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The Best Movies of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, According to 75 Critics

A time of division indeed.The last two editions of Cannes, the critics IndieWire polled were in lockstep with the jury’s picks, at least for Best Film. In 2019, they chose “Parasite” and “Titane,” both winners of the Palme d’Or. In 2022, the critics are shaking things up.This year’s Palme d’Or winner, “Triangle of Sadness,” tied […]

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Critic’s Notebook: Looking for Connections in a Less-Than-Dazzling Cannes Lineup

This year, the Cannes Film Festival kicked off with a restoration of Jean Eustache’s 1973 ménage à trois scandal “The Mother and the Whore” and concluded with a screening of controversial Palme d’Or winner “Triangle of Sadness,” creating an odd kind of symmetry for the event’s 75th anniversary edition, between which I somehow managed to […]

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6 Biggest Cannes Winners and Losers — From Tom Cruise’s ‘Top Gun’ Triumph to George Miller’s Disappointing Genie

The 75th annual Cannes Film Festival reminded the world just why people love going to the movies. And movie theaters received an important endorsement from a powerful A-list ally. “I make movies for the big screen,” Tom Cruise said on May 18, just hours before “Top Gun: Maverick” premiered to a rapturous standing ovation on […]

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Park Chan-wook Teases New Western, Sci-Fi, and Serial Killer Films

Park Chan-wook was one of the big winners of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, taking home the Best Director trophy for his latest film, “Decision to Leave.” The film, which IndieWire’s David Ehrlich described as a “funny, playful, and increasingly poignant crime thriller,” was also considered a strong contender for the Palme d’Or, which ultimately […]

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Did The 2023 Oscars Kickoff At Cannes?

The closing ceremony for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival provided a number of surprises. The biggest being “Triangle of Sadness” taking the Palme d’Or. Not only did it become Ruben Östlund’s second Palme winner after the “Square,” but U.S. distributor Neon’s third win in a row after 2021’s “Titane” and 2019’s “Parasite.” Like Julia Ducournau‘s […]

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‘Triangle Of Sadness’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes 2022

Grand Prix shared between ‘Close’, ‘Stars At Noon’.Ruben Ostlund’s Triangle Of Sadness has won the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2022.More to follow.This year’s jury was presided over by French actor Vincent Lindon, and also included Jasmine Trinca, Joachim Trier, Noomi Rapace, Jeff Nichols, Asghar Farhadi, Rebecca Hall, Ladj Ly and Deepika Padukone.The winners of Un […]

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Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

Swedish director’s satire received an eight-minute standing ovation at festivalRuben Östlund’s social satire Triangle of Sadness has won the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes film festival, handing the Swedish director one of cinema’s most prestigious prizes for the second time.Östlund won Cannes’ top honour for his film The Square in 2017. Triangle of Sadness, […]

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2022 Cannes Awards: Full Winners List, from Song Kang Ho to ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Ruben Östlund won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, for “Triangle of Sadness,” a satire of influencer culture and beauty’s ability to open doors that inspired uproarious laughter — and disgust. The Swedish director, who previously won the Palme for art-world sendup “The Square,” urged the audience to let out “a primal […]

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Neon Acquires Ruben Östlund’s ‘Triangle of Sadness’ Out of Cannes

The deals at Cannes keep coming.Neon has now acquired the North American distribution rights to Ruben Östlund’s satire “Triangle of Sadness,” which is playing in the main competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.The English-language film from the Palme d’Or winning director of “The Square” and “Force Majeure” stars Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Woody Harrelson, […]

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Cannes 2022: Triangle of Sadness, Magdala, The Natural History of Destruction

Triangle of Sadness stands as the conclusion of what Ruben Östlund has recently deemed a trilogy about “being male in our times.” (It will not be a quartet.) As with the middle entry of said triptych (his 2017 Palme d’Or-winner The Square), Triangle is a movie of set pieces blanketed by a shapeshifting social critique […]

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