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FAIR GAME, 127 HOURS OPEN STRONG

November 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Opening in limited release, Doug Liman’s Fair Game, starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, performed reasonably well, averaging about $15,200 in each of the 46 theaters where it was screened. The political drama, which made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival last May, is being rolled out cautiously by the studio, in the hope […]

“FAIR GAME” OUTED AT CANNES

May 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fair Game, the latest Hollywood film to deal with the Iraq war, was greeted with prolonged applause when it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival today (Thursday) as the only U.S. entry in the competition for the festival’s top Palme d’Or award. Starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, it tells the story of the illegal […]

NEW U.K. FILM ADDED TO CANNES LINE-UP

May 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A 19th film has been added to the list of competitors for the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or this year. The festival announced Monday that it is adding British director Ken Loach’s Route Irish, about a couple of soldiers-turned-independent-contractors who fall in love with the same woman in Iraq. Although it is rare for a […]

CANNES LINEUP ANNOUNCED

April 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

British director Mike Leigh, who has already won the Cannes Film Festival’s top Palme d’Or award twice, will be going for his third win this year with the announcement that his new film, Another Year, has been selected for the competition. At a press conference in Paris today, festival director Thierry Frémaux announced the 63rd […]