The House That Jack Built – Official US Trailer

Lars von Trier is apparently a pretty screwed-up guy.  From his flirtation with Hitler at Cannes a few years ago to  a problem with alcohol (which may be intertwined) the guy clearly has some baggage. I’m not a fan–I enjoyed 2011’s Melancholia and barely recall having seen 2009’s Antichrist–but to me he sounds like a guy teetering […]

Cannes’ List of Winners

Palme d’Or (Golden Palm): ‘The Tree of Life” by Terrence Malick (United States) Grand Prize: Shared between “The Kid with the Bike” by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (Belgium) and “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia” by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey) Jury Prize: “Poliss” by Maiwenn (France) Best Director: Nicolas Winding Refn for “Drive” (Denmark) Best […]

Cannes: Feature Films Jury

    FEATURE FILMS JURY Robert DE NIRO, President – Actor, Director / USA; Martina GUSMAN Actress and producer / Argentina; Nansun SHIProducer / Hong Kong – China; Uma THURMAN Actress, scriptwriter, producer / USA; Linn ULLMANN Writer, journalist, literary critic / Norway; Olivier ASSAYASDirector / France; Jude LAW Actor, producer / UK; Mahamat Saleh […]

Cannes 2011:Short Films Competition

The Short Films Competition  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aD_AiNAco8k&feature=featuredSHORT As with feature films, the prime distinction in the Short Film Competition is aPalmed’Or. This competition for new works of up to 15 minutes in length has launch the career of many filmmakers who found a place in the official selection a few years later.  Among themJaneCampion,XavierGiannoliand Nuri Bilge Ceylan. […]