May 27, 2017

Tag Archives: Cinema of France

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[...]

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[...]

France’s César Awards are handed out

We’re only two days out from the Oscars now, but today and tomorrow we have some other awards to report on, starting off right now with the just announced César Awards, which are the French equivalent of the Academy Awards. There’s no real Academy crossover to speak of, but it’s[...]

Roman Polanski: ‘Odd Man Out’ Trailer

Following the success of ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED, director Marina Zenovich planned to make a short film about how that film reopened the case. She was scheduled to interview Polanski in November of 2009 after he completed THE GHOSTWRITER. Polanski was arrested unexpectedly in September of 2009. ROMAN POLANSKI:[...]

“THE MONK” with Vincent Cassel – Official Trailer and Poster

Watch the corruption of a 16th Century, pious Capuchin Monk as he is led down a dangerous path of sin in THE MONK, the supernatural thriller adapted from Matthew G. Lewis’ classic cult novel. Raised in a monastery, Brother Ambrosio (Vincent Cassel) grows up into a preacher admired for[...]

“Amour” amazes at Toronto International Film Fest – AWARDS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Day One of the Toronto International Film Festival is almost in the books. Three movies down, one more to go. (And that one has Kristen Stewart in it … do you think it will draw a crowd?) The festival officially “opens” Thursday evening with a screening of Rian[...]

Which Stars will be in Cannes? – Marion Cotillard, David Cronenberg, Robert Pattinson…

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: We’re getting closer to the announcement of what’s going to happen in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. We already know two things: Wes Anderson is opening the festival with “Moonrise Kingdom” and Woody Allen is not going with the newly named “To Rome with Love.” But here[...]

Academy Celebrates French New Wave with Photo Exhibition

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a recently restored 35mm print of “Breathless” (“À bout de souffle”) on Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The screening is presented in conjunction with the opening of the Academy’s[...]

2011 is a Record Year for French Movies!

By Bruno Chatelin HollywoodNews.com: I am simply amazed by the combinations of historical records broken by the French film industry last year AND wanted to take a moment to share the salute with you, and them. – 2011 was one of the best Cannes selection in years, in my view, with Awards[...]

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Robert DeNiro Rock New York Film Critics Event

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Brad Pitt was hilarious and touching last night accepting his Best Actor award from the New York Film Critics Circle. Joining other honorees Meryl Streep, Albert Brooks, Jessica Chastain and the folks from “The Artist,” Pitt was a little nervous and actually spoke softly from the podium[...]
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