Word Comes in On U.S. Releases of Cannes…

Variety has reported that Sony Pictures Classics will release Palme d'Or winner The White Ribbon in the U.S. on Christmas Day in New York and L.A. I'm assuming it will get a limited release the…

Top 10 Films Cannes Made Me Excited For

The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up today with the announcement of the winners earlier today. If you're like me you spent the past two weeks closely following the festival and trying to decipher which films…

Cannes Palme d’Or Awards Predictions

Cannes wraps up for good tomorrow with the final awards announcement coming sometime in the afternoon. Having not been at the festival I only have reactions from those who were there to gauge how the…

Cannes Day 10 – Final Day Wrap Up

It seems like the last day of competition screenings turned out to be a boring one in Cannes. The two competition films that screened got mostly negative reviews and the other film that everyone was…

Vulture Looks at the Cannes Awards Race

Dennis Lim of New York Magazine's Culture Vulture is calling Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon the frontrunner for this year's Palme d'Or. He says the film: ...has an edge, as the most obviously cerebral film…

Cannes Day 7 – ‘Broken Embraces’ ain’t Broke

One of my most anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival, Pedro Almodovar's Broken Embraces, screened today to very mixed reviews. Also, today came some mid-festival discussion of the awards possibilities at this point. Screenings…

Cannes Day 6 – Anti-Antichrist

Two more competition films screened today Lars Von Trier's Antichrist and Ken Loach's Looking for Eric. There has still to be one film that has received unanimous praise (besides the opening night film Up), but…

Cannes Day Three – Bright Stars

Another day, another two competition films screened. Today it was Jane Campion’s Bright Star and Park Chan-wook’s Thirst. There were also several out-of-competition or previews of films that have been buzzed about in the south…

Cannes Day Two – The Competition Begins

Two films that are in competition screened today at the Cannes Film Festival - Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank and Lou Ye's Spring Fever. Here's the story from Day 2: Screenings and Reviews: Fish Tank has…