CANNES — Confirming its status as a Palme d'Or frontrunner, 2016 Cannes sensation "Toni Erdmann" won the International Critics' Prize Saturday for best picture in Cannes Competition. Plaudit was…
Cannes Film Festival
You've never seen a rape-revenge fantasy quite like "Elle," not least because the rape, revenge and fantasy components of that subgenre have never been quite so fascinatingly disarranged.
The action is set in an Afghan village that 26-year-old, tyro director-writer Shahrbanoo Sadat, Afghanistan's first-ever distaff feature helmer, was forced to re-create in the dusty mountains of…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
“A stew needs time for the flavors to sink in; so do people,” observes the sage matriarch of “After the Storm.” The same could be said for Hirokazu Kore-eda’s filmmaking, which keeps the melancholy…
Those familiar with the ethnographic works of Ben Rivers (who gets a thanks in the closing credits) and the films of Argentine director Lisandro Alonso ("Jauja") will find much to admire in the…
The Orchard announced today that the company has acquired all North American rights to Academy Award-nominee Oren Moverman's forthcoming film, “The Dinner,” at Cannes. The film, based on Herman…
One of the many reasons that Alfred Hitchcock is arguably the greatest filmmaker of all time — the quintessential filmmaker — is that his spirit and technique infuse the work of so many other…
CANNES — Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Spanish LGBT feature "People You May Know," the latest U.S-Spain crossover enrolling both U.S. and Spanish above-the-line…
"A Yellow Bird" is fairly convincing and feels authentic, but will not readily appeal to audiences who prefer a balance of light and shade.
As cuttingly observed as it is pristinely composed, the film marks a step up from the Coulins' already considerable 2011 debut.
Now that the dust is settling on Cannes 2016, it's possible that not a single movie that screened here will snag a best picture Oscar nod.