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Spike Lee To Head Cannes Film Festival Jury

Two years after BlacKkKlansman debuted on the Croisette, Spike Lee is heading back to Cannes to serve as jury president.The 62 year-old U.S. filmmaker will award the Palme dO’r at the close of the 73rd edition, which will take place from 12-23 May, 2020. Jury members will be announced in mid-April.BlacKkKlansman, which won Cannes’ Grand […]

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Spike Lee to Lead Cannes Film Festival Jury

Director and activist Spike Lee will serve as jury president of the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Lee succeeds Alejandro G. Iñárritu, whose 2019 jury awarded the Palme d’Or to Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” which won a Golden Globe and was just nominated for six Oscars.The Brooklyn-based director has had a strong […]

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Directors Guild Nominees Include Bong Joon Ho, Sam Mendes, Taika Waititi

The Directors Guild of America has nominated Bong Joon Ho for “Parasite,” Sam Mendes for “1917,” Martin Scorsese for “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” and Taika Waititi for “Jojo Rabbit.”The DGAs are seen as a stepping stone to the Oscars, where the last six best director winners also went […]

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Jordan Peele Inks 5-Year Exclusive Production Deal With Universal Pictures

Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions have signed a five-year exclusive production deal with Universal Pictures, Donna Langley, Chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, announced Tuesday.Peele and Universal have collaborated on his 2017 film “Get Out” and his 2019 film “Us,” both of which he produced, directed and wrote. “Get Out” still holds the record […]

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Telluride: Martin Scorsese Surprise Presenter at Tribute to Adam Driver

Martin Scorsese made a surprise appearance at Adam Driver’s tribute on Saturday night at the Telluride Film Festival before the screening of “Marriage Story.”Scorsese, who directed Driver in “Silence” opposite Andrew Garfield, was introduced to the stage, where he placed one of the festival’s Silver Medallions around the actor’s neck.“What you see before you is […]

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Now Stream This: ‘BlacKkKlansman’, ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘The Hateful Eight: Extended Version’, ‘Detour’ and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) The time has come again to round up the bet movies streaming right now. We have a new platform in our midst, too! The Criterion Channel recently launched, and it does […]

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Spike Lee on Green Book’s Oscar win: ‘The ref made a bad call’

Director leaves seat when race relations drama named best picture at Academy AwardsSpike Lee, whose film BlacKkKlansman was Oscar-nominated for best picture, said “the ref made a bad call” when Green Book won the top prize at Sunday’s Academy Awards.The director tried to storm out of the Dolby Theatre after the race relations drama was […]

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