Sahifa fully responsive WordPress News, Magazine, Newspaper, and blog ThemeForest one of the most versatile website themes in the world.

The streaming studio unexpectedly dominates the Cannes lineup this year

The hot commodity in Cannes this year isn’t a breakthrough starlet, bad-boy director or esteemed auteur — it’s Amazon Studios.

The e-commerce giant’s fledgling film division turned heads across the industry last month by leading the festival lineup with five films, three of which will vie for the coveted Palme d’Or.

“When I was starting out as a producer, we always wanted to ordain ourselves by being selected by Cannes,” Amazon’s Head of Motion Pictures, Production and Acquisitions Ted Hope told TheWrap. “It means so much for us as a new company to have five films there.”

Woody Allen‘s “Café Society,” starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, will formally open the festival with its world premiere, as the director has previously done with the 2011 hit “Midnight in Paris” and his lesser-known 2002 ensemble piece “Hollywood Ending.”

Hope is also thrilled to re-team Eisenberg and Stewart, as he produced their first joint effort, 2009’s “Adventureland.” “I’m not sure they’re Bogie and Bacall but it’s their third outing and the chemistry between them is undeniable,” Hope said.

Amazon also has a diverse and impressive competitive slate from directors Nicolas Winding Refn, Park Chan-wook and Jim Jarmusch. Refn’s latest, “The Neon Demon,” is an abstract horror-thriller with Elle Fanning, a marriage of “Black Swan” and a bevy of Instagram models that hopes to garner attention thanks to its dark and glamorous aesthetics. Korean director Park Chan-wook, of “Stoker” fame, brings his highly anticipated adaptation of the novel “The Handmaiden,” about a wealthy woman who falls in love with a thief. And Cannes regular Jarmusch returns with “Paterson,” starring Adam Driver as a bus driver with a secret gift for poetry. Jarmusch’s Iggy Pop documentary “Gimme Danger” will also premiere in the festival’s midnight section.

Amazon’s acceptance at Cannes (and dominance, for that matter) signals that the establishment might be warming to SVOD players and their big ambitions. Amazon has staged a full-on charm offensive, most recently with global theater exhibitors at April’s CinemaCon, and rattled Netflix’s cage by breaking out their Prime Video service as a cheaper, comparable alternative.

Bob Berney, who heads markeing and distribution under Hope, said there’s no set strategy. “I wish we could say it’s a plan and we have it all figured out, but we went for the visionary filmmakers. It so happens Cannes does, too,” Berney told TheWrap.

Don’t be surprised, however, if Amazon stays true to its brand and does some shopping while in France. “I think Amazon’s presence will be felt through the whole festival,” Hope said. “We don’t have to acquire to just acquire, we have a super-strong slate.

“But, yeah, if we can see this year’s ‘Son of Saul,’ we’re going to go for it.”

Films at the Cannes Film Festival range from Hollywood popcorn movies to austere art-house offerings to Prince’s classic

May 10, 2016
Cannes-Movies-8f5e6bab442fa79c44ceae8d9db2fe33d07479b9

How Amazon Studios Became the New Star of Cannes

The streaming studio unexpectedly dominates the Cannes lineup this year The hot commodity in Cannes this year isn’t a breakthrough starlet, bad-boy director or esteemed auteur […]
May 10, 2016
-once-upon-a-time--s-4cb619abe5c5802a267d66c03f3da21e379f4c99

‘Once Upon a Time’ Season 5 Finale Photos: Can the Heroes Stop Gold?

