No Spoilers At The 74th Annual Cannes Film Festival

It seems fitting that in a year when many were skeptical the Cannes Film Festival could even take place successfully that it should end with its competition jury president, filmmaker Spike Lee,  expediting the awards ceremony by erroneously announcing the…

Cannes Conquers COVID Challenge

They could have easily canceled this year’s event and nobody would have faulted them at all. Some may have even thanked them; seeing it as the sensible thing to do.  There are still those that wish they had. Instead, the organizers…

Cannes Film Festival Raises The Bar With 2021 Lineup

More than a year after the pandemic forced the cancellation of the the 73rd annual Cannes Film Festival in May of 2020, its programmers announced the official selections for the 2021 event. Earlier this year the festival abandoned its usual…

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…

The Cannes Film Festival Overcomes Its Digital Dilemma

As the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close last week, artistic director Thierry Fremaux scheduled a last minute press conference so that journalists from around the world could speak with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. The director was visiting…

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