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The 2014 Cannes Film Festival announces its selection of films

1 hour ago | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

One of the most prestigious festivals on the film circuit is the Cannes Film Festival. Over the years, numerous films that have made their premiere at the festival have gone on to critical acclaim and awards, including Pulp Fiction, Apocalypse Now, Dancer In The Dark, and The Tree Of Life.Over the years, this had led to the announcement of which films will be screening at the festival to become important on its own, as many film fans around the world are curious to know which filmmakers will choose to make their premieres at the festival. With the 2014 incarnation of the festival set to get underway on May 14th, the official selection that will be screening at the 11-day event has now been released. Opening the festival will be Oliver Dahan’s Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman. Other entries include Sils Maria, an Oliver Assayas film starring Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart, »

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Cannes: Looking Past the Hype and Hate (Analysis)

17 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice.” Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups.” Tim Burton’s “Big Eyes.” Hou Hsiao Hsien’s “The Assassin.” Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys.” Woody Allen’s “Magic in the Moonlight.” Doug Liman’s “Edge of Tomorrow.” Stephen Frear’s untitled Lance Armstrong biopic. Thomas Vinterberg’s “Far From the Madding Crowd.” Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman.”

The list of films and filmmakers once rumored to be hot prospects for the Cannes Film Festival, only to be go unmentioned during this morning’s official selection announcement, is, as usual, a long and tantalizing one — so tantalizing, in fact, that some festgoers may find themselves surveying the actual lineup today with a mild sense of deflation, even disappointment. I’ll be the first to admit that those of us fortunate enough to attend film festivals on a regular basis can too often lapse into a posture of whiny, »

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Cannes '14 line-up announced

18 hours ago | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Tim here. It's Christmas morning, everybody: the Cannes Film Festival announced its line-up today for this year's edition, running from May 14-25.

Opening Night

Grace of Monaco (dir. Olivier Dahan; starring Nicole Kidman)

Official Selection

Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas)

Saint Laurent (Bertrand Bonelo)

Winter's Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)

Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg) Yes No Maybe So

Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)

Mommy (Xavier Dolan)

The Captive (Atom Egoyan)

Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard)

The Search (Michel Hazanavicius)

The Homesman (Tommy Lee Jones) Yes No Maybe So

Still the Water (Naomi Kawase)

Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh)

Jimmy's Hall (Ken Loach)

Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller) We Can't Wait

Le Meraviglie (Alice Rohrwacher)

Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)

Wild Tales (Damian Szifron)

Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)

Un Certain Regard below the jump!

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- Tim Brayton

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2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup: New Movies from David Cronenberg, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Gosling and More

18 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The 2014 Cannes Film Festival slate has officially arrived, and it’s enough to make a cinephile salivate. Where else can you find the best of the best of filmmaking — including Atom Egoyan, Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh, Xavier Dolan, Wim Wenders, David Cronenberg and Alice Rohrwacher — together at the same party? Opening the festival is Olivier Dahan’s biopic Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman as the movie star turned princess. The story centers on her crisis of marriage and identity during a dispute between her husband, Prince Rainier III, and France's Charles de Gaulle in 1962. This week we told you about David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, featuring Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore, John Cusack, and Robert Pattinson in a tale about a...

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Ryan Gosling’s ‘Lost River’ To Screen At Cannes & First Image!

19 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

 

Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut Lost River is to screen in the Un Certain Regard category as part of this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  Formerly known as How To Catch A Monster, the highly-anticipated dark fantasy stars Mad Men siren Christina Hendricks and former Doctor Who Matt Smith.

Gosling has never been known to shy away from taking risks, and an edgy concept combined with an eclectic cast, including Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn and Eva Mendes, combined with the prospect of a definitive actor’s actor in the driving seat could make this something special. Also, hot off the press, is the first image right here:

The festival will also see British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach go head to head for the Palme d’Or. Leigh has made Mr Turner, a biopic of the artist Jmw Turner with Timothy Spall and Loach is contending with Jimmy’S Hall, »

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Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to go head-to-head at Cannes film festival

20 hours ago | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Jimmy's Hall, directed by Loach, and Leigh's Mr Turner among the 18 films selected to compete at prestigious event this year

Two of the greats of British cinema, Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, are to go head to head at this year's Cannes film festival, more than two decades since they first sparred for one of the most prestigious prizes in the film world.

