Cannes Film Festival

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This Sexy Serial Killer Movie Is Like if Harmony Korine Did True Crime

Luis Ortega's 'El Ángel' tells quite a bit more than the story of 70s serial killer Carlos Robledo Puch​, the longest-serving prisoner in Argentina.
Manuela Lazic
5.16.18
Film

Mads Mikkelsen Starved Himself to Exhaustion for His Latest Role

"The conditions were our biggest enemy but also our biggest friend," he says of Joe Penna's 'Arctic,' which just made its Cannes debut.
Manuela Lazic
5.15.18
The They Come Out at Night Issue

'Loving' Director Jeff Nichols Has Great Affection for the Deep South

Jeff Nichols has built his reputation as a director of terse and unusual American dramas with a distinct regional flair. We spoke with him about difficult histories, the best BBQ joints in the South, and his dream of a commercial hit.
Brandon Harris
11.3.16
Film

This Film Reveals the Cruel Dysfunction of the British Welfare System

The Palme d'Or-winning film by Ken Loach follows the struggle of two Brits attempting to navigate the shamefully unhelpful system.
Brandon Harris
5.28.16
Stuff

What It's Like Working as a Paparazzo in Cannes

"Cannes isn't about the movies. It's about branding, about banks, fashion, jewelry, drinks... It's one big brothel. Actors, they're all whores."
Livia Albeck-Ripka
5.23.16
Film

'Risk' Is a Weirdly Satisfying Look into the Life of Julian Assange

Laura Poitras's new documentary offers a thrilling and intimate look into the life of one of the most controversial journalists in the world.
Brandon Harris
5.21.16
Film

This Movie About Selling Magazines on the Road Might Be the Most Stunning Film at Cannes

Andrea Arnold's 'American Honey,' which explores a usually ignored side of the country, is the talk of Cannes.
Brandon Harris
5.18.16
Film

Woody Allen’s Plush Treatment by the Media Should Be the Talk of Cannes

The 80-year-old director's Cannes premiere of 'Café Society' arrived on the heels of a renewed controversy over sexual abuse allegations by his daughter.
Brandon Harris
5.14.16
Film

Gaspar Noé's New Film, 'Love,' Comes at You in 3D

We sat down at Cannes with the controversial Argentine-French filmmaker to discuss his provocative new movie, which has censors and critics in a tizzy.
Aaron Hillis
6.2.15
Film

'Much Loved' Sheds Light on the Sisterhood of Sex Workers in Marrakech

We met the renowned filmmaker Nabil Ayouch and his star after the premiere of their tough, yet tender, film at Cannes.
Aaron Hillis
5.26.15
Film

Filmmaker Reimagines His Youth in Beirut Through a Surreal Animated Short Film

"Waves '98" is the first time a Lebanese film has been selected to compete in the Cannes Film Festival's Official Selection since 1991.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.5.15
Film

Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River' Is Much Better Than Critics Deem

Disregard the the scathing reviews and the boos it received at Cannes, Ryan Gosling's directorial debut is a great, dreamy film that captures the American nightmare that is the Great Recession.
Michael Nordine
4.10.15
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