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  • Predictions reach high pitch for Cannes awards

    Predictions reach high pitch for Cannes awards
    Unlike the Grammys  or the Oscars, the Cannes Film Festival awards keep things simple and the numbers low. At the 66th closing ceremony tonight, main competition jury president Steven Spielberg and his illustrious colleagues (Nicole Kidman, Christoph...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Steven Spielberg heads jury

    Cannes Film Festival: Steven Spielberg heads jury
    “We’re always sitting in personal private judgment of the films we see,” Steven Spielberg said Wednesday, in Wednesday’s Cannes Film Festival press conference introducing this year’s nine-person jury headed by Spielberg....
  • 'Paradise' runneth over for Ulrich Seidl

    'Paradise' runneth over for Ulrich Seidl
    Austrian director Ulrich Seidl makes a habit of blurring boundaries: his documentaries include staged scenes, and his dramas feature nonprofessional actors who are sometimes playing versions of themselves. But there is little middle ground when it comes...
  • "Lore" Shows Innocent Children Caught in a War Made By Their Parents

    "Lore" Shows Innocent Children Caught in a War Made By Their Parents
    Lore Directed by Cate Shortland, opens April 26 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006 realartways.org ¬† Any modern filmmaker caters to the senses of sight and sound by definition — it's a much trickier thing to convey...
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  • Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness

    Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness
    In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...
  • Cannes 2012: Michael Haneke's 'Amour' feels the love

     
    "Amour," directed by Michael Haneke, played the Cannes Film Festival Sunday. Emanuelle Riva and Jean-Luis Trintignant star, along with Isabelle Huppert....
  • Around Town: Foreign films and Spencer Tracy

     
    The week's lineup includes Golden Globe foreign language nominees, a comedian's film festival and a sneak preview of the new action thriller "The Grey."...
  • Around Town: Salutes to Bunuel and the hero of 'Hugo,' Melies

     
    A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
  • Filmmaker finds creative stride with gritty cop tale 'Polisse'

     
    The model-turned-film director Maiwenn is on screens now with her third feature, “Polisse.” The gritty ensemble drama that has earned kudos for its strong performances and semi-documentary style storytelling. The story revolves around the...
  • Cannes 2012: Is 'Sapphires' a fine gem or costume jewelry?

     
    The Sapphires, an Australian comedy about a singing troupe that finds success in Vietnam, has been bught by Harvey Weinstein. It has received mixed reviews....
  • Cannes 2012: Festival turns 65 with a lineup heavy on U.S. titles

     
    Opening Wednesday night with Wes Anderson's oddly endearing “Moonrise Kingdom,” the Cannes Film Festival is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year and marking that milestone by embracing all kinds of opposites: old and young, dramatic...