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The Florida Project | Cannes 2017

The most talked about American film at this year's festival.

By |July 19th, 2017|Festivals, Indie|0 Comments

Okja | Cannes 2017

The only film in the Cannes competition in which the visual flash on screen matched the chaotic excitement of the red carpet gauntlet. Director Bong Joon-ho gives the audience a show.

By |June 28th, 2017|DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Festivals|0 Comments

My Journey Through French Cinema

The college film course you wish you had taken. There are enough hors d'oeuvres here to whet the appetites of Francophiles and fans of film noir.

By |June 23rd, 2017|Film History, Top Picks|0 Comments

The Rider | Cannes 2017

For beautiful, intimate moments, few films at Cannes were in the same league as the second feature by Chloé Zhao.

By |June 8th, 2017|Festivals, Indie|0 Comments

Three Gems | Cannes 2017

Three discoveries debuted away from the throngs of photographers and the red carpet.

By |June 6th, 2017|Documentary, Festivals|0 Comments

Agnès Varda and Jean-Luc Godard | Cannes 2017

Two seminal figures from the French New Wave come roaring back to Cannes (in one form or another).

By |June 2nd, 2017|Biopic, Festivals|0 Comments

The Beguiled | Cannes 2017

Besotted, bothered, and bewildered are the Southern belles of Miss Farnsworth’s Seminary for Young Ladies.

By |June 1st, 2017|Festivals, Melodrama|0 Comments

In the Fade | Cannes 2017

During the premiere of Fatih Akin’s new film, in which a nail bomb becomes an important plot element, viewers may have had a sense of queasiness, given the terroristic attack in Birmingham, England, four days earlier.

By |June 1st, 2017|Festivals|0 Comments

What to See | Cannes 2017

The single most anticipated film in the competition for the festival’s top honor, the Palme d’Or, is Sofia Coppola’s remake of Don Siegel’s lurid guilty pleasure The Beguiled.

By |May 17th, 2017|Festivals, Film History|0 Comments