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Articles Tagged 'Cannes Film Festival'


WATCH: Emily Blunt Shines in a Tough Role at Cannes

At Cannes, Emily Blunt has made a positive impression on audiences and critics with her role as a principled FBI Agent in the drug war thriller Sicario. It’s an another example of a female protagonist being at the forefront of a film that is typically led by a testosterone charged he-man. “I actually think there’s […]


WATCH: Marion Cotillard on Playing Lady Macbeth Opposite Michael Fassbender: ‘He Surprised Me’

Michael Fassbender is a man of many talents—and now he’s taken on Macbeth—one of Shakespeare’s greatest characters. The new Macbeth film, directed by Justin Kurzel, won’t be out until next year but Fassbender’s co-star, Marion Cotillard, who plays the formidable Lady Macbeth, found working opposite him a little unpredictable—but in a positive way. “He surprised […]


WATCH: In Lackluster Cannes for Brits, UK Filmmaker Clio Bernard Triumphs

British director Clio Barnard, whose social realist drama The Selfish Giant, screened at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes, has received some of the best reviews British critics gave to any film at Cannes. The Guardian wrote that it is a “heart-wrenching movie with some stunning set pieces.” The Telegraph critic was just as impressed calling […]


WATCH: Britain Missing From Competition at Cannes

Carey Mulligan was in Cannes on opening night; Clive Owen, Tilda Swinton, Emma Watson and Tom Hiddleston are among those Brits to have films at the festival. But in some quarters, as we move into the festival’s first weekend, there is continued gloom that Britain has no director in the revered competitive section, the heart […]


Cannes Film Festival Gets Britished Up

The Cannes do spirit is soon upon us. In less than two weeks, everyone who is anyone in the film world will be chomping on croissants while sauntering down the Croisette in Cannes. Begnning May 15, the beachside town on the French Riviera will be home to the 66th Cannes Film Festival. (The 12-day movie […]