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Les Arcs Film Fest Crowns Industry Winners

The 11th edition of the Les Arcs Film Festival’s Industry Village program, which highlights film projects in development and work-in-progress stage, has crowned its winners.The event, held in a French ski resort near the Swiss and Italian borders, has grown in reputation in recent years. Among the graduates of its industry wing are the Oscar-winning […]

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‘And Then We Danced’ Trailer: First Look at Georgian Gay Dance Romance Ahead of Cannes Debut

Every year the Cannes Film Festival offers a dizzying array of the highest quality cinema from international auteurs, and the queer films that play the croisette are no different. The queer films of recent years have ranged from the wildly controversial (see last year’s “Girl”) to the downright divine (2017’s “Bpm”), and this year promises […]

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Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War’ Wins for Best Film, Director at European Film Awards

“Cold War,” Pawel Pawlikowski’s black-and-white romance set in the 1950s, scooped the prizes for best film, director and screenplay at the 31st edition of the European Film Awards on Saturday.“Cold War” star Joanna Kulig also won the award for best actress. Marcello Fonte, the star of Matteo Garrone’s “Dogman,” won for best actor.Armando Iannucci’s political […]

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Movies New to Netflix in January: ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ and More

As Netflix heads into its first legitimate Oscar season, the streaming giant is hoping to pull out nominations and wins for “Roma,” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” and “Girl.” Lest Netflix lose sight of its one true purpose, the platform will be streaming the entire “Indiana Jones” franchise beginning in January. The streamer announced today […]

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Oscar Foreign Language Films Tap Into the Zeitgeist

Once upon a time, the quintessential foreign-language film submission was a sweeping epic or something to do with WWII. No longer. More challenging and topical pictures have been entered and ultimately rewarded. Think of last year’s Chilean winner, “A Fantastic Woman,” centered on a transgender character.Among this year’s submissions from 87 countries are at least […]

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Toronto Film Festival Adds Natalie Portman Drama ‘Vox Lux’

The Toronto International Film Festival has added Brady Corbet’s drama “Vox Lux,” starring Natalie Portman and Jude Law, and Neil Jordan’s “Greta,” with Chloe Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert.The festival also announced Tuesday a total of 46 titles in its Discovery program, which is devoted to up-and-coming filmmakers. The festival will screen 255 features and […]

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Damien Chazelle’s ‘First Man’, Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma’, Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Head To San Sebastian Fest

The San Sebastian Film Festival (Sep 21-29) has pulled together an impressive lineup for its competitive Audience Award section, including Damien Chazelle’s First Man, Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born. Also among the ten new films announced today for the ‘Perlak’ selection are Jacques Audiard’s The Sisters Brothers, well-reviewed Cannes dramas […]

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Cannes: ’Burning’ Wins Fipresci Top Prize

Strengthening even more its standing as this year’s Cannes Competition frontrunner, South Korean Lee Chang-dong’s “Burning,” starring “The Walking Dead’s” Steven Yeun, snagged the Fipresci International Critics’ Prize for best film in the section.Spike Lee’s “Black Klansman” won a special mention in the Ecumenical Awards, won by Nadin Labaki’s “Capernaum.”In other plaudits from the jury […]

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