It’s been quite a ride for Arrival, the sci-fi movie starring Amy Adams that Paramount scooped up close to three years ago at the Cannes Film Festival for a record $20M. As we forecasted last month, the Denis Villeneuve-directed movie...Show More Summary
France is calling all entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to the newest hotbed for innovation –Viva Tech – to be held in Paris in June. Business leaders want to create a Cannes Film Festival for innovation.
There are few moviegoing experiences more thrilling than when an actor’s onscreen performance earns spontaneous applause from an audience. I saw it happen at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, after Javier Bardem flipped a coin to determine...Show More Summary
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. The Silent World (1956) Among his...Show More Summary
At this point, we've surely had our fill of PERSONAL SHOPPER trailers. The first came last May, soon after the film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival (a rocky premiere at that). The second came in September, this one from U.S. Show More Summary
Kristen Stewart is making her way back to horror with a new film that was a smash hit at the Cannes Film Festival. With the upcoming release of Personal Shopper in theaters, the new trailer shows that she has enough talent to go back to the paranormal genre and bring the scares right to your... Show More Summary
Baby steps, giant dreams. A crowdfunded short film from India is aspiring for a coveted premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this year. SEE ALSO: 5 times when intolerant India had a problem with Bollywood Sisak, which claims to beShow More Summary
Pedro Almodóvar is the President of this Year’s Cannes Film Festival The director of I'm So Excited and this year's Julieta—often called Spain's answer to John Waters—will definitely make it a Pedro Almodóvar Cannes Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
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The Cannes Film Festival has announced that Pedro Almodóvar will serve as 2017’s jury president. Almodóvar’s most recent film, Julieta, was in competition at Cannes last year, and he’s had a number of other entries in years prior. His Bad Education was the opening night selection in 2004. Show More Summary
The Spanish director served on the jury in 1992, and five of his films have been selected for competition in previous years.
Spanish writer-director Pedro Almodóvar has been named the next President of the Jury for the 70th Cannes Film Festival in May. "I am very happy to be able to celebrate Cannes Film Festival['s] 70th anniversary from such a privileged position," said Almodóvar in a statement. Show More Summary
Pedro Almodovar is set as the jury president for this year's Cannes Film Festival. The director is not a man to do things half way, so it should come as no surprise that he is overjoyed by the appointment. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Almodovar's reaction to the befitting of the ... More »
Pedro Almodovar will head the jury of the Cannes Film Festival when the prestige gathering kicks off May 17. The Spanish auteur, who has brought five films to competition, will return to a group he first served with a quarter-century ago. In 1992, Almodovar was a part of a jury headed by Gerard...
Paula Patton has sworn to a judge Robin Thicke beat her during their marriage. According to Paula's declaration filed in support of her domestic violence restraining order in May 2013 at the Cannes Film Festival... she and Robin got into a fight…
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. The Conversation (1974) Is it irony...Show More Summary
By David Faris | (Informed Comment) | – – When the late Roger Ebert saw director Vincent Gallo’s film The Brown Bunny at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003, he gave it…
At a press conference for this film at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, its writer/director Alain Guiraudie said “Sex is more important than sexuality. It’s a world of pleasure but sex can also be a world of suffering. Sometimes sex is scary. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners has signed Brazilian writer-director Kleber Mendonca Filho, whose second feature film Aquarius starring Sonia Braga played in competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim. Filho started out...Show More Summary