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Cannes 2013 preview: Competitive spirit
Can the announcement of the Official Selection for Cannes ever quite live up to the fevered anticipation, asks Nick James?
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Excess for success: Behind the Candelabra, The Great Gatsby and The Bling Ring at Cannes 2013
Catherine Bray leaves behind the UK’s current arte povera to visit the bling, yachts and fairy dust at this year’s Cannes.
Thursday 16 May 2013
An open book: Cannes 2013 awards preview
There’s no second-guessing which of many contenders Steven Spielberg’s jury is about to anoint, says Nick James.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Cannes 2013: Awards reaction
Nick James on a great set of prizes.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Character, action, morality: Fruitvale Station versus The Bling Ring
Nick Roddick on Fruitvale Station, a Sundance winner with a grip on all the above – and Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring.
Friday 17 May 2013
Tough acts to follow: The Past and Stranger by the Lake
Geoff Andrew sees A Separation’s Asghar Farhadi lose his feet in Paris – and Alain Guiraudie find his in Provence.
Saturday 18 May 2013
Three morality tales for our times: Like Father Like Son, A Touch of Sin and The Selfish Giant
Kieron Corless sees Jia Zhangke take up arms, Koreeda Hirokazu turn class tables and Clio Barnard scrap and scrape on the outskirts of Bradford.
Sunday 19 May 2013
Dark mirrors: Seduced and Abandoned, The Missing Picture and The Last of the Unjust
James Toback, Rithy Panh and Claude Lanzmann offer mortal reflections and remembrance on the festival’s first Sunday, finds Geoff Andrew.
Monday 20 May 2013
Rich visions: The Great Beauty, A Castle in Italy and Seduced and Abandoned
Paolo Sorrentino, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi and James Toback show us the money. By Nick James.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
The trapped and the free: Behind the Candelabra
Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace movie – mootedly his last – is not only a cracking time piece, but also carries apt echoes of Citizen Kane, finds Geoff Andrew.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
This is noir: The Bastards
Claire Denis peers into the contemporary heart of darkness, says Amy Taubin.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Up close and physical: Blue is the Warmest Colour
From its long hot shags to its skin-blotched arguments and sleeping faces, Abdellatif Kechiche’s romance pushes the boundaries of naturalism on screen.
Friday 24 May 2013
Divine mysteries: Norte, End of History versus The 14th July Girl
Lav Diaz’s Dostoyevskian epic Norte, End of History should surely have been competing for top honours in this year’s festival, says Kieron Corless.
Saturday 25 May 2013
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