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The Strongest Man director Kenny Riches talks Sundance and scary Miami palm fronds

Miami has a bit of a local hero in the indie film world. Kenny Riches wrote, produced and directed The Strongest Man, a film he shot in Miami with a local artist (and casual BMX stunt rider) in the lead role. 752 more words

Film

CEMETERY OF SPLENDOR (2015)

dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Screened as part of Sydney Film Festival at George St. Event Cinemas, 11/06/15 at 8.30pm

After a week with too little sleep I came to last night’s premiere of the new Apichatpong Weerasethakul drowsy. 999 more words

Repercussão: Cannes 2015

E ontem se encerrou mais uma edição do badalado, amado/odiado Festival de Cannes. Não tem jeito, ele é o balizador do ano, a maior plataforma de lançamento dos filmes que devem figurar entre os mais falados do ano e presentes em outros festivais. 859 more words

Cinema

First Word on Hou and Joe

The reviews are in from Cannes.

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin is reviewed by Variety:

Hou implicitly grasps the expressive power of stillness and reserve, the ways in which silence can build tension and heighten interest.

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Cannes

The Anniversary

She is 25 and he is 23. They’ve been in jail for nearly a year now. Their punishment for directing and acting in a theatrical production of a fable that wants no more and no less than to incarnate the freedom to speak, publicly and guilelessly, of the brutal heart of the sovereign who wears the garb of the righteous. 661 more words

Moving Image

Cannes: Strand Buys Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Cemetery of Splendour' (EXCLUSIVE)

Strand Releasing is to acquire North American rights to former Palme d’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s “Cemetery of Splendour.”

The film played this week in Cannes in the festival’s Un Certain Regard section. 171 more words

News

Lesbian Romance 'Carol' Top Contender for Palme D'Or

CANNES, France — Forbidden love has made the critics swoon. Todd Haynes’ hotly anticipated lesbian romance Carol debuted over the weekend and has promptly become the frontrunner for Cannes’ top prize, the Palme d’Or. 397 more words