• Gaspar Noe Hated ‘Black Panther,' Thought It Was ‘as Bad as ‘Star Wars”

    3 days ago - By Variety

    “Climax” director Gaspar Noe isn't hopping on the “Wakanda Forever” train any time soon. In an exclusive interview with Variety at the Cannes Film Festival, the Argentine filmmaker said he could only watch about 20 minutes of “Black Panther” before deciding to walk out. “I tried ‘Black Panther,'” he said. “I escaped from the cinema after 20...
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  • ‘Climax' Director Gaspar Noe Defends On-Screen Male Nudity, Explains Why He Hated ‘Star Wars' and Walked Out of ‘Black Panther'

    3 days ago - By Variety

    Gas and strangest - films to debut at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The horror drama follows a group of street dancers, who have a seemingly normal existence until they are all drugged one night in a club. What follows is a bloodbath of psychedelic hallucinations....
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  • Diego Céspedes' ‘Electric Lion' Wins Cannes Cinéfondation Top Prize

    3 days ago - By Variety

    In the Cannes Film Festival's key film school shorts awards, “El Verano del León Eléctrico” , by Chile's Diego Céspedes, a student at the Instituto de Comunicación e Imagen - Universidad de Chile, won the First Jury Prize at 21st Cinéfondation Selection on Thursday. The prize was awarded by a jury...
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  • Cannes Directors' Fortnight Big Prize Won by Gaspar Noe's ‘Climax'

    3 days ago - By Variety

    CANNES - Gaspar Noé's “Climax,” charting the descent into physical hell of a young dance troupe, won the biggest prize out at Cannes' 2018 Directors' Fortnight, its Art Cinema Award. “Lucia's Grace,” Italian Gianni Zanasi's woman's empowerment comedy, snagged the Europa Cinemas Label, awarded to the section's best European film. Granted by France's Society of...
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