Tag: Jeff Nichols

Cannes Film Festival 2016: Why this year’s lineup is the best one ever

It’s that time of year when all of World Cinema’s elite is preparing to gather on the French Riviera once again in order to stage the world’s most prestigious film festival, Cannes. On the morning of April 14, this year’s hotly anticipated lineup announcement finally arrived and with it the promise of a slew of new films directed by some of the most renowned and respected filmmakers in all of the world. Like countless other devout film enthusiasts, I found myself dumbfounded at the sheer glutteny of talent assembled for the purposes of screening their film at this year’s festival which is scheduled to run from May 11 to May 22.