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Cannes Dispatch: And That’s a Wrap

With the presentation of the competition awards, the 70th Cannes Film Festival officially closed last night. I called some of the winners in my predictions but failed to place even one of them in the correct category. While it’s always…

70th Cannes Gallery 2017

As the prize ceremony gets underway, our indefatigable Cannes correspondent, Zhuo-Ning (Tony) Su, has shared with us some photos of his first trip to the Croissant. Thanks so much, Tony, for your truly outstanding coverage this year.…

Cannes: Who Will Win? Who Should Win?

After 12 days of cinema-worship and excessive partying, the 70th Cannes Film Festival will draw to a close on Sunday. Most journalists here seem to find it a lesser year by Cannes standards - which happens just about every year by the way.…

Cannes review: Good Time

More than a week into it and the Cannes daily grind can really take its toll. To illustrate: every day the first press screening starts at 8:30 am, meaning you’d better be there at 8 or earlier for security checks. For those of us who can’t…

Cannes reviews: Of Families and Aliens

On Day 5 of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, the first casualties in the official selection have begun to reveal themselves. To be fair, it’s been an even stronger than usual lineup so far. The Godard biopic LE REDOUBTABLE, widely pegged to…

The Poster for The Beguiled Is Here

The poster for Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled is here and we just want to stare at it all day. Set during the Civil War, it features Colin Farrell as a wounded Union soldier who finds refuge on the grounds of a Southern girls school. Nicole…

Breaking Down Cannes 70

As shared right here yesterday, the official selection of this year’s Cannes Film Festival was finally unveiled after weeks of heavy speculation (our own included). It’s a tyically stellar lineup full of cinematic heavyweights both behind…

Cannes Film Festival Winners!

Palme d’Or I, Daniel Blake, dir: Ken Loach Grand Prize Xavier Dolan, It’s Only The End Of The World Best Director TIE Cristian Mungiu, Graduation Olivier Assayas, Personal Shopper Jury Prize American Honey, dir: Andrea Arnold…

Members of the 2016 Cannes Jury Announced

2016 Cannes Jury George Miller – President (Director, Writer, Producer – Australia) Arnaud Desplechin  (Director, Writer – France) Kirsten Dunst  (Actress– United States) Valeria Golino (Actress, Director, Writer, Producer –…

Cannes Review: Naomi Kawese’s An

An - a film about sweet red bean paste and the simplicity of happiness Naomi Kawese’s film An, which translates to Sweet Red Bean Paste, is one of the surprises, at least for me, at the festival so far. The film examines the…

Cannes Classic sidebar lineup revealed

The Cannes Classic sidebar lineup was revealed earlier today. The sidebar showcasing classic films and documentaries about cinema will include Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bette and Musical Opium by Arielle Dombasle. Actress Kim Novak will…

Cannes 2015: First Look at Macbeth

The Weinstein Co. debuted three stills from the eagerly anticipated film version of Shakespeare's Macbeth. It contains what I believe is the best quote ever put down on paper (later appropriated by Faulkner - also used, alas, in Birdman…