All is Gatsbyish excess on the Croisette, where the Cannes Film Festival's early tone might well have been set by Baz Luhrmann's lavish film — and by Sofia Coppola's accomplished The Bling Ring.
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In his final dispatch from the Cannes Film Festival, critic Raj Ranade takes in a capitalist critique from Cronenberg and a meditation on love from an Iranian legend.
Bad weather and long lines are testing critics' patience at Cannes, but writer Raj Ranade has another roundup of notable films — including a melancholy mob drama and a "gloriously insane" entry from Leos Carax.
The political satire No and a wrenching love story from director Michael Haneke are two of the films at the top of writer Raj Ranade's list.
In the first of several letters from the Cannes Film Festival, writer Raj Ranade parses the fest's appetite for art-house fare and reports on one standout drama that's headed for the U.S. this year.