France has selected Robin Campillo’s “120 Beats Per Minute”, this year’s Grand Prix winner at the Cannes Film Festival, as its submission in the best foreign-language film category of the Oscars. A tribute to direct-action group ACT UP, Campill… Read The post France Picks AIDS Drama ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ for ‘Best Foreign-Language Film’ Oscar Bid appeared first on Towleroad.
Copernicus says THE FLORIDA PROJECT is a highlight of TIFF. Read the full article on AICN Having already played at Cannes, THE FLORIDA PROJECT had serious buzz around it coming into this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, and...Show More Summary
Two years ago, Deniz Gamze Ergüven was the toast of Cannes, winning the festival's Camera D'Or prize for first feature with her Directors' Fortnight entry Mustang, which went on to become France's foreign-language Oscar entry. Moving...Show More Summary
Sean Baker arrived at the Toronto Film Festival with one of the most talked-about films in the program, his Cannes hit The Florida Project. Having premiered in Directors' Fortnight in May this year, the follow-up to the LA-set Sundance...Show More Summary
The first couple days of Toronto always feature a dozen or so films that earned buzz at festivals earlier in the year like Sundance, Berlin and Cannes. It’s a place for movies like “Call Me By Your Name” and “Mudbound” to build on the raves they earned in Park City, hopefully, for the studios, all the way through awards season. Show More Summary
"We, as a museum, mustn't be afraid to push boundaries." Magnolia Pictures has debuted the official US trailer for Ruben Östlund's latest film The Square, which won the top prize Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival this year. It's one of my favorite films this year, a very brilliant social satire about how we think we're helping but really aren't. Show More Summary
In a valiant effort to keep the Good-Time Summer Vibes a-rockin’ and a-rollin’ post-Labor Day — and to properly capitalize on the ca-raaaazy commercial cache of their Cannes Film Festival award-winning soundtrack to the Robert Patterson film Good Time — Daniel “Dr. Show More Summary
The Telluride Film Festival prides itself on being unlike bigger, glitzier festivals. The atmosphere is decidedly low-key and intimate, with neither the deal-making frenzy of Sundance nor the black-tie glamour of Cannes. There are no red carpets, no juries doling out awards. Some of the venues...
The downside of most cool film festivals is that they’re not happening anywhere near wherever you happen to live (unless you happen to be a Cannes or Park City native, which sounds like it would be annoying), so the people behind Austin’s Fantastic Fest have decided to take some of their cool movie fun around the… Read more...
On August 25th, Well Go USA will release Jung Byung-gil's THE VILLAINESS, a twisty, action-packed and very bloody South Korean crime thriller that made its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. (Read my review of it HERE.) It's...Show More Summary
Writer and director Yórgos Lánthimos has followed up his surreal, intense drama The Lobster with the intense and horrifying The Killing of a Sacred Deer. The movie premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it shared the award for Best Screenplay, and earned praise from Vulture’s Emily Yoshida, who called it “a full-throated ... More »
Meet the Meyerowitz Family. Netflix has unveiled the first teaser trailer for Noah Baumbach's latest film, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier in the summer. This quaint indie...Show More Summary
In a bidding war at the Cannes Film Festival last May, A24 acquired North American distribution rights to The Florida Project, Sean Baker’s lauded Directors’ Fortnight title. With an October 6 limited release recently set, today brings the first trailer. Show More Summary
Shaking off the last of his Twlight sparkles, Robert Pattinson was warmly received at the Cannes film festival this year, courtesy of his gritty new crime thriller Good Time. Directed by Ben and Josh Safdie, the film was a highlight of the festival, with our own A.A. Show More Summary
It is an unusual path for a movie to play at the Sundance and Cannes film festivals and make a stop at Comic-Con International’s storied Hall H in San Diego. Which simply confirms “Brigsby Bear” as an unusual movie, a playful story about friendship and creativity while also serving as a painful...
Elisabeth Moss reprises her Golden Globe-winning role as detective Robin Griffin in 'Top of the Lake.' Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival in May, Moss said she told writer, director Jane Campion she wanted things bleak. (July 27)
While many critics and journalists (including our own correspondent, A.A. Dowd) have characterized this year’s Cannes Film Festival as underwhelming, the line-up for its fall cousin, the Venice Film Festival, is bursting with potential. Show More Summary
Acclaimed Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica on Sunday arrived in the Crimean peninsula annexed by Russia from Ukraine to give a concert with his No Smoking Orchestra group. The two-time winner of the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or is set to give a concert in Crimea's Black Sea resort of Yalta. Show More Summary
Netflix may be a bit of a juggernaut in today’s Golden Age of television, but they’re anything but on the film front. Earlier this year, audiences booed Okja at the Cannes Film Festival — not because it was bad, mind you, but because mere pretentiousness. Show More Summary
After extolling the virtues of Netflix during his stint as a Cannes Film Festival jury member, Will Smith continued to extol the streaming service during its Comic-Con Bright panel this afternoon. “It’s interesting to be at the forefront of a new way to consume entertainment. Show More Summary