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2018 Cannes: Asghar Farhadi’s ‘Everybody Knows’ with Oscar winners Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem will open 71st Cannes Film Festival

This year’s forthcoming Festival de Cannes will open with a screening of Asghar Farhadi’s new film Everybody Knows (Todos Lo Saben) in Competition at the Grand Théâtre Lumière in the Palais des Festivals on Tuesday 8 May. Asghar Farhadi’s 8th feature film, shot entirely in Spanish on the Iberian Peninsula, charts the story of Laura, who lives with her husband and children in Buenos ...

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Oscar-Snubbed ‘120 BPM’ Tops France’s Cesar Awards Nominations with 13

The 43rd Cesar Awards (the Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences), France’s answer to the Oscars, announced its nominations today and Cannes-winner BPM from Robin Campillo earned a field-best 13 nominations. The film was left off of Oscar Foreign Language Film shortlist last month and received no Oscar nominations. Albert Dupontel’s post-World War I epic See You Up There was next with 12 ...

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First Presenters Announced for the 2018 Golden Globes

Isabelle Huppert is set to return to the Golden Globe stage, this time as a presenter. Huppert won Best Actress – Drama last year for Elle and then was Oscar-nominated. Emma Stone went on to win the Academy Award. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who was a surprise winner in Supporting Actor here last year for Nocturnal Animals, will also be presenting. No ...

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Oscar Profile: Murder on the Orient Express

“If there was a murder, then there was a murderer. The murderer is with us — and every one of you is a suspect.” Murder on the Orient Express 20th Century Fox – 11/10 Dir: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Tom Bateman, Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom, Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy ...

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Awardswatch’s Best Actress Nominee Rankings – 2000s Edition

As promised, after yesterday’s Best Actor nominee rankings comes everyone’s true favorite, Best Actress. And again, some surprising results are in store. Where will Meryl Streep’s many performances land? Or Kate Winslet? Or Judi Dench? Prepare yourself. Wigs will be snatched. Faves will be slayed. Here are the hints: 1. Two performances received no votes. 2. One actress has two of her ...

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Ridley Scott: Can He Get His Awards Mojo Back?

The Counselor appears to be one of the first big box office and critical casualties of awards season. Currently sitting at 35 % on Rotten Tomatoes and 49 on metacritic, with a tepid 8 million dollar opening weekend in North America, to call it a critical and commercial bomb would probably be understating matters. While this isn’t quite a disaster on the ...

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Review: The Counselor (Ridley Scott, 2013)

I had read Cormac McCarthy’s script for The Counselor earlier this year. Like you will no doubt hear in other reviews of the film itself, it’s not a story that is easy to follow. And I have to agree. Sometimes, one may foolishly wonder if the screenwriter himself may know what’s going on. But it was an intoxicating, albeit dense ...

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