Cannes Flashback: Cannes Premieres of Life Itself, Foxcatcher and The Homesman

“The Homesman,” directed by Tommy Lee Jones, is an interesting take on the female homesteader going west during the settling of America. Hilary Swank gives us a character we haven’t seen before in a western. She’s strong, independently wealthy and very capable, but not a cowgirl. She’s smart and cultured, but she needs a man […]

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Cannes Flashback: Wonderstruck, Netflix Controversy and More

Security around the festival has increased quite a bit this year as well, contributing to some of the congestion in foot traffic around Cannes. In addition to more police, the festival is using metal detectors at the entrances to the Palais and supposedly even anti-drone technology in the skies. It takes a tad bit longer […]

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