Official photos from the two-hour season 5 finale of Once Upon a Time, airing Sunday, May 15 at 7pm on ABC. “Only You” and “An Untold […]
May 10, 2016
deadpool-empirephoto1-frontpage-700x300-3e162f494686e13dafe542910f426dd99e50036b

Bryan Singer On The Possibility Of A ‘Deadpool’ / ‘X-Men’ Crossover

The early reviews for X-Men: Apocalypse aren’t so hot, but earlier this year we got another film set in the X-Men universe that fared much, much better. […]
May 10, 2016
ridley-scott-prometheus-set-image1-620x432-0a9a32ead566d068ce06ceef753f86742004ec9f

Ridley Scott Adds ‘Bone Tomahawk’ Helmer’s ‘Wraiths of the Broken Land’ to Slate

S. Craig Zahler‘s ascent has been quick and undeniable. To most, the name completely unknown just a year back — unless you’re a voracious reader of western […]
May 10, 2016
97358-e47e724aa036c185a33a01007d1f702cc7d156b2

Meghan Trainor takes the blame for Photoshopped music video

Pop star Meghan Trainor has taken “full blame” for her Photoshopped Me Too video, admitting she did see an edit in post-production. The 22-year-old pulled the […]
May 10, 2016
97359-a4d245da76e038d37ef70a2135260b34acff5f59

Sharon Osbourne moves out as she ponders her future with Ozzy

Sharon Osbourne has left her marital home in Beverly Hills, California after estranged husband Ozzy moved back in on Monday (09May16). Reports surfaced over the weekend […]
May 10, 2016
97360-3d1c3020d595442c8899e4254d36a5036b06be4d

Orlando Bloom gets cosy with Selena Gomez

Orlando Bloom has reignited rumours of a romance with Selena Gomez after the couple was spotted together in Las Vegas. Days after stepping out at the […]
May 10, 2016
CivilWar-80e57ebc3aa5bfa8e695a079f556af9e5ddfbb12

Why ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Writers Cut Cap-vs-Black Widow Fight Scene

“I think it works without this fight, but we certainly didn’t know if it would,” Stephen McFeely explains “Captain America: Civil War” writers Christopher Markus and […]
May 10, 2016
404-d869d4466901f36ee04e1060560c71a14f3f2b18

Gael Garcia Bernal to play lead role in ‘Zorro’ reboot

Gael Garcia Bernal has been cast as Zorro in a forthcoming reboot of the swashbuckling franchise. Bernal, who has previously appeared The Motorcycle Diaries and the […]
May 10, 2016
136937-07701c97adcec28aa1a98956740f0220625f6e6a

How HBO Is Dealing With Its Game Of Thrones Piracy Problem

HBO regularly scores impressive ratings thanks to shows like Game of Thrones. Unfortunately, the popularity of shows like Game of Thrones has meant that HBO has […]
May 10, 2016
momma-dee-1cd71457abbdfcdad434e7a9b31d14a7376af51d

‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Momma Dee Claps Back At Haters Over Sexy Episode 6 Scene With Husband

The Eye SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THE LATEST NEWS FROM FASHION&STYLE (Photo : Paras Griffin/Getty Images) “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’s” Momma Dee fires back at […]
May 10, 2016
GettyImages-518931100.max-500x500-2ab8dd6325dac0bbb5e65e887c4a5d449f5f414c

Meghan Trainor Pulls New Music Video After She Says Her Waist Was Altered

Meghan Trainor has pulled her new music video after she said video editors altered her waist to appear smaller. Trainor removed the video for “Me Too” […]
May 10, 2016
How-To-Talk-To-Girls-At-Parties-620x414-22f17ad856dc1e6bf8629b37b0cbe6670c627f80

First Images From ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties,’ ‘Zeroville,’ ‘Free Fire,’ and More

Today brings new images from a batch of films likely arriving this fall, the majority coming from A24. First up, perhaps our most-anticipated of the group […]
May 10, 2016
136947-11c32cd0257ec9dcd40fdc76c919881b80160912

Game Of Thrones’ Rickon Just Shut Down A Big Fan Theory

The most recent episode of Game of Thrones packed some serious plot twists. But none was so exciting as the glorious return of the long-missing northerner […]
May 10, 2016
maddie-ziegler-abby-lee-miller-a9840f83aa583d4658e5dc4937812148614a8a3d

‘Dance Moms’ Season 6 Spoilers: Abby Lee Miller Exposes Maddie Ziegler’s ‘Odd’ Exit From Team?

