Friday, December 6, 2019

YOUTUBE YANKS CONTROVERSIAL DAVID BOWIE VIDEO

May 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Internet is often thought of as an anarchic medium where content can be created and presented without restriction. That may well be the way David Bowie viewed it — before his latest music video, “The Next Day,” which also features Marion Cotillard and Gary Oldman, was yanked off YouTube on Wednesday. Bowie fans found […]

RUST AND BONE MAKES STRONG DEBUT AT CANNES

May 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The second day of the Cannes film festival opened with a press screening of yet another strong entry in the 65th annual competition for the top Palme d”Or award, director Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone, starring Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts. Closing credits were greeted with sustained applause by the audience. The film, about a […]

CANNES LINE-UP UNVEILED

April 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Some familiar figures will be returning to the Cannes Film Festival next month. Among the filmmakers whose works have been selected for the competition are Jacques Audiard, Ken Loach, Michael Haneke, Walter Salles, Leos Carax, David Cronenberg, Thomas Vinterberg, Lee Daniels and Wes Anderson. Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom has also been selected as the opening-night film. […]

WOODY ALLEN FILM TO OPEN CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

February 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Calling it “a wonderful love letter to Paris,” Cannes Film Festival Director Thierry Fremaux announced today (Wednesday) that Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris will open the 64th edition of the festival on May 11. The romantic comedy stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, and Carla Bruni, the wife of French […]

MORE CLUES IN INCEPTION MUSIC, COMPOSER SAYS

July 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s more than meets the eye in Christopher Nolan’s Inception (as if that weren’t enough). Now, a short YouTube video has gone viral prodding moviegoers who return to the theater to pay attention with their ears as well. The video reveals that Hans Zimmer, who created the soundtrack for the movie, employed a slowed-down version […]