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Cannes Unveils ‘Wonderstruck,’ the First Oscar Player of the Festival

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has just kicked off and the new film from Todd Haynes, Wonderstruck, was first out of the gate and gives us the festival’s first Oscar player. The first reviews and reactions were overall positive, if not the glowing and rapturous reviews that greeted Haynes’ Carol two years ago. But, as we saw, the best of ...

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FIRST LOOK: Here is the first clip of ‘Wonderstruck’

The first look at Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck is here and it’s beautiful. As two boys (Oakes Fegley and Jaden Michael) run through the New York Museum of Natural History (1977 and in color), we cut back to 50 years ago with Millicent Simmonds perusing the same museum. With gorgeous cinematography by Haynes stalwarts Ed Lachman and music by Carter Burwell, it’s ...

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Oscar Profile: The Beguiled

The Beguiled Focus Features – limited 6/23, wider 6/30 Dir: Sofia Coppola Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell What It’s About: Based on the novel by Thomas Cullinan and previously made into a film by Clint Eastwood, Oscar-winner Sofia Coppola adapts this post-Civil War western/thriller about a house of sheltered women (led by Oscar winner Nicole Kidman) ...

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Loving, Manchester by the Sea, Things to Come and Elle Set for MVFF39

Some heavy hitters from the Sundance, Berlinale and Cannes Film Festivals are set to highlight the 39th Mill Valley Film Festival as early announcements were made confirming Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, Mia Hansen Løve‘s Silver Bear winner Things to Come and Ken Loach’s Palme D’Or winner I, Daniel Blake all hitting the Northern California film fest. As with the Toronto ...

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