Cannes Film Festival 2024: Yes, Women Cannes – Nikki Fowler reports

This year, the Cannes Film Festival spotlighted a rich diversity within its Official Selection Jury, including prominent women like Oscar nominee Lily Gladstone (Killers of the Flower Moon) and the Jury President, Oscar-winning director Greta Gerwig (Barbie). The festival celebrated the achievements of many female filmmakers and actresses, who not only appeared on screens in the South of France but also took home prestigious awards. The festival was a powerful celebration of women’s contributions to cinema, setting a high standard for future events.

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A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK – Review by Susan Granger

After a long delay, punctuated by scandal, Woody Allen’s new romantic comedy has been released. As always, Woody Allen’s dialogue is witty and funny, complemented by musical selections from the Great American Songbook with kudos to cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, production designer Santo Loquasto and costumer Suzy Benzinger. Bottom line: while it’s not as good as Blue Jasmine or Midnight in Paris, it’s an amusing interlude.

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