Taylor Sheridan’s chilly, breathlessly assured crime drama, Wind River, is ready to melt the competition in the Un Certain Regard strand. The acclaimed writer’s feature debut stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen – whom both deliver immaculate performances – in a work of disarming complexity and completion. Click here... Read more
Writer-director Sofia Coppola returns to Cannes with her feverish portrait of repressed female sexuality and desire, The Beguiled. A reimagining of Don Siegel’s 1971 film of the same name, which featured a rugged Clint Eastwood performance, the Lost in Translation author’s update features the likes of Nicole Kidman, Colin... Read more
Michelangelo Antonioni’s seminal mystery drama Blow-Up screens as part of the Cannes Classics programme. Here’s our official review.
Greek supremo Yorgos Lanthimos brings his bewitchingly strange The Killing of a Sacred Deer to the French shores, which is proving to be a major favourite in the Official Competition race. With an impressive ensemble cast, including the likes of Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Raffey Cassidy, and Alicia Silverstone,... Read more
Noah Baumbach’s delightfully funny Palme d’Or contender, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), is one of the true highlights of this year’s festival. Starring the likes of Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Emma Thompson, it is a work of infinite charm and poignant sensitivity. Click here to... Read more
One of the hottest tickets in Cannes this year is Michael Haneke’s masterfully observed satire, Happy End. A forensic, downright sociopathic portrait of family turmoil, the film which stars Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Toby Jones is one of the festival’s finest. Click here to read our ★★★★★ review... Read more
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
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.