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  • Cannes Film Review: 'Run'

    The tumultuous recent history of the Ivory Coast is refracted through the ever-shifting identity of the title character in "Run," an impressive if not fully realized first feature from French-Ivorian writer-director Philippe Lacote. Retracing the strange,...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn

    Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn
    We had a cinematic vibe to the Great Reads this week, with stories about ultra-low-budget-filmmaking and French film buffs hustling for tickets at Cannes. For the Cannes story, I chose a soundtrack by a band that even has a movie-themed name: Cinerama...
  • CANNES: Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' Wins Grand Prix

    The jury of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday night. Jane Campion served as president of the jury, which also included Willem Dafoe, Carole Bouquet, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeon Do-yeon, Jia Zhangke, Leila Hatami and...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71
    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • Ebert film 'Life Itself' premieres at Cannes

    Ebert film 'Life Itself' premieres at Cannes
    Despite a rare and aggravating 25-minute delay mid-screening, caused by a glitch with the digital projector housed by the Cannes Film Festival's Bunuel auditorium, "Life Itself" enjoyed a warm welcome Monday at the cinematic gathering visited, covered and...
  • Watch Kristen Stewart in 'Clouds of Sils Maria' Trailer

    The first trailer for Olivier Assayas' upcoming film "Clouds of Sils Maria" has been released. The film, starring Kristen Stewart, Chloe Grace Moretz and Juliette Binoche, is set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 23. Binoche plays Maria...
  • CANNES: Weinstein Company Makes 5-Year Deal With Worldview

    The Weinstein Company has partnered with financing-production company Worldview Entertainment in a five-year deal. Worldview is already co-financing four upcoming TWC films: "Tulip Fever," starring Christoph Waltz, Dane DeHaan and Alicia Vikander;...
  • Why Is 'Immigrant' Director James Gray a Bigger Hit in France Than at Home in U.S.?

    Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores. In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...
  • Watch: J.K. Simmons Throws a Chair at Miles Teller in 'Whiplash' Clip

    Though fest-goers are the vast majority of those who have seen drummer drama "Whiplash," Sony Pictures Classic has released a clip online of the upcoming Miles Teller-starrer to wet the appetites of the rest of the public. Teller stars as an ambitious...
  • Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' drowns at Cannes

    Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' drowns at Cannes
    Hey girl -- your boy Ryan Gosling isn't having the best day. The actor's directorial debut, "Lost River," was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, and let's just say that early reviews aren't as pretty as the actor himself. But first: What...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • CANNES: IFC Buys Mads Mikkelsen Western 'Salvation' for U.S. Distribution

    IFC Films has bougth North American rights to Kristian Levring's Western "The Salvation," starring "Hannibal" actor Mads Mikkelsen. IFC made the deal with from TrustNordisk five days after the film's world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in the...