Cannes ′ festive glamor clashes with reality | Film | DW

This year’s Cannes has been a tale of two festivals. The 75th Festival de Cannes has delivered on its promise to “bring back cinema” after the ravages of COVID with a joyous, maskless celebration of movies and the people who make them. The red carpets have been full, the parties raucous and the films – … Read more

Mr. Taylor Swift and Margaret Qualley Have Lots of Sex in ‘The Stars at Noon.’ If Only They Had Any Chemistry.

Even the best film directors need good actors. Claire Denis has worked with an informal troupe of actors who recur in her films throughout her career, like Gregoire Colin and Alex Descas, and has also had more starry lead actors this century, from Vincent Lindon in Bastards and Isabelle Huppert White Material to Juliette Binoche … Read more

‘Moonage Daydream,’ a Trippy Tribute to David Bowie, Raises Many Questions at Cannes

When I saw David Bowie in concert, twenty-odd years ago, he began performing “Space Oddity” halfway through the gig, after a big pause. “Ground Control to Major Tom” rang out, without any backing track, through the concert hall, and the crowd went wild. “Ground control to Major Tom,” Bowie intoned once more, and then broke … Read more

Cannes screening of Crimes of the Future prompts walk outs

Several audience members walked out of the screening of Crimes of the Future during the Cannes Film Festival on Monday night due to the film’s graphic scenes. The David Cronenberg-directed movie – which stars Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux – showed ‘grotesque’ scenes of child autopsies, bloody intestines, body mutations and open wounds being licked. … Read more

Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux hug at Crimes of the Future screening in Cannes

Lea Seydoux and Kristen Stewart put on an affectionate display at the screening of Crimes of the Future during the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on Monday. The screen stars were seen standing arm-in-arm as they posed on the red carpet at the event. Actress Lea, 36, who plays Caprice in … Read more

In Cannes’ ‘Holy Spider,’ a Serial Killer Murders Prostitutes in Iran – and the Country Supports Him

A serial killer roams the streets at night, picking off desperate prostituted women, many of whom are hooked on crack, and strangles them to death in his home. A young female journalist, who is (naturally) feisty and emotionally invested in the case, sets about tracking down the murderer, who has become known as the Spider … Read more

Tilda Swinton is the epitome of chic in a white shirt dress as she attends the screening of RMN

Tilda Swinton looked the epitome of chic on Saturday as she attended the screening of RMN during the 75th annual Cannes film festival. The actress, 61, stood out from the crowd in an eye-catching white shirt dress which she teamed with a pair of matching heels. She wore her platinum blonde tresses cut short, slicked … Read more

Tilda Swinton is the epitome of chic in a white shirt dress as she attends the screening of RMN

Tilda Swinton looked the epitome of chic on Saturday as she attended the screening of RMN during the 75th annual Cannes film festival. The actress, 61, stood out from the crowd in an eye-catching white shirt dress which she teamed with a pair of matching heels. She wore her platinum blonde tresses cut short, slicked … Read more