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Wolf Creek is definitely in the realm of indie-horror properties, but for being a niche title, it looks like there's still some steam left in the franchise after all. Wolf Creek 3 – Photo Credit: Altitude Film Sales First reported by Variety, we learned that Altitude Film Sales has acquired worldwide sales rights (with the exception of[...]
Southland Tales "Cannes Cut" Coming To Blu-ray From Arrow Jan. 25th
One of the most underrated, eerily prophetic, and divisive cult-classics is getting a new shot at life, with the original version of Southland Tales finally getting an official re-release.It was recently announced that Southland Tales would be getting a new Blu-ray transfer, with 15 minutes of new scenes, tons of new content, and the infamous[...]
Lily James, 'Cinderella' press conference, 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 13, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Editorial credit: magicinfoto / Shutterstock.com
Another Virtual Cannes Film Festival Film announcement to keep an eye on- Lily James has signed on to star as a bank robber in the new film Peggy Jo The film will focus on Peggy Jo, a bank robber who performs her heists while dressed as a man They are saying to think "Bonnie &[...]
Actor Steven Soderbergh poses at photocall during the 68th Venice Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice, September 3, 2011 in Venice, Italy. Editorial credit: Massimiliano Marino / Shutterstock.com
It won the Palme d'Or at Cannes that year, the highest honor at the festival The film starred James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo, Steven Brill, and Ron Vawter Soderbergh wrote the original screenplay in only eight days, and in the process, helped usher in a revolution in independent cinema Sex, Lies,[...]
No Awards for Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' At Cannes
As the Cannes International Film Festival draws to a close in 2019, prizes for top honors in the various categories of best directing, acting, screenplay and more across feature-length and short entrants were given out, and there was a surprising outcome. The Golden Lion Award from Cannes Film FestivalPhoto by Nattapat.J / Shutterstock.com Quinten Tarantino's 9th film,[...]
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[...]
Terry Gilliam during the 72th Venice Film Festival 2015 in Venice, Italy
The finish line is in site, with the Paris District Court announcing on whether or not the film can screen at Cannes on May 19th Gilliam was expected to appear, but for obvious reasons, was unable to. Former Quixote producer Paulo Branco, who's claimed ownership of the film's rights since 2016, had filed to prevent the film from[...]
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[...]
'The Hitman's Bodyguard' Sequel 'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' Happening
Jackson in The Hitman's Bodyguard was announced? Just me? Okay, fine then, maybe you won't care so much about this tidbit of information coming from Millennium Films at Cannes. Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, and Samuel L JacksonPhoto courtesy of Lionsgate The Hollywood Reporter says there are posters for The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard are up around the famous Film Festival in France,[...]
After 'Aladdin'- Guy Ritchie Returns to His Roots With 'Toff Guys'
He'll be shopping it around during Cannes Film Festival, sort of the breading grounds for studios to find projects and for filmmakers to get the distribution needed for audiences to see the flicks. Reportedly (per Deadline's comments) the film is: "set at the intersection of Sexy Beast and Downton Abbey, and follows a very English drug lord attempting to[...]
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According to a recent report, Netflix almost purchased the Landmark Theaters chain in order to (theoretically) screen their original content and (possibly) get around some film festival and award show rules about digital content being included. Credit: Netflix The report in question is from the Los Angeles Times, claiming a source informed them the deal didn't happen[...]
Vive la Netflix, Lesnar as Hogan 2.0, Atwood Talks Terrorists, Broad City Ends, and Cusack's Low 'Fidelity' [The Weekly Static s01e35]
Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 35? Apparently John Cusack's Not a Huge Fan of Disney's High Fidelity Series Netflix Says Au Revoir to Cannes Film Festival Following Rule Change 'Handmaids Tale' Author Margaret Atwood Talks Star Wars and Terrorists Broad City Creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson Announce End to Series, Sign Development Deal with Comedy Central Martin Scorsese to Direct[...]
netflix
Streaming service and studio giant Netflix has said "au revoir" to Cannes Film Festival following a rule change the famed cinematic event announced in 2017 Specifically, films without theatrical releases in France are banned from being included in competition at the festival. The rule was bent in 2017 for Netflix's films Ojka and The Meyerowitz Stories, even though[...]
