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. Taste Of Cherry (1997) and The Eel (1997) Abbas Kiarostami made difficult films. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: One of the best movies I saw at this year’s Cannes Film Festival in May was Hell Or High Water, a very American movie from a very British director,David Mackenzie. It played very well in the Un Certain Regard competition at...Show More Summary
Woody Allen gets another summer bow this weekend with Café Society, which opened the Cannes Film Festival last May. The Amazon/Lionsgate release stars Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell, Blake Lively and Kristen Stewart, whose fans will have two opportunities to see the actress in new releases this weekend. Show More Summary
The 2016 Cannes Film Festival seemed to have been full of either disappointing or polarizing films: The Neon Demon had looked worthy of anticipation, but “wildly divided critics” both critics at Cannes and on its actual release; Olivier Assayas’ follow-up to the exquisite Clouds of Sils Maria — Personal Shopper — was booed (though that makes it perhaps all […]
"I'm going to raise my family here; I don't care what they do to us." Focus Features has unveiled the first beautiful full trailer for Jeff Nichol's new film Loving, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this summer. The...Show More Summary
Folks who didn't attend the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year can see even more of what's in store for Mel Gibson this time around in his new action movie, Blood Father trailer.
Last year, when he was Anton Yelchin was promoting the movie Green Room at the Cannes film festival, he gave an interview to writer John Bleasdale that seems especially poignant now. It gives great insight into Yelchin’s background, his goals, and his appreciation for the franchise that was so fun for him to be a part of. Show More Summary
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His 1997 drama “Taste of Cherry” won the top award at the Cannes Film Festival.
Acclaimed Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami has died at the age of 76 in France, Iranian media reported on Monday. Kiarostami, who won the coveted Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997 for "Taste of Cherry", left Tehran last...Show More Summary
Michael Cimino, who became famous for directing the critically acclaimed The Deer Hunter and the demise of United Artists has died at 77-years-old. His death was announced by Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux in French via Twitter saying, “Cimino died peacefully, surrounded by his family and two women who loved him. Show More Summary
The first tweet came in French, from Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux - that director Michael Cimino had passed away. Fremaux wrote that Cimino "died peacefully, surrounded by his family and the two women who loved him. We loved him, too." https://twitter.com/THIERRYFREMAUX/status/749329806257430528...
Michael Cimino, the Academy-Award-winning director of The Deer Hunter, has died at the age of 77, the New York Times reports. The initial news broke in a tweet from the director of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Fremaux: Cimino, born in New York and educated at Michigan State and Yale, began his career directing commercials. Show More Summary
Director Michael Cimino has died, according to a tweet from Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Frémaux. Publications including Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have since reported his death. In succession, Cimino made the seminal,...Show More Summary
Michael Cimino, the Academy Award-winning director and cinematic visionary behind films like The Deer Hunter and Heaven's Gate, died Saturday. Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux first announced news of Cimino's death, tweeting that Cimino died surrounded by family members. Show More Summary
Michael Cimino, the director of the classic movie The Deer Hunter, has died at age 77. The news was revealed by Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux on Twitter. “Michael Cimino has died, in peace, surrounded by friends and the two women who love him. We love him too,” he wrote in French. The filmmaker [...]
Michael Cimino, the Oscar-winning director behind the critically acclaimed The Deer Hunter, has reportedly died. He was 77. The director's death was announced by Thierry Fremaux, the director of the Cannes Film Festival, on Saturday. Show More Summary
"Well if that ain't Texan, then I don't know what is..." CBS Films has released another great trailer for the modern western Hell or High Water, directed by David Mackenzie, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this summer. Show More Summary
Our final video segment from the 2016 Cannes Film Festival features more exclusive clips from films, many of which still have yet to be released. Far Flung Correspondent Katherine Tulich interviews jury president George Miller as well as actor Joel Edgerton, the star of Jeff Nichols' acclaimed drama, "Loving," slated to debut in U.S. Show More Summary
"Secrets, sorrows, rancour..." The first official trailer has debuted online for the latest Xavier Dolan film, titled It's Only the End of the World, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The film is based on a play and takes place mostly inside one home. Show More Summary