The Artist: Finally a French movie that needs no subtitles. This silent black-and-white romcom was the biggest crowd-pleaser in Cannes. Set in Hollywood, it’s tale of star-crossed stars: a Valentino-like silent film idol sees his career sink with the advent of talkies, while an extra flirts her way into his heart, and to stardom. A wonder dog steals the show. It’s a movie you can imagine Woody Allen wishing he had made.