Everybody Knows To Open This Year’s Cannes Film Festival
The new film by director Asghar Farhadi, with Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Ricardo Darín, will be the opening...
Take Two 1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark/Mephisto
Welcome back to Take Two, a column focusing on two films released in the same year, one a major...
Cannes 2017: The Square Wins Palme d’Or
In a shocking twist-of-fate, the Jury – under the presidency of director Pedro Almodóvar – have named Ruben Östlund’s...
Cannes 2017: Wind River Photocall & Interviews
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
Cannes 2017: The Beguiled Photocall & Press Conference
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
Cannes 2017: Blow-Up Review

Michelangelo Antonioni’s seminal mystery drama Blow-Up screens as part of the Cannes Classics programme. Here’s our official review.

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Cannes 2017: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer Photocall & Press Conference
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
Cannes 2017: The Meyerowitz Stories Photocall & Press Conference
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
Cannes 2017: Happy End Photocall & Press Conference
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
Cannes 2017: After The War (Dopo La Guerra) Review

Ghosts of a rebellious past linger in political drama, After the War. Here’s our official review from Cannes.

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Cannes 2017: Jeune Femme Review
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
Cannes 2017: Wind River Review

Jeremy Renner & Elizabeth Olsen star in Taylor Sherdian’s exhilarating Wind River. Our official verdict from Cannes is here.

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Cannes 2017: Radiance Review
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
Cannes 2017: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer Review

Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman are luxuriously dark in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Our review from Cannes is in.

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Cannes 2017: Happy End Review

Chilly Austrian maestro Michael Haneke returns to Cannes with Happy End; a masterful social satire. Here’s our review.

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