Good Thursday to you!
CANNES PREVIEWS: NEBRASKA
Cannes is less than a week from opening and a number of film sites continue various previews of the 20 films in competition. Today I have included links to Movie City News and Thompson on Hollywood's looks at Alexander Payne's Nebraska...again because I would say that there's a very real likelihood that it will be a part of the TFF #40 program:
NEW LOOKS FROM NEBRASKA AND INSIDE LLEWYN
In addition to the Cannes profiles, we got new looks this week from a number of films that are possibles to play both in France this month and in the San Juans over Labor Day. The Playlist provided a look at both "Nebraska" and The Coen Brothers "Inside Llewyn Davis":
ALSO LOOKS AT THE PAST, BLOOD TIES AND JIMMY P.
The Playlist also offered up photos from 3 other Cannes films that might be in the Telluride mix: "The Past", "Blood Ties" and "Jimmy P.":
STORIES WE TELL
Sarah Polley's personal documentary "Stories We Tell" was very well received at TFF #38 and continues to garner critical acclaim as it moves toward release next week. The film was spotlighted this week by both The Playlist and Thompson on Hollywood:
JANE'S NEW GUN: OBI WAN
Well, you have to give the producer's credit...when disaster befalls "Jane Got a Gun"...and there has been a lot of disaster...they get something done and they do it fast. Last post was the news that Bradley Cooper had dropped out. This post includes a story about his already hired replacement: Ewan MacGregor. This means that Princess Amidala and Obi Wan Kenobi are re-united in the Old West. The Playlist reports:
More Monday...have a great weekend...