And that's a wrap from Cannes
The Cannes programme had a strong US showing ... But the Anglophone films didn’t quite deliver the artistic goods. Lee Daniels’s The Paperboy got trashed. Walter Salles’s On the Road left many cold. John Hillcoat’s Lawless was only so-so.
'The Paperboy' review - Cannes Film Festival 2012
John Cusack as a death-row inmate who does a sex-wee in his trousers? Nobody drops a baby in Precious director Lee Daniels's Southern pulp-noir drama, but the Cannes crowd weren't short of scenes to gawp at when it screened this morning. Based on the novel ...
jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.