Aki Kaurismaki's ''Le Havre,'' Pierre Schoeller's ''The Minister'' and Jeff Nichols' ''Take Shelter'' shared awards Saturday at Cannes from the Fipresci Intl. Federation of Film Critics.
In its sixth purchase at Cannes, Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to writer-director Maiwenn's ''Poliss'' from Wild Bunch.
Disney's ''Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'' took first last night, bowing to $35 million domestically, $4.7 million of which came from select midnight screenings.
American World Pictures has bought worldwide rights to the upcoming film "Spores" from StudioLine Entertainment founder, Greg Strasburg.
Overwrought fable mixes melodrama, broad comedy and message movie with cliched Middle Eastern exoticism.
Retirement? What retirement?
The Croisette was abuzz last week over helmer Lars von Tier's declarations of Nazi sympathy and subsequent condemnation by Cannes Festival officials.
Even at our first chance meeting, I urgently wanted to dislike Rob Lowe.
Everybody wants a bite out of Snow White.
Accessible art is something of a Michel Gondry specialty.
Has the autumn indie season moved into summer?