Sean Penn has been named the jury president for this year's Cannes fest, being held from May 14-25.
Cannes Film Festival
Human nature's dark side is the menacing midwife to the stillbirth of '60s idealism in the initially challenging and ultimately riveting "United Red Army."
It's the Chinese state bureaucracy vs. a strong-willed female farmer, and the result is an uneasy standoff in Feng Yan's beautifully observed doc, "Bingai." A worthy addition to the Mainland's…
Ambitious, almost novelistic pic ultimately fails to dramatize its lead character's conflicts in cinematic terms.
Winning the Palme d'Or is a career-changing experience for any filmmaker, but for Cristian Mungiu, whose "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" took this year's top honor at the Cannes Film Festival and is…
Distraught because his girlfriend has ended their romance over the phone, a man attempts to drive across traffic-snarled Sao Paulo to kiss and make up in "The Milky Way." Frequently inventive and…
A young romantic trails a gamine around Strasbourg in "In the City of Sylvia," a finely tuned meditation on looking and longing in which auteur Jose Luis Guerin brings the same keen attention to…
Expansively, dramatically, magnificently Russian, Nikita Mikhalkov's loose remake of "12 Angry Men" plays like vintage jazz from a veteran band.
Solidifying his status in the hierarchy of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Fremaux has been upped from artistic director to delegate general of the world's highest-profile fest.
"Paloma Delight" is an eventful tale of distaff ingenuity set in contempo Algiers.
Viewers have seen a lot of rock 'n' rollers onstage carrying bottles, but they're not usually full of oxygen.