Festival de Cannes 70: Joel Coen (and Ethan Coen), 1996

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Fargo seems to somehow encapsulate all that is exceptional about Joel and Ethan Coen and their repertoire of outstanding film-making. And that there is nobody else quite like […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Taxi Driver, 1976

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Back in college, a friend of mine, a huge Martin Scorsese nut by the way, said of Travis Bickle’s outburst at the end of Taxi Driver: that he […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: David Thewlis, 1993

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Completely forgotten by AMPAS, and many other critics and awards groups alike, our great Brit Timothy Spall was awarded the Best Actor prize for his terrific, quirky, devastating […]

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