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First: conscious neglect and budget cuts are threatening cinema’s legacy. Then: this week’s highlights.
By David Hudson
As André Bazin put it, Marker created “a new and modern reality based as much on language and words as on the power of the image.”
The Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery programs are set, and the festival has added new gala and special presentations.
The directors of Zola and Time will direct adaptations of novels by the acclaimed science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler.
The main competition boasts new work from Jane Campion, Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour, and Pablo Larraín.
This week’s highlights take us to Nigeria, Egypt, Sardinia, and Japan.
Quentin Tarantino’s first novel and studies of Ophuls and Melville are among this month’s new and noteworthy titles.
Pedro Almodóvar will open Venice, and Toronto will bring several Cannes favorites to North America.
The Palme d’Or, Caméra d'Or, Un Certain Regard Prize, and Palme d’Or for best short film have all gone to women directors.
The spotlight this week is on Sara Driver, Jacques Tati, Bill Duke, Lizzie Borden, and Nobuhiko Obayashi.
The annual showcase of emerging talent wraps its sixtieth edition with the presentation of six awards.
Cannes premieres new work from Mia Hansen-Løve, Wes Anderson, Nanni Moretti, Asghar Farhadi, and Kirill Serebrennikov.
Critics assess new work from Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Paul Verhoeven, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, François Ozon, Joachim Trier, and more.
Far more than a behind-the-music tribute, Haynes’s first documentary reanimates American culture in the mid-1960s.
The British director’s autobiographical sequel is one of the most enthusiastically reviewed films at Cannes so far.
This week: Bresson’s rhythms, Hawks’s bravura, Márta Mészáros’s choreography, and the everlasting No Wave of Beth B.
One of the most irreverent and boisterously funny voices in American underground cinema has died at eighty-five.
Some critics find it better than Synonyms, and while others don’t, everyone agrees that this is the Israeli director’s “most radical movie yet.”
Cannes’ opening night film has thrilled some critics, disappointed others, and left a few simply confused.
As the festival adds one last title to its lineup, attendees, vaccinated or tested, are once again streaming up and down the Croisette.
Wong Kar Wai, Tilda Swinton, Federico Fellini, Claudia Weill, and Steven Soderbergh feature in this week’s round.
A Twitter thread gone viral becomes a stylistically innovative comedy about race and extremely online culture.
Here’s the latest on projects in the works from Lynne Ramsay, Walter Hill, David Fincher, Mia Hansen-Løve, and more.
The new issue features in-depth writing on work by Radu Jude and Ryusuke Hamaguchi and tributes to Bertrand Tavernier and Monte Hellman.
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