Cannes, Venice film festivals call for release of Iranian filmmakers

Issued on: 07/12/2022 – 14:26 The Venice film festival called Tuesday for the “immediate release” of award-winning dissident Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi and fellow directors Mohammad Rasoulof and Mostafa Aleahmad. On Monday, Cannes film festival organizers also condemned their arrest. The world’s oldest film festival said it was “deeply dismayed” by the reported arrests of … Read more

French cinema legend Jean-Louis Trintignant dies aged 91

Issued on: 06/17/2022 – 17:21 Jean-Louis Trintignant, who has died aged 91, was one of France’s greatest actors whose life was plunged into tragedy by the murder of his daughter at the hands of her pop star boyfriend. Trintignant was devastated when Marie, an actress, was beaten to death by rock star Bertrand Cantat in … Read more

Shredder’s Revenge, the ninja torture of nostalgia?

turtles in time 2.0 Give the premiere images of TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge diffusées au public, le doute n’était pas permis: le soft allait être une véritable machine à voyager dans le temps. The concept même du soft était on ne peut plus simple: believe a successor à l’extraordinaire TMNT IV : Turtles in Time from … Read more

pourquoi il risque de bouleverser l’histoire du jeu video

Bethesda released plus 15 min of gameplay exclusively for Xbox Starfielda titre à l’ambition demesurée qui risque de changer l’histoire du jeu video. C’était le moment le plus attendu de la conférence Xbox-Bethesda. Todd Howard, thinking tête of Bethesda Game Studios a livré une bande-annonce d’a fortnight of minutes dedicated to the gameplay of Starfield. … Read more

A Non-Russian Russian Year at the Cannes Film Festival

Every year the Cannes Film Festival is dominated by certain topics with a particular political focus. This year’s theme was the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Discussions and disputes began when the film “Tchaikovsky’s Wife” by Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov was entered into the main competition. The president of the European Film Academy Agnieszka Holland criticized … Read more

Cannes Film Festival: ‘War Pony’ poodle gets its paws on Palm Dog award

As filmmakers wait to learn who will win cinema’s top prize this weekend, the Cannes Palme D’Or, perhaps an even more popular award was handed out today – the Palm Dog, for best performance by a dog in a movie. While Cannes is celebrating its 75th anniversary, the Palm Dog turned 21 years old this … Read more

It was a great year for female filmmakers at Cannes, but there’s still a long way to go

On the last day of the Cannes Film Festival, American director Kelly Reichardt was asked a question by a (male) reporter in the press conference for Showing Up, her film starring Michelle Williams, set around artists exhibiting their work. What has changed for female directors, the reporter asked? “Well not that much has changed, or … Read more

Sweden’s Östlund wins second Palme d’Or for social satire ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Ruben Östlund picked up the top prize at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday for his “Triangle of Sadness”, a satire of the super wealthy set on a luxury cruise liner, joining the elite club of two-time Palme d’Or winners. five years after triumphing at cannes with “The Square”, which poked fun at the … Read more

Cannes: Ruben Östlund wins second Palme d’Or for ′Triangle of Sadness′ | News | D.W.

Ruben Östlund won his second Palme d’Or for his film “Triangle of Sadness,” bringing the 75th Cannes Film Festival to close on Saturday. The sharp satire about class conflict earned Östlund one of cinema’s most prestigious prizes for the second time, having already taken it in 2017 with “The Square.” “Triangle of Sadness” contained an … Read more

Maverick s’envole vers des sommets, Tom Cruise beat a personnel record

L’attente aura été longue pour Tom Cruise mais le résultat en vaut la peine ! Avec Top Gun: Maverickl’acteur serait déjà en train de battre des records. C’est un record personnel pour un véritable athlete du box-office (et an acteur hors du commun yes on en croit ses collègues !). The dernier film du legendaire … Read more