The pair first competed at the premier European film festival in 1993, when Loach won the jury's prize for Raining Stones and Leigh walked away with the best director accolade for Naked.

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2014 Cannes Film Festival Full Line-Up

20 hours ago | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The official selections for the 67th Cannes Film Festival have been announced with a more mainstream than expected selection this year featuring quite a few films you've probably heard of.

New films are on over from such esteemed directors as David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard, Bennett Miller, Olivier Dahan, David Michod, Zhang Yimou, Atom Egoyan, Xavier Dolan, Ken Loach, Olivier Assayas, Rolf de Heer, Michel Hazanavicius, Mike Leigh, second-timer Tommy Lee Jones and first-timer Ryan Gosling.

Opening Film (Out of Competition):

"Grace of Monaco" – Olivier Dahan

Competition:

"The Captive" – Atom Egoyan

"Clouds of Sils Maria" – Olivier Assayas

"Two Days, One Night" – Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardennes

"Foxcatcher" – Bennett Miller

"Goodbye to Language" – Jean-Luc Godard

"The Homesman" – Tommy Lee Jones

"Jimmy's Hall" – Ken Loach

"Leviathan" – Andrey Zvyagintsev

"Le Meraviglie" – Alice Rohrwacher

"Maps to the Stars" – David Cronenberg

"Mommy" – Xavier Dolan

"Mr. Turner" – Mike Leigh

"Saint Laurent" – Bertrand Bonello

"The Search" – Michel Hazanavicius »

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Summer Films Must Win Back Apathetic Young Ticketbuyers

21 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

This is the moment of truth for two sectors of the movie business that are at opposite ends of the spectrum — opposite in terms of commerce and culture.

For the Hollywood studios, it’s launch time (and prayer time) for summer blockbusters, the wakeup calls for Spider-Man, the X-Men, Captain America, Godzilla and all their superhero (or super-villain) brethren.

Paradoxically, in Cannes, it’s also zero-hour for the auteur superheroes of the festival circuit — time for Mike Leigh, David Cronenberg, Lars von Trier and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu to unveil their epiphanies.

Both sectors this year have plenty to gain, and to fear. Hollywood is fretful about the sharply increased defection of the young audience, but optimistic about the booming foreign box office. Festival filmmakers fear the incursions of Hollywood blockbusters but are hopeful about the potential of digital and on-demand markets. Both have this in common: They know they need good product. »

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Cannes First Look: Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Biopic, Starring Timothy Spall

21 hours ago | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

A first image has arrived for Mike Leigh's much anticipated and long in-the-works J.M.W. Turner biopic -- simply titled "Mr. Turner" -- with Timothy Spall in the lead role as the famed Brit Romantic landscape painter. The film was announced this morning as part of the Cannes competition lineup. Check out the new still, below. While no official synopsis has been released for the film, we know that Marion Bailey, Dorothy Atkinson and Paul Jesson co-star in Leigh's first period piece since 1999's brilliant behind-the-scenes Mikado tale "Topsy-Turvy." Cinematographer Dick Pope ("Another Year") was in charge of lensing, while the National Gallery, the Tate Britain and Royal Academy granted special access to some of Turner's paintings for the project.Here’s what Leigh has had to say in the past about his interest in the artist, for hints about the direction of the film:"I want to explore the man, »

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Cannes 2014 Line-Up Led By The Rover, Maps To The Stars, Foxcatcher And More

22 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Cinephiles, rejoice! The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 line-up today and as usual, it’s pretty damn impressive. A lot of the movies announced were already expected to play at the prestigious fest, but there are definitely a few surprises as well.

Leading the way is Nicole Kidman’s Grace of Monaco, which will be the opener. Following that we’ll have David Cronenberg’s promising Maps to the Stars and Animal Kingdom helmer David Michod’s The Rover, two films that I absolutely cannot wait to see. Joining them will be Bennett Miller’s Oscar-hopeful Foxcatcher as well as Olivier Assayas’ Sils Maria. The Artist director Michel Hazavanicius will be here too with his new film The Search, and Mike Leigh returns with Mr. Turner. But that only scratches the surface, and there’s still more to come, as next week will see the announcement of the Critics’ Week and Directors’ Fortnight line-ups. »

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Cannes Official Selection 2014 Announced!

