Lyon native Thierry Frémaux was the subject of a local blog post last week which led to some industry scuttlebutt that he was weighing an offer from the private sector. In his own statement on the Cannes website, the fest chief has now...Show More Summary
The festival said that the selection of the director of "Mad Max: Fury Road" should be seen as a "celebration of genre cinema."
What a lovely day! So begins another story about Mad Max: Fury Road writer and director George Miller, who has experienced a bit of a resurgence thanks to that film’s success last year. The latest bit of news to break concerning the Australian auteur is that he will be heading up the jury at Cannes Film Festival this year as Jury President. Show More Summary
Australian director George Miller will preside over the 69th Cannes film festival, organizers said on Tuesday. Miller, whose latest installment of the Mad Max franchise, 'Fury Road', kicked off last year's festival on the Croisette when...Show More Summary
George Miller is having a pretty good 2016. Just a few weeks after scoring an Oscar directing nomination for his “Mad Max: Fury Road,” the Australian filmmaker was named president of this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury.“The 70-year-old Miller has won international acclaim for...spectacular and...
George Miller will serve as president of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, taking place May 11 to 22. The fest announced the honor — which entails heading the jury and handing out the Palme d'Or — on Monday night. "To be there in the middle of this storied festival at... More »
Hot off a very successful year for the Mad Max: Fury Road director, George Miller has been named the president of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Jury, the organization announced tonight. Along with other duties during the film festival,...Show More Summary
The Cannes Film Festival, a wise man once said, is not only impossible to describe to someone who's never been there but also "nearly impossible to describe to someone who has been there." And what's true of Cannes is becoming increasingly true of Sundance. That's because the annual extravaganza...
By Michelle Schuman for the CheapTickets Travel Blog Yes, everyone knows Cannes and Sundance. The behemoths of the film-fest world aren't exactly accessible for most of us, though, and they don't always showcase the freshest material. Show More Summary
Refresh for latest… Nominations for the 41st annual César Awards are being announced this morning in Paris. A number of films that started their careers in Cannes are expected to be in the running for France’s equivalent to the Oscars...Show More Summary
Disorder premiered last year at the Cannes Film Festival and Alice Winocour‘s (co-writer of Mustang) drama currently has a 100% on Rottentomatoes. Considering the positive reviews and the actors involved, Diane Kruger and Matthias Schoenaerts,...Show More Summary
This film is formerly known as Maryland, and has been retitled to Disorder for the release in the UK. A new UK trailer has debuted online for this drama from last year's Cannes Film Festival starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger, directed by French filmmaker Alice Winocour. Show More Summary
Like Cannes and even, increasingly, the Academy Awards, The Sundance Film Festival isn’t so much a showcase of new movies as an annual mile marker denoting how far elite tastes and preoccupations have wandered from those of the movie-going public.
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. Two film festivals, divided byShow More Summary
"You're quite the traveler." Magnolia Pictures has unveiled their official trailer for Arnaud Desplechin's new film My Golden Days, which first premiered at last year's Cannes Film Festival (Desplechin has been to Cannes before with A Christmas Tale and Jimmy P). Show More Summary
The Mark Osborne-helmed Le Petit Prince has become France's top animated export in two decades. After debuting in Cannes in May, the film went on to make $67.5M around the world — and that’s without the U.S., where Paramount releases the film on March 18. Show More Summary
For over a century, it’s been a fixture of the Rue d’Antibes, and for many years has played host to packed buyer screenings during the Cannes Film Market which runs concurrently with the Cannes Film Festival. But last week, the Star cinema closed its doors following a protracted dispute with its landlord over a rent hike. Show More Summary
"Lord Ganesh, spare us misfortune, make things go well here." Transmission Films in the UK has debuted a trailer for Jacques Audiard's Dheepan, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival last year (2015). The film is slated...Show More Summary
In accepting the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film tonight, first-time feature director Laszlo Nemes said in his short speech, "The Holocaust has become over the years an abstraction. For me, it's more of a face we must not...Show More Summary
It’s high time that Orson Welles's late-career Shakespearean superflick Chimes at Midnight be given some recognition. A mostly forgotten drama in the Welles canon (it was a Cannes pick but widely panned in the U.S.), the 1966 film sees...Show More Summary