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Tommy Lee Jones to Head Tokyo Festival Jury

Patrick Frater reports: Veteran American actor Tommy Lee Jones will head the competition jury at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival. The 30th edition of the festival will run Oct. 25 to Nov. 3 in venues across the Japanese capital. [...]

‘Pedicab’ Wins Best Film Award at Shanghai Festival

Patrick Frater report: “Pedicab,” directed by Paolo Villaluna from the Philippines, was Sunday named as the winner of the Golden Goblet trophy for best film at the Shanghai International Film Festival. The film follows an unusual collection of [...]

Cannes Film Review: ‘Becoming Cary Grant’

Cary Grant’s inner life, including his experiments with LSD, is a ripe topic for a documentary, but this one trips along the surface. Owen Gleiberman writes: “Becoming Cary Grant” is a catchy title for an inside Hollywood documentary. It [...]

[VIDEO] Documentary: ‘Revolution’ (1968)

It’s hard to imagine a moment remotely similar in the history of the human race. Between 1966 and 1969, LSD was still semi-legal and becoming hugely popular, as much a middle class rage as Twitter is now, turning an entire demographic from [...]

Film Review: ‘Churchill’

Brian Cox plays Winston Churchill with blustery conviction in a decent, prosaic drama about the wartime lesson he had to learn. Owen Gleiberman writes: In a historical biopic, nothing can shed light on a legendary figure — or, at least, knock him [...]

LIVE: Cannes Film Festival 2017 Winners Announced

Cannes: ‘The Square’ Takes Palme D’Or; Sofia Coppola Best Director; Acting Honors For Joaquin Phoenix & Diane Kruger. UPDATED: After being snubbed by the Academy in 2015 when his lauded (and Un Certain Regard-winning) Force Majeure did [...]