—Salma Hayek, Cate Blanchett, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt—are also some of the most conventionally gorgeous women on the planet. Show More Summary

Movie News: June 2015 Monthly Preview, Cannes Film Festival Recap

Welcome to June 2015, and a whole list of big blockbuster releases! GeekScholars Movie News is ready to release their Rotten Tomatoes, Opening Box Office Predictions, and overall excitement levels for: Entourage Spy Jurassic World Inside...Show More Summary

Toronto Film Festival Vs Telluride Plot Thickens As TIFF Reserves Prime Theatres ONLY For Exclusives During Key First Four Days

Word during last month’s Cannes Film Festival was that September’s upcoming Toronto International Film Festival had changed their mind about insisting – as they did last year – that all movies shown during the first four days of the festival be either World or North American Premieres. Show More Summary

Morocco Defends Ban of ‘Much Loved’; Attack on Actor Is Called Unrelated

The film, which shows scenes of prostitutes in Marrakesh servicing wealthy Saudi clients, had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

Santa Barbara Film Fest Sets 2016 Dates

With Cannes in the rear-view mirror, we’re looking ahead to the 2016 film fest season. The 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival will run from Wednesday, February 3rd through Saturday, February 13th, 2016, organizers said today. SBIFF annually screens over 200 films, including over 50 U.S. Show More Summary

Cannes' Christian Jeune to Head Adelaide Film Festival Jury

The director of film department at Cannes will be part of a four person jury choosing the best international film at the biennial Aussie fest. read more

The Misunderstanding of 3-D

For the second time in as many years, an auteur’s descent into 3-D livened up the Cannes Film Festival. In 2014, the provocation came from Jean-Luc Godard, whose aggressive 3-D experiment, “Goodbye to Language,” brought cries of “Godard forever!” amid spontaneous applause. Show More Summary

Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur': First-Look Teaser

Disney beat the drum loudly for Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur during a wide-ranging presentation this month at the Cannes Film Festival. The footage shown to the tony crowd was well received, and now we’re getting our first look in a teaser that dropped this monring. Show More Summary

Top 5 Tips for Your Next Cannes Film Festival

The glamorous Cannes Filmfestival is much more than just a film festival where the French welcome world cinema. Apart from one of the most prestigious festivals, it is also a marketplace for many things. So if you are a filmmaker, maybe...Show More Summary

TWC’s Cannes Favorite ‘Three Generations’ Set For Release

Three Generations, the transgender story starring Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning and Susan Sarandon that was acquired by The Weinstein Company when they slapped down a big $6M at this year’s Cannes Film Festival just was pegged for a limited...Show More Summary

6 best dresses at the Cannes Film Festival

See the fabulous frocks worn by Cate Blanchett, Emma Stone, Lupita Nyong'o and more.        

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