Saturday, Jul. 17, 2021

Julia Ducournau's "Titane," a wild body-horror thriller featuring sex with a car and a surprisingly tender heart, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making Ducournau just the second female filmmaker to win the festival's top honor in its 74 year history.

The win on Saturday...

Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2021

"I got one thing to say before I sit down," said Spike Lee during the Cannes Film Festival opening ceremony. "I wish I could speak French like Jodie Foster!"

In the first two days of Cannes, one thing everyone can agree on is that Jodie Foster really speaks terrific French. On Tuesday,...

Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2021

The Cannes Film Festival rolled out the red carpet for the first time in more than two years on Tuesday, launching the French Riviera spectacular with the premiere of Leos Carax's "Annette," the introduction of Spike Lee's jury, and with high hopes for shrugging off a punishing pandemic year for...

Sunday, Jul. 4, 2021

The Palais des Festivals, the central hub of  the Cannes Film Festival, a massive bulwark of filmmaker-named halls and pristine movie screens, is about as close as you can get to a cinema temple. To enter, you must ascend red-carpeted steps.

But in the past 16 months, Cannes' Palais hasn'...

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

For his work on The Trial of the Chicago 7, Alan Baumgarten, ACE won the marquee Best Edited Dramatic Feature honor from the America Cinema Editors 71st annual Eddie Awards during a virtual ceremony on Saturday (4/17).

Baumgarten topped a field of nominees which also consisted of...

Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021

Spike Lee, who was set to lead last year's jury for the Cannes Film Festival that was ultimately canceled by the pandemic, will preside over this year's jury instead.

The French Riviera festival on Tuesday announced that Lee will be president of the jury for the 74th Cannes. Usually held...

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

American Cinema Editors (ACE) will honor Spike Lee with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, recognizing a filmmaker who exemplifies distinguished achievement in the art and business of film. 

Newly elected ACE president Kevin Tent, ACE, said, “From She’s Gotta Have It...

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021

The National Board of Review (NBR) has named Da 5 Bloods the Best Film of 2020. Furthermore, based on his work on the Netflix feature, Spike Lee earned Best Director distinction. Da 5 Bloods’ cast was additionally honored as Best Ensemble.

Riz Ahmed and Carey Mulligan...

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) unveiled the winners of its 7th Annual LMGI Awards on Saturday (10/24) hosted by Isaiah Mustafa, honoring outstanding creative contributions of location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the globe, and recognizing...

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020

Ever since the pandemic darkened theaters earlier this year, sending the entire performing arts world into a catastrophic state of limbo, we've seen all manner of creative virtual substitutes: Digital dance seasons, clever musical mashups, a live-captured version of "Hamilton."

Many of...

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