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All Is Lost – Review

All Is Lost – Review

Director/writer: JC Chandor - Starring: Robert Redford...

Record LFF ticket sales but who’ll remember 2013?

Record LFF ticket sales but who’ll remember 2013?

The BFI has hailed the success of Clare Stewart’s second London Film Festival at the helm, with last year’s record audience attendance being broken, with the figure passing the 150,000 mark for the first time. Sandwiched between two Tom Hanks films, the piracy drama Captain Phillips at t...

Behind the Candelabra – Review

Behind the Candelabra – Review

Director: Steven Soderbergh - Starring: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Scott Bakula, David Koechner, Debbie Reynolds, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Reiser...

How Cannes helps the underdogs

How Cannes helps the underdogs

With Cannes 2013 over, the festival award winners are slowly receding into the memories of those who were fortunate enough to see them, some of them possibly unlikely to see the light of day again. Anyone eager to see the second-prize Grand Prix winner, the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davies ...

Cannes shows Redford has lost nothing

Cannes shows Redford has lost nothing

Anyone who’s seen last year’s Oscar-winning Life of Pi, might feel that they’ve done someone trying to survive against the odds on a life raft in the middle of the Indian Ocean. But setting a ship-wreck against the background of moving a zoo pushes some of the drama into the realms...

Inside the Coen Brothers at Cannes

Inside the Coen Brothers at Cannes

No strangers to Cannes, the Coen Brothers were back this year with their study of a talented but struggling 1960s folk singer in New York City. Inside Llewyn Davis follows the protagonist of the title over a week, as he sofa-surfs around the city, rubbing the few people who like him up the wrong way...

Three hour lesbian film wins top honours at Cannes

Three hour lesbian film wins top honours at Cannes

A three-hour-long film about the love between two young women has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The Palme d’Or was awarded to French-language Blue is the Warmest Colour, directed by the Tunisian film-maker, Abdellatif Kechiche. The runner-up Grand Prix went to one of the most ...

Cambodia’s Missing Picture wins Un Certain Regard

Cambodia’s Missing Picture wins Un Certain Regard

A Cambodian film, featuring clay figures to portray events in the country’s past for which the pictures are missing, has been chosen as the best film in the more artistic side-bar of the Cannes Film Festival. The jury, headed by the Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, chose Rithy Panh’s a...

The Great Gatsby – Review

The Great Gatsby – Review

Director: Baz Luhrmann - Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Amitabh Bachchan...

Cannes announces full jury line-up

Cannes announces full jury line-up

The British director Lynne Ramsay, who’s We Need To Talk About Kevin, was nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes two years ago, has been named as part of this year’s jury, presided over by Steven Spielberg. Others on the jury, that will pick this year’s winner at Cannes, incl...

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