Film Comment editor Gavin Smith and associate editor Scott Foundas debate the films that screened in the first half of the lineup for our latest podcast from the Cannes Film Festival.
The mood around Cannes is as gray as the weather here among many film critics and industry types. Is there a silver lining?
From lightbulbs to elephant training to traditional rope making, the 12 environmental and cultural films in "Green Screens: Cinema Planeta" (June 1 –3) explore some of the world's most fascinating and overlooked issues.
Fifteen years ago, Xavier Dolan saw a movie that changed his life. It also dramatically influenced the beautiful film that brought him back to Cannes this year.
An imprisoned Italian murderer is the unlikely star of one of the strongest new films to screen in competition at Cannes so far.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker's funny and touching new film "The We and the I" follows a group of kids on a long MTA bus ride in the Bronx on the last day of school. The film opened Directors' Fortnight today at Cannes.