50 Festival de Cannes Winners You Can Watch Right Now – 5 of 5

So there we have it, 50 Cannes winners from years gone by. What are your favorite winners from the festival? Which films do you feel should have won that didn’t? Feel free to bombard us with comments below. Go enjoy the festivities. * * * * * Nicolas Winding Refn – 2011 Prix de la mise […]

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50 Festival de Cannes Winners You Can Watch Right Now – 4 of 5

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The penultimate chunk of Cannes winners available to stream features yet another talented bunch. Of course there are many, many more great Cannes victors you can watch right now – let us know in the comments what you recommend, or perhaps what you might be looking for. * * * * * Bérénice Bejo – […]

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50 Festival de Cannes Winners You Can Watch Right Now – 3 of 5

Straight onto the third batch of 10 former Cannes winners you can stream online. Many of the links are country specific (like America, UK, France), but if you are wondering about access in other countries let me know, I’ll try and find them. For now, take a look at the next lot. * * * […]

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50 Festival de Cannes Winners You Can Watch Right Now – 2 of 5

The second set of winners from the history of Cannes was already set to include the Italian filmmaker Ermanno Olmi for his Palme d’Or win in 1978. Sadly, he passed away just prior to this year’s festival, making his entry here all the more poignant and essential. God rest his soul. His most famous film […]

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50 Festival de Cannes Winners You Can Watch Right Now – 1 of 5

Bonjour from Cannes. Or bonjour to you all in Cannes. The true festive season is upon as we travel over to the French Riviera for arguably the world’s finest film festival. Whether you’re there in body or spirit, we are baking in the excitement here at Filmotomy. So much so, we have scoured the internet […]

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Filmotomy Podcast Episode 24: Cannes NotFix

Welcome to the Filmotomy Podcast Episode 24. In this edition Al hosts once again, and is joined by Daniel and Steve. Now the official selection for Cannes has been announced, they discuss the controversy surrounding the Cannes Film Festival banning Netflix from premiering anymore films at their festival. Have a listen, it’s well worth it. […]

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So Netflix Cannes-n’t Dance? – Some Thoughts

Distributors may have a stranglehold on some festivals, but art is like water – it finds the path of least resistance and eventually makes its way through, under and around the barriers to reach the thirsty. If filmmakers can reach audiences without bowing to the pressure of having to be “the best” or winning an award, so much the better.

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10 Days of Martin Scorsese – How To Watch All His Films Online

You fuck my wife? What’s a mook? Are you talkin’ to me? Where’s my fuckin’ money? Aren’t we a fine pair of misfits? Where are the ludes? Some fine questions we’ve been witness to over the last few decades. And only someone as talented, as passionate, as consistently brilliant as Martin Scorsese could answer those questions […]

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10 Days of Paul Thomas Anderson – Where To Stream His Movies

These easy-as-sweet-cherry-pie-mama-baby promoting of some of the finest filmmakers around almost seems arbitrary. Unless you’re too busy greedily scrimmaging for oil or attaching notes into the seams of dresses, I’m assuming you’ve seen all of Paul Thomas Anderson’s films. Or there’s a couple you somehow missed (I’ve included his 2015 documentary, but not his latest […]

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Dear Oscar: Time to Stop the Squabbling & Invite Streaming to the Party

Evolution isn’t easy – just ask the dodo – but streaming productions are here to stay. They will grow in popularity. People will watch them and identify with the stories they tell. If AMPAS will not reach out and include them, I suggest they re-qualify the title of the big prize to be “Best Picture Made by a White Man Shown in a Public Building that Sells Popcorn”.

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The Suspicious Awards Run Of Mudbound

Something about the awards run of Mudbound has been rather suspicious. The film has picked up major nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association: Supporting Actress for Mary J. Blige, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, and Best Ensemble. It also received the Robert Altman Award for its Ensemble from the Independent Spirit Awards. However, the BFCA snubbed it […]

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Steven Spielberg Week: How To Watch His Movies – 2010s

The most recent batch of Spielberg films (not including the newly released The Post) deliver heavy, but audience-friendly political journeys (including The Post), a film with heavy sentiment, as well as two visits into animated, including a collaboration with Peter Jackson. It’s incredible to see how far this filmmaker has come, five decades of a […]

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Steven Spielberg Week: How To Watch His Movies – 2000s

A huge return to an unforgettable adventure franchise, a sci-fi drama once meant for a certain Stanley Kubrick, a Tom Cruise double bill, a Tom Hank double bill, a powerful true story from the 1970s, and a gripping remake of a terror classic. There are some doubters, and of course some disappointments here, but not a […]

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Steven Spielberg Week: How To Watch His Movies – 1990s

In the 1990s Spielberg would conquer both box office and Academy Awards in the very same year. All his films from then decade are easily available to stream online, and links to multiple platforms are all below. As you may know, some of these come highly recommended for the kids, some not so much. I’ll […]

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Steven Spielberg Week: How To Watch His Movies – 1980s

Many of us have a nostalgic fondness of the 80s, grew up with Spielberg’s legacy as he showed us true cinematic adventure and young emotional resonance. The next batch of the filmmakers movies are all from this decade. And each one is out there for you to watch. So don’t waste any more time, get […]

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Steven Spielberg Week: How To Watch His Movies – 1970s

So here we are arriving at Steven Spielberg Week. I know you’ve been looking forward to this. But wait, you haven’t seen Schindler’s List? You want to cry your eyes out to E.T. again? Can’t remember Matt Damon being in Saving Private Ryan? We got you covered. All of Spielberg’s feature films are available to […]

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Review: Dee Rees’ Essential Mudbound

Mudbound is many things at once: A demonstration of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a portrait of racial tensions in rural America, and a universal telling of everyday people trying to live through the trials of today to build a better tomorrow. Yet the film is one thing as well: Poetic. Despite its heavy subject matter, it […]

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Femme Filmmakers Festival 2017 – Line-Up Announced

Here we are once again. I literally salivate at the mouth at the prospect of spending hours and hours in a darkened room with all these women. Women directors, and their marvelous work, as we fast approach the Directed By Women Worldwide Film Viewing Party. Following the success of last year’s online viewing event, Femme […]

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Directors’ Weekend: All 10 David Fincher Films For Streaming

There are, however you look at it, 10 examples of David Fincher‘s cinematic flair in those movies of his – even his underwhelming debut showed signs of execution brilliance. All are available on many platforms to stream, some free, some pocket change. So this Directors’ Weekend, enjoy, whichever ones you pick, and have a marvel […]

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Watch Tim Burton Films Live

#DirectorsWeekend – #TimBurton – Friday August 4th – Sunday August 6th As part of the Directors’ Weekend we’re promoting the opportunity to watch some of Tim Burton‘s movies live online – a viewing event if you will. Below are the selected three films for the marathon Sunday (obviously you can watch other Burton films if you […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Movies 2/4

It feels as though the deep dramas, cringey horrors, and black comedies are three of the freshest produce on the market these days – lucky for us the next few fall into those boxes. If you haven’t seen the following movies from this year, you have some work to do: Free Fire I had the […]

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