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Steven Soderbergh, Eddie Alcazar Reteam for ‘Divinity’ Thriller (Exclusive)

Mentor and collaborator Steven Soderbergh and director Eddie Alcazar are reteaming for Divinity, a thriller set to star Stephen Dorff, Moises Arias, Jason Genao, Karrueche Tran and…

Pandemic-Impacted Toronto Film Festival Morphs Into Two Events for 2021

A scaled-down 2021 Toronto Film Festival has dramatically turned into two events: a festival for directors and producers over the moon for finally screening their latest movies in front of a…

Cannes Winner ‘Titane’ Leads Oldenburg Film Festival Lineup

Titane, Julia Ducournau’s Cannes-winning second feature, will have its German premiere at the 2021 Oldenburg Film Festival, leading a lineup of independent cinema from Europe, the U.S…

Grasshopper Film Takes U.S. Rights to Egyptian Cannes Winner ‘Feathers’

Grasshopper Film has picked up U.S. rights to Omar El Zohairy’s surreal comic drama Feathers. The Egyptian movie, El Zohairy’s feature debut, won the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film…

Cannes’ Bombshell Hong Kong Protest Doc Director Speaks Out on Covering Pro-Democracy Demonstrations, Risking Imprisonment

The Cannes Film Festival always delivers a few cinematic discoveries, but the big surprise at this year’s edition was much more overt than usual. On July 16, just a day before the Palm d’Or was set…

Takashi Miike’s ‘The Great Yokai War – Guardians’ to Close Fantasia Film Fest

Takashi Miike’s The Great Yokai War – Guardians has been tapped to close the Fantasia International Film Festival on Aug. 25. The sequel to The Great Yokai War, which opened Fantasia in…

Toronto: Neon Nabs Fest Closer Zhang Yimou’s ‘One Second’ for North America

On the heels of taking the 2021 Palme d’Or for Julia Ducournau’s Titane, Neon has acquired the North American rights to Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s One Second, which will close the Toronto…

Cannes: Neon Acquires North American Rights to Directors’ Fortnight Winner ‘A Chiara’

Wrapping up a busy and fruitful Cannes film market, pioneering indie distributor Neon nabbed North American rights to Italian director Jonas Carpignano’s A Chiara, winner of the Directors…

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick 20 Cannes Film Festival Favorites

THR film critics choose the best of the fest, including a Palme d'Or-winning French shocker, Wes Anderson's latest vision, a revealing documentary about a Hollywood stalwart and more.

Spike Lee Addresses Early Reveal of Palme d’Or Winner: “I Have No Excuses”

Cannes jury president Spike Lee expressed regret for accidentally announcing the film festival’s 2021 Palme d’Or winner ahead of schedule on Saturday during the closing ceremony. “I have…

Cannes: ‘Titane’ (Officially) Wins Palme d’Or

Chaos reigned at the awards ceremony for the 2021 Cannes International Film Festival after jury president Spike Lee accidentally announced the winner of the Palme d’Or — Julia Ducournau’s wildly extre…

‘A Tale of Love and Desire’ (‘Une histoire d’amour et de désir’): Film Review | Cannes 2021

Leyla Bouzid's feature follows a young French-Algerian man in Paris as he tries to reconcile his values with his lust.