Cannes Dispatch #7: Climax

Cannes Dispatch #7: Climax

In a genuinely shocking turn of events, self-promoting shit-stirrer Gaspar Noé’s new film Climax — re-screened for festival-goers yesterday after it won the Directors’ Fortnight’s Art Cinema Award — is one of the best and most broadly-loved films to premiere in Cannes this year, pleasing devoted followers while winning over a fair many skeptics in the process. I’ll confess to being reasonably on board with his let’s-not-call-it-a-“project” coming into this one — especially when he works in 3D, as he did in his throwback to ’70s erotica, Love (2015) — though my enthusiasm for his movies has been invariably mitigated by […]
BRUCE DAVIS

My interest in all things technical started at age 5 years old. I’ve since been fascinated with problem-solving of all kinds. These days I curate blog posts for our audience.

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