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  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • 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...
  • CANNES: 'Winter Sleep' Wins Palme d'Or

    CANNES -- "Winter Sleep," Nuri Bilge Ceylan's sprawling, character-rich portrait of a self-absorbed Anatolian hotelier and his uneasy relationships with those around him, won the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night. It's...
  • Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

    Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
    The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
  • Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake

     Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake
    The Festival de Cannes can be a cold and unforgiving place, where films are sliced, diced and left for dead. But, paradoxically, it can also be an occasion where sincere and unaffected emotions are put on display, and this was very much the case when this...
  • The Weinstein Co. and Sony Pictures Classics: A title bout

    The Weinstein Co. and Sony Pictures Classics: A title bout
    For decades, the Weinstein Co.'s Harvey Weinstein and the principals of Sony Pictures Classics, Tom Bernard and Michael Barker,‎ have competed for indie-film supremacy, each side laying claim to the prestige movies throne. That rivalry finds...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 02/27/14 for 02/27/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Timothy Spall was born in London, England, on this day in 1957. This birthday guy portrayed Wormtail (Peter Pettigrew) in the "Harry Potter" film franchise. He's also appeared in such movies as "The King's Speech," "Sweeney Todd: The...
  • Buzzy British Movies at This Year's Cannes

    Competition Jimmy's Hall (pictured) Director: Ken Loach Production company: Sixteen Films, Element Pictures Sales agent: Entertainment One Key cast: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott Logline: Period drama set in 1930s Ireland during its "Red Scare."...
  • Mike Leigh explains what was 'terrifying' about filming 'Mr. Turner'

    Mike Leigh explains what was 'terrifying' about filming 'Mr. Turner'
    He could be uncouth, gruff, blustery, even crude, treating people badly and denying his children. Yet he painted some of the most sublime works ever created, and it is that contrast that made the celebrated 19th century British artist J.M.W. Turner a...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Mr. Turner'

    English painting's renowned master of light, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), gets a suitably illuminating screen biography in Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner," an ecstatically beautiful and exquisitely detailed portrait of the artist as a cantankerous...
  • Cannes 2014: Timothy Spall, a grunt no more in Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner'

    Cannes 2014: Timothy Spall, a grunt no more in Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner'
    Timothy Spall shuffles, growls, thrusts, spits and, of course, paints as the prickly artist JMW Turner in “Mr. Turner,” Mike Leigh’s new film about the 19th century great that premieres Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival. But...
  • Watch the Trailer for Cannes Buzz Drama 'Mr. Turner'

    Mike Leigh's latest entry is an early favorite at the 67th Cannes Film Festival, with Variety critic Scott Foundas calling the period drama "an ecstatically beautiful and exquisitely detailed portrait of the artist as a cantankerous middle-aged man." The...