After winning two big prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, "You Were Never Really Here" sets its sights on awards season.
Sofia Coppola may have won the Best Director Prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, but jury member Jessica Chastain had some honest feedback about how women were depicted in the other films in competition. “This is the first time I’ve watched 20 films in 10 days and I love movies, and the one thing I really took away from this experience is how the world views women from the female characters that were represented,” said Chastain, as jury president Pedro Almodovar nodded. The issue of representing women equally has plagued Cannes just as it has plagued Hollywood, with the festival reaching to include women directors but ultimately not achieving anything close to gender parity.
Leo and David! Leo and David! Everybody was trying to get near this year’s power duo at the Cannes amfAR gala. At around 8 p.m., at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes, the world’s biggest movie star was chatting with the famous soccer player, as bodyguards flicked away photographers. Leonardo DiCaprio looked animated, using his fingers... Read more »
UPDATED: Technical problems marred Netflix’s press screening for “Okja” on Friday morning at the Cannes Film Festival, according to audience members. The film was projected for more than six minutes in the wrong aspect ratio while critics booed and stomped their feet until it was fixed. The negative reaction came after people burst into applause... Read more »
Jesse Eisenberg will play Marcel Marceau, a hallowed member of the French Resistance and world famous mime, in the upcoming film “Resistance,” CAA announced at Cannes on Friday.
There has been much written about the potential of virtual reality as a new medium for artists, but Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s CARNE y ARENA , the first VR project selected for the Cannes Film Festival, might be as definitive for this art form as the Lumières’ L’Arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat was for film; the first meaningful step towards establishing the true possibility of the form. It opened this morning and will run for 10 days in Cannes before traveling to the…
Neon and Vice have pre-bought U.S. rights to Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” with Matthew McConaughey. The comedy about the misadventures of a lovable rogue (who else but the former Wooderson, McConaughey). It marks Korine’s follow-up to “Spring Breakers.” Production will begin this fall. The film will hit theaters in 2018. Korine will write, as... Read more »
Preview of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, running from May 17-28, including films starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Adam Sandler
Joe Berlinger will direct the film, which will be told from the perspective of Bundy’s longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer.
Lionsgate Intl. has added sci-fi drama “Chaos Walking,” directed by “The Bourne Identity” helmer Doug Liman, to its Cannes Market sales slate. The cast is led by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” star Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland, who stars in “Spider-Man Homecoming.” The script, which is based on the book series by Patrick Ness... Read more »
Hugh Bonneville of “Downton Abbey” fame is set to star as beloved children’s author Roald Dahl in an untitled biopic about Dahl and his wife, Patricia Neal, from Goldcrest Films. Goldcrest, which is financing and co-producing the film as well as overseeing global sales and distribution, will introduce the project to international buyers at the... Read more »
The film world will descend on the South of France this week for the annual Cannes Film Festival, with the heady promise of glamour, movie stars and spectacular cinema. Let’s take a look at the moments when the Cannes Film Festival spilled over from the sublime to the ridiculous. K-Stew refused to be snapped solo, preferring to pose with Dunst.