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The Cannes Film Festival is in full-swing and acclaimed director Todd Haynes’ (Carol, Far From Heaven) highly-anticipated adaptation of Brian Selznick’s YA novel Wonderstruck was one of the first films screened at the fest — and it was met with reviews that ranged from raves to lukewarm.
The lineup for this year’s Cannes Film Festival (or as they call it in France, Festival de Cannes) has been announced and it is robust with Oscar bait, highly-anticipated premieres, star-studded features, and a lot of foreign and obscure films that if watched, will make you feel cinematically superior to everyone else.
The 69th Cannes Film Festival wrapped over the weekend and like every other year, there were some highs and some lows, some standing ovations and, yes, some boos. Here’s a few of the top takeaways from this year’s fest.
The news from Cannes this week includes The Orchard nabbing Richard Gere’s The Dinner and the heap of critical praise for Oliver Laxe’s Mimosas.
Refn will develop the remake of the Vincent Price cult classic with his long-time producing partner Lene Borglum under his Space Rocket Nation banner.
The action thriller features the Civil War star as a getaway driver who is double crossed during a bank robbery. When plans go south, it is up to him to find out who betrayed him while he races to survive with a car full of money and his family on the line.
Get ready for some serious block stacking action because there is a Tetris movie franchise coming to theaters in the near future.
The movie is the first installment of a horror trilogy based on the William Lustig 1988 cult classic by the same name directed by John Hyams
We’re a couple days into the Cannes Film Festival and there’s a considerable amount of buzz around Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming The Irishman and the long list of deals to report including the Halle Berry and Michael Douglas drama Silence.
The 2016 Cannes Film Festival kicks off this week, and we’ve got your guide to the exclusive parties and events going down on The Croisette. Get exclusive info on over 60 parties, events, lounges and panels! (This list will be updated as the event goes on!)
The first big sale out of Cannes is currently in the works with the Aaron Sorkin-penned drama Molly’s Game. STX Entertainment is closing in on a $9 million deal for the poker drama starring Idris Elba and Jessica Chastain.
Directed by Sean Ellis, the film is set in World War II and based on the true events of “Operation Anthropoid”, a mission where Czech operatives were to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich.
Saban Films has nabbed the North American rights to the John Michael McDonagh’s action comedy War of Everyone starring Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Pena.
When a getaway driver is double crossed during a bank robbery, he is forced to race to survive with a car full of money and his family on the line.
Trolls stars performed an acoustic rendition of the Cyndi Lauper classic which will warm your cold heart.
The psychological drama directed by Sophia Takal premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival where Davis won the award for best actress.
Follows over a year in the life of Latin America’s best-known poets including his run from the Chilean police and as a senator.
This marks the second collaboration between the actor and director who worked together on The Lobster which was also acquired up by A24 last year at Cannes.