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.
Do you have a particular bucket-list trip you’ve been holding off on taking due to the general state of the world? Now might be the perfect time to start planning again. A new Skyscanner survey found about 30 percent of travelers, both in the United States and globally, are considering a bucket-list trip for 2022. The survey also found about one quarter of travelers are looking to travel to new places, and nearly half are considering destinations further away than they might have visited in recent years.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Hawai’ians have a high respect for mindfulness and rest and recognize the importance of “nanea,” the relaxation of the mind, body and spirit. With August National Wellness Month, travelers to the islands of Maui and Oahu can discover wellness experiences, each desiged to leave them in a state of nanea. For a Hawai’ian getaway that restores balance and indulges you in wellness-focused activities, check out these experiences from resorts around the state.
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Looking for a fun road trip? Take to Florida’s A1A, a 300-plus-mile highway following the state’s Atlantic Coast. Where are some of the best spots to stop along this designated Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway? Here are a few ideas: