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Weekly Wrap: Complete Cannes Coverage, Reviews, Emmys, Interviews, Venice Fest & More

by Sophia Savage and Anne Thompson
May 21, 2011 1:13 AM
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Weekend Preview: Pirates Will Push Back Thor and Bridesmaids, but Midnight in Paris Is Must-See.


Oscar Talk at Cannes: Von Trier Scandal, Tree of Life, Palme d’Or Contenders.

Cannes Festival Censures Von Trier For Nazi/Hitler Comments; Melancholia Eligible for Palme d’Or.

Cannes Video: Hamm and Westfeldt Talk Friends with Kids.

Cannes Filmmaker Preview: Nuri Bilge Ceylan is Master of Distance.

Cannes: Sleeping Beauty Intros Director Leigh, Keeps Audience at Bay, Bought by Sundance Selects.

Cannes Tree of Life Update: Malick Shows Up For Big Night.

Cannes Pattern: Skip Press Conference, Show for Movie; Gibson Walks Beaver Red Carpet.

Cannes: Weinstein Chases Wettest County in New Indie Landscape.

Cannes Update: Film Society Celebrates New Lincoln Center Cinemas with Free Programming and runs a Film Fan Story Contest: Winner Gets Seat.

Cannes Video: Gibson Talks Foster’s The Beaver, Acting, Directing, But Not His “three-ring circus”.


Cannes Review: Tree of Life Lures Packed House, Oscar-Worthy Pitt Speaks for Missing Director Malick.

The Tree of Life Reviews: “Visionary Cinema, Shockingly Banal, Mesmerizing, Surrender To It.”

Cannes We Need to Talk About Kevin Reviews: Tough Pick-Up Hooked to Swinton Oscar Campaign.

Cannes: Melancholia Raves Overshadowed by Von Trier Tempest; Scorsese’s Five Obstructions.

Cannes The Artist Reviews: “A Triumph of Artistic Teleportation, A Big Blast of Pure Delight.”

Cannes Palme d’Or Contender The Kid with a Bike Reviews: “Unstinting Compassion, Movie Moralists.”

Take Shelter Wins Cannes Critics Week Grand Prix: Shannon Perf “Stuff Bad Dreams Are Made Of.”


68th Venice Film Festival May Feature Polanski, Cronenberg, Solondz, McQueen, Winterbottom, Arnold.

EXCLUSIVE First Look: Life In A Day’s New Poster, Hits Theaters July 24.

James Cameron and Michael Bay Talk State of 3-D, Avatar, Dark of the Moon: “Not an Afterthought”.

Paramount, Fox, Cameron Relaunch Titanic Again in Retro-3-D.

Production Begins on The Dark Knight Rises.

Jennifer Lawrence as Hunger Games Star Katniss Everdeen.

Emmy Watch: Mad Men’s Matthew Weiner Talks Trend-Setting Future Seasons

BBC Films Develops Music and Silence with Director Lone Scherfig.

Alamo Drafthouse’s 2011 Rolling Roadshow Features Best Texan Films in Iconic Locations, This June.

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Lynn Hershman Leeson Talks !Women Art Revolution, Feminism, Outtakes of History.

MGM and Sony Partner on Bond, Dragon Tattoo and Now, 21 Jump Street.

Provincetown Film Fest 2011 Lineup: Opens with Perfect Family; Honors Aronofsky, Farmiga, Maysles.

Oz: The Great and Powerful: All Star Cast includes Awards Contenders Williams, Franco, Kunis, Weisz.

Teaser Trailer: Super 8 Preview.

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Meryl Streep and Steve Carell for Great Hope Springs.


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