Posts tagged "Festival de Cannes"

Cannes Film Festival: Two Lovers and a Bear

Director’s Fortnight Two Lovers and a Bear Directed by Kim Nguyen Starring Dane DeHaan and Tatiana Maslany by Joanna Orland Two Lovers and a Bear is not your typical love story, obviously.  Set in the Canadian Arctic, the film tells the story of Roman (DeHaan) and Lucy (Maslany), two lovers who find a connection in […]

Cannes Film Festival: The Neon Demon

In Competition The Neon Demon Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Starring Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Desmond Harrington, Karl Glusman, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves by Joanna Orland “Beauty isn’t everything – it’s the only thing,” says one of the many vacuous characters in Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest polarizing film The Neon […]

Cannes Film Festival: Dog Eat Dog

Director’s Fortnight Dog Eat Dog Directed by Paul Schrader Starring Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe and Matthew Cook by Joanna Orland Once I realized that Dog Eat Dog director Paul Schrader is none other than THE Paul Schrader who directed The Canyons starring Lindsay Lohan, everything about this film made sense. I was drawn to the […]

Cannes Film Festival Women in Motion: Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny “The more women in power we have, the better it is for us,” says Chloë Sevigny at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.  Sevigny is in Cannes promoting her short film Kitty, her directorial debut which tells the story of a young girl who finds herself transforming into a kitten as she grows up. […]

Cannes Film Festival: Paterson

In Competition Paterson Directed by Jim Jarmusch Starring Adam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani Watch on iTunes by Joanna Orland A dry yet slightly surreal character study of a bus driver with an inclination towards reading and writing poetry, Paterson is a minimalist observation of the everyday life of an everyday man.  Adam Driver plays Paterson, a […]

Cannes Film Festival: The Nice Guys

Out of Competition The Nice Guys Directed by Shane Black Starring Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley and Kim Basinger by Joanna Orland In 1970’s Los Angeles, inauspicious private detective Holland March (Gosling) teams up with muscle-for-hire Jackson Healy (Crowe) to solve the case of a missing girl named Amelia.  Amelia […]

Cannes Film Festival: It’s Only the End of the World (Juste La Fin Du Monde)

In Competition Juste La Fin Du Monde (It’s Only the End of the World) Directed by Xavier Dolan Starring Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux and Gaspard Ulliel by Joanna Orland Xavier Dolan is a prodigy at age 27, with a more prolific directorial career than most seasoned filmmakers.  His latest film Juste […]

Cannes Film Festival: The BFG

The BFG Out of Competition Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement and Rebecca Hall by Joanna Orland One of the world’s most beloved directors has adapted the work of one of the most beloved children’s authors as Steven Spielberg presents Roald Dahl’s The BFG.  Premiering at this year’s […]

Cannes Film Festival: Video Gallery

— View our 69th Cannes Film Festival Photo Gallery.    

Cannes Film Festival Women In Motion: Susan Sarandon & Geena Davis

Susan Sarandon & Geena Davis The aim of the Women in Motion programme is to encourage reflection, discussion and change on the place of women in the film industry both on and off screen.  Who better than the founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to fuel this discussion alongside Susan Sarandon, […]