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Cannes announces official selection for its cancelled 2020 edition

By Charles Bramesco

Steve McQueen, Wes Anderson and Im Sang-soo were all set to compete at this year’s festival.

The next major film festival is coming to your living room

By Charles Bramesco

We Are One collects over 100 submissions from Berlin, Cannes and BFI London Film Festival.

Cannes sidebars officially cancel their 2020 editions

By Charles Bramesco

The pandemic has prompted the Directors’ Fortnight, Critics’ Week and Acid festivals to set their sights on 2021.

On Location: The Normandy beach from The 400 Blows

By Adam Scovell

Following in the existential footsteps of François Truffaut’s young protagonist, half a century on.

Coronavirus throws the 2020 Cannes Film Festival into jeopardy

By Charles Bramesco

The festival is confident the show will go on, but concerns are mounting as the virus continues to spread.

What can we expect from President Spike Lee at Cannes 2020?

By Charles Bramesco

Brooklyn’s finest will head up the competition jury when the festival returns for its 73rd edition.

Why films about lesbian characters should be called lesbian films

By Dilara Elbir

Is there an argument to drop the cover-all term “queer” in favour of something that’s more specific to the subject of a piece of art?

The story of Apocalypse Now’s controversial Cannes premiere

By Katherine Jane Alexander

Francis Ford Coppola caused an unprecedented stir when he unveiled his unfinished Vietnam opus in 1979.

The seven best films from the 51st Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

By Ed Frankl

Melina León’s Song Without a Name and Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse were among our highlights of this year’s Quinzaine.

It Must Be Heaven – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman hits the road, but home follows close behind.

Sibyl – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Adèle Exarchopoulos and Virginie Efira star in this trite psychodrama from writer/director Justine Triet.

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil – first look review

By Michael Leader

A welcome dose of crooked cops and violent crims spices up the dying days of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily – first look review

By Jake Cunningham

Dino Buzzati’s 1945 children’s novel is transformed into a wonderful animated allegory.

Chicuarotes – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Gael García Bernal directs this sorry parable about a pair of criminalised teenage clowns.

Matthias & Maxime – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots in this soulful ballad about male friendship and unspoken desire.

Parasite – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Bong Joon-ho is back with a dark, spiky and hilarious social satire about the seductive nature of greed.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Quentin Tarantino knocks it out of the park with this personal love letter to LA, in all its dirty sexy glory.

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