Among the Cannes Film Festival's highlights thus far have been The Bling Ring and Jeune et jolie, two films about bored adolescents dabbling in criminal activity.
Critics have noted that the world's most prestigious film festival will spotlight an outsize number of movies from its host country—as well, of course, as from the U.S.
With Steven Spielberg presiding over a high-profile melange of actors and filmmakers in the judging committee, there could be some blending and clashing of artistic visions.
A raunchy Southern thriller, a cross-dressing epic, and a surreal French fantasy were among the fest's best movies.
The jury at the international film festival handed out a relatively conservative set of awards.
Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman light up the unfairly bashed Lee Daniels film 'The Paperboy'
The buzz on the Kerouac adaptation is bad, but the movie's actually pretty good.
At Cannes, a glimpse into the weird world of ads for films that don't have distributors--films like 'Lesbian Vampire Warriors' and 'Zombieass'
A young director talks about his Cannes hit about a man's transformation into womanhood
This ode to young love overcomes the 'Royal Tenenbaums' director's worst tendencies
A preview of the influential film festival that kicks off May 16