'Baywatch': Film Review
Tue, 23 May 2017 07:01:00 +0000

Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron star in 'Baywatch,' a big0screen adaptation of the hit television series about lifeguards.

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‘The Villainess’ ('Ak-Nyeo’): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 19:15:40 +0000

Kim Ok-vin stars as a trained assassin blackmailed into working for the government in Jung Byung-gil's ‘The Villainess.’

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'War Machine': Film Review
Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000

Brad Pitt plays a General McChrystal-like figure in David Michod's satirical film 'War Machine,' co-starring Ben Kingsley and Tilda Swinton.

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'A Violent Life' ('Une vie violente'): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 14:02:00 +0000

'A Violent Life,' a sprawling second feature from writer-director Thierry de Peretti (Apaches), premiered as a special screening in the Cannes’ Critic Week sidebar.

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'The Workshop' ('L'Atelier'): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:53:00 +0000

French director Laurent Cantet, who won the Palme d’Or in 2008 for 'The Class,' is back in Cannes with 'The Workshop' starring Marina Fois and Matthieu Lucci.

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'The Rider': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:45:50 +0000

Chloe Zhao's second feature, 'The Rider,' premiering in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar, revolves around a young cowboy who sustains a consequential head injury.

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'Before We Vanish': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:33:09 +0000

Alien parasites take over the citizens of a small Japanese town in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's genre-bending conceptual sci-fi thriller.

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'The Killing of a Sacred Deer': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:16:40 +0000

Colin Farrell reteams with Yorgos Lanthimos, his director on 'The Lobster,' starring alongside Nicole Kidman and Barry Keoghan in this disturbing thriller.

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'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales': Film Review
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000

A pickled Johnny Depp dons the eyeliner again in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,' this time fleeing an immortal pirate-hunter played by Javier Bardem.

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'Oh Lucy!': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:05:00 +0000

Josh Hartnett plays an English teacher in Tokyo whose unconventional methods have an unsettling effect on one of his students in Atsuko Hirayanagi's feature-length reworking of her 2014 short film.

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'David Stratton: A Cinematic Life' : Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 09:26:04 +0000

Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Geoffrey Rush and more appear in Sally Aitken's documentary love letter to a venerable champion of Australian cinema, 'David Stratton: A Cinematic Life.'

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'The Day After' ('Geu-hu'): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sun, 21 May 2017 22:31:03 +0000

Prolific writer-director Hong Sang-soo's second film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and his first film in competition, is called 'The Day After' and again stars Kim Min-hee ('Claire's Camera').

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‘Happy End’: Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sun, 21 May 2017 22:06:31 +0000

Michael Haneke's new drama 'Happy End' focuses its disapproval on a wealthy French family led by iron matriarch Isabelle Huppert.

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'Mobile Homes': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sun, 21 May 2017 22:03:02 +0000

Young French director Vladimir de Fontenay probes the grungy fringes of North America's rootless underclass in 'Mobile Homes,' his Cannes festival debut.

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'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sun, 21 May 2017 16:04:55 +0000

Elle Fanning stars opposite screen newcomer Alex Sharp, along with Nicole Kidman and Ruth Wilson, in 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties,' John Cameron Mitchell's interspecies punk romance adapted from Neil Gaiman's short story.

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