‘Most Wanted’: Film Review

‘Most Wanted’: Film Review The hard-headed reporter who doesn’t play by the rules is a stock character of films that invariably do. So it proves, again, in “Most Wanted,” a fact-based Canadian procedural of police skulduggery ...

‘Most Wanted’ Trailer: ‘Mommy’s’ Antoine Olivier Pilon & Josh Hartnett Track The Drug Deal From Hell

‘Most Wanted’ Trailer: ‘Mommy’s’ Antoine Olivier Pilon & Josh Hartnett Track The Drug Deal From Hell The trailer for “Most Wanted” brings up two major questions. What the hell happened to Antoine Olivier Pilon after “Mommy?” And whatever happened to Josh Hartnett? Well, the long answer is, Pilon, ...

Gone with the Wind and Finally Facing a Complicated Legacy

Gone with the Wind and Finally Facing a Complicated Legacy HBO Max made a splash earlier this month when it debuted its service with an inaugural line-up of cinema classics. From Warner Bros. crown jewels like Casablanca to major Criterion Collection gems ...

Stream of the Day: Why ‘The Florida Project’ Has a Perfect Ending

Stream of the Day: Why ‘The Florida Project’ Has a Perfect Ending With readers turning to their home viewing options more than ever, this daily feature provides one new movie each day worth checking out on a major streaming platform. Few movie endings over the last ...

Scarlett Johansson on ‘SNL’: 3 Sketches You Have to See

Scarlett Johansson on ‘SNL’: 3 Sketches You Have to See Look, sometimes an entire episode is a big swing and a miss. It happens. It’s somewhat surprising that it happened while Scarlett Johansson hosted, because her previous five hosting gigs have yielded ...

Former Seville International Execs Anick Poirier & Lorne Price Launch Film Sales Outfit WaZabi Films

Exclusive: Former Seville International execs Anick Poirier and Lorne Price are launching international sales company WaZabi Films in the wake of eOne shuttering indie films stalwart Seville. The new ...

Cannes Review: ‘Matthias & Maxime’ is an Unnervingly Mute Study of Contrasts

Of the many labels Xavier Dolan’s Matthias & Maxime came attached with ahead of its Cannes premiere, few felt as apt as those that billed the Canadian’s eighth feature as “a return.” Three years after ...

Xavier Dolan on Film’s Gay Double Standard: ‘We Never Talk About Heterosexual Films’

Xavier Dolan on Film’s Gay Double Standard: ‘We Never Talk About Heterosexual Films’ Xavier Dolan made his long-awaited return to the Cannes Film Festival on May 22 for the world premiere of his latest drama, “Matthias & Maxime.” Critics were favorable to the romance, calling it a ...

Cannes Multi-Prize Champ Xavier Dolan On ‘Matthias And Maxime’: ‘The Film Is Not Gay, It’s Life’

Cannes Multi-Prize Champ Xavier Dolan On ‘Matthias And Maxime’: ‘The Film Is Not Gay, It’s Life’ Quebec wunderkind filmmaker Xavier Dolan, who ten years ago at the age of 20 arrived at Cannes and knocked their socks off with I Killed My Mother, returns to the Croisette with Matthias and Maxime ...

‘Matthias & Maxime’ Film Review: Xavier Dolan Finds Maturity at the Ripe Old Age of 30

‘Matthias & Maxime’ Film Review: Xavier Dolan Finds Maturity at the Ripe Old Age of 30 From one point of view, Xavier Dolan’s career looks like a precocious, single-minded blitz. As a director (he’s also a writer and actor), he’s made eight films between 2009 and 2019, with his first ...

Cannes Film Review: ‘Matthias & Maxime’

Cannes Film Review: ‘Matthias & Maxime’ If there’s one term that Xavier Dolan probably never wants or needs to hear again, it’s “enfant terrible.” Irresistible to use when the Québécois auteur was 19, rattling out of the gate with his ...

Xavier Dolan Hails ‘Magnificent’ Cannes Competitor ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’: A ‘Powerful Piece of Cinema’

Xavier Dolan Hails ‘Magnificent’ Cannes Competitor ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’: A ‘Powerful Piece of Cinema’ Cannes whiz kid Xavier Dolan may be readying to premiere his latest film, “Matthias & Maxime,” at the French festival that helped put him on the map, but the Québécois creator appears to have already ...

Daily Dead Salutes Your Shorts (Mother’s Day Edition): Happy Mother’S Day, Mommy, and Plucked

Happy Friday, everyone! We have another installment of Daily Dead’s ongoing Salutes Your Shorts series, where we take a moment to celebrate the art of short-form genre storytelling. With Mother’s Day ...

The Best Movies of Each Year This Decade, According to 13 Film Critics

The end of 2018 means there is only one year left before a massive wave of lists naming the best movies of the decade hits the internet. This time next year, critics will be furiously debating which ...

Has Herr Dolan Really Run Amok?

Xavier Dolan's Heartbeats (2010) is showing November 10 – December 9, 2018 on Mubi in the United States.Xavier Dolan is infatuated with image. The Louis Vuitton model makes films of meticulous ...

It: Chapter 2 Adds Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink in Supporting Roles

The cast of New Line Cinema's highly-anticipated horror sequel It: Chapter 2 continues to be rounded out, with Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink coming aboard. Doland will portray Adrian Mellon, who, in ...

Best Cannes Directors of the 21st Century

Best Cannes Directors of the 21st Century There’s nothing like a rousing walk up the Cannes red carpet, flashbulbs exploding, plus lengthy standing ovations after the premiere, to feed a filmmaker’s hungry ego. Although the world’s most ...

Filmmaker Xavier Dolan Pens Emotional Thank You To ‘Love, Simon’

Receiving critical acclaim for his films like “Mommy,” “I Killed My Mother,” and “It’s Only the End of the World,” Xavier Dolan is fast becoming one of the most talked-about filmmakers working today. ...

Celluloid Dreams boards 'Death Of A Ladies' Man' with Gabriel Byrne (exclusive)

Celluloid Dreams boards 'Death Of A Ladies' Man' with Gabriel Byrne (exclusive) Title taken from 1977 album by Leonard Cohen, who gave blessing to the project before his death. Celluloid Dreams has acquired world sales rights on Matt Bissonnette’s Death Of A Ladies’ Man starring ...

Celluloid Dreams boards Leonard Cohen-inspired 'Death Of A Ladies' Man' with Gabriel Byrne (exclusive)

Celluloid Dreams boards Leonard Cohen-inspired 'Death Of A Ladies' Man' with Gabriel Byrne (exclusive) Title taken from 1977 album by Leonard Cohen, who gave blessing to the project before his death. Celluloid Dreams has acquired world sales rights on Matt Bissonnette’s Death Of A Ladies’ Man starring ...

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