Robin Campillo On France”s Oscar Entry “BPM” And Resolving 25 Years Of His Life

Robin Campillo On France”s Oscar Entry “BPM” And Resolving 25 Years Of His Life »

5 Dec, 2017
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Robin Campillo is not a big fan of the limelight, but he’s happy to share it with BPM , a movie that

Cannes Film Festival to Add Extra Day in 2018, Start Earlier

Cannes Film Festival to Add Extra Day in 2018, Start Earlier »

22 Nov, 2017
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71st annual festival will take place from May 8 to May 19, 2018 The Cannes Film Festival is expanding for its 71st

Cannes Film Festival Moves Dates For 2018

Cannes Film Festival Moves Dates For 2018 »

22 Nov, 2017
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The Cannes Film Festival will start one day earlier than in previous years but will run for the same length of time,

Edouard Waintrop, Head of Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, to Step Down Next Year

Edouard Waintrop, Head of Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, to Step Down Next Year »

9 Nov, 2017
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Edouard Waintrop, the well-respected artistic director of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight, will step down after the 2018 edition of the

Directors” Fortnight Boss To Step Down After Next Cannes

Directors” Fortnight Boss To Step Down After Next Cannes »

8 Nov, 2017
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Edouard Waintrop , the respected artistic director of Directors’ Fortnight which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival each May, is due

‘La Familia’ Review: An Honest, Urgent Debut From Venezuela

‘La Familia’ Review: An Honest, Urgent Debut From Venezuela »

24 Sep, 2017
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As the Venezuelan economic crisis intensifies to a point where no metaphor for hunger or mortal danger can sound hyperbolic, the country’s filmmakers

Venice Film Festival has only one film directed by a woman and we despair

Venice Film Festival has only one film directed by a woman and we despair »

30 Aug, 2017
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With cinematographic successes from the likes of directors Kathryn Bigelow, Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins, and Sofia Coppola, you’d think we’d have at least

Britain, France Lead Europe in VR Content Creation

Britain, France Lead Europe in VR Content Creation »

23 Aug, 2017
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They’re already home to two of Europe’s most vibrant film industries. Now France and Britain are leading the way in the region in

Asghar Farhadi Starts Filming of Everybody Knows With Bardem, Cruz

Asghar Farhadi Starts Filming of Everybody Knows With Bardem, Cruz »

22 Aug, 2017
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Asghar Farhadi, the Oscar-winning Iranian director of “A Separation” and “The Salesman,” has kicked off principal photography on “Everybody Knows” (“Todos Lo Saben”),

Zhao Tao, Liao Fan to Star in Jia Zhang-ke’s ‘Ash is Purest White’

Zhao Tao, Liao Fan to Star in Jia Zhang-ke’s ‘Ash is Purest White’ »

16 Aug, 2017
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Zhao Tao (“Mountains May Depart”) and Liao Fan (“Black Coal, Thin Ice”) are set to star in Jia Zhang-ke’s new film, “Ash is

Valeska Grisebach’s ‘Western’ Acquired by Cinema Guild (EXCLUSIVE)

Valeska Grisebach’s ‘Western’ Acquired by Cinema Guild (EXCLUSIVE) »

7 Aug, 2017
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Cinema Guild has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Valeska Grisebach’s thriller “Western,” which premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the

Jessica Chastain Slams CBS for Lack of Female Leads — Twitter

Jessica Chastain Slams CBS for Lack of Female Leads — Twitter »

3 Aug, 2017
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Jessica Chastain took to Twitter on Thursday to call out CBS for the network’s lack of female leads in its fall lineup.

“I’ll

Jeanne Moreau Dead: Industry Mourns Death of French Actress

Jeanne Moreau Dead: Industry Mourns Death of French Actress »

31 Jul, 2017
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Tributes poured in Monday for the late Jeanne Moreau, the iconic actress who began her career in the 1950s and starred in films

Sofia Coppola: My cultural life

Sofia Coppola: My cultural life »

17 Jul, 2017
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If anyone was well-placed to share their advice on what really makes a good film, it’s Sofia Coppola. This year, she became the

‘The Dragon Defense’ Review

‘The Dragon Defense’ Review »

1 Jul, 2017
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Static camerawork elides with static lives in Natalia Santa’s rigorously controlled, fitfully amusing debut “The Dragon Defense.” With a spare, understated sense of

Indonesian Women Come to Power in Film Industry

Indonesian Women Come to Power in Film Industry »

