Tag Archives: Matt Ross

“Captain Fantastic” is one of the year’s most pleasant surprises

You often have to take praise that comes from the Sundance Film Festival with a grain of salt. That being said, when a title goes from Sundance to the Cannes Film Festival, that’s a sign that we have quality on our hands. This movie wound up blowing me away when[...]

Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake” wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

Yesterday, the 2016 Cannes Film Festival wrapped up with the distribution of a number of awards. Of course, the jury, this time around led by George Miller, threw us some real curveballs, but Cannes surprises when the Palme d’Or is given out is more or less par for the course.[...]