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BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD TAKES TOP PRIZE AT SUNDANCE

January 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Benh Zeitlin’s critically applauded Beasts of the Southern Wild has won the top Grand Jury Prize for drama at the Sundance Film Festival. The fantasy/reality film, picked up by Fox Searchlight for a reported $2 million, had been favored to win following adulatory reviews by many critics attending the festival, several of whom used the […]

WOODY’S CANNES OPENER DELIGHTS CROWD

May 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Unlike his contribution to last year’s Cannes Film Festival, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris received a mostly enthusiastic reception from the press when it was screened this morning (Wednesday) in advance of tonight’s official premiere. It could not have been more appropriately tailored for the French festival — […]