cannes

Film

The Most Disastrous Cannes Walkouts of All Time, Ranked

After 'Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo' gave one critic a "mild psychotic break," we revisited the worst receptions Cannes films have ever gotten.
Drew Schwartz
5.24.19
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Please Enjoy This Footage of John Travolta Dancing Like a Dad with 50 Cent

The glory days of 'Saturday Night Fever' are long behind him.
Drew Schwartz
5.16.18
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Lars von Trier's New Movie Is So Violent 100 People Walked Out at Cannes

One critic called 'The House That Jack Built' "two and half hours of self-reflexive torture porn."
Adam Forrest
5.15.18
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Spike Lee Called Trump a 'Motherfucker' in a Scathing Speech About Hate

Lee went on a tirade against the president after screening 'BlacKkKlansman' at Cannes.
Beckett Mufson
5.15.18
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Watch the Trailer for the Palme d'Or-Winning 'The Square'

Ruben Östlund's searing indictment of the art world, starring Claes Bang and Elisabeth Moss, comes to theaters October 27.
VICE Staff
9.6.17
Film

John Cameron Mitchell Doesn't Care if You Hate His Alien Punk Movie

'How to Talk to Girls at Parties' is divisive, and that's just how its creator likes it.
Kaleem Aftab
6.6.17
Film

Gothic Teen Romance "Möbius" Sparkles With Death and Magic

Director Sam Kuhn makes waves at Cannes with a moody retelling of the Orpheus & Eurydice myth set in the Pacific Northwest.
Elyssa Goodman
6.2.17
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Adam Sandler's New Movie Seems... Good?

The actor's performance in 'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)' apparently got a four-minute standing ovation at Cannes.
Drew Schwartz
5.26.17
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Harmony Korine and Matthew McConaughey Are Making a Movie

McConaughey will play a "rebellious and lovable rogue who lives life large" in 'The Beach Bum.'
VICE Staff
5.18.17
Europe

France's burkini ban is gone — for now

While the national debate on banning the modest swimwear is far from over, a top administrative court has struck down the controversial ban.
Justin Ling
8.26.16
Europe

Burkini wearers are being forced to disrobe on French beaches

Despite efforts to ban the modest bathing suit, sales of the burkini have skyrocketed and Amazon France now has 146 different listings for the head-covering swimsuit.
Justin Ling
8.24.16
Europe

Burkinis are now banned in Cannes

Mayor David Lisnard, who called the burkini "the uniform of extremist Islamism, not of the Muslim religion," cited public order concerns in light of the July terrorist attacks in nearby Nice and a Catholic church in northwest France.
Tamara Khandaker
8.12.16
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