Cannes Film Fest 2024: Certain Regard–Winners in All Categories

Eddie Peng, cast member of the film “Black Dog” speaks after the dog Xin won the Grand Prix Palme Dog award, during the 77th Cannes Film Fest, France, May 24, 2024.  Share this:

Black Dog: Top Winner of Un Certain Regard (Cannes Film Fest 2024)

Xavier Dolan’s jury picked Chinese director Guan Hu’s genre fusion as the best film in Un Certain Regard selection, also handing two prizes to French social drama ‘The Story of Souleymane.’

Oscars 2024: Distribution Strategies, Release Dates–Searchlight, Focus, Netflix, A24

Searchlight shrewdly moved the release date for Poor Things from September 8 (when actors were on strike) to December 8 (when they weren’t).

Oscar Directors: Scorsese–Directors Who Influenced Him–Powell and Pressburger

Martin Scorsese likes to talk at length about the work of other filmmakers. In interview he gave to BBC Culture, in which he summarized his love of — and debt to — the past, saying, “I look at the filmmakers of the past and many filmmakers of the present and I have really nothing but […]

Oscars: Worst Best Actor Winners, David Niven, “Separate Tables” (1958)

David Niven, Separate Tables (1958) In the romantic drama Separate Tables, the stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel during the off-season.  In such large ensemble films, it’s often a problem trying to choose who exactly can be considered a lead, and who a supporting role. David Niven had little screentime […]