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Cannes Film Festival

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    Cannes 2012: Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' Looks Like a Hard-Ass Sergio Leone Western [Updated]

    The Majestic Salon Diane was packed with the top movie press in Cannes, notebooks poised, as the King of Cannes, Harvey Weinstein, introed and unveiled footage from three upcoming Oscar hopefuls that weren't ready for the Croisette this year: Paul Thomas Anderson's $35 million "The Mast...

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    Critics React to 7 Minutes of 'Django Unchained' at Cannes

    Read what critics are tweeting about 7 minutes of Quentin Tarantino's next movie.

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    Cannes Review: 'Room 237' An Outstanding, Fascinating & Funny Exploration & Celebration Of 'The Shining'

    Is "The Shining" just a horror movie about a guy who goes berserk in a hotel, or is it subversively about the history of American genocide? Why did Stanley Kubrick use cans of Calumet and Tang in the hotel's storeroom? Were these just random products, or were they each chosen and framed in the camer...

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    Cannes 2012 - 7 Minutes Of Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" Screened; A Few Reactions...

    I just learned that a 7-minute preview of Quentin Tarantino's highly-anticipated fantasy revenge thriller Django Unchained, which stars Jamie Foxx as the titular character, and Christoph Waltz as his mentor, was shown just to press moments ago at the Cannes Film Festival by TWC (The Weinste...

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    CANNES 2012: Brandon Cronenberg's ANTIVIRAL

    "Antiviral," Brandon Cronenberg’s directorial debut, proves the apple really doesn’t fall far from the tree. Like his father David Cronenberg’s early features, "Antiviral" is more of a collection of inspired, perverse ideas than a cogent piece de provocation.

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    Cannes 2012: Sexism Watch Continues

    One of the things I am proud of regarding the work many people have done to raise awareness about the lack of opportunities for female directors is how we were able to interrupt the narrative which is usually all about the clothes, stars and the glamour.   For example, look at what the women of...

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    Cannes 2012 - Chadian Mahamat Saleh-Haroun Will Shoot Next Film "Gris-Gris" This Fall

    I recently read a lengthy interview with acclaimed Chadian filmmaker Mahamat Saleh-Haroun with Black Camera film journal, in which he vowed never to return to FESPACO, continental Africa's largest and most prominent film festival, given the festival's "organizational problems&...

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    Cannes 2012: Lee Daniels' "The Butler" A Sensation At Marché; Gets Nicole Kidman, July Start Date

    By several accounts, Lee Daniels' next project after The Paperboy, The Butler, has been the "US arthouse sensation of the market" (the market being the Cannes Film Market happening right now, in case you haven't been following all out posts).

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    Cross-Post - Cannes: Festival Opens in a Boys Own Adventure

    Cross-Post - Cannes: Festival Opens in a Boys Own Adventure

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    Exclusive: New Images Of Gael Garcia Bernal In Pablo Larrain's Cannes Hit 'No'

    He's still relatively little-known in the U.S, but we've become huge fans of Chilean director Pablo Larrain over the last few years. The director first came on the scene with the excellent "Tony Manero," and followed it up a few years back with the equally good, but very different "Post Mortem." Nei...

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