Hacksaw Ridge – Trailer

I love a good war flick, though preferably of the more–relatively speaking–modern variety, where the people doing the fighting believe that what they’re doing is for all the right reasons, till they often come to see whichever conflict they happen to be engaging in a context larger than themselves. I think the first I can […]

‘Fading Gigolo’ Trailer

I am not a huge Woody Allen fan, in fact the only film of his that I think I saw was “Sleeper.” Though I do hear a lot about how I am supposed to like his work. That being said, there’s something about multi-hyphenate director John Turturro’s “Fading Gigolo” that really interests me.  And despite getting […]

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 […]