Cannes: sellers remain optimistic while offers remain rare

While the Cannes Film Festival has served over 80-degree weather so far, that heat has yet to translate into the festival’s iconic film market. Halfway through, Cannes 2021 did not see the wave of agreements expected at the festival’s simultaneous Film Market. The only significant sales came in the form of a whopping $ 75 …

Review: ‘the White Lotus’ offers landscapes of class struggle

What do people expect from their vacation? Rest? Sure. Amusing? Absolutely. But also wonders. They want a week of the year to somehow rectify the other 51; to make them fall in love, or fall in love again; strengthen tattered family ties; to ensure closure; create deathbed memories; to summon magic, by chance but on …

Kevin Feige says Marvel ended up with massive, multi-movie offers

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige laid out a new strategy for hiring and retaining actors in the MCU. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Feige explained that Marvel is moving away from the massive multi-movie offerings it once offered to its stars. Instead, he hinted that the talent would stay on board and …

Streaming war: Netflix offers Steven Spielberg

The Mountain View firm has signed an agreement with Amblin, the production company of the multi-Oscar winner. The document provides that the platform will broadcast at least two feature films per year produced by this studio. The announcement is “Surprising and a sign that big changes are happening in Hollywood”, comments the weekly Variety, one …