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Weekly Wrap: Cannes Reviews, Oscar Talk is Back, Trailer Watch, and Industry News

Weekly Wrap: Cannes Reviews, Oscar Talk is Back, Trailer Watch, and Industry News

Weekend Preview – it’s slim pickings ahead but we steer you right.  We give “Snow White and the Huntsman” a review and review round-up: it wants to everything it’s not.  Our review and review round-up for Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” in case you’re planning ahead, this one promises stunning eye candy.

Oscar Talk is Back!  Special Cannes Edition, reconvening with Kris Tapley and Guy Lodge.  We update our Oscars Predictions 2013 Chart for post-Cannes.

The fest closes with winners and losers and we ask which stars came out ahead and who should have stayed home?   Our interview with director Ben Wheatley, director of “Kill List,” talks breakout “Sightseers.”  Sony Picture Classics sets Dec. 19 date for Cannes Winner “Amour” – signalling the chase to the Oscars.  “Mud” review round-up, our review of “Cosmopolis,” Leos Carax’s “Holy Motors” is bonkers, “Killing Them Softly” has bold style; and our take on the best dressed list Best Actor Winner Mad Mikkelsen talks Vinterberg’s “The Hunt,” “Move On” and playing a psycho husband.

More Festival News: Looking ahead to which Fall films will land at Venice?  Los Angeles Film Fest announces panels and conversations, keynote speaker Chris McGurk.  We have an exclusive trailer from SXSW hit, Amy Seimetz’s “Sun Don’t Shine.”

Another exclusive clip from indie tragedy “In the Family,” by rookie director Patrick Wang.

Columns This Week: Immersed in Movies: VFX vet Dean Wright talks director Mexico period drama “For Greater Glory”.  Now and Then: Tilda Swinton’s Big Crack-Up.  Career Watch: Will Smith, Still on His Throne?

More TOH! Below:


Arthouse Audit: Massive Opening for “Moonrise Kingdom” Shows that Festivals Matter (UPDATED 4 DAY FIGURES)

Weekend Box Office: “Men in Black 3″ Dethrones ‘Avengers,” Scores Soft $70 Million, Top Ten Chart


Academy Picks Uber-Architects Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali to Design Museum of Motion Pictures


Plot Secrets from the Wachowskis’ ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Revealed

Casting Watch: Who’s Up For Finnick Odair in “Catching Fire”? Only One is Right

First Look: Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling are Back and Battered in “Only God Forgives”


Kathleen Kennedy Joins Lucasfilm as Co-Chair, In Line to Take Over When George Lucas Moves On

Robert Iger Picks Ex-Warners Chief Alan Horn to Run Disney Studio; Sharp, Safe, Choice

DreamWorks Pares Exec Ranks, Makes Sourian Producer, Bario Single Production Chief


Trailer Watch: ‘Bourne Legacy’ Plot Thickens with Renner as Aaron Cross

Trailer Watch: Anne Hathaway Sings Us Through the First Trailer of Tom Hooper’s “Les Miserables”


“Mad Men” Episode 11 Review and Recap: “The Other Woman,” Something Beautiful You Can Cruelly Own


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