Cannes Film Festival Archives

Linda Manz, Days of Heaven and Out of the Blue Star, passes Away
The movie ran in competition at the Cannes Film Festival and has maintained a cult reputation in Europe and the UK as one of the truly Punk movies. Manz dropped out of acting after Out of the Blue until Harmony Korine coaxed her back to appear in the odd, surreal Gummo in 1997 to play the[...]
Willem Dafoe Stars In Tommaso, Check Out The Trailer Now
The surreal drama had its debut at last years Cannes Film Festival, Tommaso tells the story of a man trying to hold onto his sobriety while his life spins out of control down darker and darker paths Reviews have been pretty positive so far for the film, calling it one of Ferrara's most personal and[...]
Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods hits Netflix in June.
He was also just selected as the first black president of the Cannes Film Festival jury, although we do not know when the festival may take place and in what form this year. One thing is for sure; Da 5 Bloods has a lot of buzz One thing everyone respects about Lee is his ability to[...]
“Out of the Blue”: Kickstarter to Restore Dennis Hopper’s Cult Classic in 4K
He rewrote the entire screenplay over the weekend and started shooting on Monday. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/elizabethkarr/save-dennis-hoppers-out-of-the-blue Hopper turned what was meant to be an after school special TV movie into a bleak, nihilistic drama that lost its certification as a Canadian movie and set producers and financiers at odds.  When the movie premiered in the Cannes Film Festival in[...]
[Cannes] ‘Kung Fury 2’ Sets Production Date After Landing Major Investor
Sandberg plans to reprise his role as Kung Fury. https://youtu.be/ZTidn2dBYbYVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: David Hasselhoff – True Survivor (from "Kung Fury") [Official Video] (https://youtu.be/ZTidn2dBYbY) Creasun Entertainment USA, ran by Ma and George Acogny, took a majority stake in the film and serve as co-producers, according to the Hollywood Reporter at the Cannes Film[...]
[Cannes] Zach Braff Joins All-Star Cast in ‘The Comeback Trail’
Zach Braff will join quite the company of seasoned actors signing on to the George Gallo written-and-directed action-comedy The Comeback Trail. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com The former Scrubs star joins Hollywood legends with over 150 years combined on screen in Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, and Morgan Freeman in the film for Storyboard Media,[...]
At Long Last, Terry Gilliam Has Screened "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote"
Closing out the famed Cannes Film Festival Saturday night, the gathered audience treated the 77 year old filmmaker to a standing ovation last almost 15 minutes long.  Why you ask? Because he's finally completed his quest. We're not kidding when we say almost 30 years, as this seemingly impossible dream of Gilliam's began life back in[...]
Terry Gilliam Says He Didn't Have a Stroke, It Was a Perforated Artery
Let us first say how glad we are the medical issues Terry Gilliam was suffering from last week have worked themselves out in a non-deadly way. Terry Gilliam attends a screening of 'Julieta' at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2016 in Cannes, France.Photo by Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com Early reports[...]
With film premieres comes red carpets and fancy dresses but Thandie Newton's Star Wars gown for the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story is out of this world. Zoomed out, it looks like a silk print gown with reds, yellows, and blues.  In fact it's Vivienne Westwood Couture, one of their "Absence of Rose" prints[...]
Updates on Terry Gilliam, Cannes Decision, and More
He was taken ill over the weekend, in part due to the stress around the movie, but he is now recovering well in London and will be in Cannes for the film's premiere on Saturday." This is great news, as we were really concerned for Gilliam's health, and this at least is less troubling than a[...]
Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves ARE Returning as Bill & Ted for 3rd Film
With Cannes Film Festival happening in France for the next two weeks, expect a wash of information to come in about upcoming films, picture deals, and news One of the most nostalgically awesome (and long-rumored) tidbits happened this morning, with word coming that both Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves are indeed reprising their roles as Ted "Theodore" Logan and[...]