Cannes 2024: Grand Tour, Motel Destino, Beating Hearts | Festivals & Awards

There’s a warning up front for viewers sensitive to flashing imagery, but Aïnouz might also have provided a cautionary note about the palpable dampness and odors of the movie’s titular sex motel, even if you can’t technically feel or smell them. Iago Xavier plays Heraldo, the handy slab of beefcake who holes up at the … Read more

Fated for All: Romanclusivity Captures Our Hearts in Bridgerton and Beyond | TV/Streaming

If there is an apotheosis of romanclusivity, “Bridgerton” is it. This show delights in the conventions that Romance readers adore. For those of us traditionally sidelined, Shondaland and original showrunner Chris Van Dusen celebrate inclusion—making it known people of color existed in Britain before the Regency era, including in Queen Charlotte’s African ancestry. Brownell was … Read more

Hearts of Darkness director Eleanor Coppola has died at 87

Eleanor Coppola, director of the ground-breaking filmmaking documentary Hearts of Darkness and wife of Francis Ford Coppola, has died at 87. Eleanor Coppola, wife of Francis Ford Coppola, has died at the age of 87. She is best known for Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse, the 1991 documentary which chronicled the making of Apocalypse … Read more

Zendaya commands the tennis court and the hearts of men in Luca Guadagnino’s new film

In the Challengers trailer, Bones and All director Luca Guadagnino and Zendaya team up for a wicked game of tennis and heartbreak. As if the summer isn’t hot enough, Luca Guadagnino (Bones and All, Call Me By Your Name) and Zendaya (dune, Spider-Man: No Way Home) are turning up the heat with today’s Challengers trailer, … Read more