Diary – Cannes but Not Forgotten
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Diary – Cannes but Not Forgotten

One of the frustrations of Cannes can be missing out on the most talked about…

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Marion Cotillard in two clips from James Gray’s The Immigrant
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Marion Cotillard in two clips from James Gray’s The Immigrant

Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir says, “it’s a magnificent drama with an immense emotional payoff, combining old-fashioned…

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Cannes Review: Payne’s America Unearthed Once Again in Nebraska
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Cannes Review: Payne’s America Unearthed Once Again in Nebraska

Across the wide, bleak expanse of Nebraska Alexander Payne cuts two charcoal figures — Will…

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Cannes Review: La Vie d’Adele (Blue is the Warmest Color)
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Cannes Review: La Vie d’Adele (Blue is the Warmest Color)

Cannes Diary: Winding Down
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Cannes Diary: Winding Down

Invariably, those of us who attend the fest count the days back home until we…

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Cannes Review: Mack the Knife – Only God Forgives
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Cannes Review: Mack the Knife – Only God Forgives

Nicolas Winding Refn’s follow-up to Drive takes him farther away from traditional narrative and deeper…

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Cannes Diary: Inside the Coens Press Luncheon
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Cannes Diary: Inside the Coens Press Luncheon

One of the standout films in the main competition here in Cannes has to be…

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Cannes review. Taking a stand: Takashi Miike’s Shield of Straw
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Cannes review. Taking a stand: Takashi Miike’s Shield of Straw

Audiences will go in to Shield of Straw hoping for something other than what director…

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Cannes Diary Day 5: Patience passe science
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Cannes Diary Day 5: Patience passe science

French proverb: Patience passe science. (There’s nothing so shrewd as patience.) Cannes, once again soaked…

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Craig’s Take: Takashi Miike’s Shield of Straw
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Craig’s Take: Takashi Miike’s Shield of Straw

I’m going into each film here at the festival knowing as little in advance as…

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