Cannes 2012: ‘Cosmopolis’ preview

If A Dangerous Method (2011) had been made by Stephen Frears, no one would have battered an eyelid, but coming from Canadian body horror master David Cronenberg meant a fairly decent if dull costume drama suffered for simply not being Videodrome (1983). However, the announcement that Cronenberg’s next feature Cosmopolis Continue Reading

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Cannes 2012: ‘The Hunt’ preview

Danish director Thomas Vinterberg garnered widespread international acclaim in the mid-1990s with his debut feature film Festen (The Celebration, 1998), an unsettling, naturalistic drama exposing a dysfunctional upper-class Danish family with a shocking secret. Vinterberg’s first film was also the inaugural work of the Dogme 95 movement, adhering to a Continue Reading