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Cannes Review: Mads Mikkelsen burns up the screen in icy ‘Arctic’

Survival films can go either way: they can be engaging viewing experiences that expand their scope beyond their basic premise or can be slogs that never rise above the level of average survival stories. ARCTIC falls somewhere in between: it doesn’t fully engage compared to better survival films but doesn’t fall completely flat either. But watching the film, we couldn’t ...

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A luminous Saoirse Ronan in the first trailer for ‘On Chesil Beach’

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, On Chesil Beach centers on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962 (three-time Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan, Dunkirk‘s Billy Howle). Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding ...

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First trailer for BREATHE, starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy

In his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin Cavendish (Academy Award® nominee, Andrew Garfield) and his wife Diana (Golden Globe Winner, Claire Foy), an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is ...

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Trailer for ‘Denial,’ starring Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall

A new player in this Oscar race has emerged; from Participant Media, BBC Films and Bleecker Street comes the the trailer for the Mick Jackson film Denial. It stars Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener), Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom, Michael Clayton) and Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner). The film, which is based on a true ...

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Cannes 2016 Distribution Watch: What’s Been Picked Up

Sometimes it seems that for all of the prestige and pageantry of the Cannes Film Festival most American audiences will never see a majority of the films in competition and their interest in a festival that feels so exclusive and elusive can often make them look for the next superhero movie at their multiplex rather than the upcoming Assayas. Well, this ...

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