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Falling Back in Love With Cannes

CANNES, France — “May we now start?” I suspect the very moment the programming committee of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival heard the first song in Leos Carax’s “Annette” — an infectiously energetic, fourth-wall breaking overture that hits gonzo heights the movie never really reaches again — its destiny as the opening-night film was set. […]

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Bong Joon-ho, Pedro Almodóvar Lead New York Film Festival Lineup

Movies that won acclaim at Cannes, including the top prizewinner, “Parasite” directed by Bong Joon-ho, and “Pain and Glory,” the latest from Pedro Almodóvar, will dominate the 57th edition of the New York Film Festival in September, organizers announced Tuesday. And in a treat for fans of Almodóvar, the event’s official poster has been designed […]