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.

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…

Cannes 2015 Breakdown

It’s time. Time to see what’s going down on the Croisette this year. Time to see what might the big names going into awards season. Time to talk about Cannes, which is kicking off in two weeks’ time.

Cannes 2014 Awards

Another Cannes is over, and the awards have gone, it seems, to a very interesting selection of films. Let’s dig in. In Competition: Palme d’Or –¬†Winter Sleep Good. Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the Grand Prix three years ago for an incredible film, and this sounds equally intriguing. I’ll be seeing this, and since it won,…

Cannes 2014 Lineup

This morning, the lineup for the 2014 Cannes festival was announced, and there’s certainly some goodies on the list. I’m not sure what’ll walk away with the top prize–I’m not as devoted a student of the Cannes awards as I am of the Oscars–but I’ll make a few guesses as we go along. Let’s see…