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The Unstoppable Varda on the Cusp of Ninety

Goings On

The Unstoppable Varda on the Cusp of Ninety

Let the celebrations begin with a series in New York, a season in London, and a new restoration.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 24, 2018
Will There Ever Be a Great Philip Roth Movie?
Will There Ever Be a Great Philip Roth Movie?

The late novelist’s work has proven to be an all but insurmountable challenge to screenwriters—but there’s hope.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 24, 2018
The Wide, Wide Range of Sylvia Chang

Goings On

The Wide, Wide Range of Sylvia Chang

A series in New York celebrates an illustrious, multifaceted talent.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 24, 2018
The Universes Are Expanding
The Universes Are Expanding

Movies you may not care about are inspiring some writing you won’t want to ignore.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 22, 2018
MoMA Presents Fox Rarities

Goings On

MoMA Presents Fox Rarities

New restorations of rarely seen gems from the 1920s and ’30s are screening in New York.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 21, 2018
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters Wins the Palme d’Or

Cannes 2018

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters Wins the Palme d’Or

The full list of awards and a look back at what many consider to be the strongest edition in years.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 20, 2018
Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s The Wild Pear Tree

Cannes 2018

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s The Wild Pear Tree

Talky, dense, and long, the follow-up to the Palme d’Or-winning Winter Sleep is also visually splendorous.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 19, 2018
Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum

Cannes 2018

Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum

All agree that the drama set in the slums of Beirut is gripping, but is it too manipulative?

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 19, 2018
Matteo Garrone’s Dogman

Cannes 2018

Matteo Garrone’s Dogman

Critics split over this “urban western,” Garrone’s fourth film in competition.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 19, 2018
Border Wins the Un Certain Regard Prize

Cannes 2018

Border Wins the Un Certain Regard Prize

And Sergei Loznitsa wins the best director award for Donbass.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 19, 2018
Bi Gan’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Cannes 2018

Bi Gan’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night

The young Chinese director transports critics to a state of “melancholic bliss.”

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 18, 2018
Lee Chang-dong’s Burning

Cannes 2018

Lee Chang-dong’s Burning

High praise for the Korean director’s first film in eight years.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 18, 2018
Directors’ Fortnight Awards: Climax and Comedy

Cannes 2018

Directors’ Fortnight Awards: Climax and Comedy

Gaspar Noé’s nightmare party movie takes the top prize.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 17, 2018
David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake

Cannes 2018

David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake

The Los Angeles noir starring Andrew Garfield is met with mixed reviews.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 17, 2018
Stéphane Brizé’s At War

Cannes 2018

Stéphane Brizé’s At War

Workers and management face off in a French factory, and the reviews are so-so.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 17, 2018
Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II

Cannes 2018

Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II

Critical reception is subdued compared to the raves for Happy Hour (2015).

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 16, 2018
Diamantino Tops the Critics’ Week Awards

Cannes 2018

Diamantino Tops the Critics’ Week Awards

Joachim Trier’s jury goes for a satire about a Portuguese soccer star.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 16, 2018
Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built

Cannes 2018

Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built

Critics come down hard on this portrait of a serial killer, but the film does have its champions.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 16, 2018
Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman

Cannes 2018

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman

It’s the true story of a black detective who infiltrated the KKK—and Lee just might have a hit on his hands.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 15, 2018
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters

Cannes 2018

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters

The story of a family teetering on the edge of poverty scores a solid first round of reviews.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 15, 2018
Alice Rohrwacher’s Happy as Lazzaro

Cannes 2018

Alice Rohrwacher’s Happy as Lazzaro

A fable, a social critique, and a frontrunner for the top prize.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 15, 2018
Jafar Panani’s 3 Faces

Cannes 2018

Jafar Panani’s 3 Faces

A mystery, a road movie, and a tribute to the late Abbas Kiarostami.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 14, 2018
Gaspar Noé’s Climax

Cannes 2018

Gaspar Noé’s Climax

A dance party gets way, way out of hand.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 14, 2018
Jaime Rosales’s Petra

Cannes 2018

Jaime Rosales’s Petra

A favorite at Cannes, the Spanish director returns with one of his best features yet.

By David Hudson

On Film / The Daily
May 14, 2018