It is the biggest and the best film festival in the world. The deluge of daily film screenings is often overwhelming. There is simply no way to do one-one hundredth of the daily possibilities.The end of this year’s festival was overshadowed by Lars von Trier’s run-away press conference commentary.
Bill Cunningham, facing down a deadline, eggs himself on with the line ‘let’s get snapping and cracking’. Tthe photographer at work is the subject of the new documentary Bill Cunningham New York now at the Music Box.I’m a long-standing, (okay, rabid) fan of Cunningham’s New York Times
This Must Be the Place, a very offbeat film by the talented Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo) premiered here at Cannes on Friday.It features a knockout performance by Sean Penn as Cheyenne, an aging rock star.
Lars von Trier, whose film Melancholia had its world premiere here at the Cannes Film Festival, was just made “persona non grata” at the Festival for incendiary comments he made Wednesday at the press conference following the first press screening of the film.At the press conference,
This week, we’ve been checking in with Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik who’s at Cannes for the annual film festival. Today, Milos discusses family films, including Le Havre, one of his favorite films in the festival so far.