CANNES, FRANCE. The 64th Cannes Film Festival provided an exceptionally rich and varied slate and the jury--headed by Robert De Niro--proved both gracious and judicious in dividing their prizes among eight films.
Todd Solondz on the new roles, and new life, in his latest film
Hollywood stars and name-brand Euro auteurs are conquered by Carlos the Jackal,Thai magical realism and a whole lot of Romanians
I ended my last post by discussing the work of film festival juries, and as it happens, this year in Toronto I find myself serving on one—not one of the festival's official juries, but rather the film critics' jury organized independently by FIPRESCI, a membership organization consisting of critic ... More >>
Borat slumps, Dubya dies, Fields goes free and Lansing dishes?
Post-Soviet aesthetics in Karlovy Vary
A debut film enrages Arab audiences
American Splendor, the life-size heroics of Harvey Pekar, and me
Kevin Costner and Harvey Pekar deliver the goods