Cannes Film Festival Wrap-Up: Week 2, Part 1

REVIEWS Les Amours Imaginaires (Un Certain Regard) Eric Kohn from indieWIRE gives Xavier Dolan's film a mediocre review: A hyperstylized “Jules and Jim” update, Canadian actor-turned-filmmaker prodigy Xavier Dolan’s French language romance “Heartbeats” (“Les Amour…

Of the Day – 04.28.10

Read of the Day: Ten for Monday is back at Antagony & Ecstasy with the Top 10 Zombie Movies. [Antagony & Ecstasy] News of the Day: This should go under a "Terrible News of the…

Cannes 2010 Lineup Previewed

The full Cannes line-up is not set to be revealed until tomorrow morning, but some of the in-competition films have already been revealed. The long awaited 5th narrative film from Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu,…

My Cinematic Thanksgiving – 2009

One of the benefits of having a blog is that it gives me an outlet to rant and rave about goings on in the cinematic world. For every complaint delivered, I try to counter with…

Woody Allen Heads to Rio for Next Film

It's been fun watching the seasoned Woody Allen travel the globe to find the settings (and the funding) for his recent film endeavors. Apart from his 2009 film Whatever Works, all of his last five…

REVIEW: ‘Whatever Works’

Grade: B+ If there were any filmmaker who I would predict to work well into his 90s it would have to be Woody Allen. The tireless auteur has released a new film almost every year…

‘Whatever Works’ Gets a Trailer

EDIT: About 5 minutes after I said I couldn't find an embeddable version, I got an e-mail from CastTV where they have one, so here it is: Whatever Works, one of my most anticipated films…

Leave Woody Allen Alone

The feud between Woody Allen and clothing company "American Apparel" continues to escalate and now the AP reports that Allen is trying to block the company's attempt to call Mia Farrow and her former adopted…