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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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Room, Toni Erdmann, Julieta on 2016 European Film Awards Consideration List

50 films have been selected for consideration at the 29th European Film Awards, including Oscar winner Room (representing Ireland and starring Best Actress Brie Larson) and 2016 Cannes Palme D’or winner I, Daniel Blake from Ken Loach and Graduation, from Best Director winner Cristian Mungiu. A handful of other Cannes entries made the list, including Sieranevada from Cristi Puiu, Toni Erdmann from ...

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