From the critical darling ‘Boyhood’ to a Canadian auteur’s Cannes success, Brian D. Johnson picks his 10 favourite films of the year
Brian D. Johnson recaps a festival defined by binge-watching, urban oases, and the craving to find film magic
A long-time film critic on TIFF 2014 and the annual ritual resurrection of our faith in cinema
Xavier Dolan takes bronze, and Julianne Moore wins best actress for Cronenberg’s ‘Maps to the Stars’
How landscape upstaged the actors in Cannes
As the competition wraps, we rate the hits and misses, and weigh the odds on the Palme d’Or
“Digital projection is the death of cinema as I know it. I don’t need to go and watch television in public.”
Our movie critic in Cannes rounds up his latest viewing
With his best film since ‘Eastern Promises,’ and one of the most playful of his career, Cronenberg is a contender for the Palme D’Or
Brian D. Johnson reports from the Croisette
May 19th, 2014 1 comment
The first of three Canadian films gets a chilly reception in Cannes
May 16th, 2014 1 comment
From Mali to Mike Leigh, the Cannes competition opens with two films that find terror in rhapsodic landscapes
Kidman says she identified with Grace Kelly through the ‘gilded cage’ of her marriage to Tom Cruise
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