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‘Belfast,’ ‘King Richard,’ No Time to Die’ Among American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards Nominees

American Cinema Editors announced the nominees for the 72st ACE Eddie Awards, which are scheduled to be presented during a March 5 ceremony at the Theater at the ACE Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.  Organizers are planning for a 50 percent capacity at the in-person event while following COVID safety protocols. Nominees for best edited […]

AFM: Will the Box Office Bounce-Back Help Indies?

For the independent film industry, the re-opening of theaters worldwide has been your classic good news/bad news type situation. The good news, according to the latest figures from box office analyst Comscore, is that movies are back. Comscore reported that the domestic ticket revenue for October hit $638 million, making it the best month since […]

Timothee Chalamet Wins Box Office Doubleheader With ‘Dune’ and ‘French Dispatch’

Timothée Chalamet enjoyed a successful doubleheader at the domestic box office over the weekend as two of his high-profile films opened to strong numbers: Dune and The French Dispatch. Dune in particular is another defining moment for the young actor. The sci-fi epic, from Warner Bros. and Legendary, marks the first time Chalamet has played […]

Box Office: ‘The French Dispatch’ Sets Pandemic-Era Record Theater Average

In a win for the art house market, Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch posted the top opening theater average of the pandemic era. The Searchlight Pictures movie grossed $1.3 million from 52 cinemas in 14 U.S. markets, or $25,000 per location. The previous best three-day opening weekend average of the pandemic era belonged to Venom: […]

In Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ Set Design Is “All About the Feeling of the Places”

When it comes to being on the same creative page, director Wes Anderson and production designer Adam Stockhausen have mastered the term shorthand. As the architect of Anderson’s worlds, Stockhausen’s work on the film The French Dispatch was all about the details. “I don’t think I am breaking any news here that Wes likes arranged […]

NY Film Festival Adds ‘Dune,’ ‘French Dispatch’ to Lineup

The 2021 New York Film Festival has added Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated Dune and Wes Anderson’s star-studded latest, The French Dispatch, to its lineup, adding screenings of both titles as part of its Spotlight section. In addition, the annual fall event, set to take place this year from Sept. 24-Oct. 10, has added screenings of […]

Cannes: Wes Anderson’s ‘French Dispatch’ Is a Fest Hit, But Is It an Oscar Contender?

The Cannes Film Festival was the obvious place to premiere a France-set movie made by a famous Francophile, which is why Searchlight and Wes Anderson decided to hold off on unveiling The French Dispatch until the festival’s 2021 edition after the 2020 edition at which it was originally slated to premiere was canceled due to […]

Cannes 2020 Lineup Unveiled

Cannes 2020 unveiled its lineup, a selection of films that were planned to screen at the French festival before it was canceled due to coronavirus.

Cannes Selection to Premiere in Competition in San Sebastian

Cannes Festival director Thierry Fremaux revealed details of this year's line-up, which will be unveiled on Wednesday. The films will not screen in Cannes but at partner festivals around the world, including in San Sebastian in Spain, where the Cannes 2020 titles will be allowed to part of San Sebastian's competition line-up.

Movie Trailers This Week: ‘The Green Knight,’ ‘The French Dispatch,’ ‘Cut Throat City’

Wes Anderson's new film, 'The French Dispatch,' stars Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Adrian Brody, Tilda Swinton, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray and Elisabeth Moss.

Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ Debuts Distinctive Trailer

The first trailer for 'The French Dispatch' arrived Wednesday — and it is unmistakably a Wes Anderson film.

Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ Lands Summer 2020 Release

Wes Anderson's 'The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas City Sun' will open in U.S. theaters July 24, Searchlight Pictures announced Wednesday.