Monday, February 20, 2017

Cannes Film Festival

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Cannes Film Festival organizers have announced that flamboyant Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar will be jury president at this year's festival as it celebrates its 70th anniversary.

Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux said Tuesday that "Cannes is delighted to welcome a unique and hugely...

Sunday, May. 22, 2016

Veteran British director Ken Loach has won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" - a stark and polemical portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the benefits system in gritty northern England.

The 79-year-old was presented the festival's top...

Wednesday, May. 18, 2016

With multiple premieres at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival shot on Kodak film, including four features in competition, as well as increased investment across the motion picture film production ecosystem, this year marks the moment when film is not only still a viable creative choice, but thriving...

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

Jeff Nichols' quiet drama about the profound and simple love that toppled interracial marriage restrictions in the United States made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday.

The film, "Loving," stars Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton as Mildred and Richard Loving, whose marriage got...

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed "Amazon Studios."

Cannes has been a coming-out party for the upstart digital distributor, which feted its big year at a...

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

In a pair of films at the Cannes Film Festival, Kristen Stewart makes a plaything of her celebrity, giving a homes-of-the-stars Hollywood tour in Woody Allen's 1930s-era tale "Cafe Society" and playing a fashion assistant in Olivier Assayas' psychological drama "Personal Shopper."

Though...

Monday, May. 16, 2016

Jim Jarmusch debuted his patient, bus driver-poet drama "Paterson" at the Cannes Film Festival where festival-goers responded enthusiastically to the film's gentle and quirky rhythms.

In the movie, Adam Driver plays a bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey, who writes poetry inspired by...

Monday, May. 16, 2016

Flanked by her colorful cast, the British director Andrea Arnold danced down the Cannes Film Festival red carpet to the thump of the hip-hop that adorns her electric road movie, "American Honey."

The pulse of Cannes, which already beats at a frenetic pace, was quickened by Arnold's...

Saturday, May. 14, 2016

Steven Spielberg, a giant in the world of cinema, landed at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday with his gentle Roald Dahl adaptation "The BFG."

The film, about a young orphan (Ruby Barnhill) taken away by a friendly, big-eared giant (recent Oscar winner Mark Rylance), marks a return for...

Friday, May. 13, 2016

Cannes, with yachts moored off the French coast and luxury boutiques lining its famous seafront, is an odd place for a proud socialist to call home.

But Ken Loach, the 79-year-old British director, has had 12 films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival over the years, including his...