Articles tagged cannes film festival

Nuri Bilge Ceylan Awakens Chekhov from a ‘Winter Sleep’

At 196 minutes, Winter Sleep is no easy watch, but in its Chekhovian echoes it becomes a confident mood piece.

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Cannes 2015: A Flight Over Our Planet - Reflections on the Festival

The best films of Cannes 2015? Those with a visceral combination of sound and image that document bodies moving through space and that forge a primal kinetic connection with the viewer.

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Cannes 2015: ‘Saul Fia’, ‘Mon Roi’, and the Politics of Award-Giving

Whereas Son of Saul represents the advancement of cinematic language, Mon Roi encapsulates the politics of selection and award-giving at Cannes.

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Cannes 2015: ‘The Lobster’ and ‘Louder Than Bombs’ Are Distinctive English-Language Debuts

Yorgos Lanthimos and Joachim Trier made distinct impressions with their English-language film debuts at Cannes 2015; the former with savage satire, the latter with absorbing family drama.

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Cannes 2015: ‘Love’ and ‘Youth’ Amp Up the Sex at the Festival

Both Gaspar Noé's Love and Paulo Sorrentino's Youth explore sexual desire, but they take very different approaches.

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Cannes 2015: Women Resist Their Masters in ‘Sicario’ and ‘The Assassin’

Both Sicario and The Assassin tell the stories of women embroiled in conflict: in the former, the drug war; in the latter, the courts of ninth-century China.

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Cannes 2015: ‘Mediterranea’ Explores African Migration to Italy

Evoking De Sica, Denis, and the Dardennes, Jonas Carpignano’s film Mediterranea is a humane and visceral portrait of African migration to Italy.

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Coen Brothers, Sophie Marceau, and Guillermo Del Toro All Feature in the Cannes Jury

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival has a veritable who's-who on its jury this year, headed up by brother directors Joel and Ethan Coen.

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Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut Is Far From Lost

When Lost River premiered at Cannes last year, Gosling's urban fairytale was greeted with jeers. It should have been met with cheers.

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19 May 2014 // 2:42 PM

American actors and directors projected to shine again at Cannes

CANNES, France — Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They’re at it again. At this year’s Cannes

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Cannes 2011: Lineup shows Malick, Almodovar and ‘The Beaver,’ but no Payne or Cronenberg

LOS ANGELES — The Cannes Film Festival unveiled the lineup for this year’s edition Thursday morning, announcing several highly anticipated titles and confirming that a

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Everything in its Right Place: The Best Female Acting Performances of 2009

Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.

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11 May 2009 // 1:00 PM

The yacht rentals and high-end Hotel du Cap parties will be scarcer this year, and those who attend the world’s premier annual film festival

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CANNES, France - Well, it went over better than “The Da Vinci Code.” Nobody in the Grand Lumiere Theatre, the grandest of the venues in

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7 Jun 2007 // 3:24 AM

Cannes Film Festival fuses art and chance

What happens at the Cannes Film Festival does not stay at the Cannes Film Festival. This is very good news for cinephiles whose lives exist

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PopMatters @ Cannes 2007: La Belle Communauté Internationale

The forgotten Bulgarians, the misunderstood French, the resentful Italians, the arrogant Americans... the international experience at Festival de Cannes captures such frustrations we of varying nations experience with one another. But the films we come for help us overcome our differences... right?

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22 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

PopMatters @ Cannes 2007: In the Thick of It

Michael Moore's acclaimed Sicko dominates our critic's early experience at Cannes. Word has it there are some celebrities here... somewhere. Although none are spotted, Hannah's in good company with a lot of well-dressed and rather fine-looking people.

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14 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

PopMatters @ Cannes 2007: Preview

PopMatters' film critic, Hannah Eaves, preps for Cannes 2007 with some tips from Telluride Film Festival's Gary Meyer and Tom Luddy, both seasoned veterans of Cannes. Hannah is fabulously ready. Step aside, Kim Novak.

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Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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