Even in Cannes, Mark Cousins stands out as a movie diehard
France Cannes 2021 The Story of Film: A New Generation Photo Call Director Mark Cousins poses for photographers at a photo call for the film 'The Story of Film: A New Generation' during the 74th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) (Vianney Le Caer)CANNES, France — (AP) — It's not hard to find people at the Cannes Film Festival dedicated to the big-screen, theatrical life of movies. But even among the devoted flocks of Cannes, Mark Cousins stands out as a true believer. So it was fitting that the Cannes Film Festival turned to him to help raise spirits, and set the tone for the festival, on opening day. In “The Story of Film: A New Generation,” he describes movie theaters as where “our lives get relit.”“That’s exactly what happens," says Cousins.wftv.com
A Cannes (sans kisses) to reawaken our romance with movies
Cannes Preview FILE - This May 7, 2018 file photo shows a view of the Palais des Festivals at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. This year's Cannes Film Festival will be held July 6-17 — two months later than its usual May perch. But in the past 16 months, Cannes’ Palais hasn’t been home to the movie frenzy it hosts annually. Earlier this year, it was turned into a mass-vaccination “Vaccinodrome.”On Tuesday, the Cannes Film Festival, delayed from May to July, will finally open its doors for its 74th and maybe most critical edition. (To mitigate crowds, the Cannes movie market was instead held in June.)wftv.com
New this week: 'Moonbase 8,' Kylie Minogue & Niall Horan
(Showtime via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. — “Outrage”: If you’re looking for some distractions on election day, the excellent Women Make Film series is still going strong on TCM. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— The final solo recording from late jazz legend Dave Brubeck will be released Friday. Showtime’s “Moonbase 8” stars Fred Armisen, John C. Reilly and Tim Heidecker as astronauts trying to qualify for a moon mission. For Showtime subscribers, the full series will be available Sunday night on the channel’s apps and on-demand platforms.
New this week: 'Cuties,' 'Unpregnant' and fresh 'Jeopardy!'
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. The film from director Mamouna Doucour is a thoughtful and poignant coming-of-age drama about Amy, an 11-year-old Senegalese immigrant living in Paris. Dont judge Cuties by its cover and give it a chance when it starts streaming Wednesday. Answer: Jeopardy! The quiz show with Alex Trebek at the helm of a COVID-19-conscious season hits screens Monday. Celebrity guest hosts are all the rage these days on late night TV but a documentary airing Thursday sheds light on one who really made history.