After recreating the 2001 Dos Palmas kidnapping incident by Islamic separatists in “Captive” (2012), Filipo auteur Brillante Mendoza’s “Ma’ Rosa” is an equally political hostage drama in which…
Cannes Film Festival
A subtle film that's both character study and a meditation on the residue of time and place.
Two men and a woman careen about through various skits, creating a mildly anarchic effect that feels like comedy interstitials in a late-night TV show.
Big changes are afoot in Chile. Cash rebates of up to 20%-40% may launch before the year's end. Ongoing talks with economic authorities are now "in an interesting phase," says the Chile Film…
Bursting onto the scene at 2005's Valdivia Festival, a remarkable generation of young Chilean directors is building that splashy debut into more glory. Pablo Larrain's "No" took Cannes' Directors'…
There's a certain perverse genius to unveiling a ghost movie at Cannes that relies on the audience to deliver the "boos" as the final credits roll, although one doubts that's quite what Olivier…
Social media has added an extra level of scrutiny — and an entire additional job — to celebrities’ plates, Susan Sarandon told Variety at the Cannes Film Festival. “Anybody that has a TV series, for…
"The Crime of Being Married." So read the headline that accompanied photos of Richard Loving, a Southern "white trash" construction worker, and his African-American wife Mildred in the pages of Life…
Susan Sarandon talked politics with Variety at the Cannes Film Festival, voicing her support for Bernie Sanders and slamming the media’s (lack of) coverage of his race for the Democratic nomination…
"Harmonium" is a quietly combustible tale of punishment and crime set in motion when a family lets a mysterious man move in with them.
Jennifer Lawrence’s essay on the gender pay gap in Hollywood didn’t just make headlines — it made real change. Producer Celine Rattray pointed to the essay as a major agent for change during Variety…
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