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Cannes 2021

  1. fridge fixer
    Jeremy Strong Practiced His Dad Jokes on Anne HathawayThe two star as fictional versions of James Gray’s parents in Armageddon Time.
  2. movie review
    Nitram Dares You Not to Look AwayViolence is its own form of language in filmmaker Justin Kurzel’s portrait of an Australian mass shooter.
  3. after yang
    Colin Farrell Gets His Ex Machina Dance Moment at CannesOne has not lived until one has seen Farrell, solemn, in a full-body jumpsuit, doing a competitive TikTok challenge in After Yang.
  4. a star is born
    The Worst Person in the World’s Glowing Reviews Made Renate Reinsve PukeThe Norwegian actress leads Joachim Trier’s The Worst Person in the World. Her performance (and that tampon scene) is grabbing attention.
  5. profile
    Under Her SkinJulia Ducournau lets us in on the years of fury, angst, and comedy that fueled the Palme d’Or–winning, genre-smashing Titane.
  6. renesmee
    The Twilight Baby Walked So the Annette Baby Could FlyThe breakout star of Cannes 2021 is a puppet.
  7. the void
    All Your Questions About Adam Driver Singing During Cunnilingus, AnsweredDoes he belt directly into Marion Cotillard’s vagina in Annette, or nah?
  8. movie review
    The Beautiful, Baffling Annette Dares You to Take It SeriouslyAdam Driver and Marion Cotillard bare it all, in more ways than one, for Leos Carax and Sparks’ moving, bizarre musical.
  9. trailer mix
    The Lamb Trailer Looks Less Cute Than It SoundsFeaturing one of the most discomfiting uses of a Beach Boys needle drop in film.
  10. coming soon
    Palme d’Or Winner Titane Brings Car Sex to a Theater Near You on October 1No, not that kind of car sex.
  11. cannes 2021
    The Best Movies Out of Cannes Are Slow, Introspective, and Utterly BonkersThis year’s French film festival was a polar-bear plunge back into the world of cinema.
  12. cannes 2021
    Julia Ducournau’s Titane Wins the Palme d’Or for Cannes 2021Grand Jury president Spike Lee made a Palme d’Oops when he announced the Palme d’Or winner up top.
  13. cannes 2021
    Titane Director Julia Ducournau Doesn’t See Herself As a Provocateur“Honestly, I think if I were a man, nobody would say that.”
  14. cannes film festival
    Twitter Is Having a Ball With This Photo From CannesWho didn’t get the memo?
  15. cannes 2021
    Which of These Cannes Movies Is the ‘Next Uncut Gems’?A new film-festival tradition: crowning the heir to Howard Ratner.
  16. cannes 2021
    100 Bewildering Hours at CannesThe most glamorous film festival remains unchanged — except for that pesky Delta variant.
  17. cannes 2021
    Everything You Need to Know About Aline, the Unofficial Celine Dion BiopicIn which a 57-year-old Valérie Lemercier plays the singer at all ages of life, including 5 years old.
  18. cannes 2021
    The French Body-Horror Film That Has Cannes in StitchesJulia Ducournau’s Titane kicks off with a woman having sex with her car, and only gets more bonkers from there.
  19. cannes 2021
    There’s Darkness at the Edge of Wes Anderson’s Technicolor French DispatchHollywood’s least-contemporary filmmaker has made a movie all about prison, protests, and police.
  20. cannes 2021
    Bergman Island Is for the Ingmar Bergman HeadsLet Mia Hansen-Løve explain you to yourself.
  21. trailer mix
    Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria Trailer Is Here and Full of BuzzFiguratively and literally.
  22. cannes 2021
    Hey, Sean Penn Didn’t Get Booed at Cannes This TimeFlag Day’s premiere night went decidedly better than the last time the actor-director was on the Croisette.
  23. cannes 2021
    Jodie Turner-Smith Files Police Report in Cannes After Jewel TheftThis one’s a case for Inspector Clouseau.
  24. cannes 2021
    Léa Seydoux Tests Positive for COVID, May Have to Skip CannesThe French actress has four films premiering at the Festival this year, three in competition.
  25. cannes 2021
    The Wildest Moments from Benedetta, Paul Verhoeven’s Lesbian Nunsploitation FilmPaul Verhoeven’s latest Cannes movie is an onslaught of graphic sex, graphic deaths, elaborate nun gossip, and incredibly groomed pubic hair.
  26. cannes 2021
    The Souvenir Part II More Than Justifies Its Own ExistenceJoanna Hogg and Tilda Swinton receive a roar of applause at their sequel film’s Cannes premiere.
  27. cannes 2021
    The Best Sex Scene at Cannes Is in CowI’m talking, of course, about Andrea Arnold’s new documentary about cows.
  28. cannes 2021
    The Hottest Ticket at Cannes Is a Clean Spit SampleNew COVID regulations ensure that — for American attendees of the 2021 Festival de Cannes — the French event has become an odyssey of saliva.
  29. trailer mix
    Watch a Parade of Val Kilmers (and One Mark Twain) in the Val TrailerGo behind the scenes on Top Gun, Batman Forever, and more.
  30. shakeups
    Taron Egerton Replacing Robert Pattinson in Claire Denis’s The Stars at NoonDuty calls for the new Batman, who’s stepping aside due to shooting conflicts.
  31. cannes 2021
    Val Kilmer Is Finally the Main CharacterThe actor says he’s been filming himself for decades, and now his footage is a surprising and strange documentary, Val.
  32. spike oui
    Spike Lee Is Pretty in Pink for His First Cannes As Jury PresidentDo the right thing and give the man his flowers.
  33. cannes 2021
    Against All Odds, Cannes Film Festival Is BackHere are the 12 movies we’re excited to see on the Croisette this year.
  34. cannes 2021
    Julia Ducournau’s Titane Trailer Wants to Knock Us Out Cold AgainThe French writer-director’s second feature, about a woman on some kind of metal-related rampage, will premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
  35. cinéma
    Wes Anderson and Sean Penn Will Bring Their Signature Whimsy to Cannes24 films are in contention for the Palme d’Or.
  36. the festival circuit
    Cannes Festival 2021 Pushes Its Dates from May to JulyWhy? Because they Cannes.