Archive for the ‘cannes film festival’ Category

the future of lars von trier

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

if you compare the video on the daily telegraph’s website to the one on the guardian newspaper’s website, you will see that it’s really easy to make anyone look like an asshole. the guardian newspaper‘s video is a bit more nuanced in that it shows the entire context of lars von trier’s faux pas that has made him persona non grata while the telegraph starts in medias res.


uncle boonmee wins cannes film festival

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

the unusual thai film, with the unweildly name, uncle bonmee who can recall his past lives has won the palme d’or at the 2010 cannes film festival. a surrealistic film buddha would approve of. the film was directed by apichatpong weerasethakul.

cannes film festival 12 may - 23 may 2010