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Netflix’s ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Marriage Story’ Added to Criterion Collection

Netflix has added four more movie titles for Blu-ray and DVD releases this year via the Criterion Collection — Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman,' Noah Baumbach's 'Marriage Story,' Steven Bognar and…

Oscars: How ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Atlantics’ Explore Class Strife

Their stories may seem quite dissimilar, set in different nations and representing different countries in Oscar's international feature category, but Ladj Ly's and Mati Diop's projects have plenty in…

International Breakout Talents of 2019

The Hollywood Reporter looks at 12 international film and TV breakout talents — from 'Atlantics' director Mati Diop to 'Parasite' actress Park So-dam — who took the leap onto the world stage in 2019…

Oscars: Senegal Selects ‘Atlantics’ for International Feature Film Category

Senegal has selected Mati Diop's debut feature 'Atlantics' to be its 2020 Oscar contender in the best international feature film category.

Toronto: Mary Pickford’s Legacy Takes Spotlight With New Award in Her Honor

One hundred years after she co-founded United Artists, the festival — at its first-ever tribute gala — teams with MGM to honor the trailblazing star's push for equality by toasting French filmmaker…

‘Joker’ Screening, Extended Version of Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Cotton Club’ Set for NY Film Fest

The New York Film Festival will feature a special sneak preview of Todd Phillips' Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker, about the origin of the DC Comics Batman villain, as well as an extended version of…

Netflix Acquires Worldwide Rights to Cannes Winners ‘Atlantics,’ ‘I Lost My Body’

Netflix has acquired the rights to the recent Cannes Film Festival Award winners 'Atlantics' and 'I Lost My Body,' the streaming site announced Saturday.

‘Atlantics’ (‘Atlantiques’): Film Review | Cannes 2019

French actor-writer-director Mati Diop returns to Senegal for her first feature, 'Atlantics,' a ghost story starring non-professional Mama Sane as a young bride.

Cannes: Julianne Moore and Elle Fanning Dazzle in Chopard Jewels

The international appeal of the Cannes Film Festival has transformed its red carpet into one of the year’s most-watched events among fashion fans; between a schedule that spans a fortnight and a…

Mumbai: Mati Diop on Becoming the First Black Female Director in Competition at Cannes

With her directorial debut 'Atlantics' accepted into the competition lineup, Mati ?Diop is the first black female director in the Cannes competition.