Tag Archives: The 2010 Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival Winner is Thai’s film “Uncle Boonmee”

hollywoodnews.com: Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” won the Festival de Cannes’ top honor, the Palme d’Or, as the 63rd annual Festival de Cannes wrapped Sunday night. Javier Bardem, Juliette Binoche and Elio Germano took acting awards. Films by Amalric, Beauvois, Haroun, were also[...]

“Robin Hood” best opening choice for Cannes in a long time

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: “Robin Hood” is barreling toward us quickly, with a big price tag. Ridley Scott’s epic, starring Russell Crowe, opens the 2010 Cannes Film Festival next Wednesday. Some insiders are telling me that it will take $700 million to break even. Earlier this week, “Robin Hood” was[...]

Woody Allen, “Robin Hood” Waiting for Word from Cannes

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN The 2010 Cannes Film Festival is shaping up as a possible Hollywood-on-the Mediterranean event. This is not a bad thing. First up, I am told there is talk of Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” for opening night. The Russell Crowe-Cate Blanchett extravaganza plays like “Gladiator,” sources say, and[...]