Kidman, Ramsay, and Ang Lee Assemble for 2013…

[caption id="attachment_19264" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Kidman at last year's festival for 'The Paperboy'.[/caption] Cannes artistic leader Thierry Fremaux just keeps making all the right decisions, or at least very few that would seem wrong. Following last…

Beyond the Hills

REVIEW: ‘Beyond the Hills’ (2012)

Grade: B- Cristian Mungiu's first film, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, & 2 Days, has a lot to live up to. It's not very often a debut wins the Palme d'Or at Cannes while sweeping international…

'Amour' (2012) Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Finalists, Shortlist, Michael Haneke, Austria

Cannes Film Festival 2012 Award Winners: Palme d’Or,…

[caption id="attachment_13151" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Image from Michael Haneke's 'Amour,' winner of the Palme d'Or"][/caption] While most Americans are spending the long Memorial Day weekend enjoying the Spring weather, movie nerds like myself are glued to…

10 Cannes 2012 Movies to Look Forward to

All eyes will be on Cannes next month as movie geeks and award pundits try to speculate which films will strike Oscar gold. Three Best Picture nominees - The Artist, Midnight in Paris and Tree…

Official Cannes 2012 Line-Up Features a Few Potential…

[caption id="attachment_12676" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Image from Jacques Audiard's 'Rust and Bone'"][/caption] Once again the Cannes Film Festival has announced a line-up that could make any film buff salivate. Several of today's most revered auteurs are…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: March 2012

With awards, Sundance, and all of the other activity taking place during the first two months of the year, it is hard for any January or February releases to gain any traction. Most of the…