Director Quentin Tarantino and actor Brad Pitt pose during a photocall for the film Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood, at the  Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

“Have you had a good Cannes?” That question is being asked in every queue and on every escalator. The answer depends on which average you’re using. (...)

Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots in Vivarium, the Irish film that premiered at Cannes on Saturday

Lorcan Finnegan’s Vivarium, an Irish science-fiction horror, has had its world premiere as part of International Critics Week at the Cannes film festi(...)

Quentin Tarantino: his drama of hippy Hollywood will turn heads. Photograph: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty

Pedro Almodóvar, Ken Loach, Jim Jarmusch, Quentin Tarantino and Terrence Malick are in competition. Werner Herzog and Abel Ferrara are also offering n(...)

Jesse Eisenberg: “I spent the first 30 years worrying about things that were invisible, and now I get to worry about something that’s visible,” the actor says about having a son. Photograph: Mike Pont/WireImage/Getty

Jesse Eisenberg has a reputation for not suffering fools, for witheringly knocking down any stupid questions that are put to him. In the 12 years sinc(...)

Instagram influencer  Taylor (Elizabeth Olsen) and her unhinged stalker Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza) in ‘Ingrid Goes West’:   social media misquotations and mistranslations  pepper the movie

In television-land, the “sadcom” likely peaked sometime between Phoebe Waller-Bridge sobbing through the denouement of Fleabag and Sarah Lynn’s visit (...)

‘Top Gear’ presenters (from left to right): Chris Harris, Rory Reid, Sabine Schmitz, Chris Evans, Eddie Jordan and The Stig, during the launch of the new series of the show at Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey, England. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Chris Evans has admitted to being scared while filming a segment for the new series of Top Gear that involved racing to the highest pub in South Afric(...)

The first thing that attendees of this year’s Cannes Festival saw on the screen was a logo for Amazon Studios. This marks a new adventure for the eve(...)

Jesse Eisenberg: “An astute observer of human delusion.” Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
The Jesse Eisenberg principle
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Jesse Eisenberg has a habit of using five sentences where one might do, unless it’s on the topic of moviemaking. Thankfully we’re discussing his de(...)

Muffled: Gabriel Byrne and Amy Ryan in Louder Than Bombs

Joachim Trier, Norwegian director of the piercing Oslo, August 31st, has made a film about somebody who is no longer here. This achingly tastef(...)

Context is everything. We think we know the “sort of person” who pays to see films by Kelly Reichardt. Since the critical success of Old Joy in 2006, (...)

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