Naomi Kawase's filmmaking has thus far existed in a kind of prestigious limbo: Though beloved of festival selectors, particularly those at Cannes, even her most glitteringly rewarded works have…
Cannes Film Festival
The currents of desire, jealousy and resentment that flow through a relationship over time receive an exquisite close-up from director Philippe Garrel in "In the Shadow of Women."
Natalie Portman will star as Jackie Kennedy in “Jackie,” about the first four days in Kennedy's life after the assassination of her husband, President John. F. Kennedy, when she lost the love of her…
Anarchy has rarely seemed a more sedate business than it does in "The Anarchists," a handsomely mounted, even more handsomely cast costumer.
Some 51 Hong Kong films were made in 2014, up nearly 20% from the previous year. By that measure Hong Kong's cinema industry has been on the upswing. But in reality, the status quo is more or less…
"Build it and they will come," seemed to be real estate developers' motto during China's great commercial and residential property boom, which crunched to a halt about two years ago. Speculative…
Jack gao says he is looking for "game-changing" companies he can back through his own Gao Entertainment investment vehicle. To give an idea of what he means, Gao points to his company's stake in…
CANNES – Mexico's Amat Escalante, whose "Heli" won Cannes' 2013 best director award, is scaling up and branching out for "The Untamed" ("La region salvaje"), a social/sci fi movie about Mexico's…
In this era of fairy-tale prequels, sequels and spinoffs, how often do audiences encounter stories of wicked queens, licentious kings and captive princesses in which they don't already know what…
"Our Little Sister" is so meticulously shot and gracefully orchestrated that it can be considered a worthy contempo successor to Kon Ichikawa's masterpiece "The Makioka Sisters."
The Cannes Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday with “Standing Tall,” a French drama about a judge (Catherine Deneuve) who tries to counsel a troubled teenager. It was only the second opening-night…
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