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Bergman Island – Cannes 2021 Review

Mia Hansen-Løve’s newest film, Bergman Island, stars Vicky Krieps and Tim Roth as filmmakers Chris and Tony who have retreated to the island of Fårö for the summer. They travel to the island, known for...
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The Divide – Cannes 2021 Review

Catherine Corsini’s The Divide (La Fracture) stars Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Marina Foïs as Raf and Julie, two women on the verge of a breakup, stuck in a hospital on the night of a major demonstration of...
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Titane – Cannes 2021 Review

Julia Ducournau, French director of the bloody 2016 masterpiece, Raw, graces Cannes Film Festival once more with her newest film, Titane. It turns out to be even more shocking and fearless than her debut,...
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Benedetta – Cannes 2021 Review

Based on the non-fiction book Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy by Judith C. Brown is Paul Verhoeven’s newest erotic, blasphemous, and extremely camp film, Benedetta. In...
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Lingui – Cannes 2021 Review

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Lingui tells the story of Amina (Achouackh Abakar Souleymane), a practising Muslim in Chad, and her 15-year-old daughter, Maria (Rihane Khalil Alio). When Amina learns that her...
After Yang

After Yang – Cannes 2021 Review

Jake (Colin Farrell), Kyra (Jodie Turner-Smith), and their youngest, Mika (Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja), make up a family that exists in the future, a family completed only by Yang (Justin H. Min), an android...
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Cow – Cannes 2021 Review

Andrea Arnold’s newest film, Cow, documents the daily lives of two cows, Luma and her recently born calf whose birth we witness up close. Arnold focuses on showing what it's like for them to be treated as a...
Nina Wu

Nina Wu – Cannes 2019 Review

Nina Wu comes at a perfect moment, hot on the heels of the #MeToo movement which finally challenged longstanding abusive practices in the film industry. Its tale of power, control, and the male gaze is a...
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Matthias & Maxime – Cannes 2019 Review

Xavier Dolan's had a tough few years. The Canadian wunderkind's last two efforts It's Only the End of the World and The Death and Life of John F. Donovan have bombed hard, but in Matthias & Maxime he...