Review: Class warfare depicted brilliantly in ‘Parasite’
Bong Joon-ho's film "Parasite" starts in a dingy, half-basement apartment with a family of four barely able to scratch out a life. There must be no place to go but up, right? Yes and no. There's...
New York Film Festival sets slate with Almodovar, Varda
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Festival announced the main slate for its 57th edition on Tuesday, adding films by Pedro Almodovar, Noah Baumbach and the late Agnes Varda to its selective annual...
Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize
CANNES, France (AP) — South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top...
From Elton to Elle, the best images of Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival drew to a close Saturday, but it left behind a trail of memorable moments, from a sparking Elton John to Quentin Tarantino's return to the...
CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning, the youngest juror ever at the Cannes Film Festival, said she's been transformed by her experience at the French festival.
CANNES, France (AP) — The Latest on the Cannes Film Festival (all times local):
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers...
Tilda Swinton relishes her samurai turn in ‘Dead Don’t Die’
CANNES, France (AP) — Tilda Swinton feels most at home at the Berlin Film Festival, but she's steadily become a regular at the Cannes Film Festival.
Steven Yeun takes a leap into Korean cinema with ‘Burning’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Steven Yeun is getting some of highest acclaim of his career, and awards buzz, for the South Korean film "Burning," a lyrical and anxious adaptation of Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn Burning." But it almost didn't happen, at least with Yeun.
Pitt joins Swinton and Collins at ‘Okja’ premiere
With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix
CANNES, France (AP) — This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions.
With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in ‘Okja’
CANNES, France (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal says he was motivated by one goal above all others while shooting the fantasy "Okja": making his Korean director giggle.
"It's legitimately fun to get him to laugh off-camera," Gyllenhaal said in an interview alongside "Okja" director Bong Joon-ho who was, naturally, chuckling as Gyllenhaal spoke. "You know when you get the giggle we're going to print it and move on."
This year’s Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change
NEW YORK (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, has historically been about as fond of change as day-old baguettes.
As much as its screens light up with the world's most daring, adventurous cinema, the French Riviera festival protects its traditions more closely than its dapper hosts guard the famous Cannes red carpet. But this year, even as Cannes prepares for a lavish birthday celebration, the Croisette is quaking with transformation.