The Eye SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THE LATEST NEWS FROM FASHION&STYLE (Photo : Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Abby Lee Miller confronts Melissa Gisoni, about the way […]
May 10, 2016
for-more-footer-graphic-1-b926aaeb7f8378974ca6c83385c5e46eef0a4761

Jerry Jones — Hits Beyonce Concert … Hangs with DJ Khaled (VIDEO)

JerryWorld became BeyonceLand Monday night — when the singer took over AT&T Stadium in Dallas … and even the Cowboys’ commander in chief came out to […]
May 10, 2016
145432190_kristen-stewart-rupert-sanders--zoom-a77c58b1-e8a8-4eec-9ad6-50296b1660d5-92467eb50d401d49ad45f5a4be811bb56c2c60d8

Kristen Stewart: I Wasn’t Fired From ‘Snow White’ Prequel for Rupert Sanders Affair, the Script Wasn’t Good

Stewart and Sanders arrive at “Snow White And The Huntsman” Los Angeles screening in 2012. Credit: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage Snow White speaks! Kristen Stewart opened up for […]
May 10, 2016
sunglasses-0510-needsupply-bc240f5e1929a9cbf7c47d5e5198c36c2c253cb1

10 Suit-Ready Sunglasses That Mean Business

Sun Buddies $175, available at needsupply.com Saint Laurent $360, available at mrporter.com Givenchy $325, available at bergdorfgoodman.com J.Crew $118, available at jcrew.com Han Kjobenhavn $155, available […]
May 10, 2016
david-duchovny-kilt-727658785c278c5245ffa68046eb4aae28ac19d8

David Duchovny’s Kilt Isn’t the Weirdest Part of His Outfit

© Pacific Coast News The truth is out there. When it comes to taking fashion risks, the guys who usually grab our attention have the types […]
May 10, 2016
Swiss-Army-Man-Paul-Dano-700x300-4e2ad28c35e7f8da9de0c121a3a31cfbe842057f

Farting Corpse Movie ‘Swiss Army Man’ Gets a Red-Band Trailer, In Case That Green-Band Trailer Was Too Tasteful

Last month brought us the first trailer for Swiss Army Man, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert‘s (in)famous Sundance dramedy about a desperate man stranded all alone on a desert island […]
May 10, 2016
moviescomrss-9f8ce3635af1c879d11765e242e9083e9c581ab5

Movie News: Dwayne Johnson Wants ‘Jumanji’ Remake to Honor Robin Williams

Jumanji: Dwayne Johnson will be starring in a new version of family adventure Jumanji and revealed via social media that he recently met with his fellow […]
May 10, 2016
NEa6P5sVcbB7db_1_1-42ef552461925a2454247234eecb1b86e18cfa77

11 Actors Too Legit to Be Superheroes

In this day and age where superhero movies rule the box office roost, it seems that every actor is getting sucked in. What these films seem […]
May 10, 2016
NE8eUxYG5uQoc9_1_1-9c2451059e37deb04098def1a5d2bcc2d742bb03

Win Top Gun 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray

Next week, the classic Top Gun will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its theatrical release on May 16, 1986. You can take part in the celebration […]
May 10, 2016
todd-chrisley-d4b3120cb8119d305fe77f150eb842ab6f85d1d9

‘Chrisley Knows Best’ Season 4, Episode 7: Todd Chrisley’s Kids Clash In Epic Fight [SPOILERS]

The Eye SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THE LATEST NEWS FROM FASHION&STYLE (Photo : David Becker/Getty Images) Todd Chrisley’s children’s fight turns physical, on the new episode […]
May 10, 2016
2015MeekMill_GettyImages-153102747220715-61c9ec802b1994a56fb2c2c98260e1cdfbe1fd59

