Once Upon a Time….. in Hollywood: Tarantino’s Love Letter to Hollywood of Yesteryear

Tarantino’s ninth feature, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, is a brazenly entertaining, supremely acted, playfully self-reflexive, deeply personal movie. As such, it serves as the director’s love letter to the film industry–and to Los Angeles itself–at a crucial time, when major changes were about to take place in and out tinsel town.

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Operation Mincemeat, WWII Drama, Starring Colin Firth

Operation Mincemeat, World War II drama, starring Oscar winner Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), has sold out international territories at this year’s Cannes Film Fest.

Reds (1981): Warren Beatty’s Lavish Epic, Starring Diane Keaton, Himself, Jack Nicholson

In 1981, the British sports melodrama “Chariots of Fire,” was the surprise winner of the Best Picture Oscar, with seven nominations and four awards. Warren Beatty's semi-successful epic “Reds,” which received the largest number of nominations (12), won two Oscars: Best Director for Beatty and Supporting Actress for Maureen Stapleton.

THE WHISTLERS – Clip

Written and directed by Corneliu Porumboiu. Starring Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, and Rodica Lazar. The film premieres at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

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Too Old to Die Young: Refn’s Amazon TV Series

Refn came up with the title for his Amazon series, Too Old to Die Young, while he was finishing his last movie, The Neon Demon: I liked the prospect of having a much bigger canvas to tell a story.

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Cannes Film Fest 2019: QT8–The First Eight–Tara Wood’s Docu about Tarantino’s First 8 Movies

Tara Wood’s QT8: The First Eight, the long-awaited and much-delayed documentary on Quentin Tarantino will finally be shown publicly.

Reviews

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood: Tarantino’s Triumphant Love Letter to Hollywood of Yesteryear

Tarantino’s ninth feature, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, is a brazenly entertaining, supremely acted, playfully self-reflexive, deeply personal movie.  As such, it serves as the director’s unabashedly nostalgic love letter to the film industry–and to Los Angeles itself–at a crucial time, when major changes were about to take place in and out tinsel town. It’s […]

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Malick’s Superb WWII Drama Acquired by Fox Searchlight

Fox Searchlight has acquired rights for U.S. and some international territories on Terrence Malick’s meditative World War II drama A Hidden Life, after its enthusiastic reception at the Cannes Film Fest.

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Robert Pattinson, Hellen Mirren Help Hollywood Foreign Press Donate $500,000 to Help Refugees

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), at the Nikki Beach party held in association with Participant Media, donated $500,000 to international aid organization Help Refugees.

Once Upon a Time….. in Hollywood: Tarantino’s Love Letter to Hollywood of Yesteryear

Tarantino’s ninth feature, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, is a brazenly entertaining, supremely acted, playfully self-reflexive, deeply personal movie. As such, it serves as the director’s love letter to the film industry–and to Los Angeles itself–at a crucial time, when major changes were about to take place in and out tinsel town.