Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Kristen Wiig, “The Spoils of Babylon”. For a complete list of nominations click here
Wyatt Earp might be the lead, but the infirm Doc Holliday is the real hero, an educated, elegant gunslinger who – most importantly, for a long-term invalid such as Scott Jordan Harris – makes chronic illness look good. Continue here
Oliver Stone’s historical epic Alexander returns to Blu-ray in a new Ultimate Cut set – which features the theatrical cut and ultimate cut of the film. The discs are housed in a beautiful box that includes The Art of Alexander hardback book and other goodies to help justify the price of the re-release. Continue here
Scandi distributor’s pick-ups include Palo Alto and Kristen Stewart drama Camp X-Ray.
Recently launched Scandinavian distributor Edge Entertainment acquired three films in the Cannes marche: Gia Coppola’s debut Palo Alto, doc Bolshoi Babylon and Kristen Stewart drama Camp X-Ray. From Pathe International the company picked up Scandinavian and Icelandic rights to Palo Alto, the US drama about a group of rebellious high school kids, based on the short story collection by James Franco – who also appears in the film alongside Emma Roberts, Jack Kilmer and Val Kilmer. Continue here
Date: June 13-25. Palo Alto has been announced for the East End Film Festival, London. Continue @ eastendfilmfestival.com
The Gia Coppola-directed Palo Alto breathes fresh air into James Franco’s short stories on teenage ennui and rebellion. Palo Alto, which is released in theaters on May 9, follows in the same vein as films like Kids or Elephant; they’re about just how much trouble teens can get into when their distracted parents leave them alone (like sex, drugs and general debauchery). However, Coppola adds her personal storytelling voice to this film. Her dreamy stylistic choices and beautiful cinematography, accompanied by a poignant soundtrack help guide the tone of the film. Continue @ laist.com
James Franco explains how to make history in this exclusive clip from ‘Palo Alto.’ Continue @ mtv.com