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New York Film Festival Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

(Re-posted from LimitéMagazine.com)

Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart in CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

Series: Main Slate (US Premiere)

Set in the breathtaking Swiss Alps, veteran actress Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) prepares to star in the revival of a play that made her famous many years earlier. The role that catapulted her into stardom, that of Sigrid, a savvy vixen who engages in a power struggle with her older boss, Helena, will be played by troubled “it girl” Jo-Ann Ellis (a mesmerizing Chloë Grace Moretz). Enders will be taking on the role of Helena, one that she is not mentally prepared to play. With the help of her loyal assistant, Valentine (Kristen Stewart), Maria reluctantly faces the challenge head on, and in the process must come to grips with themes of aging—both in terms of the play and in her own life.

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Snow White vs. Snow White: The Battle of the Trailers

Tarsem Singh’s Immortals is dominating the box office in a big way, but the filmmaker is not losing sight of his next project, the Snow White flick Mirror Mirror. The film’s first trailer just hit the interwebs, and it’s going head to head against the recently released trailer for the “other” Snow White movie, Rupert Sanders’s Snow White and the Huntsman.

Mirror Mirror

Director: Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Fall, The Cell)

Snow White: Lily Collins (Abduction, The Blind Side)

Evil Queen: Julia Roberts (If I have to tell you what she’s been in, I’ll say a prayer for you.)

Release Date: March 16, 2012

Snow White & the Huntsman

Director: Rupert Sanders (debut)

Snow White: Kristen Stewart (Twilight series, Adventureland)

Evil Queen: Charlize Theron (see “Julia Roberts”)

Release Date: June 1, 2012