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Cannes: U.K.'s Curzon Buys Shia LaBeouf's 'Borg/McEnroe,' Lars von Trier Serial Killer Pic

LONDON – Leading U.K. distributor Curzon Artificial Eye has picked up tennis drama “Borg/McEnroe,” starring Shia LaBeouf, and Lars von Trier’s serial killer pic “The House That Jack Built,” as well as Joachim Lafosse’s Cannes Directors’ Fortnight entry “After Love,” starring Berenice Bejo, and Niall McCann’s music documentary “Lost in France.” 261 more words


Cannes: Marco Bellocchio’s 'Sweet Dreams' Starring Berenice Bejo Sells to 15 Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

The Match Factory has sold Marco Bellocchio’s “Sweet Dreams,” which opened Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, to more than 15 territories across the globe. 223 more words


From morning wood to late night comedy, a few trends have already emerged at the Cannes Film Festival

Midway through the Cannes Film Festival, themes have already emerged from the welter, motifs as personal (and petty) as an aversion to an actress (Berenice Bejo, seemingly everywhere this year) or as disturbing as the proliferation of severed limbs: fingers ceremoniously chopped off (The Handmaiden), a human foot that emerges from a swamp (Dogs) or the appendages of coastal tourists devoured by a dune-dwelling family of cannibals (Slack Bay). 759 more words


Cannes Film Review: 'After Love'

Imagine a prison movie where the inmates have the keys to their own cells, but prefer to remain incarcerated. That’s the impression one gets from watching Belgian director Joachim Lafosse’s “After Love,” which takes place inside a Brussels household where the emotional connection holding a couple together has gone, leaving only tension and resentment in its place. 823 more words


The Artist (2011)

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (IMDb)

While its compellingly tragic lead bemoans the death of silent film, the film itself showcases its unique (in today’s age) beauty, most notably in its incredible transformative score, impacting emotive acting, and excellent visual storytelling (the newspaper montages look amazing). 32 more words

Drawing: Berenice Bejo

It was a little known black and white French film, shot on an old fashioned 1.33:1 ratio, mostly silent with a running time of only 100 minutes and featuring the director’s wife in a lead role, but THE ARTIST was the big winner in 2011, collecting every major Best Picture award including the 5 Oscars and 7 BAFTAs. 129 more words


The Artist (2011) IMDB Top 250 Guest Review

Today’s IMDB Top 250 Guest Review comes from Jia Wei of Film & Nuance. Thanks for the review, Jia Wei! :-) Now let’s hear his thoughts on… 1,126 more words