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NEW IN THEATRES: The Funny and the Nottie

Man, I need to catch up on my theatrical viewings. There is another batch of great films that I’m dying to see this weekend, including a fascinating documentary, a Cannes-favorite horror film, and a commercial comedy from one of the best. Here are the Theatrical Picks of the Week for July 31st, 2009: 1) Funny […]

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Word Comes in On U.S. Releases of Cannes Favorites

Variety has reported that Sony Pictures Classics will release Palme d’Or winner The White Ribbon in the U.S. on Christmas Day in New York and L.A. I’m assuming it will get a limited release the week after. It joins the wide releases Sherlock Holmes (meh) and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel (ouch). In other […]

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Cannes Day 8 – ‘Basterds’ and ‘Wild Grass’

As I mentioned earlier the reviews of Inglourious Basterds came in mixed, but mostly positive. The other film that screened today was Wild Grass, which also had a mostly positive response. Screenings and Reviews: The press conference for Basterds seems like it was nothing but laughs and fun. Brad Pitt joked about how he got […]

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Cannes Day Three – Bright Stars

Another day, another two competition films screened. Today it was Jane Campion’s Bright Star and Park Chan-wook’s Thirst. There were also several out-of-competition or previews of films that have been buzzed about in the south of France. Screenings and Reviews: Critics are calling Jane Campion’s Bright Star a satisfying return to form for Jane Campion. […]

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