Articles Posted in the " Cannes Film Festival " Category

  • Films to see in April 2011

    Oh my shit, it’s April! And it’s brought along not only Fools’ Days, sweet spring showers and the prospect of some chinless wonder marrying a Sloane, but also a batch of fresh and steaming new films – some promising, others less so. Stick around as we sift through this month’s cinematic offerings week by week and separate the fresh fish (FRESH FISH, Glen Coco!) from the distinctly murky tuna salad…

  • The Dardenne brothers

    You probably won’t have heard of Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Maybe you vaguely recall them picking up a few awards at Cannes, but the filmmakers have somewhat flown under the radar of the international press. Here we celebrate the Belgian duo’s remarkable socio-realist films.

  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy is a cautionary tale to every filmmaker who aspires to be considered artsy and deep, a maker of striking and thought-provoking cinema. Its lesson? Make sure you’ve actually got something to say – unconventional camera angles are all very well, but they don’t fill an hour and a half. One can only spend so long admiring Juliette Binoche’s cheekbones.