Okay, finally...wait, what? The 2012 Cannes Film Festival selections were announced early this morning. Too early for me to be Johnny-on-the-spot in LA. Leave me alone. I'd crashed at 1:15 am, and I like to get six hours. But a text message alarm woke me at 4-something, and so I read the rundown selections in the dark on the iPhone.
Watch: Cannes Winner 'Force Majeure' Trailer is Beautifully Baffling
Magnolia Pictures has released a trailer for Swedish film director Ruben Ostlund's fourth feature film, "Force Majeure," which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival back in May and subsequently garnered Ostlund the prestigious Un Certain Regard Jury Prize. The film centers on a Swedish family that nearly gets killed by an avalanche during their vacation in the French alps. In the immediate ...
2014 Cannes Film Festival Official Lineup
“The Captive” (Atom Egoyan, Canada) Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman and Rosario Dawson star in this abduction thriller, Egoyan’s sixth competition entry; the Canadian helmer won the Grand Prix for 1997’s “The Sweet Hereafter.” (Sales: eOne ...
Cannes 2014: Most Canadian Movies Ever in Official Lineup
The Canadian film industry has a lot to be proud of: for the first time ever, three Canadian films will be competing for the 2014 Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. David Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars," Atom Egoyan's "The Captive," and Xavier Dolan ...