The first TIFF premiere has been picked up ahead of its debut, as Cohen Media Group (Frozen River, The Lady, The Awakening) grabbed the latest political suspense thriller from the great Costa-Gavras. The man responsible for such classics as Z and Missing has returned after a few years with Capital, which takes a look at the high finance sector of France.
We’ve also found the first trailer, which indicates quite a thrilling take on a new sort of Robin Hood. Judging by this fast acquisition, it looks Costa-Gravas has replicated the same intense style found in some of his other work. Check out the trailer below for the film adapted from Stephane Osmont‘s novel and starring Gabriel Byrne, Gad Elmaleh, Natacha Regnier, Céline Sallette, Liya Kebede, Hyppolite Girardot, Daniel Mesguich and Bernard Le Coq.
Capital premieres at TIFF, but no US release date as been announced yet.
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
With this year’s Cannes Film Festival halfway done, one of the clear highlights is Coens‘ 1960′s-set folk music tale Inside Llewyn Davis. Profiling a down on his luck musician (Oscar Isaac), whose natural talent indicates he is destined for success, the film is a vivid portrait of what it means to be a starving artist. In [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
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