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Festivals

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.

The Blood Is at the Doorstep

A fiery exploration of one family’s quest for justice.

The Florida Project | Cannes 2017

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

The Rider | Cannes 2017

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

Three Gems | Cannes 2017

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

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).

The Beguiled | Cannes 2017

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

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.

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.