Category Archives: Festival Coverage

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ Wins Palme d’Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

71st Cannes Film Festival

The winners for the 71st Cannes Film Festival have been officially announced. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters has won the Palme d’Or out of twenty-one films in competition. Spike Lee won the Grand Prix, the runner-up prize for BlacKkKlansman, while Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum won the Jury Prize — the bronze medal.

Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ Won Best Picture

90th Academy Awards - Show, Los Angeles, USA - 04 Mar 2018

The 90th Academy Awards aired Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Guillermo Del Toro’s period-movie pastiche The Shape of Water was the big winner on the evening, beating strong competitors like Dunkirk and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Provocative Docudrama ‘Touch Me Not’ Wins Berlin Golden Bear

Berlin Golden Bear

Romanian sex docudrama Touch Me Not won the top Golden Bear prize at the conclusion of the 2018 Berlin Film Festival that began on Feb. 15.

“Based around an English woman’s attempt to overcome her intimacy issues, and ranging across everything from disability to sex clubs, Touch Me Not blends fiction and documentary and is Adina Pintilie’s first feature film.”

2018 BAFTA Awards: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Wins Best Film

The 2018 BAFTA Awards

The 2018 BAFTA Awards – hosted this year by Joanna Lumley – are being awarded on Sunday evening at the Royal Albert Hall.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri dominated the biggest film awards outside of the U.S., claiming five prizes, including best film, best actress and best supporting actor.

Sundance Winner: ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post

The 2018 Sundance Film Festival wrapped Saturday in snowy Park City, Utah.

The Grand Jury Prizes went to Desiree Akhavan’s gay conversion therapy drama The Miseducation of Cameron Post (U.S. Dramatic), Derek Doneen’s harrowing child slave rescue documentary Kailash (U.S. Documentary), Tolga Karaçelik’s family-centric drama Butterflies (World Cinema Dramatic), and Talal Derki’s two-year portrait of the pressures facing children growing up in a radical Islamist family, titled Of Fathers and Sons (World Cinema Documentary).

2018 Oscars: The Full List of Nominees

The 90th Academy Awards

The Academy Award nominations were revealed early Tuesday morning, with Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis co-hosting the announcements.

Check out the complete list of nominees below:

Golden Globes 2018: ‘Three Billboards’ Wins Best Picture

The HFPA's Annual Awards

The big winner of the HFPA’s 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards was Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri which took home four awards: Best Picture — Drama, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay.