The Cannes Film Festival has announced its jury, and aside from the President (past Palme winner Nanni Moretti), there are some surprising picks. Among them: Jean Paul Gaultier, the designer perhaps best known for creating the cone bra Madonna wore to Cannes some 21 years ago. Perhaps he can share some fashion tips with Read More
“I really love Ace Ventura,” Frederic Boyer, veteran of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight, told The Observer in a recent interview. “Some people think that coming from the Fortnight, I’m very …” He made frustrated hand gestures, grasping for the right word in English. Read More
September’s Toronto Film Festival–not the most glamorous or eagerly awaited among the film festival circuit, but the one whose placement in the calendar tends to position Oscar front-runners, has announced some of this year’s lineup. Films to play in Toronto include Glenn Close’s woman-in-drag drama Albert Nobbs, Luc Besson’s Aung San Suu Kyi drama The Read More
It’ll be sitting room only for 180 lucky fans of GoodFellas (or, just maybe, Shutter Island) at the Film Forum next week, as the Manhattan auteur not named Woody Allen addresses the Film Forum audience at a Feb. 23 screening of last year’s Fran Lebowitz documentary Public Speaking. Wait, everyone loves Martin Scorsese, but Read More
People who have been aching to know what kind of Hollywood talent will power HBO’s film adaptation of Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Too Big To Fail need wait no longer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paul Giamatti has landed the role of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Here’s the cast list:
- Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Saving Read More