Why Watch? This quite short but still entirely provocative short won the Short Film Palme d’Or at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. It’s the work of animator Marcell Jankovics, whose prior short Sisyphus was nominated for an Oscar in 1974 (and later used in a Super Bowl commercial for GMC). Show More Summary
An HBO film? A VOD movie? Competing for the Palme d’Or, all seriously in one of the last bastions of pure cinema, the Cannes Film Festival’s main competition? Oui! With HBO’s Behind The Candelabra and Radius/TWC’s VOD/Theatrical Ryan...Show More Summary
After my recent dramatic post, I’ve decided to regale you all with hilarity in the form of my past. I’ve mentioned once or twice that I was kind of a bitch in high school, but this time there are PICTURES. all photos…
Mehndi or Henna is very famous art in India, Pakistan and Middle East. This art is applied in order to beautify one’s body. Henna is applied on hands, palms, legs, shoulders and other parts of body. There are lots of designs available...Show More Summary
Jane Campion is the only woman to win the Cannes Film Festival's coveted Palme d’or (Best Film prize) for her 1993 drama, The Piano, as well as the festival's top short film prize for Peel in 1996. At the opening of this year’s festival, she received the Carrosse d’or award at the opening of the Director’s Fortnight. Show More Summary
Why Watch? Another gem from Cannes, this short from Sam Karmann won the Palme d’Or in 1992 and later the Oscar as well. It’s a simple, very funny look at what happens when a man gets on the wrong train. Karmann converts this annoyingly...Show More Summary
The most expensive hospital in America is not set amid the swaying palm trees of Beverly Hills or the luxury townhouses of New York’s Upper East Side. It is in a faded blue-collar town 11 miles from Midtown Manhattan. Based on the bills it submits to Medicare, the Bayonne Medical Center charged the highest amounts [...]
Sibling directors' new film about 60s folk scene is Palme d'Or favourite after rush of five-star reviews First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 12:53 ON Mon 20 May 2013 THE NEW film by the Coen brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis, is a "perfectlyShow More Summary
The famous French film festival — soon to hand out this year’s Palme d’Or — has a history of anointing landmarks of world cinema
There is always one film that reminds me why make all the effort to go to Cannes: this year (so far) it is the Iranian...
Like Father, Like Son is a film almost guaranteed to have gone down well with this year’s head of the In Competition jury, Steven Spielberg, what with its shared focus on riveting drama concerning an increasingly destabilising family unit. Show More Summary
“The most expensive hospital in America is not set amid the swaying palm trees of Beverly Hills or the luxury townhouses of New York’s Upper East Side,” Julie Creswell, Barry Meier and Jo Craven McGinty wrote last week in the … Continue reading ?
News of the future was, in my youth, something that one found by crossing the palm of a lady in a dark tent with a piece or two of silver (or the modern equivalent) at one of the fairs that came to town. Such opportunities still exist, with all the caveats that existed back then likely still being in force. Show More Summary
FRIDAY 5/17 BEAT CONNECTION, ONUINU, AND PAINTED PALMS AIRBRUSH THE DANCE FLOOR Seattle trio Beat Connection make shimmery electronic pop that's always ready to hit the beach or the pool. It's a bit too airbrushed and air-conditioned for my ears, but I'm way out of Beat Connection's tenderoni target demo (14 to 22). Show More Summary
The current Cannes Film Festival lineup features one female director competing for the coveted Palme d'Or, but that's an improvement from last year when no women directors had such a chance. Meanwhile, roles for women in Hollywood are...Show More Summary
Why Watch? In 1993, this segment from Jim Jarmusch‘s Coffee and Cigarettes won the Palme d’Or at Cannes as the Best Short Film. Somewhere in California shoves Iggy Pop and Tom Waits into a restaurant booth with a big pile of droll wi, and the atmosphere of a tragically unsuccessful first date. Show More Summary
University of Tokyo professors Masatoshi Ishikawa and Hiroyuki Shinoda have unveiled a system that projects a keyboard or smartphone display onto surfaces like a person’s moving palm or a sheet of paper, in what could be a step toward using ….
Why Watch? For starters, today begins the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and this trippy short won the short film Palme d’Or back in 1955. Blinkity Blank is one of Canadian animator Norman McLaren‘s more charismatic experimental works, designed to play with persistence of vision. Show More Summary
CANNES, FRANCE — When you think of the Cannes Film Festival, you might picture yachts, red carpets, paparazzi, and the coveted Palme d'Or. But he festival as a whole is a complex mix, with several programs that run in tandem alongside...Show More Summary
Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Christoph Waltz weigh in on the decision ahead