Something In The Air
A semi-autobiographical drama from director Olivier Assayas set in 1970s Paris
Three tales of murder and lust explored by the director of Velvet Goldmine.
Haynes, whose short film Superstar played out the life of Karen Carpenter with Barbie dolls, shows similar inventiveness in Poison, which weaves together three stories based on writings by Genet. 'Hero' is a documentary-style investigation into why a seven-year-old boy killed his father. 'Horror' takes the form of a Cold War B-movie as a scientist's experiments into the human sex-drive transform him into a hideously disfigured psycho, while 'Homo' examines the lascivious desires of a convict for his fellow prison inmate.
A stylish study of human deviance at its dirtiest.
Bristling with bad-boy swagger, director Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling's collaborative follow-up to Drive (in Cannes two years ago) entered the fray earlier today - Wednesday - clearly intent
Any film calling itself The Great Beauty runs the risk of turning itself into a pretty large target for sniping critics, especially at Cannes. Thankfully, Paolo Sorrentino's film more than shoulders t