Meek Mill track featuring 53 swear words broadcast during children’s show on London radio station

A children’s radio show is trouble with Ofcom after its nine-year-old presenters played an unedited version of a Meek Mill track. The regulatory body received a […]
May 10, 2016
Yogahosersnewtrailerdoublegirlstsr3-b45b555f85cbf678b2daf25a0fced51040f522d2

Watch: Official Trailer for Kevin Smith’s New Comedy ‘Yoga Hosers’

Watch: Official Trailer for Kevin Smith’s New Comedy ‘Yoga Hosers’ by Alex BillingtonMay 10, 2016Source: YouTube “Destroy everything that threatens anything or anyone that you love! […]
May 10, 2016
130087-5cab86dbb4e4ecb37899ffda79631311057949e2

Who Tom Hardy May Be Playing In Star Wars: Episode VIII

The following contains potential spoilers for Star Wars: Episode VIII. If you don’t want to know something that might happen, do not continue. There are so […]
May 10, 2016
sharon-osbourne-404349fc-7b60-454e-a07c-f6fb6e83efce-67567191cd9359335950aa70a83dbb58ac1ac16b

Sharon Osbourne Addresses Ozzy Osbourne Split on ‘The Talk,’ Drinks Lemonade (Really!)

Pass the lemonade. Sharon Osbourne addressed her separation from her husband, Ozzy Osbourne, in her return on CBS’ The Talk on Tuesday, May 10. The mom […]
May 10, 2016
ZZ512E6816-700x317-cbd01e1a4b952feb22f28d14c416d56d0d2db916

Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell Will Never Be ‘The King of Kong’ Again

I can’t believe it’s been nearly a decade since The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters was released. Seth Gordon‘s now-classic documentary chronicled the world […]
May 10, 2016
black-ink-crew-5c606527bc81bfee928f3cb31a5ea25aeae55eec

‘Black Ink Crew’ Season 4: Sky Squashes Beef With Donna After Major Episode 6 Blowout? [WATCH]

The Eye SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THE LATEST NEWS FROM FASHION&STYLE (Photo : Facebook/Black Ink Crew/VH1) Sky gives fans an update about the status of her […]
May 10, 2016
bowiebook-06ee0aa0fa835759b63fc2ecc5af7b0a4f5cbf09

New Bowie book to launch in june

David Bowie’s unexpected death has invited intense scrutiny over the rich and complex imagery and signifiers in the videos released for Blackstar, his last, enigmatic album. […]
May 10, 2016
pugs-horizontal-zoom-04377f8d-1f72-4075-b87f-fd8d51db93e0-b003da3d7c9978c6ebb255ac3c9df7546a6d21f6

These Pug Puppies Won’t Stop Following This Energetic Toddler: Watch!

Run, little Louis, run! A 15-month-old Scottish boy named Louis Flynn probably needs a time out to rest right about now. PHOTOS: Celebrities and Their Pets […]
May 10, 2016
130097-8ed53b0e3eeb3446222f51371b9200cd0e7c59ee

The Big X-Men Star We Expect To Show Up In The New Mutants Movie

The future of the main X-Men movies remains uncertain beyond X-Men: Apocalypse, but the franchise itself isn’t at a loss for upcoming team movies. New Mutants […]
May 10, 2016
entertainment-2015-01-beauty-and-the-beast-disney-main-7953637e950389d875e5821e2f72d31c7b0a1b09

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 25th Anniversary Cast Reunion: The Story Behind Belle’s Ball Gown and More Movie Secrets

Disney Believe it or not, Beauty and the Beast will celebrate its 25 year anniversary this November. That’s right: It’s been 25 years of dancing candelabras, […]
May 10, 2016
0510-jess-adams-wm-tmz-4-e82b7ec53a41d03c75c3f22c90141329ae746c63

Aspiring Model/Actress — In Photo Shoot Fail … Takes Drone to the Face!! (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

