British actor Timothy Spall poses during the Award Winners photocall after he won the Best Performance by an Actor award for his role in the movie ‘Mr Turner’ at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes,

There were surprises galore when the Cannes Jury, headed by Australian director Jane Campion, unveiled the prizes for the 2014 festival, but, in the e(...)

Review: Mommy

For arthouse junkies, the young French-Canadian film-maker Xavier Dolan has long been the most exciting blot on the cinematic landscape. We say long: (...)

Review: Jimmy’s Hall

In Ken Loach’s The Wind that Shakes the Barley, the winner here at Cannes in 2006, Sir John Hamilton, an Anglo-Irish squire, warns the revolutionaries(...)

Anarchy reigned in the queues to access the main festival screening of the latest film from Jean-Luc Godard. In his Maoist days, the great director ma(...)

Still the Water **** Directed by Naomi Kawase. Starring Makiko Watanabe, Hideo Sakaki, Jun Murakami, Miyuki Matsuda, Tetta Sugimoto. 110 min, in compe(...)

Review: Whiplash

Traditionally, Un Certain Regard was thought to be Cannes’ silver medal competition. In recent years, however, the Directors’ Fortnight programme has (...)

Review: The Search

Michel Hazanavicius was best known in France for goofy spy film parodies until 2011, when his film The Artist won over international audiences and hat(...)

Marion Cotillard: there are enough ruffles and creases to distract from her celebrity

Can the Dardenne brothers, Belgian realists par excellence, jointly become the first men to win three Palmes d’Or at Cannes? It’s possible. The premis(...)

Mia Wasikowska: her character finds a job as ‘core whore’ to a fading star

The sight, early on in Maps to the Stars, of Robert Pattinson cruising in a limousine, may cause David Cronenberg watchers some anxiety. Are we in for(...)

Steve Carell and Channing Tatum
Review: Foxcatcher

Bennett Miller has been creeping up on us over the past few years. For Capote, he placed elegant packaging around a transcendent performance. Moneybal(...)