This year, Australian director George Miller (Mad Max, Babe) will preside over the Cannes Film Festival, which will be hosted by French actor Laurent Lafitte. Woody Allen’s Café Society (starring Kristin Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg) will open the festival, followed by these highly anticipated screenings.
Celebrated Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar will compete for the Palme d’Or grand prize with Julieta, a story spanning two decades following a woman’s experience living with mental illness.
Andrea Arnold presents her first film shot in America, depicting a girl who travels the country with a group of misfits (including Shia LeBeouf) in this coming-of-age road film.
Cannes isn’t complete without one blockbuster flick. Last year’s was Mad Max, but this year the festival takes a lighter turn with Disney’s BFG, based on Ronald Dahl’s classic children’s tale.
The Nice Guys
After a short stint with Marvel, Shane Black makes his directorial return with detective comedy The Nice Guys, starring Ryan Gosling as a private eye and Russell Crowe as his enforcer.
Jeff Nichols, hot off his futuristic sci-fi Midnight Special, will be screening his new historic drama Loving, which tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple who were sentenced to jail in 1958.
Set in 1930s Korea during Japanese occupation, Oldboy director Park Chan-wook tells a Victorian love story between a woman and her maid, based on Sarah Waters’ crime novel Fingersmith.
Jodie Foster directs this financial thriller starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Clooney plays financial TV personality Lee Gates who is held hostage after a viewer loses all his money due to a bad tip from the show.
Almost a third of the country of Cornwall is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, an official distinction that recognizes its amazing coastline, high moors and wooded valleys.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
The Charles Darwin Foundation celebrates its 60th anniversary as a non-profit this year, making it the perfect time to head to the Galapagos Islands.