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It’s a surreal satire about a dating game in which humans are turned into animals. Nicholas Barber explains why The Lobster is Cannes’ first five-star film.

They have become a staple of the red carpet along with glamorous gowns – but do they lower the tone? It’s an issue everyone is talking about at Cannes.

The King of the Blues has died at the age of 89. In this 1972 BBC documentary, he talks about his ‘stupid fingers’ and how he developed his style..

The festival has kicked off with a gritty social drama – but today it’s back in blockbuster territory with Mad Max: Fury Road.

As the dystopian action film franchise returns after 30 years, can director George Miller improve on the original? Nicholas Barber gives his verdict.

As Australia takes part in the Song Contest for the first time, Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore asks whether it could take home the top prize.

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