Robin Campillo’s ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ about a group of passionate nonviolent protesters, has a thrilling, kinetic first act. Then…it has a second act.
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Ruben Östlund’s ‘The Square,’ the latest film to win the prestigious Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, is a vexing, fascinating intellectual exercise.
Andrey Zvyagintsev’s ‘Loveless’ is at once a powerful tale of a missing child, and an indictment of an inhospitable, unfeeling society.
A Cannes 2017 recap, a revisit to the movies of last year’s fest, and a review of the 1973 Palme d’Or winner ‘Scarecrow.’
A review of John Cassavetes’ ‘A Woman Under the Influence’ and a midway report on the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’—winner of the Oscar as 2016’s Best Foreign Film—is a characteristically complex and exciting film from the Iranian director.
The forthcoming ‘Graduation’ is complex, thrilling, satisfying filmmaking, from one of the Romanian New Wave’s greatest talents, Cristian Mungiu.
The 2014 Cannes Film Festival lineup is fully decked out with stars and auteurs alike, from Binoche to Tatum; Dolan to Godard; Cronenberg to Dreamworks.
A drop-off from last year’s schedule, ‘Grace of Monaco’ is back in the spotlight after being announced as this year’s Cannes opening night film.
‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ was the Palme d’Or champion of a diverse selection of awards winners at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival closing ceremony!
Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ and Roman Polanski’s ‘Venus in Fur’ finish the Cannes Film Festival on a prestige note.
Cannes turns back time to 1920s Manhattan with ‘The Immigrant’ and 16th Century France with ‘Michael Kohlhaas’, both making late impressions.
With Cannes beginning to wind down, we crunch the odds on eight films that have a real shot at the coveted Palme d’Or.
Lesbian romance ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ and Alexander Payne’s father-son dramedy ‘Nebraska’ bring the battle of the sexes to Cannes.
Three more films astonish and divide the critical factions of Cannes as ‘All is Lost’, ‘Grigris’, and ‘Bastards’ make their debuts.
The Cannes response to Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest display of bravura violence, ‘Only God Forgives’, is as divisive as could be expected.
The Cannes competition heats up with premieres for ‘Shield of Straw’, ‘Borgman’, ‘A Castle in Italy’, and ‘The Great Beauty’.
We round up a few short dispatches on smaller Cannes hits ‘Like Father, Like Son’, ‘The Selfish Giant’, ‘Blue Ruin’, and ‘Grand Central’.
The Coen Brothers have another resounding Cannes reception with ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’! Does a 2nd Palme d’Or await for the duo?
Reactions out of Cannes are rather mixed to French director Arnaud Desplechin’s latest, ‘Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian’.