Bill Pohlad wants 'Love & Mercy' to take you inside the genius of Beach Boy Brian Wilson

Posted by · 8:53 am · May 21st, 2015

“Love & Mercy” director Bill Pohlad discusses Brian Wilson, avoiding the pitfalls of a greatest hits approach to biopics, putting you in the music legend’s head and a whole lot more.

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Review: Gaspar Noé's 'Love' is a barrage of sex mainstream cinema has rarely seen

Posted by · 2:46 am · May 21st, 2015

“Love,” which debuted today at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, resonates despite director Gaspar Noé’s decision to overwhelm the viewer with graphic sex.

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Roger Deakins will shoot Denis Villeneuve's 'Blade Runner' sequel

Posted by · 10:32 am · May 20th, 2015

Cinematographer Roger Deakins has signed on to shoot Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner” sequel after working with the director on “Prisoners” and “Sicario.”

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I'll miss you, David Letterman

Posted by · 5:00 am · May 20th, 2015

David Letterman signs off tonight for the last time, bringing an end to his epic 33-year career as the king of late night.

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7 things I learned from the Wired oral history of Industrial Light & Magic

Posted by · 9:50 am · May 19th, 2015

Visual effects house Industrial Light & Magic is celebrating 40 years in the game this year. A great Wired oral history tells the tale, but here are a few fun takeaways.

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Review: 'Sicario' simmers as it indicts the fallacy of the drug war we can't win

Posted by · 6:55 am · May 19th, 2015

Denis Villeneuve’s “Sicario” is a slow building thriller that has a lot to say about the current U.S. led drug war and features fantastic performances by Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro.

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Mindy Kaling says she wept when she visited Pixar to discuss 'Inside Out'

Posted by · 8:00 am · May 18th, 2015

Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling discussed their experiences making “Inside Out” at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Monday.

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Review: 'Inside Out' is simply one of Pixar's most creative films ever

Posted by · 2:36 am · May 18th, 2015

“Inside Out” is Pixar’s most creative film in years and features stand-out vocal performances by Amy Poehler and Phyllis Smith.

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The deification of 'Steve Jobs' begins with first look teaser trailer

Posted by · 7:17 pm · May 17th, 2015

Universal Pictures has released a first look teaser at this fall’s hotly anticipated biopic “Steve Jobs.”

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Cate Blanchett says she told reporter she hasn't had sexual relationships with women

Posted by · 4:57 am · May 17th, 2015

During a press conference for “Carol” at the Cannes Film Festival, Cate Blanchett says she clarified with a trade reporter that she had not had sexual relationships with women.

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Review: Cate Blanchett masters all the signals for Todd Haynes' 'Carol'

Posted by · 5:41 pm · May 16th, 2015

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara deliver remarkable performances in Todd Haynes’ “Carol.”

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Review: The tragedy and talent of Amy Winehouse's life unfolds in powerful doc 'Amy'

Posted by · 8:10 am · May 16th, 2015

Asif Kapadia’s new documentary “Amy” masterfully chronicles the talent and tragedy of Amy Winehouse’s short life.

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Review: Matthew McConaughey and Gus Van Sant get lost in 'The Sea of Trees'

Posted by · 10:45 pm · May 15th, 2015

Gus Van Sant’s unwieldy mix of independent and commercial styles dooms this Cannes drama.

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Review: 'Son of Saul' is a truly remarkable cinematic experience

Posted by · 8:31 am · May 15th, 2015

Holocaust drama signifies the arrival of an important new filmmaker in Laszlo Nemes.

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Review: Emma Stone does her best to bring Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man' to life

Posted by · 6:55 am · May 15th, 2015

Emma Stone and Parker Posey do their best, but Woody Allen’s latest drama, “Irrational Man,” is almost as forgettable as his last effort, “Magic in the Moonlight.”

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'Hateful Eight' looks good, but 'Lion' may be Harvey Weinstein's secret Oscar player

Posted by · 11:19 am · May 14th, 2015

Harvey Weinstein previewed The Weinstein Company’s 2015 slate in Cannes Thursday evening with films such as “The Hateful Eight,” “Lion,” “Southpaw,” “Tulip Fever,” “Adam Jones,” “Carol” and “Macbeth” making the assembled media take notice.

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'Beginners' director Mike Mills lands Bening, Gerwig and Fanning for '20th Century Women'

Posted by · 9:24 am · May 14th, 2015

Mike Mills will be teaming up with Annapurna Pictures on “20th Century Women,” and he’s rounded up a trio of talented actresses to see it through: Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning.

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Tom Hardy says he knew he owed George Miller an apology after he saw 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Posted by · 5:45 am · May 14th, 2015

The Cannes press conference for “Mad MaxL Fury Road” finds Tom Hardy apologizing to director George Miller. Plus, we discover what Mel Gibson thinks about the movie.

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