North American buyers lay low on the Croisette this year, cherry-picking the best of the fest. While more conservative buyers held back, a flurry of small-scale activity was led by IFC Films, which…
Cannes Film Festival
TV producers might well have a front row seat to a reality show the next time they visit for a market: "Extreme Makeover: Croisette Edition." The Croisette hotels -- the Carlton, Martinez, Majestic…
As early as Wednesday afternoon the sounds in the Riviera had begun to indicate the end of the market. Packing tape, squeaky suitcase wheels and drilling interspersed the sotto voce sales pitches. By…
Steven Soderbergh's two-part Che Guevara opus was the most-anticipated pic in competish coming into Cannes; who would pick up the U.S. rights was arguably the biggest question on festgoers lips.
Ambitious global event Pangea Day, which looks to bring people together through the power of film, will return for a second edition in 2010.
"Adoration" folds all sorts of post-9/11 questions into a very Egoyanesque miasma of elegantly fractured chronology and provocative ideas.
Set in a remote Amazonia community that's installed a young mystic as a living saint, pic is maddeningly self-indulgent, pulling out many of the usual indie Latin cinema hallmarks.
Making "Il divo," today's competish pic about Italy's shady seven-time prime minister Giulio Andreotti, acquitted in court of having Mafia ties, was not an easy task for helmer Paolo Sorrentino.
Longtime documentarian and Time film critic Richard Schickel brings both privileged access and humble cinephilia into Warner Bros.' vaults for five-hour "You Must Remember This."
Steven Spielberg's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" opened in France on Wednesday with $2.2 million, then scored an estimated $4.5 million in midnight shows in the U.S.
Over-the-top, violence-laden shocker "Surveillance" should have gone straight to ancillary, where it might have been discovered and feted by a few cult-fare obsessives.