23 hours ago | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The line-up for the Cannes Film Festival 2014 has been announced, and it's a selection that includes some Festival regulars as well as some less familiar faces. So don your beret, strike up a Gauloise and peruse the full list of films in competition, screening out of competition and in the Un Certain Regard categories below.It's a strong selection, albeit mainly from directors who have appeared at the Festival multiple times before. Ken Loach (Jimmy's Hall), Mike Leigh (Mr Turner, pictured), Jean-Luc Godard (Goodbye To Language), the Dardennes brothers (Two Days, One Night), David Cronenberg (Maps To The Stars) and Atom Egoyan (The Captive) are all regulars. In fact, Damian Szifron and Bennett Miller are the only directors in the competition who are at the Festival for the first time.Screening out of competition is How To Train Your Dragon 2, occupying the traditional big-animated-film-screening-at-Cannes spot. The Un Certain Regard »

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Complete 2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup

23 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

This morning the 2014 Cannes Film Festival lineup was announced and while at least one Out of Competition title is still to be announced, along with the Critics' Week and Directors' Fortnight lineups, we have a look at what films make up the competition and it's largely a lot of the titles that were rumored heading into today's announcement. Among the competition titles you have Atom Egoyan's Captives, which we'll have to hope is better than Devil's Knot, Bennett Miller's highly anticipated Foxcatcher, Jean-Luc Godard's 3D feature Goodbye To Language, The Homesman from Tommy Lee Jones, Ken Loach's Jimmy's Hall and David Cronengberg's Maps to the Stars. I'm jealous I won't be there to see Xavier Dolan's first time in competition with Mommy, Mike Leigh is again at Cannes with Mr. Turner and Michel Hazanavicius returns to Cannes after The Artist took the fest by storm with The Search. »

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Cannes selections: the breakdown

17 April 2014 7:28 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Croisette regulars veterans Jean Luc Godard, Ken Loach and Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne will compete alongside Competition first-timers Alice Rohrwacher, Xavier Dolan and Damian Szifron at the Cannes Film Festival next month.

Artistic director Thierry Fremaux announced the Official Selection of the 67th edition on Thursday (17) at a packed press conference at the Normandie Cinema on the Champs Elysées in Paris.

“Anyone who makes a film of more than one hour in duration, has the right to submit a film to Cannes… this year we received some 1,800 films in total – all of which were screened,” said Fremaux.

He announced 49 titles in total from 28 countries and hinted a further two or three could be announced ahead of Cannes. [Click here for the full list.]

Fremaux, who tied up the line-up at 1am local time ahead of the announcement, said films were arriving later and later for consideration due to digitisation of filmmaking.

“It used to be that January was late,” he said. “Now »

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Cannes Competition mixes veterans and debutants

17 April 2014 7:28 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Palme d’Or winners Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne and Ken Loach compete alongside Grand Salle debutants Alice Rohrwacher and Naomi Kawase.

Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux announced the Official Selection of the 67th edition on Thursday (April 17) at a packed press conference at the Normandie Cinema on the Champs Elysées in Paris.

“Anyone who makes a film of more than one hour in duration, has the right to submit a film to Cannes… this year we received some 1,800 films in total – all of which were screened,” said Fremaux.

In total, Fremaux announced 49 titles from 28 countries and promised another two or three additional titles could be announced ahead of Cannes. [Click here for the full list]

Competition

The 18-title selection included Palme d’Or winners Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s Two Days, One Night, starring Marion Cotillard [pictured], described by Fremaux as a “Belgian western”; and Ken Loach’s Jimmy Hall, which the veteran director has announced will be his last feature film.

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2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced; Foxcatcher, Maps To The Stars, How To Train Your Dragon 2, and More to Premiere

17 April 2014 7:04 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The 2014 Cannes Film Festival lineup has been announced, and it has some heavy hitters.  Technically, the biggest is How to Train Your Dragon 2, but Cannes has played host to DreamWorks Animation films in the past in an attempt to give the festival a wider appeal.  Plus, that movie is playing out of competition.  Among the indies, the one I'll be keeping an eye on is Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, and Mark Ruffalo.  Other notable contenders include David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars, David Michôd’s The Rover, Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman, Ryan Gosling's Lost River (formerly titled How to Catch a Monster), Zhang Yimou's Coming Home, and Atom Egoyan's The Captive. Hit the jump to check out the full lineup.  The 2014 Cannes Film Festival runs from May 15 – 25th. Via Vulture. Opener Grace of Monaco, »

- Matt Goldberg

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Cannes 2014 Lineup Revealed: Nicole Kidman, Channing Tatum, Ryan Gosling, and More

17 April 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

This morning the lineup was announced for the annual Cannes Film Festival, the glittery European festival where a premium is placed luxury and decadence and many super important, Oscar-bound films make their starry debut. And this year's festival, which didn't include any big surprises or giant-sized premieres, is still an embarrassment of riches nonetheless.

