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What constitutes a family? It’s a theme, like an instinctual migratory destination, that the compassionate Japanese helmer Hirokazu Kore-eda (“Like Father, Like Son“) returns to time and time again. Following the mixed response from h…

That’s a wrap on Cannes. The closing night ceremony of the 71st Cannes Film Festival took place this afternoon with President Cate Blanchett presiding over her group of jurors including Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay, Denis Villeneuve and m…

After the controversial premiere of his most recent film, “The House That Jack Built,” Danish filmmaker Lars Von Trier has found himself at the center of a media storm. The spotlight comes from, partially, the harsh, white-hot reaction to ‘Jack&#…

Welcome to #FlashbackFriday, where we look at past moments with filmmakers, actors, etc. and highlight something in cinema history that’s fascinating, amusing, perhaps something you never knew or have seen, you name it. You didn’t really think we could…

It exists. I’ve seen it. And while I cannot guarantee that every member of the audience at the first press screening of “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” is not going to die mysteriously in the next fortnight, like we’ve desecrat…

Going into this year’s Cannes Film Festival, one of the biggest stories surrounding the event involved a feud with streaming giant Netflix. After controversy surrounded Netflix taking part in last year’s festival, Cannes took the initiative to enforce …

Today’s the day. The end of the Cannes Film Festival is especially important this year. Not because it’s the end of the festival that brought us some incredible films (as well as some not-so-incredible…see our “The House That Jack Built” review), but a…

It’s been a long time since making traditional or even vaguely conventional “movies” has interested legendary French New-Wave filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. If anything, the director’s movies over the last 20 or so years have been e…

You can’t please everyone. And for filmmaker Gaspar Noé, that saying is especially true. The Argentine writer-director is known, over the course of his feature film career, to push boundaries. And that’s especially true with his latest film, “Climax,” …

The life of singer Whitney Houston is one that is made for the movies. Drama, tragedy, and triumph all collide in the life of the troubled and accomplished singer. Six years after her untimely death, Whitney Houston’s story is coming to the scree…