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: How To Talk To Girls At Parties Review
Nicole Kidman is a woman who is quintessentially the highlight of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, with multiple films to her name including The Beguiled and The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, and another film she takes a bow in is How To Talk To Girls At Parties. The... Read more
Cannes 2017: The Rider Review
Part of why the Cannes Film Festival is so prestigious is that the Directors Fortnight selection of films can feature some truly remarkable cinema forged by exceptional talent who may not otherwise be discovered. Under that banner this year comes the rather remarkable The Rider from director Chloe Zhao,... Read more
Cannes 2017: Mobile Homes Review

Imogen Poots stars in drifting family drama, Mobile Homes. Our review from Cannes is in.

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Cannes 2017: The Meyerowitz Stories Review
Marking the second presence of Netflix among the Official Competition entries at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Noah Baumbach’s comedy The Meyerowitz Stories marks what is a rather unheard of occasion in which a film involving Adam Sandler will actually have you applauding at its conclusion. Joined by the... Read more
Cannes 2017: A Prayer Before Dawn Review
One of the films selected for the Midnight Screenings section of this year’s Cannes Film Festival schedule, Jean-Stephane Sauvaire’s Prayer Before Dawn thrusts us into the midst of a Thai prison and never holds back in its brutal portrayal of life behind bars. The subject of the film is... Read more
Cannes 2017: They Review

Transgender is the focus of this quaint and thoughtful drama. Here’s our Cannes review of They.

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Cannes 2017: Wonderstruck Review
The last time we saw director Todd Haynes grace the red carpet at Cannes the world bared witness to the divine Carol, a film that once again saw plaudits thrown his way and also produced two outstanding performances from both Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett. For his Cannes return, Haynes... Read more
Cannes 2017: Okja Review

Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano star in Netflix’s fantasy drama, Okja. Here’s our Cannes verdict.

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Cannes 2017: Festival Jury Debate Netflix Issue
Perhaps the biggest talking point of the 70th Festival de Cannes is the inclusion of two Netflix Original feature films as part of the Palme d’Or nominees. Both Bong Joon-ho‘s Okja, and Noah Baumbach‘s The Meyerowitz Stories are in contention for Official Competition glory, despite the fact that neither... Read more
Cannes 2017: Jupiter’s Moon Review
Having seen his ambitious project White God receive positive praise from 2014’s Cannes Film Festival, director Kornél Mundruczó returns in the Official Competition section of the programme with Jupiter’s Moon, a tale of a refugee who finds himself possessing the gift of flight and taken under the wing of... Read more
Cannes 2017: Okja Official Trailer & Artwork Unveiled

Netflix launch the first full look at Okja, starring Tilda Swinton & Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Cannes 2017: Great Palme d’Or Winners

To celebrate the arrival of Cannes 2017, we reflect on some of the finest Palme d’Or-winning titles.

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