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Isabelle Huppert gives a wicked performance in "Elle."

Cannes Day 10: Two fine movies close out competition

7:27 am May. 21, 2016

Two fine but very different movies — Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle” and Asghar Farad’s “The Salesman” — closed out the competition this weekend for the Palme d’Or in Cannes. And either one could get a major

The family in "Captain Fantastic," dressed up for a funeral in their own peculiar way.

Cannes Day 9: Loving ‘Captain Fantastic’

8:43 am May. 19, 2016

U.S. director Matt Ross has a winner in his Un Certain Regard entry at Cannes, “Captain Fantastic.”

The movie stars Viggo Mortensen as Ben, a left-wing father who is raising his family in the wilds of

Gaspar Ulliel in Xavier Dolan's "It's Only the End of the World."

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