Cannes 2019: Palme d’Or lineup announced

The Cannes lineup for its 72nd edition was announced today. Following a falling out with Netflix and the increasingly heavyweight competition of Venice, the 2019 programme feels like it had something to prove – and it looks to have delivered. About half of the official competition appears to be made Continue Reading

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Film Review: Loro

★☆☆☆☆ Paolo Sorrentino announced himself on the international stage with the sterling Il Divo, a study of Italy’s perennial mover and fixer Giulio Andreotti and in the process an evisceration of the Italian political class, with a style that oscillated between Quentin Tarantino and Federico Fellini. Since then Sorrentino’s career Continue Reading