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67th Cannes Film Festival WINNERS

  The Cannes jury, led by president Jane Campion, has spoken and Turkey’s Winter Sleep, directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, has won the coveted Palme d’Or. Up the very last minute it was a nail-biter, with the Dardennes Two Days, One Night and Naomi Kawase’s Still the Water also in the running. The Dardennes, previous two-time winners of the Palme were ...

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Cannes 2014 Predictions: Mommy and Winter’s Sleep Top Predix

It’s almost time for the 67th Cannes Film Festival to wrap up and give out its awards so you know what that means…Awardswatch predictions! Despite a slightly shortened festival, the buzz this year has been very high and many films. And, as with every year, some headscratchers as to why certain things made it into competition (The Search, Captives) and ...

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‘Magic in the Moonlight’ gets a trailer

Woody Allen’s new film, Magic in the Moonlight, about a famous English actor (Oscar winner Colin Firth, The King’s Speech) out to debunk an infamous medium (Emma Stone, the upcoming Birdman), drops its first trailer and it’s lovely. Going back to the era and country that brought him so much success in Midnight in Paris, Magic finds itself in the ...

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2014 Tony Nominations: Hedwig in; Bridges and Michelle Williams Snubbed

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder and the revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch starring Emmy winner and previous Tony host Neil Patrick Harris led the 2014 Tony nominations this morning with 10 and 8 apiece, respectively. 6-time Emmy winner and Tony winner Tyne Daly and 5-time Tony winner Audra Macdonald return to compete against each in for ...

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67th Cannes Film Festival Complete Jury Revealed

The complete Cannes Film Festival jury was revealed this morning and the group is as eclectic as its been in many years. Previous Cannes winners will sit alongside respected filmmakers and actors in what could be a divisive and exciting amount of deliberation come awards time. The list: Jane CAMPION – President Carole BOUQUET – French actress Sofia COPPOLA – ...

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Cannes Film Festival Director’s Fortnight Lineup Announced

Two Sundance films are making their way to the south of France next month; Jim Mickle’s Cold in July and Damian Chazelle’s Whiplash. The two films will compete in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs during the festival and are eligible for the coveted Caméra d’Or prize. Created in 1978 to encourage greater recognition of young filmmakers, the Caméra d’Or is awarded to the ...

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’ Gets a Trailer

Oscar hopeful Jersey Boys from director Clint Eastwood gets it first trailer and boy is it bland. Getting the jump on the James Brown biopic, Jersey Boys opens June 14th. Based on the Tony-winning Broadway musical of the same name, the story chronicles the creation of The Four Seasons and the unusual sound of Frankie Valli. The film employs characters talking directly ...

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67th Cannes Film Festival Lineup Revealed

France and Canada will battle it out at the 67th Cannes Film Festival this May with both countries getting heavy representation in the Competition slate this year. Atom Egoyan’s The Captive, David Cronenberg’s Map to the Stars and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will represent Canada, with Jean-Luc Godard’s 3D Goodbye to Language, Michel Hazanavicius’s The Search, Olivier Assayas’s Clouds of Sils ...

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