Zurich Film Festival: Gala Premieres for ‘A Monster Calls,’ ‘Hell or High Water’

‘Hell or High Water’ Cannes winners ‘American Honey’ and ‘Bacalaureat’ also are among the festival favorites getting the red-carpet treatment in Switzerland. Andrea Arnold’s Cannes jury winner American Honey and Bacalaureat from Cristian Mungiu, who took best director honors at Cannes in May, will be reunited at the upcoming […]

Woody Allen: ‘There are traumas in life that weaken us. That’s what has happened to me’

Woody Allen at Cannes film festival in May 2016. Photograph: Thibault Camus/Contour by Getty Images Woody Allen is 80. Time is finite and he knows it. Every day the industrious same: wake, work, weights, treadmill, work, clarinet, work, supper, TV, sleep. Except today and tomorrow and Thursday, when he’ll […]

Aging Bull: Robert De Niro Remains Ferocious as He Spars with Édgar Ramírez in Hands of Stone

I had just arrived on the Croisette for this year’s Cannes Film Festival and was having lunch at my regular table at the Brasserie du Casino, a lovely little eatery across from the red-carpeted Palais des Festivals, when marching orders from the editors at MovieMaker came thundering through my […]