The opening night film, "Grace of Monaco," features Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly. This lavish period biopic, directed by "La Vie En Rose" filmmaker Olivier Dahan, had been previously announced. But it still set the bar pretty high, at least when it came to prestige movies starring big time celebrities. Thankfully, the rest of the slate followed through.

Amongst the movies with big names are "Moneyball" director Bennett Miller's based on a true story "Foxcatcher," which features Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum; genius French director (and Cannes favorite) Olivier Assayas's drama "Clouds of Sils Maria, »

- Drew Taylor

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Cannes lineup: Ryan Gosling, Bennett Miller, and 'Dragons' get festival showcase

17 April 2014 6:09 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher, starring Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, and Steve Carell, was one of the high-profile movies that was announced this morning for competition in next month’s Cannes Film Festival. Also competing for the Palme d’Or is The Homesman from director Tommy Lee Jones, and David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, which features Robert Pattinson.

Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, How to Catch a Monster, starring Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, will premiere in the Un Certain Regard side category.

How to Train Your Dragons 2 will also premiere at Cannes, with an out of competition screening. »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Cannes 2014. Official Competition Lineup

17 April 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Cannes has announced the lineup for the Official Competition and Un Certain Regard section, as well as special screenings, for the 67th edition of the festival.

 

Competition

Opening Night: Grace de Monaco (Olivier Dahan)

Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas)

Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg)

Saint Laurent (Bertrand Bonello)

Kis Uykusu (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)

Deux jours, une nuit (Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne)

Mommy (Xavier Dolan)

Captives (Atom Egoyan)

Adieu au langage (Jean-Luc Godard)

The Search (Michel Hazanavicius)

The Homesman (Tommy Lee Jones)

Futatsume no Mado (Naomi Kawase)

Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh)

Jimmy's Hall (Ken Loach)

Fox Catcher (Bennett Miller)

Le Meraviglie (Alice Rohrwacher)

Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)

Relatos Salvajes (Damian Szifron)

Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)

 

Un Certain Regard

Opening Night: Party Girl (Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis)

Jauja (Lisandro Alonso)

La Chambre Bleue (Mathieu Amalric)

Incompresa (Asia Argento)

Titli (Kanu Behl)

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her (Ned Benson)

Bird People »

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2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced

17 April 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

This morning, the films were announced for the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival. Included in competition are Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language, Tommy Lee Jones's The Homesman, The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius's The Search, David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars, and more. Out of competition, we already knew that Grace of Monaco was to open the whole thing, but the festival will also feature Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, Lost River. Jane Campion is heading up the jury. Read the full lineup below. The festival runs May 15-25. See you there, if we can find enough linen clothing.Opener Grace of Monaco, Olivier Dahan (trailer) Competition Goodbye to Language, Jean-Luc Godard Clouds of Sils Maria, Olivier Assayas The HomesmanTommy Lee Jones (trailer) Jimmy’s Hall, Ken Loach La Meraviglie, Alice Rohrwacher Leviathan, Andrei Zvyagintsev Maps to the Stars, David Cronenberg (trailer) Mommy, »

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Cannes 2014: Official Selection announced

17 April 2014 5:39 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

The full Official Selection lineup for this year's 67th Cannes Film Festival, which takes place from 14-24 May, was announced in Paris this morning at 10pm GMT. As previously revealed, New Zealand director Jane Campion, best known for 1993 Palme d'Or winner The Piano, will preside over the jury this time around. Olivier Dahan's long-delayed Grace of Monaco (2014) - which sees Australian actress Nicole Kidman play the late, great Grace Kelly - will be first out on the Croisette as opening film. Meanwhile, highlights of this year's Palme d'Or race include new films from Nuri Bilge Ceylan, David Cronenberg, Xavier Dolan, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and the Oscar-winning director of The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius. Sadly, however, Terrence Malick will not be in attendance with any of his new features.

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