Final Cannes diary entry: In which Jack bids a fond farewell to Cannes.
Day 5: In which Jack muses that the breakdown of society would be a terrible and tragic thing… but at least you wouldn’t get jostled in the street by boors with halitosis.
Day 4: In which Jack steps through the looking glass, gets a “fitty” ticket upgrade and hangs out with Pedro Almodóvar.
Day Three: In which Jack discovers a great new film by CFF favourite Celine Sciamma, falls for a Scandi short and then falls asleep in a screening.
Day Two: In which Jack loiters with Capote on the French Riviera, takes in some short films and meets a brace of Iraqi filmmakers.
Day One at Cannes Film Festival: In which Jack pops his TGV cherry, fends off French queues and goes to an English pub by mistake.
I start this December evening off by walking along the quiet, cold streets from Hackney Central station towards the welcoming stylised Hollywood Sign lights of the gorgeous new Hackney Picturehouse. Inside, I partake in the necessary beverage drinking to warm my cockles – having a bottle of the new London Fields Brewery Hackney Picturehouse Pale … Continue reading Messy Christmas with Midnight Movies
Reviewer Jack Toye is shocked, but not for the right reasons…