Cannes Film Festival

Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse to premiere at the 51st Directors’ Fortnight

By Adam Woodward

The American director’s Robert Pattinson-starring horror is heading to Cannes.

Xavier Dolan, Terrence Malick headline 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

This year’s Official Selection features new works from Jim Jarmusch, Bong Joon-ho and Jessica Hausner.

The Dead Don’t Die to open the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Jim Jarmusch’s star-studded zombie comedy will receive its world premiere on 14 May.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Could these be the directors vying for this year’s Palme d’Or?

Alejandro González Iñárritu announced as President of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The acclaimed director becomes the first Mexican artist to receive the honour.

The Wild Pear Tree – first look review

By David Jenkins

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival saved the best for last with Nuri Bilge Ceylan's sublime literary opus.

Knife + Heart – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

A thriller set in the 1970s world of Parisian porn tries to intellectualise its seedy story, but misses the mark.

Burning – first look review

By David Jenkins

This monumental new work from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong was well worth the eight-year wait.

Capernaum – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Nadine Labaki’s Lebanon-set fable reveals the everyday heartbreak of child poverty.

Dogman – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Matteo Garrone returns to the crime-stained streets of southern Italy for his latest social realist parable.

Mirai – first look review

By Michael Leader

This delightful Japanese anime is one of the highlights of this year’s Directors’ Fortnight programme.

Whitney – first look review

By David Jenkins

Kevin Macdonald offers a rich and revealing glance back at the life of troubled pop sensation Whitney Houston.

Under the Silver Lake – first look review

By David Jenkins

Andrew Garfield adopts the role of pop culture gumshoe in David Robert Mitchell’s eccentric LA noir.

Asako I & II – first look review

By David Jenkins

This poignant treatise on love at first sight is one of the best films in the 2018 Cannes competition line-up.

At War – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Cannes darling Stephane Brizé returns with a trudging, cacophonous insight into the guts of industrial activism.

The House That Jack Built – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Lars von Trier, provocateur at large, returns to the fray with a mad, bad and dangerous serial killer opus.

BlacKkKlansman – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Spike Lee’s latest interrogation of racism in America is his most entertaining and thought-provoking film in years.

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