With the Cannes Film Festival less than a month away, it is time to look at the competition slate and see which films have the most potential of winning the Palme d'Or, breaking out and even getting Oscar nominations.
Harrison Ford is back for another "Indiana Jones." Another installment is a surprising choice, given the results of the previous film, and it will require quite a bit of work to fit the new movie into the overall narrative.
The Academy Award race is looking to be one of the most competitive years as many of the best directors in the industry are releasing films. Some of the films are by new helmers, other by Oscar winners and other by veteran directors, who have not been nominated in a long time. However, there are some directors who have not been nominated in years and who could be back in the awards race.
Steven Spielberg, one of the most prominent and influential film filmmakers in the history of cinema, has just signed on to direct Warner Bros.' adaptation of "Ready Player One," a science fiction and dystopian novel by New York Times bestselling author Ernest Cline.