‘Relic’ Premiere Red Carpet Wish List

Relic tells the story of an elderly and widowed matriarch named Edna who goes missing, and her daughter and granddaughter who must travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna. The cast is stellar and […]

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Chanel Cruise 2021: A Sunset on the Mediterranean or on Virginie Viard?

The Chanel Cruise 2021 presentation was cancelled due to COVID-19. The French luxury label was going to bring guests from all over the world to Capri, Italy for the event. If I was one of the guests who were supposed to be attending this show I would be really glad that it was cancelled. I […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Tenet”

Christopher Nolan’s latest film Tenet seemed to be destined for a gala opening at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. The director has screened at the festival several times over the years and was heavily rumored, and all but confirmed by the festival director, to have nabbed one of the coveted spots this year. Instead Warner […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “The Woman In The Window”

Joe Wright’s “Rear Window”-style psychological thriller about the mental collapse of an agoraphobic, alcoholic psychologist has already endured a push back after Disney purchased 20th Century Fox Studios. Adapted from author AJ Finn’s 2018 potboiler, it was originally slated for an October 2019 awards season release, then moved to May 15 of this year, and […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “The Souvenir Part II”

Mother daughter duo Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne debuted The Souvenir at the Berlin Film Festival last year. According to Screen Daily there had been hopes that director Joanna Hogg would make her Cannes debut in Competition this year with The Souvenir II, reuniting her with the cast of the original, Honor Swinton Byrne, […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Summerland”

Olivier Award-winning playwright has long plotted her jump to feature film making: in 2012, she won the BAFTA JJ Screenwriting Bursary, which she then spent on writing the original script for what would become her feature directorial debut. Starring Gemma Arterton as a reclusive writer, the film is set during World War II and finds […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “On The Rocks”

Especially in the last two years the Cannes Film Festival has come under fire for not giving its fair shake to female directors. From all the articles I’ve read it seemed like Cannes 2020 was going to be a lot more equitable to female directors than ever before. One film I saw talked about was […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Bergman Island”

In today’s “What Could Have Been” wish list we are talking about a semi-autobiographical drama about a film making couple who retreat to Ingmar Bergman’s resting place in order to write their next scripts and then slowly lose sight of the line between fiction and reality. Mia Hansen-Løve’s Bergman Island has been at the top […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Benedetta”

Dutch maestro Paul Verhoeven’s medieval lesbian nun erotica Benedetta would also appear destined to be heading to the Croisette. Verhoeven made a sensational comeback four years ago in Cannes with eventual Oscar nominee ELLE. The subversive, lurid nature of the material feels like a perfect fit for his unique sensibilities. Also, the film stars esteemed veteran […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Annette”

It was announced on Monday that after ruling out a digital edition that the Cannes Film Festival would be coordinating with YouTube and 19 other international film festivals (including Venice, Berlin, New York, Marrakesh, Toronto, and Tribeca to name a few) on a digital film festival called “We Are One: A Global Film Festival” that […]

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