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A few days into the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, we have another big disappointment but also an out of nowhere favorite among the competition titles. Also, an anticipated sequel gets raves, as does Robert Pattinson. 

The Captive Cannes Cannes in 60 Seconds: How to Train Your Dragon 2 Premieres; Robert Pattinson Receives Strong Reviews

The Captive

Atom Egoyan’s latest stars Ryan Reynolds as a man whose daughter has been abducted, and it seems to be another dud from the once-great Canadian… Continue reading Cannes in 60 Seconds: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Premieres; Robert Pattinson Receives Strong Reviews

A few days into the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, we have another big disappointment but also an out of nowhere favorite among the competition titles. Also, an anticipated sequel gets raves, as does Robert Pattinson. 

The Captive Cannes Cannes in 60 Seconds: Robert Pattinson Receives Strong Reviews; A Once Great Filmmaker Delivers Another Dud

The Captive

Atom Egoyan’s latest stars Ryan Reynolds as a man whose daughter has been abducted, and it seems to be another dud from the once-great Canadian… Continue reading Cannes in 60 Seconds: Robert Pattinson Receives Strong Reviews; A Once-Great Filmmaker Delivers Another Dud

mdc robin hood Movie News in 60 Seconds: Russell Crowe Will Float Aronofsky’s Ark; Harry Potter Bully Going to Jail; Director Ulu Grosbard, 83, Dies

Will He Float Your Boat?: After more than the usual back and forth, Russell Crowe is now set to take on the titular role in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah. Cameras should be rolling in the summer on what has been described as a non-traditional epic, in which the biblical character becomes “disillusioned with the way humans have treated their planet.” We’re not sure Crowe’s… Continue reading Movie News in 60 Seconds: Russell Crowe Will Float Aronofsky’s Ark; Harry Potter Bully Going to Jail; Director Ulu Grosbard, 83, Dies

sundance2012logo Sundance in 60 Seconds: Worlds Only “Purely Independent” Fest; Reactions to Opening Night World Premieres

Who’s Independent Now?: A winter storm warning is in effect for Park City, Utah, but four inches of snow did not affect the first day of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. In the opening press conference, Robert Redford declared: “This is the only festival that I know about in the world that is purely independent,” raising more than a few eyebrows. Film… Continue reading Sundance in 60 Seconds: World's Only “Purely Independent” Fest; Reactions to Opening Night World Premieres

mdc larry crowne tom hanks Movie News in 60 Seconds: Tom Hanks in Nazi Germany; Drugs on a Sub; Gotham Awards Indies

Forrest Gump as a Diplomat: The film rights to In the Garden of Beasts, a nonfiction book by Erik Larson, have been optioned by Universal and Playtone, Tom Hanks’ production company. Hanks is considering starring as U.S. Ambassador William Dodds, who began his diplomatic service in 1933 Berlin somewhat naively before becoming aware of the evil that surrounded him and his family. (The… Continue reading Movie News in 60 Seconds: Tom Hanks in Nazi Germany; Drugs on a Sub; Gotham Awards Indies