2022 Cannes Diary 5

One of the big highlights of the Cannes Film Festival is the luncheon that the Mayor of Cannes (David Lisnard) holds for the press at Place de Castre – which is on a hilltop overlooking Cannes and the harbour –…

2022 Cannes Diary 4

The films of David Cronenberg typically explore body transformation, body parts coupled with technology, the intertwining of the psychological with the physical, and gore, lots of gore. His new film that premiered at the festival – ‘Crimes of the Future…

2022 Cannes Diary 3

The FAB UK team is hard at work running around from event to event getting the best coverage of the film festival online and in the next issue of FAB UK Magazine. Of course, this is a festival of the…

2022 Cannes Diary 2

There are lots and lots of film screenings at the festival, but there is one film that is getting lots of buzz and praise. No, it’s not Top Gun: Maverick which opened the festival with a bang, but it’s Ruben…

Cannes Diary with Tim Baros – Day 7

Besides loads of feature films the Cannes Film Festival also shows quite a few short films which they refer to as Courts Metrages. I saw the best of the selection on day 7. ‘Anna’ told the story about a single…

Cannes Diary with Tim Baros – Day 6

The press conference for Xavier Dolans film Matthias & Maxime started the day in the press conference room in the Palais des Festivals building. The press conference procedures start with the photocall where the cast and director go in front of photographers…

Cannes Diary by Tim Baros – Day 5

The Quentin Tarantino machine has rolled into Cannes in the form of his new film ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ It’s the most highly anticipated film of the festival, and has it lived up to the hype? More…

Cannes Diary with Tim Baros – Day 4

Day 4 started on a positive note weather wise with the sun out first thing in the morning but as the busy day went on dark clouds took over and rain dampened the red carpet event for ‘Le Jeune Ahmed’…

Cannes Diary With Tim Baros – Day 3

Les Plus Belle Annees D’une Vie (The Best Years of a Life) movie was first on my list for a very busy Sunday. Directed by French Film director Claude LeLouch – it’s a very beautiful film about an older man…

Cannes Diary with Tim Baros – Day 2

One would expect Cannes to be sunny and warm but the past couple days have been wet rainy and a bit cold. So umbrellas here have been a much-needed accessory – for without one arriving on the red carpet all…

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