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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.

Squid Game and Parasite aren't just massive South Korean crossovers, but also biting critiques of inequity
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Squid Game and Parasite aren't just massive South Korean crossovers, but also biting critiques of inequity

Money and power run the world we live in today, and people – like the characters in Parasite and Squid Game – are being driven to a point where they will do anything in their capacity to gain and maintain financial security.

Streaming dominates Venice Film Festival with Dune, The Power of the Dog
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Streaming dominates Venice Film Festival with Dune, The Power of the Dog

"Culturally, it's really important for streaming services to help nourish the cinema experience," says Benedict Cumberbatch, whose Netflix film The Power of the Dog premieres at Venice Film Festival.

Modern Love 2, Tilda Swinton's Memoria, Riz Ahmed's animated film Flee: Trailers This Week
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Modern Love 2, Tilda Swinton's Memoria, Riz Ahmed's animated film Flee: Trailers This Week

Modern Love Season 2, inspired by The New York Times column of the same name, will release on Amazon Prime Video on 13 August.

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 2021 jury president Spike Lee on how he survives back-to-back movie viewing schedules
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Cannes 2021 jury president Spike Lee on how he survives back-to-back movie viewing schedules

Report: “As my mother would say, ‘Take your skinny, rusted Black butt to bed,’” Spike Lee spills the beans on how he prioritises sleep over constant socialising at Cannes Film Festival this year

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.

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.

Léa Seydoux tests positive for coronavirus, likely to cancel appearance at Cannes Film Festival
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Léa Seydoux tests positive for coronavirus, likely to cancel appearance at Cannes Film Festival

Léa Seydoux is asymptomatic and isolating at home in Paris, and will only travel if she tests negative on consecutive days.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Val Kilmer docu charts actor's Hollywood rise and fall through his own home recordings
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Val Kilmer docu charts actor's Hollywood rise and fall through his own home recordings

The film draws heavily from Val Kilmer's huge library of home videos, providing intimate behind-the-scenes footage from his hits, including Tombstone, The Doors and Batman Forever.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Jodie Foster says movies have long been starved of female perspective
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Jodie Foster says movies have long been starved of female perspective

Jodie Foster, who received the honorary Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, reflected on her career in a wide-ranging discussion that touched on her early years, the role of women in the industry.

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 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."

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Jury president Spike Lee denounces authoritarian regimes, says ‘world is still run by gangsters’
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Jury president Spike Lee denounces authoritarian regimes, says ‘world is still run by gangsters’

Ahead of the Cannes 2021 opening night screening of Annette, Spike Lee and other jury members addressed a press conference.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Prakash Javadekar inaugurates India Pavillon at the 74th edition
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Prakash Javadekar inaugurates India Pavillon at the 74th edition

India Pavilion will serve as a meeting ground to discuss the future of the world of cinema, said Prakash Javadekar during the inauguration ceremony.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: All you need to know about 74th edition, from jury to screenings and COVID-19 regulations
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: All you need to know about 74th edition, from jury to screenings and COVID-19 regulations

The Cannes Film Festival, which was cancelled last year due to the pandemic, has returned for its latest edition. It will run from 6 to 17 July.

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.

Cannes Film Festival 2021 to screen Dhumkkudiya, Jharkhandi film directed by Nandlal Nayak
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Cannes Film Festival 2021 to screen Dhumkkudiya, Jharkhandi film directed by Nandlal Nayak

Dhumkkudiya, based on the true story of a 14 year old minor who is a survivor of human trafficking and sexual abuse, will be screened at Cannes Film Festival 2021 on 12 July.