Dirty Grandpa – Red Band Trailer

I haven’t seen Dan Mazer’s Dirty Grandpa–though looking at the trailer I get the feeling that I have.  Uptight man goes with his grandfather on a trip–the grandpa, who doesn’t know his son very well, and is probably dying–bonds with him. Which brings the question:  What is Robert De Niro doing?  At this point it can’t be […]

‘Grudge Match’ Trailer

I have never been too fond of boxing films.  Their goal is generally an inspirational one, but truth be told I don’t tend to find two guy pounding each other into incoherence all that inspiring.  Peter Segal’s “Grudge Match” looks to be more geared toward the the comedic than the inspirational, which is good. Plus, […]

Cannes: Opening Night Ceremony

 The 64th edition of the Cannes Film Festival is in full swing today. The opening ceremony took place last night (May 11) at the Grand Théâtre Lumière located in the legendary Avenue de la Croisette in the small French Riviera town. Hosted by the young and beautiful French actress Mélanie Laurent, (“Inglorious Basterds” “Beginners”), the […]

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 […]