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Annette movie review: Adam Driver owns the fantastical Leos Carax’s directorial with his charismatic presence
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Annette movie review: Adam Driver owns the fantastical Leos Carax’s directorial with his charismatic presence

Annette is aesthetically brilliant with a calculated expressionistic quality to its frames, and it is hard to take your eyes off.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Baker's Red Rocket may be one of this year's charmingly understated films
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Baker's Red Rocket may be one of this year's charmingly understated films

Red Rocket is a delightful romp that relishes in the narcissism of straight male sexuality yet it doesn’t get carried away by the deceptive charms of its own lead.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: In A Hero, Asghar Farhadi delivers a tale about ethics and integrity with a fairly engaging script
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: In A Hero, Asghar Farhadi delivers a tale about ethics and integrity with a fairly engaging script

A Hero lacks the verve of A Separation and the emotional gravitas of The Salesman but as a generic social drama, it has its heart in the right place.

JFK Revisited: Oliver Stone revisits John F Kennedy's assassination in a new documentary
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JFK Revisited: Oliver Stone revisits John F Kennedy's assassination in a new documentary

JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass is a kind of non-fiction addendum to one of Stone’s most sensational and controversial films - JFK (1991).

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch is cleverly written and visually sumptuous
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch is cleverly written and visually sumptuous

The French Dispatch is Wes Anderson’s homage to magazine journalism. It demands the viewer’s absolute attention, just like reading a long-form article.

Where is Anne Frank director Ari Folman on bringing iconic story to big screen, returning to animation filmmaking
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Where is Anne Frank director Ari Folman on bringing iconic story to big screen, returning to animation filmmaking

Where is Anne Frank, which debuted at Cannes this week, is Folman's first to be aimed at younger audiences.

Lingui: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's abortion drama from Chad stirs Cannes Film Festival
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Lingui: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's abortion drama from Chad stirs Cannes Film Festival

Vividly filmed with vibrant local colour and non-professional actors, the film movingly captures a clandestine sisterhood in a male-controlled society.

Benedetta: Paul Verhoeven blesses Cannes with lesbian nun drama
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Benedetta: Paul Verhoeven blesses Cannes with lesbian nun drama

Cannes, where movies like Taxi Driver and Blue Is the Warmest Color have made controversial premieres, loves a jolt of violence or a splash of sex.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Penn on directing, co-starring with daughter Dylan in Flag Day
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Penn on directing, co-starring with daughter Dylan in Flag Day

"Dylan is — and I can say this in equal parts for my feeling about her as a person and as an actress — as uncontrived as it gets," says Sean Penn.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Mark Cousins' documentary on evolution of cinema cites five Indian films
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Mark Cousins' documentary on evolution of cinema cites five Indian films

Mark Cousins' A New Generation cites Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur, Rajkumar Hirani's PK, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Ram-Leela, Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus and Anand Patwardhan’s documentary Reason among the most important films of the current era.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid addresses artists' internalisation of censorship in Ahed's Knee
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid addresses artists' internalisation of censorship in Ahed's Knee

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid, whose latest film Ahed's Knee is competing for the Palme d'Or at Cannes, says his countrymen remain "diseased and blinded" by politics.

Cannes 2021: How Mark Cousins stands out among cinephiles, as someone who lives and breathes cinema
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Cannes 2021: How Mark Cousins stands out among cinephiles, as someone who lives and breathes cinema

To Cousins, cinema is an unstoppable artform — one forever mutating, adapting and evolving.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Notes on returning to live screenings and the red carpet, with lurking thoughts of saliva tests
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Notes on returning to live screenings and the red carpet, with lurking thoughts of saliva tests

"The applause for the opening film Annette seemed to crack the auditorium open even before the screening began, a telltale sign of an emotional audience who have missed watching anything on big screen far too long."

With the pandemic pushing cinema into hibernation, will Cannes Film Festival jolt moviegoing awake?
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With the pandemic pushing cinema into hibernation, will Cannes Film Festival jolt moviegoing awake?

On Tuesday, the Cannes Film Festival, delayed from May to July, will finally open its doors for its 74th and maybe most critical edition.

Spike Lee becomes the first Black man to head Cannes jury; a look at his trailblazing career, rage and activism-infused cinema
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Spike Lee becomes the first Black man to head Cannes jury; a look at his trailblazing career, rage and activism-infused cinema

Lee managed to keep the Hollywood machine at arm's length, maintaining control of his own marketing, distribution and editing, with mostly Black casts.

As the international film festival approaches, Cannes' hospitality and luxury industries gear up with hope
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As the international film festival approaches, Cannes' hospitality and luxury industries gear up with hope

The festival pulled in 40,000 people a day pre-COVID-19 — only about half that number are expected this year — and provided 20 percent of annual hotel turnover.

Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch to now premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2021, after 2020 edition was cancelled
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Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch to now premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2021, after 2020 edition was cancelled

The French Dispatch was initially scheduled to premiere at Cannes 2020 but that edition was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Spike Lee reassigned as Jury President for Cannes Film Festival 2021 after event's cancellation last year
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Spike Lee reassigned as Jury President for Cannes Film Festival 2021 after event's cancellation last year

Spike Lee has made history by becoming the first Black person to head the Cannes jury, which will take place from 6-17 July.

Cannes Film Festival 2021, earlier scheduled for May, to now take place in July
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Cannes Film Festival 2021, earlier scheduled for May, to now take place in July

Organisers have announced that the 74th edition will take place from 6 to 17 July in hopes of having an in-person festival.

Cannes Classics 2020: Bertrand Blier’s ‘Get Out Your Handkerchiefs’ is anchored by a woman who isn't easy to read
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Cannes Classics 2020: Bertrand Blier’s ‘Get Out Your Handkerchiefs’ is anchored by a woman who isn't easy to read

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs is so unique, so unclassifiable, so shocking in its treatment of relationships and yet so oddly, endearingly relatable.