Tag Archives: cannes film festival

Potential Academy Award players from Cannes

Now that the 2016 Cannes Film Festival is safely in our rearview mirror, we can do what always happens a few days after the fest concludes…try and find some Oscar buzz! Yes, Cannes this year had some definite movies that will be in the conversation for Academy Award nominations, though[...]

Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake” wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

Yesterday, the 2016 Cannes Film Festival wrapped up with the distribution of a number of awards. Of course, the jury, this time around led by George Miller, threw us some real curveballs, but Cannes surprises when the Palme d’Or is given out is more or less par for the course.[...]

Woody Allen’s ‘Cafe Society’: 2016 Cannes Film Festival lineup announced

Late last week, the Cannes Film Festival unveiled their lineup at long last. The upcoming 2016 incarnation of the fest looks to be a potentially strong one, with some Cannes favorites returning alongside a whole bunch of possible awards contenders. There’s no guarantees that the festival translates to Oscar, but[...]

What might play this year at the Cannes Film Festival?

Much like I said last year around this time, when it comes to film festivals, there is arguably none more prestigious than the Cannes Film Festival. Each year, critics and the like descend on the south of France hoping to discover the classiest in cinema, which in turn can begin[...]

Rooney Mara: Oscar possibilities for the Cannes 2015 winners

Yesterday, the Cannes Film Festival awarded their prizes for 2015, so as always, immediate attention has turned to Academy Award possibilities. Some years, there’s a dearth of contenders, while others have no shortage of them to sift through. It’s very much an American thing, as if a fest always needs[...]

And the Cannes Film Festival 2015 winners are…

The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close Sunday night with an awards ceremony at the Palais des Festivals. This year’s Grand Prix was awarded to the Holocaust drama “Son of Saul,” the debut film by Hungarian director László Nemes. The festival’s Jury Prize went to “The Lobster,” directed[...]

Cannes Film Festival: Un Certain Regard 2015 Awards Announced

Un Certain Regard 2015 presented in competition 19 films hailing from 21 different countries. Four of the works were first films. The Opening film was An by Naomi Kawase. Under the presidency of Isabella Rossellini (filmmaker – United States, Italy), the Jury was comprised of Haifaa al-Mansour (director – Saudi Arabia),[...]

Cannes 2015 Palme d’Or predictions

Over the course of the next few days, the jury at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival will be deliberating and deciding on the newest group of award winners for the classy fest. Led by the incredibly prestigious Palme d’Or prize (their version of Best Picture), Cannes could just as easily[...]

In Mexico, “SICARIO” means hitman – Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin

SICARIO’s Emily Blunt [Kate Macer], Benicio del Toro [Alejandro], Josh Brolin [Matt Graver], and Director Denis Villeneuve, walked the Palais des Festivals Red Carpet tonight before the In Competition Screening of SICARIO at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. In Mexico, SICARIO means hitman. In the lawless border area stretching between[...]

2015 Cannes Film Festival Line Up Revealed

The Official Selection of the 68th Festival de Cannes was announced this Thursday, 16 April during the press conference held by Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux in Paris. Opening film : Emmanuelle BERCOT LA TÊTE HAUTE (STANDING TALL) Out of Comp. 2h00 *** Jacques AUDIARD DHEEPAN (TEMPORARY TITLE) 1h49 Stéphane BRIZÉ LA LOI DU MARCHÉ (A SIMPLE MAN) 1h32 Valérie DONZELLI[...]
Page 1 of 512345