23 Jun, 2017
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The role of women in the industry, and the representation of female experience seem unavoidable in the discourse on Southeast Asian cinema. Mouly

Reed Hastings Says Netflix Will Invest More in French Films, Series

Reed Hastings Says Netflix Will Invest More in French Films, Series »

17 Jun, 2017
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Less than two months after lashing out at the “French establishment” for opposing the limited theatrical release of its two Cannes-competing pics (Bong

Sean Baker’s ‘The Florida Project’ Gets Awards Season Release in October

Sean Baker’s ‘The Florida Project’ Gets Awards Season Release in October »

12 Jun, 2017
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A24 has given an awards season release date of Oct. 6 to Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project.”

Variety first reported that A24 had

‘Mobile Homes’ Review

‘Mobile Homes’ Review »

12 Jun, 2017
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French-born, NYU Tisch-educated director Vladimir de Fontenay’s “Mobile Homes” is born out of a paradox: Inspired by the uniquely American sight of a

‘Makala’ Review: Cannes’ Critics Week Grand Prize Winner

‘Makala’ Review: Cannes’ Critics Week Grand Prize Winner »

12 Jun, 2017
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Simplicity is the key to the somber beauty of “Makala,”  a documentary depicting a Congolese charcoal-maker doing his utmost to raise his family

Isabelle Huppert Starrer ‘Souvenir’ Nabbed by Strand Releasing

Isabelle Huppert Starrer ‘Souvenir’ Nabbed by Strand Releasing »

12 Jun, 2017
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Strand Releasing will be distributing Bavo Defurne’s “Souvenir,” a music-filled romantic drama boasting Oscar-nominated actress Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”) and an original soundtrack by

‘Square’ to ‘Triangle’: Palme d’Or Winner Ruben Ostlund’s New Project

‘Square’ to ‘Triangle’: Palme d’Or Winner Ruben Ostlund’s New Project »

9 Jun, 2017
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After winning the Palme d’Or at last month’s Cannes Film Festival with “The Square,” Swedish director Ruben Ostlund is turning his attention to

‘The Merciless’ Review: Brutal Korean Crime Film

‘The Merciless’ Review: Brutal Korean Crime Film »

9 Jun, 2017
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Armed to the hilt with double-, triple- and quadruple-crossings between gangsters, moles and cops, “The Merciless” tries to be the whole “Infernal Affairs”

‘A Violent Life’ Review

‘A Violent Life’ Review »

8 Jun, 2017
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Back on the island where he’s wanted by local gangsters who just killed an old friend and former accomplice, a young Corsican reminisces

Netflix’s ‘Okja’ Shut Out of Hundreds More Screens in South Korea

Netflix’s ‘Okja’ Shut Out of Hundreds More Screens in South Korea »

7 Jun, 2017
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Lotte Cinema and Megabox, South Korea’s second and third largest cinema chains, will not screen “Okja,” the Netflix fantasy drama that controversially bowed

‘Bloody Milk’ Review

‘Bloody Milk’ Review »

7 Jun, 2017
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A lonely young dairy farmer obsessed with his work will stop at nothing to save his cows from the threat of an epidemic

Boycott of Netflix film ‘Okja’ Looms in Korea

Boycott of Netflix film ‘Okja’ Looms in Korea »

2 Jun, 2017
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CJ-CGV, South Korea’s largest cinema exhibitor, is poised to deny screen space to “Okja,” Korean maestro Bong Joon-ho’s Netflix-backed movie that inflamed Cannes

Chloe Moretz: ‘Appalled and Angry’ Over ‘Red Shoes’ Marketing

Chloe Moretz: ‘Appalled and Angry’ Over ‘Red Shoes’ Marketing »

1 Jun, 2017
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Chloe Grace Moretz has declared that she’s “appalled and angry” over a now-canceled marketing campaign for her upcoming animated comedy “Red Shoes &

‘Directions’ Review: Cannes Film Festival

‘Directions’ Review: Cannes Film Festival »

31 May, 2017
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Popular philosopher Alain de Botton once propounded the theory that road rage is the result of an overly optimistic nature: The pessimist expects

‘April’s Daughter’ (Las Hijas de Abril) Review

‘April’s Daughter’ (Las Hijas de Abril) Review »

30 May, 2017
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If April and her daughter Valeria were guests on “The Jerry Springer Show” — or the trashy talk show’s south-of-the-border equivalent, José Luis