For the second time in as many years, an auteur’s descent into 3-D livened up the Cannes Film Festival. In 2014, the provocation came from Jean-Luc Godard, whose aggressive 3-D experiment, “Goodbye to Language,” brought cries of “Godard forever!” amid spontaneous applause. Show More Summary
Disney beat the drum loudly for Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur during a wide-ranging presentation this month at the Cannes Film Festival. The footage shown to the tony crowd was well received, and now we’re getting our first look in a teaser that dropped this monring. Show More Summary
The glamorous Cannes Filmfestival is much more than just a film festival where the French welcome world cinema. Apart from one of the most prestigious festivals, it is also a marketplace for many things. So if you are a filmmaker, maybe...Show More Summary
Three Generations, the transgender story starring Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning and Susan Sarandon that was acquired by The Weinstein Company when they slapped down a big $6M at this year’s Cannes Film Festival just was pegged for a limited...Show More Summary
See the fabulous frocks worn by Cate Blanchett, Emma Stone, Lupita Nyong'o and more.
Je Suis Un Soldat bowed at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month as director Laurent Lariviere’s feature-length debut, and it was surprisingly disappointing. A story about a young woman who suddenly finds herself working as a dog trafficker, Je Suis Un Soldat could have been so much more than it actually was. Show More Summary
In our latest video from the Cannes Film Festival, RogerEbert.com Chaz Ebert begins with a report on the divisive response to a film she greatly admired, Paolo Sorrentino's "Youth," starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Paul Dano and Rachel Weisz. Show More Summary
Josh Brolin and his fiancee Kathryn Boyd hold hands while out and about on Wednesday (May 27) in Los Angeles. The 47-year-old actor and his former assistant recently just got back from Cannes, where he promoted his latest film Sicario. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Josh Brolin Sicario centers on “an idealistic FBI [...]
As I have slowly emerged over the past week from my french fog into the harsher realities of Hollywood, the likely effect of the 68th Cannes Film Festival on this year’s Oscar race has come more into focus. I consider Cannes a “soft...Show More Summary
Inside Out delighted its audience at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it also received rapturous critical response. Disney•Pixar has released a new clip from the film, Memories, and it is poignant and funny simultaneously. Check it out after the jump. Inside Out premieres on June 19th.
After the Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday, celebrities and fashion editors spent the first week of summer partying in various corners of the globe. In Istanbul, Waris Ahluwalia and Franca Sozzani mingled at the IST. Festival Gala, while Anna Wintour jetted out to London to celebrate The Elephant Man... More »
Hou Hsiao-hsien’s strikingly beautiful martial arts piece The Assassin—the Taiwanese great’s first feature in eight years—was a standout at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it picked up the Best Director award. The Taipei Times...Show More Summary
In the French city of Cannes, reporters are now packing their suitcases, stuffing their tote bags with swag they collected over the past few weeks, and rubbing their eyes after two glorious weeks at the film festival that put Cannes on the map of filmmaking. After the city empties out, they’ll have to remember why they drank so much champagne […]
We know who all the award winners from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival were, but who were the social media winners, those who generated the most social buzz? This infographic outlines who dominates the online discussion.
Vikings, Nazis, kung fu, Hasselhoff song, Nintendo Power Glove, the dino-human hybrid Tricera-cop...it's all here. And even better - word out of Cannes is that an all-new feature film is coming...
Ian Somerhalder plants a kiss on his wife Nikki Reed‘s cheek while going for a stroll around Paris, France late last week. The couple traveled to the City of Light right after attending the Cannes Film Festival. They were joined for the trip by friends Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin. PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]
Tom Hardy doesn’t look like the kind of man who suffers fools. So, earlier this month, when he was asked during the press conference for Mad Max: Fury Road at the Cannes Film Festival whether he thought the gorgeously hectic blockbuster...Show More Summary
Broad Green Pictures’ Green Room, written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin, Murder Party), has been acquired by Picturehouse Entertainment and Altitude Film Entertainment for release in the UK. In the Cannes title, Patrick Stewart stars as as Darcy Banker, the unflinching and industrial leader of a ferocious white supremacist fiefdom based in the […]
The following table of contents compiles coverage from RogerEbert.com of Cannes 2015, featuring essays and videos from Barbara Scharres of the Siskel Film Center. Barbara saw most of the highly-buzzed films from this year's event, including...Show More Summary
The following table of contents compiles coverage from RogerEbert.com of Cannes 2015, featuring essays and videos from Ben Kenigsberg, freelance film critic and contributor to RogerEbert.com. Ben saw dozens of films this year, and covered most of them, including major prize winner "Son of Saul". Show More Summary