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Bong Joon Ho, Tilda Swinton Defend Netflix at Cannes
It’s not a Cannes Film Festival without a little bit of controversy. This year, Netflix has the hot potato, as the festival has practically torn itself in twain on the matter of the online streaming platform — to purists, they’re the barbarians at the multiplex gates, but to tho…
Cannes Won’t Allow Non-Theatrical Movies in Competition
Those of you with an interest in the changing face of theatrical exhibition and film festival bylaws (there are dozens of us!) may have caught wind of some recent meshugas unfolding in France. This year’s main Competition slate at the Cannes Film Festival included two films from online-stream…
French Exhibitors Attack Netflix's Cannes Selections
With two high-profile films premiering at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Netflix is hard at work proving to filmmakers and financiers alike that it deserves to be taken seriously as both a commercial and artistic distribution platform. And while fans might be excited to watch Bong Joon-Ho&…
'Snowpiercer' TV Series Pilot Rolling at TNT
We’re still not sold on the idea of director Bong Joon-Ho‘’s iconic Snowpiercer joining the ranks of movies remade as TV series, even with Joon-Ho’s involvement, but the train is officially leaving the station. TNT has given out an official pilot order to an adaptation of…

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