After a downbeat and water-logged opening, fine films from the Coens, Clio Barnard and Hirokazu Kore-eda lifted the mood at this year's film festival
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Baz Luhrmann has shrugged off the criticism of his big screen adaptation of The Great Gatsby, taking inspiration from its author F Scott Fitzgerald, who was “horrendously criticised” when the novel was published.
A wet and controversial Cannes has still produced some excellent films, says Geoffrey Macnab
I fear that someone has been having our Gallic friends across la Manche on. Somehow, they've come to believe that the pasty-faced, soap-dodging would-be troubadour that is Pete Doherty is not only cool, but that he is a sensible choice for the romantic lead in a period film.
Brad Pitt's role as a brutal mob enforcer is not just a gangster story but a commentary on modern living, he said today.
Doherty is perfectly cast as 19th-century dandy
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Prime Minister's private guests all had one thing in common: wealth
What was clear last night is that the Oscars are now a surprise-free zone. By the time the statuettes are dished out on a Sunday night in late February, there have been so many other awards ceremonies already that it is already ordained what will win.
He directed some of the most memorable films of recent times, but he has had enough. He explains why to Tom Teodorczuk
What to see and where to be seen
Cheerful and entertaining, joyful and uplifting – this year's Riviera jamboree has not dazzled, but it has delivered a rare crop of inventive cinema in which the story shines
As Robert De Niro and his fellow jurors assess the merits of Almodovar, von Trier, and Malick's latest movies, Geoffrey Macnab salutes a festival that has focused on women
The Cannes Film Festival, long-heralded for its libertarian attitude to the work and lives of its many auteurs, has finally drawn a line in the sun-scorched sand. Its organisers have banned Danish director Lars von Trier from the festival for telling the world's media he was "a Nazi" and could "understand Hitler".