If Beale Street Could Talk
Jenkins’ decision to let the original storyteller live and breathe throughout If Beale Street Can Talk is a wise one.
Ben Kenigsberg is a frequent contributor to The New York Times. He edited the film section of Time Out Chicago from 2011 to 2013 and served as a staff critic for the magazine beginning in 2006. Prior to that, he was a mainstay in the film pages of The Village Voice. He has also written for Variety, Slate, The A.V. Club, and Vulture, among other publications.
At Cannes, the "Wonderstruck" and "Carol" cinematographer Edward Lachman looked back on more than four decades of film work.
Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters" took the Palme d'Or and Asia Argento reiterated her allegations against Harvey Weinstein at the awards ceremony.
Ben Kenigsberg reviews Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "The Wild Pear Tree" and makes predictions for the 2018 Cannes awards.
At Cannes, John David Washington, a son of Denzel, discusses his breakthrough performance as an African-American cop who infiltrated the Klan.
After being declared "persona non grata" by the festival in 2011, Lars von Trier returned to Cannes this year with "The House That Jack Built."
At Cannes, Christopher Nolan presented an "unrestored" 70-millimeter print of "2001: A Space Odyssey," while provocateur Gaspar Noé trolled viewers with the dance party movie "Climax."
Christopher Nolan gave a master class Saturday afternoon at Cannes, one day before presenting an "unrestored" version of "2001: A Space Odyssey."
The Icelandic survival picture "Arctic" and the Portuguese goofball comedy "Diamantino" lighten the mood at Cannes.
"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler took part in a packed discussion with Elvis Mitchell at Cannes on Thursday.
Martin Scorsese received the honorary Carrosse d'Or award at the 50th Directors' Fortnight, which also screened a restoration of "Mean Streets."