EXCLUSIVE: WME just signed Lea Seydoux, who went from starring in the racy Cannes Palme d’Or winner Blue Is The Warmest Color to shooting the next 007 film Spectre alongside Daniel Craig. She recently wrapped the Yorgos Lanthimos-diurected The Lobster alongside Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell and John C. 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. Gate Of Hell (1954) One of the grand paradoxes of the Cannes Film Festival is that it seems to exist at the nexus of high and low culture. Show More Summary
Holy crap! Cannes has announced that one of the main films playing at the 68th Festival de Cannes this May will be George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road - playing out of competition of course. This bodes will for the kick ass new Mad Max movie, that looks increasingly awesome the more and more we see in trailers. Show More Summary
There had been speculation that George Miller’s anticipated reboot of his classic post-apocalyptic franchise might do opening night honors at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Now we know that Mad Max: Fury Road will indeed make a pit-stop in Cannes, but on the day after the event opens. Show More Summary
Last year, it was Marcello Mastroianni, this year it's Ingrid Bergman. The Cannes Film Festival has officially unveiled the poster art for the 68th Festival de Cannes, taking place this May in France. They explain: "Hollywood star Ingrid Bergman was a modern icon, an emancipated woman, an intrepid actress, and a figurehead for the new realism. Show More Summary
There is perhaps no other film festival in the world whose annual poster is so anticipated, dissected and collected as the Cannes Film Festival. After paying homage last year to Marcello Mastroianni in Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, this edition has chosen to honor Ingrid Bergman at the centenary of her birth. Show More Summary
Sat 28 Mar Roll over, Cannes. Tell Toronto, Berlin and Park City the news. More than 700 film lovers are expected to converge on big, bad Chippendale on Sun...
Tricon Films & Television will kick off international sales of Rob Schneider's scripted comedy series Real Rob! at the upcoming Mip-TV market in Cannes. The eight-episode independently produced series is co-written by Schneider with his wife, Mexican writer-producer Patricia Azarcoya Schneider, and his friend, comedian Jamie Lissow. Show More Summary
Compared to prestige-oriented film festivals like Cannes, Toronto or Sundance, the SXSW Film Conference and Festival has always been a freewheeling affair. This year the Austin, Texas-based event has ratcheted up that approach even further by premiering an eclectic slate of movies including the...
I came to Cambodia because of a movie: Rithy Panh's The Missing Picture, which won the Cannes Certain Regard prize last year. The story of the director's search for the lost images of his childhood under the Khmer Rouge, the film ends with the line: "I gave you this missing image. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: TriStar has made a deal for the first English language film from Damian Szifron. He is the acclaimed director of Wild Tales, which premiered in Cannes and then opened in South America last August and became the biggest indigenous hit in his native Argentina. Show More Summary
Film festivals are weird things. If you love movies and have dreamed of going to, say, Cannes or Sundance, you might have this romantic vision of watching dozens of movies amid happy, goodhearted souls who share your abiding passion for film. Show More Summary
Last year, we were teased with a trailer for the crime thriller La French, or The Connection as it's come to be called in the United States. Following a premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the film starring Jean Dujardin (The Artist) was picked up by Drafthouse Films for a release in the US this year. Show More Summary
15 feature film projects from around the world will look for production and financing partners at this year's Cannes Festival. read more
A French director is suing the Cannes Film Festival for rejecting his work. Paul Verhoeven, 73, who shares the same name as the famous Dutch director behind "Total Recall" and "Robocop," claims that selectors rejected his film, "Teenagers,"...Show More Summary
Talk about the dog days! Here is the opening sequence from WHITE GOD, an allegorical thriller about an uprising of dogs. The film won the prestigious Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes last year and is bounding its way toward U.S. and U.K. Show More Summary
Mauritania’s Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissoko (Timbuktu) has been named President of this year’s Cannes Cinefondation and Short Films Jury. Sissoko, whose powerful Timbukto assailed the dangers of Islamic extremism, is nominated in this year’s Best Foreign Language film category. Show More Summary
Wolfgang Puck remembers the time he brought his butcher to Cannes. It was 1976, and the chef was catering an opening night dinner for the film festival. He decided he needed Harvey Gussman — and his beef.
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. Amour (2012) When it was announced,...Show More Summary