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Director Guy Hamilton, Sean Connery, and Honor Blackman on the set of Goldfinger.
We're still stunned from the sudden death of music legend Prince, at a time when Bowie is still on our minds and in our hearts.
Last week we also lost director Guy Hamilton, an action director who began as an AD for Carol Reed (on The Fallen Idol and The Third Man, among others), and best known for leading several James Bond entries, starting with Goldfinger in 1964.
The Tribeca Film Festival wrapped in New York over the weekend, and the winners have been announced, including best international feature to Junction 48 and best documentary feature to Do Not Resist.
There is no other cinematic project we're more looking forward to than 2017's continuation of David Lynch and Mark Frost's Twin Peaks. The cast list which has just been unveiled has only increased our fervor. With many favorites returning, equally intriguing are such new cast members as Michael Cera, Sky Ferreira, Monica Bellucci, Jim Belushi, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Eddie Vedder.
As we gear up for Cannes—looking over the various lineups, prioritizing, dreaming—eerie news has come via Deadline Hollywood of terror drills being practiced at the festival, whose already zealous security practices will no doubt be heightened after the Paris and Brussels attacks over the last six months.
Harmony Korine's video for Rihanna's song "Needed Me" sure looks a lot like Springbreakers, doesn't it?.
But can it compare to Beyoncé's music-video-cum-visual-album-cum-film, Lemonade? We don't have HBO, so we haven't seen it, but Miriam Bale's article for the Hollywood Reporteris tantalizing:
"...it’s a 56-minute narrative movie mixing music, documentary and experimental elements. This Womanist fairytale — featuring American Southern, Voodoo and Afrofuturist utopian imagery — is most of all a personal film, though co-directed by seven people, including Beyonce Carter-Knowles herself."
And speaking of trailers, finally we get a picture of Woody Allen's Cannes-bound Café Society. Is that Steve Carrell running a movie studio?
If you want a trailer with a bit more kick to it (and punch, and shoot, and kick some more), take a look at this honey for Cheang Soi's Kill Zone 2. We love this director, and know this film under its previous (and equally ridiculous) title, SPL 2: A Time for Consequences, finding it one of the best films of 2015. Finally headed to cinemas, we highly recommended it.
"...had become a monument to a sensibility frozen midway through an unpredictable course of development. Together with the rest of Fassbinder’s writings, they give a picture of his values, priorities, and philosophical commitments that clarifies the one his movies suggest."
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