The unveiling of the official Cannes Film Festival poster has become just as exciting as learning about the selections. The festival poster has always attracted the attention of cineastes everywhere, but the striking … Read More
Compared to Cannes and Toronto, the New York Film Festival is a more aggressively curated affair. It’s possible to catch all 30 features in the main slate, a number that rose to 31 this week with the addition of CITIZENFOUR, Laura Poitras’s documentary on her meetings with Edward Snowden. Show More Summary
Hilary Swank's next Oscar nomination might be for "The Homesman." The drama, which premiered to strong reviews at this year's Cannes Film Festival, comes from director Tommy Lee Jones, and stars Swank as a frontierswoman tasked with transporting three other women to Iowa. Show More Summary
Unlike its major international brethren Cannes, Venice, Sundance, and Berlin, the Toronto International Film Festival is noncompetitive—meaning there’s no jury that hands out prizes. This makes some degree of sense: As the “festivalShow More Summary
Everyone knows Cannes for its famous film festival. When the stars and paparazzi have departed, it’s an even weirder place—with rich Russians and topless old ladies—but still enchanting.
Foxcatcher is already getting Oscar buzz since its debut at the Cannes film festival and, recently, at Toronto's, where we saw the film as well. The movie is directed by Moneyball's Bennett Miller, but unlike that film, which was also...Show More Summary
Canadian tuxedos have nothing on the serious fashion that's coming out of our northern neighbors this week. The Toronto International Film Festival has risen to the ranks of Cannes and Sundance with a serious lineup of stars in stunning dresses. From Julianne Moore and Kate Bosworth to the ever-adorable Chloë Grace Moretz, these TIFF looks have us saluting the maple leaf.
Sundance and Cannes have come and gone, and the Toronto International Film Festival has finally arrived, which means Hollywood's hottest stars are heading north to show off their newest films (and beauty looks). Amanda Seyfried is already...Show More Summary
Downtown Toronto is intimidatingly flat and laid out on a rhomboid grid that ensures that a visitor—especially a longtime Chicagoan like myself, used to thinking in terms of north, south, east, and west—will quickly find themselves inventing...Show More Summary
While I've posted a breakdown of the female filmmakers at Cannes a couple of time, with over 300 films being screened at TIFF, reviewing each summary to determine how many were directed by women is far too much work for my lazy ass.Show More Summary
Milla Jovovich was beautiful in a white Saint Laurent above the knee dress as she walked the red carpet for the premiere of her movie Cymbeline at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival. The post Mom-to-be Milla Jovovich Shows Off Her Growing Belly in Cannes! appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
We now have the first art for It Follows, which received rave reviews out of Cannes. It will be playing at the BFI London Film Festival, and as part of the Toronto International Film Festival. “For 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe), the fall should be about school, boys and weekends at the lake. Yet after a […]
Bloody reader ‘Alexander B.’ also tipped us off to the first ever clip from It Follows, which received rave reviews out of Cannes. It will be playing at the BFI London Film Festival, and as part of the Toronto International Film Festival. The footage has a classic horror vibe to it where the protag sees […]
Having debuted at the Cannes Film Festival with premieres in Toronto and New York to come, David Cronenberg's latest film Maps to the Stars, starring Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack and Mia Wasikowska, had its U.S. distribution rights picked up by Focus World with plans to release sometime in 2015.
The reclusive—and controversial—filmmaker vowed to never speak publicly after his ‘Nazi’ scandal at Cannes. But he broke it to discuss the uncut version of Nymphomaniac at the Venice Film Festival (kind of).
Every major film festival cultivates a privileged aura. Sundance asserts he primacy of the American independent and heralds the wonder of the breakthrough discovery. Cannes celebrates the cultural prominence of film as a fabric of French cultural life. Show More Summary
After earning the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's latest film Winter Sleep will roll out to theaters late this year for an Oscar qualifying run in limited theaters, expanding into more into early 2015. Show More Summary
When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado.
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. Pulp Fiction (1994) Film festivals...Show More Summary
Is Jack Chan retiring soon from acting in movies? There’s been plenty of confusion on that topic lately ever since the Cannes Film Festival a couple of years ago where Chan announced he was taking a break from big action movies. Now he’s clarifying that statement, saying his stunt work is not quite dead… yet.