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Cannes Day 8: Defending Xavier Dolan

4:05 pm May. 18, 2016

I knew I’d be in the minority about French-Canadian director Xavier Dolan’s new film, “It’s Only the End of the World,” which premiered in competition Wednesday night.

I liked it, but it was savaged on Twitter

Cannes Day 7: Kristen Stewart and ‘Personal Shopper’

3:37 am May. 17, 2016

Kristen Stewart has gotten a bum rap in the United States because of her role in the “Twilight” series, which wasn’t exactly Oscar material. In French director Olivier Assayas’ “Personal Shopper,” she shows some of