Film Festivals

Cannes Film Festival Review: ‘Carol’

Carol

The love that dare not speak its name is explored with wonderful sensitivity by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in Carol, the latest period drama by acclaimed director Todd Haynes. Based on the 1952 novel The Price of Salt by ...

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Cannes Film Festival Review: ‘Amy’

Amy Winehouse

Asif Kapadia does a superb job of capturing Amy Winehouse’s raw talent, her highs and lows, and triumphs and tragedies in this beautifully crafted documentary. The BAFTA Award-winning director expertly weaves together more than a decade’s worth of personal videos and ...

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Cannes Film Festival Review: ‘Tale Of Tales’

Tale of Tales

Early on in Tale of Tales, Salma Hayek’s pearl adorned queen eats the giant, bloody heart of a sea monster, which was killed by her late husband, in an effort to become pregnant and produce an heir. Yes, this scene is ...

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Xavier Dolan To Mentor Aspiring Filmmakers In New Competition

Xavier Dolan

68th Cannes Film Festival jury member Xavier Dolan found time in his packed schedule to announce the launch of a new competition to help guide and nurture aspiring filmmakers. The 26-year-old wunderkind unveiled ‘Be True to Your Pleasure’ with Magnum’s digital ...

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Movie Adverts Dominate Cannes

Hunger Games advertising

During the two weeks when the world’s media and film industry bigwigs descend on Cannes, the seaside town becomes one giant advertising space for cinema. Massive posters and billboards hang along La Croisette and even adorn the exteriors of luxury 5* ...

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Cannes Jury Members On Their Roles

Cannes 2015 poster

The world’s biggest and glitziest film festival commenced in Cannes today. For the next 10 days, the French Riviera town will be a hive of activity, pulling in hundreds of journalists, actors, directors, producers, buyers and distributors. But for many ...

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Full Cannes Film Festival Jury Announced

Sienna Miller

The entertainment industry figures joining Joel and Ethan Coen on the judging panel at the 68th Cannes Film Festival have been announced. Sienna Miller, Jake Gyllenhaal, Guillermo del Toro, Sophie Marceau, Rossy de Palma, Xavier Dolan and Rokia Traore make ...

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68th Cannes Film Festival Line-Up Revealed

Cannes

It is billed as the world’s most glamorous and star-studded festival, and with good reason. The line-up of the 68th Cannes Film Festival was announced today and the A-list talent due to attend rivals the Oscars! After much speculation, the ...

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Toronto International Film Festival adds a Television Programme for 2015

TIFF graphic

For the last couple of years, the Toronto International Film Festival has tried to separate itself from its very close neighbours, in particular the Venice and Telluride film festivals, which occur just prior to the Canadian fest.  Today, TIFF announced ...

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Celebrate British Film Trivia With American Express

LFF American Express

London is all set for the 58th BFI London Film Festival, welcoming some of the film industry’s most notable names and hosting a wonderful line-up of phenomenal movies. To celebrate the upcoming festival, we’ve teamed up with American Express, and ...

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