Drawing A-list is increasingly more difficult for French fest
Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" and Jeff Nichols' "Take Shelter" have topped the Spirit nominations with five each.
Helmer Jeff Nichols' psychological drama "Take Shelter" beat 13 other contenders to win the grand prize at the 37th Deauville American Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
Sam Levinson's "Another Happy Day," Tony Kaye's "Detachment" and Liza Johnson's "Return" are among the 14 competition pics unveiled by the 37th Deauville American Film Festival on Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Film Festival has announced its first round of films, which will screen in the downtown area between June 16 and 26.
A low-key cousin to films like "Ballast" and "Shotgun Stories," pic captures the rhythm and texture of its environment but is too understated in the telling.
Matthew Gordon's indie "The Dynamiter" and Zhang Yimou's drama "Under the Hawthorn Tree," a love story set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, are among the first 12 titles selected…