Christopher Nolan Revisits “2001” at Cannes

It’s hard to believe that over the past two decades filmmaker Christopher Nolan has made 11 feature films yet has never once been to the Cannes Film Festival with a movie. That changes this year, as Nolan has made his…

Women Find Their Voice at Cannes Film Festival

Had it not been for Harvey Weinstein the biggest controversy at this year’s Cannes Film Festival might have been the red carpet selfie ban. “Thank you Harvey [Weinstein] and Kevin [Spacey]; you helped women find their voice,” declared director Kate…

Though Absent, Netflix Is Still A Big Presence In Cannes

As much as the question over whether films made by Netflix are “legitimate” movies if they aren’t released in cinemas was front and center at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, this year it seems the topic is being raised less…

Projection Issue Spoils Netflix Cannes Debut

No doubt the Cannes Film Festival wishes to put the discussion surrounding their programming two Netflix titles at this year’s festival behind them. Yet in an ironic moment that underscored the ongoing debate of selecting films that will never be…

Cannes Film Festival Jury Answers The Netflix Question

Hanging over the start of the Cannes Film Festival today was the incessant discussion over the selection of two films produced by Netflix to appear in competition. It was all anyone attending Cannes, and especially those that aren’t, could talk…

Jarmusch Gets Poetic About Moviegoing With “Paterson”

There is a scene in “Paterson“, the latest narrative feature from filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, in which the main character and his eccentric wife head to the movies to see, naturally, a black and white adventure horror film from 1932 titled…

Woody Allen Goes Digital With Vittorio Storaro In Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE – Acclaimed filmmaker Woody Allen gives off the impression that he is not one to accept change very quickly, or even willingly. Almost all of Allen’s films open with short, simple credits featuring white text on a black…

Send this to a friend