Luis Buñuel’s sexually surrealist classic, Belle De Jour, returns to Cannes for its 50th anniversary. Check out our review.
The original Madame Bovary is one of the most famous women in literature – marrying a boring man who loves her, stifled by provincial life and engaging in adulterous affairs to escape the banality and emptiness around her. The woman at the centre of Xiaogang Feng’s very Chinese social... Read more
Michelangelo Antonioni’s seminal mystery drama Blow-Up screens as part of the Cannes Classics programme. Here’s our official review.
Ghosts of a rebellious past linger in political drama, After the War. Here’s our official review from Cannes.
One of the fantastic things about the Cannes Film Festival is that it is one of the greatest festivals in the world for celebrating female talent. From fresh and exciting directors such as Chloe Zhao, whose film The Rider is taking the festival by storm, to the likes of... Read more
Amy Schumer stars in Snatched, a story about a mother daughter trip to Ecuador gone horribly, and hilariously wrong. Well, perhaps not hilariously, though that certainly was the intention. Schumer plays Emily Middleton, a lazy, idiotic young woman whose plans go up in flames when she’s dumped by her... Read more
It’s hard to fault cinemas naysayers these days, with a seemingly endless onslaught of sequels and remakes crowding multiplexes. With the golden age of TV upon us and streaming services like Netflix creating new and unique programming on what seems like a daily basis, its hard argue with those... Read more
Of Baywatch’s massive estimated budget of $90 million – which tiptoes the fine line between impressive and of absolute excess – it’s easy to imagine a fair proportion of it going on oil in order to maintain that glistening grotesqueness appropriated by The Rock. If Orson Welles struggled with... Read more
Jeremy Renner & Elizabeth Olsen star in Taylor Sherdian’s exhilarating Wind River. Our official verdict from Cannes is here.
Cinema is an experience very much guided by what we see unfolding in front of us, so when our sight is taken from us there are other means for individuals to still take something away from a film. Looking to explore just that is Naomi Kawase’s Radiance, a film... Read more
Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman are luxuriously dark in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Our review from Cannes is in.
Chilly Austrian maestro Michael Haneke returns to Cannes with Happy End; a masterful social satire. Here’s our review.