Since delivering one of the best performances of her career in Certified Copy last year, Juliette Binoche is continuing on the foreign circuit with her drama Elles, seeing a release this spring. During TIFF last year I got a chance to check out Malgorzata Szumowska’s story about a journalist whose story on high-end prostitues starts to careen with her personal life. I was mixed on the film, as her interviews with the subjects and their own stories were much more involving than Binoche’s personal struggles. If you are a fan of her work though, I do recommend it and today Vulture gives us a preview in a red band trailer which one can view below.
Juliette Binoche stars as a journalist researching an article on student prostitution for the French edition of ELLE magazine finds herself drawn to two young women. The stories these seemingly well-adjusted girls share force the middle-aged writer to examine her own life and family.
Elles hits theaters April 27th after playing at the Tribeca 2012 Film Festival.
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 [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
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