Cannes 2016: Personal Shopper review

★★★☆☆ Personal Shopper sees former Twilight star Kristen Stewart continue her Cannes run with a bracingly mad little ghost story that reunites her with Clouds of Sils Maria director Olivier Assayas. As with the former film, Stewart plays Maureen, someone who in reality might be working for the actress. After Continue Reading


Cannes 2016: Julieta review

★★★☆☆ The first words that come to your mind after seeing a film by Pedro Almodóvar are usually ‘flamboyant’, ‘over-the-top’, or perhaps ‘fabulous’. His latest offering, showing at the 69th Cannes film festival, is more likely to have you thinking ‘efficient’, ‘workman-like’ and possibly the dreaded ‘average’. It’s as if Continue Reading