EXCLUSIVE: As this year’s sales market came to a close at Cannes, Drafthouse Films acquired North American rights to German drama Nothing Bad Can Happen ahead of its premiere today in the Un Certain Regard section. Pic marks the directorial...Show More Summary
French-Canadian director Chloe Robichaud makes her feature film debut in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard branch with a highly unique tale that has echoes of downtrodden sports films like The Wrestler, though wraps itself in a vivid, swooning tale of nascent romance. Show More Summary
Films you end up loving can come completely out of left field in Cannes. Nothing in the catalog capsule made me expect Alain Guiraudie’s “Stranger by the Lake” (presented in the Un Certain Regard section) to be he best movie of the festival so far, and yet that’s exactly the case. Show More Summary
The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled the jury for the Un Certain Regard section of the official selection and also for the panel that will decide the winner of the Camera d’Or for best first film. Thomas Vinterberg is president of the...Show More Summary
The UN Human Rights Council’s “human rights expert” Richard Falk has been enthusiastically welcomed in certain quarters after his obscene remarks on Boston’s “canaries” and justifiable “resistance” to “the American global dominationShow More Summary
The James Franco film As I Lay Dying, based on the classic William Faulkner novel that we all pretended to read in college, has been given a world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, according to Entertainment Weekly. Adapting the stream of consciousness prose of Faulkner into a big [...]Show More Summary
Women who delay treatment for breast cancer are less likely to survive, and this is especially observed in African-Americans, Hispanics, and those of low-income. The finding came from a new study conducted by researchers from the University...Show More Summary
Via a press release, the festival announced the line up for this year’s Official Selections including the “Competition” and “Un Certain Regard” categories.
As Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi vies for the festival's top honor, fellow female filmmakers abound in the Un Certain Regard sidebar. read more
EXCLUSIVE: Just as his breakout film Fruitvale was announced this morning in the Un Certain Regard category of the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, actor Michael B. Jordan has changed agencies moving from UTA to WME. Jordan plays Oscar...Show More Summary
The 66th Cannes Film Festival official selection was just announced. A total of 53 films are featured in four categories: Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition plus Special Screenings (including Midnight Screenings). The festival kicks off on May 15th next month and lasts for 12 days until May 26th. Show More Summary
Sofia Coppola‘s The Bling Ring has been tapped to open the Un Certain Regard section of this year’s Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The pic had been thought to be a potential competition entry; Un Certain Regard is part of the festival lineup but its films are not eligible for the Palme d’Or race. Show More Summary
White Fence Cyclops Reap [Castle Face; 2013] by Alex R Wilson Rating: From this review, I’d like to take this line: “There’s a certain psychedelic phosphorescence and sense of cohesion missing, and the songs themselves often feel unfinished.”...Show More Summary
Foreign Policy editor David Rothkopf reasons: “Because Kim, even with his nuclear weapons, is hardly likely to launch an attack on Americans anywhere given that the response would produce the instant and certain obliteration of his regime. What that means is that for all his bluster, the chubby little autocrat is very unlikely to cost [...]
Moscow believes the United Nations is disrupting an investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria under pressure of “certain states,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
It seems paradoxical to say it, given Pyongyang’s almost daily exercises in escalation, but the North Korean leadership almost certainly does not want to go to war. Not that they would flinch at a massive loss of life if it meant propping up their regime. Show More Summary
A New York Times editorial has distorted the truth regarding several nations’ insistence on retaining certain human rights language in the final document of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women. The editorial has accused the Vatican,...Show More Summary
The Gilles Bourdos-directed Renoir debuted in Un Certain Regard at Cannes last year where Samuel Goldwyn Films acquired it for the States. It’s been dated for a March 29 release, but before that Renoir will screen at the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema which kicks off tonight in New York. Show More Summary
Il y a 100 ans, un certain héros de fiction portait aussi des parfums, à part le mystère qui entourait son nom. Quel parfum aurait porté Arsène Lupin? Un parfum de charme et le trésor des Rois de France. Un de ses parfums, ou plutôt sa "forme olfactive" désormais à l'ancienne, se trouve dans une boutique à côté de la Place Vendôme. A vous de le retrouver au coeur de Paris.
What's faster than a speeding Enzo, more powerful than a Ferrari/Maserati V12, and gets better MPG? Well, maybe not the new R300 headphones, but they certainly look the part and pack active noise cancellation so you can eliminate unwanted background noise (like the hum of passing mass-produced cars). Show More Summary