Tag Archives: Cannes Film Festival

Cannes champ ‘The Square’ a mass-appealing delight

9/10 The Square might just be the most broadly appealing film you’ve never heard of. In Stockholm, museum curator Christian (Claes Bang) hires a public relations team to build press for a new exhibit called The Square, and chaos ensues. … Continue reading

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Coppola’s Cannes favorite ‘The Beguiled’ is impeccable

8/10 The Beguiled is a sophisticated, confidently made film about sexual power dynamics. It’s one of the best movies in theaters, and just about everyone should take the time to see it. In Civil War Virginia, Amy (Oona Laurence) stumbles … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: ‘Alien’ barely edges ‘Guardians,’ Cannes clashes over Netflix

New offering Alien: Covenant slightly underperformed and week-three holdover Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had another strong showing, to the end that Covenant earned the weekend’s top spot by just a $1.5 million margin. Teenage romance adaptation Everything, Everything was the only other movie to … Continue reading

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Election week arthouse binge part 3: American Honey

American Honey is a vibrant mashup of a coming-of-age road movie and a smut film, blending shock value with a unique emotional experience. The film follows Star (Sasha Lane), a late teenager in a bad situation. She happens across a traveling magazine … Continue reading

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