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Deauville American Film Festival

Whiplash Wins Top Prizes at the Deauville American Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Is it worth driving yourself mad -- to the point of bleeding hands and losing your girlfriend -- to achieve greatness? This is the premise of Damien Chazelle's extraordinary new film, Whiplash, which won the grand prize at Deauville this past week, and also took home the audience award.

Abel Ferrara's "Pasolini" Premieres at the Deauville American Film Festival: A Heated Discussion with the Director

Karin Badt | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Take away the poetry from Pier Paolo Pasolini's artistic vision and one has Abel Ferrara's Pasolini, a film about the writer-director's last days, wh...

Horror and Suspense at the Deauville American Film Festival: From Vampires to "Sin City"

Karin Badt | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Over a third of the 14 films in competition at the Deauville American Film Festival this year were genre pieces -- thriller or suspense or horror -- from Ana Lily Amirpour's vampire flick A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night to the political thriller A Most Wanted Man featuring Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Ira Sachs' New Film "Love is Strange" Screens at the Deauville American Film Festival: Alfred Molina and John Lithgow as a Married Couple in Love

Karin Badt | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

"I am in a different stage right now. Love is Strange reflects that. My characters are comfortable with themselves. The film is a portrait of where I am now."

Cannibals and Snipers: Trends in American Cinema at the Deauville Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Why was there a film about cannibals at the Deauville American film festival, a film so gory and graphic with chunks of flesh in the mouths, that it r...

JOHN TRAVOLTA AT THE DEAUVILLE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL

Karin Badt | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

"The joy of creating is not unlike being in the air as a pilot and experiencing the joy of soaring," John Travolta, a veteran pilot, with his own Boe...

Robert Redford Lost on a Yacht and an Autistic Boy Lost on the A Train: Two Winning Stories at the Deauville American Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

My favorite film at this year's Deauville American Film Festival: J.C. Chandor's All is Lost. One of the few films featured at the festival whi...

Why We Need Shirley MacLaine, and Billy Wilder's The Apartment More Now than Ever

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Perhaps this morality tale will cheer up a few folks who are out of work in the big city...things could be worse, you could still be working for some schmuck, dating some jerk, serving the corporate beast.