New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition
The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray’s Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time” and Laura Poitras’ documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist Nan Goldin’s battle against the Sackler family.
Cannes to wrap with presentation of Palme d'Or on Saturday
France Cannes 2022 Armageddon Time Departures Tovah Feldshuh, left, Anne Hathaway, from third left, James Gray, Jeremy Strong, Michael Banks Repeta, Jaylin Webb, and Ryan Sell depart after the premiere of the film 'Armageddon Time' at the 75th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole) (Daniel Cole)CANNES, France — (AP) — The 75th Cannes Film Festival wraps Saturday with the presentation of the Palme d'Or and other awards selected by the nine-member jury headed by French actor Vincent Lindon. The Palme, one of film's most prestigious awards, is famously impossible to handicap — though bookies still try their best. This year, the biggest Hollywood films at Cannes — "Elvis,""Top Gun: Maverick,""Three Thousand Years of Longing" — played outside Cannes' competition lineup of 21 films. ___Follow AP Film Writer Jake Coyle on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/jakecoyleAP___For more Cannes Film Festival coverage, visit: https://apnews.com/hub/cannes-film-festival.wftv.com
Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party
After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.
Daywatch: Signs of COVID-19 resurgence in Illinois, ex-top cop sued for sexual misconduct and the real story behind ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’
On Friday, Netflix will release its much-anticipated film “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” starring Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Carroll Lynch and many more top actors. But this movie is not just a star-studded drama; this film is based on real-world events that happened in Chicago. Here’s a breakdown of the events leading up to the trial.chicagotribune.com
The Latest: 'Succession' swipes the crown for best TV drama
The HBO series won best television drama series at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night for its second season. It also won the best actor trophy for Jeremy Strong along with best writing and best directing. She won best actress in a drama for her role on HBO’s “Euphoria,” scoring one of the few long shot victories in a Sunday night full of wins from favorites. Star Regina King won best actress, her co-star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II won best supporting actor and the show’s creator Damon Lindelof won for writing. Eugene Levy won best actor, Catherine O’Hara won best actress, Annie Murphy won best supporting actress, and Levy’s son, Dan Levy, claimed three: for best supporting actor, writing and directing.