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Cannes Film Festival

Unfortunately for the Cannes Film Festival, the stories surrounding the prestigious French event this year weren’t so much about the actual films presented at the festival. Instead, the focus has been on what wasn’t at Cannes, particularly …

Even though nothing has been decided or changed, as of yet, it appears that Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma,” already one of the most critically-acclaimed films of the year, could be the driving force behind a truce between the Cannes Film Festival and Netflix….

One of the biggest surprises coming out of this year’s Cannes Film Festival was “Border.” The Swedish film has some great talent behind it, with the author behind “Let The Right One In,” John Ajvide Lindqvist, writing the script and filmmaker Ali Abbas…

The Cannes Film Festival seems to favor certain filmmakers over others. This isn’t to say the festival is somehow corrupt, but by and large, if you are successful at the event, then the folks at Cannes would love for you to come back with each new proj…

Filmmaker Xavier Dolan has a real love-hate relationship with the Cannes Film Festival. From his first film “I Killed My Mother” getting a standing ovation after its premiere at the event to his last film “It’s Only the End of the World” getting booed,…

British filmmaker Mike Leigh has been in the film game for a long time now. Going back decades now, the director developed his own style, made his films, and released them to an adoring public like clockwork. Along the way, he’s picked up the Palme d’O…

Just last week, we discussed the way that the Venice Film Festival has benefitted from the feud between Netflix and Cannes. As the prestigious French film festival continues its dispute with the streaming service, preventing Netflix from entering films…

Back in the spring, Netflix found itself deep in a feud with the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. The debate raged on for a while, with the definition of what constitutes a “film” actually being debated. Netflix contended that their Originals are film…

We’re in the clear from last years awards season, but one snub that still rankles us is Sean Baker‘s incredible “The Florida Project,” a moving portrait about the marginalized, economically-distressed people living on the fringe…