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CANNES FESTIVAL announces opening film: “Annette” by Leos Carax

IT'S ALIVE! The Cannes Festival, much like the sphinx rising from the ashes, announced today that it will open its July edition with a Leos Carax movie, "Annette," starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver. Anyone who reads Screen Comment and my fourteen year-long exclusive coverage of the world's best film festival for this magazine will know that Cannes normally takes place in May but, what with ... more >

Leos Carax is an art form

MAUVAIS SANG & BOY MEETS GIRL COLLECTOR'S POSTERS

For the theatrical release of two masterpieces by French filmmaker Leos Carax ("Holy Motors") Carlotta Films teams up with Le Cabinet de Curiosités at Maison Kitsuné in New York to create two unique artworks in the form of two film posters. These pieces will be specially created for this event for fans of Carax's films "Mauvais Sang" and "Boy meets girl." Le Cabinet de Curiosités IV will be ... more >

“Holy Motors” vows the press in Cannes – REVIEW

"Holy Motors" very well received at last night's press screening

“All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring” (Chuck Palahniuk). I think that Chuck Palahniuk must be a fan of Leos Carax’s films. Because the diminutive French filmmaker’s “Holy Motors,” which is competing for the Palme D’Or, is never boring as his new film shows. “Holy Motors” represents everything that’s cinema ought to be: poetic, unpracticed in ... more >