Here’s how brutal it is to break into the biz — an aspiring model/actress is lucky she still has eyes, ears and a nose after a 4-prop […]
Prev page
12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152535455565758596061626364656667686970717273747576777879808182838485868788899091929394959697989910010110210310410510610710810911011111211311411511611711811912012112212312412512612712812913013113213313413513613713813914014114214314414514614714814915015115215315415515615715815916016116216316416516616716816917017117217317417517617717817918018118218318418518618718818919019119219319419519619719819920020120220320420520620720820921021121221321421521621721821922022122222322422522622722822923023123223323423523623723823924024124224324424524624724824925025125225325425525625725825926026126226326426526626726826927027127227327427527627727827928028128228328428528628728828929029129229329429529629729829930030130230330430530630730830931031131231331431531631731831932032132232332432532632732832933033133233333433533633733833934034134234334434534634734834935035135235335435535635735835936036136236336436536636736836937037137237337437537637737837938038138238338438538638738838939039139239339439539639739839940040140240340440540640740840941041141241341441541641741841942042142242342442542642742842943043143243343443543643743843944044144244344444544644744844945045145245345445545645745845946046146246346446546646746846947047147247347447547647747847948048148248348448548648748848949049149249349449549649749849950050150250350450550650750850951051151251351451551651751851952052152252352452552652752852953053153253353453553653753853954054154254354454554654754854955055155255355455555655755855956056156256356456556656756856957057157257357457557657757857958058158258358458558658758858959059159259359459559659759859960060160260360460560660760860961061161261361461561661761861962062162262362462562662762862963063163263363463563663763863964064164264364464564664764864965065165265365465565665765865966066166266366466566666766866967067167267367467567667767867968068168268368468568668768868969069169269369469569669769869970070170270370470570670770870971071171271371471571671771871972072172272372472572672772872973073173273373473573673773873974074174274374474574674774874975075175275375475575675775875976076176276376476576676776876977077177277377477577677777877978078178278378478578678778878979079179279379479579679779879980080180280380480580680780880981081181281381481581681781881982082182282382482582682782882983083183283383483583683783883984084184284384484584684784884985085185285385485585685785885986086186286386486586686786886987087187287387487587687787887988088188288388488588688788888989089189289389489589689789889990090190290390490590690790890991091191291391491591691791891992092192292392492592692792892993093193293393493593693793893994094194294394494594694794894995095195295395495595695795895996096196296396496596696796896997097197297397497597697797897998098198298398498598698798898999099199299399499599699799899910001001100210031004100510061007100810091010101110121013101410151016101710181019102010211022102310241025102610271028102910301031103210331034103510361037103810391040104110421043104410451046104710481049105010511052105310541055105610571058105910601061106210631064106510661067106810691070107110721073107410751076107710781079108010811082108310841085108610871088108910901091109210931094109510961097109810991100110111021103110411051106110711081109111011111112111311141115111611171118111911201121112211231124112511261127112811291130113111321133113411351136113711381139114011411142114311441145114611471148114911501151115211531154115511561157115811591160116111621163116411651166116711681169117011711172117311741175117611771178117911801181118211831184118511861187118811891190119111921193119411951196119711981199120012011202120312041205120612071208120912101211121212131214121512161217121812191220122112221223122412251226122712281229123012311232123312341235123612371238123912401241124212431244124512461247124812491250125112521253125412551256125712581259126012611262126312641265126612671268126912701271127212731274127512761277127812791280128112821283128412851286128712881289129012911292129312941295129612971298129913001301130213031304130513061307130813091310131113121313131413151316131713181319132013211322132313241325132613271328132913301331133213331334133513361337133813391340134113421343134413451346134713481349135013511352135313541355135613571358135913601361136213631364136513661367136813691370137113721373137413751376137713781379138013811382138313841385138613871388138913901391139213931394139513961397139813991400140114021403140414051406140714081409141014111412141314141415141614171418141914201421142214231424
Next page