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George Miller on How Filmmaking Is Like Playing in the NBA: “You Constantly Have to Adjust”

George Miller felt like he was dreaming. The Australian filmmaker arrived in Cannes on Thursday, 24 hours after leaving home on the other side of the world. With only a few hours to exhale and freshen up, he was under the lights of the Grand Théâtre Lumière with 2,200 guests on their feet showering his […]

Cannes: ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ Star Idris Elba on His Fest Debut

“What a night,” Idris Elba told The Hollywood Reporter just after his feet touched down close to 10 p.m. Friday night inside La Mome Beach in Cannes, site of the after-party for George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing. Elba stars opposite Tilda Swinton in the fairy tale, and he provided the pours for the […]

Cannes Awards Analysis: What ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ and ‘Hunt’ Have Going for and Against Them

Critical reactions to Friday night’s Cannes Film Festival world premiere of George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing spanned the spectrum. But regardless of how one feels about the quality of the movie — which tells the story of a scholar of story and mythology (Tilda Swinton) whose worldview is called into question when a djinn […]

‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ Star Tilda Swinton on Feature Films: “That Is My Flag, and I Fly It”

During the press conference for their movie Three Thousand Years of Longing on Saturday, George Miller and Tilda Swinton talked about their first meeting five years earlier at the festival. Both were attending the 70th iteration of the festival, which is this year celebrating its 75th edition, and met during dinner to celebrate the fest’s […]

Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton in George Miller’s ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

The Australian director returns to Cannes after ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ with this adult fairy tale about an academic visiting Turkey, who uncorks a genie in a bottle that’s not Christina Aguilera.

Cannes Rewards George Miller’s ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ With Standing Ovation

George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing, starring Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton, got its Cannes Film Festival audience out of its seats. The film, screening out of competition at the 75th Cannes film festival, was rewarded with a standing ovation of six minutes. Following the ovation, Miller took the microphone and said tonight marked […]

Cannes Flashback: Tilda Swinton and Ewan McGregor Thrilled the Fest With ‘Young Adam’ in 2003

Tilda Swinton and Cannes go way back — 14 of her films have screened at the festival — and this year she stars opposite Idris Elba in George Miller’s romantic fantasy Three Thousand Years of Longing, which premieres at the Palais tonight (Thursday). It is the first MGM title to do so following the studio’s […]

Pedro Almodovar, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo Demand “Full Accountability” for Killing of Palestinian Journalist

Pedro Almodovar, Susan Sarandon, Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Asif Kapadia, Miriam Margolyes, Boots Riley, Jim Jarmusch, Steve Coogan, Naomi Klein, Hany Abu Assad and Peter Gabriel are among a group of 126 artists who have put their names on a statement that calls for “meaningful measures to ensure accountability for the […]

Steve McQueen, Tilda Swinton, Miky Lee to Be Honored at Academy Museum Gala

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will honor director and producer Steve McQueen, actor Tilda Swinton and producer Miky Lee at its second annual gala to celebrate its one-year anniversary, it was announced Wednesday. The gala will take place on Oct. 15. The gala’s Vantage Award, which honors an artists or scholar who has “helped […]

First Look at Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ Teases a Story “You May Think You Know”

Netflix just dropped the first teaser for Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming Pinocchio film, which reimagines the classic tale as a stop-motion musical adventure. The movie releases in December. “I want to tell you a story,” Ewan McGregor’s Cricket opens. “It’s a story you may think you know, but you don’t. Not really.” The Oscar-winning director’s […]

Tilda Swinton, George Mackay and Stephen Graham Join Neon Musical ‘The End’

The End, an upcoming musical from Neon, has found its cast. Tilda Swinton, George MacKay and Stephen Graham will star in the project from director Joshua Oppenheimer. The musical centers on the last family of humans on Earth. Neon will distribute the project in North America, with a 2022 production start date expected. Swinton, who […]

Tilda Swinton to Narrate VR Project Exploring Weight of Mental Illness

Tilda Swinton is narrating a virtual reality experience set to premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival in September. From U.K.-based Anagram Studios and Paris production company Floréal Films, Goliath: Playing With Reality is a 25-minute animated VR experience directed by Barry Gene Murphy and May Abdalla that explores the weight of mental illness […]