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CANNES DIARY: Behind the scenes of the 2024 film festival

CANNES DIARY: Behind the scenes of the 2024 film festival

CANNES, France (AP) — Welcome to Cannes. The annual film festival is always a spectacle, but 2024's edition may be the most combustible in years. The 77th Cannes red carpet unfurls against a backdrop of war and protest.
‘The Blue Angels,’ filmed for IMAX, puts viewers in the ‘box’ with the elite flying squad

‘The Blue Angels,’ filmed for IMAX, puts viewers in the ‘box’ with the elite flying squad

If you’re looking for a little bit of that “ Top Gun: Maverick ” spectacle and thrill at the movie theater this summer , you’re in luck. A groundbreaking new documentary, “ The Blue Angels ,” is flying onto IMAX screens for one week, through May 22.
Toronto International Film Festival content market to launch alongside 2026 edition

Toronto International Film Festival content market to launch alongside 2026 edition

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival says a planned content market for screen-based wheelers-and-dealers will launch at its 2026 edition.

Guillermo del Toro to join board of Canadian Film Centre; Neishaw Ali new chair

TORONTO — Director Guillermo del Toro is set to join the board of the Canadian Film Centre.
Movie Review: ‘Babes’ is a giddy, raunchy, moving and (very) gooey look at childbirth and friendship

Movie Review: ‘Babes’ is a giddy, raunchy, moving and (very) gooey look at childbirth and friendship

You know what? It’s true. They never do tell you about the placenta. Let us explain.
Chasing Amy: How Marisa Abela became Amy Winehouse for 'Back to Black'

Chasing Amy: How Marisa Abela became Amy Winehouse for 'Back to Black'

LONDON (AP) — There’s no point asking Marisa Abela to sing Amy Winehouse songs at karaoke. Her friends have already tried and failed. But you can see her sing — and become — Winehouse in the new film “Back to Black,” which opens in the U.S.
How Cannes works, from the standing ovations to the juries to the Palm Dog

How Cannes works, from the standing ovations to the juries to the Palm Dog

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is hallowed ground in cinema but understanding its unique landscape can be confounding.
Movie Review: ‘IF,’ imperfect but charming, may have us all checking under beds for our old friends

Movie Review: ‘IF,’ imperfect but charming, may have us all checking under beds for our old friends

How do you make a kid’s movie that appeals not only to the kids, but the adults sitting next to them? Most movies try to achieve this by throwing in a layer of wink-wink pop culture references that’ll earn a few knowing laughs from parents but fly ni
Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

CANNES, France (AP) — Beneath intermittent rainy skies, the Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the presentation of an honorary Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and the unveiling of Greta Gerwig’s jury, as the French Riviera spectacular kicked off a
Movie Review: Amy Winehouse story flattened in frustrating biopic ‘Back to Black’

Movie Review: Amy Winehouse story flattened in frustrating biopic ‘Back to Black’

“ Back to Black ” as a movie is a tame and mediocre affair. A conventionally told biopic about a talented artist who became famous, struggled with drugs, depression and bulimia, and died early.
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