Straying from their natural element, a rocker and a rapper will make the scene in Cannes this week. Shock rocker Marilyn Manson will walk the red carpet for the film WRONG COPS, directed by his friend Quentin Dupieux. A 13 minute installment will make its Cannes debut as part of the Directors Fortnight section. The film, described in a news release as a “filthy comedy about some disturbed cops, set against a pre-apocalyptic vintage L.A. background” can viewed in its entirety after the festival on website www.wrongcops.com. The rapper coming to the Croisette is Kanye West, who will present a short film entitled CRUEL SUMMER. The project has been described as a “fusion of short film and art installation presented as an immersive seven screen experience”. Rock on, boys……..
PREVIEW: The G.I. FILM FESTIVAL 2017 ……..One Millennial. One Baby Boomer. Two totally different perspectives. Perspectives that cross not only generations – but styles, tastes, passions, interests, and impressions. The duo offers you impressions of not just films, but of the film … Continue reading
Graduation (“Bacalaureat“) (Cristian Mungiu, 2016) 4 out of 4 stars. The new film from Romanian director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) begins with a bang. Well, a crash, anyway, as a rock shatters the glass of … Continue reading
Their Finest (Lone Scherfig, 2017) 4 out of 4 stars. The worst thing about Their Finest is its generic title, which offers no indication of the magical whimsy within. Otherwise, it is a charming, bittersweet cinematic confection that tells the … Continue reading