Tag Archive: Cannes Film Festival

THE NEON DEMON [2016]

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Written by Nicolas Winding Refn (story), Mary Laws (screenplay), Polly Stenham (screenplay) Starring: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Jena Malone Expect… Continue reading

WINTER SLEEP [2014]

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Written by Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Anton Chekhov (short stories) Starring: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Serhat Mustafa Kiliç, Nejat Isler At over three hours,… Continue reading

FORCE MAJEURE (Turist) [2014]

Directed by Ruben Östlund Wriiten by Ruben Östlund Starring: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli Never before has a movie left me so profoundly confused as the end credits rolled. Perhaps it is the… Continue reading

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT (Deux jours, une nuit) [2014]

Directed and Written by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne Starring: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione Depression is a bitch. I should know, I was wallowing in that pool of sticky tar for many, many… Continue reading

THE IMMIGRANT [2013]

 Directed by James Gray, Written by James Gray, Richard Menello Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner I am somewhat surprised that this is screening as often as it is now. Four times… Continue reading

WHIPLASH [2014]

Directed By Damien Chazelle, Written by Damien Chazelle (screenplay) Starring J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller Never have I been a part of an audience that universally applauded a film immediately after the images… Continue reading

SON OF A GUN [2014]

Directed by Julius Avery, Written by Julius Avery. Additional contributions: John Collee (additional material) Starring: Ewan McGregor and Brendan Thwaites “A game of chess… Is like a sword-fight. You must think first… Before… Continue reading