Cannes 2017 Results

I may not have called it, but I came pretty damn close – and I’m quite happy to be ever so slightly wrong. Let’s jump right in. Read my initial thoughts on the competitors here. For more information about the festival, and the full list of competing/non-competing films and awards, go here.

Pepsi 1893 Review – All Four Flavors

Truth be told, I’m not a Pepsi man. I’m not even really a cola man; I prefer a good Pepper-style soda or ginger ale most of the time. And when it comes to the major colas, I frankly think Coca-Cola is superior. But when Pepsi put out their “1893” line of experimental sodas, I was…

Original New York Seltzer Cola & Berry

I’ll proceed with caution regarding ONYS’ other flavors, but at least I know they have one flavor I can savor. Here’s hoping I can track down Cola & Berry. That seems like their most interesting flavor. So I said when reviewing ONYS’ Peach flavor. Imagine my delight when, a few months later, I happened upon…

Cannes 2017: The Palme d’Or Contenders

The 70th Cannes Film Festival kicks off today, and to mark the occasion I’ve decided to evaluate – in my own poor way – the films in contention for the festival’s top prize, the Palme d’Or. I have provided synopses for all the contenders and trailers, when available. I have also taken a stab at…