Tag: jacquesaudiard

Los Cabos 2018 Dispatch: BORDER and THE SISTERS BROTHERS, Two Of The Festival's World Highlights

At the core of Let the Right One In, one of the most memorable vampire films of the past decade, was Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant), a lonely, misfit, and bullied young boy with little attention from his divorced parents. He found...

Leiden 2018 Dispatch: International Favorites THUNDER ROAD, PROFILE and More Are Sure-Fire Crowd-Pleasers

The Leiden International Film Festival came to a close on Sunday November 11 but we were lucky enough to attend its final weekend, which was jam-packed with quality films. The festival, taking place in a college town in South Holland...

Los Cabos 2018 Preview: 10 Films Not To Miss At The Mexican Film Festival

The seventh edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival has one of the most impressive lineups of a Mexican film festival in recent memory. Kicking off next Wednesday, November 7, with the gala of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, Los...

Los Cabos 2018: Terry Gilliam, Spike Lee, Adam Driver Visits Indicate This Might Just Be Mexico's New Top Festival

Let’s face it, and maybe some day it will happen, but right now Mexican film festivals won’t have the year's biggest world premieres. Hence, they rely -- in terms of film programming -- on national, maybe Latin American premieres. That’s...

Vancouver 2018 Review: THE SISTERS BROTHERS

The Sisters Brothers is an excellent movie, but it is being marketed in all the wrong ways. I suppose if it results in a financial success, then all's well that ends well. I worry, though, that once general audiences see...

Filmmakers Panos Cosmatos, Abner Pastoll, Joachim Lafosse and Jacques Audiard Win Investment

Belgium's Wallimage has awarded four filmmakers significant project investment in the company's highly competitive 85th year of helping to bolster its local film industry. Two genre films in particular have caught our attention with Wallimage's support becoming a crucial vote...

Blu-ray Review: DHEEPAN is Given the Royal Treatment by Criterion

This week The Criterion Collection released Jacques Audiard's Palme d'Or winning drama, Dheepan, and it's a film everyone needs to see. Dheepan, a Sri Lankan refugee and former Tamil Tiger, is on the run for his lafe after the Sinhalese...

Criterion in May 2017: GHOST WORLD, Scorsese's World Cinema Project and More

It's all about the world in May for the Criterion Collection. The company announced their lineup for the month and two titles jumped out at me. Terry Zwigoff's Ghost World is a movie I watched on multiple occasions years ago,...

Traverse City Film Fest 2016: 5 Can't Miss Picks

Northern Michigan's Traverse City Film Festival was founded in 2005 by documentarian Michael Moore with the mission to bring "just great movies" to his hometown. With a board of directors that includes Larry Charles, Jeff Daniels, Tom Morello, and numerous...

Review: DHEEPAN, Behind The Immigrant Experience, A Rich And Provocative Story

It begins with chaos: shouting voices calling out in alarm, a cacophony of sound, and a flourish of a camera moving through a thick crowd. It ends with similar sounds and a similar shot, one far less sinister and disconcerting....

Cannes 2015 Review: DHEEPAN, Powerful With Moments Of Sheer Bravado

It begins with chaos: shouting voices calling out in alarm, a cacophony of sound, and a flourish of a camera moving through a thick crowd. It ends with similar sounds and a similar shot, one far less sinister and...

Review: RUST AND BONE Stays Too Grounded for its Own Good

The narrative of Rust and Bone reminded me of an old-school pulpy melodrama from the 50s or 60s, the type of film where most of the narrative momentum comes not so much from cause and effect, but from traumatic stuff...

TIFF 2012 Review: RUST AND BONE Stays Too Grounded For Its Own Good

(Rust and Bone screens tonight and tomorrow at TIFF. Here's our review from this year's Cannes Film Festival.) Rust and Bone's narrative reminded me of an old-school pulpy melodrama from the 50's or 60's, the type of film where most...

Cannes 2012 Review: RUST AND BONE Stays too Grounded for its Own Good

Rust and Bone's narrative reminded me of an old-school pulpy melodrama from the 50's or 60's, the type of film where most of the narrative momentum comes not so much from cause and effect, but from traumatic stuff happening every...

Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts In The Trailer For Audiard's RUST AND BONE

After scoring a very deserved Oscar nomination for his prison drama A Prophet, anticipation would have been high for whatever came next from director Jacques Audiard no matter what. But then when Audiard cast Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts -...

Marion Cotillard Starring In A PROPHET Director's RUST AND BONE

A Prophet director Jacques Audiard is about to launch into production of his next feature and he's bringing one hell of a cast with him. Starring in the adaptation of Craig Davidson's story of the same name, Rust And Bone...

Win Jacques Audiard's Prison Drama A PROPHET On BluRay

Jacques Audiard's stunning prison drama A Prophet hits DVD and BluRay tomorrow and the fine folk at Sony Pictures Classics have offered up a copy of the film on BluRay for some lucky ScreenAnarchy reader. You want it? Email me...