'Amour' Director Michael Haneke Developing Futuristic Drama Series
Earning two Oscar nominations for The White Ribbon, Haneke would become one of the only directors to have won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or award for two consecutive features: The White Ribbon and Amour French language film Amour would receive five Oscar nominations (including Best Picture), and go on to win an Academy Award,[...]
Clint Eastwood, Still Unforgiven?
Clint Eastwood was at Cannes this weekend to help present the restored edition of Unforgiven on that film's 25th anniversary He was interviewed for an hour-long 'master class' on film while he was there, which has been widely quoted for the 'politically correct' commentary as he was talking about Dirty Harry Despite an impressive list[...]
Cannes Jury Announced – Welcome To Miami
The 2017 Cannes Jury has been announced and it has both words and letters in it that mention the names of people. //Source //c RR Being an esteemed executive producer that has taken a short film to said festival, I thought it best that this news come from me Here's the Cannes announcement: Under the presidency of the Spanish[...]
Cannes 2013: The Immigrant Is Slow And Emotionless
Peter Willis writes for Bleeding Cool. In what was my final full day at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, I was up early for the hotly anticipated James Gray period drama, The Immigrant. Upon arriving at the shores of Manhattan in the 1920's, Polish immigrant Ewa, played by Marion Cotillard, is separated from her sister, Magda, who[...]
Cannes 2013: Only God Forgives Is A Stylistic Bore But All Is Lost Saves The Day
This year, the Danish director returned to the Cannes once more to compete for the Palme d'Or with Only God Forgives, another collaboration with Ryan Gosling. Many who turned up for this morning's 8.30am screening were expecting something special Prior to the curtain rolling back there was a tangible sense of anticipation in the air[...]
Cannes 2013: Borgman Is Devilishly Intriguing And Malicious
Peter Willis writes for Bleeding Cool. Borgman arrived at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival this morning as the first Dutch contender for the Palme d'Or in 38 years And, though unlikely to walk away with any of the top honours, it will no doubt be one of the most talked movies of the festival – if[...]
Saturday Trending Topics: Zombie Ass
After reading Hanna Shaw-Williams' roundup of the most ridiculous movie posters at Cannes this year, I couldn't resist looking up the trailer for Zombie Ass It does not disappoint: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNzduf6vWcA[/youtube] Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Cosplay Round-Up: Phoenix Comicon, Day Two  It's the second day of cosplay fun at Phoenix Comicon! The number of folks in costume was a bit[...]
Cannes Report: Dracula 3D Is Ludicrous Fun, The Sapphires A Hidden Gem
Peter Willis writes for Bleeding Cool. Not many movies shown at Cannes can claim to have as high a walkout rate as Dario Argento achieved at this afternoon's screening of his Dracula 3D At one point it actually became a distraction, though it wasn't a completely unwelcome one It added to the experience, somewhat, as did[...]
Cannes Report: Lawless With Hardy And LaBeouf Is Violent But Stunning
Peter Willis is our man in Cannes He is the co-owner of WhatCulture and will bringing you daily coverage of the 65th Cannes Film Festival You will find him occasionally tweeting@peter_willis. It seems like Lawless might be a bit of a marmite affair As with Drive 12 months ago, it's dividing critics right down the line[...]
Chris Ware Designs Poster For Uncle Boonmee
It won the Palme d'Or at Cannes And now the movie winner Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, based on Apichatpong Weerasethakul's original ghost story incorporating princess-on-catfish action ha been interpreted in poster form by Acme Novelty Library's Chris Ware The film is out in New York on March 2nd. Via Vulture. It won the[...]