At a press conference for this film at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, its writer/director Alain Guiraudie said “Sex is more important than sexuality. It’s a world of pleasure but sex can also be a world of suffering. Sometimes sex is scary. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners has signed Brazilian writer-director Kleber Mendonca Filho, whose second feature film Aquarius starring Sonia Braga played in competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim. Filho started out...Show More Summary
As Cannes gears up for its 70th edition this year, former Canal Plus chief Pierre Lescure has been unanimously re-elected as the fest's President for a new three-year term. Lescure was first named President in 2014 and the new term will see him cover the period from 2018 to 2020. Show More Summary
From Benetti’s Lioness V to Heesen’s Jems, the following yachts will help guests arrive—and stay—in style… Rebekah Bell
This German film, directed by Maren Ade, has been loved by critics since its debut at Cannes; it uses a kooky humor, not the country’s usual slapstick variety.
When I met Carrie Fisher at last May’s Cannes Film Festival to moderate a panel with her, her beloved french bulldog Gary, and director Fisher Stevens celebrating the World Premiere of their new documentary Bright Lights: Starring Carrie...Show More Summary
Jim Jarmusch's new film about a poet in Paterson, New Jersey is one of my favorite films of 2016. I saw it twice at the Cannes Film Festival, wrote a glowing review (calling it "the rare perfect film"), and caught it again in Berlin a few weeks ago. Show More Summary
“I, Daniel Blake” is an extremely Ken Loach-y Ken Loach film, for better and for worse. The surprise winner of the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival follows a middle-aged, blue-collar carpenter struggling to navigate the bureaucracy of the British benefits system after an injury leaves him unable to work. Show More Summary
French screen legend Michele Morgan, who starred in some 70 movies and took home the best actress prize at the first-ever Cannes film festival, died on Tuesday, aged 96, her family said. An icon of glamour, Morgan was remembered forShow More Summary
When Xavier Dolan last offered his thoughts to The Times, he was feeling pretty roughed up by reviews for his coming-home drama “It’s Only The End of the World.” The French-Canadian auteur’s film premiered at Cannes, where the reactions were swift and often merciless -- decrying, among other things,...
The 27-year-old director Xavier Dolan packs more into his years than most people — after all, he's already helmed six movies, and his lovely and galvanizing 2014 entry Mommy was an award-winning Cannes Film Festival sensation — but even by his own high standards, 2016 was quite the annum. He ... More »
The Weinstein Company’s Lion won the Best Positive Film award from the Positive Planet Foundation during the organization’s annual ceremony tonight in Paris. The group is a fixture at the Cannes Film Festival, where it spearheads “Positive...Show More Summary
A Palme D’Or nominee at the Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada has been submitted as Romania’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film. A sprawling, ambitious family drama, coming in at a nearly threeShow More Summary
Although most moviegoers, particularly Americans, may not even have heard of Ruth Negga before her new film Loving debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in May, they have certainly heard of this supremely talented actress of Ethiopian descent and Irish upbringing now. Show More Summary
In 2006 I had the great good fortune to attend the Cannes Film Festival, and after it was over I had the diverting good fortune to be seated on my return flight next to a talented and relatively well-known young actor. We were both in...Show More Summary
Kristen Stewart had a pretty eventful summer. Not only did she premiere two movies at Cannes Film Festival 2016, but in the span of half a year, she went through three relationships, including the ones with Alicia Cargile and St. Vincent. Show More Summary
whiteness Stephanie Abraham On November 4, the new feature film Loving debuted in the United States. The film’s stunning aesthetics, stellar acting, and timely content made it a contender for the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize, the Palme d’Or, and many believe it will compete for an Oscar. Show More Summary
Headwear label Larose Paris has released a NSFW short film titled “La Fille d’Hérode,” to showcase its latest French beret collection. Inspired by La Belle Noiseuse, the 1991 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix prize winner, the film stars painter Adam Marcovic in a scene with his muse, the model Salome Zimmerlin. Marcovic is seen failing to get Zimmerlin […]
The controversial Cannes entry stars Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem as West African relief workers.
Coming out of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, it was clear that Isabelle Huppert would certainly be a contender in this awards season’s actress race for her turn as Michele Leblanc, an emotionally complex women embroiled in a cat and mouse game with the man who raped her in Sony Pictures Classics’ Elle. Show More Summary