Which Cannes Film Will Win the Palme d’Or? Let’s Rank Their Chances | Festivals & Awards

It’s worth keeping in mind that critics haven’t seen any of these films, and in some cases, we don’t even have a really strong sense of what a particular movie is about. Also important: Handicappers will sometimes base their predictions on who the jury president is, assuming that the kind of film that he or … Read more

American Pavilion Launches Cannes Video Contest | Festivals & Awards

One winner will receive full tuition for The American Pavilion 2024 Cannes Student Program including housing, daily breakfast, ground transportation, festival accreditation, and more (see full details here). The prize does not include travel to and from France and any meals besides breakfast. The winner may choose another AmPav program instead of Cannes as set forth in the Terms and … Read more

Boy Kills World Cannes trailer

A “Cannes trailer” for the dystopian action thriller Boy Kills World – starring Bill Skarsgard and Jessica Rothe, produced by Sam Raimi A release date still hasn’t been announced for director Moritz Mohr’s dystopian action thriller Boy Kills World, which stars Bill Skarsgard (It) and Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day) – but while we wait for that information, a … Read more

Jeanne du Barry stars Johnny Depp “felt exposed” at Cannes

Johnny Depp’s first project since his lengthy public trial has screened at Cannes, and the star reflects on being back at the event. Johnny Depp’s rocky journey of regaining public support may or may not have gone the way he wanted. When his ex, Amber Heard accused him of abuse, people became divisive over believing … Read more

Cannes 2023 Video #10: Chaz Ebert Interviews Jeffrey Wright, DePaul University/CHA Youth Resident Filmmakers and More | Chaz at Cannes

Unique Moore, Isis Gullette and Christal Westmoreland. Photo by Jeff Carrion/DePaul University. And last but not least, we interview three enterprising young filmmakers from the DePaul/CHA Youth Filmmakers program—Isis Gullette, Unique Moore and Christal Westmoreland—and follow them onto the red carpet where they were ready for their close-ups. Their gowns were custom made by couture … Read more

Cannes 2023 Video #9: Nicholas Guest on Fallen Leaves, Monster, Strange Way of Life and More | Chaz at Cannes

Chaz Ebert Chaz is the CEO of several Ebert enterprises, including the President of The Ebert Company Ltd, and of Ebert Digital LLC, Publisher of RogerEbert.com, President of Ebert Productions and Chairman of the Board of The Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation, and Co- Founder and Producer of Ebertfest, the film festival now in its … Read more

Cannes 2023: The Sweet East, The Book of Solutions, The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed | Festivals & Awards

Eight years have passed since the last feature by “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” director Michel Gondry. His at least semi-autobiographical new comedy-drama “The Book of Solutions” (also in the Directors’ Fortnight section) offers a slightly alarming yet endearingly whimsical pseudo-explanation for why it’s taken him so long to make another movie. Centered on … Read more