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Netflix Acquires IM Global/Canana’s Mundial Title ‘The Chosen Ones’

Netflix has acquired global rights to David Pablos’ “Las Elegidas” from Mundial, the joint sales venture of Stuart Ford’s IM Global and Canana, the production-sales company of Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz. 575 more words


EPIPHANY-Christmas Season Ends


Oh, when will that blessed day come on which we shall do as the Wise Men did, and, leaving everything, give ourselves to God? 459 more words


Charmed I'm Sure

Do you miss Shannon Doherty as Prue Halliwell?

Would you’ve borrowed/stolen the Book of Shadows as Paige did?

Source:  Book of Shadows

Who would you write about in your Book of Shadows? 87 more words

The Black Sorrows in Trondheim

Last week, on the day before the Pstereo festival, The Black Sorrows played in Trondheim. There aren’t many Australian bands that play regularly in Norway, the last one I saw was Tame Impala, and then AC/DC played here this summer. 272 more words


Cannes Film Review: 'The Chosen Ones'

Combining immaculate formal composure with intrepid thematic sangfroid in a comparable manner to fellow new-school Mexican filmmakers Amat Escalante and Michel Franco, David Pablos makes a purposeful, largely successful play for attention with his sophomore feature, “The Chosen Ones.” High on blunt impact and low on even qualified hope, this story of teenage girls kidnapped and forced into prostitution coolly identifies a range of social and sexual inequalities in contemporary Mexico, and proceeds with indictment via vivid exposition rather than verbal rhetoric. 785 more words

Markets & Festivals

Cannes: Passion, Social Drama Dominate Mexico's Film Culture

When Carlos Reygadas’ debut “Japon” burst onto the scene in 2002, it heralded a new generation of bold Mexican filmmakers who racked up awards at key film festivals with ease. 651 more words

Cannes Film Festival