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Roadside Attractions Picks Up Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy' for US Release

Briefly: I'm happy to report good news for one of my favorite films of the year. Mommy, the latest film from Quebecois filmmaker Xavier Dolan which rocked the Cannes Film Festival earlier this summer, has been picked up for a US release by Roadside Attractions. Show More Summary

First Music-Filled Trailer for Xavier Dolan's Cannes Fave 'Mommy'

Yes! The first trailer for my favorite film of the Cannes Film Festival this year has finally debuted. Xavier Dolan is a 27-year-old filmmaker from Quebec who has already made five films, and his latest is one titled Mommy. StarringShow More Summary

Intense trailer for The Captive, starring Ryan Reynolds & Rosario Dawson

On tap for you this morning we have the first trailer for Atom Egoyan's THE CAPTIVE, a thriller starring Ryan Reynolds which screened as part of the main competition section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Reynolds isShow More Summary

Someone is Watching Ryan Reynolds in US Trailer for 'The Captive'

Back when the film premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, we got a teaser trailer for The Captive starring Ryan Reynolds. Now that the film is poised for a release in the United States this fall, a new theatrical trailer for Atom Egoyan's film has arrived, showing off more of the mystery thriller. Show More Summary

Coming Distractions: Trailer for The Dardenne Bros.’ Two Days, One Night is appropriately sparse

As The A.V. Club’s film editor A.A. Dowd has already stated, Two Days, One Night was one of the best films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Though it didn’t take home the Palme D’Or, the film’s directors, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne,...Show More Summary

Palme Thursday: Winter Sleep was the favorite to win Cannes before anyone had even seen it

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. Winter Sleep (2014) “This is aShow More Summary

'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

3 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage.

DVD Review: Hearts And Minds is the Fahrenheit 9/11 of the Vietnam years

Peter Davis’ landmark documentary Hearts And Minds was completed at a very particular moment in the history of the Vietnam War. The film had its world premiere at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival—less than a year after the Case-Church Amendment ended direct U.S. Show More Summary

CHANNING TATUM Hot New Trailer: ‘Foxcatcher’

Here’s a new look at Channing Tatum in one of his upcoming movies, ‘Foxcatcher.’ This movie earned a standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival. It’s a highly-anticipated release. Channing, Steve Carell, and Mark Ruffalo star in ‘Foxcatcher.’ RELATED: See another ‘Foxcatcher’ trailer. I can’t believe the physical transformation all of these guys went through […]

'About a Boy' Duo Teams to Remake Japanese 'Like Father, Like Son'

Late last summer, we got word that Steven Spielberg had picked up the Cannes Film Festival hit Japanese drama Like Father, Like Son from filmmaker Hirozaku Kore-Eda's for a remake here in the United States. Now the Americanized version...Show More Summary

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

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

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

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

Kanye West is Upset with Annie Leibovitz

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

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