Cannes Film Festival

Cate Blanchett, “You Don’t Have To Be A Lesbian To Play A Lesbian” “It’s Called Acting”

Cate Blanchett, “You Don’t Have To Be A Lesbian To Play A Lesbian” “It’s Called Acting”

Cate Blanchett denied on Sunday a report she’d had affairs with women as the Cannes Film Festival swooned over her portrayal of a wealthy married woman who falls in love with an ambitious New York shopgirl in director Todd Haynes’s “Carol”. The film, which has won rave reviews from critics and audiences, shows Blanchett’s title […]

“Winter Sleep” Awarded Cannes Palme d’Or

The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama “Winter Sleep” was awarded the Palme d’Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festival’s top honor on an intimate, wintery epic set on Turkey’s Anatolian steppe. Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan accepted the award, handed out by Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman at the French Riviera festival. In his speech, Ceylan […]

Ryan Gosling Directorial Debut, lost in a river of metaphors

Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling burned up the screen at the Cannes film festival with his directorial debut on Tuesday, but critics’ reaction was reminiscent of the filling of a barf bag. Gosling’s “Lost River”, premiered at Cannes on Tuesday night, includes images of blazing buildings that should have included the film negatives. But early comments […]

Katzenberg Says “We roll big here” At Cannes

Sitting on the terrace of the Carlton Hotel on the Cannes coastline, Jeffery Katzenberg gazes out at the teeming Croisette. It’s familiar territory. “We roll big here,” he says. “We’ve been doing this a long time.” Katzenberg has been a Cannes Film Festival regular for two decades. He’s frequently premiered DreamWorks’ summer releases here, held […]

Has Bollywood Danced and Sang away Its Future?

The brilliant actor Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire ) has criticized Bollywood for a lack of creativity, which he says is stifling the industry . “I think the songs are being used unimaginatively,” he told the press. “Earlier, in the 50s and 60s, we had our own unique language and the songs were used in a […]

Film “Grace of Monaco” delayed until 2014

This just in Cinema fans, the release date for Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman’s latest completed film project, “Grace of Monaco“,  has been pushed back until 2014 by The Weinstein Co. The film depicts Kidman as the Hollywood Movie Star Grace Kelly turned Royal Princess during a crisis in her marriage to Prince Rainier III. The November […]