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72nd Cannes film festival all the awards

After eleven days of screenings, crowds, screams, talks, questions, answers, joys, sorrows, satisfaction and disappointments, the time has arrived for Smiles, hand shakes, hugs and kisses

Young Minds and Dangerous Ideologies

Dardenne brothers are well known for their films that focus on issues affecting the youngsters. THE SON, THE CHILD, THE KID WITH A BIKE, and THE UNKNOWN GIRL

Sorry we missed you

Who has not received a note like this from the courier guys when you were not at home to receive a parcel addressed to them? And we have several news reports on food delivery boys and girls, speeding, meeting with accidents and collapsing.

The day of the wretched poor

The French director Ladj Ly's debut feature LES MISERABLE took the audience by storm. LES MISERABLE depicts the vulnerable underbelly of the Parisian suburb of Montfermeil

Zombies all the way

Amid its usual pomp and pageantry of the Red Carpet, on a wonderful evening with a pleasant nip in the air, 72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival kicked off with a poignant tribute to late Agnes Varda.

Cannes counts its numbers

Sylvester Stallone, AKA Rocky Balboa AKA John Rambo will be in Cannes to announce the forthcoming release of his brand new film RAMBO V : LAST BLOOD.


Cannes season sets in from May 14 new films are waiting to be unspooled. Film aficionados are converging to watch, sell, acquire, write about the films and the setting, to soak in the sun and sand with celebrities, to cut deals while they savour sea food or salads

That is what Cannes Film Festival is.

The appointment of Jury Presidents, selection of films in official sections and sidebar events, the events surrounding the festival, like master classes – the very announcements have an unfailing rhythm that the long time participants of the festival never miss. They all know with certainty what to expect when till it leads to the opening of the Festival itself.

Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem starrer to open 71st Festival de Cannes.

The 71st Festival de Cannes will open with EVERYBODY KNOWS, a Spanish drama, by the two times Oscar winner and Iranian master Asghar Farhadi starring the power couple of Spanish Cinema, the ever charming Penelope Cruz and the great actor Javier Bardem. Both Cruz and Bardem are Oscar winners.

How could Cannes achieve this greatness?

It is that time of the year when film aficionados all over the world pour over the flight schedules to Nice in France and hunt for accommodation in a Mediterranean costal city which was once a small fishing village. As it happens year after year, they are getting ready for their annual pilgrimage to Cannes to pay their obeisance to the most respected film event in the world, the 71st Cannes Film Festival, that premiere International Film Festival slated from May 8 – 19, 2018.

Dil Diya Hai Music Review

Hashmi in an author-backed role (he's there in almost all frames) is required to go through a gamut of expressions, from grimace to turmoil. He passes muster. But please don't expect him to pull off a story of guilt and rdemption, a la Dilip Kumar in DEVDAS or even Rajesh Khanna in AAP KI KASAM.