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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 [...]

Flashback: ‘Wild in the Streets’, 1968

J. Hoberman writes: A scurrilous political satire, “Wild in the Streets” opened in the spring of 1968 and played more or less continuously in drive-ins and grindhouse theaters throughout that convulsive election year. Opposition to the Vietnam [...]

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 [...]

[VIDEO] Listening To Blade Runner

In the futuristic year of 2019, Los Angeles has become a dark and depressing metropolis, filled with urban decay. Rick Deckard, an ex-cop, is a “Blade Runner”. Blade runners are people assigned to assassinate “replicants”. [...]

Netflix Controversy Casts Shadow Over Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — The 70th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday under the lights of Cote D’Azur sunshine and high-wattage stars such as Will Smith and Marion Cotillard. But a brewing storm over Netflix’s place at the world’s most [...]

Cary Grant: How 100 Acid Trips in ‘Changed my Life’

At the height of his fame, Cary Grant turned to LSD therapy for help. He later claimed the drug saved him, but did it also spell the end of his career? Xan Brooks writes: In the late 1950s, at the height of his fame, Cary Grant set off on a trip [...]

[VIDEO] New Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Trailer

A new trailer was released this week for a live-action Tokyo Ghoul movie, which was announced last summer. Tokyo Ghoul is a popular manga series which follows Ken Kaneki, a college kid who gets transformed into a half-ghoul. Ghouls are kind of like [...]