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Cannes 2017: The Square (2017)

The Square represents stability and order; a space in which “everyone has equal rights and responsibilities.” Inevitably though, the area that surrounds The Square is a swirling pool of chaos that cannot be controlled. It is within this…

Cannes 2017: Okja (2017)

While the majority of critics cruising the Croisette continue to debate the pros and cons of the Netflix distribution model, here I am mourning the fact that a lack of theatrical release will likely mean I won’t be able to treat myself to a…

Cannes 2017: Sea Sorrow (2017)

Vanessa Redgrave’s decision to make her directorial debut at 80 years of age wasn’t born out of creative curiosity, but a moral duty. Over 50+ years, she has built a formidable reputation as a human rights activist, reaching out to…

Cannes 2017: Loveless (2017)

Russians – their motherland is so cold, and so are the people… Loveless, director Andrey Zvyagintsev’s frosty procedural drama, is a film so conceptually forceful, it has the clout to leave a mark on your psyche that’s as clear as a…