Cannes 2014 Preview: The Official Competition

So far we've looked at the films playing in the various sidebars and co-selections, but today is the big day, today kicks off the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival, and we're going to mark it with a look at... More »
By Ben Croll   
  

Watch The Trailer For Cannes Selection THE TRIBE

If the above publicity still for Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's Critic's Week selection The Tribe doesn't catch your attention, how about this: The film plays out entirely in sign language and, if the trailer is to be believed, it does so without... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Cannes 2014 Preview: Un Certain Regard and Midnight Screenings

Twitch's Cannes coverage continues, today with a look at our most anticipated films in the Un Certain Regard banner, and throwing in two midnight screenings as well. The Un Certain Regard section was created in 1978, in part to give some... More »
By Ben Croll   
  

Cannes 2014 Preview: Critics' Week and Directors' Fortnight

Pull your tuxedos out of storage, boys and girls, because it's that time of year again! Yup, those feverish ten days where the international arthouse's biggest names mingle on the French Riviera with harried paparazzi looking for the perfect shot,... More »
By Ben Croll   
  

THE ROVER: New Clip From David Michod's Thriller

David Michod's thriller The Rover made it onto our list of hotly anticipated films for 2014 for good reason. Michod had already made an impression on us with Animal Kingdom. Then he added stalwart actor Guy Pearce to the mix.... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

PHANTASMAGORIA: Exclusive First Look At Horror Anthology Teaser

We have your first look at the first teaser for the Franco-Italo horror anthology Phantasmagoria. And it really is just a tease but it quickly projects a sense of growing tension and fear. I would like to see more. Three directors,... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

NIGHTLIGHT: Synchronicity Picks Up International Rights For Supernatural Thriller

Synchronicity Entertainment, a division of The Solution Entertainment Group, has picked up international rights to the supernatural thriller Nightlight. The film will make its market premiere at the Cannes Film Market. Lionsgate already has the US rights.Five friends venture into the... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

THE DROWNSMAN: Watch The First Trailer For Supernatural Slasher

The first trailer for supernatural slasher flick The Drownsman is upon us. You will have to put on some Wellies because it is a moist affair. After almost drowning in a lake, Madison finds herself bound to a life of fear.... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Levring Goes Danish-Neo-Spaghetti-Western in Trailer for THE SALVATION

Kristian Levring's new feature film The Salvation is headed to Cannes shortly in the Out of Competition section, as part of the Midnight screenings. That last bit suggests there's going to be a fair amount of violence and bloodshed, which... More »
  

Cannes 2014: Raven Banner Will Sell WOLFCOP To The World

If you are looking to sink your fangs into some Canadian horror comedy goodness in the form of a werewolf movie then look further than the lads at Raven Banner Entertainment. They will be handling worldwide sales of the Canuck... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Dafoe, Coppola and Refn to join Campion on Cannes 2014 Jury

With the festival a little more than two weeks away, Cannes has announced the remaining eight members of the jury. This year's jury president, Jane Campion, will be joined by Carole Bouquet, Sofia Coppola, Leila Hatami, Jeon Do-yeon, Willem Dafoe,... More »
  

Mickle, Takahata and du Welz Headline Director's Fortnight Lineup

Sundance hits Whiplash and Cold In July along with Melbourne winner These Final Hours feature prominently in the lineup for this year's Director's Fortnight sidebar in Cannes, a selection that also includes the latest from Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata Isao... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Check The Trailer For Korean POINT BLANK Remake THE TARGET

An official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, where it will screen in an out of competition slot, single named Korean helmer Chang remakes Fred Cavaye's French action flick Point Blank with The Target.Once a skilled mercenary, Yeo-hoon now leads... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Arnby's WHEN ANIMALS DREAM Anchors Critics Week Lineup

The normally arthouse Critics Weeks lineup at this year's Cannes Film Festival is getting a little bit bloody with the inclusion of Jonas Alexander Arnby's Danish werewolf picture When Animals Dream and David Robert Mitchell's coming of age creature story... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The U.S. Trailer For Palme d'Or Winning BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

The big winner at Cannes this past spring was Blue Is The Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche's screen adaptation of the graphic novel Blue Angel. A coming-of-ager that got quite a bit of initial attention for its graphic sex scenes between... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Review: THE LUNCHBOX Is An Exquisite Ode To Love And Longing

Dabba (The Lunchbox) by Ritesh Batra is an exquisite, bittersweet ode to love and longing from India, that makes your heart sing. A debut feature that screened at the Cannes Film Festival, it won the Grand Rail d'Or Award in... More »
  

Cannes 2013: Twitch Says Au Revoir with All Our Reviews and Top Picks

It's always a melancholy feeling saying farewell to another year of the Cannes Film Festival wraps up for another year. It was a particularly excellent year for films on the Croisette and you'll be reading plenty more about them... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Cannes 2013 Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS - Colorful Characters, Folk Music, And Saving Cats

Winners of numerous screenwriting awards including two Oscars, it's difficult to think of many filmmakers more adept at their craft than Joel and Ethan Coen. So it comes as a bit of a surprise when, in the first act... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Cannes 2013 Review: Asghar Farhadi's THE PAST Is An Intense, Mesmerizing Excavation Of Secrets And Lies

Those who saw Asghar Farhadi's previous film A Separation already know that though the Iranian filmmaker specializes in two-plus hour family dramas, his movies are as intense and absorbing as any thriller out there. Like the aforementioned film, The Past... More »
By Brian Clark   
  

Cannes 2013 Review: Jean-Luc Godard Does 3-D In THE THREE DISASTERS, And No, James Cameron Will Not Be Spared

"The digital medium is a dictatorship," intones Jean-Luc Godard as images flash over text, which flashes over more images, ultimately demonstrating how, ironically, 3-D is actually the perfectly-suited to Godard's recent information-overload collage-style filmmaking. But just because the enfant-terrible-turned-bitter-recluse is... More »
By Brian Clark   
  
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