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WITH 7 GOLDEN GLOBE NODS, LINCOLN BECOMES OSCAR FRONTRUNNER

December 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln continued to pile up the awards nominations today (Thursday), picking up seven Golden Globes nods — more than any other film of 2012. Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Ben Affleck’s Argo tied for second place with five nominations each. All three films received best film nominations in the drama category as did […]

THEATERS PACKED FOR DEBUT OF WOODY ALLEN’S TO ROME WITH LOVE

June 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It didn’t quite rise to the heights of last year’s Midnight in Paris, which earned nearly $100,000 per theater on its opening weekend, but Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love produced the best per-theater average of any film so far this year — $76,000, for a total of $379,000 from ticket sales in three theaters […]

CANNES OPENER CHARMS CRITICS

May 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

At a time when the major studios seem to be vying to produce the most expensive and gigantic blockbusters in history, a slight, charming film about a pair of tweens discovering first love appeared to captivate critics as it opened the Cannes Film Festival today (Wednesday). At a news conference, the stars of Wes Anderson’s […]

WES ANDERSON TO BE CANNES OPENER ON WEDNESDAY

May 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

They’re (literally) rolling out the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Beginning tomorrow (Wednesday), it will be tread on by the likes of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Kristen Stewart, among others. The festival kicks off with a screening of Focus Features’ […]

MADAGASCAR 3 ANIMALS TO LIVEN UP CANNES

March 15, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is wanted at the Cannes Film Festival. The DreamWorks Animation film is being given its world premiere at the festival in May, out of competition, although a specific date was not included in the announcement. The film is due for release in the U.S. on June 8. It is only […]

CANNES SELECTS U.S. FILM TO OPEN 2012 FESTIVAL

March 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Cannes Film Festival has selected Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom as its opening film on May 16. The film once again unites Anderson with Bill Murray, who appeared notably in Anderson’s Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and Fantastic Mr. Fox. It also features an impressive cast that includes Edward Norton, […]