Champs-Elysees Film Fest 2018: Jury and Audience Award

The 7th Champs-Elysees Film Festival closed in Paris with an awards ceremony followed by the French premiere of the Zellner brothers’ darkly comic western, Damsel, starring Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska.

Ptown Film Fest 2018: Molly Shannon Honored with Excellence in Acting Award

Molly Shannon received this year’s Ptown Film Fest Excellence in Acting Award.  Shannon starred as Emily Dickinson in opening-night film Wild Nights With Emily, directed by Madeleine Olnek. The Saturday Night Live alum raised up her award in the trademark lunge of her beloved comedic creation Mary Catherine Gallagher, and responded to an audience member’s […]

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Four White Shirts–Latvia’s Banned Musical Drama Restored

Latvia brings its restored film Four White Shirts to the Cannes Classics series of the 2018 Cannes Film Fest, after being banned in Soviet Latvia for two decades.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Certain Regard

Donbass by Sergey Loznitsa was officially set as the Un Certain Regard opening night. The second-tier sidebar also added: Muere, Monstruo, Muere by the Argentinean director Alejandro Fadel; The Dead and the Others from Joao Salaviza and Renee Nader Messora. Share this:

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Benicio Del Toro, President of Un Certain Regard Jury

Oscar winning actor Benicio del Toro will serve as president of the jury of Un Certain Regard at the 2018 Cannes Film Fest. He won the 2000 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in  Soderbergh’s Traffic. Del Toro succeeds Uma Thurman as president of Certain Regard, the sidebar at Cannes that focuses on films with […]