Category: Festivals
France Surprises Selecting The Taste Of Things Over Anatomy Of A Fall For Oscars
France Surprises Selecting The Taste Of Things Over Anatomy Of A Fall For Oscars

Perhaps the French selection committee knows something we don’t, but they turned the race or the International Film Oscar on its head today. Instead of selecting Justine Triet’s Palme d’Or winner, “Anatomy of a Fall,” a likely Best Picture nominee,…

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Killers Of The Flower Moon’s Lily Gladstone Takes The Tougher Best Actress Path
Killers Of The Flower Moon’s Lily Gladstone Takes The Tougher Best Actress Path

In a minor surprise, a 2024 Best Supporting Actress frontrunner has decided to submit for the exceedingly more difficult lead category, Best Actress. As leaked, er, reported by Variety, Lily Gladstone will now compete for Best Actress for her performance…

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‘Oppenheimer’ & ‘Poor Things’ Are Your 2024 Best Picture Frontrunners…For Now
‘Oppenheimer’ & ‘Poor Things’ Are Your 2024 Best Picture Frontrunners…For Now

And just like that, we’re back. Yes, award season is in full swing, and as for much of this decade, we’ve got a crisis on our hands. The WGA and SAG are still on strike, looking for a fair deal…

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Ian McKellen Casts A Deadly Love Triangle
Ian McKellen Casts A Deadly Love Triangle

TORONTO – About 20 minutes into “The Critic” it may occur to anyone paying attention that screenwriter and noted playwright and screenwriter Patrick Farber might not be a fan of the profession that is at the center of his new…

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Anthony Hopkins Gets This Tearjerker To Safe Shores [TIFF]
Anthony Hopkins Gets This Tearjerker To Safe Shores [TIFF]

TORONTO – The accomplishments of Nicholas Winton were lost to history for almost forty years. The last time the Brit had spoken about his work rescuing Jewish refugees in Czechoslovakia was when he ran for local council in 1954. But…

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Ladj Ly Tackles Another Parisian Suburb On The Verge [TIFF]
Ladj Ly Tackles Another Parisian Suburb On The Verge [TIFF]

When it comes to social injustice in 21st-century France, writer and director Ladj Ly has been on the frontlines of history. A child of the Montfermeil housing projects in the Paris suburbs, he captured the rage of the 2005 riots…

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Unicorns TIFF Review: Ben Hardy…
Unicorns TIFF Review: Ben Hardy…

TORONTO – We hate to break it to the haters, but hundreds of thousands of drag queens across the world have no intention of going back into the closet. Some make their living on a public stage, while others are…

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Poor Things, All Of Us Strangers, The Holdovers Get Telluride Oscars Boost
Poor Things, All Of Us Strangers, The Holdovers Get Telluride Oscars Boost

After a disappointing 2022 edition, the Telluride Film Festival had a major comeback for its 50th Anniversary. Sure, there were only a few actors on hand (including one who was rumored as not supposed to be there), but there was…

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Annie Baker Delivers An Auteur-Worthy Debut
Annie Baker Delivers An Auteur-Worthy Debut

TELLURIDE – Since screening Annie Baker’s “Janet Planet,” which had its world premiere at the 2023 Telluride Film Festival on Friday, we’ve been wracking our brains with an unexpected query. When was the last time someone who has so mastered…

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FOX Moves 2023 Emmys Ceremony To January 2024
FOX Moves 2023 Emmys Ceremony To January 2024

January is going to be slightly busier than normal. With the SAG and WGA strikes currently still ongoing, it was only a matter of time before the Television Academy and this year’s Emmy broadcast partner, FOX, moved the ceremony out…

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Spike Lee And Pedro Almodóvar Set For 2023 TIFF Tribute Awards
Spike Lee And Pedro Almodóvar Set For 2023 TIFF Tribute Awards

It’s still unclear if a large contingent of actors will make their way to all the fall festivals this year due to the SAG strike, but the Toronto International Film Festival is confidently moving forward with its annual Tribute Awards.…

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New Films From Larry Charles, Harmony Korine And Finn Wolfhard
New Films From Larry Charles, Harmony Korine And Finn Wolfhard

The Toronto International Film Festival is rounding out its slate. Last week the Galas and Special Presentations were revealed and yesterday the competitive Platform program was announced. Today, the Midnight Madness and Discovery sections have their moment in the sun…

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