Cannes: James Gray, Anne Hathaway Moved to Tears During ‘Armageddon Time’ Premiere

5/20/2022 8:14:00 AM

The Focus Features release contained a trenchant critique of the conservative politics of the era, with actors playing members of Donald Trump's family.

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James Gray brought his deeply personal and intimate family story ArmageddonTime — a film set in the 1980s and featuring Trump family members as characters — to the CannesFilmFestival

The Focus Features release contained a trenchant critique of the conservative politics of the era, with actors playing members of Donald Trump's family.

The most rousing applause came for the film’s young leads, Banks Repeta and Jaylin Webb, with special attention paid to stars Hathaway and Jeremy Strong.The Focus Features release was written and directed by Gray, heavily based on his upbringing in Queens, New York. The coming-of-age story features a young, middle-class Jewish boy (Repeta) who moves from public to private school with the help of his stern but loving grandfather (Anthony Hopkins). In the transition, he leaves behind a friend (Webb) and faces a moral dilemma.

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Cannes: Patryk Vega to Make Vladimir Putin Drama as English-Language Debut (Exclusive) The most rousing applause came for the film’s young leads, Banks Repeta and Jaylin Webb, with special attention paid to stars Hathaway and Jeremy Strong.“Ad Astra,” he has finally returned to the New York City of his childhood and his earlier films.’s Hope and Glory (1987) is that, in those other films, a child experiences traumatic events which markedly change who he is; in this case, the stakes are simply not as high and the film concludes in a way that somewhat frustratingly suggests the child did not learn much at all.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

The Focus Features release was written and directed by Gray, heavily based on his upbringing in Queens, New York. The coming-of-age story features a young, middle-class Jewish boy (Repeta) who moves from public to private school with the help of his stern but loving grandfather (Anthony Hopkins). 12 films our critic can’t wait to see at this year’s Cannes Film Festival After three years away, Times critic Justin Chang returns to the world’s grandest and most important film festival — and shares what he’s most looking forward to. In the transition, he leaves behind a friend (Webb) and faces a moral dilemma. It contained a trenchant critique of the conservative politics of the era, with actors playing members of Donald Trump’s family, including Fred Trump Sr. This is the place where Gray, an underappreciated figure in the U., Donald’s father, and Mary Anne Trump, Donald’s sister. The new poll of 634 likely Alabama Republican primary voters finds 31% plan to vote for Britt, 29% for Brooks, and 24% for Durant.

In one scene, Mary Anne, played by Jessica Chastain, delivers a pointed speech inside a private school auditorium about self-reliance., cemented his passionate following among French critics and cinephiles, many of whom regard him as an heir to great American auteurs like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola. Tovah Feldshuh also stars. The film is one of 21 titles competing for the Palme d’Or at this year’s 75th edition of the festival.) Even still, none of Gray’s four previous movies selected for the prestigious Cannes competition — “The Yards,” “We Own the Night,” “Two Lovers” and “The Immigrant” — has ever left the festival with so much as a single prize. It debuted in front of inside a packed 2,000 seat theatre on day three. Julia Roberts turned heads on the red carpet, arriving with Chopard’s artistic director and co-president Caroline Scheufele. I still remember the ugly boos that greeted “We Own the Night” and “Two Lovers” at their first Cannes press screenings in 2007 and 2008, respectively. Trump pulled his endorsement from Brooks one day after our poll in March showed Brooks a distant 3rd, and we asked voters in this new poll what effect a Trump endorsement of Britt or Durant would have on their support.

Other attendees included TikTok superstar Khaby Lame and actress Deepika Padukone. Back to Gray.” (Cannes Film Festival) It remains to be seen whether “Armageddon Time” finds any love from this year’s competition jury, which is being presided over by the French actor Vincent Lindon. Though he admitted to hustling to get Armageddon Time done in time for this year’s festival, he already has an eye on a return. “I hope I come back here sometime because it’s the castle of cinema, it’s the church of cinema. One of them is “The Eight Mountains” (“Le Otto Montagne”), a beautifully filmed competition entry from the Belgian filmmakers Felix van Groeningen ( “Beautiful Boy” ) and Charlotte Vandermeersch.” Read More About: . Daily News poll by Cygnal (WBRC) In the GOP primary for Governor, incumbent Gov.