CANNES FESTIVAL, Will Smith and Jessica Chastain on jury

Read our coverage during the festival May 17-27.

Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, Maren Ade, Fan Binbing, Park Chan-Wook, Paolo Sorrentino and Gabriel Yared (a French-Lebanese composer known for writing the score for "The English Patient") have just been announced as this year’s jurors at the 2017 Cannes Festival, celebrating seventy years this year. These brave men and women will help jury president Pedro Almodóvar in choosing a winner among this ... more >

Eighties Cinema – FRANCE

MOVIETRACKS Episode # 13

[correction: I mistakenly mentioned on the show that "Destinée" is from "Le Père Noel est une Ordure." In fact, it's taken from a clip from "Les Sous-Doués en Vacances."] Destinée, sung by Guy Marchand, music by Vladimir Cosma (Les sous-doués en vacances, directed by Claude Zidi), 1982 Reality, sung by Richard Sanderson, music by Vladimir Cosma (La Boum, directed by Claude Pinoteau), ... more >